Starke County CASA Volunteers Needed


Volunteers are needed in Starke County to shepherd abused and neglected children through the court system. Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASAs for short, represent the best interests of children in state custody during all of their court proceedings. Their recommendations carry a lot of weight when it comes to determining a permanent placement for youngsters. Continue reading

Knox Council Approves J.W. Hicks Tax Abatement

A well-established business in the Knox Industrial Park has plans to significantly grow its local presence over the next few years. J.W. Hicks owner Jim Hicks told the Knox City Council he intends to expand the company’s two existing plants in the industrial park, add a stand-alone fabrication building and build a corporate office and research facility at the corner of Klockner Drive and Pacific Avenue. Continue reading

Ancilla College Schedules Financial Aid Workshop in Knox

Prospective college students and their parents can learn about the financial aid process and get help completing the necessary forms during a free workshop tomorrow in Knox. Ancilla College officials will be at Knox United Methodist Church from 1 until 3 p.m. to answer questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. They can also assist in the completion of the form. Continue reading