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Pioneer construction on schedule; under budget

June 7, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The construction project to widen Pioneer Drive and cut back on Oak Road traffic which began in May 2010 is well on its way to completion, reported Ron Wireman from DLZ Engineering in the Marshall County Commissioners meeting Monday. The new Pioneer Drive will provide Marshall County residents with an easier route from Indiana 17 to the industries and retailers on U.S. 30.

“Last year we did basically half the project,” said Wireman, noting that S.R. 17 to Lincoln Highway is now open.

Music kicks off festival Friday

June 2, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Yellow River Festival has announced its 2011 music and entertainment schedule.
This year’s lineup will feature performances by regional favorites Gold Mine Pickers and Kennedy’s Kitchen. Gold Mine Pickers play what they refer to as “a rich, fun blend of Americana, bluegrass, folk, old-time and Irish music — with dashes of country, and jam for good measure.” Kennedy’s Kitchen blends traditional Irish folk with hearty Celtic-flavored original tunes.

Just the facts: FBI impressed with Riverside

June 2, 2011

PLYMOUTH — “Be careful out there” was the catch phrase of the character on the old television drama “Hill Street Blues” as he sent his fellow police officers out to their jobs after the shift briefing.
It was also the message of FBI Special Agent Tim Theriault as he commended sixth grade students at Riverside Intermediate School on their knowledge of how to be safe surfing the internet.

Bourbon police department receives grant for defibrillator

June 2, 2011

Full-day kindergarten considered at LaVille

June 1, 2011

LAKEVILLE — When state funding for school corporations was cut drastically last year, Union-North United School Corporation Superintendent, Dr. Terry Barker, had to make some hard decisions to uphold his pledge to get the corporation's budget back into the black. One of the most controversial decisions was to reduce the kindergarten program to half-days rather than keep the full-day classes. During the school board meeting on Thursday night, Dr. Barker asked the board to approve reinstating the full-time program for the 2011-12 school year.

Chamber ‘Nine and wine’ at Mystic Hills Friday

May 29, 2011

Golfers and those who enjoy fine wine unite, as the Culver
Chamber of Commerce presents its annual "Nine and
Wine" event.
On Friday, May 27 at Mystic Hills Golf Club, 16880
20B Road, Culver, the Nine and Wine event will begin
at 1:30 p.m.eastern for registration, 2:30 for the shotgun
start, and will end in time to enjoy a glass at 6 p.m. for the
wine tasting.
Call the Culver Chamber office for details and reservations
at 574-842-5253.

Indy 500 centenniel puts Maxinkuckee car in spotlight again

May 28, 2011

As the world tunes in to the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday, once again one of the longest-standing families of Lake Maxinkuckee is also in the spotlight, even if our tranquil Northern Indiana haven is left unmentioned in all the celebration and observation of the world’s most famous auto race.
On May 30, 1911, Ray Harroun drove the famous Marmon ‘Wasp’ (owned by Howard Marmon) over the finish line to complete the first Indy 500 race.

iPads for all Culver Comm. students; CCHS’ academic probation also discussed

May 27, 2011

Although considerably less well attended than the two previous meetings, the Culver Community school board were presented with two agenda items of major interest to the corporation at their Monday night meeting.

Ancilla baseball team joins relief efforts for Alabama tornado victims

May 27, 2011

DONALDSON – The Ancilla College baseball team recently joined in aiding relief efforts for victims of the tornadoes that swept through Alabama, delivering numerous donated goods and lending assistance to those in need.

“As I watched with my family the tornadoes going through Birmingham live on TV and learning of the damage, destruction and death they caused, I knew there was something that could be done to help these people in some way,” said Yonto. “Having a week left in school, we still had the opportunity to get something done.”

Taste of Culver returns June 18 - will feature Caribbean theme

May 27, 2011

The Culver Chamber of Commerce's annual Taste of Culver festival will be back next month, and this time organizers plan to focus on the sun and fun aspect of the community and the event with a natural fit: a Caribbean theme.
This according to one of the main organizers, Patty Stallings, who shared details of this year's festival with members of Culver's Kiwanis Club last Thursday during the Club's regular meeting at the Culver Public Library.

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