April 27th, 2012
PLYMOUTH â€” Providing a support base for the Plymouth Community Schools far into the future will be the task of a newly-forming group.
The Plymouth Education Foundation will be a not-for-profit fundraising organization committed to support the programs of the Plymouth Community School Corporation in order to provide opportunities that enhance student learning and achievement, promote social and emotional development ofÂ students, and contribute to a strong community through a belief that education is a key.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Cook building on Michigan Street will be removed over the next several weeks, as part of the River Park Square downtown renovation project. One of the first steps was allowing Habitat for Humanity ReStore workers to go through the sizable empty building, removing anything of value. They did so Friday, and found more than they expected.
"I'd never been in here before, and when I came in my eyes just lit up," said ReStore store manager Stephen Guriel, as he and other volunteers removed boards from the walls.
PLYMOUTH â€” Sean McNab was arrested Thursday for theft, following a report that some coins and other currency had been taken from the residence of Howard Schillaci on Olive Road in Plymouth.
LAPAZ â€”Â An unknown person armed with a knife attempted to rob the Bottle Stop in LaPaz in February, but was thwarted by an employee.
Nathan Heyde, of Bremen, was recently arrested and charged in connection with the incident, following an investigation conducted by the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. Evidence collected at the scene of the incident aided in identifying Heyde as the perpetrator.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Plymouth Chamber of Commerceâ€™s annual dinner will be held at Swan Lake Resort, Thursday, May 10.
The chamber will honor all living past board presidents, present a brief review of 2011, followed by the presentation of the Program of Works for 2012.
Th dinner will be headlined by former WTCA sportscaster Rick Derf. He will be speaking about his time spent in Plymouth, sharing many life lessons and memories along the way.
PLYMOUTH â€” Plymouth High School students witnessed a bloody scene outside their school Thursday morning as five students were involved in a two-vehicle crash blamed on drunk driving. Fortunately, the situation was staged â€” a joint effort from school administration and Plymouth emergency responders to encourage students not to drink and drive during prom night this weekend.
Marsha Wainscott, of the Plymouth Fire Department, narrated the mock crash with a bullhorn, informing students that though it was a demonstration, the actions taken by emergency responders would be realistic.
Plymouth baseball player Cole Mann turns up to show support for Plymouth's softball team during a home game with Wawasee Wednesday.
BOURBON â€” A two-way meet with a conference opponent is always a good opportunity to see where you stack up in your league.
With the Northern State Conference meet still two weeks out, Triton hosted Culver Thursday, and the two schools earned a split as Culverâ€™s boys beat their hosts 84-43, and Tritonâ€™s girls edged out the Lady Cavaliers 61-53.
Culverâ€™s boys team went one-two in seven different events against a young Trojans team ailing with injuries, and the Cavaliers earned a convincing win on a gusty, cold night in Bourbon.
Lady Pilgrims rebound
Plymouth bounced back from a tough Northern Lakes Conference loss at Concord Tuesday with a 4-1 win at Elkhart Memorial Thursday night.
The Lady Pilgrims won on all courts except at 1 singles. Alli Berger beat Memorialâ€™s Corrin Wittaker with a 7-5 third set tiebreaker in the closest match of the night at 2 singles, and Plymouth moved to an even 2-2 in the conference and 5-3 overall.
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