Less than a year after announcing plans to build a residence hall, Ancilla College is planning to add a second student housing facility. The school’s board of trustees voted unanimously to do so Monday. The first one opened in August and is booked beyond capacity. Continue reading
Search results for ""
NIPSCO customers may see an increase in their electric bills next year. The utility company has submitted a request to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to raise base rates. Continue reading
A state agency representing the interests of utility consumers is asking for residents’ thoughts about their utility bills. Continue reading
The West Central School Board adopted the 2016 budget when they met Thursday evening. Superintendent Don Street says it’s a total of $9.3 million. That includes $400,000 into the rainy day fund and a general fund budget of $6.4 million. West Central’s debt service budget is $797,000, and just over $1 million is allocated for capital projects. The corporation’s transportation budget is $574,000 and bus replacement is about $158,000. Continue reading
A couple of area agencies are recipients of adult guardianship grants from the Indiana Supreme Court. The matching funds were awarded to volunteer-based programs that serve seniors and incapacitated adults. Continue reading
The Town of North Judson will begin fall brush pickup on Monday. Brush piles should be placed along the side of the alley before Monday morning. Residents who do not have an alley should put their piles next to the street. They should only contain brush, not trash or other debris. Leaf pickup will occur later this year.
A funeral mass for Arlene M. Bridegroom, 68, of North Judson, will take place Monday, Oct. 5 at noon at SS Syril and Methodious Catholic Church in North Judson, with visitation from 9 a.m. until time to leave for the church at M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox.
Graveside services for Robert A. “Windy” Miller, 90, of Culver, are Saturday, Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. EDT at the Culver Masonic Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Guardian Angel Hospice in Kokomo. Odom Funeral Home in Culver is in charge of arrangements.
Among the settlement agreements discussed was with former Veterans Service Officer Terry Turner. An age discrimination claim was filed with the state civil rights commission following his termination on June 15th.
During Wednesday’s night’s joint session of the Pulaski County Council and County Commissioners, the issue was brought up with the intent of finding a solution in the near future.
The Starke County Election Board has set times for absentee voting heading into November’s General Election.
Board members met Thursday morning to review the resolution setting times for voters unable to cast a ballot on Election Day. Cost comparisons with previous elections were provided for review.
Pulaski County’s largest, and most expensive home has found itself with new owners.
The Braun Mansion, built in 1998 by Braun Corporation founder Ralph Braun, was put on the market for sale earlier this year. The listing price for the estate was $2.5-million.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Office has a new website. Continue reading
The price of groceries is up from last year. That’s according to the Indiana Farm Bureau’s fall market basket survey, which measures the total cost of 16 food items. Continue reading
The Starke County Historical Society is offering a special Christmas family photographic opportunity. Sessions can be scheduled at the home of former Gov. Henry F. Schricker on Main Street in Knox. It’s presently the county museum. Continue reading
Funeral services for Claire L. Connolly, 83, of Huntington, Ind., formerly of Winamac, are Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. EDT at Bethel Bible Church in Winamac, with visitation there Monday, Oct. 5 from 2 until 4 p.m. and 5 until 7 p.m. EDT and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be given to Bethel Bible Church in Winamac or Salamonie Church of the Brethren in Warren.
A LaPorte man is facing a couple of charges after allegedly threatening a family member with a knife.
Officers were called to the 300 block of Maple Avenue in LaPorte on Wednesday for a domestic incident. Officers arrived on scene around 11:40 a.m.
Enrollment continues to drop at the North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation. Continue reading
A joint session of the Pulaski County Commissioners and County Council took place Wednesday night. The goal was to review a matrix defining salaries for the County’s employees. Pulaski County has previously stated its goal of bringing compensation to a level that supports longevity.
The war on drugs begins at home. That’s the message a Valparaiso man whose 20-year-old daughter died of a heroin overdose in 2002 shared with a group of community members yesterday in Marshall County. Mann Spitler III became a certified prevention professional and discontinued his podiatry practice in 2006. Manna was his only child. He says she succumbed to peer pressure as a teenager and started using heroin. Spitler urges parents to take note of changes in their child’s appearance. He says bloodshot eyes, contracted or dilated pupils are signs of opiate use. Cocaine can also cause pupils to dilate. So can marijuana, but the whites of the eyes will be bloodshot as well. Continue reading
Not what you are looking for? Try searching for something else or visiting the sitemap.