The income tax filing deadline is less than two weeks away. Many taxpayers may be rushing to complete paperwork to make the filing deadline which can lead to common errors.
The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers to slow down and take time to fill out required forms correctly. If forms are not completed correctly, it will likely take the IRS more time to process the paperwork.
April is National Safe Digging Month, and NIPSCO officials remind customers and contractors to pick up the phone before they pick up a shovel. A call to 811 at least two days before the start of any digging project will give utility locators time to find and mark buried underground utilities. Continue reading →
The Starke County Commissioners have taken a first step towards adopting a truck route ordinance. It restricts routes for vehicles with a gross weight of more than 36,000 pounds to specified county-maintained roads or highways. Continue reading →
Officials involved in the application for the Stellar Communities Program designation will meet today to discuss several aspects of the application process.
The committee will review potential lighter, quicker and cheaper projects as required in this year’s application. These are projects that are smaller in scale and less than $5,000. The committee will decide on which projects to include in the application tonight.
The City of Knox will be picking up leaves this week. Residents should place leaves in a long row in front of their residence. Do not put them in the alley, and do not bag them. Also be sure to keep trash out of leaf piles so they can be vacuumed up. Continue reading →
April marks the beginning of the highway construction season. The Indiana Department of Transportation urges motorists to slow down in construction zones.
This will be a busy road construction season. INDOT will oversee more than 300 construction contracts totaling more than $1 billion in capital investment. Pavement resurfacing will encompass 3,047 miles. Work will focus on improving traffic mobility and safety. Dozens of interchanges and intersections will be improved across the state. INDOT and its contractors will also rehabilitate or construct 486 bridges and small structures.
The Internal Revenue Service is warning tax professionals of an email scam to steal their user names and passwords for IRS e-Services. Recently, the IRS has been asking some tax preparers to re-validate their identity to allow them to continue accessing their e-Services accounts. Continue reading →
The Culver Community School Board is moving ahead with finding another superintendent.
Interim Superintendent Chuck Kitchell is leaving the corporation and entering retirement on June 30. He has been with the Culver Community School Corporation for 28 years in various roles: teaching, coach, assistant principal, principal, and director of operations. Kitchell assumed the interim superintendent’s position at the end of December 2015 when then-superintendent Vicki McGuire resigned to fill a similar position at a different school corporation.
Summer is right around the corner which means activities around the Culver Park and the Culver Beach will be winding up for the season.
Park Superintendent Anna Campbell told the Culver Town Council members last week that she recently hired a new maintenance employee and she is currently taking applications for lifeguards. Five lifeguards are returning this year and one new lifeguard was recently hired. For more information, call (574) 842-3510.
The cafeteria staff at the Culver Community School Corporation has been busy during this spring break to offer children healthy meals.
Carin Clifton, Food Services Director at the Culver schools, said about 10 children a day were served breakfast while up to 25 children took advantage of lunch during last week’s first week of spring break.