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Hite Appointed Deputy Coroner

January 7, 2014
Hite Appointed Deputy Coroner

  01/08/14  On Friday, January 3rd Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger appointed Bridget Hite of Plymouth as Chief Deputy Coroner effective immediately. She has been a Deputy Coroner and is certified as a Medical and Legal Death Investigator in Indiana. Bridget Hite has been a police officer for 18 years and has served approximately 13...
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Smoking Cessation Course offered at LifePlex

January 7, 2014
Smoking Cessation Course offered at LifePlex

  01/08/14  Fitness Forum Sports and Wellness at the LifePlex will be offering low cost tobacco cessation classes for those who are ready to quit smoking. Classes will be led by Cindy Riester, certified American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking instructor. This seven-week program consisting of eight classes and will include resources to quit smoking, skills...
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City Council Approves Temp Loan for FEMA Garro Street Project

January 7, 2014
City Council Approves Temp Loan for FEMA Garro Street Project

  01/08/14 Members of the Plymouth Common Council approved a resolution last week providing a temporary transfer of funds from the General Fund to the FEMA Garro Street Project Fund.  The City of Plymouth and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority entered into an agreement for $121,442...
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Commissioners to hold Executive Session

January 7, 2014
Commissioners to hold Executive Session

01/08/14 The Marshall County Commissioners will convene for an executive session on Thursday, January 9th at 3 p.m. in the law offices of Wyland, Humphrey, Wagner and Clevenger at 319 West Jefferson Street in Plymouth.  The purpose of the executive session is to discuss pending litigation as allowed under Indiana Code.  
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Grab the Milk… It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

January 7, 2014
Grab the Milk… It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

    01/08/14 Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana are ready to provide the community with its favorite treat as they learn valuable life lessons. Cookies will be on sale beginning Friday, January 10, continuing through March 11. For $3.50 per box, customers can help girls build business skills and gain financial knowledge as they...
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Donnelly Announces 2014 Service Academy Nominations from Culver

January 7, 2014
Donnelly Announces 2014 Service Academy Nominations from Culver

  01/08/14 Senator Donnelly today announced his nomination for admittance to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY. Out of the 128 nomination requests he received, Senator Donnelly was able to nominate 10 students per academy.                                                    Among those nominated locally was: Spencer Ragsdale of Culver to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy...
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Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

January 7, 2014
Coats Statement on Extension of Unemployment Insurance Benefits

  01/08/14 Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) issued the following statement after voting in favor of proceeding to legislation that would extend the expanded emergency unemployment benefits program created after the fiscal crisis of 2008.   “While I oppose the current version of the bill, I voted to proceed with considering the unemployment insurance extension...
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Severe Winter Weather Update #3 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #3 – 1/7/14

    01/08/13 As of 3:45 p.m. Eastern time INDOT has made progress plowing snow-covered roads in Northwest Indiana, but extremely hazardous icy conditions remain, and conditions may worsen overnight. Throughout the day INDOT crews have been successful clearing snow that forced traffic onto narrow driving lanes, due to blowing and drifting. In addition,...
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Severe Winter Weather Update #2 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #2 – 1/7/14

    01/07/14 As of 11 a.m. Eastern time INDOT is stressing the danger on all Northwest Indiana roads to motorists. The majority of roads are now passable after a long night by INDOT plow crews battling drifting snow. But extreme icy conditions persist on all roads due to the subzero temperatures. Looks can...
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Severe Winter Weather Update #1 – 1/7/14

January 7, 2014
Severe Winter Weather Update #1 – 1/7/14

    01/07/14 As of 6:35 a.m. Eastern time INDOT continues to discourage anyone from non-essential travel in Northwest Indiana. Conditions remain extremely icy on passable roads, while others are becoming impassable from drifting snow. Currently, I-65 is closed, both northbound and southbound, between U.S. 30 (Merrillville) and Lafayette due to reduced visibility, additional...
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