Culver School Interim Superintendent Chuck Kitchell presented the Culver Community School Board with a quote for a proposed expansion project at the pole barn north of the bus garage. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners are seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on property tax assessment board of appeals. Republican member Ed Hasnerl resigned, so the appointee will fill his term through the end of the year. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Building Department now has its own vehicle, thanks to the County Sheriff’s Department. Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Young Professionals group are rolling up their sleeves for a good cause tomorrow. Continue reading
Winamac residents are invited to help clean up the Town Park tomorrow. In celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, various groups, as well as individuals, will be cleaning the park between 9 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Continue reading
LaPorte County will soon be getting a new hospital in a familiar location. Site selectors vetted more than 20 locations before deciding to construct the new $125 million facility on the site of the current LaPorte Hospital at 1007 Lincolnway. Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board wants input from the public before moving forward with proposed capital improvement projects. They’ve scheduled a public meeting Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at the high school auditorium to give community members a chance to weigh in on the list. It includes almost $92,000 worth of improvements at the elementary school and $4.7 million at the junior/senior high school building. Continue reading
Government offices in Starke County will soon have an extra security measure in place. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners have selected a contractor to repair the highway department’s salt shed. On Monday, they chose Button Construction to do the work, which includes the installation of a metal roof. Continue reading
The Starke County Jail staff is utilizing the extra space at the new jail to offer a variety of programs to help inmates better themselves. Yesterday seven men graduated from the first Nurturing Fathers program. It was put on by caseworker Jerome Kelly from Valparaiso-based Family Focus, Inc. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is looking to sell some unneeded equipment. On Monday, the school board gave permission to sell a warmer from the cafeteria. Continue reading
The Culver Community School Board will consider the purchase of a vehicle for use by members of the administration and faculty when going to training or conferences.
Interim Superintendent Chuck Kitchell said that some teachers won’t go to some conferences because the corporation does not reimburse for mileage. He also noted that he’s put on a lot of miles on his personal vehicle going to required meetings and conferences and it would be more convenient to have a vehicle for corporation use.
Indiana counties have done their best to help clear voter registration lists of any outdated voter information.
Thanks to funding from the General Assembly in 2014, postcards were sent to voters throughout Indiana that year to be returned correcting any information as needed. A second forwardable postcard was sent to each of the voters whose first postcard was returned. Voters who did not update outdated voter registration information had their record at the address marked as “inactive”. If the inactive records were not updated or the voter did not vote from that address at any election held in 2014, 2015 or 2016, that registration record was canceled after the November 2016 election.
People posing as agents from the Internal Revenue Service are continuing in efforts to scam people out of money.
IRS imposter scams continue to be among the most commonly received complaints at the Office of the Indiana Attorney General Consumer Protection Division even after the tax season has ended.
The woman charged in connection with last month’s murder of a Knox man will remain in jail for at least another week. Starke Circuit Judge Kim Hall denied a request by Augusta Hadden’s attorney to reduce her bond from $200,000 surety. Continue reading
Suspicious activity in a Wanatah church parking lot led to a Gary man being arrested on drug charges Wednesday morning. A LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted two vehicles parked at the Christian Church of Wanatah around 7:45 a.m., with one person outside. Continue reading
The Citgo gas station in LaPorte was robbed at gunpoint for the second time in just over a week Tuesday. Police were called to the gas station in the 100 block of East Lincolnway just after 3:00 a.m. Continue reading
Two people were injured after a crash in LaPorte County Wednesday morning. Deputies from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office were called to the intersection of U.S. 20 and Fail Road around 5:45 a.m. Continue reading
Visitors to the Starke County Courthouse will notice some major changes thanks to recent building renovations. Public access is now limited to the west entrance, which faces the Knox Moose Lodge. It is fully handicap accessible. All visitors will be greeted by a uniformed security officer and asked to pass through a metal detector. Anyone in possession of a weapon will be asked to return it to their vehicle before entering the building. Continue reading
Pulaski County should see some significant savings in its water bill this year, thanks to recent plumbing upgrades at the jail. Continue reading