Culver Stellar Communities Committee Projects Gaining Community Support

The Culver Stellar Communities Committee recently chose a lighter, quicker and cheaper project for this year’s Stellar Community application and the project is gaining support of community entities.

As a lighter, quicker and cheaper project, the committee chose the installation of recycled plastic benches and a story walk featuring Culver history along a proposed new bike trail in the Culver Town Park. It is the hope of the committee to build partnerships as part of the application process.

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La Porte Police Investigating Robberies


Two overnight robberies have La Porte Police searching for answers.

The first incident occurred at 2:25 a.m. on Monday when an armed robbery occurred at the Citgo gas station on Lincolnway in La Porte. A preliminary investigation found that two African American men entered the business, demanded money and brandished guns. Police say the clerk complied with the suspect’s request and they left with an undetermined amount of money. The only available description is that they wore a mask to cover their faces.

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Culver-Union Township Public Library to Work on Building Improvements

The Culver-Union Township Public Library will soon be getting some American Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant renovations to the exterior of the building along with other improvements.

Library Board member Bill Clevenger explained to the Culver Town Council Tuesday night that the board recently hired an architect to do an envelope study of the library. That study entails an analysis of potential facility modifications to bring codes up to standards or to improve operations.

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Pulaski County May Consider Grant Funding for Courthouse Renovations

Pulaski County may be looking for grant funding to help pay for future courthouse renovations. Officials with the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology discussed potential state resources with the county council and commissioners Monday. They explained that dollar-for-dollar matching grants are available for up to $35,000 for planning purposes and up to $50,000 for actual renovation work. Continue reading

Culver Town Council to Meet Tonight

The Culver Town Council members will have several items up for discussion when they meet tonight.

Bill Clevenger from the Culver-Union Township Public Library will appear before the council with information. The council will receive an update on the Stellar Communities application and letter of intent. The deadline for the letter of intent is set for April 28.

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