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Alco store in Knox closing forever

November 21, 2014

Alco Store in the Knox Mall will soon be closing its doors forever.
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas Texas approved an order this week that authorized three liquidators to to oversee the “going out of business” sales for each of Alcos 198 stores: Great American Group LLC, Tiger Capital Group LLC and SB Capital Group LLC will arrange for the sale of more than 260 million dollars of inventory, beginning Friday, Nov. 21.
In October, Alco Stores filed Chapter 11 protection in the Northern District of Texas federal bankruptcy court.
Locally, sales will start at five to 30 percent off.

Second bomb threat received at Culver Comm. High School

November 20, 2014

Culver town marshal Wayne Bean confirmed Thursday night that the second bomb threat in two days has been received noted at Culver Community High School.

As was the case Wednesday afternoon, a hand-written note in one of the boys' restrooms at the school was discovered Thursday after school, according to Bean, who contacted the Culver Citizen from the school building around 10:30 p.m., where police are searching the building and planning to bring a bomb-sniffing dog. School officials are also on the scene or in communication with police, Bean affirmed.

Railroad crossing signals

November 20, 2014

Over the course of the night the railroad crossing at Garro and Second Street, in Plymouth, warning signal was activated but there was no train. This morning the railroad crossing at Lake Avenue is doing the same thing. Plymouth Police Department is aware of the situation and has contacted the railroad about the signal. The railroad is looking into the situation and hopes to have it resolved soon.
Drivers are urged to use caution in the area.

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November 20, 2014

Culver Comm. High School evacuated after bomb threat

November 19, 2014

A bomb threat was identified at the Culver Community High School around 1 p.m. Wednesday, with students, faculty, and staff evacuated immediately thereafter.

Culver Community Schools superintendent Dr. Vicki McGuire told the Culver Citizen that a handwritten note on the stall in a boys' restroom said a bomb was in the building. A custodian confirmed the note had not been there the night before, so safety procedures were initiated and students evacuated.

INDOT prepares for winter

November 19, 2014

The Indiana Department of Transportation has spent the warmer months preparing for winter weather, including that forecast this weekend. Now it’s time to do your part ahead of Winter Weather Preparedness Week this Nov. 16 through 22.
“INDOT urges drivers to dust off their winter driving habits before snow or ice leads to a crash or slide off,” said INDOT Commissioner Karl Browning. “This means planning extra travel time and allowing a safe distance between cars, especially our plow trucks. Remember, if the roads are blocked, plows cannot get through.”
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Automated calls on the rise

November 17, 2014

"The use of robocalls to solicit Hoosiers over the phone continues to rise", said Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. About 60 percent of the 10,000 Do Not Call complaints filed with the Attorney General’s Telephone Privacy Division in 2014 site robocalls.
Robocalling, which refers to the use of technology that automatically dials residential phone numbers and plays prerecorded messages, is illegal in Indiana under its Auto Dialer Law.

Jefferson Elementary principal and teacher on leave

November 16, 2014

The official statement from Plymouth Community School Corporation:

“Mrs. Angie Mills, the Principal at Jefferson Elementary School, along with a Jefferson teacher were both placed on paid leave today. At this time Plymouth Community School Corporation does not know the length of their leave. We are not at liberty to discuss the reason these two employees have been placed on paid leave, due to the nature of this situation being a personnel issue. All of our Jefferson Elementary School parents have been notified of the situation Friday evening."
Dan Tyree

UPDATE: Accident on US 6

November 14, 2014

UPDATE: From Trent Smith of the Indiana State Police
Marshall County – At 1:45 p.m. today troopers from the Bremen State Police Post responded to reports of a crash involving a horse drawn buggy and a pickup truck. The crash happened on US 6 near Dogwood Rd. in Bremen.

Scam alert

November 14, 2014

From the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce:
"It was brought to our attention that someone identifying themselves as a chamber representative is calling asking for updated information from businesses. This is a scam, the callers telephone number is 402-509-5055. Do not give out your information to them."

Be aware that this is going on and protect your personal information.

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