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Starke County Sheriff’s Department Incidents 10/13/14 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Starke County EMS and Bass Lake Fire Department First Responders were dispatched to a report of a vehicle in a ditch on U.S. 35 at 800 South by the Seventh Day Church. 10/13/14 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department was called to a […]

Two People Injured in Monday Afternoon Accident

Two people were injured in an accident in North Judson on Monday afternoon. Starke County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the intersection of County Road 625 South and County Road 300 West where they found that a vehicle had failed to yield to the right of way. The other vehicle was struck as it was traveling […]

From The EastWing, Ebola Fears, Loving The Fall, Proboscis Drawing Blood, The Hummingbirds Say Goodbye, The Man Cat Assumes The Role.

Greeting to all and welcome new friends to the EastWing. Every news cast on every channel along with all print media and talk radio lead every opening broadcast with Ebola horror stories. WE DO NOT HAVE AN EBOLA PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS IN THE UNITED STATES. We do have public concern because of a panic driven […]

Pursuit Ends With Crash, Arrest

A habitual traffic violator who is accused of fleeing from police Friday night in Marshall County faces numerous charges. A Marshall County Police patrolman tried to stop a pickup truck on Queen Road north of State Road 110 just before 10 p.m., according to a news release. The truck driver, later identified as Wayne Nichols, […]

Traffic Stop Ends With Warrant Arrest

A Friday night traffic stop in Marshall County for an equipment violation ended with a trip to jail after officers learned the driver was wanted in another county. A Marshall County Police Patrolman pulled a vehicle driven by Preston Smith over on Lincoln Highway near Tulip Road at 7:19 p.m. Smith was driving without having […]

Pulaski County Commissioners Could Hear Plea for County Home Tonight

Members of the Pleasant View Rest Home Board of Directors are expected to appear at the Pulaski County Commissioners meeting tonight to discuss the recent action by the county council members to eliminate the county home’s funding from the 2015 budget. Board President Bob White told WKVI News last week that board members may appear […]

Starke County Council Sets Budget Adoptions

The Starke County Council will adopt budgets for several taxing units when they meet this evening. Their advance meeting agenda includes adoption of the county budget for the upcoming year as well as those for the Starke County Airport, Starke County Solid Waste and North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation.

Absentee Voting Picking up for General Election

Absentee voting is still available to those who will not be available to go to the polls on Election Day. Marshall County has recorded a total of 353 of absentee votes so far while Pulaski County has had 147 absentee voters. The Starke County Clerk’s office reported 272 walk-in voters and 60 mail-in votes. In […]

Oregon-Davis School Board to Consider Balanced Calendar

The Oregon-Davis School Board will be considering a balanced calendar during their meeting tonight. During their last meeting, Superintendent Greg Briles gave the board a couple of different calendars to study. Briles stated that the calenders are very similar in that they have 180 days of student instruction and 184 says for staff which is […]

Knox Comprehensive Plan Sessions Set for Wednesday

Two focus group sessions are planned this week to gather information from residents, merchants, community leaders and others to be part of the city of Knox’s comprehensive plan. Input from these sessions will help the city determine what types of improvements need to be made and strategies to make those improvements that have been deemed […]

Starke County Health Department Schedules Flu Shot Clinic

The Starke County Health Department will conduct a flu shot clinic on Wednesday afternoon in their office on the first floor of the courthouse. Vaccines will be available free of charge for children with Medicaid, no insurance or insurance that doesn’t cover shots. Adult flu shots cost $20. Call the health department at 574-772-9137 for […]

Pulaski County Council Tables Recorder’s Part-Time Hire Request

Pulaski County Recorder Christi Hoffa presented a request for a part time person in her office to help scan documents to include in the Doxpop system for title searches. Hoffa said that extra help could speed up the process that is currently being done in the office. “While we have a good amount of information […]

LaPorte Police Participating Special Enforcement This Week

LaPorte County police will be stepping up patrols this week for a traffic safety project called “Operation Stop Arm”. Sheriff’s deputies have partnered with Michigan City officers and Indiana State Police Troopers to make drivers more aware of school bus loading and unloading during this National School Bus Safety Week. Driver who disregard stopped buses […]

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