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October 9th, 2014

Lilly Endowment awards $500,000 grant to MCCF

October 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) has received a $500,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. in the sixth phase of the Endowment’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 Indiana’s 92 counties.

Small raise provided in Plymouth teacher contracts

October 9, 2014

Pilot News Correspondent

PLYMOUTH — 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.

Rotary features antique, collectibles show in Plymouth Saturday

October 9, 2014

Staff Writer

PLYMOUTH — The last big blowout of the fall will be heading to downtown Plymouth for a day of sales and support for the Rotary Club.
As a way to involve the downtown merchants interested in promotion, the Rotary Club is sponsoring an Antique and Collectibles Show October 11, blocking off the downtown street of Michigan between LaPorte and Washington. The show will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., on the last day of the farmer’s market.

VIDEO: ND’s Brian Kelly Says Staying Grounded is Key for #6 Irish

October 9, 2014

| Notre Dame Football Report

Common Council, 10/13

October 9, 2014

The Common Council will hold their regular meeting October 13. Below is their proposed agenda.

City of Plymouth
Agenda for City Meetings October 13, 2014
Council Chambers, 124 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth, Indiana
(Garro Street Entrance)
AGENDA
6:30 p.m. or immediately following the Board of Public Works and Safety meeting
1. Call to Order, Pledge of Allegiance, Prayer, Roll Call
2. Minutes for Approval
 Minutes of Regular Session of September 22, 2014
3. Unfinished Business
 Reports by Council Members on previous business
 Reports by the Mayor on previous business

Board of Works and Safety, 10/9

October 9, 2014

The Board of Public Works and Safety will hold their regular meeting on October 13. Posted is their planned agenda.

City of Plymouth
Agenda for City Meetings October 13, 2014
Council Chambers, 124 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth, Indiana
(Garro Street Entrance)
If you are disabled and need special accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at 574-936-2948.
AGENDA
Board of Public Works and Safety
6:00 p.m.
1. Call to Order, Roll Call
2. Minutes for Approval
 Regular Session of the Board of Public Works and Safety Meeting of September 22, 2014
3. Reports

Be on the lookout for stolen car

October 9, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Local police are asking the public's help in locating a car stolen yesterday, Oct. 8 from a residence in the 500 - 1,000 blocks of Thorn Road.

According to the police report, sometimes between the hours of 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., a vehicle was taken from a residence near the 1,000 block of Thorn Road.

The vehicle is a red 1998 Chevrolet Suburban with Indiana license plate

Rockies dethrone Tigers at Plymouth Sectional

October 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — There wasn’t a lot of offense generated in Wednesday’s sectional semifinal between Plymouth and bitter Northern Lakes Conference rival Warsaw. Instead, the outcome came down to who had the better finishing touch.
Fortunately for the Rockies, their forwards were just a little better.
Plymouth held on through the second half to claim a narrow 2-1 victory over the six-time defending champion Tigers at the Plymouth Soccer Sectional in a semifinal with a championship atmosphere Wednesday at Kindt Soccerplex.

Rockies get set for NLC challenge in Goshen

October 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Focus continues to be the word of choice around the locker room as a big win over Concord a week ago only means that this week Goshen stands in the way of an NLC title.
“(Coach) Bob Garrity made a point the other night at practice — he told me that we should probably remind them that the only thing they are guaranteed right now is a 7-3 season,” said Plymouth coach John Barron. “We’ve gotten a lot of kudos this week from a lot of people. We need to control what we can control, is our effort in practice.”

State Motor Vehicles office to begin sending tax refund notices

October 9, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Don Snemis announced Wednesday that the BMV has begun issuing claim forms to Hoosiers who are entitled to Excise Tax refunds dating back to 2004.

The agency anticipates that all claim forms will be mailed within the next 30 days. Current estimates indicate that the BMV will issue about $29 million in excise tax refunds, plus interest.

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