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.
PHILADELPHIA â€” Next time you watch â€śInside the NFLâ€ť or â€śESPN Match Upâ€ť 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.
Michael (Mike) Kreighbaum
Feb. 19, 1949-Dec. 10, 2011
WARSAW â€”Â Michael (Mike) R. Kreighbaum, 62, of 425 Chinworth Court, Warsaw, formerly of Plymouth and Marion, passed away at 1:25 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at the Gardens at Lake City in Warsaw.
Thelma Janet Hall
Nov. 27, 1914-Dec. 9, 2011
BOURBON â€” Thelma Janet Hall, 97, of Bourbon passed away Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at home in the care of her family and Hospice.
Thelma was born the daughter of Urben Roahrig and Coral Banks Roahrig Nov. 27, 1914 at Bourbon. She was a resident of Bourbon all her life. She was a 1932 graduate of Bourbon High School. She was a homemaker, farmerâ€™s wife and owned Hallâ€™s Western Store of Bourbon for many years. She also worked at GMAC Associates of South Bend.
D. Gene Curtis
Sept. 11, 1930 â€“ Dec. 14, 2011
SOUTH BEND â€”Â D. Gene Curtis, 81, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend went to be with the Lord peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011 at 4:55 a.m. in Hospice House, South Bend. Gene was born Sept. 11, 1930 to Audley and Bessie (Anderson) Curtis. His parents and brother, Audley, Jr. preceded him in death.
John Glenn fans relax during a break in the action at the Lady Falcons' basketball game at Plymouth Tuesday night.
Rockies lose close match at NorthWood
Plymouth lost a Northern Lakes Conference heartbreaker at NorthWood Thursday, 37-31.
The Rockies forfeited at 119 pounds, and NorthWood won at four straight weight classes from 135 to 152, including three by pinfall and one by major decision.
NorthWoodâ€™s A.J. Carter also eked out a narrow 3-2 decision at 189 pounds to preserve the Panthers team win.
Plymouth had pinfall victories from John Mills at 103, Solis Osman at 112, Steven Abair at 130 and Vicente Vasquez at 160, while Kam Markovich won a major decision at 125.
WATERLOO â€” Waterloo Police Department Deputy Marshal Stephen Brady, 47, was shot in the face around 3 a.m. Thursday after he was dispatched to assist a man and woman who reportedly had their vehicle stuck in a ditch. Brady is now in serious condition in a Fort Wayne hospital. The reason for the attack is unknown.
ROCHESTER â€” Triton has rallied back for some slow starts lately defending its unbeaten run. On Wednesday, the Lady Trojans dug themselves a hole they couldnâ€™t crawl out of.
An ailing Rochester squad overcame illness to jump out to a fast start, running up a 10-2 lead in the gameâ€™s first five and a half minutes, then held off visiting Triton down the stretch for a 36-33 victory to hand the Trojans their first loss of the season on the road.
DONALDSON â€” Brandon Query of Greencastle High School has signed with the Ancilla College menâ€™s soccer team for the 2012 season.
The midfielder is the first official signing of the year for Ancilla head coach James Drzewiecki.
â€śBrandon is a great player to start our class off with,â€ť said Drzewiecki.Â â€śHeâ€™s floated under the radar a bit, but the kid can flat out play.Â Weâ€™ve really been taken with his work rate, vision and technical ability.Â Heâ€™s our kind of player, and heâ€™s a great fit for our system.â€ť