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Two Arrested for Meth Following Traffic Stop

October 8, 2015
Two Arrested for Meth Following Traffic Stop

A traffic stop Tuesday afternoon at Oak Drive and Jefferson Street resulted in the arrest of two Plymouth individuals. Plymouth Police Officer John Weir initiated a traffic stop just after 2 Tuesday afternoon on a vehicle where the driver was known to him as not having a valid driver’s license.  Officer Weir walked his...
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80 Unit Apartment Complex Receives Special Use Variance for 700 W. Jefferson St.

October 8, 2015
80 Unit Apartment Complex Receives Special Use Variance for 700 W. Jefferson St.

Tuesday evening the Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals approved a variance of use that will allow the NPR Group to apply for a grant to develop a four building, 80 unit multi-family development at the former site of Norwayne Lumber at 700 West Jefferson Street. The site is currently made up of four individual...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract

October 7, 2015
Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract

Both the Plymouth Community School Corporation and the Plymouth Education Association  feel negotiations leading to the ratification of a master contract were fair; however it may take some time before teachers know if or how much of a stipend they might receive. The contract that is in force from July 1, 2015 to July...
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Starke County Police Arrest 2 at Fingerhut Bakery Parking Lot

October 7, 2015
Starke County Police Arrest 2 at Fingerhut Bakery Parking Lot

On Tuesday, October 6th Starke County officers responded to the area of the Fingerhut Bakery on Bass Lake on County Road 210 for a complaint of illegal drugs. Officers were flagged down by subjects sitting around a vehicle in the parking lot.  As officers spoke to a female she appeared to be under the...
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PCSC Enrollment Down this Year

October 7, 2015
PCSC Enrollment Down this Year

The Plymouth School Board heard a short report at their October 6 meeting on the enrollment for the schools. The enrollment of 3,665 is based on the official count day in September that is mandated by the state. The number of students enrolled is used by the state to determine the financial contribution to...
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Rotary to Host 2nd Annual Antique & Collectibles Show on Saturday

October 7, 2015
Rotary to Host 2nd Annual Antique & Collectibles Show on Saturday

The Plymouth Rotary Club will be hosting their Annual Antique and Collectibles show this Saturday, October 10th in Downtown Plymouth.  Vendors will set up their tables in the middle of Michigan Street, which will be blocked off between LaPorte and Garro Streets from 9:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. to sell all varieties of interesting...
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Juried Art Exhibit on Display at Heartland Gallery

October 7, 2015
Juried Art Exhibit on Display at Heartland Gallery

The Gallery is hosting their 27th Annual Juried Heartland Artists Regional Art Exhibit from Oct. 6th through Oct. 30th. This is our first show in the new location at 101 N. Michigan Street in downtown Plymouth. We are displaying a wonderful and varied collection of art from artists in a four state area. David...
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Donnelly’s ‘Care Package’ Passes Congress, Goes to President’s Desk as Part of National Defense Bill

October 7, 2015
Donnelly’s ‘Care Package’ Passes Congress, Goes to President’s Desk as Part of National Defense Bill

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly helped the Senate pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Wednesday with strong bipartisan support. The national defense bill has passed the Senate and House and now goes to President Obama. It includes provisions from Donnelly’s bipartisan “Servicemember and Veteran Mental Health Care Package,” which would improve mental...
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Tidbits from Triton

October 7, 2015
Tidbits from Triton

Dawn Slein, biology teacher at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School, had her students research and create posters on Google Drive about insects.  The students then linked a QR code to the posters and placed them in the hall for everyone to scan and learn about the different insects they were studying. Triton Superintendent Donna Burroughs...
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Luva Held on $50,000 Bond for Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

October 7, 2015
Luva Held on $50,000 Bond for Sexual Misconduct with a Minor

On Saturday, October 3, the Plymouth Police Department received a report regarding sexual activity between a 15 year old female and a male subject named Juan Luva.  His ages was estimated at approximately 30 years old. Detective Leo Mangus with the Plymouth Police Department began an investigation that revealed this incident occurred at a...
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