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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Pickens and reserve deputy and jail Sgt. Chris McAninch train with the scenario simulator on Nov. 1. This is the first time they have participated in the scenario with the sheriff’s office.
Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies are sharpening their skills as they decide who is friend or foe during recent training.    Deputies, reserve deputies and some jail officers spent about two hours training with a scenario simulator. During the training deputies must quickly decide if the people in...
After months and months of debate and attempting to fix the county financial issues, the county council denied following the advice of the financial consultant they hired.  Council members gathered during a special meeting on Oct. 21 to decide if they want to move forward with changing the county...
The pingpong balls fell Winamac’s way when the sectional pairings were released, drawing the winless Gary Roosevelt in the opening round Friday night. The Panthers came into the contest off a 41-12 loss to River Forest for the team’s ninth loss of the season. The 12 points were the most they had...
The intersection of U.S. 421, SR 14 and CR 200 S. has drawn the attention of State Rep. Doug Gutwein and increased the concerns of the West Central School Board because of recent accidents.
Recent accidents and a concern of when the next one will happen has caused actions to be taken by the West Central School Corporation and State Rep. Doug Gutwein.  During the past year about a handful of accidents have occurred at the intersection of U.S. 421, SR 14 and CR 200 S.. Some of the...
Pulaski County EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo made a recommendation to the commissioners regarding a bid for the addition of the EMS headquarters Monday morning.
Pulaski County Commissioners awarded a bid for the expansion of the EMS headquarters building Monday morning.  During the commissioners’ meeting on Oct. 7, they opened three bids that ranged from $76,900 to $221,180. At the time when the bids were opened the commissioners tabled the bids in order...
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The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation teachers are voicing their concerns regarding the bargaining process.  Kate Daily, president of the teachers’ association, addressed the school board about her concerns, during a regular meeting Monday evening. The meeting room was filled with...
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Pulaski County Community Development Commission (CDC) Executive Director Nathan P. Origer spent several minutes defending what the department has done for the county during the last several years and why a project manager is needed but the end result didn’t change.  Origer, along with CDC project...
Several were in attendance for the joint session regarding the future of the county courthouse Monday evening. Eric Rowland spoke with the group regarding a final report.
County commissioners and council members were informed that even though a handful of options were given to fix the courthouse the cheapest estimated costs would be almost $5 million.  County officials met during a joint session Monday evening to hear a final report on the proposed courthouse...
The tour of the EMA office included: RJ Link, Eli Overmyer, Clay Kistler, EMA deputy director Richelle Fox, EMA director Sheri Gaillard, Kody Gilman, Roan Peterson and Sam Nichols.
One of the requirements for the emergency preparedness merit badge is to find out who the county’s EMA director is and to learn what this person does to prepare for, respond to, recover from and lessen or prevent a higher degree of damage from various emergency situations. Instead of simply...

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