The City of Knox continues easing restrictions at its park facilities. The basketball and pickleball courts and baseball and softball fields are now fully open, as part of an executive order signed by Mayor Dennis Estok Thursday. Until now, most of those facilities had been limited to practice and conditioning only. The dugouts are also open.Continue reading
Most Knox park facilities are now open, but a few restrictions remain in place. Mayor Dennis Estok says the shelters, playground and exercise equipment, skate park, walking trails, and bathrooms are all open as of Friday. The splash pad is open from noon to 6:00 p.m., but it’s limited to 25 children at a time.Continue reading
The railroad crossings at Portland and Williams streets in Knox will be closed tomorrow. Norfolk Southern will close the two crossings for repairs and maintenance, according to city officials.Continue reading
The City of Knox is once again partnering with the SCILL Center to provide some fall-time lawn care to elderly citizens and physically disabled residents.Continue reading
After having to put the project on hold for several months due to inclement weather and scheduling conflicts, work is once again being done on the Serenity Gardens mural in downtown Knox.Continue reading
The Constellation of Starke has a revealed the region’s logo.
To create this one-of-a-kind image, the Stellar Executive Team coordinated with the owners of Mirth and Whimsy.Continue reading
As we approach the end of April, Knox officials are reminding residents of the City’s street sweeping policy that was updated last year.Continue reading
The City of Knox Water Department will be flushing hydrants next week.
Mayor Dennis Estok recently shared that crews will be
If you are a resident or business owner in Knox who has been looking to spruce up the sidewalk adjacent to your property you have a chance to receive some financial assistance to do so through the City’s 2019 Sidewalk Replacement Program.Continue reading
The Water Freeze Warning that was in place in the City of Knox has been lifted.Continue reading
When record-low temperatures struck at the end of January and beginning of this month utility crews responded to more than 20 calls of pipes freezing up within the City of Knox.Continue reading
The President Pro Tempore for the Knox City Council was selected Tuesday evening.
As a reminder, a “president pro tempore” serves as the representative for the council members and that individual would run the meeting if Mayor Estok is ever absent.Continue reading
During their final meeting of the year, Knox City Council members received an update over the City’s bonds.
Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston told the council that the process for the community center bond has been finalized.Continue reading
The City of Knox was awarded $346,138.07 in the most recent round of INDOT’s Community Crossings Matching Grant Program.
When City Council members met earlier this month, Mayor Dennis Estok indicated they were fortunate to be a recipient this year since about 444 communities applied and only 283 were awarded funds. Continue reading
Due to an emergency repair on a water line on East Lake Street in Knox, the water will be shut off affecting houses from the intersection of McGill Street going east down Lake Street.
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok reports that this will affect approximately 50 homes. He noted that there will be a boil order until further notice. Continue reading
In order to help control the cat population in the City of Knox, Public Vet’s “neuter scooter” will be in the area next week. Despite the name of the mobile clinic, they also provide spaying services as well.
At Tuesday night’s Knox City Council meeting, Mayor Dennis Estok announced that they’ll be in town on Tuesday, November 20th. He also reminded members and meeting attendees that the exact location of the mobile clinic is not revealed until online registration is completed. Continue reading
A few local municipalities will be receiving funding assistance to complete some needed roadwork thanks to the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program. The City of Knox received $346,138.07, the Town of Francesville received $131,854.29 and North Judson will be getting $93,010.50.
Starke County also applied for Community Crossings funds and received a total of $454,002. Continue reading
A 1970 American LaFrance Aero Chief Fire Truck that made its way from Stark County, Ohio to Starke County, Indiana has a new home at the Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department thanks to a local donor.
The truck has a boom that extends up to 90 feet and is fully functional. Assistant Fire Chief Dave Pearman said department officials are extremely grateful to Melba Shilling for providing this donation. Continue reading
Some important budget information was provided to Knox City Council members when they met Tuesday. Continue reading