Enrollment Increase Prompts Culver Elementary School to Add Pre-K, First Grade Sections

The Culver Community Schools Corporation is seeing some positive indicators when it comes to enrollment. “I can tell you right now, we just added a third section of pre-K a week ago, and it’s already full,” Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board during Monday’s work session on the corporation’s referendum money.

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Culver School Board Gets Breakdown of Referendum Fund Spending

Last year’s Culver school referendum is helping to fund teacher raises, LED lighting installation, and some new academic programs. Last November, voters agreed to let the school district raise property taxes by up to 17 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for an eight-year period. A breakdown of how that money is being used so far, as well as some future plans, was presented during a school board work session Monday.

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Oregon-Davis to Host Back-to-School Open House Next Wednesday

The Oregon-Davis School Corporation will welcome students back to school next week. O-D will host its annual back-to-school open house on Wednesday, August 7 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Hot dogs, chips, and water will be served, and a mobile health bus will be there to provide immunizations and sports physicals. Students, parents, guardians, and community members are invited to attend.

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Randy Head Leaving State Senate to Take Over as Pulaski County’s Chief Deputy Prosecutor

A state senator is stepping down and taking over as Pulaski County’s chief deputy prosecutor. Randy Head announced Monday that he’ll be leaving the State Senate August 12. The Logansport Republican has represented Senate District 18 since 2008. His district currently includes Cass, Fulton, and part of Marshall County.

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