Archive - Aug 10, 2012 - News Article
PLYMOUTH â Plymouth native Morgan Uceny tripped on the last lap of the women's 1500 meter race in the Olympic finals today, to the dismay of a large group gathered in the Plymouth High School auditorium to watch the event live and cheer her on.
Erica McIntire and her 7-year-old daughter Mallory were among those present who expressed disappointment the unexpected turn of events.
"She's still a hero in our eyes, because just to make it (to the Olympics) is a huge accomplishment!" said McIntire.
PLYMOUTH â The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Second Friday âSummer Fiestaâ Event is canceled for tonight. The PR/Tourism Committee felt in honor of Morgan Uceny running the Olympic 1500 meter Womenâs Finals Friday, the community should support by cheering her race on. She races in the final at an estimated time of 3:55 p.m. Friday live on NBColympics.com.
PLYMOUTHâGeorge Schricker, popular local singer, songwriter, musician, storyteller, will introduce his new band, âWild Rose Moonâ and freshly birthed CD, âPrecious Timeâ this Saturday. Music in the Park will break from the traditional Friday affairs and offer a leisurely Saturday night concert under the stars.
The album title was the perfect choice and a tribute to one of his favorite songwriters, John Prine, whoâs still going strong.
PLYMOUTH âÂ Writing, planning, dedication and fundraising are a few of the words to describe the task of putting together a special surprise at the Marshall County Historical Museum. Now, almost 10 years later, the hard work has paid off and is ready to be shown to the public eye. This Saturday, the museum is hosting the grand opening of the Boy Scout exhibit room.
âThe challenging parts were raising the funds for it and the renovations that took about 10 years to complete,â said Clarence Shively, the man behind the idea for this particular room.