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March 9th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes determined that there was justification in the police shooting that resulted in the death of Mark S. Albright, 62, at 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.
Consequently, no criminal charges will be filed against any officer involved in the incident.
The results of an extensive investigation by the Indiana State Police establish that an Argos Police officer received a telephone call about a possible intoxicated driver with a description of the vehicle as a red Dodge pickup truck.
Don Gray, 82, from Argos bangs down the gavel for his last auction Sunday, Feb. 26 at his Ten Pin Auction Service building on Lilac Road in Argos. Don got his auction license after graduating from the Reppert Auction School in 1952. Don said with a chuckle â€śI had to auction off a garden hoe as part of my class.â€ť His first official auction was household goods and personal property from a house owned by E.G. Dubley in the 500 block of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. The house no longer stands there. He has had more than 3,000 auctions during his 60 years as auctioneer.
PLYMOUTH â€” Staff sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, recently won the preliminary 2012 Indiana Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Competition, and will head to the state competition at the end of this month/
Qualifying soldiers will compete against each other for the title of "Soldier of the Year" for Indiana.
To see a video from the regional competition, follow the link below: http://link.backlight.tv/innguard/videos/nco-and-soldier-qualifications-...
PLYMOUTH â€” A gun was fired into the air during a dispute between two South Bend men at an apartment on Broadway and Harrison streets Wednesday evening. Plymouth police officers investigated the incident and Armando Wagers, 32, of South Bend, and Andrew Groves Jr., 26, of South Bend were arrested. Wagers was charged with criminal recklessness with a firearm and possession of a firearm, and Groves was charged with false informing during investigation.
PLYMOUTH â€” Shyrtke, Todd Wagoner's wolf-hybrid was reportedly euthanized today, per order of health department regulations. The animal has been in the care of the Marshall County Humane Society since his owner, Wagoner, was placed in jail for a warrant through Marshall County stemming from a dog bite Feb. 27. Wagoner was booked for harboring a non-immunized dog and cruelty to an animal with a prior charge. Wagonerâ€™s bond was set at $2,000 and he was scheduled to appear in Marshall Superior Court II yesterday. There is no word on that court hearing as of yet.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth Fire Department responded to the scene of a grass fire Wednesday afternoon near Ivory Court, a subdivision off of Michigan Street. High gusts of wind felled a large tree near the railroad tracks, causing the tree to pull down a power line.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. â€” One local community is still reeling with the news that one of their own was involved in the latest school shooting to hit national headlines.
Shane Schumerth, 28, was a Spanish teacher at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla. Tuesday, Schumerth was fired from his Spanish teaching position, and police say he returned to the campus where he fatally shot the head of the school, Dale Regan, in her office before shooting himself.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Marshall County, effective until 8 p.m. Sustained winds of 25-35 miles per hour with gusts of 45 mph are expected, with the highest wind gusts likely in the afternoon.
Loose objects such as trash cans should be secured or brought indoors. Large tree limbs and utility lines may break, and small trees could be uprooted. RVs, campers, and semi trailers may be difficult to drive.
LAPAZ â€”Â Residents in LaPaz had an unwelcome houseguest Friday around 2 a.m., when a 22-year-old woman wandered into their home and into their master bedroom.
Marshall County police officers as well as LaPaz fire and EMS personnel were dispatched to the home and found the woman conscious, but incoherent in the bedroom. The residents of the home told law enforcement that they had no idea who the woman was, and thought that she might be under the influence of drugs.
BOURBON â€” Extreme couponing. The concept popularized by the TV show of the same name made clipping coupons a nationwide craze in 2010. Bourbon resident and avid couponer Valerie Manns has never seen the show, but that fact didn't prevent her from teaching a class at the Bourbon Public Library Saturday about how to get started couponing.