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Over the course of the night the railroad crossing at Garro and Second Street, in Plymouth, warning signal was activated but there was no train. This morning the railroad crossing at Lake Avenue is doing the same thing. Plymouth Police Department is aware of the situation and has contacted the railroad about the signal. The railroad is looking into the situation and hopes to have it resolved soon.
Drivers are urged to use caution in the area.
A bomb threat was identified at the Culver Community High School around 1 p.m. Wednesday, with students, faculty, and staff evacuated immediately thereafter.
Culver Community Schools superintendent Dr. Vicki McGuire told the Culver Citizen that a handwritten note on the stall in a boys' restroom said a bomb was in the building. A custodian confirmed the note had not been there the night before, so safety procedures were initiated and students evacuated.
The Indiana Department of Transportation has spent the warmer months preparing for winter weather, including that forecast this weekend. Now itâ€™s time to do your part ahead of Winter Weather Preparedness Week this Nov. 16 through 22.
â€śINDOT urges drivers to dust off their winter driving habits before snow or ice leads to a crash or slide off,â€ť said INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning. â€śThis means planning extra travel time and allowing a safe distance between cars, especially our plow trucks. Remember, if the roads are blocked, plows cannot get through.â€ť
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On Friday, Nov. 21, Marshall County residents will have a chance to learn and ask questions about the health insurance marketplace open enrollment.
MDwise, in partnership with the Plymouth Library will be hosting a community â€śMarketplace 101: Renew and Enrollâ€ť event to discuss how Hoosiers can enroll or renew enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace. In the 2013-14 Marketplace open enrollment period, Indiana enrolled approximately 110, 000 Hoosiers into health care plans. This year, that number is expected to climb by 60 percent.
"The use of robocalls to solicit Hoosiers over the phone continues to rise", said Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. About 60 percent of the 10,000 Do Not Call complaints filed with the Attorney Generalâ€™s Telephone Privacy Division in 2014 site robocalls.
Robocalling, which refers to the use of technology that automatically dials residential phone numbers and plays prerecorded messages, is illegal in Indiana under its Auto Dialer Law.
The official statement from Plymouth Community School Corporation:
â€śMrs. Angie Mills, the Principal at Jefferson Elementary School, along with a Jefferson teacher were both placed on paid leave today. At this time Plymouth Community School Corporation does not know the length of their leave. We are not at liberty to discuss the reason these two employees have been placed on paid leave, due to the nature of this situation being a personnel issue. All of our Jefferson Elementary School parents have been notified of the situation Friday evening."
UPDATE: From Trent Smith of the Indiana State Police
Marshall County â€“ At 1:45 p.m. today troopers from the Bremen State Police Post responded to reports of a crash involving a horse drawn buggy and a pickup truck. The crash happened on US 6 near Dogwood Rd. in Bremen.
From the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce:
"It was brought to our attention that someone identifying themselves as a chamber representative is calling asking for updated information from businesses. This is a scam, the callers telephone number is 402-509-5055. Do not give out your information to them."
Be aware that this is going on and protect your personal information.
Indiana State Police, the Marshall County Sheriff's Department, and the Plymouth Police Department engaged in a high speed chase and drug confiscation the morning of November 13.
Facing several felony charges are Richard Gee, 29 of Michigan City and Shannon Dixon, 25 of Argos. Both were arrested and taken to the Marshall County Jail.