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September 12th, 2014
AREA Ââ€” The Office of the Indiana Attorney General released a scam warning Hoosiers of a potential scam hitting taxpayers nationwide.
One hundred fifty-nine Hoosiers have reported received unsolicited calls from scammers claiming to be the IRS to Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoellerâ€™s office.
According to the Marshall County Sheriffâ€™s department, the department has received no calls from residents reporting scam incidents at this time.
It is estimated that the nation-wide scam has cost Americans $5 million total.
ARGOS â€” An alert was issued early Friday morning, advising residents in Argos to boil water before drinking it.
According to the notice, an equipment malfunction in the Argos Water Department caused water pressure to be lost early this morning.
"When this happens we must issue a Boil Order for all town residents. A boil order means that water for drinking and cooking must be boiled before consuming," the Town's press release advised.
There is no confirmed time when the boil order will be lifted.
PLYMOUTH â€” On Wednesday Weidner School of Inquiry (WSOI) received a special visit by Indianaâ€™s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz.
Ritz visited the school to personally view the WWII Veterans videos sophomore students worked on as part of a project with the Marshall County HIstorical Museum.
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News takes you to the south lawn of the White House and Lower Manhattan as President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, and First Lady Michelle Obama join Americans in observance of a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of the 9/11 terror attacks 13 years ago today.
(A transcript of President Obama's remarks is attached)
DAN COATS (R-IN)
WASHINGTON, DC â€“ Senator Dan Coats (R-IN), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tonight issued the following statement after President Obamaâ€™s speech about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL):
â€śThe presidentâ€™s speech was a sharp, welcome reversal to his previous comments on foreign policy. He has finally grasped the true nature of the threat that ISIL poses, and his response to begin the process of taking down this so-called caliphate is welcome news.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The Marshall County Council held their regular meeting Monday and learned about the cost of running the coronerâ€™s office.
The Marshall County Coroner requested an additionally $26,500 in funding. Of that $21,000 is for autopsy supplies, $4,000 for toxicology, $1,000 for radiology and $500 for morgue supplies.
â€śWe came to request an additional appropriation initially because we are already at a deficit of approximately $5,000,â€ť said Bill Cleavenger, coroner. â€śSince that request for additional appropriations, we have had an additional three autopsies.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” Riverside Intermediate was a flurry of activity in the sixth grade as the 100 students gathered to present personal projects detailing who they were on Sept. 9.
Titled â€śWho Am I?â€ť, the project based learning (PBL) project gave students an opportunity to examine their lives and the event, people, places, and things that made them unique.
PLYMOUTH â€” Teaching school children how to build a plane may become a possibility if a proposal from Plymouth Airport Manager Dave Lattimer is successful.
At the Aviation Commission meeting Sept. 9, Lattimer discussed his idea with the board. In an effort to help school children with their engineering skills, Lattimer proposed an educational program that teaches students how to build an airplane.
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STARKE/PULASKI COUNTY â€“ The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 421 between the west junctions of State Road 10 and State Road 14 beginning Thursday, Sept 11 through the end of the day Friday, Sept 12, weather permitting. This stretch will close again to finish the project during the day Monday, Sept 15. Crews will perform a chip seal and fog seal operation to preserve the road surface. Crews will do their best to escort local traffic through the worksite, but drivers are encouraged to find another route due to loose stone which will be present.