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Pulaski County Commissioners had hopes of hiring a new maintenance director at the meeting Monday night but they didn’t.  The commissioners had previously approved to advertise the position in-house after former director Jeff Johnston recently resigned. At the Jan. 22 meeting, commissioners...
Local school corporation graduation rates continue to stay relatively steady compared to the state.  The Indiana Department of Education released the 2018 state graduation rate on Jan. 2 with one local school corporation ranking above the state rate trend.  According to the Indiana Department of...
A carport area gives those who recycle a place to sort their items before placing them in the correct recycling bins.
With the looming date of the Town of Winamac garbage and recycling contract expiring on March 1, many residents may be wondering what options they have.  The Winamac council has been discussing whether the price of recycling is worth it as they are finding out a large amount of what was thought to...
More than $89,000 in delinquent bills has the Francesville Town Council members reviewing their policies. With the new year, the Town of Francesville welcomed two new council members, Sydney Cole and Lynn Johns, and a new town clerk-treasurer, Cathy Elston. As past actions were reviewed it was...
One of the reasons the Winamac Town Council has decided to no longer pay for recycling pickup is because the recycling is contaminated with nonrecyclable items.
Winamac Town Council members are hearing the concerns of some residents who are opposed to the town no longer offering recycling. Council members took time during a regular meeting on Jan. 14 to hear from Brian and MacKenzie Ledley, who are disappointed that the recycling will end in March when the...
The Pulaski County Historical Society has a new home on Monticello Street.
A long-time dream of the Pulaski County Historical Society has become a reality as the society members celebrated the opening of their new building.  The Pulaski County Historical Society held a grand opening on Dec. 1 for the new museum that has been in the works the last several years. The new...
The Winamac Athletic Council is proud to announce the Hall of Fame Class of 2019. The three new members will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Jan. 25, when the Winamac Warriors host the West Central Trojans.  The induction ceremony will begin after the boys’ junior varsity game,...
This is the first in a series of articles that will be published regarding the Pulaski County Courthouse.
It’s said that history repeats itself and so is the case of the Pulaski County Courthouse.  On Dec. 10, Pulaski County Maintenance Director Jeff Johnston introduced a plan to county officials and the public to demolish the courthouse and build an addition to the justice center. Since then the...
A Winamac man was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Jan. 8.
The life of a Winamac man was taken as two semis collided on U.S. 421 on Jan. 8.  Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 421 and CR 600 S., just south of Francesville before 11:32 a.m.  Ronald Mark Vititoe, 72, was pronounced dead at the scene after the semi he was...

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