After months of discussions, the Pulaski County Commissioners have decided to keep TK Lawn Service as their mowing contractor. Maintenance Director Mia Salyers told the commissioners Monday that she went through the three bids the county received, broke down the costs, and determined that TK’s was the cheapest.
Frain Mortuary is partnering with the Winamac American
Legion Post #71 and Winamac VFW Post #1728 to make small American flags
available to families to place at a gravesite of a veteran. While the members of the veteran’s
organizations usually complete this task, a gravesite may be overlooked. If a flag needs to be placed at a gravesite,
they can be picked up at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. The gravesite location will be added to the
list for next year.
A report of a Snapchat message led to a
heightened security presence at Eastern Pulaski Schools Wednesday.
Superintendent Dan Foster says the matter was brought to a teacher’s
attention Tuesday afternoon.
In an effort to move forward with plans for the trails system in Starke County, Prairie Trails Club member Steve Lucas presented a resolution for consideration by the Starke County Commissioners Monday night.
North Judson-San Pierre students will have new transportation procedures as well as a weighted grading system at the high school, as part of the 2019-2020 student handbooks approved by the school board Tuesday.
The Knox School Board took action
Monday to correct an issue with this year’s budget. Board members
gave their permission for another $1.3 million to be spent on
personal services in the Education Fund.
The Pulaski County Commissioners
decided Monday to move ahead with some office relocations, but not
without a heated discussion about the county’s facilities. The
commissioners voted to temporarily move the Assessor’s Office from
the basement of the courthouse upstairs to the commissioners’ current