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Sheriff Waiting on Forensics Testing in Desirea Jones Death

January 1, 2015
Sheriff Waiting on Forensics Testing in Desirea Jones Death

On Friday, December 19th the body of 15 year old Desirae Ann Kathryn Jones from Bremen was found by a walker about 8 o’clock in the morning just off 5th Road between Hawthorn and Grape Roads, the area is commonly referred to a Little Egypt. Detectives from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department have been working this...
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Commissioners Deny Claim for Probation Department

January 1, 2015
Commissioners Deny Claim for Probation Department

A claim presented by the Marshall County Probation Department was denied by the County Commissioners during their final meeting of 2014. County Commissioner Jack Roose motioned to approve all of year-end claims presented with the exception of a $1,077.70 from the probation department. The claim, for accessories out of the office supplies line item...
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Commissioners Make 2015 Department Head Appointments

January 1, 2015
Commissioners Make 2015 Department Head Appointments

Gearing up for 2015, the Marshall County Commissioners made their department head appointments during their December 31st meeting. Reappointed was Doug Masterson as head of the Building and Grounds, Jason Peters as Highway Superintendent, Lori Baker as Highway Administrator, Chuck DeWitt as the County Building Inspector, Gary Masterson who is the supervisor of the...
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Commissioners Enter into Contract with Muskegon River Youth Center

January 1, 2015
Commissioners Enter into Contract with Muskegon River Youth Center

The Marshall County Commissioners conducted their last meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 31st. The first order of business was consideration of a contract with Muskegon River Youth Center for juvenile detention services.  James Pheibush and Mary Jane Walsworth attended the meeting to answer questions. The new contract included a clause for transportation...
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Miller’s Residents Celebrate New Years with Luncheon

January 1, 2015
Miller’s Residents Celebrate New Years with Luncheon

Residents, staff and volunteers rang in the New Year at Miller’s Assisted Living in Plymouth with a lovely prime rib luncheon on December 31st.  It has become tradition at Miller’s to celebrate the New Year earlier in the day so residents are able to spend the evening with family and friends. Following another tradition...
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Heat Things Up at Triton Elementary

December 31, 2014
Heat Things Up at Triton Elementary

It may be cold outside, but it certainly is not cold in third grade at Triton Elementary School.  Students have been learning about energy by working with light and heat.  Students tested out how different materials react with light and heat by testing bottles of cold water wrapped in different materials. In these tests students wanted...
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Lego Demonstration at Miller’s Senior Living

December 31, 2014
Lego Demonstration at Miller’s Senior Living

Riverside Project Based Learning student, Makayla Wilson shared her knowledge and love of LEGO’s with the residents at Miller’s Assisted Living, Tuesday afternoon December 30th.   Wilson enjoys creating different objects with her LEGO’s and she has entered projects made with LEGO’s in 4-H. The history of the snap- together-blocks begins in 1932 when Ole...
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Officers Identified in Plymouth Shooting

December 31, 2014
Officers Identified in Plymouth Shooting

The Indiana State Police officer that was involved in the Monday night shooting in Plymouth is Trooper William B. Ennis. Trooper Ennis is stationed out of the Bremen Post in Marshall County and was appointed to the department in December of 2007. Trooper Ennis is currently on paid administrative leave with the department. The...
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Beekeeping Classes Being Offered

December 31, 2014
Beekeeping Classes Being Offered

Steve Neff, owner and operator of Freedom Hills Farm will be offering a new beekeeper class which is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, January 7th and will run through February 11th. “So many folks asked me this past summer at the Farmers’ Market how they could get started beekeeping”, Neff explained. “It became clear that people...
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Public Meeting on January 15, 2015 to Kick-Off Plymouth, Bourbon, & Marshall County’s U.S. EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant

December 30, 2014
Public Meeting on January 15, 2015 to Kick-Off Plymouth, Bourbon, & Marshall County’s U.S. EPA Brownfields Coalition Assessment Grant

The City of Plymouth, teamed with the Town of Bourbon and Marshall County (Plymouth  Coalition), have  been awarded a grant in the amount of $600,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s  (U.S. EPA) Brownfield Program.  The grant will provide funding to complete environmental assessments of numerous brownfield properties throughout the Coalition area. To kick-off ...
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