A new Pulaski County commissioner will be selected this evening during a Republican Party caucus. Nine candidates are in the running to fill the District 3 seat vacated by Bud Krohn Jr.
A new Pulaski County commissioner will be selected by the end of the month. A Republican Party caucus will be held Tuesday, August 29 at 5:00 p.m. at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac.
Residents on the west side of Pulaski County will have a chance to check out books each Wednesday when the West Central Bookmobile rolls into Medaryville. It will be set up outside the Pulaski County Human Services Community Reading Center at 510 E. Main St. from 11 until 11:30 a.m. EDT each Wednesday through June 28th. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Historical Society’s plans to relocate the county museum got a big boost from a statewide agency. The Indiana Historical Society awarded the county a $50,000 grant. It’s one of several given statewide with funds from Lilly Endowment Inc. Continue reading
Election Day is Tuesday, but voters still have a couple chances to cast their ballots early. Continue reading
Voters who are registered in Pulaski County can cast in-person absentee ballots on both sides of the county in advance of the Nov. 8 General Election. Continue reading
Winamac-area residents had the chance Wednesday to offer input on the town’s park and recreation facilities. As part of the process of putting together a five-year park and recreation plan, members of the public got to share what they like about the parks, as well as potential areas for improvement. Continue reading
Cooling centers are available throughout the area to help residents beat the heat. A heat advisory remains in effect through tomorrow night. The National Weather Service cautions heat index values will top 100 degrees today and hover near that mark tomorrow. Dangerous heat and humidity may continue through Sunday. Drink plenty of water, stay in an air conditioned room, avoid the sun and check on neighbors and relatives. Continue reading
Pulaski County Public Library cardholders can now access movies, music, eBooks, audio books, and comics, thanks to a new digital service. Hoopla allows library users to stream or download up to five items per month. Continue reading
West Central Elementary School is working to keep students and their parents reading during the summer months, and it’s getting some help, thanks to funding from the Pulaski County Public Library. The corporation’s Summer Bookmobile program is returning this year. Continue reading
A new exhibit at the Pulaski County Public Library will give residents the chance to learn more about the Tippecanoe River and some of its wildlife. The “Heart of the Tippy” exhibit created by Purdue University scientists focuses on the freshwater mussel species that live in the river. Continue reading
Pulaski County absentee voters will cast ballots in a new location this year. The polling site has moved from the courthouse to the Pulaski County Public Library on Riverside Drive in Winamac. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Public Library has upgraded its equipment to enable audiovisual presentations to be held in the library’s Activity Room. The new system includes a projector, screen, and speakers. Groups using the room can connect to the system using a wall-mounted control and input panel. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Public Library’s Medaryville branch is slated to close at the end of the year. Library Board President Judy Heater says that decision was made due to a decline in patrons and the expense of providing materials and services. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Public Library is celebrating National Library Week with a program on Thursday.
Library officials are hosting a maker session of Springtime Green Cleaners and Cocktails for adults at 5:30 p.m. ET at the library in Winamac. Participants can learn how to freshen homes with nature’s best ingredients. Along with the cleaning aspect, adults will also learn how to prepare herb-infused drinks.
National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association. It is a time to highlight the role of libraries in communities including the work put forth by librarians and workers. The recognition continues through Saturday, April 18.
Library Executive Director MacKenzie Ledley invites patrons to stop by the library and see what free programs are available on a regular basis. Find more information at www.pulaskicounty.lib.in.us.
The Pulaski County Public Library recently donated books, so every child entering the world will get an early start on reading.
Copies of the book Little Blue Truck were presented to the staff at Pulaski Memorial Hospital. About 100 copies of the book were donated to the hospital. A book will be given as gifts to the families of newborn babies.
In addition to the book, parents will be provided with a brochure about early literacy and reading to children. The document includes information on how and when to read to babies, a timetable of what reaction changes to expect when reading books, and more books babies will enjoy.
Gifford serves as the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center Business Advisor for Starke County and Pulaski County. This workshop aims to help entrepreneurs evaluate their business ideas, prepare a sound business plan, manage expectations and increase chances of accessing capital.
Next week is Money Smart Week and the staff at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac is hosting a program to help you get a hold of your finances.
Lisa Thompson from Fort Wayne will be presenting a program entitled “How to Save Money and Pay off Debt” on Thursday, April 10 at 5 p.m. ET at the library. She and her husband went through David Ramsey’s Financial Peace University Membership kit and found their $80,000 debt disappear.
The Pulaski County Public Library is celebrating banned books this week. Banned Books Week, according to the library’s website, is a celebration of more than 30 years of the freedom to read, a freedom firmly rooted in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that guarantees not only freedom of speech but freedom of the press as well.
The Indiana Heart Gallery is stopping at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac.
The gallery features portraits of children in need of adoptive families. The Heart Gallery is used by the Indiana Department of Child Services to help raise awareness about children in foster care in need of a forever home. More than 1000 children in Indiana are in need of a home.
The Indiana Heart Gallery will display a dozen portraits daily from Aug. 5 to Aug. 26 at the Pulaski County Public Library in Winamac. The exhibit may be viewed Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.