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Winamac Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger is taking a hard look at the budget next year as cuts are a necessity.  The Winamac council along with Berger, town manager Brad Zellers and the department superintendents heard from Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, an accounting firm, about the 2020 budget and...
Several residents that included county officials attended a meeting regarding courthouse renovation plans on Aug. 13.
Three options were presented to Pulaski County residents who are concerned with the future of the courthouse with one of the options being similar to what was presented in 2018 with the demolition of the building.  The options were introduced by Rowland Design  and Indiana Landmarks on Aug. 13....
Francesville Town Council members have tabled two quotes for repairing the floor in the fire station after a regular meeting on Aug. 5.  Fire department treasurer Ray Cooley presented the quotes to the council regarding leveling the concrete floor in the fire station. Cooley said he attempted to...
Details regarding the fall elections are being finalized with Medaryville holding a town convention and Monterey approving a resolution.  Monterey Town Council members recently approved a resolution to not hold an election this year. Currently, the races for town council and for the town clerk are...
Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, center) signs legislation co-authored by State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) (first row standing, far left) providing tax relief to many Hoosier veterans Monday, Aug. 5, at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis. The new law will phase in a full income tax exemption for military retirement pensions over four years, helping to support the hard-earned benefits of Hoosier veterans.
Legislation co-authored by State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) providing tax relief to many Hoosier veterans was ceremonially signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb Monday at the Indiana State Fair. The new law will phase in a full income tax exemption for military retirement pensions over four...
Bids received by the Medaryville Town Council have been taken under advisement after a bid opening on July 30.  The bids were for a 60,000 gallon elevated water tank project that the town has been working toward since the beginning of the year. The bid opening was supposed to happen on July 17 but...
Several individuals representing the Good Samaritan Store approached the commissioners about reducing the transfer fees that the store will have to pay Monday evening during a regular meeting.  The fees at the transfer station have recently increased to help cover budget costs. The store and its...
Friends, family, coworkers and local politicians gathered to congratulate prosecuting attorney Daniel Murphy on his retirement that became effective on Aug. 3. Murphy and his wife Linda enjoyed talking with several people including sheriff Jeff Richwine and former commissioner Terry Young at the Winamac Fire Station on Aug. 1.
See the more photos in the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
Pulaski County Farm Bureau has selected its student scholarship winners for the 2018-2019 school year. Carter Hettinger and Samuel Griffeth are this year’s scholarship recipients.   As scholarship winners, each student is being awarded $1,000 toward their future education. Scholarship applications...
The Pulaski County Coroner’s Office was called to a rural Medaryville residence July 25 to investigate the death of a 25-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds. Pronounced dead at the scene by chief deputy coroner Jon Frain was Brandon Kyle Messer, of Rensselaer. Additional information...

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