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August 29th, 2014
DONALDSON â€” Thursdayâ€™s meeting of the Marshall County Lakes & Waters Council was all about establishing conservancy districts.
Since conservancy districts are entities that can employ taxes or user fees, many people were hesitant or wary of the idea; however, guest speaker attorney Ethan Lowe made it clear that conservancy districts are created with a purpose in mind and adhere to strict rules.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The sheriff's office is investigating a report of a possible police impersonator, based on a report from Aug. 16.
In the press release, police said the incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 on Plymouth-Goshen Trail south of US 30 just outside of PLymouth.
The Marshall County Police received a report of a possible Police Impersonator. There has been only one incident reported which occurred on Saturday, August 16th, 2014, around 5:30pm on Plymouth-Goshen trail south of US30 just outside of Plymouth.
The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on September 2.
Below is their proposed agenda.
Marshall County Commissioners
September 2, 2014
8:30 am Ralph Booker â€“ Plan Director
â€˘ Brownfield Assessment grant agreement
8:45 am Bart Trester-USI
â€˘ 7th Road update
â€˘ Metronet update
9:00 am Mary Jan Hedman â€“ Metronet
â€˘ Change order
9:15 am Highway Report
â€˘ Truck bids
9:30 am County Attorney Report â€“Jim Clevenger
9:45 am County Auditor Report
â€˘ August 4, 2014
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LAKEVILLE â€” A Lakeville resident was given a fright when lightning struck near him while he was working on his farm on Aug. 26.
Phil Shafer, 51, was working on a Bobcat skid loader when at 10:54 a.m., lightning struck near the implement.
â€śWe took out a first responder unit, an EMT ambulance, and paramedic ambulance that went. We had a whole team of people there in case you need them,â€ť said Mike Hargreaves, a firefighter and EMT with the Lakeville Volunteer Fire Department.
Hargreaves reported that Shafer awake and talking before he was taken to the hospital.
LAKEVILLE â€” A former State Representativeâ€™s memory was recognized at the ribbon cutting for the new US 31 highway that stretches from the 20 bypass in South Bend and goes to US 30 near Plymouth.
The new piece of highway is estimated to save Hoosiers 30 minutes driving time when US 31 is fully completed in 2015.
Among the VIPS were Governor Mike Pence and U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski, as well as the late Representativeâ€™s widow and other sons and daughters. The lawmakerâ€™s name now graces a portion of US 31 as the Richard W. Mangus Memorial Highway,
PLYMOUTH â€” An increase in the price of parking at the Plymouth High School during the Blueberry Festival could bring in as much $15,000-$20,000 over last yearâ€™s total of $40,364. Those parking at Plymouth High School this year will pay $8, up from $5. This is the first price increase since 1993.
The parking lots and grassy areas at PHS have been used since the 1980â€™s as the official parking for the festival. However, it wasnâ€™t until 1992 that the organizers began keeping data. In the past 21 years, the official parking during the festival has brought in $525,000.
PLYMOUTH â€” Wednesday DuPont Pioneer in Plymouth celebrated their 25th anniversary in Plymouth.
Special guest speakers included the Director of Indiana State Department of Agriculture Ted McKinney and Indiana Governor Mike Pence.
â€śPlymouth has a very unique growing area,â€ť said Mark Letsinger, production location manager of the Plymouth Pioneer facility. â€śThe great lakes provide a tempered climate which is very beneficial to growing seed corn as well as other specialty crops.â€ť
The Union-North United School Corporation will hold their regular meeting on August 28 in the media center at LaVille High School on US 31 South.
Below is posted their proposed agenda for the evening.
UNION-NORTH UNITED SCHOOL CORPORATION
BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES MEETING
August 28, 2014
Immediately Following the Board of Directors of the Building Corporation Meeting
The meeting will be held in the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School, Media Center 69969 US 31 South, Lakeville, IN 46536
ORDER OF BUSINESS:
Meeting Called to Order: ____________
PLYMOUTH â€” Sophomore students from Weidner School of Inquiry teamed up with the Marshall County Historical Society to work on a project documenting the stories of the WWII Veterans and the women that were left behind.
This video clip shows just a small fraction of the information the students were able to collect from the interviews. The complete article will be in tomorrow's Pilot News.
Click the attachment link below to watch the video.