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Monterey Town Council members discussed changing a town ordinance regarding nuisances as an overgrown yard is causing a hazard.  Councilman Jim Fleury asked the council, during a regular meeting on Aug. 11, how many inches the weeds or grass can be before they send a letter to the property owners...
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members addressed a handful of changes regarding students being involved in sports and extracurricular activities.  School board members met during a regular meeting Monday evening to discuss extracurricular participation and COVID-19 policies for athletic...
Francesville Town Council members are weighing their options as they are facing several issues that can’t be easily fixed.  During a meeting on Aug. 3, the council voiced their frustration on the lack of cooperation from the county and the lack of power they have as a council.  The frustration is...
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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. 
Although the Pulaski County Council is looking to decrease income taxes, they haven’t discussed in detail how they are going to fund the courthouse project.  The council recently held a public hearing and a special meeting to discuss a decrease in income taxes. What they didn’t discuss was how the...
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is planning to purchase a new body scanner for the jail in hopes of better protecting staff and inmates.  Pulaski County Sheriff’s Detective Chris Schramm asked, during a regular commissioners’ meeting Monday evening, if the department could apply for a grant...
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...
Changes are being made as the county prepares for the possibility of solar farms being in the county.  Pulaski County Commissioners discussed a fee change being made to the county ordinance regarding fee schedules and also plans for the board of zoning appeals meeting that will be happening next...
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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