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Love’s Travel Stop seeks Variances of City Standards

November 25, 2014
Love’s Travel Stop seeks Variances of City Standards

The Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals will hear the request for two variances of standards by Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores of Oklahoma during their December meeting. Love’s Travel Stops is seeking a variance for general landscaping requirements for the parking lot areas of the proposed truck stop, convenience store, tire shop and...
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October 2014 Unemployment Rates

November 25, 2014
October 2014 Unemployment Rates

The Hoosier State grew 5,500 private sector jobs in October, led mainly by the Trade, Transportation & Utilities (+3,300), and Manufacturing (+2,500) sectors. Indiana has added private sector jobs 16 of the past 22 months, with monthly increases averaging 3,800. Over the past year, Indiana has consistently led the nation in manufacturing growth, with...
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October Activity Report for Plymouth Police

November 24, 2014
October Activity Report for Plymouth Police

Plymouth Police Chief Dave Bacon released the October Activity Report during Monday night’s Board of Public Works and Safety Meeting. His department answered 764 calls for information and 205 complaints. Plymouth officers conducted 192 traffic stops responded to 126 9-1-1 calls and wrote 106 case reports last month. City officers conducted 75 residential checks,...
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City Board of Public Works Approves Meter Accuracy Request Policy

November 24, 2014
City Board of Public Works Approves Meter Accuracy Request Policy

Members of the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety passed a resolution Monday evening that amends the city’s Water Meter Policy. The city’s utility superintendent, Donnie Davidson suggested amending the policy in light of a recent issue with a water meter at a customer’s home. He wanted to include a policy on water...
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PCSC Works with “SMART Strength” Assessment

November 24, 2014
PCSC Works with “SMART Strength” Assessment

Area schools are using an assessment process called “SMART Strengths” to help students identify their strengths and the strengths of others. SMART Strengths is the definitive, research-supported guide to building character, resilience, and relationships in youth and their adult mentor. Plymouth Schools Assistant Superintendent, Dan Funston, said he is working closely with Dr. John...
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Organization Day of the IN General Assembly

November 24, 2014
Organization Day of the IN General Assembly

Last week, the Indiana General Assembly convened at the Statehouse in preparation for the 2015 legislative session. The Senate welcomed eight newly elected senators, who took the oath of office surrounded by fellow legislators and family. Tuesday’s gathering of state lawmakers, known as Organization Day, also provided opportunities to begin discussing legislative topics and...
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Harrell Participates in IN All Star Volleyball Classic

November 24, 2014
Harrell Participates in IN All Star Volleyball Classic

Plymouth High School senior Haley Harrell, played in the ICGSA North/South Volleyball All-Star game this past Sunday at 4 pm at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis. It was a full day for Haley as she left home at eight on Sunday morning and did not get home until nine O’clock Sunday night. The...
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Starke County SCILL Center Recognized as Model Vocational Program

November 24, 2014
Starke County SCILL Center Recognized as Model Vocational Program

The SCILL Center in Knox, or its official name, the Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning has been recognized by the State as a model vocational program in Indiana according to U.S. Representative, Jackie Walorski. The SCILL center offers both high school students and adults the opportunity to learn Auto Tech or Welding skills....
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Hensler Nursery and Trees for Troops Brings Military

November 24, 2014
Hensler Nursery and Trees for Troops Brings Military

Hensler Nursery in Hamlet is donating farm-grown Christmas Trees to U.S. troops and military families through Trees for Troops, a nationwide program of the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation in conjunction with the National Christmas Tree Association, the Indiana Christmas Tree Growers Association, and FedEx. Last holiday season, more than 17,000 trees were delivered to 65...
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Tree of Life Celebration Honors Loved Ones

November 24, 2014
Tree of Life Celebration Honors Loved Ones

This holiday season, the Volunteer Auxiliary of Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth invites the community to remember or honor loved ones during the annual Tree of Life Celebration. For a $5 donation to the Auxiliary, an ornament will be displayed on the Tree of Life in the main lobby of SJRMC’s Plymouth...
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