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Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members recently held a public meeting as they are applying for a grant to help fund the replacement of the bathrooms and toddler playground equipment.
Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members recently held a public meeting as they are trying to quickly apply for grant funding to benefit the park.   As part of the grant process, the board hosted a meeting to answer any questions the public might have about the new restrooms project and the...
The Uptown Project has big plans for the old Fagen Pharmacy building in downtown Francesville and economic growth is the main focus.
As one drives through the small business district of Francesville, one might conclude that there is not much going on in this Northwestern Indiana community. However, looks can be deceiving. Yes, there are still a few empty buildings longing for a business; but, there are two vacated buildings that...
The Town of Winamac has recently been awarded two grants that are not only saving the town money now but will also later.  The town was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to modify the existing wastewater stabilization lagoons and also one from the Indiana...
Former Pulaski County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Ron Patrick faced a sentencing hearing on April 18 and he won’t be spending any time in jail.  Patrick, who was indicted on five counts of theft, four counts of official misconduct, one count of obstruction of justice and one count of deception on Aug. 9...
Numerous community leaders gathered on the courthouse lawn on April 19 in recognition of April being Child Abuse Awareness month.
A number of people gathered on the Pulaski County Courthouse lawn to stand against child abuse during a Pulaski County Prevent Child Abuse Awareness event.  On April 19, the event was held to offer resources, educational information, and suggestions for action to prevent child abuse. The event was...
The Town of Winamac is working to clean up the pool area at the Community Wellness Center of Winamac. The town put a large amount of sand in the pool in the past but the pool still held water where mosquitoes were breeding and cattails were growing. Sand will completely fill the pool, and the...
A jury of six people took less than 20 minutes to determine a local teacher was not guilty of stalking and battery on April 11.  The jury of two men and four women found Theresa Blankenship not guilty after hearing two and a half days of testimony and closing arguments. As the verdict was read by...
Pulaski County Commissioners are planning to update the portion of the ordinance that pertains to wind turbines and hiring an attorney is a part of their plans.  An audience of several people attended the Pulaski County Commissioners’ meeting Monday morning and asked if the plan commission plans to...
One of the largest crowds was in attendance at the 2018 Pulaski County Economic Development Summit that was held in the former Monterey Elementary School in Monterey.
Each year Pulaski County leaders are able to gather and hear not only the economic state of the county but also what keynote speakers have to say on various topics relating to the county and state.  On April 10, the Pulaski County Economic Development Summit offered the chance for business leaders...
Numerous questions and concerns regarding the county salary matrix have caused Pulaski County Council members to schedule a special workshop.  During the past several months several questions have arisen because of a 1-percent raise the county employees have received and because of department heads...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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