Graveside services for Denise Birk, 44, of Knox will be Tuesday, May 10th at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery in Knox. No visitation is scheduled. Memorial services may be given to Rannells Funeral Home.
A mock traffic accident will be staged at 1:30 this afternoon at Oregon-Davis High School. School resource officer John Kohles says multiple squad cars and possibly a Med-Flight helicopter will be taking part in the demonstration. It aims to remind students of the dangers of impaired driving, during the week leading up to prom.
A house fire last week in Knox appears to have been set deliberately. That’s according to an investigation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Starke County Sheriff’s Department. Continue reading →
Preliminary autopsy results indicate the North Judson man whose body was pulled from a ditch on Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area property Monday afternoon may have drowned. DNR Law Enforcement spokesman Shawn D. Brown says 22-year-old Stephen Argady had water in his lungs, and alcohol was detected in his system. Continue reading →
A memorial service for Julia Jane “Judy” Myers, 75, of Davis, Calif., formerly of Francesville, will take place Saturday, July 23 at 11 a.m. CDT at the Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Francesville.
Graveside services with full military honors for Russell David Allen, 74, of Killen, Texas, formerly of Monon, will take place Saturday, July 16 at Monon Cemetery. Frain Mortuary in Winamac is in charge of local arrangements.
Starke County voters who did not cast ballots during the absentee period will need to vote in their assigned precincts today.
Turnout has been healthy so far, according to officials with the Starke County Clerk’s Office. Absentee voting wrapped up yesterday at noon, with a total of 1,081 votes cast. Of those, 867 were in person, 160 were mailed in, 33 were cast by traveling board and one came from a military member. Continue reading →
Pulaski County is sporting a few contested races during today’s Primary Election, but one party has a few more.
Indiana is in the national spotlight for its role in nominating each party’s presidential candidate. Republicans Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich will square off in a dwindling number of races prior to the GOP convention. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton is facing Bernie Sanders.
Pulaski Memorial Hospital has taken steps to finance upgrades to its facilities.
Plans call for the expansion of the Rural Health Clinic and the replacement of the Specialist Clinic building. Officials with the hospital presented their plans to the Pulaski County Commissioners on Monday night. Continue reading →
The Starke County Commissioners may opt for quality over quantity when it comes to the comfort of courthouse staff in the proposed renovation plans. They’re in the midst of finalizing the bid packets for updates to the courthouse and renovations of the former jail across the street. Continue reading →
The results of today’s Argos school funding referendum could have an effect on the Culver Community Schools Corporation. Argos school officials have said that if the proposal to raise the property tax levy fails, the corporation would be forced to find ways to consolidate with other local school districts. Continue reading →
The Culver Community Schools Corporation’s Marketing Team continues working to get the corporation’s new brand out into the community. They’ve announced a new fundraiser to help pay for banners, signs, and other marketing materials with the new logos, as well as updates to the corporation’s website. Continue reading →
A local nonprofit organization is committed to helping children learn and grow through after school programs. Starke County Youth Club Program Director Melissa Smith says they are offered at all three elementary and middle schools in the county, along with Oregon-Davis High School. Continue reading →
Spring clean up dumpster days in the City of Knox are coming up next weekend. Residents will be able to dispose of large, bulky items not suitable for weekly trash pickup from Friday, May 13th through Sunday, May 15th. Continue reading →
Funeral services for Steven Garcia, 39, of Medaryville are Thursday, May 5th at 11:00 a.m. at Braman and Bailey Funeral Home in North Judson. Visitation is Wednesday, May 4th from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Braman and Bailey Funeral Home.