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Bremen police capture alleged kidnapper

May 15, 2014

BREMEN — According to the press release issued by Bremen Chief of Police Matt Hassel, at 4:45 a.m. Wednesday, Officer Nick Young, of the Bremen Police Department, was on regular patrol in the area of SR 311 and SR 106 in Bremen when he observed a vehicle traveling southbound on SR 331. Young also observed a female passenger hanging out the driver’s side rear window of the vehicle screaming for someone to please help her. It was later determined she and her two-year-old child had been kidnapped from Elkhart by an acquaintance.

Read more on this story in today's Pilot News.

Ancilla Triathlon rescheduled

May 14, 2014

DONALDSON – DONALDSON – The 6th annual Tri Ancilla event was to be held on Saturday, May 17, on the campus grounds of Ancilla College and The Center at Donaldson. However, due to the cool weather forecast for Saturday, the event has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27.

Marshall Sheriff Department needs funds transferred

May 13, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Council heard from Sheriff Tom Chamberlin about the inmate health care plan during their regular meeting on Monday morning. The department is using in-house health care to decrease the risks of transporting inmates to another facility.
In addition the council heard from Headsight, Inc of Bremen, the Metronet project and more during the meeting.
Pick up a copy of today's Pilot News for all the details and more county wide articles.

Plymouth's water treatment plant approved for updates

May 13, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The City of Plymouth Board of Works met for their regular meeting last night. Director of Public Works, Rick Gaul updated the board on projects the department has been working on and was granted three right of way requests for work. In addition the water treatment plant will be getting an inspection and renovation soon.
Read all the details and more about the meeting in today's Pilot News.

Fourth grade math scores not valid

May 13, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The results have been released from the Indiana Department of Education's investigation into violations of ethical test practices. In a statement from Plymouth Community School Corporation, "… the IDOE has invalidated all scores for Menominee 4th Grade Applied Skills Session 1 Math test."
Read more in today's Pilot News.

LaVille school board discuss scores, approve retirements

May 12, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — At Thursday's school board meeting, the results of this year's I-Read scores were discussed, as well as upcoming retirements for several teachers. The scores are lower than last year's, according to school administrators.

Other topics included contracts for technology and participation in a regional alternative school program.

Details on these issues are provided in today's edition of the Pilot News.

Farmer's market opens for season

May 12, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Shoppers and booths a-plenty were the order of the day Saturday, as the Plymouth Farmers Market opened for the season. The market is open every Saturday morning until 11 a.m. at its location in River Park Square.

Volunteers make a difference through Junior Achievement

May 12, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Junior Achievement of Marshall County blitzed Riverside Intermediate School Friday morning with volunteers from the community for lessons in life and career skills, career choices, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

Students were presented with information followed by hands on activities and question and answer time. Each class, fifth and sixth grade, worked through five different lessons. Students were eager to participate and volunteers were excited about the opportunity.

Severe thunderstorm headed towards Starke, Marshall counties

May 9, 2014

From the National Weather Service and the Marshall County Emergency Management:

STRONG THUNDERSTORMS HEADED TOWARD OUR AREA
ONE HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH...AND FREQUENT
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IN THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
KNOX...
PLYMOUTH...
HAMLET...
KOONTZ LAKE...
TOTO...
WINONA...BREMS AND BASS LAKE...

GUSTY WINDS MAY CAUSE SMALL OBJECTS SUCH AS TRASH BINS TO BLOW
AROUND. STAY AWAY FROM HIGH OBJECTS OUTDOORS SUCH AS TREES.

Pilot News Phones Down

May 9, 2014

The Pilot News office phone lines are currently down. We are working on the problem and hope to have them up and running as soon as possible.
If you need to get in contact with us please email news@thepilotnews.com
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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