Archive - Jul 7, 2011
They say when one door closes, another opens. In downtown Culver this week, itâ€™s more a case of when one store closes, another opens.
As reported in a recent edition of this newspaper, The Collectors antique store and The Bear End teddy bear shop may be winding down their many years as fixtures in Culverâ€™s downtown, but a new offering for Culver area shoppers has debuted in the form of Civvies, located at 114 South Main Street (the former site of The Bear End).
ARGOS â€” 4-H members will have a chance to defend their township in a contest Thursday on the Marshall County 4-H fairgrounds. Battle of the Townships, a new event at the fair, begins immediately following the pig scramble at 8 p.m. in the show arena.
â€śI think it will be interesting, I think it will be a lot of fun,â€ť said Geri Newman, who suggested the event after seeing at similar game at the Pulaski County fair.
PLYMOUTH â€” A request by Family Express to the Alcohol Beverage Board of Marshall County was rejected on a vote of three against and one in favor July 5.
According to Board President Vida Creed, all three of the local members (Creed, Maria Keller and Katie May) cast no votes and Indiana State Excise Officer Michelle Traughber cast the lone yes vote.
At this point, the matter will be referred to the state board where the local opinion could be upheld or overturned.
PLYMOUTH â€” Post 27 snapped a three-game skid on the night before starting its annual trip to Minnesota, and even more heartening for the team, it did so with a modified lineup.
After entering the championship doubleheader at its first annual Patriot Tournament over the holiday weekend on a 10-game winning streak, Plymouth dropped three games straight, costing it the tourney championship Monday and a home game against South Bend Post 50 on Tuesday.