—Photo submitted by Robert Offenback
Jill York, of Benton, holds a picture of her son, Jacob, during Saturday’s Polar Plunge activities.York has taken the plunge for three years in a row.
The event, which drew in more than 500 participants, raised more than $100,000. Proceeds from the event all go toward Special Olympic athletes in Kentucky. Participants were able to either take part in the plunge or a 5K race.