The Starke County Commissioners will get monthly reports from the EMS director, county highway superintendent and economic development foundation executive director when they meet this evening. Other items on their agenda include establishment of a county maintenance director position, a request from the county building commissioner to re-plat Cedar Pointe Park and scheduling dates for the county tax sale. Deputy coroner Kris Rannells is also on the agenda for a follow-up on a coroner’s item. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the county annex building.
Written by Mary Perren
WKVI News Director Mary Perren is glad to be back home in northern Indiana and on the radio. She’s a North Judson native with more than 20 years of news experience. She’s worked in print and radio news in Indianapolis, Hopkinsville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn. and most recently in Winamac before taking over as news director for Kankakee Valley Broadcasting in February of 2013. Her work has been honored by the Associated Press, StateNets News Association, Curb Foundation, Hoosier State Press Association and IBA. When she’s not sitting in the anchor chair or chasing down news, Mary enjoys shopping for antiques, attending concerts and taking long walks and rides in her vintage Saab convertible, weather permitting. She’s also a hopelessly devoted Chicago Cubs fanatic who still cringes at the mention of Steve Garvey and Josh Beckett and maintains it wasn’t Steve Bartman’s fault.