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Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

April 17, 2016
Commissioners to Meet Monday Morning

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet Monday morning at 9:30 following the Drainage Board meeting. Their agenda includes the highway report, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation quarterly update by Jerry Chavez and the Auditor’s report along with the attorney report. The commissioners will consider an unpaid leave request in the Clerk’s Office, an out...
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PHS Indoor Winds Place at World Class Championship

April 17, 2016
PHS Indoor Winds Place at World Class Championship

Bryan Ames, Band Director for Plymouth High School had fabulous news to share Sunday evening! The PHS Indoor Winds placed as the World Class Champion Runner Up in Dayton, Ohio this weekend.  They received the Silver Medal in the WGI World Finals. Ames said, “Words can not express the pride I have in these...
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Riverside ISTEP Scores Above State Average, LJH Scores Below

April 17, 2016
Riverside ISTEP Scores Above State Average, LJH Scores Below

Plymouth School Board members were given an opportunity at their April meeting to hear what steps administrators would be taking to increase scores on the ISTEP (Indiana State Testing for Educational Progress) testing. Presenting their school’s scores and plans were Riverside Intermediate School Principal, Jeni Hirschy, and Lincoln Junior High Principal, Reid Gault. The...
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Drainage Board Meeting Monday

April 17, 2016
Drainage Board Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Drainage Board has a number of miscellaneous items to consider during their meeting Monday morning. Arthur Woolington will discuss the York Drain and there will be a discussion of the bank stabilization project in Centennial Park.  Other ditches to be discussed are the Lehman Arm of the Stock Heston Ditch and...
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Volunteers Needed for Bourbon Cemetery Walk May 22

April 17, 2016
Volunteers Needed for Bourbon Cemetery Walk May 22

Back by popular demand, will be the Bourbon Cemetery Walk. Portia Wampler and Karin Rettinger, with the support of a host of others, are organizing another local Cemetery Walk.  This one is at the Parks-Oddfellows Cemetery on Sunday, May 22 at 3:00 p.m. The actors have been secured, but the committee could use a little...
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Indiana State Police Summer Youth Camps-Additional Dates

April 17, 2016
Indiana State Police Summer Youth Camps-Additional Dates

Every summer since 1970, the Indiana State Police has offered law enforcement summer camps for Hoosier youth. To date, over 45,000 young Hoosiers have been afforded the opportunity to spend face time with law enforcement officers in a positive environment. Countless camp graduates have gone on to careers in law enforcement and other related...
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From the Ground Up

April 17, 2016
From the Ground Up

Pollinator populations, including bees, are in serious decline due to disease, climate change, lack of food, chemical use and habitat loss. It is easy to say someone else is to blame but we have all played a part, even the backyard gardener. The good news is that we can all help bring back the...
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Plymouth School Board Considers Meal Price Increase

April 17, 2016
Plymouth School Board Considers Meal Price Increase

The Plymouth School Board approved an increase in meal prices for the 2016-2017 school year; however, the increase won’t be instituted if an exemption is granted by the state. Plymouth Community School Corporation Food Services Director, Gloria Burnam, spoke to the Board on April 12. Burnam said the corporation is required to raise prices,...
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Plymouth High School CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship Results

April 17, 2016
Plymouth High School CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship Results

Three of the Plymouth High School Robotics Teams qualified to compete at the CREATE U.S. Open Robotics Championship on Thursday thru Saturday April 7th-9th, at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. PHS Team 586A finished the qualifying matches in 24th place with a 6 and 4 record. They made it into the tournament, but ended...
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IURC, INDOT Remind Hoosiers to Focus on Safety

April 15, 2016
IURC, INDOT Remind Hoosiers to Focus on Safety

April marks the beginning of the construction season – both at your home and on the roadway. Governor Pence recently signed a proclamation declaring April 2016 as Safe Digging Month across Indiana. This month is dedicated to increasing awareness of safe digging practices and reminding homeowners and professionals when to contact 811. Nationwide, underground...
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