A pair of Francesville residents wanted on a slew of drug charges is now facing additional drug-related counts.
Two towns in Pulaski County have been added to the list of Indiana Main Street Communities. Continue reading
Emergency responders have been called to the site of a Francesville grain elevator following reports of an explosion.
Francesville Fall Festival continues on Saturday with events planned throughout the day.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security Foundation is helping a couple of local students further their education. They awarded scholarships to 19 students who serve in public safety organizations for their 2015-16 college education. Continue reading
Pulaski County’s diverse heritage will be celebrated during Indiana’s Bicentennial year with two state-approved legacy projects. Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation can seek permission from the state to schedule e-learning days to make up for any missed instructional time this year after action Thursday by the school board. They authorized Superintendent Don Street to submit the waiver application to the Indiana Department of Education. Continue reading
The American Red Cross is asking local residents to consider donating blood during the holiday season. Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation will be making some safety improvements thanks to a state grant. The school board accepted a Secured Schools Safety Grant from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Thursday. Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation has gotten grant funding to help teachers continue to meet the challenges of teaching high-ability students. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Public Library’s Medaryville branch is slated to close at the end of the year. Library Board President Judy Heater says that decision was made due to a decline in patrons and the expense of providing materials and services. Continue reading
The West Central School Corporation is considering adding a preschool program in 2016. Continue reading
A Starke County family whose 14-year-old daughter died in 2005 has been awarded a $31.3 million federal judgment against the state employees who accused the parents of being responsible for her death. Continue reading
Teachers in the West Central School Corporation will see an increase in their base pay under terms of a contract approved last week by the school board. Superintendent Don Street says they will each get a $1,000 raise. Continue reading
Small school corporations throughout the state are feeling a pinch in the pocketbook thanks to changes in the state’s per-pupil funding formula. West Central Superintendent Don Street says state tuition support is down significantly over last year. Continue reading
The West Central School Board adopted the 2016 budget when they met Thursday evening. Superintendent Don Street says it’s a total of $9.3 million. That includes $400,000 into the rainy day fund and a general fund budget of $6.4 million. West Central’s debt service budget is $797,000, and just over $1 million is allocated for capital projects. The corporation’s transportation budget is $574,000 and bus replacement is about $158,000. Continue reading
A new event and banquet center is coming to western Pulaski County. Meadow Springs held a groundbreaking Friday for a new facility at the corner of U.S. 421 and State Road 114 south of Francesville. Continue reading
The Francesville Fall Festival continues today. Continue reading
Today’s the start of this year’s Francesville Fall Festival. Continue reading