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West Central School Board members were encouraged to think about the idea of moving the sixth grade classes to the elementary school during a regular business meeting on Jan. 9.  Superintendent Dan Zylstra suggested the move to create self-contained classes that would be more efficient and keep the...
“You’re a monster. How could you do this to us?”  Those two sentences were the last thing Ross Stacy heard from his sister as he was ushered out of circuit court Monday afternoon after his sentencing hearing.  His sister Anna Risner was one of a handful of people who gave their impact statement...
The Pulaski County Council prepared for the new year by electing a new president, Ken Boswell.
Pulaski County Council members approved to increase the amount of money the local drug free council will be receiving this year.  Sandy Lucas, who represented the drug free council during a regular county council meeting Monday evening, asked for the council to appropriate an additional $5,500 to...
Medaryville Town Council members Suzanna Wilcoxon, Raymond Saltsman Sr. and Judy Harwood took oath of office on Jan. 3, during a special meeting. The officiating of oath of office was led by clerk-treasurer Stacy Conley.
Medaryville Town Council members held a short meeting on Jan. 3, to elect officers and discuss the repair of two town generators.  Before the special meeting began, council members Suzanna Wilcoxon, Raymond Saltsman Sr. and Judy Harwood took oath of office. They then voted on who will be the board...
Pulaski County Commissioners started the new year off with changes to the courthouse and surrounding parking Monday evening.  During the regular meeting, maintenance director Mia Salyers said she had quite a few things to talk to the commissioners about including creating a single-point entry for...
Several candidate names will be seen on the 2020 ballots as a number of seats are up for election. Voters are sure to see some contested races as several issues have faced county officials the last four years such as the condition of the courthouse, county taxes and the county salary matrix. Local...
Jon Frain spoke with precinct committee members during a caucus on Dec. 23. He was elected as the next coroner that was effective Jan. 1.
Jon Frain has been elected as the Pulaski County Coroner after a short caucus on Dec. 23.  Thirteen of the 15 precincts were represented during the caucus that lasted less than 15 minutes. Frain was given three minutes to speak with the precinct committee members. He thanked everyone who was at the...
One Pulaski County student has been named the recipient of a full-tuition, four-year scholarship as the Community Foundation of Pulaski County 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Ryan Huggler will receive full tuition to an Indiana college of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required...
Judges and attorneys interact with students and faculty during a question and answer session.
Indiana’s second-highest Court, the Court of Appeals, paid a visit to Winamac Community High School Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, as part of its Appeals on Wheels program. During the question and answer session following the oral argument of Michael Scanland v. the State of Indiana, the honorable Judge...
There was much ado about wind farm regulations in the county last year but little about solar farms this year.    Because of the lack of concern, the Pulaski County Commissioners approved an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding solar farms. Pulaski County Building Inspector Doug...

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