Archive - Jul 30, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Jeremy Wegner, 34, of Elkhart, and Kimberly Danaher, 27, of Cassopolis, Mich., were injured early Sunday morning while they were traveling northbound on Michigan Road coming onto the overpass ramp for U.S. 31 North. Marshall County police reported that evidence at the scene showed that Wegner's 1980 Yamaha motorcycle went off the roadway and struck the face of the guardrail on the north side of the ramp. The motorcycle continued traveling against the guardrail face for a short distance and came to rest on the overpass in the middle of the ramp.
Jack Hartley, 2, shows off the certificate he received Thursday for completing the Plymouth Public Libraryâ€™s summer reading program. 83 children completed the program in the infant through preschool category.
PLYMOUTH â€” The first Friday in August is upon us this week, and for the last 22 years, that means that it is also time for the Art Thomas Big Red Open.
The annual event brings together hundreds of former Plymouth athletes, family members and friends for a day of golf at the Plymouth Country Club. The event will tee off at 11 a.m. this Friday, with lunch and dinner provided. Cost is $85 per person.
There is also a nine hole tournament option that tees off at 2:30 p.m. and does not include lunch. Cost for nine holes is $50.
ARGOS â€” Last week, 15-year-old Alexis Hicks, of Argos returned home from what is typically her favorite summertime activity â€” attending Camp Riley at Bradford Woods in Martinsville.
â€śShe goes every year, this is her seventh or eighth year,â€ť said her grandmother and caregiver, Mary Conley.
Hicks has cerebral palsy and as a result uses a wheelchair and has extremely limited mobility in her arms and legs. At camp, however, she was able to enjoy activities such as water skiing, climbing walls, swimming, piano playing, and making tie-dye items.
PLYMOUTH â€” Missed opportunities made all the difference as Plymouth Post 27 fell not once but twice to Mishawaka Post 161 at Indiana American Legion Baseball Regional 1 at Bill Nixon Field over the weekend.