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Lisa Stalbaum

Funeral services for 54 year old Lisa Stalbaum of San Pierre are Tuesday, December 2nd at 10am at the Boersma Funeral Home in Wheatfield.  Visitation is Monday, December 1st from 3 to 7 PM at the Boersma Funeral Home in Wheatfield.  Memorials may be given to the Breast Cancer Society.

Richard C. Duttlinger

Funeral services for 69 year old Richard C. Duttlinger of Wheatfield are Monday, December 1st at 10am at the Sorrowful Mother Catholic Church.  Visitation is Sunday, November 30th from 1 to 7 PM at the Boersma Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Food Pantry.

William J. Fishback

Funeral services for 47 year old William J. Fishback of Rochester are Saturday, November 29th at 12:30 PM EDT at St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church in Culver.  Visitation is Friday, November 28th from 2-4 and 6-8PM EDT at the Odom Funeral Home in Culver.

Randy L. Buchanan

No Funeral services are scheduled for 57 year old Randy L. Buchanan formerly of Winamac who passed away Wednesday, November 26th in Ocala, Florida.

Rex A. Harness

Graveside services for 52 year old Rex A. Harness of Leiters Ford are Saturday, November 29th following his visitation at 4PM EDT. Visitation is Saturday November 29th from 1-4 PM EDT at the House of Prayer in Plymouth.  The Odom Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

From The EastWing, Studying For The Test, IRS & ObamaCare & Emails Lost, Laying Tile & Paying The Price, A Time For Everything, Buffalo Snow & Mama’s One Lane Sidewalk, The Birthday Party

Sorry for the late post, time got away. ld Greeting to all and welcome new friends to the EastWing. For those who inquired as to where I was last Sunday evening, I thank you for asking. The truth be known, I was up to my eyes in final testing for the annual educational compliance requirements […]

Frank Joseph Kida, Sr.

Funeral services for Frank Joseph Kida, Sr., 71, of North Judson, Indiana are Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. CT at SS Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in North Judson.  Visitation is Friday, Nov 28, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT with a 7:30 p.m. CT Rosary service at the O’Donnell Funeral […]

Judge Appoints Recount Commission Members

Starke Circuit Judge Kim Hall has appointed a three-member recount commission to review the votes cast in two recent General Election contests. A petition seeking a recount was filed in the fourth district council race on behalf of Republican Don White, who lost to Democrat Pamela Stalbaum by two votes in the race to succeed […]

Marshall County Police Investigating Residential Burglary

The Marshall County Police Department is investigating a recent burglary at a home in the 17000 block of 12th Road. Sometime between 6 and 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 someone broke into the residence and stole two diamond rings and currency, according to the property owner. Anyone with information about the theft is asked […]

Unemployment Dips Slightly in October

Unemployment slipped a little in October for Starke County, but still remains low compared to previous reports. In all, 77 counties saw a slide in unemployment in October. Starke County had an October unemployment rate of 6.1 percent. The percentage fell two points in October. Starke County is ranked 15th in the state.

Knox City Council Approves Funds for Shell Building

Money has been earmarked for the construction of a shell building in the Knox Industrial Park. Starke County Economic Development Foundation Executive Director Charlie Weaver told the Knox City Council members last night that companies are looking for existing structures to move right into to start up their businesses. Weaver said companies don’t want to […]

Domestic Violence Defendant Sentenced to Probation

A man was sentenced to probation in a hearing in Starke Circuit Court Tuesday afternoon. William Jones pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to a charge of domestic battery as a Class D felony. Judge Kim Hall accepted the plea agreement and Jones was sentenced to 18 months in the Indiana Department […]

Pulaski County Employees Collect Food for Food Pantry

The employees in the government offices in Pulaski County are collecting food for the Pulaski County Human Services Food Pantry. Auditor Shelia Garling asked the commissioners for permission to place boxes in the courthouse to collect food for those who are less fortunate this holiday season. A box is located in the courthouse and in […]

Marshall County Commissioners Split Cost of Conduit with Plymouth

The Marshall County Metronet project is drawing to a close. The commissioners last week approved a payment agreement between the county and the City of Plymouth for shared conduit installation. The county is to pay half of the cost of the installation and handholds on Lincolnway to State Road 17 on Pioneer Drive, Pioneer Drive […]

Pulaski County CDC Director Discusses Initiation of Redevelopment Commission

Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer brought forth the idea of a redevelopment commission to the county commissioners during their recent meeting. Origer explained that there are opportunities the county could be missing out on without a redevelopment commission. “It allows basically two important things that we cannot do right now,” said […]

Federal, State and Local Government Offices Observe Thanksgiving Holiday

Federal, state and local government offices are all closed tomorrow in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Many are also closed on Friday, so keep that in mind if you’ve got business to tend. Your best bet is to call first. In Knox, Thursday’s trash pickup route will be run on Friday instead this week. Also, […]

Historically Low Gas Prices Await Holiday Travelers

Hitting the road this holiday weekend will not put as big a pinch on your pocketbook. Gas prices are at their lowest level in five years, according to AAA Hoosier Motor Club. That’s good news for the 43.1 million travelers planning to drive more than 50 miles from home. That’s the highest projected travel volume […]

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