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A heated discussion, during the last commissioners’ meeting, between them and a county employee led one commissioner to publicly address what happened.  During the commissioners’ meeting on Feb. 1, disagreements regarding Indiana law and the county Unified Development Ordinance ensued because the...
Pulaski Superior Court Judge Patrick Blankenship took his time accepting the guilty plea of former chief deputy coroner Tracy Rossman on Feb. 16.  Rossman, 42, Winamac, pleaded guilty to the charge of official misconduct during an entry of plea hearing.  Rossman was accused of official misconduct...
A plan commission meeting on Monday settled the issue of whether the commission can appoint an administrator.  During the meeting, the members of the commission approved Pulaski County Building Inspector Doug Hoover as the administrator without any objection.  Board member Darrin Wagner opened the...
The Town of Francesville has been talking about generators for the last few meetings and on Monday night they approved to purchase one. The decision to purchase a new generator was made because of a recent ice storm that left the area without power for more than 24 hours. During the storm, one of...
After much chastising from the Monterey Town Council during a regular meeting, they decided to let bids on the upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant and sewer system project.  On Feb. 10, Monterey council members met with representatives from Commonwealth Engineering and Kankakee-Iroquois...
Although the Long Branch property is nothing more than a sandlot, the Winamac Town Council isn’t done with the renovation of it.  During a regular meeting on Feb. 8, the council members agreed that the area looks good, but a decision of what to do with it wasn’t made. The Long Branch building was...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff Mike Gayer’s attorney says Pulaski County shouldn’t presume Gayer is guilty. He believes that Gayer is another statistic of a trend that is happening in Indiana — a witch hunt on former sheriffs.  Gayer’s attorney Bryan Cook said there is a “sickening trend” happening...
A handful of county races are making for an eventful primary election in Pulaski County.  Republicans are stepping out causing four contested local races including office of auditor, county commissioner District 1, county commissioner District 2, and county council at-large. The office of recorder...
After months of discussion and crunching numbers, the Pulaski County Council has approved a new salary matrix.  During a joint session on Monday before and after the regular county council meeting, council members again debated whether a salary matrix that includes raises for some employees would...
No one was home when Winamac Volunteer Firefighters responded to a fire on Feb. 3 at 6:18 a.m
Firefighters are ruling the fire at 916 Agnew St. in Winamac, as having been set, according to Winamac Fire Chief Bill Weaver.  On Feb. 3 at 6:18 a.m. Winamac Volunteer Firefighters were called to the home after a neighbor saw smoke. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:25 a.m.  On Feb. 4, state fire...

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