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U.S. Attorney Files Lawsuit Against City of Plymouth for Denying Longevity Pay to Robert DeLee

July 16, 2012
U.S. Attorney Files Lawsuit Against City of Plymouth for Denying Longevity Pay to Robert DeLee

  07/17/12 On Monday the U.S. Attorney for the Northern Indiana District filed a lawsuit against the City of Plymouth claiming the city has failed to pay a city police officer his longevity pay after he returned from an 8 month tour in Afghanistan as a U.S. Air Force Reservist. The lawsuit alleges Plymouth...
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Commissioners at Impasse on Golf Cart Ordinance

July 16, 2012
Commissioners at Impasse on Golf Cart Ordinance

  07/17/12 Well, we won’t be seeing any golf carts on County roadways in the near future.  After a public hearing during the Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting Monday there was an impasse between the three commissioners and no action was taken. President of the Commissioners, Kevin Overmyer explained that a few years ago state...
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Bourbon Limits Use of Splash Pad due to Water Shortage Warning

July 16, 2012
Bourbon Limits Use of Splash Pad due to Water Shortage Warning

    07/17/12 The Town of Bourbon has received notice from the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Homeland Security that because of the drought conditions they have issued a Water Shortage Warning.  The objectives of the Water Shortage Warning is to prepare for a coordinated response and initiate a concerted voluntary...
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One Bid Received for Yellow River Stabilization Project

July 16, 2012
One Bid Received for Yellow River Stabilization Project

  07/17/12 The Marshall County Drainage Board met in special session Monday morning to receive bids on the Yellow River Bank Stabilization Project. The project was  segmented into four portions: section number 1 is furthest to the south of the walking bridge on the east side while section number 2 is closer to the...
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Heminger House Shelter in Need

July 16, 2012
Heminger House Shelter in Need

07/17/12 Diane Fisher, Case Manager for the Heminger House Shelter for Women and Children in Plymouth has a big issue.  The Shelter is reaching capacity. As of Friday evening they had four adults and six children in the shelter and they are expecting to fill more rooms by the end of this week. Fisher...
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Uceny Runs in Italy, Fans Run in Plymouth

July 16, 2012
Uceny Runs in Italy, Fans Run in Plymouth

  07/17/12 Although opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympic games are just a few weeks away, Plymouth’s Morgan Uceny was in action this past Saturday for the Diamond League Series.   During the race in Italy, Uceny made her move to the front on the final lap, challenging for the lead. But on the...
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USDA Designates Thirty-Six Counties in Indiana as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

July 16, 2012
USDA Designates Thirty-Six Counties in Indiana as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

  07/17/12 Julia A. Wickard, State Executive Director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 36 counties in Indiana as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by extreme drought. Marshall County is one of the 36 counties to be designated a...
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Lamas Visit Residents at Miller’s Senior Living

July 16, 2012
Lamas Visit Residents at Miller’s Senior Living

  07/17/12 Connie Kipfer of Bremen and her lamas Sully and Little Joe made a surprise visit to Miller’s Senior Living Community Tuesday afternoon July 10.  Kipfer is a personal friend of Miller’s resident LaVanch Yarian.  She wanted to surprise LaVanch who loves the lamas plus she wanted LaVanch’s friends to also meet the...
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REMEMBER CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY WHEN IT’S HOT

July 16, 2012
REMEMBER CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY WHEN IT’S HOT

  07/17/12 Temperatures have lowered slightly, but State health officials want to remind Hoosiers that even with cooler temperatures, heat can still be dangerous, even deadly. Heat kills more people than tornadoes, hurricanes and floods combined, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is the number one cause of weather-related fatalities, and...
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Commissioner Overmyer Appointed to Wireless e911 Advisory Board

July 15, 2012
Commissioner Overmyer Appointed to Wireless e911 Advisory Board

  07/16/12 The Indiana Wireless Advisory Board is a quasi-state government agency established under the Indiana Treasurer’s Office. It has statewide jurisdiction over wireless enhanced 9-1-1 service. Its chair, by statute, is an elected official—the state treasurer, Richard Mourdock. The IWAB comprises seven members: three Public Safety Answering Points representatives recommended jointly by the...
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