COVID-19 Response Could Impact Revenues for City of Knox

The response to COVID-19 will mean some adjustments for the City of Knox. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council last week that preliminary reports suggest a decrease in funding for cities, towns, and counties. “The revenue stream is going to be shorted with this, and if you look at it, our [County Economic Development Income Tax] funds, people get laid off, unemployment, that’s where it comes from,” he explained.

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North Judson-San Pierre Joins Starke Taskforce for Overdose Prevention

The North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation is officially part of the Starke Taskforce for Overdose Prevention. Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin says the school board approved a memorandum of understanding with Porter-Starke Services last week, allowing N.J.-S.P. to join the consortium. Zupin says she’ll serve as the school corporation’s representative and bring ideas back to the schools.

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Winamac Park Board Considers Landscaping Improvements at Fairground Entrance

Entrance to the Pulaski County Fairgrounds (Winamac Park Board photo)

The Winamac Park Board continues discussing ways to spruce up the entrance to the fairgrounds in the back of the Town Park. During this month’s meeting, Park Board President Jon Chapman noted that the short wooden posts surrounding the circular landscaped island where the sign is located are rotting. He proposed making that area smaller, but replacing the wooden posts with a concrete curb.

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