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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.

CMA repeats at state, wins 22nd hockey title

March 13, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS — Culver Military’ Academy’s hockey team added to the Eagles’ legacy with the school’s 22nd Indiana High School Hockey Association Class 5A championship Sunday afternoon.
CMA defeated the Columbus Icemen by a convincing 6-1 score in the Pepsi Coliseum for the repeat state title and its 40th win of the season, a new record for wins by any Culver hockey team.
“It has been a very gratifying year with these players,” said coach Jeff Badalich. “They have worked so hard, and they closed it out with another state championship and 40 wins.”

Culver town manager position will be re-advertised

March 11, 2012

Culver’s town council will not hire a new town manager from any existing candidates, council members said at the Feb. 28 regular meeting. Instead, the position will be readvertised.

The town, which has been without a town manager since last April, narrowed down a long list of candidates to a small handful during two different rounds of advertising and interviewing. In the latest case, the search was put on temporary hold last fall until after elections, and the candidate landscape had changed once the council was able to refocus attention on the search.

Culver-affecting legislation on tap during senator's visit

March 11, 2012

Indiana Senator Randy Head (R - Logansport) visited Culver and Argos Saturday, discussing some recent high-profile state legislation and fielding questions from citizens.

Due to recent redistricting, Head, a fourth year Senator, now serves the area. At a "town hall" style meeting at Culver-Union Twp. Public Library, he initially discussed the controversial "Right to Work" law, which passed last month, as well as the state smoking ban, which has passed the House but not the Senate.

The March 9 wkd and following week in Culver....

March 9, 2012

VFW Ladies Aux. Friday meal
The VFW Post 6919 Ladies Auxiliary will serve a Lenten special edition of its Friday meal March 9, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Served will be cabbage rolls, choice of baked potato or fries, salad and dessert for $9; Perogies six for $5; all you can eat fish dinner with choice of potato, salad and dessert, $9.

Gleason reads from new book March 9

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