Secretary of State Encourages Hoosiers to Go to the Polls This Election Day

IN_Secretary_of_State_Connie_Lawson_-_PhotographSecretary of State Connie Lawson is encouraging Hoosiers to vote during the May 3rd primary election.

Lawson’s offices compile voting data by county and measure changes in voter behavior year-to-year. Primary elections typically see lower turnout than the November General Election, but often decide the candidates moving onto the next step of their campaign.

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Knox Police Department, DCS to Host Drug Awareness Program

drugsThe Knox Police Department and Indiana Department of Child Services are teaming up to raise awareness of drug abuse issues in the community.

They’re hosting a free community program at 6 p.m. tonight at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center in downtown Knox. It will address drug recognition, physical signs of drug abuse and treatment programs available within the community. Continue reading

SCCF Preschool Fair Scheduled Tomorrow Evening

abc-blocksParents of preschool-age Starke County children can take advantage of a one-stop shop tomorrow night at the 3rd Annual Starke County Community Foundation Preschool Fair. Development Director Sarah Origer says the goal is to increase awareness of how important preschool is.

“We encourage parents, grandparents, caregivers, the whole family, to come out for this preschool fair. I guarantee they will learn something new about offerings for young children in Starke County.” Continue reading

April Color Run To Support Starke County K-9

 An event coming up at the end of April is looking to support the Starke County K-9 Drug Unit.

The 4-H Color Me Green run/walk will take place at Wythogan Park in Knox on April 30th, and is designed to promote healthy lifestyles and activities in the Starke County community. Funds raised will benefit the Starke County Sheriff’s Department in a few ways.
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