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Pulaski County Election Board members Laura Bailey, Christi Hoffa and Jon Frain are preparing for a historic year as this is the first time voting centers will be used in the county.
Voting center plans for the election this year topped the agenda of the election board meeting on Jan. 7. The plan of five voting centers in the county was recently submitted and approved by the State. Now election board members are taking the next steps to implement the plans for the 2016 primary...
Although numerous hours of research and work were put into the proposed urban chicken pilot program, the Winamac Town Council opposed the idea.  During the last several months, Maggie Czech has approached the council with a proposed urban chicken idea. She would like to have chickens in her...
Francesville approves compensation increase The Francesville Town Council had little hesitation in approving an increase in compensation for the fire chief, secretary and treasurer.  During a regular meeting on Jan. 4, the council unanimously approved the increase.  The idea for a compensation...
The ISTEP scores that the school administration officials have been dreading were released by the Indiana Department of Education with mixed results.  Locally, students followed the predicted results of lower scores, some not as frustrating as others.  The results are the first state assessment to...
Winamac residents may soon see what the future plans and drawings for a community pool will be as the Winamac Town Council recently approved to spend funding. During a town council meeting on Dec. 30, councilwoman Judy Heater said she and town manager Brad Zellers have been working on plans for the...
A joint session with the Pulaski County Commissioners and county council was held in hopes of discussing a county employee wage matrix and if the county has enough money to support it. The two groups met Monday evening in hopes of hearing more about the Local Option Income Tax the county has...
As Pulaski County Commissioners were making appointments for the new year, a motion to reappoint the building inspector died for a lack of a second during the meeting on Monday.  Each appointment was taken under a separate vote instead of as a whole, per the request of commissioner Bud Krohn Jr....
The Pulaski County Public Library Board of Trustees are standing by their decision to close the Medaryville library branch.  On Dec. 23 during a meeting, trustee president Richard Mynark said that the board had not changed their mind regarding the closing of the branch and it will continue as is. “...
Signs of the force from the ice and wind can be seen throughout the county. Additional damage that occurred because of the storm happened east of 110 E. Pearl St. in Winamac. The metal sheeting on the upper wall of the building came loose and landed on a parked vehicle on Dec. 29.
See more photos of the storm in the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
A request to increase the compensation of the fire department chief, secretary and treasurer is being taken under advisement by the Francesville Town Council after a meeting on Dec. 21.  During the regular meeting, fire department board president Dan Koebcke said the department held its election...

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