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Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ron Patrick faced a sentencing hearing on April 18 and he won’t be spending any time in jail.  Patrick, who was indicted on five counts of theft, four counts of official misconduct, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of deception on Aug. 9...
Numerous community leaders gathered on the courthouse lawn on April 19 in recognition of April being Child Abuse Awareness month.
A number of people gathered on the Pulaski County Courthouse lawn to stand against child abuse during a Pulaski County Prevent Child Abuse Awareness event.  On April 19, the event was held to offer resources, educational information, and suggestions for action to prevent child abuse. The event was...
The Town of Winamac is working to clean up the pool area at the Community Wellness Center of Winamac. The town put a large amount of sand in the pool in the past but the pool still held water where mosquitoes were breeding and cattails were growing. Sand will completely fill the pool, and the...
A jury of six people took less than 20 minutes to determine a local teacher was not guilty of stalking and battery on April 11.  The jury of two men and four women found Theresa Blankenship not guilty after hearing two and a half days of testimony and closing arguments. As the verdict was read by...
Pulaski County Commissioners are planning to update the portion of the ordinance that pertains to wind turbines and hiring an attorney is a part of their plans.  An audience of several people attended the Pulaski County Commissioners’ meeting Monday morning and asked if the plan commission plans to...
One of the largest crowds was in attendance at the 2018 Pulaski County Economic Development Summit that was held in the former Monterey Elementary School in Monterey.
Each year Pulaski County leaders are able to gather and hear not only the economic state of the county but also what keynote speakers have to say on various topics relating to the county and state.  On April 10, the Pulaski County Economic Development Summit offered the chance for business leaders...
Numerous questions and concerns regarding the county salary matrix have caused Pulaski County Council members to schedule a special workshop.  During the past several months several questions have arisen because of a 1-percent raise the county employees have received and because of department heads...
West Central School Corporation School Board members are expanding the current renovation project to include two new air-handling units and a renovation to restrooms. The project alternatives were approved at the school board meeting on April 5.  Superintendent Don Street said a recommendation was...
Francesville Town Council members are working to protect the town against potential zoning issues or possible litigation as they have agreed to re-establish a plan commission and board of zoning appeals.  Council members invited Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director...
Concerns of vehicle speed in an area where a number of children play convinced a handful of residents from the Medaryville area to attend a Pulaski County Commissioners’ meeting Monday evening.  Don Scheffer and Rebecca Stalbaum, who live in the Teaberry Hill Estates area on CR 1550 W., would like...

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