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Argos Man Killed Tuesday Morning in Fulton County Crash

January 19, 2016
Argos Man Killed Tuesday Morning in Fulton County Crash

Fulton County Police are investigating a Tuesday morning crash that killed an Argos man. 25 year old Andrew Overmyer was traveling south on Old U.S. Highway 31 in the 6,000 block when his vehicle left the roadway, hit a fence and a tree stump before hitting a tree and coming to rest on its...
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Marshall County Man Killed in Farming Accident on Sunday

January 19, 2016
Marshall County Man Killed in Farming Accident on Sunday

Police have released more information about a Bremen man who was killed over the weekend in a farming accident. It happened at a farm on the 13000 block of Osborne Road around 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Sixty-year-old Gary Schmeltz died from a severe traumatic injury. St. Joseph County Deputy Coroner Nancy Pemberton says Schmeltz was...
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Driver Passed Out in Vehicle Arrested

January 19, 2016
Driver Passed Out in Vehicle Arrested

On Sunday, January 17th, at approximately 3:40 AM, Marshall County Officers were dispatched to the area of Rose and Sycamore Roads in reference to a male passed out in the driver seat of a vehicle. Officer found the driver, 53 year old Garry Tipton of LaPorte in the vehicle.  He was transported to the...
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Few Tickets Remain for Daddy Daughter Dance

January 19, 2016
Few Tickets Remain for Daddy Daughter Dance

Only a few tickets remain for the annual Daddy-Daughter Dance sponsored by the Plymouth Park Department.   This annual event will be held on Friday, February 12th at the Webster Center from 7 till 9 p.m. Daddies and daughters are invited to dress up and enjoy an evening of dancing and snacks and have a keepsake...
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Fatal Semi Crash on U.S. 6

January 19, 2016
Fatal Semi Crash on U.S. 6

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal crash on U.S. 6 a couple of miles east of U.S. 31. Emergency crews responded to the fatal crash involving two semis on U.S. 6 west of Bremen Tuesday morning. The second driver was transported to the hospital for treatment. U.S. 6 was closed for...
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Public’s Right to Know Ignored by Statehouse Proposal Heading to Floor of Indiana House of Representatives

January 19, 2016
Public’s Right to Know Ignored by Statehouse Proposal Heading to Floor of Indiana House of Representatives

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal to clamp down on publicly recorded government videos is headed to a vote at the Indiana House of Representatives, in a move that could keep all public video recordings secret. Indiana House Bill 1019, which sailed through a House committee with a unanimously favorable vote, “restricts public records requests for...
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High School Graduation Rates Released, John Glenn Highest, Argos Lowest in Marshall County

January 18, 2016
High School Graduation Rates Released, John Glenn Highest, Argos Lowest in Marshall County

Graduation rates in Indiana schools continue to rise meaning career opportunities for graduates are increasing. With more and more employers requiring applicants to have a high school diploma, the state along with schools have worked hard to make students ready. On Friday, the IDOE (Indiana Department of Education) released the graduation rates for the...
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Public Hearing on Vote Center Plan this Thursday

January 18, 2016
Public Hearing on Vote Center Plan this Thursday

A Public Meeting will be held on Thursday, January 21st to present a draft plan to the public for administration of Vote Center’s in Marshall County. The meeting will be held in the Commissioner’s meeting room, room 203, of the County Building at 6 p.m. The Vote Center committee will unveil details of the...
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PHS Band sponsors Hacienda “Gives Back” Event for Melissa Johnson

January 18, 2016
PHS Band sponsors Hacienda “Gives Back” Event for Melissa Johnson

Melissa Johnson, a 19 year old recent graduate of Plymouth High School was involved in a terrible automobile accident on December 16th.  She was airlifted to a Fort Wayne Trauma Center for care suffering from a traumatic brain injury and several broken bones. A college freshmen at Indiana University South Bend studying Special Education,...
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Senator Head: Fairness in School Accountability

January 18, 2016
Senator Head: Fairness in School Accountability

State Senator Randy Head informed constituents on two bills that respond to the 2015 ISTEP problems.  He said, “They bills are being fast-tracked through the Indiana General Assembly  to provide relief to schools and teachers.” The ISTEP scores for the 2014-2015 school year were much lower than usual because the state used the same...
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