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March 5th, 2013
MARSHALL CO. â The company that rebuilt the 13th Road bridge a couple years ago wonât be fully paid for the project because it wasnât completed on time. The projectâs original completion date was July 2011. The bridge was finally finished in November 2011.
County Highway Department Superintendent Neal Haeck explained that Jack Isom Construction in Reynolds was hired to fix up the bridge â which needed significant work.
âThe bridge was a box beam construction and it was coming apart,â said Haeck. âIt was time to have it replaced.â
A lawsuit where Plymouth was one of more than 50 other cities and town that was listed as a defendant was deemed frivolous and the plantiff has been ordered to pay the city for it.
On Feb. 27, Federal Judge Tanya Walton Pratt entered an order sanctioning Kevin D. Miller, the plaintiff in a lawsuit filed last year against the City of Plymouthâs K-9 Unit.
The Court ordered Miller to pay the City $810.43 in attorneyâs fees and expenses and prohibited him from making any further filings against the City.
PLYMOUTH â After being tabled for a month, when presented with an array of additions and amendments to current ordinances, the Marshall County Plan Commission decided not to take any action that would essentially keep wind turbines and farms out of the county.
With attorney Steve Snyder, Syracuse, representing, a group of concerned citizens drafted a series of changes to current ordinances in the county regarding wind turbines.
They ranged from sound issues to setting longer distances from property lines, churches, schools and more.
STATE POLICE, LOCAL AGENCIES GATHER TO DISCUSS, PLAN
According to presenters at an event last Thursday, chances are a mass shooter at a local school, business, or public place will already have departed, committed suicide, or been disarmed by a bystander before law enforcement agencies arrive at the scene -- in which case, civilians need to think ahead and plan, should the worst take place.
PLYMOUTH â This Saturday is the last day of business for Ely Lane, located at 110 W. Garro Street in downtown Plymouth.
Owner Erin Yeager has decided to close her shop, which features her handmade or restored furniture, gifts and accessories. Yeager also provided a space for other local crafters to sell their wares.
âThis is so I can be home with my family during the day,â said Yeager, who has two sons ages 7 and 3. âAlso I think this will give me more time during the day to go out and find furniture, instead of being stuck in the store all day.â
PLYMOUTH â Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes announced late Tuesday that a Grand Jury empaneled by Judge Robert O. Bowen of Marshall Superior Court 1 issued an indictment against Olan Q. Howard charging Murder and Dealing in a Schedule I Controlled Substance.
It is alleged that Howard killed Stephen O. Vires of Argos, IN, on or about May 19, 2012 while committing or attempting to commit dealing in a scheduled I controlled substance.
It is alleged the controlled substance was heroin and/or morphine.
PLYMOUTH - The Chief Executive of the city of Plymouth gave his State of the City Address before the Plymouth Common Council on Monday.
Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter addressed the Common Council and those assembled with his review of the past year and preview of the coming one.
âFor the second state of the city in a row I start by talking about Operation Bright Spot,â said Senter.
KNOX â Fifteen children and two adults, including the driver were taken to IU Health Starke Hospital Monday morning after the Marshall - Starke Head Start Bus they were traveling in was hit by a commercial flatbed vehicle.
Knox City Police are investigating the accident, which happened at the intersection of U.S. 35 and Lake Street, in Knox, at 7:57 a.m.
According to the police report, witnesses at the scene said the Marshall-Starke Head Start bus was crossing U.S. 35 and had the right away. The driver of the commercial flatbed allegedly blew the red light and crashed into the bus.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth Community School Corporation has postponed Tuesday's Kindergarten Round-up due to predicted bad weather.
The Round-up will now take place Thursday, Feb. 28.
Since non-resident students can now attend PCSC with no tuition, parents are invited to bring their children to Plymouth for the Round-up. All of the elementary schools will be holding registration in two sessions, 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Parents and children need only attend one session. Each session should last no longer than an hour.
PLYMOUTH â Whatâs changed in the last 100 years at the library? The resounding answer is âtechnology.â
Plymouth Public Library is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and director Susie Reinholt along with long-time librarians Debbie Beck and Linda Hindman recently gathered to share some thoughts about the future of the library.
Though all agreed that they canât see a time when books are obsolete, the three women said that peopleâs needs for the library have changed significantly as technology advances.