Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services is reconsidering the need for three full-time ambulances. Interim EMS Director Kyle McTiegue told the county council and commissioners last week that going to three ambulances has not resulted in increased revenues or transfer business, as originally hoped. Continue reading
The search is on for a new Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services director. The county commissioners decided Monday to advertise the opening for two weeks in the Pulaski County Journal, Francesville Tribune, Pulaski Post, and Logansport Pharos-Tribune. They hope to hire someone in January.
One man is dead after an incident at a residence in Medaryville on Tuesday afternoon.
Officers arrived at a home in the 200 block of S. Waldron in Medaryville at 12:41 p.m. after receiving a report about a stabbing and shooting there. Pulaski County Coroner John Behny says the cause and manner of death are under investigation at this time pending an autopsy and toxicology results.
Pulaski County Emergency Medical Services will no longer handle billing in-house. The county commissioners voted Monday to hire a company called Ambulance Billing Services to do it, at the recommendation of Interim EMS Director Kyle McTiegue. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Commissioners will meet tonight for the first time since Mike McClure was added to the board. He was chosen during a Republican Party caucus last week to fill the remainder of Bud Krohn Jr.’s term.
The Pulaski County Council and Commissioners will get an update on the replacement of the courthouse elevator when they meet for a joint session this evening. The commissioners agreed last week to move ahead with the design for a new elevator, after the council approved funding last month.
Pulaski County officials are weighing their options for some upgrades for the EMS department. A quote from FBi Buildings to add on to the department’s existing building was presented to the county commissioners last week. Director Nikki Lowry said the $109,000 quote was comparable to others the county’s received. Continue reading
Pulaski County EMS will soon be able to accept credit card payments for services rendered. Currently the county ambulance service can only accept cash and check payments from patients. Continue reading
Pulaski County EMS is considering a mutual aid agreement with a neighboring county. Director Nikki Lowry says the goal of the arrangement with Lutheran Ambulance Service in Fulton County is to ensure adequate coverage by sharing resources. Continue reading
Several North Judson residents face neglect of a dependent charges after investigators in Pulaski County reportedly found a three-year-old girl in a plywood box. Continue reading
A single-vehicle crash in Pulaski County claimed the life of a Hamlet man and injured another. It happened Sunday afternoon at 3:22 p.m. on State Road 39 at County Road 100 South. Continue reading
The former Medaryville library branch will officially reopen this weekend as West Side Center. A grand opening is scheduled Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Continue reading
An early morning fire in Francesville has claimed a life. The Francesville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a home at 203 Yellow Street just before 2 a.m. Thursday. The home was in flames when they arrived. One person was able to escape, but a second occupant could not get out of the house in time, according to the incident report. Continue reading
Northwest Indiana faces a shortage of skilled workers, but steps are being taken to change that. That’s the message the Indiana Region 1 Works Council shared with the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday. Continue reading
Pulaski County EMS is making it a little easier for residents to get their blood pressure checked. Paramedics are now offering free blood pressure screenings at the Winamac and Francesville EMS stations. Continue reading
Investigators from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a fatal stabbing. It happened around 9:30 last night, according to a department news release. Continue reading