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October 13th, 2014
LEESBURG â€” Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department deputies responded Friday evening at 9:20 p.m. to the location of the Leesburg Freedom Express gas station/convenience store, 201 South Main Street regarding an attempted robbery.Â
Officers were advised that a male, possibly teenager, had entered the business and attempted to rob the cashier.Â The suspect was denied, and fled the business.Â He was last viewed running eastbound on Prairie Street, in the town of Leesburg.Â
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John Glenn 50 - Culver Community 26;
Plymouth 43 - Goshen 13;
Jimtown 33 - Bremen 6;
Triton 35 - Knox 15
PLYMOUTH/MARSHALL COUNTY â€“ Blair Milo has been hitting the road to get residents statewide to get moving. Now itâ€™s Plymouthâ€™s turn.
At noon on Saturday, Oct. 11, Milo is inviting Marshall County residents to come to Young Amphitheater in Centennial Park for a free 5k race where folks can run, walk, hop, skip or whatever they like to get moving. The program is called Step-Up Saturdays.
Milo is the mayor of LaPorte. After successfully implementing fitness Fridays that got her residents up and moving, she wanted to bring that success elsewhere.
MARSHALL COUNTY â€” Police are asking for help in solving a burglary that occurred sometime between mid-September and today in the 7000 block of Redwood Road.
The crime, which was reported to Marshall County Sheriff's Department this morning included forced entry through a window by using a small metal table to break it. The suspect(s) took a 32â€ť television and a mount for the television. Drawers within the bedroom and kitchen had been gone through, but nothing else was missing.
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LAPAZ â€” Annexation is the topic in Lapaz.
City Attorney Anthony Wagner discussed the annexation of Thumper Trail and surrounding properties with town council members yesterday. He was concerned whether the property owners on Thumper Trail were voluntarily asked if they wanted to be part of annexation. He stated that he had heard from other municipalities that had forced annexation that those residents were unhappy with the situation.
Member Rodger Ecker stated that many of the residents had come during a previous meeting to express their desire to be annexed.
PLYMOUTH â€” Denise Dalton, 49, of rural Akron, and her son, Keith Dalton, 22, with no recorded address, were both sentenced Thursday in Marshall Superior Court No. 1 to 10 years imprisonment for conspiring to manufacture methamphetamine.
PLYMOUTH â€” Whether a business is operating as a parts supplier or a junk yard has come before the Plymouth Plan Commission, prompting officials to seek definition from the state.
At their recent October 7 meeting, the Plan Commission brought up concerns for CDS Mixers & Parts on Western Avenue. But the issue has surfaced before.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) has received a $500,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. in the sixth phase of the Endowmentâ€™s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative for Indiana community foundations.
Begun nearly 25 years ago, the GIFT initiative was designed by Lilly Endowment to help local Indiana communities develop the philanthropic capacity to address their own needs and challenges. Now 94 community foundation and county affiliate funds throughout Indiana make grants to support local charitable organizations in all of Indianaâ€™s 92 counties.
Pilot News Correspondent
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth School Board handled a number of agenda items during their regular meeting on October 7.
The Board members present voted unanimously to ratify the Master Contract with the teaching staff. The contract includes raises for teachers ranging from 1.2 percent to 2.7 percent. Additional terms include a new dental insurance plan that now includes orthodontics. According to Superintendent Daniel Tyree, they also added a few extra-curricular positions primarily for supervision.