Winamac

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...
Taylor Jennings was crowned the 2020 Miss Pulaski County Sunday afternoon. Jennings’ court includes first runner-up Shalihn Compton, second runner-up Jenna Cords and Miss Congeniality Danni-Jo Rausch. The court posed with contestant Mahailia Dugan, 2019 Miss Pulaski County Jillian Brumm and contestant Ashlee Keller.
The contestants of the 2020 Miss Pulaski County pageant didn’t allow the lack of an audience to dim their shine as they took the stage Sunday afternoon.  The judges met with six contestants, Jenna Cords, Ashlee Keller, Mahailia Dugan, Taylor Jennings, Shalihn Compton and Danni-Jo Rausch, who were...
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...
A press release that was posted to social media, June 6, states Pulaski County has had its first COVID-19 related death.  It announced the individual was an adult male, who is older than 60 years old, and was hospitalized as a COVID-19 patient. The statement does not indicate what hospital he was...
A base has been created for a new surface in the toddler playground area and all the equipment has been removed for new pieces.
The Winamac Parks and Recreation Board met for a regular meeting on June 4 and were updated on a few projects.  Board president Jon Chapman informed the board on the status of the park shelter and restroom project and on the welcome island project at the back entrance of the park.  Chapman said the...

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Pulaski County Journal

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Winamac, IN 46996

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