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Rochester holds off Cavs

December 1, 2011

CULVER — After Mickella Hardy exploded for 23 points Saturday, Rochester’s defense made her a point of emphasis headed into Culver.
The Lady Zebras held the 5-11 freshman forward to 2 of 5 from the field and just five points, and Rochester’s veteran squad held off the young Cavaliers late for a 47-41 victory at John R. Nelson Gymnasium Wednesday night in a make up of a snow-out Tuesday.

Purses galore -- for a cause (and Dec. 9 event for cancer fighters)

November 30, 2011

Some 500 purses are overflowing storage space at Michelle’s Headquarters and elsewhere, but they’re not for Michelle Allyn (BELOW, LEFT) and Susan Elizondo (RIGHT). Instead, they’re part of an unusual fund raising event for “Hello Gorgeous!” which treats cancer-fighting women to a spa event with new attire and more, as reported in a recent edition of this newspaper.

Culver area murder suspects' actions revealed in court docs

November 29, 2011

The Fulton County court has given some insight into the events of last Tuesday, Nov. 22, when police say murder suspects Roy Bell, William Scroggs, and Jason Miller robbed and killed 81 year old Wilma Upsall in her home near Leiters Ford. The event led to a tense manhunt Wednesday night through Friday afternoon in the Culver and Monterey area, during which all three were eventually captured and transported to the Fulton County jail in Rochester.

Bus tour of historic churches of Culver offers warm holiday spirit, concluding concert

November 29, 2011

The Antiquarian & Historical Society of Culver is teaming up with several local churches for a "hands-on" historic tour of several of the community's places of worship, with a holiday-themed Advent/Christmas slant to the event.

On Sunday, Dec. 4, starting at 2 p.m., a bus-driven tour will start outside Wesley United Methodist Church on School Street. Attendees will enter each of several Culver church buildings for a brief look at the architecture of, and talk about the history of, that particular church, primarily led by Jeff Kenney of the AHS.

Culver Academies Head of Schools discuses wind farm proposition

November 28, 2011

Culver Academies, acknowledges Head of Schools John Buxton, has been noticably silent regarding one issue it seems is on nearly everyone's tongues: the proposed placement of a "wind farm" of some 60 wind turbines, each around 500 feet high, in the Fulton and Marshall County areas. Specifically, a number of the towers are likely to be visible from various points along Lake Maxinkuckee, a fact which has led various entities -- including the Lake Maxinkuckee Environmental Council and Culver's parks and recreations board -- to make formal statements against the project.

Culver Comm. boys, girls victorious in wkd basketball action

November 28, 2011

Boys basketball

Culver beats West Central

Culver Community had three players in double figures as the Cavaliers beat host West Central on the road Saturday, 51-33.
Trent Elliott led all scorers with three 3s en route to 18 points, while both Collin Stevens and Allen Biggers finished with 11 points for Culver, which moves to 2-0 on the season.
West Central was led by Zeph Conley’s 10 points and falls to 0-2.
The Cavs travel to LaCrosse Friday for a game with an 8 p.m. tip-off time.

• CULVER 51, WEST CENTRAL 33
At West Central
Score by quarters
Culver: 11 25 42 51

Community invited to contribute toward, attend event

November 27, 2011

This Holiday Season, area residents are asked to consider helping community supporters raise money for a local family.
Rob Reinhold, 42, who was born and raised in the Culver area, moved back to Culver with his wife, Rhonda to raise their young daughter, Reilly. As reported in an earlier issue of the Citizen, he was diagnosed with severe, debilitating ALS last September and his health has quickly deteriorated.

Last of three murder suspects arrested near Monterey

November 25, 2011

Roy Bell, the third and final suspect in the Nov. 22 murder of 81 year old Wilma Upsall, was apprehended by Starke County police in southeastern Starke County near Monterey Friday afternoon, bringing a close to several tense days and a massive search effort which reached a peak Wednesday evening.

Tuesday, at approximately 7:06 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call reporting a possible murder at 6832 West Olson Road, rural Rochester, IN.

Photos, details of murder suspect manhunt released by Indiana State Police

November 24, 2011

The Indiana State Police have issued these photos and the following description of events related to the arrests of two suspects in a recent Leiters Ford area murder, and the suspect still at large:

Tuesday, at approximately 7:06 p.m., officers from the Indiana State Police and Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call reporting a possible murder at 6832 West Olson Road, rural Rochester, IN.

A Culver Thanksgiving past...

November 24, 2011

In honor of Thanksgiving day, here's an article published a few years ago in the Thanksgiving edition of the Culver Citizen...

The town of Culver, like most small American towns, doesn’t have much in the way of Thanksgiving traditions besides the feast-laden gatherings of family members common to most of the country. Culver Academy, however, has a long and rich Thanksgiving tradition dating back to the early days of the school’s 113-year existence, according to Academies historian Bob Hartman.

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