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Pulaski County Council members have wrapped up the budget hearings deciding where an estimated $1.6 million must be cut from the 2016 budget but they are not done yet. The council, along with the commissioners, will be meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. to discuss where additional funds can be cut. On...
A special meeting to discuss the 2016 budget and the alternates for the elementary building project was held on Monday with positive votes. Superintendent Dan Foster said both issues are time sensitive due to advertising the budget in the local newspaper and the 60-day limit on the alternates...
Francesville Town Council members are approving some of the final details of the fall festival. During a regular meeting on Aug. 17, council members approved for the Lincoln funeral train replica to be set on the street instead of on the railroad tracks. Festival representatives were hoping the...
Although the election of president won’t happen until 2016, many cities and towns across the state are holding conventions and elections to decide who will represent them in office. Towns that include Monterey, Francesville and Winamac have decided who will hold an office on the town boards....
Pulaski County is welcoming a number of new employees, the latest being a new emergency management agency director. During a regular meeting on Monday, commissioners approved the recommendation of Sheri Gaillard as the new emergency management agency (EMA) director. Pulaski County Health Director...
The American Red Cross is facing a looming shortage of the blood types most needed by patients and is calling on eligible donors with O negative, B negative and A negative blood to give now to prevent an emergency situation. Blood donation appointments can be quickly and easily scheduled by using...
A familiar face will be working for the Town of Francesville, after the town council approved hiring a new laborer on Aug. 3. The council interviewed two applicants on July 29. President Andy Durham questioned the council as to what direction they would like to take — if they would like to hire...
Finishing touches of painted streets and signs posted are giving locals an indication that the Safe Routes to Schools project is wrapping up, while the Winamac Pathway is ready to be paved. Winamac Town Manager Brad Zellers said signs are up and seed for grass should be planted on the Safe Routes...
It appears the Arens Field fuel project will continue to move forward, after the board of aviation received a bid for the improvement project. On July 21, one bid was received from Sparling Corp. from Romulus, Michigan. Arens Field manager Bud Widner said the bid was a little higher than...
Community and youth organizations will be happy to hear that annual grant opportunities have been announced by the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. Grant applications will be available next week. “The board of directors is excited to offer significant grants for community projects and needs...

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