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K9 Arras receives vest

June 11, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — A national grant will allow one of Marshall County's finest to be protected on the job.

K-9 Arras received a bullet proof vest as part of a national initiative.

Story and photos in tomorrow's Pilot News.

Plymouth Public Library pet parade Wednesday

June 10, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Show off your pet at the Plymouth Public Library pet parade at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12. If you do not have a live pet, bring a stuffed animal. Keep your pet on a leash or in a container. Meet on the sidewalk in front of the library on Washington Street. Rain date will be Thursday, June 13, at 11 a.m.

Chavez woman's death ruled homicide

June 10, 2014

KNOX — Starke County Coroner, Kris Rannells has released the preliminary autopsy results for Kimberly S. Chavez, 50, of Portage, who was found dead at the Knox home of her estranged husband Gary Chavez last Friday afternoon.
Rannells said findings revealed that Kimberly died as the result of multiple blunt force trauma. Her death has been ruled a homicide.
Gary Chavez is still listed in critical condition at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill.

Argos adds taxes and rezones areas

June 10, 2014

ARGOS — Home owners in Argos can expect to pay a little more on their tax bill. The Argos Town Council passed an ordinance establishing the Cumulative Capital Development (CCD) Fund. The lack of the CCD in 2013 cost the town $18,000.
Ordinance 2014-7 was also passed during the meeting. The ordinance deals with the newly acquired industrial development property being rezoned. It was Agriculture and the ordinance passed making it zoned Heavy Industrial.
In today's Pilot News you can read about the entire Argos Town Council meeting.

Budget time is near

June 10, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — During the regular County Council meeting Monday morning the 2015 budget discussions began. Representatives from the Highway Department, Sheriff's Department, Home Detention, County Surveyor and the Plan Commission explained some of their requests. County Auditor Penny Lukenbill had requested that any department planning an additional budget expense in excess of $10,000 give the council a preview before turning in budgets in July.
The entire article can be read in today's Pilot News.

Slain woman's identity released by Starke Sheriff's Department

June 8, 2014

KNOX — A woman found slain in a Knox home Friday, June 6 has been identified by Starke County Sheriff's Department as Kimberly S. Chavez, 50, of Portage.
Kimberly was the estranged wife of Gary W. Chavez, 57, of Knox, who led multiple police agencies on a high speed chase across four counties Friday afternoon.

Starke County murder suspect identified

June 7, 2014

STARKE Co. — Gary W. Chavez, 57, of Knox, has been identified as the man who allegedly murdered a woman in his Knox home, carjacked three vehicles, threatening the drivers at gunpoint, and allegedly took one of the vehicle owners hostage for a brief time, while leading multiple police agencies on a high speed chase across four counties.

One woman dead, man in critical condition following high-speed chase

June 6, 2014

STARKE Co. — One woman is dead and a 57-year-old man has been
hospitalized from a self-inflicted gun shot wound to the face that occurred when police disabled the vehicle he was traveling in after a high speed chase that began in Starke County, involving three carjackings and a hostage situation ended in Lake County.
Indiana State Police Detective Chris Campione revealed that the suspect had allegedly been involved in an earlier homicide in Starke County.

Plymouth schools commit $250,000 to City's new tennis courts

June 6, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Money from the Plymouth Community Schools Corp capital projects fund will be used to help build a new tennis complex in Centennial Park. The school uses the courts for physical education and for competition.

The schools have had long-standing practice of leasing facilities within the park. It was noted in the resolution that the tennis facilities provide recreational offerings to students, staff, and alumni outside of the regular school hours as it is for public use.

Marshall County on display in Indy

June 6, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Friday, May 30, Corine Humes, the Executive Director for Marshall County Tourism, and Linda Rippy, Director of the Marshall County Museum, traveled to Indianapolis to Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann’s office to install a small display in her office.

The display included mementos, company products and images and other information about Marshall County.

For details on what is being showcased, read the June 6 edition of the Pilot News.

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