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A new appointment by the Democratic Party and a resignation by the Republican Party appointment is causing a bit of a stir with the election board members.  Around July 9, Democratic Party Chairman Doug Denton announced that Laura Bailey would no longer be representing the party on the election...
Monterey Town Council members have decided that a survey of an alley should be paid for by the property owner, not the town.  The council discussed for several minutes, during a regular council meeting on July 10, whether it is the responsibility of the town to pay for a survey so that an alleyway...
The recent dry conditions throughout Pulaski County have caused damage to plants that might not be able to recover even with the amount of rain the area has received recently.   Pulaski County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Stefanie Hall said the extremely dry conditions are causing...
Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation Board members are hearing the positives and negatives of the district as the recent data of a survey was shared with them.  School board members were informed, during a regular meeting Monday evening, of the strengths and challenges of the school...
Striving for the best came to fruition as Kassi Dahn was named the 2018 4-H Ultimate Livestock Showman. She was congratulated by judge Dr. Clint Shireman and fellow contestants Peyton Newman, Tori Culp, Emma Nielsen, Shania Howard and Ryan Lynch.
Last year, Kassi Dahn watched as the 4-H Ultimate Livestock Showman award was given to Regan Culp after the competition came down to one question.  The two earned the same amount of points and the tiebreaker came down to a question that each answered. Culp got the win, but Dahn earned a lot of...
Rachel Ploss was named 4-H Royalty during the 2018 Pulaski County 4-H and Community Fair Achievement Program on Saturday. Valerie Field and Emily Field were named the 4-H Royalty Court.
Due to the small number of 4-H Royalty candidates, it was decided that only one young member would be named the 4-H Royalty. This year it was Rachel Ploss.  Ploss is not new to the 4-H Royalty Court. She was part of the court in 2016 and 2017. She was also first runner-up Miss Pulaski County in...
Rachel Ploss is having a winning time at the fair this year as she was named the 2018 Miss Pulaski County Queen Sunday evening. She was surrounded by first runner-up Regan Culp, 2017 Miss Pulaski County Maddie Ruff, second runner-up Erica Gualajara, and 2018 Miss Indiana State Fair Audrey Campbell.
“Did this just happen?” asked Rachel Ploss as she was crowned the 2018 Miss Pulaski County on Sunday night. “I’m so in shock.”  Ploss, who was also named the Miss People’s Choice, kept her composure as she accepted the crown, sash and flowers while all the time she was not believing her dreams just...
Two Winamac business owners were recently indicted on more than a handful of counts by a grand jury for health care fraud.  Michael Wilson and Jacqueline “Jay” Podell, who operated Transport Loving Care or Alliance EMS, were indicted on a count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud, four counts...
(Photo courtesy Justin Whapham/GMS Racing) Winamac native Justin Haley and his Fraternal Order of Eagles crew celebrate their first victory at Gateway Motorsports Complex near St. Louis over the weekend.
After a long week of rain and thunderstorms in the Midwest, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was able to get on the 1.25-mile oval last Friday and Saturday at the Gateway Motorsports Complex in Madison, Illinois. Winamac’s Justin Haley would finally see his hard work pay off in his 37th NASCAR...

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