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A leaky ceiling in the Pulaski Circuit Court is hopefully no more as the roof above it has been repaired.  Circuit court judge Mary Welker initiated the repairs as she was concerned with the health hazard it was causing. Welker previously obtained the quote for the repair and presented it to the...
Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals members again listened to the public in regards to the special exception application for a proposed solar panel project during a special meeting Monday evening.
Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals members again listened to the public in regards to the special exception application for a proposed solar panel project during a special meeting Monday evening.  The meeting that lasted three hours and 40 minutes started with public comment and then rebuttals...
Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies scan individuals for weapons before they enter the Pulaski County Highway Department meeting room where the board of zoning appeals met Monday night.
Weapons are no longer allowed in the courthouse or the justice center after a special commissioners’ meeting Aug. 20.  The Pulaski County Commissioners along with county attorney Kevin Tankersley and auditor Laura Wheeler gathered for a special meeting to discuss an ordinance regarding prohibiting...
West Central School Corporation has begun the school year with about 15% of the students attending virtually.  During a recent meeting on Aug. 6, school board members were informed of the number of students who are attending classes virtually.  At the elementary school that includes kindergarten to...
Monterey Town Council members discussed changing a town ordinance regarding nuisances as an overgrown yard is causing a hazard.  Councilman Jim Fleury asked the council, during a regular meeting on Aug. 11, how many inches the weeds or grass can be before they send a letter to the property owners...
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members addressed a handful of changes regarding students being involved in sports and extracurricular activities.  School board members met during a regular meeting Monday evening to discuss extracurricular participation and COVID-19 policies for athletic...
Francesville Town Council members are weighing their options as they are facing several issues that can’t be easily fixed.  During a meeting on Aug. 3, the council voiced their frustration on the lack of cooperation from the county and the lack of power they have as a council.  The frustration is...
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Now is a great time to visit the Pulaski County Farmers’ Market in Francesville and Winamac as fresh produce is being sold. Not only do the vendors offer produce but also barbecue sauce, headbands, coffee, honey and cookies. 
Although the Pulaski County Council is looking to decrease income taxes, they haven’t discussed in detail how they are going to fund the courthouse project.  The council recently held a public hearing and a special meeting to discuss a decrease in income taxes. What they didn’t discuss was how the...
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is planning to purchase a new body scanner for the jail in hopes of better protecting staff and inmates.  Pulaski County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Schramm asked, during a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday evening, if the department could apply for a grant...

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