Local & State News

Marshall County Sheriff’s Department Participates in DEA Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Marshall County Sheriff Matthew Hassel announced Wednesday that the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department will be participating in the DEA National Drug Take Back on Saturday October 23, from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Residence will be able ... Read more...

Young Delivers Speech on Democrats’ Tax-and-Spend Spree

Today, U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate regarding Democrats’ $3.5 trillion tax-and-spend proposal. “This spending package, the largest in American history, represents a massive leftward shift in ... Read more...

Bremen’s Director of Operations to Challenge Stan Klotz for District 1 Commissioners Seat in 2022

Bremen’s Director of Operations, Trend Weldy announced on WTCA’s “What’s Your Opinion Show” Tuesday his intentions to run for County Commissioner. Weldy will run for the District 1 County Commissioners seat in the Republican ... Read more...

County Highway Superintendent Updates Commissioners on 2021 Road Plan

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Jason Peters gave the commissioners an update on the 2021 Road Program during their meeting on Monday. 2B Road between State Road 331 and the County Line has been completed and Beech Road from U.S. 6 ... Read more...

REMINDER TO MARSHALL COUNTY TAXPAYERS

Marshall County Treasurer Angie Birchmeier would like to remind taxpayers that the Fall Installment of the 2020 pay 2021 property taxes will be due November 10, 2021.  Tax bills were mailed earlier this year with coupons for both the ... Read more...

ISP Trooper Arrests Two

An Indiana State Police Trooper with the Indiana Toll Road was on his way home from work Friday night, October 15th when he arrested Sarah Elizabeth Smith.  The trooper made a traffic stop around 10:50 p.m. near the 231 mile ... Read more...

CONFUSED ABOUT RECYCLING? COME TO BOOT CAMP!

The Marshall County Solid Waste District is offering a new program called “Recycle Bootcamp” on Tuesday, October 26, from 4-6 p.m.  A few years ago, most curbside programs switched to one bin (called ... Read more...

Kalee Jo Davidson Arrested for Intimidation

Tuesday, October 19th Plymouth Police were dispatched to Loon Court and Jackson Heights for a complaint of intimidation.  Ms. Kalee Jo Davidson, 22, was arrested for the initial charges of Intimidation. She was transported to the ... Read more...

Bourbon Town Council Updated

The Bourbon Town Council was updated on several items during their meeting on October 12th.  Council President Ward Byers told members he met with Jeremy Riffle, Triton School Superintendent about the school crossing at the ... Read more...

Walorski Introduces BO’s Bill to Protect Infants and Save Lives

U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) recently introduced new legislation, the Baby Observation Act or “BO’s Bill,” to help the medical community better understand the potential of medical devices to save lives. The Newton ... Read more...

Biden Border Pick Refuses to Call Illegal Immigration a Crisis, Says He Is Unfamiliar with Immigration Law

During questioning from U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.) Tuesday, President Biden’s pick to run U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) refused to call the situation at the Southern Border a crisis and said he was unfamiliar with the ... Read more...

Attorney General Todd Rokita Leads 17-State Effort to Protect Parents from Biden Administration’s Intimidation Tactics

Attorney General Todd Rokita is leading a 17-state effort to deter the Biden administration from threatening parents who express their views to school officials on issues regarding their children’s education. “Hoosier parents have a ... Read more...

Rochester Man Arrested at Economy Inn

About 6:20 Sunday evening, October 17th Plymouth Police were dispatched to Economy Inn in reference to a welfare check. Arriving on the scene Officer Beatty located the 28-year-old John Slater of Rochester who was reported as passed out on ... Read more...

County Drainage Board Grants Variance for Schmaltz Septic System

The Marshall County Drainage Board heard the request of Jeffrey and Patty Schmaltz for a variance on the Millard Lemert Tile in Teegarden.  County Surveyor Craig Cultice said the Schmaltz’s need to put in a new septic on lots 29 and ... Read more...

Mill Pond Trail Residents Present Petition for Repaving Request

Tom Mathewson appeared before the Marshall County Commissioners Monday with a request to have Mill Pond Trail repaved.  He presented a petition with 46 property owners and 9 non-property owners who would like the road improved.  ... Read more...

County Commissioners Honor Roger Umbaugh with Plaque

The Marshall County Commissioners honored Roger Umbaugh, their appointment Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors since its inception in 2006n during their meeting Monday morning.  Umbaugh passed away in ... Read more...

Get Earthquake Ready: Join the Annual Shakeout Drill on Oct. 21

The annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place Thursday, Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m. local time and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 5 office wants everyone to Drop, Cover and Hold On, while learning the ... Read more...

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...