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Defendant’s Candor is Rewarded with Only a 12 year Sentence

April 17, 2014
Defendant’s Candor is Rewarded with Only a 12 year Sentence

04/18/14 In what Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Nelson Chipman described as one of the most unusual sentencing hearings he had ever participated in, Judge Robert O. Bowen sentenced Thomas Howell, 50, of Plymouth to 12 years of imprisonment at the Indiana Department of Corrections for manufacturing methamphetamine in the Red Rock Inn.  Howell repeatedly...
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Area High School Graduation Rates

April 17, 2014
Area High School Graduation Rates

The number of high school students who graduated last year took a very slight dip from the year before. According to the Indiana Department Education (IDOE), the graduation rate statewide for the school year 2012-2013 was 88.6 percent.  The graduation rates for 2011-2012 came in at 88.7 percent. However, Glenda Ritz, Indiana superintendent of...
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2 Arrested in Culver for Marijuana

April 17, 2014

04/18/14  On Monday, April 14th at approximately 10:30 P.M. an officer with the Culver Police Department was on routine patrol in the area of West Shore Drive and South Main Street. During patrol the officer conducted a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle for traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle,  22 year old...
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American Revolution Studied by Riverside 5th Grade PBL

April 17, 2014
American Revolution Studied by Riverside 5th Grade PBL

Riverside’s fifth-grade Project Based Learning team has been studying the American Revolution. Student groups wrote skits for the important events in the Revolution.  They created props, sets and scripts. The students acted, were responsible for backstage efforts, sang songs and played their recorders.  The entire production was created by the students and it was...
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Argos School Board Meeting

April 17, 2014
Argos School Board Meeting

  The Argos Community Schools Board of Trustees will meet in regular session Monday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. at the administration building.  A strategic planning work session will be held Tuesday, April 29th at 6:00 p.m. in the school library.
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U.S. 31 Restrictions on South Side of South Bend Continue Through Summer

April 17, 2014

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces lane restrictions and a road closure beginning next week on the south side of South Bend, as crew work to tie in the lanes of the new U.S. 31 to existing U.S. 31 over the coming months. Beginning Monday, April 21, U.S. 31 will be down to...
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Indiana’s Roadsides to be Tidied Up

April 17, 2014
Indiana’s Roadsides to be Tidied Up

Mother Nature has been relentless this winter, and now that the snow has melted it’s time for spring cleaning of our highways and byways. The Indiana Department of Transportation’s (INDOT’s) annual Trash Bash runs through the month of April and coincides with National Earth Day to aid in raising awareness of litter. In 2013...
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Reality Store at Lake City Bank

April 17, 2014
Reality Store at Lake City Bank

Lake City Bank recently brought their “reality store” to Triton Jr. Senior High School. Triton’s seventh and eighth grade students were given a job and a salary and experienced managing the expenses that come with everyday life….including, housing, transportation and childcare.  Some of the students still had money at the end of the class...
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Plymouth School Board Interviews 4 for School Board Seat

April 17, 2014
Plymouth School Board Interviews 4 for School Board Seat

04/18/14 Thursday evening the Plymouth School Board conducted a special public meeting to interview candidates for the seat vacated by the recent resignation of Gary Cook.  Although an elected position, the statutory process requires candidates to submit a letter of interest.  If interviews are conducted, they must be in a public meeting, thus the...
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Board Awards Bid for 2014 Street Projects and Approves 2014 Sidewalk Projects

April 17, 2014
Board Awards Bid for 2014 Street Projects and Approves 2014 Sidewalk Projects

04/17/14 Monday night the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety awarded the bid for the 2014 City Street Projects.  Five companies offered bids for the street projects which include: Garro and LaPorte Streets in the River Park Square project area, South Michigan Street from just north of Oak Hill avenue southward to the...
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