A roadside mowing policy was presented to the Starke County Commissioners at their most recent meeting.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members were informed last week that the ILEARN Readiness test will be Wednesday, Jan. 23. This is to test the state’s ability to administer the real test which will be given in April. Students in grades 3-5 and 6-8 will be taking the test.Continue reading
The Starke County Republican Central Committee held a caucus on Saturday to fill the unexpired term of Bryan Cavendar who held the Starke County Council At-Large seat. He was elected District 2 Starke County Commissioner in the November General Election.Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Transportation opened the first round of the 2019 Community Crossings Grants and Starke County will be submitting more projects for consideration.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members took action on a few transfer requests last week.Continue reading
A single-point entry will now be featured at the Starke County Annex Building No. 1 in Knox.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members discussed the possibility of hiring a District Data Test Coordinator and the responsibilities that go with that position.Continue reading
Another Starke County ambulance will be equipped with another Lucas Device, thanks to the generosity of the Knox VFW Post #748.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners finalized paperwork for the purchase of two pieces of highway equipment from the Marshall County Highway Department.Continue reading
The Red Cross in Pulaski County invites residents to join the “Sound the Alarm” home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event on Saturday, Jan. 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET.Continue reading
A lack of heat caused a delay in construction at the new Starke County Solid Waste Building.Continue reading
Officials with the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs recognized local communities in a ceremony in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Those entities recognized are working to grow their communities.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners reorganized during their first meeting of the year. Charlie Chesak was appointed as commission president, Kathy Norem was appointed Vice President while newly-elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar was appointed secretary. County Attorney Marty Lucas was retained as counsel.Continue reading
Candidates wishing to file for office for this year’s Municipal Election cycle can do so in the county clerk’s office in Starke County and Pulaski County today.Continue reading
It’s unusual for the Starke County Highway Department to have nearly all of the materials hauled in for spring and summer operations in January, but Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler informed the commissioners Monday night that they’re doing just that. With the lack of snow removal efforts this winter, crews have been busy with several other projects to prepare for the summer paving season and completing some minor bridge maintenance work during the down time.Continue reading
With the lack of resolution to the ongoing radio communications with the Starke County’s firefighters, the Starke County Commissioners will be looking for a different radio vendor.Continue reading
The opportunity for those involved in a regional partnership that intends to seek an application in the Regional Stellar Communities Designation Program can do so now until Friday, April 5 at 4 p.m. ET in Indianapolis.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council will meet tonight where the council members will reorganize for 2019. There are three new members on the council this year including Bill Githens and Bill Clevenger who were selected in the 2018 election while Rich West is filling the unexpired term of Tammy Shaffer who resigned from the council in December.
The council members are also expected to make board and commission appointments, approve the attorney’s contract and the Visitor Center contract, and approve conflict of interest statements.
Town Manager Jonathan Leist will provide an update on projects within Culver’s Stellar Communities Designation Program, and the council members will receive updates from department heads.
The Culver Town Council members will meet at 6:30 p.m. ET tonight at the Culver Town Hall at 200 E. Washington Street.
Candidates seeking city municipal offices in the 2019 Primary Municipal Election may begin filing procedures Wednesday, Jan. 9.Continue reading
A duplex in located in the Parkview area in Knox will be ordered for demolition.Continue reading