Pulaski County Election Board members were informed about what to expect on Election Day when they met last week.
Election board members Patty Sullivan and Jessye Gilley were instructed to be at the Pulaski County Court House at 5 a.m. on Tuesday. They were told they will be assisting with various tasks, working as support staff. Continue reading →
The Pulaski County Commissioners will meet tonight in the County Highway Garage. They had planned to move back to the courthouse, but an unexpected delay in the elevator project has led to a change in location.
A Winamac Park Board member is voicing his frustration after someone apparently vandalized the new restrooms along the Winamac Parkway. “I went in there a few weeks ago to look and there was trash everywhere in there, and people went to the bathroom and plugged it up,” Chris Schramm told the rest of the park board last week. “I assume kids are doing that. I mean, it looked terrible.”
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where IT Director Richard Franks and EMA Director J. Nier will update the board on the fire department radio communications issue and the Starke County First Responders. Also, they will talk about an invoice from J&K Communications for radios.
Those planning to donate to one of the Starke County Community Foundation’s community funds have the chance to make their money go even further. The Lilly Endowment has announced a “2-for-1 dollar matching opportunity” for gifts to community funds, according to a Community Foundation press release. On top of that, the Starke County Community Foundation will match community fund donations dollar-for-dollar during its annual open house on Giving Tuesday, November 27.
This week, a number of vital people and organizations will be recognized for the important impact they’ve made on the community during the annual Starke County Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner.
At the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center this Thursday, the Henry F. Schricker Service Before Self Award will be presented to Van Janovic, of Territorial Engineering. The Business of the Year and Above and Beyond awards will also be presented at this time.
The 2019 ‘Business of the Year’ is Traffic Control Specialists, Inc located in Knox. In a social media post, Chamber of Commerce representatives congratulated President Tracy Triska for the amazing contribution her company has made to the community by donating time, labor, signs and much more. Continue reading →
Efforts to upgrade Winamac’s tennis and pickleball facility have come to a standstill. Back in July, the town’s park board approved a $7,000 quote from Leslie Coatings to resurface the Town Park’s tennis court, but stripe it for both tennis and two side-by-side pickleball courts.
An update about Election Day workers was provided to Pulaski County Election Board members when they met on Monday. Election Assistant Laura Bailey informed the members that after a polling place inspector quit last week, she had to make some last minute changes. Continue reading →
The Starke County Community Foundation has announced the winner of its 2018 James R. Hardesty Leadership in Philanthropy Award. Barbara McLaughlin was presented with the award during last week’s Community Impact Reception.
Don’t forget to turn your clocks back one hour tonight. Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2:00 a.m. Sunday. It’s also a good time to test your smoke alarms and change their batteries, according to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
The National Scholarship Providers Association (NSPA) recognizes November as a time to raise awareness of scholarship opportunities for current and future college students. That is why November is recognized as National Scholarship Month.
According to information provided on Scholarships.com, National Scholarship Month used to be acknowledged in May until 2008. However, since many scholarship providers begin posting new scholarship information and competitions for the next academic year around November, it was moved. Continue reading →
In order to ensure that all citizens have a fair chance to cast a vote, the Pulaski County Travel Board is making some stops around the county prior to Election Day.
According to Pulaski County Election Board officials, the travel board will be in Winamac today at the Pulaski Health Care Center and the Hickory Creek nursing home. Earlier this week, the travel board was the Parkview Haven Retirement Home in Francesville. Continue reading →