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1M gallons of city water used during fire

March 13, 2012

PLYMOUTH — During Monday evening’s board of public works and safety meeting, Plymouth utility superintendent Donnie Davidson informed the board that about one million gallons of water were used extinguishing the flames at Liberty Depot Saturday.
“That’s 3,000 gallons per minute, which is full capacity for both our plants,” said Davidson. “We didn’t have any more water to get them even if we wanted to.” Davidson added that he appreciated the work of the fire department as not only a department head, but also as a citizen.

Mayor declares today 'Girl Scout Day' in Plymouth in honor of anniversary

March 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Mayor Mark Senter has issued a proclamation officially designating Monday, March 12, 2012 as "Girl Scout Day" in Plymouth.
The declaration is to honor the organization's 100th anniversary this year.

Biggest fire in city's history

March 12, 2012

PLYMOUTH — To say that Plymouth’s new Fire Chief Rod Miller hit the ground running in his second full week as fire chief is an understatement. The Chief was in command at the largest fire in the city’s history, one lasting more than 24 hours.
Around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, firemen were called to the Liberty Street Depot building at the corner of Liberty and Pennsylvania Streets in Plymouth.
“By the time we got here, we’d seen the billows of smoke coming down the street,” said Miller, who also said the building, which was built in the 1870s and is about 80,000 square feet.

Fire rips through Liberty St. Depot

March 10, 2012

Fire ripped through the Liberty Street Depot Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. Crews from all over Marshall County responded, battling the blaze at the building at the corner of Liberty and Pennsylvania Streets in Plymouth. More on how the fire started and estimated loss is expected later. Crews are still on the scene.

Prosector says shooting justified

March 9, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes determined that there was justification in the police shooting that resulted in the death of Mark S. Albright, 62, at 8:40 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.
Consequently, no criminal charges will be filed against any officer involved in the incident.
The results of an extensive investigation by the Indiana State Police establish that an Argos Police officer received a telephone call about a possible intoxicated driver with a description of the vehicle as a red Dodge pickup truck.

Sold!

March 9, 2012

Don Gray, 82, from Argos bangs down the gavel for his last auction Sunday, Feb. 26 at his Ten Pin Auction Service building on Lilac Road in Argos. Don got his auction license after graduating from the Reppert Auction School in 1952. Don said with a chuckle “I had to auction off a garden hoe as part of my class.” His first official auction was household goods and personal property from a house owned by E.G. Dubley in the 500 block of North Michigan Street in Plymouth. The house no longer stands there. He has had more than 3,000 auctions during his 60 years as auctioneer.

Local soldier wins regional competition, heading to state at end of month

March 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Staff sergeant Jerry Nenycz, of Plymouth, recently won the preliminary 2012 Indiana Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year Competition, and will head to the state competition at the end of this month/
Qualifying soldiers will compete against each other for the title of "Soldier of the Year" for Indiana.

To see a video from the regional competition, follow the link below: http://link.backlight.tv/innguard/videos/nco-and-soldier-qualifications-...

Gun fired during dispute

March 8, 2012

PLYMOUTH — A gun was fired into the air during a dispute between two South Bend men at an apartment on Broadway and Harrison streets Wednesday evening. Plymouth police officers investigated the incident and Armando Wagers, 32, of South Bend, and Andrew Groves Jr., 26, of South Bend were arrested. Wagers was charged with criminal recklessness with a firearm and possession of a firearm, and Groves was charged with false informing during investigation.

Wagoner's wolf-hybrid put down, per order from health department

March 7, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Shyrtke, Todd Wagoner's wolf-hybrid was reportedly euthanized today, per order of health department regulations. The animal has been in the care of the Marshall County Humane Society since his owner, Wagoner, was placed in jail for a warrant through Marshall County stemming from a dog bite Feb. 27. Wagoner was booked for harboring a non-immunized dog and cruelty to an animal with a prior charge. Wagoner’s bond was set at $2,000 and he was scheduled to appear in Marshall Superior Court II yesterday. There is no word on that court hearing as of yet.

Down power line causes grass fire near subdivision

March 7, 2012

PLYMOUTH — Plymouth Fire Department responded to the scene of a grass fire Wednesday afternoon near Ivory Court, a subdivision off of Michigan Street. High gusts of wind felled a large tree near the railroad tracks, causing the tree to pull down a power line.

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