Francesville

Francesville Town Marshal Doug Lee asked to move the police department office in an effort to make it more visible.  Lee spoke with the council during a regular meeting on June 16. He would like to move into another office as the room he is currently using for an office is more of a closet.  Lee...
Pulaski County Election Board members met on June 11 to discuss the steps to officially close the June 2 primary.  As part of the meeting, the board discussed what went well and what improvements need to be made. They also signed off on more than 30 rejected absentee ballots that could not be...
A press release that was posted to social media, June 6, states Pulaski County has had its first COVID-19 related death.  It announced the individual was an adult male, who is older than 60 years old, and was hospitalized as a COVID-19 patient. The statement does not indicate what hospital he was...
Resurfacing on a few streets in Francesville and updating of some water meters will begin after July 11.  Town manager Brad Stevens updated the town council, during a regular meeting on June 1, on when the work will start. The roadwork includes Montgomery Street from the railroad tracks to Market...
This primary election will be noted in history not only for the changes made because of COVID-19 but also as one with the most number of candidates in the last several years.  Voters saw contested races not only at the federal and state level but also locally including District 1 and District 2...
Winamac Community High School is pleased to announce its top two graduates for the 2019-20 school year. Samantha DePoy, daughter of Scott and Stephanie DePoy, has been named the valedictorian and Ryan Huggler, son of Alan and Nancy Huggler, is the salutatorian. West Central High School has...
Francesville Town Council members are preparing to see a reduction in the amount of tax distributions that will be received in June.  Clerk-treasurer Cathy Elston told the council, during a regular meeting on May 4, she has been receiving emails informing her that the town may not receive the full...
As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in the county and surrounding counties, county and town officials are looking at ways to help keep the public safe without trying to enforce too many restrictions.  One way of doing this was to implement an order or an ordinance that advises the public to...
Pulaski County Commissioners have ordered that residents must wear masks while in public and visiting businesses. The order is in effect on May 1. If residents are not wearing masks they can be cited with a Class B misdemeanor.
West Central School Superintendent Dan Zylstra worked on the corporation computers in hopes of using them for two school board members to attend a recent meeting electronically.
The West Central School Corporation is following several other districts as the board approved to pay employees. The board met during a special meeting on March 26 to discuss paying wages during the emergency school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Dan Zylstra said several other...

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