North Judson Woman Dead, After Car Lands Upside-Down in Ditch along State Road 39

Starke County Sheriff’s Office photo

A North Judson woman is dead, following a crash on State Road 39. The Starke County Sheriff’s Office says that just after 6:30 Saturday morning, it got a report of a Honda Civic submerged upside-down in a drainage ditch in the 1500 south block of the highway. When emergency responders arrived, they reportedly found Shari Lynn Zimmerman, 53, dead inside the car.

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Oregon-Davis School Board Accepts Donations for Lunch Accounts, Music Department

The Oregon-Davis School Board accepted more than $2,100 in donations last week. A large chunk of that was for student lunch accounts, including $500 from VFW Post #748, $400 from the Starke County Sheriff’s Department, and $250 from an anonymous donor. The Knox Masonic Lodge donated $665 for the schools’ music department, and Farm Fertilizers provided more than $200 for the Oregon-Davis FFA chapter.

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Local K9 Units Team Up for Vohne Liche Kennels’ Olympics

Photo Source: Vohne Liche Kennels

Three K9 Units from Starke County have teamed up to take on the “Olympics” at Vohne Liche Kennels.

The local team consists of North Judson Police Officer Rico Simpson and his K9 partner Jimy, Knox City Police Officer Chad Dulin and his K9 O’Neill, and Starke County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Brack Rowe and his K9 Zardoz.

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