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PLYMOUTH â This Saturday is the last day of business for Ely Lane, located at 110 W. Garro Street in downtown Plymouth.
Owner Erin Yeager has decided to close her shop, which features her handmade or restored furniture, gifts and accessories. Yeager also provided a space for other local crafters to sell their wares.
âThis is so I can be home with my family during the day,â said Yeager, who has two sons ages 7 and 3. âAlso I think this will give me more time during the day to go out and find furniture, instead of being stuck in the store all day.â
PLYMOUTH â Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes announced late Tuesday that a Grand Jury empaneled by Judge Robert O. Bowen of Marshall Superior Court 1 issued an indictment against Olan Q. Howard charging Murder and Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
It is alleged that Howard killed Stephen O. Vires of Argos, IN, on or about May 19, 2012 while committing or attempting to commit dealing in a scheduled I controlled substance.
It is alleged the controlled substance was heroin and/or morphine.
PLYMOUTH - The Chief Executive of the city of Plymouth gave his State of the City Address before the Plymouth Common Council on Monday.
Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter addressed the Common Council and those assembled with his review of the past year and preview of the coming one.
âFor the second state of the city in a row I start by talking about Operation Bright Spot,â said Senter.
KNOX â Fifteen children and two adults, including the driver were taken to IU Health Starke Hospital Monday morning after the Marshall - Starke Head Start Bus they were traveling in was hit by a commercial flatbed vehicle.
Knox City Police are investigating the accident, which happened at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Lake Street, in Knox, at 7:57 a.m.
According to the police report, witnesses at the scene said the Marshall-Starke Head Start bus was crossing U.S. 35 and had the right away. The driver of the commercial flatbed allegedly blew the red light and crashed into the bus.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth Community School Corporation has postponed Tuesday's Kindergarten Round-up due to predicted bad weather.
The Round-up will now take place Thursday, Feb. 28.
Since non-resident students can now attend PCSC with no tuition, parents are invited to bring their children to Plymouth for the Round-up. All of the elementary schools will be holding registration in two sessions, 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Parents and children need only attend one session. Each session should last no longer than an hour.
PLYMOUTH â Whatâs changed in the last 100 years at the library? The resounding answer is âtechnology.â
Plymouth Public Library is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and director Susie Reinholt along with long-time librarians Debbie Beck and Linda Hindman recently gathered to share some thoughts about the future of the library.
Though all agreed that they canât see a time when books are obsolete, the three women said that peopleâs needs for the library have changed significantly as technology advances.
PLYMOUTH - A fond memory of the culture of the town of Plymouth has lost one half of one of itâs most famous teams.
Last Friday Corky Lingle passed away at the age of 77. Corky had been in ill health the past few years.
In his younger days Corky and Rick Derf were the WTCA voice of nearly every Plymouth basketball and football memory that many of us have.
Marshall County â Shortly after 8:30 a.m. this morning, state police officers and rescue personnel from Marshall County responded to an accident on US 31 and 4A Road that claimed the life of a Plymouth woman. Police and rescue personnel arrived on the scene to find a 1999 Ford Escort in the ditch west of US 31 and a 2011 Jeep Laredo in the center median.
PLYMOUTH â Miss out on your prom? Or was it a night to forget?
Maybe you had so much fun youâd want to do it again.
Either way the Plymouth Eagles is offering its â2nd Chance Promâ March 2.
The event will take place at the Eagles, 404 W. Laporte St., Plymouth.
This is the second such prom held by the Eagles.
Hollie Wenzel, Vice President of the Eagleâs Ladies Auxiliary, said last yearâs was a resounding success.
Proceeds from the event will go to Rupertâs Kids. The charity was started by âSurvivorâ contestant and former Indiana gubernatorial candidate Rupert Boneham.
INDIANAPOLIS - The filing of a WARN notice by Whitley Products may signal the ultimate end of the company but by doing so workers will have at least a little help.
The Federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) act was passed in 1988 and part of that law requires that companies that have 100 or more employees file a 60 day notice of any plant closing or mass layoff. The notice is given to employees and filed with the Indiana Department of Work Force Development.