Residents of Pulaski County and the Town of Culver who may find themselves without heat may take advantage of area warming centers. In Pulaski County, the Emergency Management Agency office at 108 North Franklin in Winamac and the Francesville Fire Station are set to be used as warming centers if needed, according to EMA Director Sheri Gaillard. Pulaski County residents who need to use a warming center are asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at 574-946-6655.Continue reading
The November General Election is just a few days away. If you can’t make it to the polls on Election Day, there are a few opportunities for you to vote early to ensure your vote counts.
Anyone who plans to work the polls on Election Day is required by state law to attend training beforehand.
At Monday’s Pulaski County Election Board meeting, a reminder was issued that poll worker training for the county will be held twice this coming Friday on November 2nd. Continue reading
Voter registration clerks in Starke and Pulaski Counties are busy collecting absentee ballots for the November General Election.
The November General Election is three weeks away, but hundreds of local voters have already cast their ballots. Pulaski County has had 143 early ballots cast, as of Monday afternoon. Officials in the Clerk’s Office say that’s a higher number than average. Meanwhile, the Starke County Clerk’s Office says 250 people have voted in-person, along with 232 mail-in ballots.
The Pulaski County Election Board has set early voting hours, ahead of November’s General Election. The early voting period runs from October 10 through November 5. During that time, in-person absentee voting will take place Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT at the Pulaski County Justice Center in Winamac.
Local voters have a few more chances to cast their ballots early, ahead of next week’s primary. In-person absentee voting continues today from 8:00 a.m. to noon and 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Starke County Courthouse in Knox. Pulaski County residents may vote today at either the Pulaski County Justice Center in Winamac or the Francesville Fire Station from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
With Primary Election Day still over two weeks away, many voters are choosing to cast their ballots early. The Starke County Clerk’s Office says 177 in-person absentee ballots had been cast as of Friday afternoon. Another 31 had voted by mail and 11 by travel board. In Pulaski County, 96 people had voted in-person and 49 by mail, according to the Clerk’s Office.
The Francesville Fire Station may soon need some concrete repairs. Clerk-Treasurer Linda Bennett says the topic was discussed during Monday’s town council meeting. “In the fire department bay and at the back approaches, the concrete is cracking and sinking,” she explains, “so we’re going to get bids to see what it’ll cost to fix it.”
Election Day is Tuesday, but voters still have a couple chances to cast their ballots early. Continue reading
Voters who are registered in Pulaski County can cast in-person absentee ballots on both sides of the county in advance of the Nov. 8 General Election. Continue reading
Two economic summits have been planned for Pulaski County. One of these summits will take place in Francesville while the other is planned for Winamac.
“Economic summits give businesses the opportunity that maybe they don’t get on a daily basis to have government with a local interest let them know what they can do to help them,” said Nathan Origer of the CDC.