Two Plymouth residents were reportedly charged with possession in separate cases and a Knox man is facing a theft charge after authorities responded to various incidents throughout this week.Continue reading
After allegedly reporting a ‘cat running across the ramp’ as the cause for a single-vehicle crash, a North Judson man was reportedly arrested on multiple charges Thursday evening.Continue reading
The Starke County Highway Department will start on a long-awaited intersection improvement project at CR 210 and Old State Road 10 at Bass Lake next week.
Officials announced that the work will begin on Monday, April 22nd and wrap up by Memorial Day.Continue reading
The Constellation of Starke Stellar Leadership Team shot for the stars with their letter of intent and made it!
Shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday morning, members were informed that Starke County is a finalist in the Regional Stellar Communities Designation Program.Continue reading
A North Manchester man was sentenced in Starke Circuit Court on Wednesday morning on a Level 2 Felony charge of dealing in methamphetamine.Continue reading
A Knox man was sentenced to 12 years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in a plea agreement with the state on a charge of dealing in methamphetamine.Continue reading
The Starke County Courthouse elevator project has hit a snag.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has reversed course on a salary change for a staff member in the Prosecutor’s Office. Last month, the council voted to tie the victim’s assistance coordinator’s pay rate to the level specified by the grant that funds the position, with Ken Boswell and Scott Hinkle opposing. But when it came time to update the salary matrix to reflect the change last week, council members Rudy DeSabatine and Jay Sullivan joined Boswell and Hinkle in opposition, denying the measure by a vote of four-to-three.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board has issued a revision of its early voting hours ahead of next month’s municipal primary. In-person absentee voting will take place this afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00. Early voting continues next week, Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon.Continue reading
Several Culver school officials have had their contracts renewed. The administrators’ contracts, treasurer/business manager’s contract, and technology director’s contract were all approved by the school board Monday, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman.Continue reading
A quote for a room-painting project that would help wrap up a series of renovations at the North Judson-San Pierre Junior/Senior High School was approved when school board members met Tuesday night.Continue reading
More than $18,000 in grant funding was presented to the Knox School Board Monday. The school corporation is once again getting $15,000 for Kindergarten Countdown from the Hardesty Memorial Endowment Fund. Director of Curriculum and Instruction Peggy Shidaker told board members that the Countdown camp is designed for any incoming kindergarten student who hasn’t attended preschool.Continue reading
A 911 Dispatcher, or Telecommunicator, is the first person you talk to when you call 911 to report an emergency.Continue reading
With many residents using these nicer spring days to clear their yards of leaves, limbs and other organic debris, North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Chief Joe Leszek issued a few safety tips about brush burning at Tuesday night’s Town Council meeting.Continue reading
As we approach the end of April, Knox officials are reminding residents of the City’s street sweeping policy that was updated last year.Continue reading
The Starke County Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team is hosting a fundraising banquet this weekend.
The event will be held from 5 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, April 20th at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center in Knox.Continue reading
A potentially life-saving piece of equipment may soon be within reach for the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners Monday that he recently learned about grant opportunities from the USDA for equipment purchases. He hopes to possibly use some of that funding to get a body scanner for the jail.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners held the first reading of an ordinance that addresses excessive dog barking.Continue reading
As residents of the Culver school district get their higher property tax bills, school officials are anticipating questions about where that extra money is going. Superintendent Karen Shuman says she discussed the school corporation’s referendum funds, during Monday’s school board meeting.Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board reviewed and approved the Corporation’s Plans last night, including the Wellness Plan.
While som of the main changes