A Knox Community High School teacher testified before the Indiana State Senate Education and Career Development Committee earlier this month to encourage lawmakers to look into budget cuts at smaller schools with the restructuring of the school budgets.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members took action Tuesday night to approve an annexation ordinance that would include 1.26 acres north of State Road 10 and west of State Road 17 into the town limits.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board members will meet today to discuss items ahead of the May Primary Municipal Election.Continue reading
Two separate car accidents in the same area this month claimed the lives of two Wheatfield residents.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members considered an appropriation into the Fostering a Recovery Mindset (F.A.R.M.) fund.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members will continue discussions on two annexation ordinances when they meet tonight.
The Lambert Trust property annexation request includes 1.26 acres of land just north of State Road 10 and west of State Road 17. Plans are to construct a Dollar General store on that newly rezoned commercial property. The third reading of the ordinance that would grant annexation is being considered tonight.
The second request is for a daycare facility on the west end of Cass Street. The first reading of the ordinance will be considered with a public hearing on the request set for the April 9 town council meeting.
Also, the Culver Town Council members will go over a Culver Boys and Girls Club donation request. Town Manager Jonathan Leist will have updates on activities surrounding the Culver Stellar Communities Designation and his regular report. The council members will also receive reports from Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim and the department heads.
The Culver Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. ET tonight at the Culver Town Hall at 200 E. Washington Street.
The Starke County Commissioners took action to approve the early voting satellite location for both the May Primary Municipal Election and the November General Municipal Election for 2019.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners received notice from IT Director Richard Franks that the radio equipment on the water towers in North Judson will need to move as the towers are painted and rehabilitated.Continue reading
Members of the Starke County Firefighters Association met this week to review radio communications between departments.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members considered an additional appropriation request made by the Starke County Commissioners for funds to cover some bills for radio communications and building maintenance.Continue reading
The Starke County Courthouse elevator project is mostly on schedule.Continue reading
The Starke County Republican Party has chosen a new District 4 Starke County Council member.Continue reading
Four ordinances were reviewed by the Starke County Commissioners Monday night that deal with dogs running at large, alarm calls, barking dogs, and an amendment to the golf cart ordinance.Continue reading
The Hoosier Homestead Award was presented to 55 different families on Friday, March 15, recognizing their commitment to Indiana agriculture.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members took action Monday night to reaffirm the expulsion of Tom DeCola who formerly held the District 4 seat on the Starke County CouncilContinue reading
Culver Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim is working on gathering proposals in order to review the town’s capital assets.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members received an update on two unsafe properties.Continue reading
This week is Severe Weather Preparedness and Flood Safety Awareness Week in Indiana.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members will discuss a notice of claim submitted by former Starke County Councilman Tom DeCola regarding his reasons to be reinstated to the council. DeCola claims that he was not given the full 30 days to respond to allegations of disorderly conduct and public intoxication during a “social event hosted by the Indiana Association of Counties” in Indianapolis. DeCola also claims the Starke County Council wrongfully expelled him for allegations that were outside his term. He took office on Jan. 1, 2019 and the allegations occurred on Dec. 12, 2018. He said he wasn’t acting under any type of official duty and has not been criminally charged. He also claims the witnesses who gave statements were unreliable.Continue reading
The Knox SCILL Center and Kersting’s Cycle Center teamed up together to build a custom motorcycle for Harley-Davidson’s “Battle of the Kings” event.Continue reading