Winamac

Creating a new access point off the river on the east side of the park was discussed by the parks and recreation board. The current access point is too steep to walk up safely.
Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members are preparing for 2021 and several ideas are being discussed.  The board members shared several of their thoughts during a meeting earlier this month. The ideas included finishing projects that are currently underway and a few new ones.  One of the first...
A few Winamac residents have been experiencing rusty water and the town is working to correct the problem.  The rusty water began when the new town wells began pumping water to the original water plant that was not designed for those wells. When the new well project was underway, the filter at the...
The main Winamac park will continue to have a tennis court after discussion with the community.
The main Winamac park will continue to have a tennis court after discussion with the community.  Winamac Parks and Recreation Board members met for a regular meeting on Oct. 1 to discuss the parks but also decide if the tennis court would be eliminated or moved to a new spot. The conversation of...
It appears the Pulaski County Health Department is discouraging trick-or-treating but it comes at a time when the state has reopened.  On Sept. 26, the state gave the green light to fully open while still following CDC guidelines and also wearing masks. The opening has caused some discussion as...
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...
Photo by Paul Hettinger
Now is a great time to visit the Pulaski County Farmers’ Market in Francesville and Winamac as fresh produce is being sold. Not only do the vendors offer produce but also barbecue sauce, headbands, coffee, honey and cookies. 
Winamac Town Council members are continually looking for ways to clean up the town and a few projects are underway. Council members recently approved to try a town cleanup that will be free to residents and a date has been set for the event. They are also looking at whether new ordinances can be...
The Kastens, Mike and Jenny, and historical society board members, Ryan Harrison, Kathi Thompson, Lin Morrison, Becky Dilts and Janet Onken, recently celebrated the selling of the opera house.
The Pulaski County Historical Society sold the historic Vurpillat Opera House building in downtown Winamac to Mike and Jenny Kasten. The closing took place Friday, July 17. The Kastens are owners of One-Eyed Jack’s, also in downtown Winamac. The building has been the property and a project of the...
The roof was constructed by July 20 and it appears the project is almost complete except that the inside of the restrooms are not ready.
The restroom/shelter project is almost complete and the overall project of the Winamac Parks and Recreation Board is well underway. The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board met during a special meeting on July 23 to discuss a change order of the project.   The restroom and shelter project not only...

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