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Work to resume today at fire-damaged Bremen plant

June 4, 2014

BREMEN — The president and CEO of Charleston Corp in Bremen told reporters that the plant is expected to reopen today after a fire destroyed one of the six building in the complex and sent three employees to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

Multiple fire departments responded to a request for mutual aid after an explosion and fire rocked a warehouse at about 1:30 p.m. yesterday. Using fire department tanker trucks, the crews battled the fire for several hours.

Severe weather possible tomorrow; nastiest weather likely to stay to the south

June 3, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — A Hazardous Weather outlook posted by the National Weather Service is alerting residents to the potential for severe weather beginning tomorrow afternoon and continuing into Wednesday.

These storm have the potential of producing damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes,mainly in the afternoon and evening. Heavy rainfall of 1-2 inches per hour is also expected.

Indications are that the storm is likely to stay south of the Marshall County area, according to Emergency Management Director Clyde Avery.

Building fire ongoing in Bremen

June 3, 2014

BREMEN — At about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday (today), Bremen Fire Department called for help from multiple departments in fighting a fire at the Charleston Corp. on Dogwood Road. The fire is in one of the warehouses and may involve fiberglass products, according to dispatch.

Details and additional photos expected in the Wednesday edition of the Pilot News.

State police announce localized Twitter access

June 3, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police announced today that 13 State Police Districts across Indiana will now have a unique Twitter account to complement the existing statewide Twitter handle of @IndStatePolice.

American Containers is growing

June 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH — American Containers, Inc. has received two different tax abatements to assist their business expansion. On Monday the company invited members of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation and the City of Plymouth to tour the facility and participate in a groundbreaking ceremony. The expansion will add jobs within the county.
To learn more about the project and American Containers see today's Pilot News.

Plymouth Police Department shoots dog

June 3, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A Plymouth Police officer shot a dog three times Friday after responding to a complaint about a dog running loose on Randolph Street.
According to the police report filed by Patrolman B. DeLee, at approximately 12:55 p.m. police were dispatched to the 600 block of Randolph Street. The person who called allegedly told police that he had to use the lawn mower to keep the dog away from him.

Road repair machinery cost $165,000

June 3, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The Marshall County Highway Department is looking into purchasing an Asphalt Zipper to repair the county roads. During the regular Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday morning, Jason Peters of the highway department, shared what the zipper can do and how it would help fix the roads. The machine has a big price tag however it would allow the reuse of current road materials.
Read more about the Asphalt Zipper and what the next step is for the department in today's Pilot News.

Ancilla College's May to retire

June 2, 2014

DONALDSON — After eight years of service to the students, faculty, and community at Ancilla College, Ron May is retiring.

On Saturday, June 7, Ancilla College will celebrate May’s service at Cana Hall in the Center at Donaldson from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A native Hoosier who grew up in southern Indiana, May received his doctoral degree from Indiana University in Bloomington before teaching at IUPUI for 11 years. This kicked off a 46-year career in educational service.

Five schools hold graduation exercises this weekend

June 2, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY – Culver Community, Culver Academies, Argos, John Glenn and Triton School administrators, parents, families and fellow students bid the Class of 2014 good bye this weekend.

Culver Community High School held their graduation on Friday. The other four schools held ceremonies Sunday afternoon.

Photos and stories are featured in today's Pilot News.

IN-DOT announces job fair

May 30, 2014

NORTHWEST INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a job fair next week, on Wednesday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (CST) at the INDOT Northwest District Office in LaPorte (315 E. Boyd Blvd., LaPorte, IN, 46350).

INDOT Northwest is looking to fill at least 35 full time positions located across our 13 county district (map below).

Positions available include: Highway Technicians, Equipment Mechanics, Inventory Clerks, Traffic Signal Technician, Heavy Equipment Operators, Business Systems Consultant, Highway Engineer

IMPORTANT JOB FAIR INFORMATION:

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