A North Judson man was sentenced this week after pleading guilty in a plea agreement negotiated between his attorney, Richard Ballard, and the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office.Continue reading
Residents on State Street in Culver were sent a letter to gather opinions on how they would like the town to proceed with road repairs.Continue reading
A Knox man who pleaded guilty to charges of dealing and possessing methamphetamine will serve time on work release.Continue reading
A combined $99.2 million in funds was awarded to 229 Indiana cities, towns, and counties in this week’s Community Crossings grant award announcement.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners will open bids on Monday, Oct. 21 for a new bridge on County Road 700 East.Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation may look into switching vendors when it comes to maintenance service for the campus’ wind turbine.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board members held the third and final Vote Center information session Thursday night at the North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library.Continue reading
A committee to help establish an East Shore Conservancy District in Culver will meet soon with a financial advisor to move along in the process.Continue reading
Two people were arrested on Oct. 2 after a La Porte County Sheriff’s Department deputy conducted a traffic stop in the 5,800 North block of County Road 450 West in rural Springfield Township.Continue reading
The used ambulance that was to be purchased by Starke County EMS officials was sold by the time the approval was given to finalize the sale.Continue reading
A disannexation petition filed by the property owners on Cass Street in Culver is still going through the process.Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Mobile Response Team started training this week in order to help victims in overdose situations.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Soil and Water Conservation District is a recipient of the 2019 District Showcase Award.Continue reading
In an attempt to unify the school colors and an official Trojans logo, West Central School Superintendent Dan Zylstra presented the school board members with a branding proposal last week.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members took action Tuesday night to adopt the 2020 budget.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners took time Monday night to praise Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler on his recent recognition of being named Outstanding County Highway Superintendent in 2019. The award was given during last week’s 61st Annual Association of Indiana Counties Conference at the French Lick Resort.Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation is moving forward with plans outlined in the school’s Secured School Safety Matching Grant.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council will meet tonight where they are expected to adopt the 2020 budget.
The Culver Town Council members opened a public hearing during their last meeting regarding the 2020 budget. Public comments included ways the town could save on utility costs, and the growth quotient and the variables considered when discussing tax rates and budget estimates. Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim said a lot of specific figures remain up in the air as some percentages aren’t figured yet.
The General Fund in the 2020 budget is just under $1.9 million with the total proposed budget at $5,242,778.
The town council will receive updates on the Culver Beach Lodge, the Cavalier Sports Park and other projects included in the town’s Stellar Communities Designation Plan, and from all of the department heads, and members on various town boards and commissions.
The Culver Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. ET tonight in the Culver Town Hall at 200 E. Washington Street.
The Indiana Department of Education’s delay in issuing letter grades to school corporations could have an adverse effect on teacher raises at the West Central School Corporation.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners anticipate an update on a lawsuit to vacate a portion of Cedar Point Park and Cottage Corner Pointe when they meet tonight.Continue reading