Community Calendar

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Wednesday, August 17

Coffee and Conversation, Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Nutrition Program, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Fun Science, Homeschoolers at the Library, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 2 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

After school board games, Pulaski County Public Library, 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Broasted Wings, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Thursday, August 18

Morgan Public Auction, Olson Auctions, 10 a.m., 3722 E. Co. Rd. 900 S., Walton.

Toddler Legos, Pulaski County Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-9 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester.

Francesville Farmers Market, 5-7 p.m., Downtown Gazebo.

Bingo, Washington Township Fire Department, 6:30 p.m. central time, corner of State Rd. 23 and Division Rd., Knox.

Friday, August 19

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-10 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester, $4 a game with free shoe rental.

Fish and Shrimp Dinner, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 4-7 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Saturday, August 20

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Winamac Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, Courthouse Square.

Golf Outing, Winamac Athletics Boosters, 10 a.m., Moss Creek, 3600 County Rd., S. 300 W., Winamac.

Bread of Life, Star City United Methodist Church, 10-11 a.m., Only Pulaski County residents are eligible. Please provide your own boxes and baskets for the items.

7th Annual Round Barn Car, Truck, Bike, and Tractor Show, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fulton County Historical Society Grounds, 4 miles north of Rochester on US 31 and CR 375 N., www.fultoncountyhistory.org.

Registration for the 7th Annual Round Barn Car, Truck, Bike, and Tractor Show, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Fulton County Historical Society Grounds, 4 miles north of Rochester on US 31 and CR 375 N., www.fultoncountyhistory.org.

Registration for The Michael Shorter Memorial Ride, noon-2 p.m., Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Music at the 7th Annual Round Barn Car, Truck, Bike, and Tractor Show, 1-3 p.m., Fulton County Historical Society Grounds, 4 miles north of Rochester on US 31 and CR 375 N., www.fultoncountyhistory.org.

Kickstands Up for The Michael Shorter Memorial Ride, 2:15 p.m., Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-10 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester, Rock City starts at 10:30 p.m.

Pollock Sandwich, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Big Ass Raffle, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 7 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Sunday, August 21

Open Bowling, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 3-8 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester.

Monday, August 22

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Lego Builders, Pulaski County Public Library, 3:30-6 p.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Line Dancing and Lessons, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 6-9 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Tuesday, August 23

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Toddler Tuesdays and Story time, Pulaski County Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Line Dancing and Lessons, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 7-9 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Wednesday, August 24

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Coffee and Conversation, Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Glitter Jar Craft, Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m. until supplies are gone, 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Indiana Invasive Plants, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

After school board games, Pulaski County Public Library, 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Broasted Wings, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Thursday, August 25

Consignments Taken, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Toddler Legos, Pulaski County Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Back to School Bash, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 4 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Open House, Pulaski County Public Library, 4-6 p.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Francesville Farmers Market, 5-7 p.m., Downtown Gazebo.

Bingo, Washington Township Fire Department, 6:30 p.m. central time, corner of State Rd. 23 and Division Rd., Knox.

Friday, August 26

Applications Due for Police Officer, Winamac Police Department, can be hand-delivered or mailed to Winamac Police Department, Attn: Chief Campbell, 120 W. Main St., Winamac.

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction Begins, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Inspection Day, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Frog Legs, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 4-7 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Jeep Duck-in Event, Winamac Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 6-9 p.m., 1109 S. Monticello St., Winamac.

Saturday, August 27

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Last Day Kids Bowl Free, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, Old U.S. 31, Rochester, www.kidsbowlfree.com/country.

Youth Registration, Country Lanes Bowling Alley, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Old U.S. 31, Rochester.

Winamac Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-noon, Courthouse Square.

Story Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Benefit Paddle Party, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Gone in 60 Seconds, Movie in the Park, 8:30 p.m. CDT, Wythogan Park, Knox.

Free movie in the park, dusk, Winamac Town Park, 262 E. Old State Rd. 14, Winamac.

Sunday, August 28

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

 Monday, August 29

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Zak’s Tech Time, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 10 a.m.-noon, 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Lego Builders, Pulaski County Public Library, 3:30-6 p.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Library Board Meeting, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 6 p.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Line Dancing and Lessons, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 6-9 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Tuesday, August 30

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Toddler Tuesdays and Story time, Pulaski County Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Line Dancing and Lessons, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 7-9 p.m., 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

 Wednesday, August 31

Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction Ends, Olson Auctions, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Coffee and Conversation, Pulaski County Public Library, 10 a.m., 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Back to the Past, Kewanna Union Township Public Library, 11 a.m., 210 E. Main St., Kewanna.

