A former Knox City Police officer passed away Sunday.
Fred Hignite, 66, was a 22-year veteran of the Knox City Police Department. He also worked as a patrolman for the North Judson Police Department and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He recently retired from the Knox City Police Department.
Funeral services will be this Saturday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. at the M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox. Visitation is Friday from 4–8 p.m. at the funeral home. Special honors will be conducted by the Knox City Police Department.