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Museum Cuts Hours

August 21, 2014
Museum Cuts Hours

The Marshall County Historical Society Museum has decided to close on Sundays until next spring. The low numbers of visitors prompted this change. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The model train room will continue to run on Saturdays.
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Volunteers Needed with “Blue Goes Green”

August 21, 2014
Volunteers Needed with “Blue Goes Green”

Since 2008 Marianne Peters has been the Recycling Coordinator for “Blue Goes Green” at the Marshall County Blueberry Festival. She and her volunteers have been able to reduce the amount of trash taken to the landfill by many tons simply by recycling plastic drink bottles, cans and vendor cardboard. Peters said the largest year...
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Minor Injuries in 3 Vehicle Crash

August 21, 2014
Minor Injuries in 3 Vehicle Crash

Emergency responders from the Plymouth Fire Department and officers with the Plymouth Police Department responded to a three vehicle accident on US 30 east of Pioneer Drive Thursday just before 3 in the afternoon. A west bound semi rear-ended a full-size pick-up truck and the impact forced the truck into a westbound van from...
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Possessing a Stolen Handgun with a Felony Record Brings 10 year Sentence

August 21, 2014
Possessing a Stolen Handgun with a Felony Record Brings 10 year Sentence

Charlie Carlisle, Sr., of Donaldson was sentenced Wednesday, August 20, in Marshall Superior Court number 1 to 10 years imprisonment for possessing a handgun as a serious violent felon. In open court, Carlisle admitted that on December 19, 2013, he possessed a handgun and sold it to another individual, and that he had at...
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ISBDC Offers Free Advise

August 21, 2014
ISBDC Offers Free Advise

ThThe Individual Indiana Small Business Development Center offers free advisement services monthly in Plymouth. Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one, confidential business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central ISBDC. The next session will be Tuesday, September 2nd at the...
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River Park Square Christmas Tree is Dead

August 20, 2014
River Park Square Christmas Tree is Dead

Where will the City of Plymouth light the Christmas Tree on the Friday evening after Thanksgiving? During the Urban Forest and Flower Committee meeting Wednesday afternoon members were briefed on the condition of the Christmas tree planted in River Park Square. The tree had been donated by Price’s Nursery but Tom McGee said the...
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City Redevelopment Commission Updated a Various Projects

August 20, 2014
City Redevelopment Commission Updated a Various Projects

During Tuesday night’s Redevelopment Commission meeting City Engineer Rick Gaul reported that INDOT did not accept the close out documentation from Cripe Engineers of the Oak Drive project north of US 30. A meeting is scheduled next week to review what needs to be done. Brent Martin updated members on the Metronet project, reporting...
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Commissioners & Holding Company take Preliminary Steps to Refinance Jail Bonds

August 20, 2014
Commissioners & Holding Company take Preliminary Steps to Refinance Jail Bonds

The Marshall County Commissioners and Correction Holding Facility took preliminary steps Monday to refund the jail bonds. Both passes resolutions indicating their desire to refinance the current bonds on the jail because of substantial savings. Earlier this summer Todd Samuelson from Umbaugh appeared before a special joint Commissioner Council meeting to explain the options...
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County Council Reviews 2015 Budget Requests with Department Heads

August 20, 2014
County Council Reviews 2015 Budget Requests with Department Heads

County Council members conducted Budget Hearings on Tuesday. The daylong event gives department heads and elected officials a chance to explain the changes in their budgets. Request for 2015 budget were $9,041,321 while estimated revenues are expected to be $8,725,243 leaving the need to reduce the budget requests from $316,000. Council members listened as...
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WWII Veterans Needed for High School Project that will be in M.C. Museum

August 20, 2014
WWII Veterans Needed for High School Project that will be in M.C. Museum

The Marshall County Museum and the Weidner School of Inquiry are collaborating on a project that focuses on the war experiences of local WWII veterans. The students are looking for local WWII veterans to interview about their personal WWII stories. The interviews will be captured on video and the finished product will be presented...
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