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Council won’t weigh in on wind farm controversy

September 23, 2011

Culver's town council has dropped any plans to hear from the Florida-based energy company propsing a wind farm in the Fulton and Marshall County area, after members cited too many differences of opinion to hope to reach a resolution on the matter.
Discussing a suggestion made by some audience members the council's previous meeting, that the council should take a position on the controversial project, council member Ed Pinder said members discussed the matter.

A very busy kickoff to autumn in Culver

September 22, 2011

Wind turbine mtg Saturday

Potawatomi chief, descendants honored in Culver

September 21, 2011

Descendants and organizers gathered last Friday to dedicate an historical marker to Chief Nas-wau-kee, a Potawatomi chief who lived on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee until 1837. On hand was the chief’s great, great, great grand-niece Michale Edwards, who traveled from Oklahoma for the event and who discussed with the audience her discovery of her relation to the chief, who she described as “gentle, mild-mannered, and trusting.”

Winners of fully-furnished 'home' at CUTPL...

September 18, 2011

The Friends of the Culver-Union Township Public Library held the long-awaited drawing for the handmade, fully-furnished dollhouse (valued at over $500) they built and raffled off over the summer, at the library Labor Day weekend. The winning ticket belonged to Cindy Clousing of Wheaton, Ill., and Culver. The very excited family picked up the dollhouse and "are anxious to set up housekeeping in its new surroundings in Culver," according to Ginger Budzius of the Friends.

Lions spoil Culver homecoming, 20-13

September 17, 2011

For all the impressive numbers Bremen’s offense has generated this season, it was the Lions’ defense that made the difference Friday.
The Bremen defensive unit held on two key goal line stands in the first and second quarters, and a scoreless first half came back to haunt the Cavaliers as Lions quarterback Nate Leeper connected with receiver Ben Hueni for a 37-yard go-ahead touchdown strike with just over a minute on the game clock to give the Green Machine a 20-13 homecoming spoiler on the road at Culver.

Michael Jackson impersonator kicks off concert series

September 17, 2011

The 2011-2012 Huffington Concert Series at Culver Academies kicks off Thursday, September 29 with Michael Jackson impersonator Joby Rogers' "The Ultimate Michael Experience," a journey through the music and dancing of "the king of pop" as impersonated by Rogers, who was chosen by Jackson himself as the top finalist in a contest against 116 other impersonators.

Homecoming, other events this weekend and coming days...

September 16, 2011

Upcoming this weekend and coming days in Culver...

Homecoming game, parade Friday
Culver Community High School’s annual homecoming parade will start at 6 p.m. at the high school and march through town. The game (against Bremen) will begin at 7 p.m., and will include the traditional crowning of the homecoming king and queen.

Maxinkuckee Indian chief monument will be dedicated Friday
The public is invited this Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. to the town park for the dedication of a historical marker for Chief Nas-wau-kee of Lake Maxinkuckee's east shore.

Park board debates restroom placement in historic structure, ending swimming fees

September 15, 2011

Debate arose last week over whether to convert part of the 1880s-era railroad waiting station turned picnic pavilion at the town park into public restrooms, at the monthly meeting of the Culver Parks and Recreation board. Discussion ensued last Wednesday evening after park director Kelly Young outlined hoped-for projects in the coming months and year for the park following finalization of its budget in October or November.

Culver teen dead in wkd crash

September 14, 2011

ROYAL CENTER, Ind. - A Culver teen is among three
dead following a pre-dawn crash Saturday in Royal Center.
Bruce Leearmel Wireman, 19, of Culver, died along wth
Erron Stoddard and Brandon Lee Miller, both of Winamac
and also 19, in an auto wreck the Cass County Sheriff's
Department has said may have been the result of alcohol,
speed, and heavy fog at the time of the accident. All three
teens died of blunt force trauma and massive internal injuries,
and were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the vehicle, Joshua P. Barcus of Winamac,

Interim pastor hopes to help Grace, First United see community potential

September 13, 2011

Pastor AnnMarie Kneebone says her strengths include her enthusiasm and helping people see their potential, both traits ideal for an interim pastor like herself.
Kneebone began her time as interim -- replacing Pastor Robin Keating, who left earlier this year -- at both Grace United Church of Christ in Culver and First United Church of Christ in Plymouth, in June, though she actually moved to Culver in July.

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Monday, Sept. 22 Argos girls soccer at Marian 6:30 p.m. Bremen volleyball at Glenn 6 p.m. Culver...
WARSAW — It wasn’t necessarily NorthWood’s goal to walk out of the Warsaw Sectional with the...
Football Brebeuf beats CMA Brebeuf’s LaVante Bellamy set a new school rushing record with 376 yards...

 

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