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Pulaski County Coroner John Behny has announced his retirement at the end of the year.   Republican chairman Dan Murphy said he received  notification of Behny’s retirement on Nov. 25.  Because there are a few years left of Behny’s term a Republican caucus will be held. Murphy said he has 30 days...
Medaryville Town Council members approved a bid for the new water tower that is more than $200,000 than anticipated.
Medaryville Town Council members approved a bid for the new water tower that is more than $200,000 than anticipated.  During their last regular meeting on Nov. 20, the council held a public hearing in regards to new water rates and awarded a bid for a new water tower.  The town has received a grant...
Aby McCready joins the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent staff.
The staff of the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent is excited to welcome a new member to the team, Aby McCready.  McCready, who is joining the staff as the new sales representative, has worked several years in customer service with a few being related to sales. She applied for the position...
U.S. 421 and CR 200 S.
State Rep. Doug Gutwein’s push to make the  intersection of U.S. 421 and SR 14 a four-way stop near West Central schools is coming to fruition.  Gutwein has been talking with the Indiana Department of Transportation the last few months and as of Nov. 20, those talks have paid off. Gutwein, who has...
A number of Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation teachers attended the Red for Ed Action Day on Nov. 19.
Teachers took a hard stand on Nov. 19 at the statehouse as they voiced their frustrations and concerns during the Red for Ed Action Day.  About 16,000 or more public education advocates, including teachers from both Eastern Pulaski Community and West Central school corporations, gathered on the...
The Pulaski County Commissioners are looking at what options the county has in regards to information technology management.  Commissioners were approached by two separate companies in regards to IT services at a regular meeting Monday morning. The companies both asked to complete an IT assessment...
During the grand opening of the Trojan Grind coffee bar, West Central sophomore Robert Woodward keeps busy taking orders.
The West Central High School cafetorium was bustling Thursday morning for the grand opening of the Trojan Grind coffee bar. With the opening of the coffee bar, students and staff won’t have to go very far for their morning cup of coffee, specialty coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Lines were long and...
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members hired Dara Chezem as the new superintendent Monday evening.
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members welcomed a new superintendent during a regular meeting Monday evening.  The board hired Dara Chezem after months of discussion, preparation and interviewing of applicants as part of the hiring process.   Chezem is the assistant superintendent of...
State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) speaks with circuit court judge Mary Welker in her courtroom on Monday, Sept. 23, during a visit to the Pulaski County Courthouse in Winamac. Gutwein and Welker discussed his solution to fund renovations to the courthouse, which was recently added to Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered List.”
Funding for the courthouse renovations or removal could happen with little change to county taxes.  County officials have met several times to discuss the future of the courthouse and the problem has always been how to fund the project. The county commissioners and council members have been...
Members of the Medaryville Town Council have taken the first step toward a rate increase as they introduced the first and second reading of two new ordinances.  The council has been working for several months  toward a new water tower and are now trying to fund the project that will cost about $338...

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