Collecting unpaid fines for late campaign finance reports is proving to be a challenge for the Starke County Election Board. During last week’s meeting, it was learned that former Coroner Dannie Hoffer Jr. still hadn’t paid his $150 fine. Election officials said the matter was sent to small claims court, but Hoffer apparently refused to sign for the documents when he was notified by certified mail.Continue reading
Repair work continues at 1 and 3 N. Main Street in Knox.
The Starke County Environmental Management District recently filed actions in Small Claims Court for collection of about 150 past-due solid water assessments. If you are among those who receive notice of one of these small claims, you may receive correspondence from an attorney or law office suggesting that bankruptcy is an option.