The Pulaski County Election Board has decided to develop fines that may affect candidates for political office.
A few members of the board recently traveled to the Indiana Election Administrators Conference. Among the topics brought back for consideration is applying fines to candidates who may not file required financial paperwork by state deadlines. Continue reading →
It was the last meeting for a couple of members of the Knox City government.
New members of the Knox Common Council will be seated in January, making Tuesday night’s meeting the board’s last gathering. Knox Mayor Rick Chambers used the opportunity to say his goodbyes to the City’s department heads. Continue reading →
Indiana’s elected representatives in Washington are speaking out against a decision by the Obama Administration to reject the construction of the U.S. portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Continue reading →
A local school corporation has started the search for a new Superintendent.
North Judson-San Pierre announced on Monday that Lynn Johnson will be retiring from her position on December 31st of this year. Johnson has been vocal during her tenure as Superintendent about issues facing education in the Hoosier state.
The Starke County Election Board has set times for absentee voting heading into November’s General Election.
Board members met Thursday morning to review the resolution setting times for voters unable to cast a ballot on Election Day. Cost comparisons with previous elections were provided for review. Continue reading →
The Starke County Election Board has finalized the ballots for November’s General Election.
During their Monday morning meeting, the names slated to appear on the ballots were reviewed for Knox, North Judson, and Hamlet. Correct spelling was the primary concern, but the way in which the names appeared was also a concern for the board. Continue reading →
Plans are being developed after it was learned the Town of North Judson will be hosting a Town Convention.
The decision was handed down by the Starke County Clerk’s office after Jesiah Clemons’ paperwork to run for the North Judson Town Council’s Ward 2 seat as an Independent was rejected. Clemons had previously filed to run as a Republican for the seat, which was accepted by the County Clerk’s office. Continue reading →
North Judson will be holding a Town Convention after all.
Jesiah Clemons filed to run for the North Judson Town Council Ward 2 seat this November. He was listed as an Independent candidate for the position. The Starke County Clerk’s office, however, says Clemons failed to meet the deadline to file his paperwork.
Several candidates met the Monday deadline to file paperwork for office in Starke County.
Communities hosting Town Conventions – which includes Hamlet and North Judson had a state deadline of August 3rd. Parties with more than one candidate for office will now decide which candidate represents the party heading into November’s General Election.