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12th Annual Hot Rod Drag Week Travels Through Plymouth

September 15, 2016
12th Annual Hot Rod Drag Week Travels Through Plymouth

Hundreds of drag racing competitors traveled through Plymouth Wednesday, in the middle of the five day drag racing event that covers more than 1,000 miles in the same car, with the same engine in a race to determine who will earn the title as the Fastest Street Car in America. 400 hundred competitors started...
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Yellow River Bank Stabilization Project at Footbridge Underway

September 14, 2016
Yellow River Bank Stabilization Project at Footbridge Underway

The bank stabilization project on the Yellow River that Marshall County has been working on for more that 6 years is beginning to take shape.   In 2012 the stabilization project was bid with the cost a shocking $460,000 to $658,000. The county surveyor and drainage board decided to hold off on the project...
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Airport Board Updated on Multiple Projects

September 14, 2016
Airport Board Updated on Multiple Projects

After Tuesday night’s aviation board meeting, a number of projects are proceeding.   The AWOS equipment has arrived ad the EPA approvals are complete. The project needs a final approval which is expected to be here in a week and Michigan Contracting is expected to begin the installation project by October. Final FCC approval...
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Bourbon Continues Work Cleaning Up Properties

September 14, 2016
Bourbon Continues Work Cleaning Up Properties

The Town of Bourbon mirrors many other towns and cities throughout the state as they continue to deal with vacant houses. During the Town Council meeting on September 13, Bill Keyser of Zoning/Building spoke to the efforts to contact property owners who are non-residents of the town.  Keyser said two of the vacant properties...
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Haddix Arrested for OWI

September 14, 2016
Haddix Arrested for OWI

Officer Nick Laffoon with the Marshall County Police Department was investigating an incident Saturday (9/10/16) night about 11:30 near the intersection of Redwood Road and Lincoln Highway. While on this call he observed a vehicle driving erratically and then drive off the roadway and through a yard near the intersection. Making contact with the...
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County Board of Finance Meets, Seeks Proposal for Cash Management Accounts

September 14, 2016
County Board of Finance Meets, Seeks Proposal for Cash Management Accounts

Earlier this month the Marshal County Board of Finance met to begin the process of bidding out the county’s cash management accounts for the next 2-year period from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018.   Board of Finance members: Treasurer Penny Lukenbill and Commissioners Deb Greiwank, Kurt Garner and Kevin Overmyer gathered in...
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Hammond Man Arrested for Operator Never Licensed

September 14, 2016
Hammond Man Arrested for Operator Never Licensed

Just after 10 Tuesday (9/13/16) night Officer Bragg conducted a traffic stop near U.S. 30 and S.R. 331.  During his investigation it was determined that 42 year old Manuel Alejandro Repasi  of Hammond didn’t have a driver’s license. Manuel was arrested and lodged in the Marshall County Jail for Operating a Vehicle Never Licensed...
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Marshall County Promise Encourages Parents of Kindergarten & 1st Graders to Start a 529 Account

September 14, 2016
Marshall County Promise Encourages Parents of Kindergarten & 1st Graders to Start a 529 Account

There’s a remarkable opportunity available to kindergarten and first grade students in all Marshall County schools right now.  If a parent opens a 529 savings account for their child in either of these two grades by the end of October, the Marshall County Promise fund at the Marshall County Community Foundation will make a...
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County Health Department had Limited number of Well Water Test Kits

September 14, 2016
County Health Department had Limited number of Well Water Test Kits

The Marshall County Health Department has a limited number (24) well water test kits available for flood victims. The Marshall County Health Department has received 24 well water test kits from the Indiana State Department of Health.  The Test Kits are available for pick up at the Marshall County Health Department between 8:00am and...
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Indiana Drowning Rate Declining

September 14, 2016
Indiana Drowning Rate Declining

Indiana Conservation Officers have recorded a thirty percent decrease in the number of annual state drowning victims over the past 2 years when compared to the previous five years. “Although the DNR Law Enforcement Division continues to encourage the use of life-jackets and promotes water safety messages such as Wear It and Operation Dry...
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