Proposals Open, North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation, 11 a.m. CST, 801 Campbell Dr., North Judson, 1995 53 ft enclosed tractor trailer and Massey Ferguson yard tractor.

After school board games, Pulaski County Public Library, 121 S. Riverside Dr., Winamac. 

Broasted Wings, Winamac VFW Post 1728, 1066 S. U.S. 35, Winamac.

Thursday, September 1

Buyer Pickup, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Bingo, Washington Township Fire Department, 6:30 p.m. central time, corner of State Rd. 23 and Division Rd., Knox.

Friday, September 2

Buyer Pickup, Olson Auctions Consignment Hibid Online Only Auction, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 259 S. 700 W., Winamac, www.olsonauctions.hibid.com.

Saturday, September 3

Port-A-Pit Chicken, Boy Scout Troop 229, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., NAPA parking lot, 800 N. Riverside Dr., Winamac.

Monday, September 5

Labor Day

Saturday, September 10

Golden Anniversary Bash for employees and immediate family members, BraunAbility, 4-9 p.m., 631 W. 11th St., Winamac.

Fall Bash, featuring Rock America, Concert in the Park, 6-9 p.m. CDT, Wythogan Park, Knox.

Golden Anniversary Bash for Winamac community members, BraunAbility, 7-9 p.m., 631 W. 11th St., Winamac.

Sunday, January 15

Farm Toy Show, Northern Indiana Power from the Past, Winamac Town Park, www.winamacpowershow.com.

Local Food Pantries

Pulaski County Human Services Food Pantry hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday by curbside pickup. Call 574-946-6500 to schedule pickup or come to 115 W. Pearl St., Winamac, and ring the bell.

Winamac Nazarene Church Neighbor to Neighbor Compassionate Ministries food pantry is open, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Monday, at 514 E. 13th St., Winamac, west of the PMH ER entrance. Bring a box or laundry basket, wear a mask and wait in your vehicle. Call 574-946-7637.

Star City United Methodist Church hosts the Bread of Life Food Pantry every third Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Only Pulaski County residents are eligible. Please provide your own boxes and baskets for the items.

Volunteer Opportunities

VFW Post 1728: Would you like to serve the Veterans that served you? Volunteer as your schedule allows! Let us know when you would like to volunteer. We would appreciate the help. 

The Winamac Volunteer Fire Department is looking for volunteers to serve on the fire department. Applications can be picked up at the Winamac Town Hall, Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, 120 W. Main St., Winamac.

Monthly Meetings

REACT meetings are held the first Monday of the month at the Pulaski Memorial Hospital boardroom at 7 p.m.

North Central Indiana Quail Forever meets the first Tuesday of each month at Poblanos in Winamac from 7-8 p.m.

The Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park group meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m., at the state park.

Monterey Town Council meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m., at 7033 N. Walnut St., Monterey.

The Pulaski County Soil and Water Conservation District meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. in the break room of the USDA Service Center.

The Pulaski County Drug Free Council meets the second Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m., at Bethel Bible Church, 6968 W. SR 14, Winamac. The public is encouraged to attend. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/pulaskidrugfree.

The Pulaski County Library hosts a book club on the second Friday of each month at 2:30. To sign up, call the library at 574-946-3432.

What’s going on at the Pulaski County Public Library?

Make a Glitter Jar on Wednesday, August 24. Drop in at 10 a.m. to enjoy both the craft and the weekly Coffee & Conversation program. The craft will also be available later in the day while supplies last.

Save the date for the Pulaski County Public Library Open House on Thursday, August 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. If you haven’t been in the library since 2020, this will be a great opportunity to come and see all the improvements the library has made, including the additions of the teen room, café/lounge, and Delores “Dee” Galbreath local history room. There will be giveaways of exclusive PCPL items, and Sunrise Harvest Farm will be on-hand with refreshments in their food truck, Ole Blue. This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Kids can build whatever they can imagine using Legos at Lego Builders on Mondays from 3:30 to 6 p.m.

