State legislators are looking to crack down on motorists who ignore stopped school buses. Under a bill filed by Senator Randy Head, failing to stop when a school bus arm is extended would go from a Class A infraction to a Class C misdemeanor.Continue reading
An Indiana farmer, from Switzerland County, changed the course of American history with his ONE VOTE back in 1842,
Freeman Clark was old and seriously ill. From his bed, he begged his sons to carry him to the county seat of Vevey, so he could cast his vote for his friend Daniel Kelso, who was running for the Indiana State Senate. They took him. He voted. And on the way home from his last public duty, Clark died.
The Starke County Election Board appeared before the County Commissioners last week to get approval of the new boundaries for the State Senate Districts and the State House Districts as a result of the State’s redistricting process. County Clerk, Evelyn Skronski, said that two districts will represent Starke County for the House.