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Starke County Sheriff’s Department Incidents 2/24/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department responded to a vehicle versus deer crash on 500 South east of 600 West. 2/26/15 – The Starke County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle property damage accident at the intersection of 700 North and 500 East in Grovertown. 2/26/15 – The Starke […]

K9 Assists in Warrant Arrest in Medaryville

    Three people were arrested on Monday after officers attempted to take Eric Wireman into custody on a warrant. Officers received information that Eric Wireman, 31, was at 15385 W. 160 N. in Medaryville. He was wanted on a Starke County warrant for failure to appear. He did not appear in court on a […]

Marshall County Officials Upgrade to Watch Level Travel Advisory

The Marshall County Commissioners and EMA Director Clyde Avery have upgraded Marshall County to a “watch” level travel advisory. Snow, sleet and freezing rain will affect the morning commute to work and school. Snow covered and icy road conditions will cause hazardous driving conditions. Temperatures will increase in the afternoon which will cause the precipitation […]

Starke County Officials Planning Jail Grand Opening

Starke County officials are making plans for a May 22nd open house to celebrate the completion of the Starke County Sheriff’s Office and Detention Center. Contractors are putting final touches on the new facility east of Knox on State Road 8 and will have the building ready to turn over to the county by May […]

Starke County Commissioners Approve Jail Hiring, Bless Vehicle Purchases

Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin will hire two additional part-time jail officers for now in anticipation of the new jail opening in a few months. They may eventually be promoted to full-time once the facility is online and the county is housing more prisoners. Dulin is also looking to hire a part-time maintenance person for […]

Kentucky Man Arrested on Warrant in Pulaski County

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s K9 unit was instrumental in capturing a wanted felon. On Friday, Feb. 27, deputies from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department served an arrest warrant after receiving information that Donald Ray Fitch, 47, from Kentucky was living at a home south of Denham. When officers knocked on the door, Fitch refused to […]

Pulaski County Commissioners Discuss Revolving Loan Fund Request

The Pulaski County Commissioners discussed the last Revolving Loan Fund request until Pulaski County Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer revamps the process. Origer was before the commissioners last night with Sheila Jimenez, who requested a $10,000 loan for fixtures in order to open a new restaurant on Main Street in Winamac. Jimenez said […]

LaPaz Residents Speak out Against Ordinance Amendment

The Marshall County Commissioners held a public hearing Monday morning to take comments on the proposed ordinance amendment on the Commercial Overlay District. The ordinance encompasses all of Marshall County, but some LaPaz citizens spoke out about the ordinance as they’re worried about commercial development with the overpass on U.S. 6 and the new U.S. […]

Culver School Board Accepts Significant Donation

Funds promised in November of last year have received approval by the Culver School Board. The group reviewed donations to be received during their meeting last night. Among the donations was $50-thousand that will help with the start-up costs for Project Lead the Way. Funds were given by the Culver Redevelopment Commission.

Local Authorities Not Participating In Operation Pullover

A federally funded program that allows law enforcement officers to work additional hours will not be in use in Starke County this year. Operation Pull Over is designed to target areas that are considered problematic by enforcing traffic laws and seatbelt violations more aggressively. The Knox City Police Department oversaw the program’s operation last year […]

Sen. Donnelly Urges Decision on Clean DHS Funding

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly is urging members of the House of Representatives to approve appropriations for a federal department through September of this year. A stopgap bill designed to fund the Department of Homeland Security for one week passed the House on Friday evening. That followed a failed House vote to fund the DHS for […]

Downstate HIV Outbreak Brings Recommendations from Local Health Department

An HIV outbreak in downstate Indiana has state health officials responding. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, there have been 26 confirmed cases of the disease since mid-December. That same report says those cases find common ground in prescription drug and injection abuse.

Pulaski County Republican Caucus Selects District 4 Council Member

A new Pulaski County Council member was chosen by a Republican Party Caucus last week. Republican Chairman Blair Todd told WKVI News that former Pulaski County Commissioner Michael “Big Mike” Tiede was selected in a second round of voting to fill the District 4 seat vacated by Mick Tiede. Mick Tiede stepped down from his […]

Starke County Officials Preparing for Jail Opening

Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin will discuss the staffing needs for the new jail with the county commissioners when they meet this evening. The facility east of Knox on State Road 8 is scheduled to open in June and will house nearly twice as many inmates as the existing jail. The advance agenda for the […]

FAFSA Deadline Looming, Ancilla College Schedules Workshops

The clock is ticking for prospective college students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Ancilla College Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall encourages anyone who may be considering college next year to fill out the FAFSA. “There’s no age limit. There’s no income limit. You may not qualify for aid. You may […]

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