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A six to one vote at a special school board meeting on Monday, Sept. 20 solidified that starting Wednesday, Sept. 22, all Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation students will be required to wear a face mask to school. School board member Scott Hanson was in opposition. The mask mandate...
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A recent outbreak of COVID-19 has occurred in the Pulaski County Jail, causing 23 inmates to test positive for the virus. According to Pulaski County Sheriff Jeffery Richwine, the first positive cases were reported on Friday, Sept. 10, and he said they immediately locked the jail down to help...
During a regular Pulaski County Council meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, the council passed a proposal from county clerk JoLynn Behny to purchase new, updated poll iPads and encoders in light of the upcoming 2022 election. With the encoders, the ticket step of the old process is completely avoided, as...
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The town of Francesville was the hot spot for entertainment over the weekend as the 53rd annual fall festival got underway Friday. There was something for everyone, bringing generations of family and friends together in the small town with a big heart.
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At a Pulaski County Commissioners meeting on the morning of Sept. 20, Pulaski County EMS Shift Captain Alex Donathen about the challenges EMS has currently been facing in regards to their 2012 Chevy ambulance which has 218,000 miles on it. "His [DeLorenzo] suggestion is to do the $20,000 repair,...
Pulaski County Community Development Commissioner Executive Director Nathan Origer covered the proposed change orders with the commissioners, presenting change order 08 option (a) for $44,000 to compensate for costs crews face while going around an unknown underground wall that was not indicated on...
Terri Hansen with the Pulaski County Health Department and Pulaski Memorial Hospital Communications Director Brian Ledley brought forth their concerns about COVID-19 in the county at a regular commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7. At the time of the meeting, Hansen reported to the...
There is a small identifying sign on either side of the Memorial Swinging Bridge that names to whom the bridge is dedicated. Photo by Megan Galbreath.
Memorial Swinging Bridge Project leaders Kathi Thompson and Greg Henry were in attendance at a recent Winamac parks board meeting where they formally asked for monetary support from the board. Board member Dan Murphy agreed that the project would be worthwhile, but said his biggest concern is...
The Francesville Town Council held a regular session meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7 and discussed the details about this year's upcoming fall festival among several other topics. According to the Town of Francesville website and the Francesville Fall Festival Facebook page, the Francesville Fall...
Back at the July 12 meeting, Superintendent Chezem introduced to the board the $2 million recommendation that she proposed for the school's liability insurance for outside organizations that want to use the school's facilities. Her ability to set that guideline only came after the passage of Policy...

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