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September 18th, 2014
PLYMOUTH -- The meeting of the Marshall County Board of Health met Tuesday to discuss the future of health educator position in Marshall County. The position has not been filled since September 2013, when Sally Read last held it.
PLYMOUTH â€” A Marshall County Grand Jury returned an indictment on Sept. 16 against former county highway superintendent, Neal Haeck.
Haeck, who worked for the county for 33 years before retiring on May 2, is accused of theft of county property valued at about $12,000. This theft concerned scrap metal and is believed to have occurred sometime between 2012-2013, according to a press release from the prosecutor's office.
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STARKE COUNTY â€” Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle who hit and killed a 33-year-old Koontz Lake man in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Chris Howard, 33, of Koontz Lake was walking eastbound in the area of 900 E. and U.S. 30, before S.R. 23, when he was struck and killed by a motorist.
Howard was reported missing at 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. But no one had seen him since 2 a.m. Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Children are considered precious cargo, and for national Child Passenger Safety Week, the Womenâ€™s Care Center of Plymouth and Bremen is promoting childrenâ€™s passenger safety though their safety seat inspection service from Sept. 14 - 20.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.)announced that a member of his staff will visit Akron in Fulton County at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22 to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.
The meetings are held at the Akron Carnegie Public Library, 205 E Rochester Street, Akron.
WARSAW â€” Kosciusko County police announced that Abundo Capulin Lozano, the suspect involved in the alleged stabbing last evening in Kosciusko County, has been located.
Lozano was taken into custody on the Ohio Turnpike in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, near the city of Cleveland by the Ohio State Highway Patrol just before 11 p.m.
Lozano was reportedly with his brother at the time of the arrest.
are currently investigating a stabbing incident that occurred northeast of Warsaw.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The speed limit is being reduced on Lincoln Highway. The change process has begun as County Attorney James Clevenger presented the Marshall County Commissioners an ordinance to that effect. The speed limit is currently 55 mph and it is being reduced to 45 from Pioneer Drive to the city limits where it drops to 35 mph.
That wasn't the only thing the Marshall County Highway department had to present to the commissioners Monday morning. There was a road cut, another speed limit reduction, a driveway permit and truck bids were awarded. Get all the details in today's Pilot News.
BOURBON â€“ â€śConsistent, rigorous improvementâ€ťâ€”that is what makes Triton Jr./Sr. High School a noteworthy institution in Marshall County. As a smaller secondary school, students can feel personally taught with an 18:1 student/teacher ratio.
The main goals for the school are:
â€˘ Goal #1 is to improve English/Language Arts meeting standards (passing) of ECA and ISTEP+ to at least 90 percent.
â€˘ Goal #2 is to implement â€śPositive Behavioral Intervention Supportsâ€ť.
â€˘ Goal #3 is to implement/develop Early College: A Pathway to Success.
ARGOS â€” Tyler Hardee, Uriah Milton, Melissa Newcomb and Michael Knezevich were arrested Friday on drug charges after police from three agencies executed a search warrant in Argos. The details from the police report are in today's Pilot News.