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Trick or Treat Hours 2014

Trick or Treat Hours 2014: Friday, Oct. 31 Hamlet – 5:30-7 p.m. CT Knox – 5:30-7 p.m. CT followed by costume judging and refreshments at Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center, sponsored by ABATE and the City of Knox. North Judson – 5 p.m.-7 p..m. CT Culver – 5-7 p.m. ET Medaryville – 5-7 p.m. ET. […]

Knox City Council to Consider Dumpster Ordinance

The Knox City Council members will soon be putting together a dumpster ordinance. Several complaints have been received concerning the placement and longevity of dumpsters at a locations throughout the city. The council members will fashion an ordinance that is suited to the needs of the city to regulate the use of the containers. City […]

Knox Street Department Keeping Busy

Knox Street Superintendent Jeff Borg told the Board of Public Works this week that the leaf pick-up program is keeping the employees busy. He added that the department is gearing up for the winter season. The first order of road salt should be placed at the first of December but the supply the city has […]

Russell Prosser Convicted in Marshall County Trial

A Marshall County jury convicted a defendant on several charges in a two-day trial in Marshall County Superior Court. The jury members deliberated over three hours and found Russell Prosser guilty on one count of possession of stolen property, one count of resisting law enforcement, four counts of unauthorized entry of motor vehicles and four […]

Sentencing Hearing Set for Jeremy Rowe

A defendant in an incident in January of 2012 where a man was robbed, ordered to a bank at gunpoint and severely beaten appeared in Starke Circuit Court yesterday for a status hearing. Jeremy Rowe has pleaded guilty in a plea agreement with the state to charges of burglary and receiving stolen property in his […]

Starke County Election Board Discusses Political Signs, Travel Board Votes

The Starke County Election Board discussed political sign disclaimers during their meeting Thursday afternoon. A written complaint was filed by Tammie Taulbee, a Knox School Board candidate, that four candidates did not have disclaimers on their signs placed in public areas promoting their candidacy for the General Election. It is law that a disclaimer be […]

Ancilla College and Local Businesses Team up for Student Internships

Ancilla College is offering students hands on training and real life experience internship opportunities with local businesses. Students will have the chance to go out and work in positions they are interested in to see if they like it. Ancilla College Professor Kristin Korcha says the college is taking the right steps to help students […]

Trick-or-Treat Night at the Pulaski County Justice Center

The staff at the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department had so much fun with last week’s trick-or-treat event at the justice center last week that they’re going to do it again tonight! Sheriff Michael Gayer said the event last week was held in conjunction with the Halloween event at the Tippecanoe River State Park north of […]

Accused Serial Killer Enters Not Guilty Plea

The Gary man police there say confessed to killing seven women, including a Knox native, has pleaded not guilty in connection with two of the homicides. Darren Vann, 43, has been formally charged in the deaths of Afrika Hardy, whose body was found in a Hammond motel room on Oct. 17th, and Anith Jones, who […]

Purdue University Shooter Found Dead in Prison Cell

The man convicted of killing a Purdue University student in January at the West Lafayette campus was found dead in his cell at the state prison in Michigan City last night, according to Indiana State Prison officials. An autopsy is scheduled for Cody Cousins, 24.

Conservation Officers Arrest Mishawaka Man in LaPorte County

A Mishawaka man faces illegal hunting and drug charges in LaPorte County. Indiana Conservation Officers reportedly saw Jason Nehring, 39, shinning a spotlight in a field near the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area in search of deer Tuesday night.

Two Sentenced in Starke Circuit Court

Two defendants were sentenced in Starke Circuit Court on Wednesday. Carter Scutchfield pleaded guilty to an amended charge of receiving stolen auto parts as a Class D felony. The sentence was presented as an agreed recommendation to Judge Kim Hall. Per that recommendation, Scutchfield was sentenced to 26 months in the Indiana Department of Corrections […]

Jefferson Street Bridge Work Continues

Work on the Jefferson Street bridge in Plymouth is nearing completion. Crews from Beer and Slabaugh have finished the west end of the bridge and the east end is about half done. Marshall County Supervisor of Highways Jason Peters told WKVI News that less work needs to be done on the east side of the […]

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