Archive - 2011 - News Article
Emma Heller bows her head to give thanks during the first grade feast at Bremen Elementary-Middle School Tuesday.
Downtown Plymouth's annual Christmas tree lighting celebration is Friday, November 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Christmas music provided by All Pro DJâ€™s and members of the PHS choir. Santa will arrive at 5:45 in front of the City Center building at 114 N. Michigan St. Free carriage rides from 6-8 p.m. next to MC Museum on Garro Street. Marshall County Museum will have the trains running starting at 6 p.m. Join Santa at the fire station after the tree lighting for hot chocolate and cookies.
This week, watch Fred Kaylor attempt a difficult shot in order to win a car at a recent girls basketball game.
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PLYMOUTH â€” We are only about a week away from what is arguably the biggest shopping day of the year â€” Black Friday, followed closely by online shopping day Cyber Monday.
Triton Head Girls Basketball Coach Adam Heckaman talks to his players during a time out in a game at Plymouth last Thursday.
To see a video of Chelsea singing one of her favorite songs, visit www.thepilotnews.com and find the video feeds section at the bottom of the homepage.
PLYMOUTH â€” It was the final round of Michiana Idol, a singing contest held by Sturgis, Mich. radio station WBET 99.3. Chelsea Fink, once one of 50 original contestants, had traveled to Sturgis from Nappanee every weekend since Oct. 1, slowly advancing in the competition. She had made it to the very end, the Nov. 5 final performanceâ€”and she wasnâ€™t feeling very confident.
PLYMOUTH â€” Shop with a Cop organizers have a goalâ€”to take more than 300 children Christmas shopping Dec. 10. Collection buckets and paper ornaments for donations are set up in stores all around Marshall County, according to Hurshel Hunter of Plymouth FOP Lodge 195.
â€śWe couldnâ€™t do it without the volunteers,â€ť said Hunter.
He added that many schools in the county are also doing their own fundraisers for the program, which is now in its 16th year.
To take 300 children on the shopping trip, Shop with a Cop will need to collect between $40-44,000 in donations.
Photo courtesy of Columbia University
Culver Girls Academy alumni Alex Banfich and Waverly Neer hug after the Ivy League cross country race that qualified both for the NCAA Championships.
Triton students cheer on their girls basketball team during the Lady Trojans' game with Argos Tuesday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Ryan Ripley, Marshall County Democratic Party chairman, announced Friday that he will be resigning effective Dec. 1.
"I have enjoyed the past two years working with the Marshall County Democratic Party and wish future party leaders and candidates all the best with their upcoming efforts and campaigns," said Ripley.
He and his family will be moving to Fort Wayne in order to pursue new career opportunities.