Knox Police Cracking Down on Cars Blocking Streets Near Elementary, Middle Schools

Yellow areas are where students are to be dropped off. Green areas are where traffic flow is expected. (graphic provided by Knox City Police Department)

Knox School officials are beginning to see some success with updated drop-off and pickup procedures. Previously, cars had been lining up on local roads around the elementary and middle schools. Knox City Police have asked elementary school parents not to arrive to pick up students before 2:20 p.m. Officers say any cars standing on Culver Road will be issued a ticket.

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Winamac Park Board to Hear Presentation on Potential Swinging Bridge Lighting Feature Tonight

A presentation on a proposed lighting feature for the Winamac Town Park’s swinging bridge will be given during tonight’s park board meeting. A representative from Associated Controls + Design of Indianapolis is scheduled to discuss some of the possibilities. Local residents have been spearheading the effort, to commemorate the Memorial Bridge’s centennial in 2023.

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Knox Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing Over 250 E. Rezoning Request

Knox Planning Commission members voted to hold a public hearing over a rezoning request on 250 E. when they met Tuesday evening.

Commission President Jim Strong reminded members that REMC is interested in installing a substation near the corner of 50 S. and 250 E. In order to do so, the company has to have a special use permit granted and the area would need to be rezoned from general commercial to heavy industrial.

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Pulaski County Building Inspector, Director of Environmental Health Asking for Additional Help

The Pulaski County Commissioners have agreed to support the Building and Health departments’ requests for additional help. Building Inspector Doug Hoover told the commissioners Monday that he’s going to once again ask the county council to move Building Department Assistant Karla Kreamer from part-time to full-time status.

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