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The Pulaski County Commissioners are looking at what options the county has in regards to information technology management.  Commissioners were approached by two separate companies in regards to IT services at a regular meeting Monday morning. The companies both asked to complete an IT assessment...
During the grand opening of the Trojan Grind coffee bar, West Central sophomore Robert Woodward keeps busy taking orders.
The West Central High School cafetorium was bustling Thursday morning for the grand opening of the Trojan Grind coffee bar. With the opening of the coffee bar, students and staff won’t have to go very far for their morning cup of coffee, specialty coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Lines were long and...
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members hired Dara Chezem as the new superintendent Monday evening.
Eastern Pulaski Community School Board members welcomed a new superintendent during a regular meeting Monday evening.  The board hired Dara Chezem after months of discussion, preparation and interviewing of applicants as part of the hiring process.   Chezem is the assistant superintendent of...
State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) speaks with circuit court judge Mary Welker in her courtroom on Monday, Sept. 23, during a visit to the Pulaski County Courthouse in Winamac. Gutwein and Welker discussed his solution to fund renovations to the courthouse, which was recently added to Indiana Landmarks’ “10 Most Endangered List.”
Funding for the courthouse renovations or removal could happen with little change to county taxes.  County officials have met several times to discuss the future of the courthouse and the problem has always been how to fund the project. The county commissioners and council members have been...
Members of the Medaryville Town Council have taken the first step toward a rate increase as they introduced the first and second reading of two new ordinances.  The council has been working for several months  toward a new water tower and are now trying to fund the project that will cost about $338...
Pulaski County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Pickens and reserve deputy and jail Sgt. Chris McAninch train with the scenario simulator on Nov. 1. This is the first time they have participated in the scenario with the sheriff’s office.
Pulaski County Sheriff’s deputies are sharpening their skills as they decide who is friend or foe during recent training.    Deputies, reserve deputies and some jail officers spent about two hours training with a scenario simulator. During the training deputies must quickly decide if the people in...
After months and months of debate and attempting to fix the county financial issues, the county council denied following the advice of the financial consultant they hired.  Council members gathered during a special meeting on Oct. 21 to decide if they want to move forward with changing the county...
The pingpong balls fell Winamac’s way when the sectional pairings were released, drawing the winless Gary Roosevelt in the opening round Friday night. The Panthers came into the contest off a 41-12 loss to River Forest for the team’s ninth loss of the season. The 12 points were the most they had...
The intersection of U.S. 421, SR 14 and CR 200 S. has drawn the attention of State Rep. Doug Gutwein and increased the concerns of the West Central School Board because of recent accidents.
Recent accidents and a concern of when the next one will happen has caused actions to be taken by the West Central School Corporation and State Rep. Doug Gutwein.  During the past year about a handful of accidents have occurred at the intersection of U.S. 421, SR 14 and CR 200 S.. Some of the...
Pulaski County EMS Director Brandon DeLorenzo made a recommendation to the commissioners regarding a bid for the addition of the EMS headquarters Monday morning.
Pulaski County Commissioners awarded a bid for the expansion of the EMS headquarters building Monday morning.  During the commissioners’ meeting on Oct. 7, they opened three bids that ranged from $76,900 to $221,180. At the time when the bids were opened the commissioners tabled the bids in order...

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