Four people were arrested Monday, after police reportedly found 53 grams of crystal methamphetamine at a Plymouth home. Shortly after 7:00 p.m., officers with the Marshall County Drug Task Force, Indiana State Police, Plymouth Police Department, and Marshall County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant at a home in the 7700 block of Rose Road.
Culver Community Middle/High School is collecting items for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Throughout the month of September, students and staff are gathering non-perishable food, cleaning supplies, bathroom items, baby supplies, and pet supplies.
Indiana’s lieutenant governor is calling on Hoosiers to donate blood, to help communities impacted by hurricanes. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch says Hurricane Irma is expected to have a widespread impact like Hurricane Harvey, and blood supplies are already low.
The Plymouth School Board got an update Tuesday on first graders’ reading progress. Students from Menominee Elementary School demonstrated what they’ve learned during the first month of the school. Principal Steven Boyer explained that first grade is when students make the most progress, when it comes to reading foundation.
Plymouth High School Band students may be going to Hawaii in 2019. The school board Tuesday approved a field trip request from Band Director Bryan Ames.
Volunteers with Trinity United Methodist Church in Plymouth are giving of their time to help mentor local elementary school children. The Kids Hope USA program pairs churches with local schools with the goal of meeting the emotional, social, and academic needs of children.
Protecting Hoosiers from investment fraud is the goal of a video produced in partnership with the Indiana Secretary of State’s Office. “$cammed: Investment Fraud Revealed” aims to show that investment schemes don’t just target large-scale investors on Wall Street, but also regular people here in Indiana.
The Lincoln Junior High School building project has the Plymouth Community School Corporation borrowing money from its Rainy Day Fund. Superintendent Andy Hartley told the school board Tuesday that some architect’s bills will soon be due to Barton-Coe-Vilamaa, but the bonds to pay for the project won’t be sold for another couple months.
The Plymouth School Board got an update on the alternative high school program Tuesday. Teacher Katie Duran reported that the program’s graduation rate dropped to 80 percent during the 2016-2017 school year, compared to 92 percent the previous year.
Nearly one in three Hoosiers are now considered obese, giving the state the 10th highest adult obesity rate in the country. That’s according to the most recent State of Obesity report, issued this week by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The Marshall County Blueberry Festival officially gets underway for its 51st year this evening. Festivities kick off at 5:00 p.m. with an opening ceremony. The Little Miss & Mister Blueberry Contest will take place at 5:30.
Two local waterways will be getting some upgrades, thanks to grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. The latest round of Lake and River Enhancement program grants includes funds for projects benefiting Lake Maxinkuckee and the Tippecanoe River.
A Culver woman wanted on active arrest warrants was taken into custody Tuesday, but not before police reportedly found suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a handgun, and a sawed off shotgun in the car she was riding in.
Multiple prostitution charges have landed a man in the Marshall County Jail. Jim Irwin was arrested on five charges, according to jail staff.
Marshall County’s unemployment rate rose to 2.9 percent last month, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. That’s three-tenths of a percent higher than the June figure, but lower than last July’s rate of 3.7 percent. The July employment report also shows that Marshall County’s labor force shrunk slightly.
Two people face meth-related charges, after Marshall County Police attempted to serve two felony arrest warrants Friday. Officers say it happened just before 1:00 p.m. at a home in the 11100 block of 12th Road.
The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to check their bank accounts for unauthorized charges. Last week, the FTC filed a lawsuit against several individuals and companies who allegedly used remotely created checks to take money out of people’s accounts without their permission.
Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth an estimated $535 million. Tickets are on sale until 9:58 p.m. EDT, ahead of tonight’s drawing.
A man wanted on a felony warrant was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, but not before he allegedly punched the police officer.
Marshall County Police are investigating an apparent burglary near Plymouth this week. Officers say it happened at Wheels Showcase and International RV on Lincoln Highway sometime between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.