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Winamac native Justin Haley, in his number five, Chevrolet Impala, ran a clean race, managed his tires and ran down hometown driver Kyle Benjamin with seven laps to go to claim his first career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East checkered flag at Greenville (SC) Pickens Speedway last Saturday night in...
Those in the audience of the Pulaski County Commissioners’ meeting on Monday were in for a bit of a shock, as commissioner president Terry Young asked them to remove their campaign items from the county grounds.  Before the meeting started at 6 p.m. Young asked one individual to remove his...
West Central High School Senior Alex Tauber and Pulaski County EMS Director Nikki Lowry spoke about the job shadowing for high school seniors being offered by Pulaski County EMS.
With the concern of a lack of skilled workers in the area, the Regional 1 Works Council paid a visit to the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce on March 16.  Regional 1 Works Council chair Kris Emaus discussed the future of career and technical education in the Pulaski County region and the state. ...
Voices were raised and the police were asked to get involved regarding a proposed Medaryville animal control ordinance.  During the March 16 regular meeting, an ordinance prohibiting livestock in the Medaryville town limits was introduced. Several were in attendance to voice their opinions of the...
Winamac Town Council members are showing their support of the community pool project as they agreed to commit funding to the project.  During a regular meeting on March 14, councilwoman Judy Heater, who is also the chairwoman of the Winamac Community Pool Committee, gave an update to the council. ...
Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies secured more than $1,200 in cash, marijuana and methamphetamine as they were attempting to serve a small claims warrant on March 8.
Five people were arrested after police were attempting to serve a small claims warrant on March 8.  Instead of arresting one person, Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Lonnie C. Howard Jr., 29, Winamac, Lonnie C. Howard Sr., 55, Winamac, Ballard J. Howard, 28, Winamac, Shane Howard, 25,...
Rumors of how much the proposed Pulaski County Courthouse renovations could cost has residents voicing their opinions, both good and bad. During a regular meeting on March 7, the commissioners wanted a brief presentation of the renovations and addition to be made for the public.  Rob Galbraith, who...
Pulaski County Council members were not too open about the ideas of the emergency management agency (EMA) purchasing a new vehicle and a new building at a regular council meeting on Monday.  EMA director Sheri Gaillard approached the council with her two requests after she was given permission from...
Chuck and Darlene Mellon
It’s a team effort of giving for the 2016 Halleck Community Service Award recipients — Chuck and Darlene Mellon.  The Francesville couple were recently named as the Halleck award winners by the Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce.  Chuck and Darlene were nominated for the award not only because of...
See the full story in the March 16 publication of the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
West Central sophomore Jerod Glasford and junior Matt Poortenga gather information from Manchester University at the 2016 West Central High School College Fair on March 9. Students from five area schools had the opportunity to meet with representatives from 40 different institutes of higher...

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