At the recent annual meeting of the Starke County Historical Society officers and township directors were elected. Returning officers are Ron Vendl, President; James Shilling, Vice President; Deborah Mix, Secretary; and Peg Brettin, Treasurer.
Also elected were directors from the county’s nine townships: Marian Gappa, California; Marilyn Folkers, Center; Donna Toth, Davis; Mark Rippy, Jackson; Paul Sellers, North Bend; Van Janovic, Oregon; Alice Dolezal, Railroad; Dean Corey, Washington; and Jerry Jernas, Wayne.
Three at-large directors were elected as well: Eli Roscka, Kenneth Whiles and Erl Henry.
Ed Hasnerl was recommended to the Indiana State Historical Society to be retained as Starke County Historian.