County welcomes six new employees
Pulaski County is welcoming a number of new employees, the latest being a new emergency management agency director.

During a regular meeting on Monday, commissioners approved the recommendation of Sheri Gaillard as the new emergency management agency (EMA) director.

Pulaski County Health Director Terri Hansen, who was representing the EMA board, said six applicants were interviewed for the position of director.

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Medaryville to hold town election
Although the election of president won’t happen until 2016, many cities and towns across the state are holding conventions and elections to decide who will represent them in office.

Towns that include Monterey, Francesville and Winamac have decided who will hold an office on the town boards. Medaryville will hold an election. Click to continue reading…

Francesville hires new laborer
A familiar face will be working for the Town of Francesville, after the town council approved hiring a new laborer on Aug. 3.

The council interviewed two applicants on July 29.

President Andy Durham questioned the council as to what direction they would like to take — if they would like to hire someone or accept more interviews. Click to continue reading…

Red Cross issues urgent call for most needed blood types
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting or calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Click to continue reading…

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