Stories tagged with: SOUTHTOWN GYM

November 30, 2013 - 5:52pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

After a three year fight with cancer,a Maysville Middle School student is no longer here but his memory will live on forever.

On Saturday more than 70 community members met at Southtown Gym for a 5K run and 1 mile walk to benefit 13- year-old, Jared Hesel who recently lost his battle with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer. His mom says that he was a fighter and that is how people will remember her son.

"He was determined from the day he found out he had something that he had...

November 29, 2013 - 6:19pm
37 weeks 4 days ago

If you are like most people you will over eat during the long holiday season. Friday, a local trainer gives us a few tips on how to stay fit during the holidays.

Owner of DC Fitness and personal trainer at Southtown Gym, Derek Carnes says that the first step to getting healthier is as simple as leaving the house.

"With the holidays and the cold weather people like to hibernate so instead of staying stagnant inside your house come out the gym and get in shape. If you never...

November 13, 2013 - 6:35pm
39 weeks 6 days ago

On Sunday, 13-year-old Maysville Middle School student Jared Helsel, lost his battle with Ewings Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Southtown Gym Manager Abbie Williams, who also went to Maysville Schools, heard of Jared's story on Facebook and decided to put together a 5K and 1 mile walk to honor Jared.

"I talked to a family friend and she was very appreciative," explained Williams. "Anything that we can do to help. I'm a mother and I can't imagine having to worry about...

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