Archive - 2013 - News Article
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Emergency Management is teaming up with Walgreenâ€™s and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club to participate in the NOAA Weather/All Hazards Alert Radio Programming Day this Saturday.
The event is a repeat from past years, in which people who own a weather radio can bring it to the Michigan Street Walgreenâ€™s to have it programmed.
PLYMOUTH - The winds continue to swirl around Marshall County government with the issue of wind energy still being debated.
Proponents of wind energy came before the Plan Commission at their meeting Thursday evening to stand against the banning of the wind energy systems. Their point of view is that the issue is a property rights issue.
â€śIt just goes against the grain to be told what you can and canâ€™t do on your own land,â€ť said Jerry Gurtner, a farmer from the Bremen area.
PLYMOUTH - Sentences of 10 years each were ordered in superior Court I Wednesday for two non-related cases involving the manufacture of methamphetamine.
In the first case, Joshua B. Baughman, 23, of Angola was sentenced in Marshall Superior Court I. Baughman admitted that on Sept. 17, 2012 he assisted in the manufacture of methamphetamine in a vehicle driving along US 30 in which he was a passenger. Two years of the sentence was suspended.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School has been named one of the top schools in the state of Indiana on the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 list. They ranked PHS number 26 for the state and 1812 nationally.
ETNA GREEN â€” Kosciusko County officers arrested two people Tuesday after discovering an alleged meth lab while attempting to serve a warrant.
According to the press release provide to The Pilot News Wednesday, Kosciusko County Sheriffâ€™s Department deputies arrived at a residence in the 9500 block of Old Road 30, Etna Green, at 3:43 p.m.
Deputies were met by one of the residents of the house who directed them to what appeared to be an active one-pot method methamphetamine lab.
PLYMOUTH - A Plymouth man will spend 10 years in prison for the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
A Pro-tem Judge approved the plea agreement for James W. Bailey, 23, of Plymouth reached between Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney E. Nelson Chipman, Jr. and defense attorney Tom Black. The agreement was for a sentence at the Indiana Department of Corrections of 10 years. No part of the sentence was suspended.
In open court, Bailey admitted that on Dec. 8 of last year he manufactured methamphetamine at an apartment on Lincoln Way East in Plymouth, with other individuals.
PLYMOUTH â€” Graham Calhoun isn't quite like other boys his age.
For starters, the Riverside Elementary fifth-grader has been ranked the No. 1 wrestler in the country in his division on TheMat.com's Future Olympian rankings.
But Graham was also born a little different.
He was born with only one kidney, a fact that the Calhoun family only discovered a little over three years ago in November of 2009.
During wrestling practice one day, Graham noticed blood in his urine. When he went to the hospital to get checked out, the doctor gave him his life-changing diagnosis.
CULVER â€” A 56-year-old woman from Claypool, Ind. killed herself Tuesday afternoon at a church cemetery outside of Culver, according to a press release issued by the Marshall County Coroner.
The woman called the 911 Dispatch Center and told the dispatcher of her intentions. When the woman could not be reached, officers were sent to the scene. Her body was discovered in the cemetery behind Poplar Grove Church.
No foul play is suspected. A note with contact information was found in the woman's car.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Emergency Management, Walgreen's and the Marshall County Amateur Radio Club will program NOAA weather radios from 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday at the Michigan Street Walgreen's.
â€ś We donâ€™t have the ability to put warning sirens in every location in Marshall County, Clyde Avery, Emergency Management director, said. â€śThe down side to sirens is that they warn people who are outside to seek shelter, but donâ€™t give them specifics about the kind of emergency.â€ť
The Marshall County Economic Development Corporationâ€™s new executive director Jay Bahr shakes hands with Coca Cola executive Frances Ellert at a meet and greet open house at the EDC office. Bahr was hired earlier this month and came on board on April 15. He has more than 20 years experience in public sector management, including from a regional perspective with work force and economic development initiatives.