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PLYMOUTH â€”Â Rachelle Yung â€” and her workout partners Amanda Rogge and Melissa Bachtel â€”Â share their stories about their weight loss journeys. Getting a jump start on Januaryâ€™s Best Loser 2012 competition at the Fitness Forum at the LifePlex, the three will also be entering the competition, which is Jan. 16 to March 21. Registration deadline is Jan. 9, and teams will consist of just two players instead of the traditional four-person teams. Cost is $40 per team, and couples will still be competing for that $1,000 cash prize.
PLYMOUTH â€” Residents should be able to travel the new Pierce Street Bridge by the end of the week or sooner.
Mark Hollingsworth - construction engineer on the project - told the Marshall County Commissioners that the original opening slated for last week had been pushed back due to rains and flooding. He told the board that final railings and attenuators would hopefully be in place by Tuesday afternoon and that as soon as they were, the bridge would be opened.
At approximately 9:15 p.m., Knox City Police were called to CVS Pharmacy on U.S. 35 after two men robbed the Knox store.
The suspects fled the scene, leading police on a chase that ended just north of S.R. 8 on Upas Road, where the robbers ditched their vehicle. The vehicle was located in a driveway at a residence near the Marshall/Starke County line.
More information is expected to be released later today.
Police arrested one of the suspects in Marshall County.
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PLYMOUTH â€”Â 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.
â€śThe first 50 students to enroll will be guaranteed a spot,â€ť Olson said. â€śIf there are more than 100, a lottery system will determine those that will be accepted in the maximum of 100 students.â€ť
PLYMOUTH â€” This Christmas marks the second year that John Glenn basketball players have teamed up with younger students for a little holiday shopping.
â€śItâ€™s hard to explain the smile on these kidâ€™s faces,â€ť said assistant basketball coach Ryan Reese. â€śThey are so excited. (The players) are role models to them and they look up to them.â€ť
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!
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Eagles Lodge 1900 is hard at work contributing to the yearâ€™s state project â€” raising enough money to buy an ambulance for Riley Hospital for Children.
Since the clubâ€™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. Itâ€™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.
INDIANAPOLIS â€” Buying a CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan for one of her granddaughters isnâ€™t Marilyn Fortinâ€™s only good deed.
Purchasing the certificate of deposit for a granddaughterâ€™s college education automatically entered her into a contest for two free tickets to Sundayâ€™s Indianapolis Colts game against the Tennessee Titans. When CollegeChoice CD called the Plymouth resident to tell her sheâ€™d won tickets, they learned she had knitted or crocheted 11 scarves for the Super Bowl XLVI Super Scarves Project.