Funeral arrangements for Isadore “Izzy” Podell Jr., 87, of Winamac, are pending at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Funeral arrangements for Robert E. Fisher, 74, of Francesville, are pending at Frain Mortuary in Winamac.
Funeral services for Wendi R. Pearson, 40, of Thayer, are Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Boersma Funeral Home in Wheatfield, with visitation there from 2 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
Funeral services for Douglas A. Bessette, 56, of San Pierre, are Sunday, Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Boersma Funeral Home in Wheatfield, with visitation there from noon until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
The Lake County Prosecutor’s Office has yet to file charges in the death of a former Knox resident believed to be the victim of a serial killer. Gary Police found the body of Kristine Williams, 36, in an abandoned house there Sunday night. She’s one of seven women police say Darren Vann, 43, of Gary, […]
A Francesville man died as results of injuries sustained in a Wednesday afternoon accident in Pulaski County. A Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department deputy responded to the intersection of County Road 1600 West and 600 South, about two miles southwest of Francesville. A delivery truck driven by Keegan McMindes, 25, was westbound on County Road 600 […]
No patients at IU Health Starke Hospital or at IU Health LaPorte Hospital have been diagnosed or treated for Ebola, but the staff is taking steps to protect patients, visitors, team members and the community at large. As part of the state’s largest academic medical center, IU Health will network with professionals to help prepare […]
Petition papers to save the Pleasant View Rest Home in Pulaski County have been distributed around Winamac. Funding for the county home was eliminated by Pulaski County Council members during their meeting last week by a majority vote. Pleasant View Rest Home Board President Bob White told WKVI News that if residents are in support […]
A jury trial has concluded in Starke Circuit Court. Curtis DeVries was found not guilty on a charge of burglary, but he was found guilty on a lesser included offense of residential entry, a Class D felony. The jury also found DeVries guilty on a charge of criminal mischief as a Class A misdemeanor. The […]
A Plymouth woman was arrested this week after an investigation into an unauthorized use of a credit card. The investigation started on Thursday, Oct. 9 when Plymouth Police Department officers received a call from the victim who told police that transactions in excess of $1,000 were charged to the victim’s debit/credit card in a three […]
Residents looking to rid their properties of leaves this fall may have some questions about burning in Starke County. If you live within Knox city limits, you are not allowed to burn leaves.
Ancilla College has added a new scholarship in memory of Jim and Mary Neu. Daughters Mary Neu-Stoppelman and Nancy Swanson originated an endowed scholarship to honor their parents and to create educational opportunities for local students.
Marshall County Attorney Jim Clevenger told the commissioners this week that the paperwork for the Metronet project is complete. There were some endorsements and fees that were added to the paperwork that couldn’t be avoided. The conduit installation is nearly finished. The bonds for the jail project were closed on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The lease […]
The Oregon-Davis School Board members accepted a $5,000 donation from the Starke County Economic Development Foundation. Superintendent Greg Briles said the money will be used toward the school’s engineering component in Project Lead the Way.
An award-winning country music artist will perform Sunday in Starke County. Kali Rose is the 2013 Inspirational Country Entertainer of the Year. She will give a free performance at Hamlet United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. CDT to kick off the new Women Anchored in Hope ministry. Founder and President Kathleen Davidson says addiction is […]
The annual Hoosier Valley Railroad Museum Halloween Train leaves the station tomorrow evening. It features a three-hour trip beginning at 4 p.m. CT from North Judson to LaCrosse and includes a “Not-So-Scary Animal Show” presented by Silly Safari Shows.
The Pulaski County Sheriff’s office will host a trick or treat event tomorrow night. A contest with prizes for the top three costumes will be offered.
A funeral mass for John E. Miller, 96, of Pulaski, will take place Monday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. EDT at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski. Visitation is Sunday, Oct. 26 from 2 until 5 p.m. EDT at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski.
No services are scheduled for John D. “Jack” Carey II, 72, of Knox. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Joseph Pizzo, 92, of Koontz Lake, are Saturday, Oct. 25 at 12 p.m. CDT at St. Dominics Church of Koontz Lake. Visitation is Saturday from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at the Rannells Funeral Home Koontz Lake Chapel.