Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum President Promises to Improve Communication with Town

HVRM Tourist Train

The Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum’s newly-elected president is looking forward to working with the Town of North Judson. Todd Flanigan introduced himself to the town council last week. He explained that he’s been a member of the museum since 1995, served on its board of directors, and also served as president in the past.

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North Judson Woman Dead, After Car Lands Upside-Down in Ditch along State Road 39

Starke County Sheriff’s Office photo

A North Judson woman is dead, following a crash on State Road 39. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office says that just after 6:30 Saturday morning, it got a report of a Honda Civic submerged upside-down in a drainage ditch in the 1500 south block of the highway. When emergency responders arrived, they reportedly found Shari Lynn Zimmerman, 53, dead inside the car.

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Knox School Board Gets Update on Donations, Grants

A Knox High School program that pairs special needs students with buddies in the general ed population has gotten a funding boost for one of its activities. The school board Tuesday accepted a $700 Target Field Trip Grant. That will help with the cost of tickets for the Best Buddies program’s upcoming trip to see a live production of The Lion King in South Bend.

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