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Don’t Mess with Power Lines Even if They’re Down

May 21, 2014
Don’t Mess with Power Lines Even if They’re Down

  High winds and fallen tree limbs are common reasons for downed power lines.  It is very important to know the safety hazards and proper precautions to take when approaching a downed power line.  Downed power lines can look relatively harmless, but don’t be fooled.  They likely carry an electric current strong enough to...
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Storm Damage in Plymouth

May 21, 2014
Storm Damage in Plymouth

Last night’s storms did some damage in Plymouth.  Street Superintendent Jim Marquardt said there were several tree branches down around the city but nothing too extensive.  Traveling around the city Wednesday morning WTCA saw a couple smaller ornamental trees that had blown over. At 2125 Western Avenue, the JAFCO Inc. building, formerly known as...
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Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

May 21, 2014
Conservation Officers offer safe boating tips

As part of National Safe Boating week, this week (May 17-23), Indiana Conservation Officers are offering Indiana boaters useful tips for an enjoyable and safe summer on the water.  Conservation Officers, who will be patrolling Indiana waterways this summer, are encouraging boaters to become familiar with state boating laws and to follow these safety...
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Triton FIrst Graders Participate in 4-H Bug Project

May 21, 2014
Triton FIrst Graders Participate in 4-H Bug Project

Triton Elementary School’s first grade classes participated in a 4-H in the Classroom unit about bugs. The unit was presented by Angela Smith from the Marshall County Extension Office.   For the culminating activity, the students made posters about bugs.  Some of the posters will be on display at the Marshall County 4-H Fair...
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April 2014 Indiana Employment Report

May 21, 2014
April 2014 Indiana Employment Report

Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 5.7 percent in April. Last month marked the ninth in a row of unemployment rate declines in the Hoosier State. Indiana’s unemployment rate has decreased by 2.1 percent over the past year and has remained below the national rate for the past four months.   The...
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Hopkins Held on $3,000 Cash Bond

May 20, 2014
Hopkins Held on $3,000 Cash Bond

Monday afternoon Plymouth Police Officer Ray West was dispatched to the Marshall County Court House after court security called in reference to a male subject they had detained with an active warrant.  26 year old Richard J. Hopkins of Plymouth was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Marshall County Jail.  Hopkins...
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Down Power Lines on Alexander Street

May 20, 2014
Down Power Lines on Alexander Street

The Plymouth Fire Department was dispatched to the intersection of Alexander and Angle Streets Tuesday evening where downed power lines started a small grass fire.  Emergency responders were on the scene for about a half an hour until NIPSCO arrived on the scene to repair the damage.  No injuries were reported and firefighters keep...
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Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash on 6th Road

May 20, 2014
Two Injured in Motorcycle Crash on 6th Road

Emergency responders were dispatched to 14499 6th Road Tuesday evening about 8:45 for a motorcycle that had crashed into a fence.  When EMS from LaPaz arrived on the scene they found the male driver up and moving and his female passenger on the ground. Plymouth paramedics were dispatched to the scene and both riders...
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Miltenberger Case Turned Over to Prosecutor for Formal Charges

May 20, 2014

Marshall County Detective Duane Culp is sending a theft case, criminal mischief case and auto theft case to the Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office.  These cases are related to the arrest of Charles Miltenberger III in Starke County last week.  This investigation begins on the evening of May 11th with a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy...
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Snow Make-up Dates for Plymouth Coming to an End

May 20, 2014
Snow Make-up Dates for Plymouth Coming to an End

  The Plymouth Community School Corporation is reminding students and parents of changes in the dismissal times.    The last extended Friday will be this Friday, May 23.  The following Friday, May 30, school will again dismiss 1/2 an hour early.   This extension of time was used to make up one school snow day. ...
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