Come in for Story time and activities for toddlers on Toddler Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

On Wednesdays at 10 a.m., the library hosts an informal Coffee & Conversation gathering in the café/lounge. Coffee is provided, and participants are welcome to bring their own drinks as well. All are welcome.

The library’s collection of Board Games for all ages is available on Wednesdays after school.

On Thursday mornings at 10:30, Duplo bricks and larger blocks are available for toddlers to play with at Toddler Legos. Tunnels are also set out in the children’s area for toddlers to crawl through.

The library will have its booth at the Farmers Market in downtown Winamac on the first two Saturdays in August.

The library is excited to announce its newest digital service, Kanopy. Kanopy is a new library service that allows you to stream movies and TV shows with your library card. The collection contains over 30,000 titles that inspire, entertain, and enrich. Visit the library website to learn more and get started.

Register your child to receive one free book a month from birth to their fifth birthday from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library by signing up online at www.imaginationlibrary.com. Call the Pulaski County Public Library at 574-946-3432 with any questions. Want to help support at a local level? Mail your donation check to Arrowhead RC&D, PO Box 196, Winamac, IN 46996.

What’s going on at the Kewanna Union Township Public Library? 

Coffee & Tea Time is held at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning. Plan to attend our Coffee at Tea Time enjoying time with your neighbors and friends and then stay for Back to the Past “Kewanna”.

Furs and More, Thursday, August 18 at 5 p.m. Mick Perry from the Friends of the Tippecanoe River State Park will be presenting “Furs and More” on Thursday, August 18. Join us for a great time learning about wild animals found in our area.

Invasive Plants of Indiana, Wednesday, August 24 at 11 a.m. Farmers and land owners will not want to miss this informative program. Mandi Glanz, Regional Specialist for Northwest Indiana, will be presenting a program on “Invasive Plants in Indiana” on Wednesday, August 24. Mandi is working with the Indiana Invasives Initiative to help develop strong Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas that will help conserve land for future generations.

Back to School Bash, Thursday, August 25 at 4 p.m. Celebrate a new school year at the Back to School Bash at the Kewanna Union Township Public Library. Join your friends for games, crafts, food, fun, and more!

Back to the Past “Our Kewanna,” Wednesday, August 31 at 11 a.m. Local historian, Bob Clyde, will continue his discussion of the history of Kewanna at the Kewanna-Union Township Public Library. Back to the Past is held on the last Wednesday of the month.

Teens N Tweens every Tuesday at 4 p.m. 

Coffee and Tea Time every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Lego Club every Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Kids Night every Thursday at 4 p.m.

Euchre Night every Thursday from 5:30-8 p.m.

Back to the Past is held on the last Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m.

Notices

Pulaski County Human Services and Northwest Indiana Community Action are pleased to announce Meals On Wheels of Northwest Indiana is the new caterer for senior meals at both of the centers. If you are 60 or older, order your meal today, Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Arrowhead Country Public Transit Pulaski County Human Services operates 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 574-946-6500.

Contact Pulaski County Human Services at 574-946-6500 to take part in the Energy Assistance Program. Rent or other assistance applications are available at Pulaski County Human Services.

Retire your flag with honor by bringing it to Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory chapels in Royal Center, Kewanna and Logansport. Your flag will honor a veteran by being draped across them at the time of cremation.

Free pregnancy tests are available at the Health Department. Tests are available for individuals who need an official confirmation for insurance purposes, or for individuals who just need/want a free test. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by calling 574-946-6080.

Contact the Pulaski County Health Department at 574-946-6080 or email akeller@pulaskicounty.in.gov for information on receiving your free Narcan kit, while supplies last.

Find out if your child qualifies for the high-quality pre-K program On My Way Pre-K by calling 1-800-299-1627 or visiting www.onmywayprek.org.

For more information about Alcoholics Anonymous call 574-242-2262 or 574-946-0389 or for more information about Al-Anon call 574-242-1604 or 574-270-0129.

If you have served active duty in the United States Armed Forces since Dec. 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving, you are eligible for membership in the American Legion. If interested, call 574-242-0836.

Did You Know?

When mail is forwarded to a new address, newspapers are only forwarded for 60 days! If you need to forward your mail at any time, please contact the Pulaski County Journal and Independent at 574-946-6628 prior to forwarding your mail so you do not miss an edition!

 

Pulaski County Journal

114 W. Main Street
Winamac, IN 46996

Office Number: (574) 946-6628
Fax Number: (574) 946-7471

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