Road Funding

Local Communities ReceiveAdditional Road Funding Recently, 21 communities in and around Senate District 5 received over $8.6 million in local road-funding grants. The Community Crossings Matching Grant program was created in 2016 by the Indiana General Assembly. As part of Indiana’s long-term road funding plan, the legislature increased funding for the program in 2017. Through … Continue reading Road Funding

Starke Park Board Meeting

STARKE COUNTY PARK BOARD Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Meeting at 6:00PM Agenda: Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Approval of Minutes of the September 12, 2017 Meeting Starke County Forest: Beaver Invoice; Opening of Bids for Timber Sale Koontz Lake Lions—Van Janovic Bass Lake Beach & Campground: Building Maintenance Response from Lessee’s Attorney on 9-28-17. Consideration … Continue reading Starke Park Board Meeting

Local Diabetes Support

Starke Hospital offers diabetes programs  Knox, Ind. – Starke Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education and programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are as follows: Free Pre-Diabetes Classes Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes.  All are welcome; registration is not required.  Classes meet the third … Continue reading Local Diabetes Support

Mobile Health Unit Dates

Mobile Health Unit to provide bone density screenings and breast cancer education in October   La Porte, Starke counties, Ind. – October is breast cancer awareness month.  Early detection practices like mammograms, clinical breast exams, and breast self-exams remain some of the most important ways to catch breast cancer early and increase survival rates.  During … Continue reading Mobile Health Unit Dates