Archive - 2013 - Latest News
â€¢Alexander Lee Pranger, 41 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 10:10 a.m. on Oct. 11 for delivering, manufacturing, dealing methamphetamine within 100 feet of a school or park, possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia, possession of a schedule V controlled substance, possession of 2 or more chemical reagents or precursors with a firearm.
â€¢Christopher James Blakley, 21 of Bremen was arrested by Bremen Police at 9:10 p.m. on Oct. 11 for civil contempt.
PLYMOUTH - A former Plymouth resident will do jail time for a drug conviction.
Heather Gutierrez, 34, of Knox, but formerly of Plymouth, was sentenced to 10 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections for conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine. No part of the sentence was suspended.
PLYMOUTH - With cold weather on the way a tradition of giving will also get into high gear.
Kicking off its 15th year, Warm Up Marshall County has begun collecting coats to distribute to those in need around the county. Steve Keiser began the effort all those years ago and has continued to help people stay warm in the long Indiana winters.
â€¢Michael Eugene Brantley, 42 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 10 for operating a vehicle after a lifetime suspension.
â€¢Justin James Gerald, 25 of Rochester was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 1:15 p.m. on Oct. 10 for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
â€¢James Barton Garner Jr., 28 of Rochester was arrested by Plymouth Police at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 for civil contempt.
â€¢Christopher Lee Scott, 28 of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 5:25 p.m. on Oct. 10 for public intoxication, disorderly conduct.
PLYMOUTH - As federal lawmakers continue to wrangle over the budget, small business around the country continues to suffer.
Tom Hendricks, President and CEO of the National Air Transportation Association was in Plymouth to speak to the Aviation Association of Indiana at their annual meeting at Swan Lake Resort. While his talk included other issues his main topic was the inability of the government to resolve the budget and the sequester that has already begun to hurt the aviation industry.
MARSHALL COUNTY - Reverend AnnMarie Kneebone of the First United Church of Christ Pastor makes her way up and down the Plymouth and Culver area on her red 250cc Honda Helix scooter as she is affectionally referred to as the "Puttering Pastor" or the "Revving Rev."
Kneebone has been placed under interesting circumstances as she has been serving two pulpits, First United Church of Christ in Plymouth and Grace United Church of Christ since 2011.
ELKHART â€“ The Indiana Department of Transportation announced that Indiana Avenue east of SR 19 (Nappanee Street) in Elkhart is scheduled for a 40-day closure, beginning on today as part of the SR 19 road construction project. The closure, which is required for the contractor to reconstruct the approaches to SR 19 and add improved drainage features, is expected to end in late November, weather permitting.
BREMENâ€” The Bremen Police Department is currently searching for a missing elderly person. Francis Hill Jr., approx. 70 years old, was last scene near W. Grant Street. He is described as a white male, weighing around 190 pounds. Police are urging citizens to check their cars, yards and complexes for the the individual.
If anyone has any information, please contact the Bremen Police Department at (574) 546-3456.
PLYMOUTH - The process of having a Plymouth interchange for the new U.S. 31 continues to move forward with hopes of bidding by the end of the year.
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger reported to the Marshall County Commissioners that processing of payment for one disputed parcel of land for the 7th Road extension project was already begun.
PLYMOUTH - Mike Reese of The Troyer Group updated the Plymouth Park and Recreation Board on River Park Square at the board meeting on Monday, Oct 7.
According to Reese the park is starting to take shape but is three to four weeks behind schedule due to a number of set backs. Aside from the underground discoveries having their hand in delaying the development of the park, speciality products such as the pergola and the performance structure have added to the setbacks. Reese explained vendor manufacturing has been slow with the specialty products.