***Statement released through management at Whitley Products in Plymouth***
"Please be advised that Whitley Products, Inc.'s senior lender has again refused to provide the necessary funding to enable Whitley to continue its operations. As a consequence, and with great regret, we must inform you that Whitley Products, Inc. has terminated operations, effective today. For our employees, this means that their employment is terminated, effective immediately.
Possession and control of all Whitley's operating assets is now held by Keltic Financial Partners II, LP."
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Schools had a two-hour delay this morning due to a bomb threat at Plymouth High School.
Superintendent Daniel Tyree said they called a corporationâ€”wide delay because the school buses shuttle students for all of the other schools at the high school each morning. Tyree said, â€śThe only school building effected was PHS.â€ť
Although the actual wording was not released, Tyree called the bomb threat a â€śsloppy mess on a bathroom wall.â€ť
He said the Plymouth Police are investigating and dogs trained in bomb detection from the Indiana State Police were at the school by 5:15 a.m.
MARSHALL CO. â€” An increase in the popularity of synthetic marijuana has contributed to Marshall County spending more to test evidence picked up in drug arrests.
Prosecutor David Holmes told county commissioners Tuesday that 547 drug cases came through the county system in 2012. Evidence including drugs and paraphernalia in 182 cases were submitted to Great Lakes Laboratory in Valparaiso for testing.