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As the deadline for candidate filing winds down at noon on Friday, Feb. 5, only one county office is contested at this time.  Several town and county seats are up for election including county auditor, county recorder, county treasurer, county commissioner district 1, county commissioner district 2...
Disagreements regarding Indiana law and the new county Unified Development Ordinance ensued during a regular commissioners’ meeting as the commissioners appointed a new building inspector Monday evening.   The differences in opinion were not because of who they hired but because of the job titles...
Demolition to the Long Branch started on Jan. 26 and was completed on Jan. 28. Town manager Brad Zellers said they will let the sand settle, and top it with black dirt before seeding it. Zellers said it appears the cost to have the building demolished was less than estimated.
According to a newspaper article dating to the 1870s it appears that the property at West Main and Logan streets in Winamac, has been an eyesore in the past. An article in The Democrat published on Oct. 31, 1872, states that an old log hut south of the depot “has finally come down.” It appears at...
Pulaski County Commissioners were quick to put to rest a rumor regarding Pulaski County EMS being sold.  During a regular commissioners’ meeting on Jan. 19, it was announced that the county will continue to provide EMS to residents.  Commissioner Larry Brady questioned EMS director Nikki Lowry if a...
Medaryville Town Council members used harsh words as they determined whether fines should stick to three properties.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 20, the council discussed if they should waive three citations. Letters were previously written to the property owners giving them 10 days to clean...
With the idea of warmer weather and summer during these cold days, some may be wondering if the community pool is any closer to becoming a reality.  When the Winamac pool closed before the summer of 2014, it was estimated to be about 30 years old. Due to the deteriorating conditions and increasing...
The Hopkins sisters, youngest to oldest, Tammy Huskins, Laura Cosgray, Deb Bosak, Connie Ingram and Karen Scheffer had a once-in-a-lifetime adventure as they were Family Feud contestants who met game show host Steve Harvey. The show airs on Feb. 1.
The Family Feud didn’t see it coming as the Hopkins sisters took the stage last year.  They were on a mission. Not to win, but to have fun and check an item off their bucket lists. The sisters, oldest to youngest, Karen [Fred] Scheffer, of Winamac; Connie [Mark] Ingram, of Winamac; Deb [Greg] Bosak...
Demolition of the Long Branch began on Tuesday. The building is now a pile of rubble. 
An excavator sits ready for the demolition of the Long Branch Hotel at the corner of West Main and Logan streets. Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers said work should begin this week.  Work began on Tuesday with the tearing down of the structure.  To see video of the demolition, click here.See more...
The rumble of a building collapsing took many by surprise on April 23, as a portion of the Sportsman’s Bar and Grill building caved in.
Monterey Town Council members have again voiced their frustration over the collapsed eyesore in the middle of town.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 13, council members discussed the collapsed Sportsman’s Bar and Grill and how they are frustrated with the county because the situation does not...

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