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January 20th, 2014
MARSHALL COUNTY - The Indiana Department of Transportation is warning people to watch out for possible dangerous conditions as the next round of winter weather heads this way this evening, although the most intense conditions will be west of here.
A clipper system is rolling in overnight that will bring nearly all of us 1-2"+ of snow. But, In-DOT officials say, the big danger is the lake effect snow which will bring fast-falling, heavy snow with white-out conditions, and sub zero temperatures.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Local schools are marking the Rev. Martin Luther King holiday today. Some students will be listening speeches and completing other activities.
Ancilla College students and faculty will be involved in a discussion later this morning, and Culver Academies is also planning to mark the occasion.
Plymouth High School Key Club members have pledged a Day of Service.
For photos and stories, see the Tuesday, Jan. 21 edition of the Pilot News.
WALKERTON â€” The state's recently released grades for Indiana's school districts was a 'B' for John Glenn. This is the same grade earned last school year.
For more information, see today's Pilot News.
LAKEVILLE - An accident Saturday involving a Lakeville Police Officer after a traffic stop sent the Officer Jess E. Fisher to a South Bend Hospital. The accident remains under investigation.
For details, see today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Museum is looking for historic pictures of, or memorabilia from local gas stations, drive-in's, watering holes or any automotive-related business or industry in Marshall County from ANY era.
The museum is working on an open house and exhibit in March that tells the story of how the rich history and vast influence of transportation helped shape the development of Marshall County.
BOURBON â€” Triton Superintendent Donna Burroughs talked about plans to renovate the old gym, the last building in what used to be Bourbon High School. She also asked the town to support the development of curriculum that is based in science, technology, engineering and math.
Find out about these topics and a dozen other items from the Bourbon Town Council meeting in today's Pilot news. Subscribe and get the complete story, photos, features and more. Call 574-936-3101.
Pick up the Friday edition of the Pilot News and check out these stories:
â€¢ Judge hands out sentences in two drug cases in which the drug dog helped uncover evidence.
â€¢ Bourbon Town Council learns about Old Gym remodeling plans
â€¢ Local business sponsoring Valentine's Day poetry contest
â€¢ Triton golf coach honored
â€¢ Results from High School Wrestling
â€¢ Arts & Entertainment page features music, art and literature (This is a Friday edition feature)
PLYMOUTH â€” The Foodbank of Northern Indiana will have a mobile pantry at the Plymouth National Guard Armory on 1220 W. Madison St. in Plymouth from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17
The mobile pantry will be offering fresh perishable items such as produce, grains, dairy and protein with dry goods free of charge.
LA PORTE, Ind.â€“ A second area hospital has placed visitor restrictions as the 2013-2014 flu season continues.
In a press release from IU, the Starke County hospital is one of several locations with the restricitions.
According to the Indiana State Department of Health, influenza activity is continuing to increase in the United States. The proportion of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) was 3.0% above the national baseline.
ELKHART COUNTY â€“ The following is a press release issued this morning by the Indiana State Police - Bremen Post concerning the shooting in a Martin's Supermarket, late Wednesday night.
At the request of the Elkhart City Police Department the Indiana State Police are investigating a shooting at a Martins Super Market in Elkhart. The shooting, which claimed three lives Wednesday night, involved two Elkhart City Police officers, an armed gunman and two female victims.