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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

January 31, 2011
STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

02/01/11  After three weeks of being stuck in neutral, the legislative process has finally started getting down to business. There has been plenty of action on the floor of the Indiana House, as well as in committees.            We are now starting to see the priorities of those who are in charge of state government....
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A Teacher is a Role Model 24/7

January 25, 2011

01/25/11 Historically educators at school and home are role models to students. Communities should demand that, not just policy. It is documented fact that PCS superintendents have repeatedly violated policy in their chosen actions against PCS employees, at least one other band teacher and two coaches—but no one holds these administrators accountable for their...
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Friend Report

January 11, 2011
Friend Report

01/12/11 Our community has been saddened by the death of former Miami County Sheriff Kenny Roland at the young age of 59. Ken had served 28 years on the Indiana State Police prior to becoming the sheriff of Miami County. He filled many roles in law enforcement, including serving as a pilot. Ken flew...
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Dogs in the Cemetery

December 28, 2010

12/28/10 I certainly hope that the situation is revisited! I have walked at the cemetery for years and enjoy the history but do not enjoy the dogs! I have seen people walking their dogs and stop to let them urinate on the graves and stones and leave little (or Big) packages on grave sites!...
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Would Like to Hear Other Music on WTCA

November 7, 2010

11/08/10 When I hear WTCA advertise it’s ”Golden Oldies” I have to smile a bit. There is a host of loyal listeners, who to them is music from the 30s and 40. Now I know 50 and up year olds are not the economic group your shooting for but don’t you think think you...
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Taxpayers Thoughts on Pay Raises

August 12, 2010

I would like to comment on the council considering raises for employees. I know a lot of city employees do their jobs and work a steady 40 hrs for them; I also know a lot of them don’t.  I think pay raises on work performance is the better way to go.  Why bother working...
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Plymouth Library Sends Thank-You for Successful Summer Reading Program

August 3, 2010

The Plymouth Public Library Summer Reading Program, MAKE A SPLASH @ YOUR LIBRARY was very successful due to the generosity of our local businesses, organizations, and friends.  A hearty thank you goes to the Friends of the Library for funding the entertainment, reading prizes,  and special programs that were enjoyed throughout the reading program. ...
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Ripley Comments on County Employees Working 7/5

July 2, 2010

Over the past two years, our Marshall County employees have been informed that they will not receive a raise, will have their health insurance costs increased, have lost 2 paid holidays, and are required to clean their own offices.  Regardless of the spin that the county commissioners and council are trying to sell on...
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THE LATEST “POLITICS AS USUAL”

June 30, 2010

Early in the last Plymouth City elections the candidates were publishing their very limited preliminary background information. At that time, the only distinguishing attributes published for the now Mayor Senter were that he was a retired State Policeman and a Boy Scout leader. Since I had no previous knowledge of Mayor Senter or his...
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M.C. Health Department Thanks Community for Cooperation

June 18, 2010

Dear Speak Out, We at the Marshall County Health Department would like to take this opportunity to thank the community and local school corporations for their cooperation and partnership with us in our endeavor to get children in grades 6 through 12 vaccinated to the new state requirements. In January the State released a...
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