Week in Review

Staff Writer

Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins

With the start of the spring season, it’s also the start of storm season.

Rep. Harman provides input during county work session

The Marshall County Commissioners and the County Council came together on the morning of Friday, March 18 to discuss the financial future of the county.

Empty Bowls: Helping fight hunger one bowl at a time

“It’s a part of our mission to feed the hungry and do it with beauty,” said Sister Nancy Raboin with MoonTree Studios at The Center for Donaldson, located on the Ancilla College Campus.

Aldi prepares to become more healthy by 2017

Healthier checkout lanes are on the way to the Plymouth Aldi store.

Expo fills out in new venue

Over the past weekend, the Marshall County Home Builders Association presented the 12th Annual Home and Outdoor Expo at its new location, the Zone Sports Complex of Northern Indiana in Plymouth.

BPWS reviews truck bids and plans sidewalk work

At the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting Monday, quotes were opened and the 2016 Sidewalk Recommendations were discussed.

Plymouth High School recognizes top five percent of graduating class

The Thirtieth Annual Academic Excellence Recognition Banquet honoring the top five percent of Plymouth High School graduation class was held on Monday evening.

Argos amends downtown revitalization

Changes to the Downtown Revitalization program were proposed at the Wednesday meeting of the Argos Town Council.

‘Design an Ad’ partnership success

Students within the Plymouth School Corporation, in grades first through sixth, participated in the Design an Ad program sponsored by The Pilot News Group.

Jury selected in Haeck trial

Jurors in the trial of former Marshall County Highway Department Superintendent, Neal Haeck, began hearing testimony by 11 a.m. on March 22.

Cook questions city’s donation for Blueberry fireworks

It was a relatively short meeting for the Common Council on Monday.

Lucé resigns from BZA

The Argos Town Council met on Wednesday to discuss several topics including possible changes to the plan commission and BZA and the resignation of the Argos Redevelopment Commission President.

Commissioners discuss tree sales, mobile home permits, road funding taxes, more

The Commissioners met Monday to discuss both tree sales and permit disputes.

Disability Awareness Month

March is National Disabilities Awareness Month.

Haeck found guilty for theft of $12,351.41

It took jurors in the Neal Haeck trial about an hour to arrive a guilty verdict. Haeck, former superintendent of the Marshall County Highway Garage, was indicted by a Grand Jury in September, 2014 and then prosecutors charged him with one count of Theft (D felony).

Mobile medical unit provides care

In today’s bustling society, many people don’t take time out of their already overextended schedules to worry about health screenings.

Synthetic heroin discussed at county drug free meeting

The Marshall County Drug and Tobacco Free LCC met Tuesday to discuss the new arrival of synthetic heroin and other issues surrounding the county.

Party with a Purpose

Most everyone loves a party. Parties are a way to socialize and interact with friends or people with common interests.

The other side of the fluoride debate presented

Advocates for fluoride in the city’s water showed their teeth at the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting on Monday.

Annual Lakeville Lions Good Friday all-you-can-eat fish fry

It’s that time of year again.

Community Table discusses homelessness in Marshall County and prepares to take action

There’s a problem in Marshall County that goes unnoticed by many but not the group of individuals sitting around the Community Table on Thursday morning.

Community DI prepares for Globals, organizes pancake breakfast Saturday

When you think about the group The Zombie Project, you normally do not think of pancakes.

MCEDC meets with Argos Redevelopment

Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) Director Jerry Chavez introduced himself to the Argos Redevelopment Commission during their most recent meeting.

Union-North School Board talks construction and lease agreement

The Union-North United School Corporation board meeting convened on Thursday.

Drainage Board reviews bids, discusses issues

The Marshall County Drainage board reviewed maintenance bids and discussed drainage issues during their regular meeting.

Bourbon library encourages youth to take bees on vacation

Bees are abuzz at the Bourbon Public Library.