A carbon monoxide leak at the Knox Post Office delayed the opening of the facility Friday morning.Continue reading
Pulaski County’s veterans treatment court continues to get statewide recognition. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush highlighted the progress of the state’s problem-solving courts during her annual State of the Judiciary address Wednesday.Continue reading
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
A 10-percent pay cut for all of Pulaski County’s board and commission members drew some concerns during Thursday’s election board meeting. During last fall’s budgeting process, the county council voted to cut their own pay, that of the county commissioners, and that of all other county board members in the 2020 budget. But Clerk JoLynn Behny said the council doesn’t have that authority, when it comes to the election board.Continue reading
Repairs to the Bass Lake Beach gate house may be complete this spring. It was seriously damaged more than two years ago, when a pickup truck reportedly crashed into it. But during last month’s Starke County Park Board meeting, Board Member Butch Gerstandt reported that parts of the building still weren’t painted, and the wood was falling apart.Continue reading
Homeschooled students could help increase participation numbers in athletics at the West Central School Corporation. That topic was explored, in brief, by the school board members last week.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
The Culver Town Council members revisited a request made by Police Chief Wayne Bean concerning paying out unused officer vacation, holiday or personal time in 2019.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
A Knox man was sentenced on a charge of failing to register as a sex or violent offender in a hearing in Starke Circuit Court Wednesday morning.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
The Pulaski County Drug Free Council will be able to give out more grant funding this year than previously thought. Drug Free Council Member Sandy Lucas told the county council Monday that the group had budgeted $8,000 for the year. But she said according to the auditor, the fund has actually collected almost $13,500 in substance offense fees over the past year.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
No other court paperwork has been filed in the unsafe building case involving the Town of Culver and Scotty Van Hawk and the 27 Group, owner of the former City Tavern building.Continue reading
Pulaski County’s largest employer is committing to its Winamac operations. BraunAbility executives have announced that the company has secured a 15-year facility lease with the Braun family that includes three extension options. That’s according to a Facebook post Tuesday from the Pulaski County Community Development Commission. The company has also approved a significant expenditure for office remodeling, according to the CDC.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