Florida Man Arrested After Allegedly Leading LaPorte County Police on Pursuit in Stolen Vehicle

A Florida man was taken to jail, after allegedly leading LaPorte County Police on a pursuit Saturday morning. The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office says that around 8:00 a.m., a vehicle that had been reported stolen pulled into a gas station on U.S. 12 near the Michigan state line, where a sheriff’s deputy happened to be parked.

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Pulaski County Council to Continue Researching Income Tax Reconfiguration

Pulaski County Council: back row: Mike Tiede, Kathi Thompson, Brian Young; front row: Scott Hinkle, Rudy DeSabatine, Jay Sullivan (not pictured: Ken Boswell)

The Pulaski County Council still hasn’t made any decisions about reconfiguring its local income taxes, but members did agree last week to keep thinking about some options. President Jay Sullivan reminded the rest of the council that the county will have to come up with additional revenue, since a special local income tax is scheduled to expire at the end of 2020.

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N.J.-S.P. School Board Transfers $600,000 from Education to Operations Fund

The North Judson-San Pierre School Board is taking steps to close out the budget year. Board members passed a resolution Tuesday to transfer $600,000 from the Education Fund to the Operations Fund. Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin said that will bring the total amount transferred this year up to the maximum $1.4 million board members had previously agreed to allow.

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