Today's News

Charges Still Pending In Murder of Knox Woman

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, […]

Accident Claims Life of Francesville Man

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 […]

IU Health Staff Ready to Protect against Ebola

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 […]

Signatures Sought to Keep Pleasant View Rest Home Operational

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 […]

Plymouth Woman Arrested on Theft, Fraud Charges

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 […]

Metronet Project Nearly Finished, Jail Bond Paperwork Finalized

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 […]

O-D School Board Accepts $5,000 Donation

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.

Women Anchored in Hope Hosts Inspirational County Entertainer of the Year

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 […]

John E. Miller

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.