Bowen Center to Provide Mental Health Services to Knox High School Students


The Knox Community School Corporation has entered into another agreement for mental health services. Last month, the school board approved a one-year contract with Porter-Starke Services for the elementary and middle schools, with the understanding it could be expanded to the high school in the future. But during this week’s meeting, board members approved a contract with the Bowen Center for services at the high school.

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Bowen Center Patient Arrested For Battery

A Bowen Center patient was arrested Saturday after allegedly battering two staff members.

Leta McNeal reportedly hit and kicked staff members while staying at the Bowen Center in Plymouth. Officials called the Plymouth Police Department to report the incident and McNeal was arrested on a preliminary charge of Battery and taken to the Marshall County Jail. The staff members involved sustained only minor injuries.

McNeal will appear for an initial hearing in Marshall County Superior Court II on Sept. 18 and was given a $750 cash bond.