The Knox-Center Township Fire Department and surrounding agencies spent multiple hours battling a house fire on 200 S Monday evening.Continue reading
Starke County EMS Director Travis Clary and a representative from Osage Ambulance will be making the trek to Linn, Missouri today to pick up the county’s new ambulance. It should arrive home in a couple of days.Continue reading
Firefighters were called to a pole barn fire in the 10,900 East block of 150 N. Monday morning.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members approved Rainy Day Funds to clear up a fund in the red and for equipment for a transfer unit at Starke Hospital.Continue reading
The Starke County EMS Department has secured some additional grant funds. Starke County EMS Director Travis Clary updated the Starke County Commissioners about the funds received last week.Continue reading
The new Starke County EMS ambulance should arrive in March.Continue reading
When Indiana was hit hard with extremely low wind chills and frigid conditions on Wednesday, local authorities received a report of an unresponsive man being found on the ground in Koontz Lake.
The individual was revived at the scene but later passed away.Continue reading
Authorities report that medics, firefighters and police officers were dispatched to a single vehicle accident on State Road 8 (Culver Rd) around 8:40 p.m. on Friday.Continue reading
Another Starke County ambulance will be equipped with another Lucas Device, thanks to the generosity of the Knox VFW Post #748.Continue reading
A resident had to be airlifted to an Illinois hospital after receiving a severe injur at a North Judson home on Wednesday.
According to Town Marshal Kelly Fisher, NJPD, the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a severe injury call at a residence on George Street around 4 p.m. on January 9th.Continue reading
Around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 30th, the Starke County Dispatch Center alerted emergency officials of an accident near 1740 S on State Road 39.
Dispatch reports that Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Starke County EMS, the North Judson Police Department and the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene.Continue reading
A driver was reportedly airlifted from a cornfield near Toto Road, following a Sunday night crash.Continue reading
The Starke County EMS Department will purchase a second Lucas Device thanks to a generous donation from the Knox VFW Post #748.
The Starke County EMS staff has been busy with ongoing training. EMS Director Travis Clary gave the update during Monday’s Starke County Commissioners meeting.
The Knox-Center Township Fire Department firefighters battled an outbuilding fire Wednesday morning.
Safety Officials in Starke County are prepared to perform various life-saving techniques for pets and police K9s thanks to a training course held on Wednesday.
The class was taught by Dr. Lisa Booth from the Vale Park Animal Hospital and it was attended by members from local fire departments, the Starke County EMS as well as officers from the Knox, North Judson and Starke County K9 Units. Continue reading
About 20 people have applied for the full-time positions available in the Starke County EMS Department.
Starke County’s educators and first responders recently tested how they’d react to an active shooter situation. Knox Elementary School Principal Michelle Tarnow reviewed this month’s tabletop exercise with the school board last week.
The Starke County Council members will hold several public hearings on budgets tonight. Those public hearings will include the budgets for Starke County, North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation, Starke County Airport, Solid Waste Department, and the Koontz Lake Conservancy District. A public hearing is also set for the Cumulative Capital Development Fund Additional Appropriation.
The Starke County EMS staff is learning how to use their new software.
EMS Director Travis Clary told the commissioners this week that they met with Health EMS officials on Friday to go over the new report writing software. The new software will allow the office to report required statistics to the state. The previous software was no longer compliant in this capacity.