Pulaski County Facing $210,000 Increase in Health Insurance Costs

Pulaski County’s annual health insurance bill could be going up by more than $200,000, following a sharp increase in claims. Steve Gregory with Shepherd Insurance told the county commissioners last week that the plan hasn’t been running well. Cigna initially wanted to raise the cost by almost 44 percent but they negotiated it down to less than 20 percent.

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4-H Club, Fair Organizers to Help Pay for Landscaping Upgrades at Pulaski County Fairgrounds Entrance

Landscaping upgrades at the entrance to the Pulaski County Fairgrounds have gotten some financial support from 4-H leaders and fair organizers. The Winamac Park Board has decided to install landscaping stone in the island where the entrance sign is located and surround it with curbing to replace the rotting wooden posts.

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Road Construction Planned on East, New York Streets in Knox this Week

Those driving through the City of Knox may encounter some road construction this week. Mayor Dennis Estok says work is taking place on East Street from John Street to State Road 8 and on all of East New York Street. Rieth-Riley crews will be doing milling and street resurfacing work until at least Friday. Motorists are asked to avoid those roads whenever possible.

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