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July 1st, 2014
ARGOS â€” Excitement was in the air at Argos High School Saturday evening as 13 young women competed for the Marshall County Blueberry Festival Miss Blueberry crown. This year's theme was "Red, White and Blue-berries." In the end it was a Bourbon native that took the crown from reigning Queen Alexandra Zechiel. Miss Breanna Sue Lemler walked away the 2014 Miss Blueberry Queen.
Pick up today's Pilot News for the complete story and details including 1st and 2nd runner up.
The following is a press release issued Friday by the Indiana Attorney General's office.
INDIANAPOLIS â€“ As the Stateâ€™s appeal of a federal judgeâ€™s ruling against Indianaâ€™s marriage law continues, the Indiana Attorney Generalâ€™s Office has asked a federal appeals court to weigh in and decide whether the lower courtâ€™s order will be stayed or not during the appeal.
The following press release was provided by St.Joseph Regional Medical Center concerning parking at the Plymouth hospital:
Due to the Emergency Department expansion construction, visitors to Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth are asked to enter in the following locations:
Â· Visitors coming to the Hospital or Emergency Room, use the North entrance
Â· Visitors coming to Medical Office Building 1, 2 and 3, use the West entrance
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” The Marshall County Plan Commission voted on a plan to add an amendment to the Sign Standards portion of the zoning ordinance, Article 6, Section 200, Sign Standards, 2. IX.
The section would detail the types of signs and their regulations within zoning districts C-1, C-2, I-1, I-2 and PUD. Those districts are zoned mostly commercial and industrial.
The focus was on three types of Electronic Message Signs (EMS) which include static, motion and video message signs.
For details on this decison, read the story in Friday's edition of the Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County clerk's office confirmed that two marriage licenses have been issued this afternoon to same sex couples.
The decision to issue the licenses came after confirmation from the attorney general's office around noon today.
Yesterday a federal court in Indiana ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. In response, couples throughout the state headed to their county's clerks office for the license and to take their vows.
More on this story in tomorrow's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” In Superior Court Wednesday, three people accused of meth manufacturing crimes were sentenced to 10-years each in the unrelated cases.
Shawn Good, of Argos, Amanda Heeter, of Plymouth, and Gary Beatty, whose address is unknown, were sentenced after agreeing to a plea agreement. Heeter also faced additional time for a neglect of child charge related to the incident that resulted in her arrest.
PLYMOUTHâ€” A commemorative publication included in Friday's Pilot News features stories and photos that documents Plymouth's new River Park Square from flood zone to a new City park.
Highlights include the story of the planning process, comments from the public and photos from the grand opening celebration Saturday as well as the Farmers' Market and splash pad fun.
PLYMOUTH: The new splash pad at River Square Park is proving to be a popular place. That's great, but City officials urge parents to make sure their children follow the rules.
These are in place to keep the waters of this new amenity flowing and keep it safe for everyone.
PLYMOUTH â€” Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center has a new leader. Tamara Awald is the new Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operations Officer at the Plymouth hospital. Loretta Schmidt, MSN, CPHQ, SJRMC president in Plymouth shares her thoughts in today's Pilot News.
PLYMOUTH â€” Founded in 1986, Pregis is expanding their 360,000 sq. ft. complex through the lease of a 62,000 sq. ft. building, as reported in May by the Economic Development Corp. The newly leased building will allow the company to relocate a portion of their operations while providing additional space for $2.3 million in new manufacturing equipment. Pregis representatives estimate that 10 additional employees with an average wage of $17 per hour will be hired as a result of the expansion.