Archive - Aug 17, 2011 - Latest News
By the time most readers hold this, the August 18 edition of this newspaper in their hands, most all of Culver Communityâ€™s middle and high school students will have held their brand new iPad personal digital devices in their hands, something about which school officials held a series of meetings about with parents and students the previous week.
The strange but fascinating history of the area â€śfrozen water tradeâ€ť will be told in word and pictures when the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver presents a program on the history of Culver and Lake Maxinkuckeeâ€™s ice houses. The program, presented by Jeff Kenney of the Society, will take place Saturday, August 27, at 10 a.m. at the depot-train station adjacent to Culverâ€™s town park on Lake Shore Drive.
LAPAZ â€” Loyal Habitat for Humanity volunteers spent several hours Saturday salvaging anything usable from a house that is slated for demolition.
The houses located at 11942 and 12010 1B Road in LaPaz are just two of the properties being cleared for the U.S. 31 project realigning U.S. 30 in Plymouth to the U.S. 20 bypass in South Bend.
Construction is underway and will probably continue through 2014. This project is a part of the larger Major Moves initiative to upgrade the route to freeway standards from Indianapolis to South Bend.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â For more than a year, Jack Isom Construction, based in Reynolds, has been working rebuilding the 13th Road bridge over the Yellow River.
The original completion date of July 13 was extended three times by the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), landing on a final date of August 9. Since the work is still not done, Isom Construction is currently being charged $5,000 in liquidated damages daily.