Local & State News

Senator Young: Gas Tax Holiday Like “Applying a Band-Aid to Gaping Wound”

 U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, Wednesday issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s call for a three-month federal gas tax holiday: “President Biden’s proposal is like ... Read more...

Attorney General Defends Schools’ Rights to Keep Separate Bathrooms Based on Biological Sex

ttorney General Todd Rokita is defending the right of Martinsville Schools to require students to use bathrooms corresponding with their biological sex. “Boys’ bathrooms are for boys, and girls’ bathrooms are for girls,” Attorney ... Read more...

County Council Work Session with Department Heads and Elected Officials on Wage and Benefits

After waiting for nearly 40 minutes for the County Commissioners to join the work session on wages and benefits for county employees the County Council conducted the meeting without them.  The council had wanted commissioners to join ... Read more...

Bourbon Town Council Discusses Issues with Several Homes

Members of the Bourbon Town Council were updated last week by board president Ward Byers on several properties with issues since Town Attorney Alex Hoover was attending another meeting. 201 West Quad Street is the Chris Konkle property.  ... Read more...

Plymouth Board of Public Works & Safety Approves Requests

Last week the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety received an update on the application process for the Fire Fighter/EMT that ended on Wednesday, June 15th.  Chief Holm said he has a number of applications, and some applicants ... Read more...

Neighborhood Center Needs Food Donations

The shelves are bare at the Marshall County Neighborhood Center.  Director Chris Garner said this is the time of year when donations drop off and the need increases. As a way to help the Neighborhood Center, this Saturday, Crossroads ... Read more...

Warsaw Man Arrested for Public Intox and Meth Possession at Economy Inn

On Saturday, June 18th at approximately 12:35 in the morning Officer Arnold with the Plymouth Police Department was dispatched to check the welfare of a male subject at the Economy Inn that was stumbling around in the parking lot. The ... Read more...

Warsaw Man Arrested at Economy Inn on K-County Warrant by Plymouth Police

On Thursday, June 16th at about 9:15 in the evening 43-year-old Brandon J. Bellman of Warsaw was located in a vehicle at the Economy Inn on North Michigan Street in Plymouth. Mr. Bellman was arrested on an outstanding Kosciusko County ... Read more...

Senator Donato: Improving Hoosier Health Outcomes

The Indiana Department of Health recently awarded more than $35 million in grants to help improve health outcomes for Hoosiers through the Health Issues and Challenges Grant, which was established in 2021 by the ... Read more...


COVID-19 VACCINES AVAILABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 5

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced today that COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months up to age 5 are now available at some Indiana providers, expanding the population eligible to be protected against the disease. ... Read more...

IRS expands voice bot options for faster service, less wait time

The Internal Revenue Service today announced expanded voice bot options to help eligible taxpayers easily verify their identity to set up or modify a payment plan while avoiding long wait times. “This is part of a wider effort at the ... Read more...

Senators Young, Hassan Introduce Bill to Improve Special Needs Trusts

Friday, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced the Special Needs Trust Improvement Act of 2022 to give families greater flexibility in choosing the remainder beneficiary of trusts established for a ... Read more...

Body Found Saturday in Marshall County Determined Homicide and Dumped from Another State

Marshall County Police Detective Jeff Snyder released updated information on the body discovered on 20th Road west of State Road 331 near the Tippecanoe River on Saturday, June 18th at about 11:15 in the evening.  An autopsy was ... Read more...

Heat Advisory for Marshall County Noon until 8 PM Today

Heat Advisory in effect for Marshall County from noon today until 8 pm this ... Read more...

LaPaz Teen Arrested for 3 Counts Felony Child Molesting, Felony Kidnapping and Felony Strangulation

On Friday, June 17th, around 8:20 in the evening Marshall County Central Dispatch received a 911 call from a female in the LaPaz area who advised her juvenile daughter had been assaulted by a 19-year-old male. When officers arrived on the ... Read more...

WTCA News

Marshall County Coroner Receives Jeff Stout Service Award for Excellence

During the 2022 Summer Indiana Coroner’s Annual Training Conference held in Indianapolis, IN. Marshall County Coroner John Grolich was awarded the 2022 Jeff Stout Service of Excellence Award by the Board of Directors of the Indiana State ... Read more...

Emily Norman Arrested by County Police for Domestic Battery, Residential Entry & Criminal Mischief

On Friday, June 17th at approximately 9:00 PM, Marshall County Police were dispatched to the 800 block of Queen Road for a physical domestic in progress. Walkerton Police arrived on the scene first and were able to detain a female, later ... Read more...

PHS Freshman Earns Mid-Eastern Regional Junior A Pre-Trial Champion

On Friday, June 17th, Karli Crum of Plymouth competed in the Mid-Eastern United States Twirling Regional in Trenton, Ohio.  Karli came home as the 2022 Mid-Eastern Regional Junior A Pre Trial Champion.  Karli placed 6th in ... Read more...

FIRST PROBABLE CASE OF MONKEYPOX IDENTIFIED IN INDIANA

State health officials announced today that the first probable case of monkeypox in Indiana in 2022 has been identified. No further information about the patient will be released due to privacy concerns. Initial testing was completed at ... Read more...