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Nic Kasten and Caitlin Shidler welcomed Kash Lee Kasten on Jan. 4. He is the first baby to be born at Pulaski Memorial Hospital in 2019.
The arrival of the first baby to be born at Pulaski Memorial Hospital was a little unexpected on Jan. 4.  Kash Lee Kasten was the first to be born at the hospital this year but he wasn’t supposed to be due until Jan. 23. Kash, who is the son of Nic Kasten and Caitlin Shidler, was born at 1:22 a.m...
As the new year starts so does the organization of boards and new appointments for county municipalities and the Pulaski County Commissioners followed suit during a regular meeting Monday evening.  Commissioners approved that Kenny Becker would continue as the board president. He was appointed...
Bids for the proposed Winamac wastewater project have come in yet again higher than expected.  Winamac Town Council members opened bids for the wastewater treatment plant modification project during a special meeting on Dec. 21. This is the second round of opening bids regarding the project. The...
Three court cases have been filed in regards to the fatality accident that claimed the life of a Winamac Community Middle School student.
Three court cases have been filed in regards to the fatality accident that claimed the life of a Winamac Community Middle School student.  As of Dec. 27, three cases were filed regarding the fatality accident that happened on Dec. 5 on U.S. 31, north of Argos. Two of the cases are complaints for...
Laura Scheffer has joined the team at the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent. She can be reached Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 574-946-6628 or by email at sales@pulaskijournal.com.
The staff of the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent is excited to welcome a new member to the team, Laura Scheffer.  She joins the newspapers with more than a decade of customer service experience and has been part of a sales team and account management.  Scheffer can be reached Monday...
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted the Policing the Teen Brain training on Dec. 12-13. Officers, probation department officers, correctional officers, students and more were part of the training.
Law enforcement, jail officers, probation officers and teachers from Pulaski County gathered together to learn about youth development and to improve interactions with youth through the Policing the Teen Brain training on Dec. 12-13.  The training was led by Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Phil...
The West Central School Corporation is launching forward and has hired a new middle/high school principal.  The corporation began looking for a new principal after Pat Culp resigned to become the superintendent of Tri-County School Corporation. The board officially accepted Culp’s resignation...
Lynn Wilder, who is acting as interim county clerk, led JoLynn Behny Johnston in the oath of office on Dec. 19, a day after she was appointed to the position during a Republican caucus.
Six candidates vied for the Pulaski County Clerk position but only one could be named to the position during a caucus on Dec. 18.  Republican chairman Daniel Murphy said the caucus went well with about 60 people in attendance to support their favorite candidate and JoLynn Behny Johnston was the...
Winamac Town Council members have decided the costs of recycling and the way it is taken out with the trash are no longer benefiting anyone.   The garbage contract the town has expires in March and council members have been preparing for it by accepting bids for the service of garbage pickup and...

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