Tonight’s Festivities in North Judson to Feature Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Holiday Movie Screening

Park employees as well as residents and organization representatives in the Town of North Judson have been busy decorating Norwayne Field for the Town’s annual Christmas festivities. It all kicks off at 5:45 p.m. tonight with the parade that will bring Santa Clause into town.

That will be followed by the tree lighting at 6 p.m. Once that wraps up, community members are invited to the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall to meet with Santa and enjoy cookies and cocoa.

Following the Santa visit, there will be a screening of Polar Express at the Heartland Christian Center.

Check out the North Judson Park and Recreation Board’s Facebook Page for additional details.

North Judson Resident Air Lifted to Illinois Hospital Following Home Injury

A resident had to be airlifted to an Illinois hospital after receiving a severe injur at a North Judson home on Wednesday.

According to Town Marshal Kelly Fisher, NJPD, the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a severe injury call at a residence on George Street around 4 p.m. on January 9th.

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Enter the “Light Up North Judson” Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest for a Chance to Win a Cash Prize!

North Judson officials are encouraging residents to show their holiday spirit and light-up the town by hosting a residential outdoor decorating contest.

Prize money will be awarded to the two best-decorated homes located within the incorporated town limits. There is no fee to enter the contest but pre-registration is required. Forms must be turned in at Town Hall, located at 310 Lane Street, no later than Friday, December 7th. Continue reading

2018 Community Crossings Matching Grant Recipients Announced

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