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Winamac Town Council members are continually looking for ways to clean up the town and a few projects are underway. Council members recently approved to try a town cleanup that will be free to residents and a date has been set for the event. They are also looking at whether new ordinances can be...
Changes are being made as the county prepares for the possibility of solar farms being in the county.  Pulaski County Commissioners discussed a fee change being made to the county ordinance regarding fee schedules and also plans for the board of zoning appeals meeting that will be happening next...
The Kastens, Mike and Jenny, and historical society board members, Ryan Harrison, Kathi Thompson, Lin Morrison, Becky Dilts and Janet Onken, recently celebrated the selling of the opera house.
The Pulaski County Historical Society sold the historic Vurpillat Opera House building in downtown Winamac to Mike and Jenny Kasten. The closing took place Friday, July 17. The Kastens are owners of One-Eyed Jack’s, also in downtown Winamac. The building has been the property and a project of the...
The roof was constructed by July 20 and it appears the project is almost complete except that the inside of the restrooms are not ready.
The restroom/shelter project is almost complete and the overall project of the Winamac Parks and Recreation Board is well underway. The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board met during a special meeting on July 23 to discuss a change order of the project.   The restroom and shelter project not only...
The Pulaski Circuit Court was awarded grant funding from the Indiana Office of Court Services to implement a family treatment court. Family treatment courts are also referred to as special problem solving courts which are known, nationally, as the most effective court programs. These courts focus...
Many schools are beginning to reveal plans to open in the fall and several speculations have been made.  On July 6, the Eastern Pulaski Community and West Central school corporations shared a little of what the reopening plans include. Since then several speculations have been voiced some that are...
Makayla Dulin, Victoria Wildermuth, Taylor Jennings and Shailyn Day wave to well-wishers as they leave the school grounds after graduation for a parade through Winamac.
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Taylor Jennings was crowned the 2020 Miss Pulaski County Sunday afternoon. Jennings’ court includes first runner-up Shalihn Compton, second runner-up Jenna Cords and Miss Congeniality Danni-Jo Rausch. The court posed with contestant Mahailia Dugan, 2019 Miss Pulaski County Jillian Brumm and contestant Ashlee Keller.
The contestants of the 2020 Miss Pulaski County pageant didn’t allow the lack of an audience to dim their shine as they took the stage Sunday afternoon.  The judges met with six contestants, Jenna Cords, Ashlee Keller, Mahailia Dugan, Taylor Jennings, Shalihn Compton and Danni-Jo Rausch, who were...
Members of the 4-H Royalty Court and the 4-H Royalty were announced Sunday afternoon. The court includes Taylor Clark, McKenzie Mitchell, Coy Field and Jaden Cords. The royalty this year are Tori Culp and Jenna Cords.
Although COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on 4-H fairs across the state, some traditions including the 4-H recognition program are continuing.  In Pulaski County, the program is held at the beginning of the fair to welcome visitors and also recognize those who have done the work including the 4-H members...
Winamac Police Chief Mark Hoffman has stepped down as the chief effective June 23.  His resignation as chief was accepted during a special meeting of the town council. According to his letter to the council, he stepped down as the chief for personal reasons.  Hoffman was hired as the chief in March...

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