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Cement mixer repair shop or junk yard?

October 10, 2014

PLYMOUTH — 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.

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.

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
ï‚· Minutes of Regular Session of September 22, 2014
3. Unfinished Business
ï‚· Reports by Council Members on previous business
ï‚· 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
ï‚· 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

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.

IN-DOT hiring snow plow drivers

October 9, 2014

NORTHWEST INDIANA – The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is looking to hire seasonal winter program workers across the entire Northwest Indiana District (Lake, Porter, LaPorte, St. Joseph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Pulaski, Marshall, Fulton, Cass, Carroll and White counties).

Successful hires will work as seasonal INDOT maintenance crew staff, and as plow drivers during snow events this winter.

Applicants Must Have
• Valid CDL
• Ability to pass a drug test successfully

Preferably
• High School Diploma or equivalent

Traffic stop nets four for dealing meth

October 9, 2014

PLYMOUTH — A traffic stop for an equipment violation resulted in the arrest of four people on meth manufacturing related charges.

According to the press release issued Wednesday by Marshall County police, Jerald A. Standifer,30, of Bremen, Samantha E. Personette, 21, of Argos, Caleb Z. Hollett, 21, Argos, and Ethan S. Hollett, 18, also of Argos, are charged after police allegedly found assiociated with the manufacture of methamphetamine in the stopped vehicle.

Standifer, the driver, was also charged with driving on a suspended license.

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