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The Pulaski County Justice Center could soon house federal inmates that will bring revenue into the sheriff's budget.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine had positive news for the Pulaski County Council Monday evening.  Richwine has been working to establish the jail as a location that can house federal inmates.  It was estimated that the jail could hold about 20 federal inmates. Richwine said housing the federal...
The West Central School Board is looking at ways to better secure the buildings while also creating a better use of space as they are moving forward with a building project.  The school board learned about tentative plans on the redesigning of the school entrances and the utilization of space in...
Shania Hartmann, Rachel Ploss, Ethan Shannon and Kassi Dahn were named to the 4-H Royalty Court. John Rumsey and Andriana Smith were named the 4-H Royalty King and Queen.
The 4-H Royalty said they were surprised to be named royalty and they will wear the honor proudly.  On Saturday to kick off the fair, the 4-H Royalty and court were named during the 4-H and Community Fair Achievement Program. This year, John Rumsey and Andriana Smith received the honors.  Rumsey...
Warning tape was hung in the Pulaski Circuit Court to warn visitors that the ceiling is falling. The tape will soon be removed because of a jury trial. The temporary fix is to knock the loose portions of the ceiling down.
A falling ceiling and the lack of an elevator are causing complications for the Pulaski Circuit Court that could cause problems later. Pulaski Circuit Court Judge Michael Shurn told the commissioners on Monday that the recent hanging of warning tape in the courtroom won’t solve the problem of the...
2016 Miss Pulaski County Jessica Wagner and 2017 Miss Indiana State Fair Beccca Lax congratulated the 2017 Miss Pulaski County Queen winners who are third runner-up Addison Roudebush, first runner-up and Miss People’s Choice Rachel Ploss, second runner-up Sara Bailey and Miss Pulaski County and Miss Congeniality Maddie Ruff.
“That’s my sister” could be heard from the audience as 2017’s Miss Pulaski County was announced on Sunday night.  For most sisters that announcement could be a major embarrassment, but for Miss Pulaski County Maddie Ruff, it comes with being her.  Ruff, who was also crowned Miss Congeniality for...
Pulaski County is preparing to drop some major cash as county officials prepare to fix structural work that is overdue on two county buildings including the courthouse and annex building.  During a recent meeting between the county commissioners and council, several of the upcoming repair projects...
Recent water testing completed by the Town of Medaryville on a private home has caused a bit of a stir, as the costs are being handled by the town.  At a recent Medaryville Town Council meeting on June 21, maintenance director Keith Hauptli presented a proposal to the council regarding testing of...
A question of whether the county EMS paramedics should leave the county became a bit of a rough topic of discussion during a recent meeting with county officials.  At a joint session on June 12, the county commissioners and council listened as EMS director Nikki Lowry asked for some direction from...

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