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Medaryville Town Council members are preparing to spend funding for roads as they process through the necessary paperwork.  At a regular meeting on Jan. 18, the council approved the first reading of one ordinance and approved a second ordinance in regards to establishing a fund and approving...
Pulaski County EMS Director Nikki Lowry is asking the commissioners to consider a bigger building or changes to the current building as the ambulances are too big for the current bay area at the Winamac location.
Pulaski County EMS Director Nikki Lowry is looking to staff a third truck full time and she would like the permission of the commissioners. During a commissioners’ meeting on Jan. 17, Lowry said the third truck is currently part-time. When a third truck is available, EMS staff can transport...
The Department of Local Government Finance has caused a slight hiccup in the purchasing of a new building for the Town of Winamac. On Jan. 9, clerk-treasurer Melanie Berger said all the proper paperwork was sent to the Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) regarding additional...
Francesville Town Council members approved to begin the bond process and try to obtain the funding as soon as possible. At a regular meeting Monday night, the council approved an ordinance authorizing the town to obtain a bond. The bond is part of a local match needed as part of a grant the town...
Members of the Monterey Town Council are trying to preserve the historic grandstand in the town park but are lacking the funding to keep it, so instead they are selling it. At a regular meeting on Jan. 10, the council approved to sell the grandstand that is in need of repair and stability.  The...
West Central School Board members Jonathan Gutwein, Mandy Sharpe, Jim Bergens, Dennis Gutwein, Todd Miller, Jeff Lowry and Jeff Tanner conducted their first 2017 school board meeting on Jan. 5. Jonathan Gutwein is the newest member on the board as he was elected in 2016.
The West Central School Board did what many school boards across the state are doing and conducted the annual beginning-of-a-new-year business.  As part of the business items, school board members signed conflict of interest forms, elected new officers, approved appointments and approved teacher...
Pulaski County Commissioners Bud Krohn Jr., Jerry Locke and Kenny Becker conducted their first meeting of the year on Jan. 3. This is the first meeting Locke and Becker have been a part of as commissioners. They were elected in 2016.
A motion approved by the Pulaski County Commissioners has many residents scratching their heads and using profanity in jest.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 3, the commissioners approved a motion that no profanity is to be used at the courthouse at any time.  The motion was made by commissioner...
Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn swore in school board members Deke DeMarco, Terri Johnston, Beth Ruff and Larry Beach before the regular school board meeting Monday evening. DeMarco, Johnston and Beach are all returning school board members.
Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation Board members approved the hiring of a new football coach but not without opposition.  At the first meeting of the year, the board approved to hire Craig Barr as the new football coach but it came with a 3-3 vote that was broken by the board president...
Pulaski County Council members held their first meeting of the year with two new members including Ken Boswell and Scott Hinkle. County council members include Alex Haschel, Boswell, Tom Roth, Jay Sullivan Jr., Linda Powers, Hinkle and Mike Tiede.
Pulaski County Council members called for emergency funds to be spent as it appears the county maintenance department is at a loss of funds.  At a regular meeting Monday evening, county maintenance director Jeff Johnston made two requests including an additional appropriation and to transfer funds...
Judge takes motion to partially dismiss charges against Patrick under advisement.
Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn is giving the State a chance to add additional argument after the former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy asked for a handful of charges to be dismissed.  On Nov. 29, Shurn resided over a hearing where Ronnie Patrick asked for five of 11 counts to be...

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