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The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted the Policing the Teen Brain training on Dec. 12-13. Officers, probation department officers, correctional officers, students and more were part of the training.
Law enforcement, jail officers, probation officers and teachers from Pulaski County gathered together to learn about youth development and to improve interactions with youth through the Policing the Teen Brain training on Dec. 12-13.  The training was led by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Phil...
The West Central School Corporation is launching forward and has hired a new middle/high school principal.  The corporation began looking for a new principal after Pat Culp resigned to become the superintendent of Tri-County School Corporation. The board officially accepted Culp’s resignation...
Lynn Wilder, who is acting as interim county clerk, led JoLynn Behny Johnston in the oath of office on Dec. 19, a day after she was appointed to the position during a Republican caucus.
Six candidates vied for the Pulaski County Clerk position but only one could be named to the position during a caucus on Dec. 18.  Republican chairman Daniel Murphy said the caucus went well with about 60 people in attendance to support their favorite candidate and JoLynn Behny Johnston was the...
Winamac Town Council members have decided the costs of recycling and the way it is taken out with the trash are no longer benefiting anyone.   The garbage contract the town has expires in March and council members have been preparing for it by accepting bids for the service of garbage pickup and...
West Central School Corporation’s board members recognized one of their own as Jim Bergens has retired from the board on Dec. 6. Bergens was presented a plaque from school board president Todd Miller thanking him for his several years of service from 1990-1998 and 2000-2018.
West Central School Corporation board members officially approved the resignation of the middle/high school principal during a regular meeting on Dec. 6.  The resignation that was received by superintendent Don Street last month from principal Pat Culp was approved without opposition by the board...
Owen Abbott
The heart of the Warriors is missing a little piece as students deal with the loss of one of their own.  Owen Abbott, 13, of Winamac, was killed in a bus accident on Dec. 5. The accident has shaken the Warrior nation and those who knew him are pausing to remember him.  Abbott, who was the son of...
A plan for new county offices, increasing security and becoming Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant was introduced to Pulaski County officials Monday evening.  Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston introduced the plan for an addition, renovations, demolition, memorial garden...
It’s official.  The Pulaski County Commissioners have already begun looking for a new EMS director but the approving of the current director’s resignation was not approved until Monday evening.  Bryan Corn, who was named the director of EMS at the beginning of the year, announced his last day as...
With the passing of Pulaski County Clerk Christi Hoffa, a caucus will be held to decide who will serve the remainder of this year and the next term.  Hoffa, 38, passed away on Nov. 20, leaving behind a family of three and numerous friends. Hoffa began her career as clerk after a caucus was held Nov...

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