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Marshall County Schools Won’t See Much if an Increase inf Funding from State

May 3, 2015
Marshall County Schools Won’t See Much if an Increase inf Funding from State

Indiana schools administrators understand the need to function within a budget; however, changes in the funding formula by the state have made it difficult to know how much to expect. Although legislators unveiled a roughly $32 billion, two-year budget that has increases in school funding, very little of the increase will come to Marshall...
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M.C. Community Foundation Needs $157,000 for Lilly Endowment

May 3, 2015
M.C. Community Foundation Needs $157,000 for Lilly Endowment

Indiana counties are a little richer today. In July 2014, Lilly Endowment Inc. announced a statewide challenge grant to community foundations, totaling $66 million, with incentives that include a $1-for-$1 dollar match. The Endowment crafted the Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) grant opportunity to allow community foundations to have flexibility in how the...
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Plymouth School Board Executive Session or Discuss Purchase of Property

May 3, 2015
Plymouth School Board Executive Session or Discuss Purchase of Property

The Plymouth School Board will meet on May 5 for both an executive session and a regularly scheduled meeting. The executive session will begin at 6:30 P.M., followed by the regular meeting at approximately 7:00 P.M.  The executive session is being called the discuss the purchase or lease of real property and to interview...
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3 Arrested for Meth at Holiday Inn Express

May 1, 2015
3 Arrested for Meth at Holiday Inn Express

On Thursday, April 30th at 4:15 P.M. the Plymouth Police were called by the Holiday Inn Express of possible drug activity. The suspects were both inside and outside the hotel. Officer Bridget Hite responded and located 26 year old Crystal A. Lewis of Rochester who had an active warrant through Marshall County for a probation...
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Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office Number One in the State for Child Support Cost Effectiveness, Number 2 for Establishing Support Orders

May 1, 2015
Marshall County Prosecutor’s Office Number One in the State for Child Support Cost Effectiveness, Number 2 for Establishing Support Orders

Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney Nelson Chipman announced Friday the ranking of offices in their child support collection efforts throughout Indiana.  “I am very pleased to announce that Marshall County ranked number one throughout the state in cost effectiveness.  For every dollar this office spends related to child support collection, we were able to collect...
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Deer Hunters Increase Donations to Feed Hungry

May 1, 2015
Deer Hunters Increase Donations to Feed Hungry

Indiana Conservation Officer’s Sportsmen’s Benevolence Fund (SBF) program was used by Indiana deer hunters to donate a record 1,756 deer to feed hungry Hoosiers this past deer season. A total of 81,715 pounds of venison was used by Indiana food banks to provide 326,858 high protein meals from October 2014 to January 2015. Statewide...
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Senator Head Highlights Legislation

May 1, 2015
Senator Head Highlights Legislation

The Indiana General Assembly concluded the 2015 legislative session this week. State Senator Randy Head said, “Lawmakers advanced legislation that strengthens education, maintains our fiscal stability and supports Hoosiers across the state.” A few noteworthy policies approved by the General Assembly this sessioninclude HEA 1001, the balanced budget that puts education first.  The General Assembly passed...
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Triton Band & Choir Earn Gold

May 1, 2015
Triton Band & Choir Earn Gold

The Triton High School band and choir participated at district contest last week and each group earned a “gold” rating. The contest was held at Concord. Mr. Pete Foster is the conductor of both the band and the choir. He will be retiring at the end of this year. Mrs. Christine Cook is the...
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Culver-Union Twp. Public Library Kurt Garner Architecture Presentation

May 1, 2015
Culver-Union Twp. Public Library Kurt Garner Architecture Presentation

Throughout the country, Historic Preservation Month is observed each May. With that in mind, Culver-Union Township Public Library has invited Marshall County architectural expert Kurt Garner to help us celebrate our Centennial year. Kurt will give a presentation about the architecture of our Carnegie Library on Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 am. Kurt West Garner...
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3rd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention, Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness

May 1, 2015
3rd Annual Pinwheels for Prevention, Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness

Thursday evening the Marshall County office of the Indiana Department of Child Services held their third annual Pinwheels for Prevention.  This event is to raise the message of prevention. Local Director Michael Carroll presented Marshall County statistics for 2014.  During those 12 months there were a total of 1,052 allegation assessments of abuse and...
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