The Starke County Commissioners heard from Sheriff Bill Dulin about some proposed amendments to a previously approved alarm ordinance when they met for their first meeting of the year.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council opened bids for Community Crossings Projects when members met for their first meeting of 2020.
When the Town applied in the most recent grant round, they were awarded more than $151,000 to complete some roadway improvements.Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation is getting some new vehicles. The school board Monday approved the purchase of two white minibuses through Midwest Transit.Continue reading
The Knox City Council has a newly elected president pro-tempore for 2020.
As a reminder, the “president pro tempore” simply serves as the representative for the council members and is the individual who would run the meeting if Mayor Dennis Estok isn’t in attendance.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board is switching its president and vice president for 2020. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says the board elected officers Monday.Continue reading
While it will still be some time before community members see work being done on the construction of the new Starke County Veterans Memorial, a bit of work was underway this week to prepare the area in front of the Courthouse in Knox.Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Transportation was recently urged to memorialize fallen Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Shadron Kiley “Shad” Bassett by naming a stretch of State Road 39 in his honor.Continue reading
The Town of Hamlet may be looking to extend its water lines. During last week’s town council meeting, Council Member Brian Earnest said a resident in the East Hamlet area has expressed interest in hooking up to Hamlet’s water system.Continue reading
Knox residents are invited to help shape the City’s future by participating in a public forum at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center tonight at 6 p.m.Continue reading
More than $3,500 was funneled back into various funds in the Town of Winamac following an action taken by town council members Monday night.
Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger presented members with a list of checks from the last two years that were un-deliverable or un-cashable.Continue reading
A donation from a local business will make it easier for some Knox Middle School students to take a field trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. Last week, the school board accepted $640 from Traffic Control Specialists. That will help defray the cost of the 6th grade field trip planned for March.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners were provided with an update about the Mobile Response Team when they met for their first meeting of 2020.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is building up its Rainy Day Fund. The school board passed a resolution Monday to transfer $300,000 in leftover Operations Fund money, according to Superintendent Dr. Don HarmanContinue reading
Representatives from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan (IPEP) visited the City of Knox Tuesday morning to deliver a check to city officials.Continue reading
A program to help children stay safe from potential predators returns to Eastern Pulaski Schools today. The principals told the school board Monday that retired Police Sergeant Terry Hall will give his Body Safety presentations.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council received a race notification from the Friends of the Panhandle Pathway when they met Monday night.
On behalf of the group, John Bawcum submitted a letter which stated that ‘Frank Race Management’ is interested in bringing a race to Winamac on Saturday, July 4th.Continue reading
Crews worked to rescue a man from a grain bin at the Starke County Co-Op in Brems this morning and afternoon (1/14).
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department was dispatched to the business around 10:50 a.m.Continue reading
Starke County officials expanded upon their existing burn ordinances with the addition of a new one when Commissioners met for their first meeting of 2020.Continue reading
Eastern Pulaski’s new school superintendent is settling into the job. Dara Chezem told the school board Monday that her year has gotten off to a great start.Continue reading
The Hamlet Police Department is cracking down on abandoned vehicles and similar violations. Town Marshal Clint Norem told the town council last week that officers recently issued eight or nine warnings, and all but one of the individuals have since taken care of the issue.Continue reading