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June 26th, 2014
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County clerk's office confirmed that two marriage licenses have been issued this afternoon to same sex couples.
The decision to issue the licenses came after confirmation from the attorney general's office around noon today.
Yesterday a federal court in Indiana ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. In response, couples throughout the state headed to their county's clerks office for the license and to take their vows.
More on this story in tomorrow's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” In Superior Court Wednesday, three people accused of meth manufacturing crimes were sentenced to 10-years each in the unrelated cases.
Shawn Good, of Argos, Amanda Heeter, of Plymouth, and Gary Beatty, whose address is unknown, were sentenced after agreeing to a plea agreement. Heeter also faced additional time for a neglect of child charge related to the incident that resulted in her arrest.
PLYMOUTHâ€” A commemorative publication included in Friday's Pilot News features stories and photos that documents Plymouth's new River Park Square from flood zone to a new City park.
Highlights include the story of the planning process, comments from the public and photos from the grand opening celebration Saturday as well as the Farmers' Market and splash pad fun.
PLYMOUTH: The new splash pad at River Square Park is proving to be a popular place. That's great, but City officials urge parents to make sure their children follow the rules.
These are in place to keep the waters of this new amenity flowing and keep it safe for everyone.
PLYMOUTH â€” Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center has a new leader. Tamara Awald is the new Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operations Officer at the Plymouth hospital. Loretta Schmidt, MSN, CPHQ, SJRMC president in Plymouth shares her thoughts in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” Founded in 1986, Pregis is expanding their 360,000 sq. ft. complex through the lease of a 62,000 sq. ft. building, as reported in May by the Economic Development Corp. The newly leased building will allow the company to relocate a portion of their operations while providing additional space for $2.3 million in new manufacturing equipment. Pregis representatives estimate that 10 additional employees with an average wage of $17 per hour will be hired as a result of the expansion.
PLYMOUTH â€”In what became a contentious discussion during the Plymouth Common council meeting Monday, homeowner Janice Treesh and her husband Dale, along with friend Eileen Price, spoke to the board about a violation of the code of ordinances concerning the keeping of livestock within the city limits.
Changes in zoning for Treesh's property has caused issues with the family's sustainability plans. In today's Pilot News all the details of the meeting are available.
ETNA GREEN â€” A Boil Water Advisory was issued for Etna Green on June 18. Since then the distribution problem has been corrected. Bacteriological samples have been collected from representative site(s) of the affected area and tested. The test results were satisfactory and it is no longer necessary to boil the water.
If you have any questions, please contact Water Superintendent Barry Baker at 574-858-9321.
PLYMOUTH â€” The body of a man was found about 7:30 p.m. according to a brief press release issued late Thursday by the Marshall County Coroner's office.
The victim has not been identified and no further details are available at this time.
An autopsy is scheduled for today.
PLYMOUTH â€” Rehearsals and performances for the Missoula Children's Theater workshop this week have been relocated to Menominee Elementary School.
Rapunzel will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Menominee School auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults and children and students are free.