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January 17th, 2014
Pick up the Friday edition of the Pilot News and check out these stories:
â€¢ Judge hands out sentences in two drug cases in which the drug dog helped uncover evidence.
â€¢ Bourbon Town Council learns about Old Gym remodeling plans
â€¢ Local business sponsoring Valentine's Day poetry contest
â€¢ Triton golf coach honored
â€¢ Results from High School Wrestling
â€¢ Arts & Entertainment page features music, art and literature (This is a Friday edition feature)
PLYMOUTH â€” The Foodbank of Northern Indiana will have a mobile pantry at the Plymouth National Guard Armory on 1220 W. Madison St. in Plymouth from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17
The mobile pantry will be offering fresh perishable items such as produce, grains, dairy and protein with dry goods free of charge.
LA PORTE, Ind.â€“ A second area hospital has placed visitor restrictions as the 2013-2014 flu season continues.
In a press release from IU, the Starke County hospital is one of several locations with the restricitions.
According to the Indiana State Department of Health, influenza activity is continuing to increase in the United States. The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 3.0% above the national baseline.
ELKHART COUNTY â€“ The following is a press release issued this morning by the Indiana State Police - Bremen Post concerning the shooting in a Martin's Supermarket, late Wednesday night.
At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting at a Martins Super Market in Elkhart. The shooting, which claimed three lives Wednesday night, involved two Elkhart City Police officers, an armed gunman and two female victims.
PLYMOUTH/CULVER â€” An FM station, a sister station to WKVI - Knox will soon begin broadcasting from Marshall County. The business office is located in Plymouth and the transmitter is located outside of Culver.
More on this story in today's Pilot News and Culver Citizen.
WALKERTON â€” The Fort Wayne Diocese confirmed the retirement of Fr. John Seculoff Sunday, in a letter delivered to St. Patrick's parish in Walkerton. The letter also said Seculoff was investigated for an alleged sexual abuse of a minor charge, which was found to be "credible."
INDIANAPOLIS â€” The state released the letter grades assigned to local school districts Thursday. The districts serving had previously received the grades for each school. This new set of grades is for the district as a whole.
For more on this story, including how Marshall County Schools fared, see today's Pilot News. Did you know an e-edition is available? The pages are uploaded in the morning, before the newspaper hits the streets.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” A routine traffic stop leads to an arrest of a Plymouth woman on methamphetamine charges after Indiana State Police find out what is in her coffee cup.
Details are featured in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” New tennis courts are in the works, as the Park Board moves three possible designs up the chain of command for approval. Details and scans of all three designs are in today's Pilot News.
MARSHALL/STARKE COUNTIES â€” An equipment malfunction in the NIPSCO substation in Plymouth knocked out power to more than 1,400 NIPSCO and Kankakee REMC customers, with Marshall County REMC reporting power disruptions to more than 2,000 customers.
Find out who was affected in today's Pilot News.