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May 24th, 2013
PLYMOUTH - The area got some positive economic news on Friday with the sale of Whitley Products to a Michigan based company - Aggressive Manufacturing Innovations or AMI.
"I can confirm that (AMI) has purchased the company and all of its remaining assets," said Kevin Smith a representative of AMI. "They just completed the sale and they are planning to re-open the Plymouth plant."
Smith said that he expected the company to be "operational to some degree" as early as next week but also said it would take some time before the company could become fully operational.
â˘Christopher Lyn James, 28, of LaPorte was arrested by Bremen Police at 7:02 a.m. on May 23 for driving while suspended.
â˘Tara Latrice Lee, 22, of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 11:23 a.m. on May 23 for assisting a criminal resisting a law enforcement officer.
â˘Jessalyn Taylor Matthews, 18, of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 11:55 a.m. on May 23 for possession of methamphetamine.
â˘Jose Luis Miranda, 26, of Plymouth was arrested by Plymouth Police at 3:30 p.m. on May 23 for possession of marijuana.
â˘Heather Katherine White-Bragg, 40 of North Liberty was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 3:30 p.m. on May 22 for failure to appear.
â˘Israel Torres-Sanchez, 26, of Plymouth was arrested by Marshall County Sheriff's Department at 10:30 p.m. on May 22 for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, public intoxication and operating a motor vehicle without ever receiving a license.
â˘Joseph Justin Roy Garrison, 34, of Plymouth was arrested by the Indiana State Police at 7:30 a.m. on May 21 for dealing, delivering and manufacturing methamphetamine.
â˘Lisa Ann Mitchell, 41, of Bremen was arrested by the Indiana State Police at 7:30 a.m. on May 21 for dealing, delivering and manufacturing methamphetamine.
â˘Jason Paul Kennedy, 37, of Plymouth was arrested by the Indiana State Police at 7:30 a.m. on May 21 for dealing, delivering and manufacturing methamphetamine.
PLYMOUTH - An investigation into the death of an inmate in the Marshall County Jail has determined it was by natural causes.
Marshall County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Holmes announced Tuesday that his office has completed its review of the April 7 death of Kerry Alan Pinder, 44, of Culver while incarcerated at the Marshall County Jail. The investigation was conducted by the Indiana State Police and the Marshall County Coroner, with the cooperation of the Marshall County Sheriffâs Department.
PLYMOUTH â Seven people were arrested Tuesday morning after law enforcement officers served a search warrant.
The house was located in the 700 block of Oak Hill Drive, within 1,000 feet from Menominee Elementary School.
Arrested were: Jason P. Kennedy, 36; Joseph J.R. Garrison, 33; Lisa A. Mitchell, 40; Jamie Sullivan, 42; Maggie J. Garrison, 30; Amanda R. Miller, 26; and Tonia E. Flowers, 38. All those arrested, with the exception of Flowers, lived at the Oak Hill residence. Flowersâ is from Mishawaka, Ind.
Marshall County Commissioners voted unanimously to prohibit commercial and large wind energy systems at their meeting Monday morning.
This has been an ongoing issue for Commissioners for about a year.
Also under consideration was an ordinance that imposed strict restrictions, in lieu of a ban. That resolution passed last month and will apply to smaller operations.
WALKERTON â State representative Tom Dermody was applauded for his efforts to secure state recognition of the Hawk Band of Metis Indians Saturday at a ceremony on the tribal grounds in the Walkerton and Koontz Lake area.
âPeople of many nations have come together today in the sacred circle,â Rev. Terry âRedhawkâ Harris said during the ceremony. âTom (Dermody) told me, âI will get this done. I donât take no for an answer. I work for the people.ââ
ARGOS â Annexation procedures for the recently-purchased 75 acres on 17th Road between Michigan Road and Pond Street came before the Argos Town Council at its regular meeting Wednesday evening.
Town Attorney Derek Jones reported that after a search of the Indiana statutes, he found that the Council would need to complete a fiscal plan and hold a public hearing before annexation could be completed. He will prepare a draft of the plan to present at the next regular meeting.
During citizen input, Jan Heuer questioned the purchase of the land and the reasons for it.
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth High School Head Speech and Debate Coach, David McKenzie, will be officially inducted into the NFL (National Forensic League) Hall of Fame in June at the NFL tournament in Birmingham, Ala.
McKenzie was notified just this week of the honor.
âItâs one of the few things that as made me speechless,â McKenzie said. âI am both humbled and honored.
âIt is indicative of the coaches who mentored me, the students who worked hard to excel, and the wonderful staffs I worked with over the years,â he said. âThis wasnât won by just me.â