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November 25th, 2011
PLYMOUTH â€” With just about a week remaining until the annual Shop with a Cop auction sponsored by Plymouth FOP Lodge 195, auction items are beginning to fill the area set aside to store them.
Roy Bell, the third and final suspect in the Nov. 22 murder of 81 year old Wilma Upsall, was apprehended by Starke County police in southeastern Starke County near Monterey Friday afternoon, bringing a close to several tense days and a massive search effort which reached a peak Wednesday evening.
Tuesday, at approximately 7:06 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and Fulton County Sheriffâ€™s Department responded to a 911 call reporting a possible murder at 6832 West Olson Road, rural Rochester, IN.
Police are seeking 24 year old Roy Bell in connection with a Leiters Ford area murder and robbery. Last night, police apprehended two of three suspects during an evening manhunt.
Jason Miller, 34, of Plymouth, and William Scroggs, 25, of Delong were arrested last night.
Downtown Plymouth Christmas tree lighting will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, in front of City Center at 114 N. Michigan St. Christmas music will be provided by members of the PHS choir. Santa will arrive on the fire truck at 5:45 and there will be free carriage rides from 6-8 p.m. next to the Marshall County Museum on Garro St. The museum will also have their trains running. Santa will be at the fire station after the tree lighting for hot chocolate and cookies.
PLYMOUTH â€” Staff at Michiana Behavorial Health Center decided to evacuate the building early Wednesday morning when a gas leak was suspected. They turned off the gas to the building and called NIPSCO and the Plymouth Fire Department. Fire personnel and NIPSCO arrived at the scene around the same time, but it is unclear if a gas leak actually occurred.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Fire Department was called to a house fire at 407 Miner Street Tuesday evening, just before 7 p.m. Fire chief Andy Metsker reported later that the accidental fire caused damage to an upstairs bedroom and the roof above it. No one was injured, and the fire was extinguished by 8:25 p.m.
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.