BREAKING NEWS
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Officers seized more than 8 pounds of marijuana and more than $4,700 in cash after they responded to a criminal complaint in the area of Beardstown on April 14. 
Pulaski County Commissioners and County Council gathered at an informational meeting about the renovation and addition to the courthouse Monday evening.
An outcry from the public led to a joint session of the Pulaski County Commissioners and County Council Monday evening. 
Members of the Winamac Tree Committee recently met to discuss a tree planting event on April 30. Pictured are Judy Heater, Will Kiefer, Fred Zahrt, Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers, Sam Hinkle, Torrin Garbison, Rachel Ploss and Peyton Newman. Photo Submitted
Reviving the Winamac Tree Committee was not only a growing endeavor for the town but also for the students that are adding new energy. 
Photo by Caitlin Haley
Winamac native Justin Haley, in his number five, Chevrolet Impala, ran a clean race, managed his tires and ran down hometown driver Kyle Benjamin with seven laps to go to claim his first career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East checkered flag at Gree
See the full story in the March 16 publication of the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
West Central sophomore Jerod Glasford and junior Matt Poortenga gather information from Manchester University at the 2016 West Central High School College Fair on March 9.
Portions of roadway surrounding the collapsed building in downtown Monterey were recently closed due to an increase in safety hazards.
With a new building inspector recently appointed, the Monterey Town Council called for his assistance in regards to the downtown collapsed building. 
BREAKING NEWS
Pulaski County Commissioners and County Council gathered at an informational meeting about the renovation and addition to the courthouse Monday evening.
Members of the Winamac Tree Committee recently met to discuss a tree planting event on April 30. Pictured are Judy Heater, Will Kiefer, Fred Zahrt, Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers, Sam Hinkle, Torrin Garbison, Rachel Ploss and Peyton Newman. Photo Submitted
Photo by Caitlin Haley
See the full story in the March 16 publication of the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
Portions of roadway surrounding the collapsed building in downtown Monterey were recently closed due to an increase in safety hazards.
The rain caused a chilly event, but Eagle Scout Shawn DePoy was supported well by community leaders and family.
To some the rain on Saturday was disappointing as Eagle Scout Shawn DePoy recognized the community with his Eagle Scout project.  The rain caused not only a wet day but also a chilly one, but for DePoy it was a sign that someone special was watching over him. DePoy, along with several community...
After months of discussion and in anticipation of the community pool, the Winamac Town Council gave the go ahead for a park board to be formed.  During a special meeting on April 28, the council again hashed out the pros and cons of a park board.  Councilwoman Judy Heater reminded the council that...
Pulaski County voters are wanting change and they proved that during the primary election.  As the numbers were tallied, voters made it clear that change is in the future.  Locally, incumbent commissioners Larry Brady and Terry Young were beaten by opponents, leaving incumbent county council at-...
Chuck and Darlene Mellon were the 2016 recipients of the H.J. Halleck Award on April 21. They were congratulated by Dan Frain.
Being in the spotlight is not why the Mellons give of their time and resources, but making the community a better place is.  On April 21, Chuck and Darlene Mellon were recognized for their selfless efforts as they were named the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce H.J. Halleck Award winners this...
Jane Ewing was awarded the 2016 Outstanding Volunteer Award.
Several volunteers were given a pat on the back during the Pulaski County Human Services 41st annual meeting and volunteer recognition program on April 21.  Pulaski County Human Services Director Jacki Frain said human services and the volunteers don’t give a handout, they give a hand up. “Because...
Many residents turned up at the Medaryville Town Council meeting to voice their concerns that were unanswered. During a regular business meeting on April 20, the council was scheduled to address 18 trash ordinance violations, approve the second reading of the keeping of livestock within town limits...
West Central High School has announced the two top graduating seniors from the class of 2016. Jerod Putt has been selected as the valedictorian and Vanessa Murray is the salutatorian. Putt has kept busy while attending West Central. He has been a seven-year member of student council and served as...
The Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month gathering began with a song from the Woodshed Ramblers. Pulaski County Department of Child Services Director Crystal Williams introduced Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn who said child services has changed during the years.
Pinwheels blowing in the wind of the Pulaski County Courthouse were the backdrop of the Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month gathering on Friday.  Members of the community, court system, school corporations, department of child services and Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program gathered to...
Pulaski County safety chairwoman Nikki Lowry said the recent tornado drill the county held went well, but the county needs to look into purchasing shelters.  During a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday evening, Lowry said the courthouse, recycling center, EMS, annex building and highway...
A new fence has been secured around the collapsed portion of the Sportsman’s Bar and Grill in Monterey. Along with the fence, no trespassing signs have been hung. The fence was placed around the building by the Pulaski County Building Inspector’s Office. Monterey Council members are reviewing their options in regards to debris to be cleaned up.
Monterey Councilman Doug Denton voiced a number of concerns during the regular meeting on April 13, including the wastewater sewer project upgrade, the collapsed building, the water plant roof and stray dogs. The meeting started off with talking about the sewer project. Denton was recently involved...
 
 

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