Local & State News

Governor Eric Holcomb Directs Flags to be Flown at Half-Staff

Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff to honor the life and legacy of General Colin Powell. Flags should be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset on Oct. 22, ... Read more...

Next Level Connections broadband requests total over $606 million

Governor Eric J. Holcomb Monday announced the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant program has received more than 250 letters of intent requesting a total of more than $606 million in state grant funding with an ... Read more...

Young Statement on General Colin Powell

U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Monday issued the following statement regarding the passing of General Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff: “I am saddened by the news of Colin ... Read more...

Attorney General Leads Multistate Effort to Protect Texas Pro-Life Law at Federal Appellate Court

Attorney General Todd Rokita said a federal appeals court decision upholding a Texas abortion law bodes well for other states’ efforts to defend their sovereign authority. “This pro-life win for Texas is also a win for Indiana,” ... Read more...

City HR Director & City Attorney Announce No Increase in Health Benefit Plan for 2022

Plymouth City Attorney Sean Surrisi had good news for members of the Common Council during their meeting last week.  Surrisi said, “Humana Resources Manager Jen Klingerman and I have been working with Ryan Colvin and Melinda Lemler ... Read more...

Bourbon Town Council Updated on Water Plant Project

Members of the Bourbon Town Council were updated on the Water Plant Update Project.  Last week Council President Ward Byers said the water plant they are using was built in 1965.  He said they are 20 years past its life expectancy. ... Read more...

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Tyner-Teegarden Meeting Thurs. Oct 21 & P.M.

An informational meeting has been called this week for the residents of Tyner and Teegarden for the purpose of discussing the possibility of creating a Regional Sewer District in Marshall County. The meeting will be held on Thursday, ... Read more...

County Drainage Board & Commissioners Meeting Monday

The Marshall County Drainage Board and Commissioner will meet Monday morning in the second-floor meeting room of the County Building.  The County Drainage Board meeting begins at 8:30 and has a couple of items for consideration.  ... Read more...

Indiana State Police Partners with DEA for the “Drug Take Back” Initiative

On Saturday October 23rd, the Indiana State Police will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for their 21st nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative.  The “Take Back” initiative ... Read more...

Internship Application Deadline Approaching

The Oct. 31 deadline to submit an application for the Senate internship program is quickly approaching. Anyone interested in participating in the Indiana Senate Republican Caucus’ paid spring-semester internships ... Read more...

INDIANA REPORTS FIRST FLU-RELATED DEATH OF SEASON

Indiana health officials are urging Hoosiers to get immunized against influenza after confirming the first flu-related death of the 2021-22 flu season. No additional information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws. ... Read more...

Fall Leaf Pick-Up for the City of Knox Will Begin on Monday, October 18th

The City of Knox will begin the annual fall leaf pick-up on Monday, October 18th.  Knox residents are asked to place all leaves in front of your residence next to the curb on the street in a long row, not in the alley. ... Read more...

Young’s Legislation Makes National Taxpayers Union’s 11th Annual No Brainers List

Two of U.S. Senator Todd Young’s (R-Ind.) bills were selected by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for their 11th Annual No Brainers List. NTU selects 10 bills to add to the list each year. The bills must be bipartisan, have a ... Read more...

Attorney General Todd Rokita leads multistate effort to protect Texas pro-life law at federal appellate court

Attorney General Todd Rokita said Friday a federal appeals court decision upholding a Texas abortion law bodes well for other states’ efforts to defend their sovereign authority. “This pro-life win for Texas is also a win for ... Read more...

The ATU stands with striking workers across the U.S

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President John Costa released the following statement in support of worker strikes across the country: “Right now, in the United States, over 100,000 union workers are on strike or ... Read more...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Commemorates Opening of New Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post and Regional Laboratory Facility

On Wednesday October 13, 2021, the Indiana State Police held a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the newly constructed Fort Wayne Post and Regional Laboratory facilities located at 5811 Ellison Road.  This new ... Read more...

Baby Box Installed at Plymouth Fire Department

The “Baby Box” at the Plymouth Fire Department is fully functional according to Chief Steve Holm. During Monday’s Board of Public Works and Safety meeting, Holm said the Baby Box was installed and the test of the equipment was ... Read more...

Lincoln Junior High Student & Staff Participate in Lincoln Leads Leaf Clean Up, Sign Up for Their Help

Students and staff at Lincoln Junior High School in Plymouth will conduct their second Lincoln Leads event on Saturday, November 6th.  This community give-back project will be a leaf cleanup project.  Jake Singleton, Assistant ... Read more...

St. Joseph County Man Arrested Following Crash

On Tuesday October 12th approximately 9:40 at night Marshall County Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of US 6 and Michigan Road. Arriving on the scene county officers located one vehicle with ... Read more...

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Israeli Energy Company Chooses Indiana for Largest US Solar Farm, Major Investment in Increased Energy Innovation

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers Thursday joined Israeli and local officials, as well as executives from Israel-based Doral Renewables LLC, a developer of renewable energy projects, to break ground on phase ... Read more...