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Culver Firemen’s Honor Wall ready for brick placement

November 1, 2013

The Culver Union Township Fire Department's Honor Wall, located on the corner of Lakeshore Drive and State Street and dedicated in July, was designed and funded by the members of the department, according to fire chief Terry Wakefield, who adds that the vision of the wall was to "proudly display, honor and remember current and former members of the Culver Union Township Fire Department."

The mysterious ghost of 'Airport Road'

November 1, 2013

An article in the "School Bell" section of the Culver Citizen newspaper of Feb. 12, 1964 might make for some enjoyable reading this Halloween week.

Notes the author, "One spooky evening in February, the Apparition of Airport Road was discovered by _______....(the names have been withheld to protect the innocent). Suddenly the Airport Road became a popular spot, not for the conventional reasons, but for a new sport — ghost-hunting!"

Tensions at council meeting over future funding of EMS

October 31, 2013

Tensions over the future of Culver's EMS flared during last week's Culver town council meeting, where council member Bill Githens and current EMS director Brandon Cooper debated Githens' approach to seeking information on the service's future plans.

The discussion began near the end of the Oct. 22 council meeting, when Githens told fellow council members he had placed copies of a letter he wrote in their -- as well as Union Township trustee Jerry Greeson's --message boxes, "so nothing (I say) gets misconstrued."

The letter, which Githens shared with The Culver Citizen, said:

Culver Elementary honor roll students

October 26, 2013

Culver Elementary School has announced its A/B honor roll for the first grading period.

A Culver ghost story: the haunted auditorium?

October 26, 2013

Editor's note: When the Citizen requested local ghost stories from readers, Culver Academies fine arts instructor Robert Nowalk responded with the following spooky tale.

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Culver Lions’ children’s Halloween party Oct. 29

October 25, 2013

The Culver Lions Club's annual children's Halloween party will return Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. (registration starts at 5 p.m.), at the Culver Elementary School gym. Costume judging starts at 6 p.m. and awards are presented at 6:35 p.m. Games start around 7 p.m., with assistance from the Culver Youth Community Organization (CYCO).

Kline talks Obamacare changes for local seniors

October 24, 2013

Culver resident and insurance agent Don Kline -- whose wife Janet introduced him noting he's been in the business for 45 years and has currently around 1,000 clients -- stopped by Culver's weekly Kiwanis Club meeting last Thursday to help his audience navigate how the Affordable Care Act will affect senior insurance costs in the near future.

Kline began by pointing out the legislation, popularly known as "Obamacare," will affect those under 65 far more than seniors, but will indirectly affect everyone on Medicare due in part to reduced funding for Medicare.

Rhythmic Circus on stage Nov. 6 in Huffington series

October 24, 2013

Rhythmic Circus, a theatrical combination of live music and dance, will hit the stage of Culver Academies' Eppley Auditorium on Weds., Nov. 6, starting at 7:30 p.m., as part the ongoing Huffington Concert series at the school.

After years of selling out venues on its national tour, the Feet Don’t Fail Me Now show continues its rise from an underground percussive dance phenomenon to one of the most popular tap shows since Tap Dogs.

Park board awards bid for removal of controversial pier

October 24, 2013

Culver's parks and recreation board, having met once each week for three consecutive weeks now, finally reached a consensus (and a quorum) regarding removal of a controversial public pier which was installed last spring.

The Oct. 16 meeting followed up on an attempt at a meeting Oct. 2 at which the six-person board failed to attain a quorum (in the absence of members Ed Behnke, Leroy Bean, and Kathy Hart), and an Oct. 9 meeting where the four members needed for an official meeting were present.

If these walls could talk: 612 Lakeshore Dr.

October 22, 2013

“Culver History Corner” is a semi-regular feature sponsored by the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver (http://www.culverahs.com), whose quarterly newsletter is also sponsored in The Culver Citizen.

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In this week's installment of our ongoing virtual "walks" through buildings of significance in Culver, we stroll into a building into which many a Culverite has strolled on many an occasion 00 though not, most of us, for a few years now.

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ELKHART — It was hard to find something not to like in Plymouth’s opening game of the 2014 NLC...
BREMEN — Bremen’s Morgan Smith has signed a letter of intent to attend Indiana Wesleyan University...
Monday, April 21 Bremen softball vs Glenn 5 p.m. Bremen girls tennis at New Prairie 5 p.m. Bremen...

 

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