Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn continues to push for increased security at the courthouse. He told the county council and commissioners last week that violent outbursts in and around the courtroom, as well as other county offices, are becoming more and more frequent. Continue reading
Pulaski County officials continue to discuss potential courthouse security upgrades. A list of recommendations was presented to the county council and commissioners over a year ago, but little progress has been made since then.
Pulaski County may be reviving its courthouse security efforts, after a recent spike in violence. Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn told the county commissioners Monday that a courtroom fight between attorneys last week was especially alarming. Continue reading
A structurally unsafe building in downtown North Judson will not be able to be torn down before this weekend’s Mint Festival. The town only received one quote to demolish the structure at 205 and 207 Lane Street, and it was for more than $250,000. The council last week formally voted to reject it, citing a lack of detail in the specifications as well as the price. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has approved a bit of a personnel change for the County Highway Department. Continue reading
Preparations are underway for the retirement of Pulaski Superior Court Judge Patrick Blankenship. Continue reading
A couple lawsuits against Pulaski County were briefly addressed by the county attorney, during Tuesday’s commissioners’ meeting. One of them is a federal class action lawsuit alleging a lack of accessibility in the county courthouse for people with disabilities and mobility issues. Continue reading
The Indiana Bicentennial Torch made its way to Pulaski County Friday. The torch traveled up U.S. 35 before heading down the Tippecanoe River in a canoe. Then, it was on to Downtown Winamac for the TorchFest Opening Ceremony.
An initial hearing was held Thursday afternoon in Pulaski Circuit Court in the case of Daymond Hartley. Continue reading
Here is a look at some of the news that made the news in the Kankakee Valley this week:
Pulaski County Officers elected into office in the General Election were sworn into office Tuesday afternoon. Officers were sworn in by Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn and Superior Court Judge Patrick Blankenship.
Starke United Executive Director, Edie Hall, told WKVI that the WKVI-Starke United Auction netted $7,669.