Pulaski County

An Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs grant may soon be helping small businesses in Pulaski County.  Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced that Pulaski County was one of 42 rural Hoosier communities to receive federal...
Several pickleball players attended the Winamac Parks and Recreation Board meeting on Sept. 3 to ask that the tennis court be turned into a permanent pickleball court.
Several individuals attended the Winamac Parks and Recreation Board meeting Sept. 3 to voice their wants in regards to another permanent pickleball court.  Pat Larkin was one of a handful of people who spoke on behalf of the pickleball players. Larkin said the group is willing to pay for the nets...
A leaky ceiling in the Pulaski Circuit Court is hopefully no more as the roof above it has been repaired.  Circuit court judge Mary Welker initiated the repairs as she was concerned with the health hazard it was causing. Welker previously obtained the quote for the repair and presented it to the...
Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals members again listened to the public in regards to the special exception application for a proposed solar panel project during a special meeting Monday evening.
Pulaski County Board of Zoning Appeals members again listened to the public in regards to the special exception application for a proposed solar panel project during a special meeting Monday evening.  The meeting that lasted three hours and 40 minutes started with public comment and then rebuttals...
Although the Pulaski County Council is looking to decrease income taxes, they haven’t discussed in detail how they are going to fund the courthouse project.  The council recently held a public hearing and a special meeting to discuss a decrease in income taxes. What they didn’t discuss was how the...
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is planning to purchase a new body scanner for the jail in hopes of better protecting staff and inmates.  Pulaski County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Schramm asked, during a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday evening, if the department could apply for a grant...
Members of the 4-H Royalty Court and the 4-H Royalty were announced Sunday afternoon. The court includes Taylor Clark, McKenzie Mitchell, Coy Field and Jaden Cords. The royalty this year are Tori Culp and Jenna Cords.
Although COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on 4-H fairs across the state, some traditions including the 4-H recognition program are continuing.  In Pulaski County, the program is held at the beginning of the fair to welcome visitors and also recognize those who have done the work including the 4-H members...
Several gathered to remember fallen officer Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Shadron K. Bassett during a ceremony on Friday. A mile of SR 39 is now renamed the Deputy Shadron K. Bassett Memorial Mile.
A mile of SR 39 will now be known as the Deputy Shadron K. Bassett Memorial Mile after a ceremony on Friday honoring the fallen deputy.   Bassett, 34, lost his life in a single-vehicle accident while responding to a call on Oct. 7, 2005. Bassett, who was a Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy, was...
Pulaski County Election Board members met on June 11 to discuss the steps to officially close the June 2 primary.  As part of the meeting, the board discussed what went well and what improvements need to be made. They also signed off on more than 30 rejected absentee ballots that could not be...
Four grants are being applied for by the county courts to save money and continue to offer beneficial programs.  Pulaski County Superior Court Judge Crystal Kocher approached the commissioners during a regular meeting, Monday morning, to obtain their support of the county applying for two grants....

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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