A celebration of life service for Sharon West, 64, of Knox, Indiana will be Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 at noon CT at the Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel. A gathering with the family will be Tuesday, Feb 2, 2015 from 11 a.m. to noon CT at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the […]
The Marshall County Safety Commission heard concerns about trains stopped at crossings which creates an issue when buses are transporting students to and from school. Cindy King from the John Glenn School Corporation said there are at least three instances a week where a train blocks a bus route for buses transporting students to school. […]
A skills gap is being blamed for the lack of progress in Indiana’s economic recovery. According to the Indiana Skills2Compete Coalition, career and technical education for youth and the lack of credential attainment among the state’s adult workforce, are needing attention. The Starke County Initiative for Lifelong Learning Center or SCILL Center, is ahead of […]
In response to a proposed increase in the minimum wage in Indiana, the Starke County Chamber of Commerce has decided to survey its membership. The survey, sent out earlier this week, asked member businesses their thoughts on Indiana’s current minimum wage rate of $7.25 per hour. While there are multiple proposals filed in Indianapolis, the […]
The process continues for developing a town convention in North Judson and Hamlet. The Starke County Election Board met on Tuesday to review additional plans for towns with a population under 3,500.
The Knox City Council approved a date for the annual fireworks celebration. Knox Mayor Rick Chambers said he had no phone calls at his office and only seven people responded to the question on WKVI’s Facebook page. According to the informal survey on Facebook, the majority picked Friday, July 3 for the fireworks celebration. Council […]
The Knox Board of Public Works discussed plans for a storm water system for the new addition to the Knox Elementary School. Andy Bearman from Commonwealth Engineers said that the addition will create an additional one percent rain-water run-off as a portion of the ground covered with grass will be dug up for the project. […]
Efforts that could potentially benefit Pulaski County’s economic development may have a difficult time gaining support in Indianapolis. Pulaski County Economic Development representatives say there is language in the Indiana Code restricting use of County Adjusted Gross Income Tax, or CAGIT funds. Those restrictions specify that monies generated through the tax are to be used […]
Plans are currently in the works to help ease the process for gaining a building permit in the Town of Culver.
One of Indiana’s U.S. Senator’s has released his annual report, and says it shows some of his legislative work over the previous year.
The Indiana State Police Polygraph Unit is now accredited. The unit was accredited by the Polygraph Law Enforcement Accreditation (PLEA). A polygraph unit monitors and records readings of the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems when a person is asked a series of carefully designed questions while attached to the unit. The person taking the test […]
Funeral services for Ronald N. Hennigar, 68, of North Judson, Indiana will be Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 at 7 p.m. CT at the O’Donnell Funeral Home in North Judson. Visitation is Friday, Jan. 30 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. CT at the funeral home.
Two Munster residents were arrested late Tuesday night after the driver of the vehicle got into a physical confrontation with the arresting officer. According to a release from the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department, a car driven by Travis Dade, 23, was traveling at 80 mph in a 55 mph zone. Sgt. Brett Swanson stopped the […]
Tax Tips are provided to you by H&R Block, for questions schedule an appointment with Michelle Bachtel at your local Knox H&R Block or reach them at 574-772-2316 Did you hear that tax refunds were going to be delayed until October? Yeah, that’s false. An article on a satirical website last fall fueled controversy that taxpayers […]
An Argos man walked away from a Tuesday morning vehicle versus train crash in Marshall County. Joshua Ramer, 33, was crossing the tracks on 18B and Dewberry Roads just before 11 a.m. in a 2005 Dodge pickup truck when the trailer he was pulling got stuck on the tracks. An eastbound Norfolk Southern train hit […]
The state of Indiana received approval yesterday to use an updated version of the consumer-driven Healthy Indiana Plan instead of Medicaid. The program is expected to offer healthcare to 350-thousand uninsured Hoosiers.
Candidates running for office in Starke County could be facing fines for not filing the appropriate financial disclosure forms. During Tuesday’s Starke County Election Commission meeting, filing CFA-4 forms was discussed as important due to laws implemented at the state level. There are three financial documents that need to be filed for a candidate to […]
A man who police say ran from the scene where a meth lab and stolen items were found was taken into custody. Jason E. Cooke, 35, of Plymouth was located and taken into custody by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department on Monday, Jan. 26. Cooke was later transported to the Starke County Jail and is […]
Five people were arrested Saturday, Jan. 24 after Winamac police received a complaint of high traffic and a smell at one of the Franklin Street apartment complex around 11:30 p.m. ET. A search warrant was obtained for 214 S. Franklin Apt. B. and where an active meth lab was allegedly found along with marijuana, prescription […]
Suspicious activity at the CVS in Culver led Indiana State Police to assist local police. Officers responded January 21st around 1 p.m. to the area of East Lake Shore Drive and Coolidge Street in Culver.