A site near the Astoria Inn in Knox is being used as a middle ground, of sorts, in preparation for the Reynolds-Topeka Transmission Line.
The Knox City Council will be considering the implementation of an economic development proposal during their meeting, Tuesday night.
It was a Who’s Who of Starke County Leadership at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center, Thursday night.
Law enforcement was unable to locate any illicit substances during a lockdown drill this morning at Knox High School and Middle School.
The two-year liberal arts school in Marshall County is awarding their “Ancilla Alternative Achievement Award” to two students from The Crossing Educational Center in Knox.
An asphalt problem has forced paving contractors to hit the brakes on finishing the road through the Knox Industrial Park. Last summer 300 East/Klockner Drive was widened to accommodate truck traffic. Contractors have been working for the past few months to restore driveways and lawns and finish paving. Continue reading
The Democratic candidate for City Court Judge in Knox has decided to bow out of the race.
HEA 1110 – which was signed into law in May of this year – was particularly influential in the race for City Court Judge in Knox. The law prevents non-attorneys, who are not currently serving, from becoming a City Court Judge. Neither Republican Charles Hasnerl, nor Democrat Angelo Masuka has been described as an attorney.
Knox Community Schools Superintendent A.J. Gappa says he plans to fulfill what remains of his contract.
Gappa spoke with WKVI News after it was learned he was provided written notice of non-renewal. That means members of the Knox School Board voted not to further extend the contract they have with the Superintendent during their meeting, Monday.
The Knox School Board may soon be moving in a different direction.
During Monday’s School Board meeting, members approved giving Superintendent A.J. Gappa a written notice of non-renewal. That means his time with the district could be coming to an end.
The Board of Public Works says it take the sealed bids for construction until June 8th. The bids will be reviewed by the board at a later date.
The Starke County Election Board will be convening for the first time since last week’s Knox Primary Municipal Election.
Tuesday was the first election Starke County Clerk Vicki Cooley. Few of the races were contested during the primary. Incumbent Mayor Rick Chambers was defeated handily by former Mayor Dennis Estok. Several other City Council seats were contested, largely on the Democratic side.
A drill was conducted Monday morning at Knox High School and the Knox Middle School to practice the school corporation’s lockdown procedure.
Police were called to the area of 1 Redskin Trail around 7:45 Tuesday morning over reports of a man making threats to harm individuals at Knox Community High School.
State legislation that caused a national uproar is receiving comments from one of Indiana’s federal representatives.
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly appeared in Knox on Tuesday as part of a “Donnelly Day” visit. The Democrat uses the tours to learn more about important issues facing Indiana workers.
The Blight Elimination Program allocates funds for the demolition of homes and other multi-family residential structures. The City of Knox applied for more than $180-thousand.
A Culver man turned himself into Plymouth Police on Monday after he was accused of sexual contact with a minor several months ago.
Plymouth police say they received a phone call from 43-year-old Joey Maxon who stated he would be waiting for officers at the Wal-Mart in Plymouth. Maxon had an outstanding warrant for his arrest out of Pulaski County. He was taken into custody.