Pulaski County

“You’re a monster. How could you do this to us?”  Those two sentences were the last thing Ross Stacy heard from his sister as he was ushered out of circuit court Monday afternoon after his sentencing hearing.  His sister Anna Risner was one of a handful of people who gave their impact statement...
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...
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...
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...
In less than favorable conditions, community members and veterans lined the streets of downtown Winamac to pay tribute to America’s heroes.
See more photos of the area Veterans Day programs in the Pulaski County Journal, available in print and e-edition.
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members hired Dara Chezem as the new superintendent Monday evening.
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members welcomed a new superintendent during a regular meeting Monday evening.  The board hired Dara Chezem after months of discussion, preparation and interviewing of applicants as part of the hiring process.   Chezem is the assistant superintendent of...
State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) speaks with circuit court judge Mary Welker in her courtroom on Monday, Sept. 23, during a visit to the Pulaski County Courthouse in Winamac. Gutwein and Welker discussed his solution to fund renovations to the courthouse, which was recently added to Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered List.”
Funding for the courthouse renovations or removal could happen with little change to county taxes.  County officials have met several times to discuss the future of the courthouse and the problem has always been how to fund the project. The county commissioners and council members have been...
Renovations at the Monterey-Tippecanoe Public Library have made the space a little brighter and more energy efficient.
Monterey-Tippecanoe Public Library Director Renita Pothoff has seen a lot of changes happen to the library during her 45 years of working there.  She’s seen an addition being built and technology being incorporated along with too many book titles to name. Of the changes the newest renovations to...

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