Local & State News

County Police Investigate Accidents with Injuries

06/03/10 Marshall County Police investigated a couple of traffic accidents over the holiday weekend. On Saturday, May 29th at 3:20 a.m. Officer Nick Laffoon responded to Queen Road north of 7th Road for the report of a woman who had been ... Read more...

Art and Earth Trail Showcases Authentic, Creative,

  06/03/10 Seven Northern Indiana counties are gearing up for a season of bustling activity spurred by a new cultural trail that features authentic area attractions. On Thursday, June 3, the “Everyone wants to discover a place that is ... Read more...

Busy Meeting for Plymouth BZA

06/03/10 The Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals had a very busy agenda for their meeting this week. They denied the variance application of Steve and Velma Freed to reduce the front yard setbacks on their corner lot to allow for a 22 X 35 ... Read more...

County Fire Chiefs Work Together on Federal Grant

06/02/10  Marshall County’s various fire departments are finding out that teamwork pays off — to the tune of nearly three quarters of a million dollars. U.S. Senator Dick Lugar was notified Thursday that the Plymouth Fire Department ... Read more...

Donnelly Votes Against Amendment to National Defense Authorization Act for 2011

06/02/10 Last Friday, Congressman Joe Donnelly opposed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, H.R. 5136, which would repeal the military’s policy of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in regards to gays ... Read more...

City Police Investigating Possible Email Scam

06/02/10 The Plymouth Police Department is investigating an email scam. On Tuesday, June 1st at 10:49 a.m. an employee of Umbaugh Financial on Dora Lane received an email advising the person that they had been contacted to kill the ... Read more...

Busy Holiday Weekend for Plymouth Police

06/02/10 It was a busy holiday weekend for the Plymouth Police Department.  On Friday, May 28th Corporal Joe Deisch conducted a traffic stop at Gibson and Roy Street at 3:50 a.m.  As a result of the traffic stop was the arrest of 19 year ... Read more...

Congressman Donnelly – Electric Truck Production

5/10/10 Thursday, Congressman Joe Donnelly released the following statement in regards to Navistar, Inc.’s announcement of the beginning of electric vehicle production in Elkhart County.  Donnelly was unable to attend the open house due ... Read more...