Funding for Pulaski County’s COVID-19 response will be up for the county council’s approval tonight.Continue reading
Four people were hurt Monday afternoon in a crash at U.S. 421 and Pulaski County Road 200 South. A Hyundai Elantra was reportedly heading west on 200 South, when it pulled into the path of a Ford Econoline E350 that was heading south. The driver of the Hyundai, Samuel D. Jones, 29, of Mapleton, Illinois, reportedly told police that he didn’t realize the intersection wasn’t a four-way stop.Continue reading
Pulaski County sheriff’s deputies were called to investigate a single-vehicle crash on County Road 1475 West near Medaryville last Saturday night. Officers say they don’t know who the driver was, but a pickup truck was apparently towing a fertilizer tank northbound.Continue reading
A Pulaski County Police vehicle was recently totaled in a deer accident. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners last week that a reserve deputy hit a deer with a 2012 police car. The commissioners signed the title to start the insurance process.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office’s new dispatch equipment is nearly ready. Sheriff Jeff Richwine told the county commissioners last week that the grant funding has been approved, and the CallWorks dispatch system has been put in. “We just waiting for them to come do the training,” he explained, “so with that grant, we’ll be able to get, I think, the dispatch center good for a long time.”Continue reading
A rise in vehicle break-ins is prompting Pulaski County Police to remind residents to lock their cars. Officers say they’ve had multiple reports of items being stolen from vehicles in the area between U.S. 35 and County Road 1100 West, north of State Road 14. The cars were reportedly unlocked and parked in front of the victims’ homes.Continue reading
The North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department was dispatched to Pulaski County for a single vehicle accident in a ditch this morning (01/06).Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has given its permission to pay the final bills from the courthouse elevator replacement, more than a year after the work was completed. The county council voted five-to-one last week to finalize a series of additional appropriations. That included almost $57,000 for the elevator work.Continue reading
More stop signs are coming to the intersection of Pulaski County Roads 400 North and 1400 West, in spite of some county officials’ concerns about their necessity. The county council and commissioners passed an ordinance Monday officially making the intersection a four-way stop. While the commissioners approved it unanimously, council members Mike Tiede and Ken Boswell voted against it.Continue reading
A single-vehicle crash had U.S. 35 closed for several hours near Star City Wednesday. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 10:30 a.m. between county roads 250 East and 475 South. Dispatchers say no one was hurt. As of 2:30 p.m., officials said U.S. 35 had reopened, but was still down to one lane near 250 East.Continue reading
Efforts to clean up Pulaski County continue to be hampered by a lack of manpower and outdated ordinances. That’s according to a discussion during last week’s advisory plan commission meeting.Continue reading
A Francesville resident was killed Wednesday morning, after reportedly being hit by an SUV while riding a bicycle. Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to County Road 500 South west of U.S. 421 around 7:45 a.m.Continue reading
An 84-year-old man reported missing from Winamac has been found safe in Carroll County. A Silver Alert had been issued for James Edmund Kuhn. Sheriff Jeff Richwine said Monday evening that Kuhn appeared to be okay but will be checked out by EMS.
A woman was airlifted from the scene of a motorcycle accident that reportedly occurred in San Pierre shortly after 3:40 a.m. on Monday, June 3rd.
According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened in the area of CR 1400 W and CR 800 N.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is looking for someone who allegedly stole items out of a parked car on Friday afternoon. Officers say it happened around 12:15 at a factory in the 400 block of Rosser Drive in Winamac. The suspect reportedly left the area heading south on County Road 50 East.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office sent out a news alert around 5 p.m. EST that stated the tornado sirens in Francesville have been activated due to an unconfirmed funnel cloud sighting.
Officials noted that the cell in question is reportedly located to the south/southwest of Francesville. However, no rotation has been confirmed. Continue reading
A house fire in rural Medaryville has claimed a life. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says it happened Monday afternoon around 2:30, in the 9000 block of County Road 300 North. When Medaryville firefighters arrived, they reportedly found a deceased victim inside the home. The victim’s name has not yet been released. The Sheriff’s Office is helping with the investigation.
The six-month long investigation into the death of 37-year-old Knox resident Barbara McCurdy continues.
As previously reported, McCurdy was initially reported missing on January 20th. The report indicated she was last seen last in Knox on January 14th, driving her black 2006 Chevy Cobalt. A missing person investigation ensued and McCurdy was eventually found deceased in her vehicle at a Winamac car dealership on February 2nd.
The Pulaski County Coroner’s ruling for the cause of death will be kept confidential while the death investigation remains ongoing. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating a missing person case involving 78-year-old Raymond Arnold Duzan. Continue reading
Additional information about Friday’s successful search and rescue for Spencer Allen and his son has been released by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading