North Judson residents will no longer be able to register their utility vehicles as golf carts. Some Gators and similar types of vehicles have been permitted in the past, even though the town’s golf cart ordinance is not designed to apply to any other vehicles.
Winamac Town Hall may soon be more accessible to people with disabilities. During last week’s town council meeting, council member Alvin Parish asked about installing an automatic sliding door on the front of the building.
Oregon-Davis students have a chance to get a Jump Start on the school year, beginning next week. The two-week summer school program let students in grades one through eight brush up on their skills before school officially starts August 10. A one-week kindergarten Jump Start will also be offered, starting July 31.
Registration begins next week at the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation. New student registration takes place Friday, July 28 and Monday, July 31 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Families of new students are asked to make an appointment ahead of time by calling 574-946-4010.
Demolition plans for a partially collapsed Downtown North Judson building are being finalized by the town council. A contract with Dirt Works Excavating is complete, and Town Attorney Justin Schramm presented it to council members for their signatures Monday. Continue reading
Two Pulaski County government buildings should once again have working elevators next week. Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board approved an updated elementary school discipline policy Tuesday. New Elementary School Principal Julie Berndt said it simplifies the procedures, by breaking them down into four levels. Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council has approved some of the financial arrangements for planned water upgrades. The town’s already gotten a $550,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, for new well facilities and other improvements.
The North Judson Town Council is willing to consider an urban chicken ordinance, but first, they’re asking for a petition with 300 residents’ signatures. Council member John Rowe proposed the petition Monday, to gauge the amount of support that exists out in the community and not just among people showing up at council meetings. Continue reading
Confusion remains about who is responsible for cleaning up a garbage-filled Medaryville property. Robert Dahlquist died over two years ago, but town officials say various items remain in the backyard of his old home, including three trailers, seven vehicles, and an estimated 100 tires.
People caught leaving garbage in Winamac’s Town Dump will soon face a heavy fine. The site at 200 West and 50 North is designed to give residents a place to leave yard waste, like branches and grass. But people have reportedly been dumping trash there, including building materials, tires, and furniture.
Incoming high school seniors in Starke County have the chance to apply for a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university. Applications for the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship will be available on August 1.
Two South Bend residents were arrested Friday for allegedly dealing heroin in LaPorte. Ricky L. Kinds, 40, and Marylynn Patton, 29, were taken into custody at a South Bend home, following an investigation by the LaPorte County Drug Task Force.
The Pulaski County Commissioners may appoint a new county IT director during this morning’s meeting. They interviewed candidates last month, but decided to hold off on making a choice during their July 3 meeting. Pulaski County’s first full-time IT director, RB Walters, resigned from the position at the end of March.
North Judson’s animal ordinance will continue to be discussed during tonight’s town council meeting. Council members recently decided to enforce the ordinance more strictly, following complaints about chickens and other animals.
The Winamac Town Council is taking steps to formalize how the town’s park manager gets paid. While Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo’s salary is part of the park board’s budget, he’s still technically paid by the town council, according to Town Attorney Justin Schramm.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is holding registration for the upcoming school year on Tuesday, August 1 and Thursday, August 3. Registration for all grade levels will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Junior/Senior High School Gymnasium.