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The Friends of the Panhandle Pathway would like to continue with their park-to-park vision and expanding the path to the north of SR 14 is the next step.
Winamac Town Council members gave their permission for the Friends of the Panhandle Pathway to begin the process of expanding the trail to the north.  Friends of the Panhandle Pathway president John Bawcum approached the council during a regular meeting on March 13 to discuss the expansion of the...
Pulaski County Commissioners are taking two more steps toward becoming compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  During a regular meeting Monday morning, the commissioners approved to pay for an informative brochure to be printed and to purchase stair chairs for three of the county...
The Medaryville Town Marshal has resigned just hours before a regular business meeting on March 15.  Medaryville Town Council members were a bit surprised as they reviewed the resignation letter of Jeff Heims, who has been the town marshal for less than three months.  Heims was hired on Dec. 21,...
Indiana State Department of Agriculture Policy and Regulatory Affairs Director Jeff Cummins, who was the guest speaker of the economic summit, said the agricultural region that Pulaski County is in has a great amount of potential that could boost the economic development of the county.
A warning was given to Pulaski County leaders as the county economic forecast seems to be following the pattern of Indiana weather. At the Pulaski County Economic Summit on March 14, community development commission members along with several community leaders such as the county commissioners,...
Pulaski County Council members approve a transfer and additional appropriations to cover the costs of court cases.
Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn is preparing for upcoming court cases but not in regards to presiding over hearings. Instead, he is currently reviewing the court spending and how to pay some outstanding costs.  At a regular Pulaski County Council meeting, Shurn requested a transfer and an...
Senior judge to help preside over superior court cases as judge resigns.
As the county courts are preparing for change because of one judge resigning, the state is sending help. Pulaski Superior Court Judge Patrick Blankenship announced in February that he is resigning after 16 years of serving the community.   Because the Indiana Supreme Court does not want the court...
The Eastern Pulaski Elementary School Vex Robotics team introduced themselves to the Eastern Pulaski Community School Board Monday evening and briefly talked about the program. Danica Kistler, Kelsey Wegner, Olivia Link, Piper Link and Karsten Sandberg shared what they learned from being a part of the team.
Members of the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation are discussing future projects and approved to move forward with one during a regular meeting Monday night.  Superintendent Dan Foster presented an improvement list to the board of items they have previously discussed such as areas to...
Medaryville Town Council members held a brief emergency meeting in the hopes of getting the second town well up and running. On Monday, the council met to approve three different items that are needed for one of the town wells to function properly. Currently, the town has two wells so residents are...
Two of the three Pulaski County Commissioners gave their verbal approval as Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine proposed purchasing a second K-9 for the department at a regular meeting Monday evening.  Richwine said he would like to purchase a second K-9 to help cover the shifts.  In obtaining a...
Several fire departments arrived at the scene of a downtown fire Saturday morning. Although numerous firefighters were on scene and down by the Tippecanoe River to refill, no injuries were reported.
A fire Saturday morning has left many residents reminiscing about times gone by as they watched a fire on Logan Street consume a building and spread to others.  At 8:56 a.m., the Winamac Volunteer Fire Department received a call that the Freeman building, on South Logan Street south of Main Street...

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