The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation is making some progress on its summer projects.
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board welcomed two new members and elected a new president Tuesday. Jackson Township Representative Gerald Bacon and Railroad Township Representative Susan McCormack were both sworn in, according to Superintendent Annette Zupin.
The Bass Lake Beach may be getting some more repairs in the near future. Efforts to stabilize the beach house patio have been started by local residents and the Starke County Park Board, working with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Updates to the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center’s heating and cooling system will be carried out by McGrath Refrigeration. The company was chosen by the Knox Board of Works Monday, after it submitted the lowest of three quotes, at $120,000.
The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation now has a policy in place for homeschool students who want to take part in sports or other extracurricular activities. The school board approved the homeschool participation policy Monday, in spite of opposition from members Mike Tetzloff and Deke DeMarco.
The North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department is no closer to figuring out whether it can legally administer the opioid antidote Narcan. While the fire department is getting more and more drug overdose calls, firefighters have stopped carrying Narcan, since the department is not technically licensed to carry medication.
The Knox City Council has a light agenda for tonight’s meeting. No specific discussion or action items are listed, other than the usual reports from Mayor Dennis Estok and Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston.
The Pulaski County Community Development Commission has come up with another way to fund a proposed West Side Industrial Park. CDC Executive Director Nathan Origer says the county could free up some cash by using less of its County Economic Development Income Tax Fund on jail bond payments.
The North Judson Town Council has chosen a paving contractor, but the work won’t actually be done until next year. Last week, the town council accepted a quote from Boyd Asphalt of Valparaiso for just under $167,000. That’s about $16,000 cheaper than the other quote, submitted by Town & Country Paving.
Rides, music, food, and plenty of 4-H activities will be featured, as the Starke County Fair continues through Saturday. Today’s highlights include the 4-H Club Parade at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Opening Ceremonies at 6:15. Classic Vinyl will take the stage at 8:00 p.m. with music from the ’50s and ’60s.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board is discussing whether homeschool students should be allowed to take part in high school sports and other extracurricular activities through the school corporation.
The Winamac Park Board continues gathering ideas for new restrooms in the town park. Board member Jon Chapman visited Logansport this week, to take a look at restrooms the city has built in recent years.