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The Pulaski Circuit Court was awarded grant funding from the Indiana Office of Court Services to implement a family treatment court. Family treatment courts are also referred to as special problem solving courts which are known, nationally, as the most effective court programs. These courts focus...
Many schools are beginning to reveal plans to open in the fall and several speculations have been made.  On July 6, the Eastern Pulaski Community and West Central school corporations shared a little of what the reopening plans include. Since then several speculations have been voiced some that are...
Makayla Dulin, Victoria Wildermuth, Taylor Jennings and Shailyn Day wave to well-wishers as they leave the school grounds after graduation for a parade through Winamac.
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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...
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...
Winamac Police Chief Mark Hoffman has stepped down as the chief effective June 23.  His resignation as chief was accepted during a special meeting of the town council. According to his letter to the council, he stepped down as the chief for personal reasons.  Hoffman was hired as the chief in March...
The budget hearings set at the beginning of last week, weren’t necessarily to advise the department heads of cuts but to gather information.  The council held two days of meetings, June 22 and 23, to discuss with department heads what they think they will need for 2021. Councilwoman Kathi Thompson...
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...
Francesville Town Marshal Doug Lee asked to move the police department office in an effort to make it more visible.  Lee spoke with the council during a regular meeting on June 16. He would like to move into another office as the room he is currently using for an office is more of a closet.  Lee...
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...

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