Week in Review for February 21st-25th, 2011

Here is just some of the news that made the news in the Kankakee Valley this week:

93-year-old William “Bill” Lemke died Friday after a two car accident claimed his life. He will be remembered as a member of one of the greatest basketball teams ever at North Judson-San Pierre High School.

Starke County Food Inspector, David Kesvormas, has found that about one-third of food handling businesses in Starke County are operating on expired permits.

Pulaski County Development Commission Director, Dan Dolezal, will be resigning from the position on April 1st.

The S.C.P. property that houses the Federal Group in Knox sold Tuesday in the tax sale conducted at the Starke County Annex. The company’s four parcels of land and buildings were sold to the Starke County Ecomonic Development Foundation for a total of $1,400.

The Starke County Board of Zoning Appeals is looking for a person to fill a vacancy on the Board. Roger Chaffins had to relinquish his seat on that Board when he was elected as a Township Trustee.

Jose Santiago, Jr.
Andrew Lenker

Jose Santiago Jr of Knox and Andrew Lenker of Plymouth were arrested Wednesday on charges of Dealing and Possession of Marijuana after police found 78 marijuana plants at 207 N. Roosevelt Road in Knox.

Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn was presented with the Dr. H.J. Halleck Award for service in ceremonies last night at the Moss Creek Country Club.

17 District State Representative Nancy Dembowski told WKVI that she will stand up for what she believes in when it comes to the Democrats’ walk-out of the Indiana House this week. She said that they’re standing up for the people.

The Town of Hamlet is under a boil water order until further notice. An unknown suspect or suspects drained all six fire hydrants on 500 East which has also drained the water tower.