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No changes will be made to the Winamac golf cart ordinance, at least not anytime soon. The Winamac Town Council has been discussing whether the cart ordinance should be amended to include side-by-side vehicles (UTVs). The proposed changing of the golf cart ordinance began a few months ago after a...
Winamac Community High School teachers Jeremy Wegner, Kevin Zupin and Gretchen Gearhart spoke with the school board Monday evening about a program at the high school to positively recognize students and staff.
Winamac Community High School was the first to be spotlighted at a regular school board meeting Monday evening.  High school principal Rick DeFries introduced the school board members to a new program called the Student Shoutout Program. DeFries said the idea began during professional development...
The jury trial scheduled for former sheriff Michael Gayer has been vacated during a final pretrial conference on Monday.  On Sept. 14, Gayer’s attorney Bryan Cook filed a motion to sever the counts for the trial. They requested that counts 1-3, two counts of theft and official misconduct, be tried...
To help the parks with a long list of maintenance and mowing the Winamac Parks and Recreation Board discussed how to fund a part-time employee.  At a regular meeting on Sept. 6, parks board president Courtney Poor asked how the board could go about implementing a park tax. He would like to use the...
Francesville Town Council members are looking to upgrade their technology and invest in GIS mapping.  Council members and town superintendents were recently given a demonstration as to how a GIS (geographic information system)  can benefit the town, during a regular council meeting on Aug. 20. A...
Firefighters from North Judson, Medaryville and Winamac were dispatched Monday, Aug. 13, to battle a house engulfed in fire.
Blunt force trauma to the head has been ruled the cause of death of a Medaryville man whose body was found in a fire almost a month ago. The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office has now released the cause of the death and officially released the name of the victim, William Neil Toosley. According to a...
Even in the humidity on Saturday, the contestants of the Miss Tippy Teen pageant were all smiles during the Monterey Days festival. Miss Tippy Teen Breanna DeMarco gathered with Miss Congeniality Breann Milam, first runner-up Marissa Milam, second runner-up Deanna Lewis and Katelyn Stacy to pose for photos before greeting their fans.
A look of surprise covered the face of Breanna DeMarco on Saturday as she was named the 2018 Miss Tippy Teen. DeMarco, 17, who is the daughter of Deke DeMarco, said she is thankful for the opportunity to be named Miss Tippy Teen. DeMarco was one of five ladies who were vying for the title of Miss...
Pulaski County Commissioners were given a positive report from sheriff Jeff Richwine during a regular meeting Monday evening. Richwine told the commissioners that because it’s a small county, word travels quickly as it did when one of the deputies saved the life of a man on Saturday. Deputy...
A person of interest who was wanted in connection with a Medaryville fatality fire faced an initial hearing on Aug. 30.  A not guilty plea was entered for Danny J. Clark, 47, who is charged with murder and arson resulting in serious bodily injury after an investigation regarding the fire and death...
With seconds to the finish line, front-runner Noah Gragson spun teammate Todd Gilliland out, allowing Haley to sneak through the debris clean to take the checkered flag in the first playoff race of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. (Photo courtesy Justin Whapham/GMS Racing)
Sunday saw the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series take to the 2.46-mile road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, for the first race of seven rounds of the 2018 championship playoffs. The previous winners’ average age was 18.8 years old, and four of the last five races...

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