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At 76 years young, Culver resident readies for national skating competition

July 19, 2011

The fact that Herb Kilber of Culver is participating in the USA Roller Sports National Indoor Speed Championships in Fort Wayne later this month is noteworthy. The fact that he’s 76 years old is all the more unusual.

East shore of Maxinkuckee featured on July 23 historical bike tour

July 17, 2011

The Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver is once again partnering with the Bike Barn, 103 E. Lake Shore Drive, this time to present a tour-by-bicycle of the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee, on Saturday, July 23, at 9:30 a.m.

Local monument turns 75 on Culver, county’s anniversary

July 17, 2011

DESCENDANTS OF ORIGINAL PIONEER FAMILIES SOUGHT

One of Culver's least -known historical monuments will celebrate its anniversary later this month as plans begin to bring it more recognition.
Located on state-owned property at the southeast corner of State Road 10 and Queen Road, the hand-carved stone commemorates the arrival of Marshall County's first party of European settlers 175 years ago, on the afternoon of July 26, 1836.

Culver is hopping this weekend!

July 15, 2011

It's Lakefest weekend in Culver (!), but there's a great deal else happening as well. From the Moonlight Serenade to the Sunfish Regatta, from a VFW sale to the Kiwabis golf scramble...plenty, plenty to do on the shores of Lake Max in coming days!

Kiwanis Charity Golf Scramble Friday
Culver’s Kiwanis Club will hold its 14th annual Charity Golf Scramble Friday, July 15, at Mystic Hills Golf Course (SR 117 and 20 B Road in Culver). Registration check-in is from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and shotgun start is 9:30 a.m. Contact Julie Bess, 865-603-2241 or 574-842-8646 for more information.

Faulkners’ return to Culver brings medical expertise, community appreciation

July 14, 2011

A recently-returned couple whose presence here has enhanced Marshall County’s medical offerings spent some time last Thursday discussing their journey with Culver’s Kiwanis Club at the Yacht Club restaurant on Jefferson Street.

High-speed police chase leaves damaged vehicles in Culver

July 13, 2011

PLYMOUTH — A multi-county, multi-police department car chase including Culver officers Sunday afternoon, July 3, left a Plymouth Police Department squad car totaled and the subject of the pursuit behind bars.
The chase, which started near Martin’s Super Market in Plymouth in response to a shoplifter, ended when suspect William Thomas Parks, 49, unknown address, rammed a PPD squad car driven by Cpl. Ray West. West received only minor injuries.

Culver coaches and a football legend

July 12, 2011

Culver football coaches Andy Thomas (Culver Community High School) and Andy Dorrel (Culver Academies) chatted with two-time Heisman Trophy winner and Ohio State graduate Archie Griffin June 28 at the College Football Hall of Fame Gridiron Luncheon in South Bend.
Griffin currently leads the Ohio State Alumni Association and makes frequent appearances supporting the game of football, says Dorrel.

A Culverite and hero at 90

July 11, 2011

The Culver community recented joined local Pearl Harbor survivor and World War II veteran Jim Dewitt (seated) and family in celebrating his 90th birthday.
Dewitt, who with fellow WWII Culver vet Ted Strang will be hailed as this year’s Lake Fest parade marshal, may be best remembered by many locals for his ownership of the Lake Shore Lanes bowling alley on Lake Shore Drive from 1953 to 1978 (photos of the place, and of Dewitt’s early years, were on hand to help celebrate).

Funding helps bring Southwest Maxinkuckee upgrade to fruition

July 9, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Finance Authority’s State Revolving Fund Loan Program has provided funding to the South-West Lake Maxinkuckee Conservancy District in the amount of $2,400,000 to make needed improvements to its wastewater system.

C Scows ride the Maxinkuckee breeze

July 9, 2011

Always a thing of beauty to behold, a promenade of white sails drifted across the horizon of Lake Maxinkuckee over the June 18 weekend, as the Maxinkuckee Yacht Club hosted the 2011 C Scow Nationals here. Andy Burdick and Chris Impens on Team M / I-45 clinched their regatta victory Sunday during the last race, Burdick having also won the 2010 Nationals with crew, Jim Gluek, according to Sail22.com, website of the company which organized the event. Sail22 is also owned and operated by Ed Furry and wife Becky, both of Culver (and recently married here as well!).

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PLYMOUTH — Plymouth’s Rockies have to feel that there is no place like home and living to play...
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