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Academies Choir invited to Germany, international broadcast

March 9, 2011

Culver Academies Choir will join a combined chorus of select singers from every age group -- high school, college, and adult -- in the high-profile, four-day Mozart International Choral Festival June 29 through July 3, in Salzburg, Germany. The festival culminates in a performance of Mozart’s Mass in C “Coronation,” K.317, and additional selections, in the historic Salzburg Dom. Professor Janos Czifra, director of music at the Dom, (which is the same position Mozart held) and Dr. Eph Ehly, will co-direct the concert, accompanied by a professional Austrian orchestra and European soloists.

This week's Mystery Citizen (March 10 edition)

March 9, 2011

The Culver Citizen's Mystery Citizen from the March 10 edition. This week’s Mystery Citizen is well-known for her role in a prominent local business, and she’s the inheritor of the legacy of another longtime Culver business as well. Guesses may be emailed to citizen@culcom.net.

LIFTing up Culver's women - New focus group plans range of support

March 9, 2011

The Board of Directors of the Marshall County Community Foundation has announced the estalblishment of a new permanent endowment fund and the first affinity group associated with the MCCF. An affinity group i s a collection of individuals who work together to support a common cause.
Started by 16 Culver-area women, the LIFT Endowment Fund Agremeent was signed during a ceremony on February 25. Known as the LIFT Group, the women hope to use their skills, talent, and friendship to lift other women to success, as LIFT is an acronym for Lending Inspirational Friendship Together.

Lions supper nets $1,100 for food pantry

March 8, 2011

Culver’s Lions Club offers “hats off” to the people of the four-county area that came out on a cold Friday evening recently to eat some of the finest chili this side of Texas and to financially support the Culver Food Pantry.
"The Culver Lions and the Culver Community Council of Churches salute you," says Lion Don Freese. "Your generosity resulted in $1,100 going to the Culver Food Pantry.

CMA tops St. Joe for Plymouth Sectional championship

March 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Two weeks ago Culver Community made program history with its first-ever regional girls basketball championship.
On Saturday, neighboring Culver Military Academies bucked its own historical trend, capturing its first sectional championship since joining the IHSAA state series 36 years ago, with a 66-57 victory over South Bend St. Joseph’s in the Class 3A Sectional 19 final at Plymouth.

Library will take credit cards, expand internet speed - downloadable books added

March 7, 2011

The Culver-Union Township Public Library is on its way to accepting credit card payments for overdue fines, damages, and other fees patrons may incur, following a vote February 15 at the library board’s regular monthly meeting.

Childish choices and scape-goating teachers ("The View from Main Street" editorial, week of March 3)

March 7, 2011

Note: this editorial column appeared in the March 3, 2011 Culver Citizen, partly in conjunction with a cover story (also featured on this website) about Culver area teachers' trip to the statehouse recently in response to proposed legislation. References to Cory Monnier's column pertain to a column appearing on the same page of that edition of the paper. --editor.

Eagles in, Pilgrims out at Sectional 19

March 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Culver Military Academy rallied past Mishawaka Marian for a 55-51 reprisal victory, while South Bend St. Joseph’s used suffocating defense to knock out defending champion Plymouth in Class 3A Sectional 19 semifinal action at The Rock Friday.
The Eagles and the Indians will face off in the championship game tonight at 7:30 p.m. EST.
ST. JOE 57, PLYMOUTH 44
The old adage goes that the best defense is a good offense, but St. Joe showed that sometimes good defense can make for a pretty good offense, too.

Music you can bank on

March 7, 2011

Chad Van Herk, familiar to many in Culver as the manager of the local First Farmers Bank, charmed his audience at Culver’s REAL Meals last week with a mixture of original and familiar songs, which he sang to his own guitar playing. The audience was singing along with his last two numbers, “What a Wonderful World” (popularized by Louis Armstrong) and the Guy Lombardo classic, “Enjoy Yourself.” Van Herk said he’s been playing for more than 14 years and even cut a CD a few years ago, which is available online.

Census’ Culver numbers could hurt, says Council

March 4, 2011

Recently-released census figures have come in indicating Culver’s population is down by about 200 persons, a matter which will impact the town of Culver’s funding in coming years.
This was part of the discussion at last week’s regular meeting of the Culver Town Council, during which Town Clerk Casey Howard ran some of the numbers.
The year 2000 census indicated Culver had a population of 1,539, said Howard, while the 2010 poll shows 1,353. Council member Ed Pinder asked Howard if she had any theories as to the change.

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