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A heaping bowl of Soup for the Soul

March 27, 2012

Culver Elementary 6th graders -- uniting former Monterey and Culver students for the first time for the event -- spent last Weds. evening serving soup, bread, and hand-made bowls and other items to hungry diners by way of the “Soup for the Soul” event at the school, which raises funds for various causes.

Among those was 16-year-old Oregon-Davis sophomore James David, who is awaiting an expensive, South Carolina-based bone transplant for the talus bone in his foot, and who attended the event with his grandmother, Jeanette Czekala.

Culver man hit by falling tree, airlifted to hospital

March 26, 2012

LAPAZ — 19-year-old Alan Neace, of Culver, was struck by a falling tree at a residence on the corner of 3rd Road and Pine Road Monday morning. He and several other workers had been cutting down the tree when the top part swung down and hit him.

Neace was conscious, but in a lot of pain according to the Marshall County Sheriff's Department. He was transported by MEDEVAC to Memorial Hospital in South Bend for further medical treatment.
LaPaz/Lakeville EMS, Plymouth EMS, and the Marshall County Sheriff's Department assisted in the incident.

Reinhold, others lauded in DARE grad ceremony

March 25, 2012

Culver Elementary School 6th graders gathered in the school gymnasium recently for the annual DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) awards program, during which top student essay writers were recognized, with student Reilly Reinhold lauded as top winner. CES principal Chuck Kitchell read Reinhold's essay -- explaining the impact of the program on her life and how she will integrate its message into practice -- for the gathered audience of fellow students, teachers, and parents.

Culver firefighters recall post-tornado volunteering, consider Culver’s twister-readiness

March 24, 2012

Six Culver men -- five volunteer firefighters and one local resident --spent the March 10 weekend in southern Indiana assisting communities there with cleanup after tornados devastated the area March 2. They returned with sober thoughts on weather phenomenon and how the Culver community would handle such a disaster.

Downtown Culver revitalization meeting includes heated parking debate

March 23, 2012

Many merchants and other occupying entities of Culver's downtown area seemed generally pleased with a special recent meeting to discuss a major revitalization project there, but the March 8 meeting was not without controversy.

Who was Shane Schumerth?

March 22, 2012

EDITOR'S NOTE: In the wake of the tragic shooting death of Dale Regan, head of the Episcopal School in Jacksonville, Florida, and self-inflicted death of former Culver resident Shane Schumerth, Shane’s brother Chris responded to an invitation for the family’s reflections on Shane and the March 6 incident with the following writing.

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Given the tragic events at The Episcopal School of Jacksonville on March 6, it is certainly fair for the impacted communities to have questions about who Shane Schumerth was and why he would do what he did.

Culver in the spotlight for stage, movie legend Holbrook

March 17, 2012

--Autobiography emphasizes impact of CMA--

With the possible exception of legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, few graduates of Culver Military Academy have acheived the legendary status of Hal Holbrook. And like the late Steinbrenner, Holbrook has never hesitated to sing the praises of the school, even
describing his beloved grandfather’s insistence that he attend
Culver Military Academy as “saving my life.”

Death penalty sought for Bell in death of Leiters Ford area woman

March 16, 2012

A death sentence request has been filed in the case of Roy Bell, one of three area men accused in the shooting death of Wilma Upsall near Leiters Ford in November.

Fulton County Prosecutor Rick Brown filed the death penalty request in Fulton County Superior Court Wednesday.

Happening the March 16 weekend and beyond in Culver

March 15, 2012

Community meal at Grace March 15
Grace United Church of Christ will hold its monthly community meal on Thursday, March 15 at 6 p.m. All are invited to this free, ecumenical event whose purpose is to share a friendly meal in a welcoming, community atmosphere. The meals are held on the 15th day of each month in the basement of the church.

Comm. Lenten services Upcoming
Culver Council of Churches Community Lenten services include Wesley UMC (March 18 with guest Pastor Nancy Foster), and Grace UCC in Culver (March 25 with guest Pastor Father Tom Haynes).

Plan Commission opening

National Players’ ‘Of Mice and Men’ onstage in Culver Thursday

March 14, 2012

This Thursday, March 15, Culver Academies’ Eppley Auditorium will host the National Players’ stage rendition of the John Steinbeck classic, “Of Mice and Men,” starting at 7:30 p.m.

“Now celebrating its 63rd anniversary season,” notes the Players’ website (www.nationalplayers.org), “National Players has earned a distinctive place in American theatre by...(introducing) audiences to great works of dramatic literature that are rich in exciting stories and characters, and profound in language and themes.

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