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Speed limit to be lowered on Lincoln Highway

September 4, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Speed limits for at least one county road is going down, based on information presented at Tuesday’s Marshall County Commissioner’s meeting.

In one of three road count surveys done by the Marshall County Highway Department, results indicated that the speed on Lincoln Highway needed to be reduced to 45 miles per hour from Pioneer to the city limits where it becomes 35 mph. The area has several businesses, private residents and a day care.

Making downtown a destination vetted at Revitalization meeting

September 4, 2014

PLYMOUTH — “Let’s make downtown more exciting,” said new member to the Downtown Revitalization Committee George Schricker at their Sept. 3 meeting.

He suggested making downtown an exciting destination for people.

“We could do restaurants in the area to bring in residents,” he suggested.

Member Dave Morrow stated that the committee will soon be working to move phase II of the project, which includes starting work on Laporte Street.

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John Glenn School Board Agenda for September 2

September 2, 2014

The John Glenn School Corporation will hold their regular session on September 2 at 7 p.m. at the administration building in Walkerton.
Posted below is their proposed agenda.

John Glenn School Corporation
School Board Meeting – Regular & Executive Session
Administration Building – 7:00 p.m.
September 2, 2014
AGENDA
CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL – 7:00 p.m.
ESTABLISH A QUORUM AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
RECOGNITIONS (WES, NLES, UMS, JGHS) _____ _____ _____
CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS #1 – 4 _____ _____ _____
1. Approve Minutes – August 19, 2014 – Regular Session

Little Miss and Mister Blueberry

September 2, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Jake and Taylor Rodriguez were crowned as the official Little Mister King and Little Miss Queen at the 26th annual Little Mister and Miss pageant Friday evening. The pair is the first brother and sister combination to win simultaneously during a blueberry pageant.
The boys winners were fifth place Cruz Rosas, fourth place Dolan Berkeypile, third place Ryen Hundt, second place Brylen Vanvactor, and first place Jake Rodriguez.
Runners up for the girls were Ava Vanderwheel, Emersyn Adkins, Allysianna Hughes, Elenor Densmore, and Kaeli Reed.

Balanced Calendar for Marshall County Schools

September 2, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Several Marshall County Schools have been considering moving to a balanced calendar for the 2015-2016 school year. Of those that are considering a move, Argos schools, Culver schools, Bremen schools, and Union North have chosen not to set gears in motion for a shift.
The Pilot News asked local superintendents to identify some of the common questions they are receiving about the proposed shift to a balanced calendar.

Bond process cleared for LaVille schools

August 29, 2014

LAPAZ/LAKEVILLE — The Union North United School Corporation board of trustees approved the resolution confirming the amendment to lease and approving the first mortgage bonds for the 2014-2015 year.

The money is to be used for necessary construction projects at the schools. Among the projects is the plan to redo the parking lot in the jr.-sr. high school area, beautification of the buildings, and the finishing of the roofing project.

Process of establishing a conservancy district outlined at county lakes council

August 29, 2014

DONALDSON — Thursday’s meeting of the Marshall County Lakes & Waters Council was all about establishing conservancy districts.

Since conservancy districts are entities that can employ taxes or user fees, many people were hesitant or wary of the idea; however, guest speaker attorney Ethan Lowe made it clear that conservancy districts are created with a purpose in mind and adhere to strict rules.

County police investigating report of police impersonator

August 28, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — The sheriff's office is investigating a report of a possible police impersonator, based on a report from Aug. 16.

In the press release, police said the incident occurred at about 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 on Plymouth-Goshen Trail south of US 30 just outside of PLymouth.

The Marshall County Police received a report of a possible Police Impersonator. There has been only one incident reported which occurred on Saturday, August 16th, 2014, around 5:30pm on Plymouth-Goshen trail south of US30 just outside of Plymouth.

Agenda for Marshall County Commissioners, September 2

August 28, 2014

The Marshall County Commissioners will hold their regular meeting on September 2.
Below is their proposed agenda.

Marshall County Commissioners
September 2, 2014
Proposed Agenda

8:30 am Ralph Booker – Plan Director
• Brownfield Assessment grant agreement

8:45 am Bart Trester-USI
• 7th Road update
• Metronet update

9:00 am Mary Jan Hedman – Metronet
• Change order

9:15 am Highway Report
• Truck bids

9:30 am County Attorney Report –Jim Clevenger

9:45 am County Auditor Report
• Minutes
• August 4, 2014

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