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Culver, Argos celebrate anniversary of an Indiana athletic first

September 13, 2013

CULVER — It is impossible to celebrate Argos’ rich history of soccer without mentioning the Culver Academies in the same breath.

Chicago tribute band kicks off 2013-14 concert series

September 13, 2013

A tribute to the band Chicago will be the first session of the Huffington Concert Series at Culver Academies Thursday, Sept. 26.

The Brass Transit, a band from Toronto, will feature “the musical legacy of Chicago.” The band’s show includes hits from Chicago’s golden age. The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.

Life in prison for Bell in Leiters Ford murder

September 7, 2013

ROCHESTER — Roy Bell will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2011 slaying of Leiters Ford resident Wilma Upsall.

Bell was found guilty of murder, burglary resulting in bodily injury, robbery and criminal confinement by Fulton Superior Court Judge Wayne Steele Tuesday, Aug. 27.

The life imprisonment sentence is part of a plea agreement Bell made with Fulton County Prosecutors in lieu of receiving a possible death sentence if he was found guilty.

Sentencing on the other three convictions were not part of the plea agreement.

Culver service dog was companion to owner, many in community

September 6, 2013

There won't be an obituary to mark the news, but Culver lost a beloved resident last month, in the form of Hi DLanka (Lulu) Burdick, the "beloved, loyal and dedicated" service dog of Kimberly Burdick of Culver.

Lulu, who was a constant companion to Burdick for the past 11 years-plus, passed away after the recent discovery of a cancerous tumor.

‘Little Savages’ stars in faith and film forum, bid Culver a fond farewell

September 6, 2013

As the cast and crew of "Little Savages," the feature movie filmed in Culver throughout the month of August, prepared to bid the community farewell Saturday, producer James Simmons and two of the stars of the film -- Katherine McNamara and Kenton Duty -- took time to sit with local church and community members to discuss the topics of "Faith, Film, and Contemporary Life" at the depot in the town park.

Filming in Culver a win for 'Savages' stars Hicks and Lomax

September 3, 2013

Editor's note: The stars (and crew) of "Little Savages," which filmed in Culver through the month of August, left town last weekend. We'll have more updates on filming, farewells, and what's next, but what follows are interviews with two of the stars, Noah Lomax and Adam Hicks.

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‘SAVAGES' STAR LOMAX ENJOYING WORK WITH PEERS, CULVER FUN

New landscape architecture firm designs natural playscape for Max’s Playhouse

August 31, 2013

If you’ve walked by Culver’s recently opened Montessori daycare center, Max’s Playhouse, you may have noticed its backyard is filled with rolling hills, tunnels, logs, and sand-filled tires. Perhaps you caught a whiff of fresh basil or thyme or noted the exotic textured plants growing along the fence. Together, these elements form an unusual kind of playground known as a natural playscape. The design represents a blending of the hands-on Montessori philosophy practiced by Max’s Playhouse and the nature-inspired vision of new local landscape architecture firm, Culver Grown.

Lake Max Film Fest schedule, Culver connection of this year's movie in the park

August 28, 2013

The 6th annual Lake Maxinkuckee Film Festival, “A Gift of Warmth,” will begin with a Friday night reception Aug. 30 at Eppley Auditorium on Culver Academies’ campus.

Featured will be several short films by Purdue film students, with attendees (donors to the event) given an opportunity to vote for their favorite. Winner will be announced after dinner.
Dinner music will be provided by pianist Mary Lynch, with feature entertainment by Chad Van Herk.

Filmmakers, actors part of faith and film panel in Culver Saturday

August 28, 2013

The filmmakers behind, and some of the stars of the movie "Little Savages," which filmed in Culver this month, will join local clergy for a panel discussion on the topic of "Faith, Film, and Contemporary Life" this Saturday, Aug. 31, starting at 11 a.m. at the west pavilion of Culver's town park.

Remembering Phil Mallory: Culver teacher, community servant, and man of faith

August 25, 2013

EDITOR'S NOTE: When Phil Mallory passed away July 3, Culver lost a resident who had not only served generations of Culver Academies students as a teacher, but also served the community at large in a wide variety of roles. What follows is the text of a eulogy read by Ed Pinder of Culver at Mallory's funeral at the Wesley United Methodist Church July 6.
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