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Pulaski County Commissioners started the new year off with changes to the courthouse and surrounding parking Monday evening.  During the regular meeting, maintenance director Mia Salyers said she had quite a few things to talk to the commissioners about including creating a single-point entry for...
Several candidate names will be seen on the 2020 ballots as a number of seats are up for election. Voters are sure to see some contested races as several issues have faced county officials the last four years such as the condition of the courthouse, county taxes and the county salary matrix. Local...
Jon Frain spoke with precinct committee members during a caucus on Dec. 23. He was elected as the next coroner that was effective Jan. 1.
Jon Frain has been elected as the Pulaski County Coroner after a short caucus on Dec. 23.  Thirteen of the 15 precincts were represented during the caucus that lasted less than 15 minutes. Frain was given three minutes to speak with the precinct committee members. He thanked everyone who was at the...
One Pulaski County student has been named the recipient of a full-tuition, four-year scholarship as the Community Foundation of Pulaski County 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Ryan Huggler will receive full tuition to an Indiana college of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required...
Judges and attorneys interact with students and faculty during a question and answer session.
Indiana’s second-highest Court, the Court of Appeals, paid a visit to Winamac Community High School Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, as part of its Appeals on Wheels program. During the question and answer session following the oral argument of Michael Scanland v. the State of Indiana, the honorable Judge...
There was much ado about wind farm regulations in the county last year but little about solar farms this year.    Because of the lack of concern, the Pulaski County Commissioners approved an amendment to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding solar farms. Pulaski County Building Inspector Doug...
Pulaski County Coroner John Behny has announced his retirement at the end of the year.   Republican chairman Dan Murphy said he received  notification of Behny’s retirement on Nov. 25.  Because there are a few years left of Behny’s term a Republican caucus will be held. Murphy said he has 30 days...
Medaryville Town Council members approved a bid for the new water tower that is more than $200,000 than anticipated.
Medaryville Town Council members approved a bid for the new water tower that is more than $200,000 than anticipated.  During their last regular meeting on Nov. 20, the council held a public hearing in regards to new water rates and awarded a bid for a new water tower.  The town has received a grant...
Aby McCready joins the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent staff.
The staff of the Pulaski County Journal and The Independent is excited to welcome a new member to the team, Aby McCready.  McCready, who is joining the staff as the new sales representative, has worked several years in customer service with a few being related to sales. She applied for the position...
U.S. 421 and CR 200 S.
State Rep. Doug Gutwein’s push to make the  intersection of U.S. 421 and SR 14 a four-way stop near West Central schools is coming to fruition.  Gutwein has been talking with the Indiana Department of Transportation the last few months and as of Nov. 20, those talks have paid off. Gutwein, who has...

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