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Indiana Lawmaker Kills Bill Legalizing Sunday Alcohol Sales

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February 24, 2015
Indiana Lawmaker Kills Bill Legalizing Sunday Alcohol Sales

INDIANAPOLIS The sponsor of a bill to legalize Sunday alcohol sales in Indiana says the issue is dead for this legislative session. Republican Rep. Tom Dermody of LaPorte said Tuesday he doesn’t have enough votes for it to pass. The issue has pitted grocery chains and convenience store owners against liquor stores over proposed restrictions...
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Plymouth Mayor Gives 7th State of the City Address

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February 24, 2015
Plymouth Mayor Gives 7th State of the City Address

Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter gave his State of the City address last night during the Common Council meeting before a full house.  The theme of this year’s speech was “positive.” The Mayor acknowledged the new city clerk treasurer Jeanine Xaver who has completed her fifth month in office and said, “Positive financial stability.” He...
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Saturday Arrests by Plymouth Police

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February 24, 2015
Saturday Arrests by Plymouth Police

02/24/15 On Saturday, February 21st at 6:56 P.M. Plymouth Police Officer Shanna Gilmer initiated a traffic stop on Lincoln Highway west of Pioneer Drive for an equipment violation.  The driver, 29 year old Cassie M. Faverty of Hamlet was found to be operating the vehicle with a suspended license.  She was taken into custody and...
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Plymouth Schools, Red Red for Public Ed

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February 23, 2015
Plymouth Schools, Red Red for Public Ed

The staffs at Plymouth Schools are showing their support for public education by wearing red every Friday in February. Pictures of administrators, teachers, aides, maintenance personnel, cafeteria workers as well as some students all wearing red shirts began surfacing on social media over the weekend. Superintendent Daniel Tyree said it is a “silent protest”...
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Ancilla College Moving to Flat, Fixed Tuition

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February 23, 2015
Ancilla College Moving to Flat, Fixed Tuition

Set lower than any other private school in Indiana, the Ancilla College Board of Trustees voted Monday for a flat, fixed tuition rate of $14,100 per year. “We cater toward individualized attention,” said President Ken Zirkle, “And we noticed students taking fewer credit hours than the state recommends because each credit was costing our...
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Friday Arrests by City Police

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February 23, 2015
Friday Arrests by City Police

On Friday, February 20th at 10:54 A.M. Plymouth Police Officer John Weir initiated a traffic stop at US 30 and Pioneer on a black Chevy for speeding. Officer Weir proceeded to walk his K-9 partner, Jax around the vehicle where he indicated a positive hit for the presence of narcotics in the vehicle. The...
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Husband & Wife Arrested for Speedway Robbery

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February 23, 2015
Husband & Wife Arrested for Speedway Robbery

Husband and wife, 27 year old Curtis Branscom and 24 year old Bethany Branscom of the Economy Motel in Plymouth were arrested Sunday morning in connection to the robbery of the Speedway Gas Station on North Michigan Street. On Sunday the pair entered the gas station about 3:40 and robbed the employee of an...
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Registered Sex Offender Check in Knox ends with Arrest of 2 for Meth

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February 23, 2015
Registered Sex Offender Check in Knox ends with Arrest of 2 for Meth

On Monday the Starke County Sheriff’s Office went to the residence at 1833 E 350 S in Knox to verify a registered sex offender’s address and compliance in accordance with his registry. As the officer approached the residence he observed a HCL generator, an item commonly used to manufacture Methamphetamine, in the trash can...
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State Senator Head Discusses ISTEP+ Testing

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February 23, 2015
State Senator Head Discusses ISTEP+ Testing

Throughout this legislation session State Senator Randy Head plans to provide periodic updates on noteworthy education legislation being discussed by the Indiana General Assembly.  The issue that received attention in the Senate last week was ISTEP+ testing. Head said, “As I’m sure you’re aware, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) recently announced that this...
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Flagg & Lane Entertain for Valentines Day

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February 23, 2015
Flagg & Lane Entertain for Valentines Day

Most people are familiar with the expression “pay it forward”.  It is an expression used for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor.  When Quentin Flagg started in the entertainment business he was a mere 14 years old.  He has been in the business...
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