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December 20th

This week's video features Washington Elementary and Plymouth PD

December 20, 2011

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Applications soon for School of Inquiry

December 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — With the application date for applying for inclusion in the School of Inquiry at Plymouth High School only weeks away, Director Ken Olson is busy getting the word out.
Officially, the first day for submitting an application for incoming freshman for the 2012-13 school year is Jan. 3. Applications are expected to be considered until Jan. 15-16.
“The first 50 students to enroll will be guaranteed a spot,” Olson said. “If there are more than 100, a lottery system will determine those that will be accepted in the maximum of 100 students.”

Players take a day to help others

December 20, 2011

PLYMOUTH — This Christmas marks the second year that John Glenn basketball players have teamed up with younger students for a little holiday shopping.
“It’s hard to explain the smile on these kid’s faces,” said assistant basketball coach Ryan Reese. “They are so excited. (The players) are role models to them and they look up to them.”

December 19th

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December 19, 2011

In this week's video, Boy Scout Troop 257 helps pack boxes at Oliver Ford for the company and the Plymouth Elks. See more photos on our Facebook page!

Local club tackles fundraising project for Riley's

December 19, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth Eagles Lodge 1900 is hard at work contributing to the year’s state project — raising enough money to buy an ambulance for Riley Hospital for Children.
Since the club’s fiscal year began in June, it has raised $1,800, which is more than half its goal contribution of $3,000. All of the Eagles clubs in Indiana will raise money for a $250,000 ambulance. It’s worth the high price tag, however, according to Plymouth Eagles secretary and president of District 4, Brandon VanVactor, who says the ambulance is equipped for surgery mid-transport.

Good deeds bring Fortin good luck

December 19, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS — Buying a CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan for one of her granddaughters isn’t Marilyn Fortin’s only good deed.
Purchasing the certificate of deposit for a granddaughter’s college education automatically entered her into a contest for two free tickets to Sunday’s Indianapolis Colts game against the Tennessee Titans. When CollegeChoice CD called the Plymouth resident to tell her she’d won tickets, they learned she had knitted or crocheted 11 scarves for the Super Bowl XLVI Super Scarves Project.

December 18th

Comm. Foundation-funded sign helps Culver Lions' endeavors, care of historic station

December 18, 2011

For the few in Culver who haven't yet noticed, the Lions Club's community sign -- on Lake Shore Drive adjacent to the depot-train station the club calls home -- has had a major renovation, and is now completely electrical, with "rotating" messages, the date and time, and a much easier method of text-changing for Mike Overmyer, who operates the new technology.

December 17th

Acadmies clinic hoped to be a ‘win’ for employees, school alike

December 17, 2011

The largest employer in Marshall County is now also a health care provider for its many employees, and Culver Academies Human Resources Director Diane Avery couldn’t be happier.

Avery says the genesis of the idea began two years ago, when she read an article about medical practice coming full circle and the rebirth of a popular trend in the 1960s for large organizations to host onsite health clinics for their staff. With today’s rising health care costs, she says, institutions such as the Academies are seeking ways to keep those costs down.

December 16th

Sudents communicate the meaning of Christmas — in 2 languages

December 16, 2011

PLYMOUTH - One of the exciting things about Plymouth FOP #195's Shop with a Cop program is the way it brings widely different sections of the community together to help kids have a Christmas they wouldn't have a chance to have otherwise.

Last Saturday was no exception and for a second year Spanish students from Plymouth High School pitched in to do their part. The students volunteered their services to help translate for Spanish speaking families during the shopping trip.

Freyenberger gives NFL Network a local flavor

December 16, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — Next time you watch “Inside the NFL” or “ESPN Match Up” you might want to scan the credits for a familiar local name.
Josh Freyenberger has taken his love of photography and his love of sports and combined them into an exciting start to his career. The 2007 graduate of Plymouth High School has spent the last two years working behind the camera for the NFL Network.

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