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Woman sentence for role in cooking meth

May 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Crystal Bloomfield, 38 of Plymouth, was sentenced on Thursday, May 8 in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 10 years imprisonment for manufacturing methamphetamine at a rural Argos location. Four years of the sentence was suspended, thus calling for an executed term of 6 years in prison.

Details about Bloomfield's arrest and the sentencing are provided in today's edition of the Pilot News.

BREAKING NEWS: Bremen manufacturer expanding

May 8, 2014

BREMEN – Universal Bearings, LLC, a manufacturer of loose needles and needle bearings, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 78 new jobs by 2017.

The company, a subsidiary of South Korea-based Hanwha Group, will invest $39.1 million to construct and equip a new 100,000 square-foot building on its 13-acre campus in Bremen. The facility, which will be operational next February, will house the company’s production of needle bearings and induction heat treated products.

A story with additional details will be published in Friday's Pilot News.

Dulin, Bope, Binkley win key races in primary

May 7, 2014

The results of two races, Starke County Sheriff and Starke County Commissioner District 2, were being closely watched as Starke County Democrats gathered to wait on Primary Election results. When the final tally was in, some were surprised at the results of the commissioner’s race.
Don Binkley, a newcomer to local politics, defeated former Knox Mayor and State Representative Nancy Dembowski by only 126 votes. The final tally was Binkley-1,374 and Dembowski-1,248.

Sen. Arnold updates Starke County Chamber members at May Breakfast

May 7, 2014

KNOX — Members of the Starke County Chamber of Commerce learned more about recently passed State legislation at their quarterly education breakfast in May.

State Senator Jim Arnold presented information on bills that were approved during the 2014 General Assembly. State representatives Doug Gutwein and Tom Dermody also attended the event.

Of the 860 bills filed, 223, or 25 percent, were sent to the Governor. “There were two main issues,” said Arnold. “The Governor wanted to eliminate the business personal property tax, and a summer study group will be looking at its effects.”

Farmer's Market opens Saturday

May 7, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The popular Saturday Farmer's Market begins Saturday, May 10 at a temporary location in River Park Square. New vendors are on board this year, as the Market promises to provide locally grown produce, baked goods, and much more. It opens at 7:30 a.m. and continues until 11:30 a.m.

To read more of this story, check out the May 7 edition of the Pilot News.

Bock wins Democrat seat to run against Walorski

May 7, 2014

REGION — Joe Bock, director of global health training at Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health defeated fellow Democrats Dan Morrison of Elkhart, political newcomer Douglas Carpenter of South Bend and Bob Kern in Tuesday’s primary.

Tuesday, Bock received 10,120 votes, far ahead of his three other opponents. Morrison received 3,150 votes, Kern got 2,200 and Carpenter received 1,513.

Primary Election Update

May 6, 2014

Primary election results are in with District One candidate Kurt Garner receiving 824 votes, 34.32 percent of the count. Opponent Heath Thornton got 26.28%, with 26.28 percent.

The race for County Council, District 3 has Bill Githens taking 50.6 percent of the vote, with 335 cast in his favor over challenger Joyce Greeson, who received 327 votes and 49.4 percent.

Complete results will be published in tomorrow's Pilot News.

Plymouth School Board to consider new software program

May 5, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The agenda for the May 6 Plymouth School Board meeting was released on Friday.Among other items, the Board will consider entering into a four-year contract for a Learning Management System. Among other things, the program would allow teachers to interact individually with students, build units, and design on-line courses. The combined totals for the four-year contract are set at $133,473.

To get the details on this contract before the Tuesday school board meeting, read today's issue of The Pilot News. Subscriptions to both the print and e-editions are available.

Counting birds

May 5, 2014

TIPPECANOE — A group of students from Triton school organized a series of education classes aimed at kids at Potawatomi Wildlife park as part of the students project for Destination Imagination. Saturday morning was the final class for the students just in time for the park’s May bird count on Saturday, May 10.

To read the rest of this story, see the May 5 edition of The Pilot News. Don't have a subscription? Call 574-936-3101 or subscribe to our e-edition.

Primary voting underway for absentee ballots

May 2, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — More than 350 people have cast their vote in the 2014 primary through the absentee voting process. The county elections office is getting ready for Tuesday when polling locations will be open to voters. Several County and township seats are on this year's ballot, and a much watched race will be the U.S. Congress challenge to Republican incumbent Jackie Walorski by four Democrats.

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