Archive - Oct 11, 2012
Drug pipe found after traffic stop in Tippecanoe
TIPPECANOE â€” On Oct. 6, Marshall County Sheriffâ€™s Department officer Les McFarland conducted a traffic stop on a 1998 Plymouth Van for a traffic offense at the intersection of West and Center streets in Tippecanoe. The driver was identified as Dustin T. Ford, 21. During the traffic stop, it was discovered that Ford was allegedly violating his learnerâ€™s permit. It was also discovered that Ford had two active arrest warrants, through Marshall County for illegal consumption of alcohol along with possession of marijuana.
MARSHALL CO. â€” A high jail population is costing more taxpayer dollars.
As a result, Marshall County Sheriff Tom Chamberlin requested one additional appropriation and two transfers in the total amount of $36,215 at Monday nightâ€™s Marshall County Council meeting.
The extra funds are needed for prisoner meals ($17,000), fuel costs and vehicle maintenance for the sheriffâ€™s department ($15,715), and prisoner supplies ($3,500).
â€śWe have 155 inmates currently in the jail,â€ť said Chamberlin.
According to Chamberlin, thatâ€™s about 40 percent higher than the beginning of 2012.
PLYMOUTH â€” A week ago Plymouthâ€™s Rockies were riding the wave of an almost unstoppable offense and a rejuvenated defense.
In the rain at Goshen, injuries became an issue for the offense. On almost successive plays senior playmakers Sam Stevens and Ike Kastner went down with shoulder injuries. Shortly thereafter offensive tackle Adam Lacefield left with an ankle injury. While there was never much doubt that Stevens and Lacefield would return this week, Kastnerâ€™s situation was a little more complicated.
CRAWFORDSVILLE â€” Wabash College has a long and storied football legacy, even having defeated Notre Dame â€” granted it was in 1905 â€” and part of that legacy will be a pair of brothers from Plymouth.
Austin Hodges, now a senior for the Little Giants, and younger brother sophomore Houston Hodges have spent the past two seasons anchoring the Wabash secondary as starting cornerbacks. It was a twosome that almost never happened.
ARGOS â€” Itâ€™s funny how things work out.
Argosâ€™ girls soccer team was tied 1-1 with Boone Grove in the final minute of their sectional championship game Saturday afternoon in DeMotte. If Jami Patterson hadnâ€™t been able to put away the game-winner with 34 seconds on the clock, the Lady Dragons might not have gotten to Culver in time to catch the final minutes of the boysâ€™ sectional title rematch with Bremen later in the day. And if they hadnâ€™t been there, the Dragons, who were knotted in a 0-0 stalemate with the Lions, might not have gotten the boost they needed in the gameâ€™s homestretch.
CGA loses to sectional foe St. Joe
Culver Girls Academy lost a four-game match with defending Sectional 19 champion St. Joseph on the road Wednesday, 22-25, 25-12, 25-18, 25-21.
Katy Bjornson recorded 19 kills, and Abby Jeffirs finished with 18. Jeffirs also recorded 14 digs, while Bjornson had nine.
Paige Baldacci recorded 52 assists, Sarah Boland served up a pair of aces, and Jamie Madison finished with 11 digs and three blocks in the loss.