The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where
newly elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar will attend his first meeting
alongside Kathy Norem and Charlie Chesak.
They will reorganize and make 2019 appointments as the first order of
The Knox Community School Corporation
may soon be updating some of its disciplinary policies for school
staff, as well as the public. On January 15, the school board is
expected to vote on a number of policy updates recommended by policy
The Winamac Park Department is getting
an equipment upgrade. The park board Thursday approved the purchase
of a new lawnmower from GreenMark Equipment for a cost of $11,230. It
will replace a 2012 mower with nearly 2,000 hours, according to Park
Manager Dave DeLorenzo.
A planned lighting feature for the
Winamac Town Park’s swinging bridge continues to be discussed by the
town’s park board. As of today, project organizers and town officials
have exactly four-and-a-half years to raise hundreds of thousands of
dollars and install the feature in time for the Memorial Bridge’s
graduation rates were released by the Department of Education
Wednesday. Of Starke County’s school corporations, Knox had the
highest total graduation rate at 98.6 percent, while Oregon-Davis had
the lowest at 80 percent.