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April 18th, 2011
Three Culver area Boy Scouts have been working hard towards a life-changing experience, and theyâre hoping the community will support them in their efforts.
The Culver Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Clubâs annual Top Ten awards banquet marked its 19th year in gala fashion last Tuesday evening at the Pretty Lake United Methodist Church banquet center. As in years past, the top ten graduating seniors from Culver Community High School were not only recognized themselves, but given an opportunity to laud the teachers most influential on their scholastic careers and success, alongside a veritable feast prepared by the ladies of the church.
Culver police are once again reminding residents to be wary of their vehiclesâ security following a rash of thefts in recent weeks from parked cars, as well as the theft of one vehicle itself.
Culver Chief of Police Wayne Bean notes the thefts were not the results of break-ins, but perpetrators entering unlocked cars. Most thefts, he notes, were stereos, though one vehicle had a laptop stolen.
CULVER â Walkers for the fourth annual Relay For Life of Culver will take their first steps toward a $130,000 goal at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Culver Academies Multi-purpose building (moved from Oliver Field due to weather conditions), located on Academy Road.
LAKEVILE â The Union-North United School Corporation turned to a familiar face to fill its junior-senior high school athletic director opening.
Will Hostrawser, who served as LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School AD during the 2005-06 school year, returned to the position following a unanimous vote at Thursdayâs Union-North Board of School Trustees meeting in the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School media center.
PLYMOUTH â The annual Marshall County Republican Lincoln Day Dinner held Wednesday night gave Master of Ceremonies Dean Colvin an opportunity to thank those currently running for an elected office and acknowledge the many loyal Republicans who have led or supported the party in the past.
Speaking to a large crowd assembled at Christosâ Banquet Hall, Colvin said, âOne of the things about Republicans is the work that is done behind the scenes by the âfoot soldiers.ââ
Organizers of Culver's fourth annual, all-night Relay for Life have confirmed the return of NFL Colts placekicker Adam Vinatieri Friday evening to the event.
PLYMOUTH â It was a celebration that took 50 years in the making but it was well worth the wait.
Fifty years ago, local leaders formed an organization to lend a helping hand and contribute to a better way of life in Marshall County. From its early forms to becoming the United Way of Marshall County, the agency has truly done all it can to help many organizations that have made a difference in the lives of residents.
PLYMOUTH â Among the items included in the Monday night meeting of the Plymouth Common Council was the first reading of an ordinance to amend an existing ordinance concerning the Community Improvement Commission and delineating its responsibilities.
Presenting the proposed revision was City Attorney Nelson Chipman, who said, âThis is to clean up and straighten out some of the rules.â
PLYMOUTH â ââŠYou know the headline tomorrow is going to read confusion on hiring policyâŠâ
The words of Marshall County Councilman Ward Byers were prophetic as the County Council wrangled with the same issue in its monthly meeting as the Marshall County Commissioners did in theirs a week ago â just what is the protocol for replacing county employees who retire or move on to other employment?