PLYMOUTH â€” After a distinguished career, Plymouthâ€™s K9 officer Rex will enter retirement.
Plymouth Police Chief Jim Cox made the announcement to the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety in their regular meeting. Cox gave the Board the bad news that health was the reason for Rexâ€™s retirement stating that the K9 officer was having difficulty with his eyesight, rear legs and hips and possibly had cancer.
The department will seek a home for Rex unless it is determined that he has cancer.
MARSHALL CO. â€” The Marshall County Health Dept. reported Monday that the level of West Nile Virus (WNV) transmission has continued to increase in Indiana. There are now both human and equine cases, and this trend is expected to continue. The Indiana State Department of Health reports that the following 62 counties have had mosquitoes test positive for WNV this year.