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Culver residents Karen Easterday and Sue Roth wanted breast cancer to get some attention during the month -- October -- dedicated to its awareness, and it seems fair to say they succeeded handily. It's hard to miss two women decked out in bright pink, adorned with pink feather boas, and wearing t-shirts with the text, "Yes they're fake -- my real ones tried to kill me!" as they walk through the business districts of Culver.
That visibility, of course, was the whole point, say Easterday and Roth, both of whom have battled the disease and won.
"It started as a joke," says Roth.
Culver Academies hosted the return of a royal alum, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II of Yugoslavia, who attended the school during
It's not too late to grab tickets to shows in the area this weekendâ€”PHS is doing "The Little Mermaid," and Argos High School is demonstrating "A Blast from the Past" with hit songs from the 1950s to 1980s.
"The Little Mermaid" shows at 6:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $3 for children 12 and younger, and $4 for all others.
"A Blast from the Past" shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and tickets are $5 for all.
A Culver area resident was on hand at the Oct. 25 meeting of Culverâ€™s town council to defend photos he had made available throughout the community pertinent to the controversial proposed wind farm in Marshall and Fulton Counties, a project the council was once more asked to take a formal postion upon.
Hank Bilsland, noting he had addressed the council a few months prior in hopes it would vote for or against the project, in which some 60 windmills would be placed near Culver and Argos, among other locales. He said he received an email describing comments made at the previous
PLYMOUTH â€”Traffic lights at the Walmart/Kmart intersection went into operation Wednesday.
The hope is that the lights will smooth out traffic flow in the especially hectic area. The lights have only traditional red, green, or yellow signals, no green turning arrowsâ€”although arrows could be added at a later date if necessary.
Oak Drive construction engineer Gary Fox, of Cripe Architects and Engineers in Indianapolis, said that the rest of the project is â€śalmost complete.â€ť
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PLYMOUTH â€” Warm Up Marshall County is a coat drive sponsored by Oliver Ford, the Pilot News, WTCA, and Price's Village Valet Cleaners. Now in the 13th year, the program provides donated outerwear to those in need in Marshall County. The coats collected are cleaned by Price's Village Valet Cleaners and will be distributed Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon and Nov. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Plymouth. Donations are still being accepted through Friday. All sizes and styles of children's and adults coats are needed, and can be dropped off at any of the sponsoring locations.
Election Day for municipal candidates is Tuesday, November 8. Candidate bios will run in the Pilot News beginning today.