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Initial Hearing Set for Former Highway Superintendent

 Former Marshall County Highway Superintendent Neal Haeck will appear for his initial hearing in Marshall County Superior Court on Tuesday, Oct. 21. at 8:30 a.m. ET.

An indictment against Haeck was recently returned by a grand jury in Marshall County and he was summoned to appear in court on a charge of theft. It is alleged that Haeck stole $12,351.41 from the county in 2012 and 2013. The money reportedly came from the sale of scrap metal.

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Grand Jury Indicts Former County Highway Superintendent

A former county highway superintendent faces a felony theft charge.

A grand jury in Marshall County returned a single-count indictment this week against Neal R. Haeck. He’s alleged to have stolen $12,351.41 from the county in 2012 and 2013. During that time Haeck was the Marshall County Highway Superintendent. The allegations surround the sale of scrap metal, according to a news release from the prosecutor’s office. Haeck is being summoned into court. However, his initial hearing date has not been set. Haeck retired from the county highway department on May 2nd.

Marshall County Commissioners to Interview Candidate for Highway Superintendent

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet on Monday, June 30 in an executive session in their quest to find a new highway department superintendent.

The purpose of the meeting will be to interview an applicant for the position.

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Marshall County Commissioners Looking for New Highway Superintendent

The Marshall County Commissioners will meet in executive session on Tuesday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. ET where they will interview applicants for the position of highway superintendent.

Former Highway Superintendent Neal Haeck retired at the beginning of the month and highway department crew members, Jason Peters and Jerry Ambrose, have been filling in the interim position until the commissioners decide on Haeck’s replacement.

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Marshall County Council to Meet Today

The Marshall County Council will meet today at 9 a.m. ET in the second floor meeting room in the Marshall County building.

Emergency Management Agency Director Clyde Avery will discuss two grant applications, Sheriff Tom Chamberlin will seek approval to find a merit officer replacement, and County Attorney Jim Clevenger will discuss the Culver Military Academy Development Bonds.

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Marshall County Highway Department Updates Commissioners

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Neal Haeck gave the commissioners and update this week on the activities of his department. Haeck said his department is looking to perform a road cut for resident Joe Stoffer for farm drainage and asphalt surface, beginning this week through Jan. 18. The cut, he said, would take place between 3rd and 4th roads on Grape Road.

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Marshall County Highway Department to Suspend Dirt Distribution

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Neal Haeck told the commissioners Monday morning that the dirt giveaway at the highway department is going well. However, he recommended that the program be suspended Aug. 1 until after the summer construction. The commissioners agreed with his request.

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Marshall County Highway Supt. Updates Commissioners on Maple Road

Marshall County Highway Superintendent Neal Haeck told the commissioners Monday morning that they are working to repair Maple Road.

The construction project on U.S. 6 at the new U.S. 31 site has caused a road closure in that area and drivers are attempting to use the back roads to get around the inconvenience instead of the suggested detours that utilize highways. Semi truck drivers are even using back roads for a quicker route and are tearing up the surface. Haeck said the county roads are not equipped to handle that type of traffic and “No Thru Truck” signs have been posted along the road to deter further damage.

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