The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider a few requests from the EMS Department tonight. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo is expected to ask for on-call rules to be added to the county’s policy manual. He’ll also ask for an increase in mileage fees and permission to buy fuel from Good Oil.Continue reading
Now that Pulaski County has a gas-powered ambulance, the EMS Department has to be able to get fuel to run it. The department’s fuel tanks only hold diesel, since that what the ambulances have typically used up until now. EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo presented a couple of options to the county commissioners Monday.Continue reading
Culver Community Middle/High School’s new main entrance will be ready when students return from fall break next week. Superintendent Karen Shuman told the school board Monday that Principal Brett Berndt and his staff are using the break to move into their new office area.
Construction work continues at Culver Community Middle/High School. Superintendent Karen Shuman says upgrades to the restrooms across from the high school gym are 50-percent complete. “We are hoping for an October 15th completion date of those restrooms,” she says.
Starke County’s educators and first responders recently tested how they’d react to an active shooter situation. Knox Elementary School Principal Michelle Tarnow reviewed this month’s tabletop exercise with the school board last week.
The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation will be securing doors and windows, thanks to the latest round of Secured School Safety Matching Grants. Superintendent Dan Foster says the school corporation was awarded just over $34,000 this year.
Gas prices are still causing concern, especially with the summer months upon us and vacation plans taking shape. Don Good from the Good Oil Company says after the Memorial Day weekend, prices should be level and not as high.
“Overall the trend is going to be down,” said Good. “There’s a lot of volatility where it bounces up and down so I think you’re going to see it moving at about a ten or fifteen cent range up and down, but the general trend will be down.”