Plymouth Schools Superintendent Keeping an Eye on Graduation Pathways Proposal

Changes to high school graduation requirements are being discussed during today’s State Board of Education meeting. Among the local school administrators following the issue is Plymouth Schools Superintendent Andy Hartley. “There are concerns with respect to the access to earning a high school diploma for all students,” he told the Plymouth School Board Tuesday. “Those were and have been voiced by me and several others, and so we’ll see where things land.”

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Tippecanoe Men Arrested, After Suspected Meth Found during Traffic Stop

Editor’s Note: The original news release from the Marshall County Police Department included a mugshot of a different Richard Hensley, not the individual mentioned in the arrest report. The original release also gave the incorrect age for the Hensley suspect. A previous version of this story on this website contained the incorrect mugshot and age. The Marshall County Police Department has since sent an updated press release with the correct photo. Department officials also said in an email, “We would like to personally apologize for any inconvenience we have caused with the elder 66 Richard Hensley.” This story has since been updated to reflect the corrections.

A Thursday morning traffic stop led to the arrest of two Tippecanoe men. Marshall County Police say it happened around 12:45 a.m. near the intersection of Center Street and State Road 331.

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Gas Prices Expected to Increase

Gas prices have recently been dropping across Indiana, but don’t expect that trend to continue. Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan says many of the issues that led to a spike in gas prices in early November have since been resolved. “Due to the factors we had previously talked about, a pipeline leak that has been fixed, refinery maintenance season, which is now done, gas prices have been in free fall across much of Indiana for the last two weeks.”

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Plymouth High School Sees Success at IUPUI Mobile App Challenge

Samuel Carroll, Bridget Schafer, Borias Miller, Kobe Johnson, Isabel Nuñez, Andrew Fornash, Max Duncan, Brandon Hudson (Plymouth Community School Corporation Photo)

Computer programming students at Plymouth High School recently had some success in a statewide competition. A group of eight students under the supervision of Math Teacher Lindsay Moore took part in the IUPUI Mobile App Challenge on November 4. Continue reading

Bremen Man Reportedly Found Hiding Under Tractor Arrested for Meth Possession

A Bremen man who was reportedly found hiding under a farm tractor last week was taken to jail for possession of methamphetamine. On the morning of Sunday, November 5, a Marshall County Sheriff’s Deputy says he saw a black Chevy pickup truck parked along U.S. 30, west of Iris Road at around 3:15 a.m. The officer says it was foggy, and the truck didn’t have any lights on, so he stopped to check on it. He says he didn’t find anyone inside, but he did notice “items within the vehicle associated with criminal activity.”

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