A former night manager at the McDonald’s in Knox has been arrested after police reportedly discovered that she was dealing methamphetamine while at work.
According to Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith, authorities conducted a 2-month investigation after receiving reports that night manager, 52-year-old Sandra “Sandy” Henry, was apparently selling drugs while working at the fast-food restaurant.
A South Bend man has been sentenced to almost 22 years in prison, in connection with a LaPorte County traffic stop that reportedly turned up heroin, crack, and a .38 caliber revolver back in April. Marvin Cates, 43, was sentenced in U.S. District Court for being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office.
A North Judson woman was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 29 on suspicion
of dealing a narcotic drug.
More lawsuits have been filed in connection with last month’s fatal crash involving an Eastern Pulaski school bus. According to court documents filed with the Marshall County Clerk’s Office, Amber Despot, the mother of one of the passengers, is suing the driver of the truck that allegedly crashed into the bus, along with the truck’s owner.
When North Judson Town Council members met in a special session at the end of December, they approved an ordinance establishing a policy that makes property owners responsible for the collection and payment of service fees at all of their properties.
A program to help children stay safe
from potential predators is returning to Eastern Pulaski Schools next
week. Retired Police Sergeant Terry Hall will be giving his Body
The Knox Board of Works members opened a single bid for the
demolition of 313 Ostrander Court
when they met last week.
The 2019 Holiday Schedule was up for approval when the
Winamac Town Council held their final meeting of the year last Friday.
Over the next three months, community members can look forward to ‘Snow Days’ in the Town of Culver.
Culver Park Superintendent Amber Cowell discussed this collaborative effort with the Farmers’ Market and the Culver and Lake Maxinkuckee Visitor Center when town council members met last Thursday.
With Tammy Shaffer stepping down from her position on the
Culver Town Council prior to the end of her term, Rich West was appointed to
take her place.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board wants
more time before finalizing a legal representation agreement for
2019. Last month, school corporation attorney Tim Murray presented a
proposal calling for a flat fee of $2,000 per month, in exchange for
a list of specified services.
Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith presented the Knox Board
of Public Works members with a recommendation of promotion for a patrolman.
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the Owner-Occupied Housing
Rehabilitation Program with city council members when they met last week.
North Judson-San Pierre School Board members are now more
informed about the new state-required graduation pathways expected to apply to
incoming freshman in the 2019-2020 school year.
North Judson Town Council members selected a new property and casualty insurance carrier when they met last week.
Bids for the cemetery mowing contract were revisited by
Winamac Town Council members when they met in a special session on Friday.
The Winamac Park Board may soon have a firmer cost estimate for a proposed lighting feature for the Town Park’s Swinging Bridge. “Apparently, someone was up with Mr. [Greg] Henry, came up and saw him and have made another appointment. But they did some measurements on the bridge, as far as the lighting,” Park Board President Courtney Poor told the rest of the board last week. “And so he hopes to have some of that information, hopefully, maybe for the January meeting, as far as just estimates from that company. I had requested they have it by the 15th of January, I think.”
Helping students with developmental
disabilities more fully become part of Knox High School is the goal
of several programs highlighted during last month’s school board