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October 28th, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ Indianaâ€™s growing national reputation as a state that works for business has received another boost, according to a press release issued Tuesday by a state agency.
Indiana ranks 8th overall in the Tax Foundationâ€™s 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index, up from 10th in 2014, and remains the top state in the Midwest for business tax competitiveness.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ Don Snemis, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), announced that BMV license branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, November 3 and on Tuesday, November 4 to issue ID cards and driverâ€™s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place.
Branches will be open on Monday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PLYMOUTH â€“ Roads have been torn-up, traffic detoured and pipe installed. That means the end of the Bereenbrook storm water project is nearing completion.
Donnie Davidson, utility superintendent, reported to the Plymouth Board of Works Monday evening, that the Beerenbrook, Jefferson Street, Packard Woods storm drain project has proceeded as planned. Davidson stated that whole pipe has been installed.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth could become a â€śtrashyâ€ť town if sidewalk obstruction becomes a major problem.
October 23 Mayor Mark Senter released a statement on Facebook requesting residents to be more considerate about leaving their trash receptacles on the sidewalk for pickup.
BOURBON â€“ Proposed legislation may do away with small school districts, such as Argos, Culver Community, Triton and LaVille - any school district with less than 2,000 students.
That is the reason that Triton Superintendent Donna Burroughs is stepping up and hosting an information session on the legislation and what it will mean for Marshall County.
Burroughs announced a public meeting entitled â€śThe Challenges of Education in America: The War on Public Schoolsâ€ť to be held at the Triton Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.
CULVER â€” Marshall County Police are asking the public's help about a burglary that occurred during the day at a residence in the 1300 block of SR 17.
According to the police report, an unknown suspect or suspects entered the home and took a RCA 55 inch flat screen television. The crime occurred on Thursday, Oct. 24 while the homeowner was away during the day.
Anyone who may have information on this crime is asked to call Marshall County Sheriff's department at 574--936-3187
A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun.
Below is posted the date and time of the Starke/Pulaski County Drainage Board meeting for November.
STARKE COUNTY SURVEYORâ€™S OFFICE
DENNIS ESTOK SURVEYOR
53 EAST MOUND STREET
KNOX, INDIANA 46534
NOVEMBER 2014 DRAINAGE BOARD MEETINGS
STARKE/PULASKI--------------------THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2014 @ 8:30 A.M.
STARKE, STARKE/MARSHALL, AND 3-COUNTY DRAINAGE BOARD WILL NOT MEET IN NOVEMBER
ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD IN THE COMMISSIONERS MEETING ROOM IN THE ANNEX BUILDING
ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
ALL MEETING TIMES ARE LOCAL/ CENTRAL TIME
MARSHALL COUNTY/ PLYMOUTH â€” A partnership between the Marshall County Humane Society, the City of Plymouth and an organization called "Neuter Scooter could help save the lives of untold numbers of cats.
â€˘ Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Downtown Halloween Parade and Trick-or-Treating day is Saturday, Oct. 25, 1-3 p.m. Parade route is down Michigan Street; trick or treating follows.
â€˘ Plymouth Public Library's annual â€śTrick or Treat Open Houseâ€ť also from 1 to 3 p.m.
â€˘ The Newton Center in Lakeville's Haunted School continues from 8 to 11 p.m., Friday, Oct.24 and Saturday, Oct. 25. Entry is $5.
â€˘ Haunted Horse Barn at the Argos Fairgrounds is 7 - 10 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $2 per person.
â€˘ City/Town Trick or treating times: 5-7 p.m., Friday Oct. 31. (includes