Upgrades to Railroad Street in Hamlet will have to wait until after the Starke County Fair. Engineer Lee Nagai told the town council Tuesday that all the contracts have been signed, and paving contractor Mark Milo tentatively plans to start the week after the fair.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board approved a list of summer school offerings Monday. High school students will once again have the chance to take part in a “supervised agricultural experience,” according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
The Starke County Fair continues through Saturday. Today’s highlights include the 4-H Club Parade at 6:00 p.m., followed by the opening ceremonies at 6:15. The pig scramble begins at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamlet Town Council is being asked to make a decision on whether or not it will be part of Starke County’s quest to become a Stellar Community. The Starke County Economic Development Foundation has been spearheading the effort, which officials hope will open the door to additional grant opportunities and investment.
Rides, music, food, and plenty of 4-H activities will be featured, as the Starke County Fair continues through Saturday. Today’s highlights include the 4-H Club Parade at 6:00 p.m., followed by the Opening Ceremonies at 6:15. Classic Vinyl will take the stage at 8:00 p.m. with music from the ’50s and ’60s.
North Judson’s chickens will be allowed to stay for at least a while longer, as the town continues to review its animal ordinance. Residents filled North Judson Town Hall Monday, as chicken owner Sarah Burkett spoke out against the town council’s decision to more strictly enforce the ordinance. It currently prohibits residents from keeping chickens and other farm animals.
Kankakee Valley REMC is committed to serving their community. They provide electric services to approximately 18,000 individuals in Starke, Pulaski, Porter, Lake, Marshall, St. Joseph and La Porte counties.
Next year is looking to be a big election year and some candidates have already post campaign signs looking for your vote in the May 6, 2014 election.
Starke County Clerk stated that the campaign signs can be displayed as long as the proper paperwork has been filed in her office. She said the candidate may campaign using signs or any other kind of advertising use he or she may desire in using to collect favorable votes.
Some signs have been posted around the Starke County Fair for Bill Dulin, Harold Smith and Greg Wireman who have displayed their intentions to run for their party’s nominee for Starke County sheriff in the Primary Election in May.
4-H Achievement Royalty candidates have been selected for the Pulaski and Starke County fairs.
Eight candidates have qualified for the Pulaski County Achievement Royalty. The program will be held on Saturday, June 29 at 3 p.m. ET at the Entertainment Stage. Dustin Dahn, Brooke Daugherty, Brandon Dickson, Kohl Hoover, Eric Newman, David Putt, Kaitlyn Rumsey, and Walker Wank.
The Achievement Royalty candidates in Starke County include Rachel Lenig, Taylor Kemble, Kamie Salkeld, Katie Back, Kayla Bailey, Katelyn Surfus, Kayla Grossman, Natalie Radtke, and Erica Pick. Royalty will be selected on Monday, July 15 around 6:15 p.m.