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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...
A new marshal will be in town beginning Aug. 1, after months of discussion by the Francesville Town Council. During a regular meeting on July 20, the council approved to hire Doug Lee, of the Monticello area, as the new town marshal. The hiring of Lee comes after several months of discussing if the...
A public hearing is set for Aug. 3 to allow Francesville residents a chance to voice their concerns or ask questions regarding the proposed wastewater rate increase. The Francesville Town Council has been working for more than a year to upgrade the sewer system and find financing for it. In order...
Talk of a smaller pool ensued during a Winamac Town Council meeting on July 13. During the meeting on July 13, councilwoman Judy Heater asked for a $150,000 commitment from the town, so she can approach the town about a smaller pool at the same location as the former pool. Heater said for the size...
Members of the Northern Indiana Power From the Past Inc. Board and fans of the event will have to wait until next year to enjoy the tractors, antiques, vendors and fun. The decision to cancel the event was made after much consideration regarding flooding, soggy grounds and the safety of all those...
Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine presented the idea of giving the employees of the sheriff’s office a pay raise and it might set a standard for other county departments. During a regular Pulaski County Council meeting on Monday, Richwine said he wants to compensate the employees of the sheriff’...

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