Winamac Fireworks Display Donations Must Be Made at Clerk-Treasurer’s Office After Donation Collector Resigns

Winamac Town Council members were alerted of a major change that will be taking place with the collection of fireworks display donations when they met Monday night.

Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger provided members with a letter from Scott Roudebush where he announced that he will no longer be soliciting donations for the town’s fireworks display. Continue reading

Pulaski County Commissioners File Suit For Defaulted Loan From 2004

Pulaski County Commissioners Tracey Shorter, Kenneth Boswell, Michael Tiede

The former president and secretary of a Winamac business are in some hot water, as the Pulaski County Commissioners filed a lawsuit against them after they defaulted on a loan from 2004.

The lawsuit, filed on Nov. 29, names Jerry R. Howe, Jr. and Scott Roudebush as defendants and seeks to have $151,425.50 reimbursed to the county, along with the appropriate interest, attorney fees, and court costs. The county has hired the Merrillville-based law firm Genetos, Retson, Yoon and Molina, LLP, after it was learned that County Attorney Kevin Tankerslee had represented one of the defendants in a previous matter.

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