Indiana University Primary Care-Knox is celebrating its recent move into a new location with a Monday ribbon cutting and open house. Continue reading
A runaway teenage girl who gave the officer who picked her up the slip Thursday night is lodged in a juvenile treatment facility following an extensive, multi-agency search. Continue reading
Private services are scheduled for Mary E. Wallace, 98, of Michigan City, formerly of North Judson. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel in Michigan City is in charge of arrangements.
Funeral services for Boyd G. Back, 54, of Winamac, formerly of Knox, are Sunday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. at Little Dove Baptist Church in Toto. Visitation is Saturday, Nov. 14 from 4 until 8 p.m. at Braman & Son Memorial Chapel in Knox.
Speed and wet pavement contributed to a fatal crash in LaPorte County. It happened late Thursday morning on State Road 2 just west of State Road 39 in front of the LaPorte County Fairgrounds. Continue reading
Tippecanoe River State Park in Winamac is among several facilities scheduled to close next week for the first of two planned deer reduction hunts this season. Others include Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Harmonie, Lincoln, McCormick’s Creek, Ouabachie, Pokagon, Potato Creek, Prophetstown, Shades, Shakamak, Turkey Run and Whitewater Memorial. Continue reading
A memorial gathering for Jack Lynch will take place Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4 until 8 p.m. at the former Shore Club at Bass Lake. Donations may be made to the Jack and Peggy Lynch Scholarship Fund at Ancilla College or the Starke County Economic Development Foundation.
A high wind warning is in effect for our area until late tonight. South winds are expected to veer southwest and rapidly increase this morning. By afternoon they will become west, according to the National Weather Service. Sustained wind speeds of between 25 and 40 miles per hour are expected, with widespread gusts of 50 to 55 miles per hour. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Republican Party has chosen a new county clerk to serve the remainder of Tasha Foerg’s term. She’s moving out of the area and resigning from that job at the end of the year. Continue reading
The City of Knox is still picking up leaves as resources allow. Mayor Rick Chambers says they will continue to do so until it snows. Leaves should be placed in a long row along the side of the street in front of homes so they can be vacuumed up easily. Don’t place them in alleys, and do not bag them. Branches and limbs should be separated so they can also be collected. Continue reading
Downtown Hamlet has taken on a festive look for fall, thanks to several generous donors and volunteers. Jack Awald Farms provided corn and bales of straw, Randy Burch Farms donated corn stalks, and Matt Lawrence contributed the pumpkins used around town. Continue reading
The St. Thomas Aquinas Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society embarked on a Thanksgiving project this week, to help those in need in order to have a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner. The Conference is donating 10 $100 gift cards to needy families to purchase the turkey and all the trimmings. Continue reading
A memorial service for Beverly Morgan, 66, of Knox, will take place Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Knox. M.C. Smith Funeral Home in Knox is in charge of arrangements.
A memorial service for Bobetta L. Washburn Ruhnow, 86, of Culver, will take place Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. EST at Wesley United Methodist Church in Culver, with visitation there from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Odom Funeral Home in Culver is in charge of arrangements.
A Knox family’s dream of expanding their business is coming true, thanks to the combined efforts of local officials. The Triska family broke ground yesterday on a new building for Traffic Control Specialists, Inc. in the Knox Industrial Park. Continue reading
Officers from the Knox Police Department will patrol the downtown area on foot from midnight until 2 a.m. each Friday and Saturday night, weather permitting. Continue reading
Blustery southwest winds are possible throughout the day. They’re expected to increase in speed and intensity into the overnight hours. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind advisory for tomorrow morning into Friday in anticipation of sustained winds of at least 40 miles per hour or gusts of 58 miles per hour or more. Continue reading
The WKVI staff raised more than $230 for World Hunger Relief, thanks to the generosity of Knox Pizza Hut patrons. Continue reading
A Funeral Mass for Jean Marie Houin, 69, of Winamac, will take place Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m. EST at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac. Visitation is Thursday, November 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. EST at Frain Mortuary. Memorials may be given to the American Lung Association or to the Pulaski County Community Foundation for the Early D. Roudebush Scholarship Fund.
Funeral arrangements for Frederick W. “Fred” Fishtorn, 36, of Winamac, are Saturday, November 14th at 1:00 p.m. EST at Frain Mortuary in Winamac. Visitation is Saturday, November 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST at Frain Mortuary. Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to aid with expenses.