Officials Looking to Raise Awareness of Adoption Process

Across the country, thousands of kids in foster care are waiting for forever families. Each year, courts celebrate National Adoption Day to raise awareness.

Last week, Starke Circuit Court opened four of its adoption hearings to the public. Judge Kim Hall says it’s the only time of the year the Indiana Supreme Court allows video and photography in the courtroom.

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Indiana Department of Education Releases Fall Out-of-District Enrollment Figures

Many area children continue to attend school outside of their own public school district. The Indiana Department of Education released its fall transfer report Wednesday. The Oregon-Davis School Corporation continues to see a large chunk of its district’s population going to other schools, with more than 43 percent of the state-funded students who live there attending class someplace else.

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Pulaski County Commissioners to Consider IT Proposals, Interview Prospective Directors

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

The Pulaski County Commissioners are considering a few options, when it comes to IT services. The county’s current IT contractor, DeGroot Technology, plans to quit in January. On Monday, the commissioners heard from two companies interested in taking over.

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Tippecanoe River-Themed Mural Planned for Winamac Silos

Some Winamac silos will soon be reinvigorated with public art, thanks to a grant from the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Anne Rebeck serves as the federation’s Pulaski County representative. “We, through them, have a $10,000 grant for public art,” she told the Winamac Town Council Monday. “So I have permission from Mary Sue Link to use the silos that are on the Panhandle Pathway, and we’ll hopefully get that done by early summer.”

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