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March 23rd, 2011
With the month of April -- and hence the seasons of spring and summer -- just over the horizon, Culverâ€™s economic year is, in many ways, just about to get started. With that in mind, members and leaders of Culverâ€™s Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for another busy year themselves, says Chamber President Dawn Brockey and Vice President Tony Sellers.
PLYMOUTH â€” Marshall County police are reporting that 21-year-old Kristan Kye Wright hasnâ€™t been seen since she left her grandmotherâ€™s house around noon on Friday, March 11.
Wrightâ€™s grandmother stated that she said she was going to work, but she never showed up at the Plymouth restaurant where she works as a waitress. No contact has been made with relatives or known friends since then.
Police said there is no indication of foul play and they believe Wright might have left on her own free will. However, they say want the publicâ€™s assistance in finding her.
PLYMOUTH â€” â€śBuild it and they will comeâ€¦â€ť was the admonishment in the movie Field of Dreams and it appears another sport in the area has taken that to heart.
Local soccer players may have a new place to hone their skills if the final questions can be worked out between Marshall County and the Plymouth Travel Soccer Club, which will include the Plymouth Recreational Soccer league as well. Curt Feece made a second trip to speak to the Marshall County Commissioners about building a new soccer complex on land the group hopes to lease from Marshall County.
BREMEN â€”Â March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross is asking people to join them in helping those in need by volunteering their time, making a donation, taking a class or giving blood.
The Marshall County Red Cross Chapter will offer free one-hour Compression Only CPR classes Saturday, March 26 at the Senior Center located at 106 N. Center Street in Bremen, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Â Each class will begin on the hour and advance registration is encouraged.Â The classes are free and open to individuals age 14 and over.
PLYMOUTH â€” House of the Lord Church Food Pantry is accepting food donations. No donation is too small and food is greatly needed to fill the constant demand. The pantry is located at 16493 Lincoln Highway, Plymouth.
For more information contact Rev. James Patrick.
Culver should see a much-needed addition to its overnight accommodation offerings this summer, with Hotel Culver, located at 18571 State Road 10 (just west of the intersection of State Roads 10 and 17), underway.
This according to John Zehner, who has been involved in several Culver area businesses in recent years.
The five-room hotel will precede a second, 16-room venture located in two buildings on the same property: those formerly occupied by the 10 Spot and a motorcycle shop.
Students and faculty involved in Culver Community High Schoolâ€™s Business Professionals of America have not only carried on a remarkable tradition of excellence by virtue of their success at a recent state-level competition, theyâ€™re also carrying on the legacy of the recently-deceased, well-loved Culver teacher who helped build the program to what it is, Mike Schwartz.
Twenty-two CCHS students competed in Indianapolis February 27 through March 1 at BPAâ€™s annual state competition.
PLYMOUTH â€” Ag Day is set for Thursday, March 31 at Centennial Park. Featured speakers and animals will include: Ducks, electric safety, swine, sheep, farm trivia, dairy, beef, conservation of natural resources, crops, farm safety, and pizza snack/nutrition. Help is needed during the day so volunteers would be appreciated to educate the more than 600 third graders and others learn about modern agriculture.
DONALDSON â€” Registrations are now being taken at the Lindenwood Retreat and Conference Center for the Men's Lenten Retreat titled, â€śSermon on the Mount â€“ To Live Anew, To Live for Others.â€ť
The Sermon on the Mount offers a vision of life that offers great hope and great challenges to popular culture. What are the gifts and challenges to my life and my family in this vision that calls me to live no longer for myself but to gradually live for others?
Indiana state heavyweight wrestling champion Jeremiah Harvey, a student at Culver Community High School, was honored twice recently in Culver thanks to the efforts of Culverâ€™s VFW Post 6919.
TOP PHOTO: Bryce Lindvall (right) of the VFW, presents Harvey a congratulatory plaque from the Post as family members (from left) Trinity Robinson (his sister), Roberto Garcia (father), and Trenda Garcia (mother) look on.
In the BOTTOM PHOTO, Harvey (at school) received a congratulatory call from CCHS grad John Neidlinger, who called him from Iraq, where Neidliner is serving.