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It's official! 'Little Savages' to commence Culver shooting this summer

June 20, 2013

CULVER — Filmmakers who scouted Culver locations last month for a possible movie shoot in Culver have announced the town has officially been chosen as the site for filming later this summer.
James Simmons, an executive producer with Bear Fruit Films (www.bearfruitfilms.com), made the announcement last week.
Simmons was joined by Bear Fruit's writer-director Paul Tomborello and associate producer Sean Stephens in talks with representatives of various Culver entities about shooting "Little Savages," a "redemptive family film," possibly including scenes shot at this year's Lake Fest.

North Judson student named president’s scholar at Indiana State

June 20, 2013

TERRE HAUTE – Rachel Ammons of North Judson has been named a President’s Scholar at Indiana State University. She plans to major in nursing at Indiana State. A graduate of North Judson-San Pierre High School, Ammons is the daughter of Beth Ammons of North Judson and Kevin Ammons of Knox. While in high school, she served as National Honor Society president, president of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was active in Teens vs. Cancer.

Death Notices

June 20, 2013

Timothy R. Corwin
June 12, 2013
VALPARAISO — Timothy Ray Corwin, 50, of Valparaiso, formerly of Walkerton died June 12, 2013 in Porter Regional Hospital, Valparaiso.
Survivors include one sister, Michelle (David) Fowler of Walkerton; and three brothers, Patrick Corwin of Valparaiso, Joseph (Theresa) Corwin of Walkerton and Daniel (Theresa) Corwin of South Bend.  

Sheriff candidate charged with impersonating officer

June 14, 2013

PULASKI — Gregory R. Wireman has been charged with impersonation of a public servant, a Class D felony, following an incident reported to the Starke County Sheriff’s Department on Feb. 15. Due to Wireman’s involvement in Starke County, Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney Stacey Mrak was appointed special prosecutor, and filed the charges in Starke Circuit Court May 31.

Obituary

April 26, 2013

Emojean Taulbee
April 25, 2013
KNOX — Emojean Taulbee, 77, of Knox, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013 at Porter Regional Hospital, Valparaiso.
Emojean was born Jan. 13, 1936 in McLaughlin County, Kentucky to Ham and Pruda Cole, both preceded her in death.
On Aug. 13, 1960, Emojean married James Taulbee in Knox, Indiana.
Emojean worked at Walker Manufacturing in Culver before her retirement.
She was a woman of devout faith, who loved spending time with her family — her children and grandchildren were the light of her life.

Hall sentences Carter to 6 months DOC, more

March 25, 2013

KNOX — The message sent out in Starke County Circuit Court today was clear: Do the crime, you do the time.
Starke County Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall sentenced Jennie Carter to six months in the Indiana Department of Corrections, six months of house arrest, six months probation, and a $2500 fine.

Community Foundation unveils preschool scholarship program

March 12, 2013

STARKE — The Starke County Community Foundation (SCCF), a fund affiliate of the Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF), is embarking on an exciting and innovative local project. In partnership with local preschools, schools, and other organizations, the SCCF is establishing a preschool scholarship program for the children of Starke County.

OD Schools placed on lockdown

March 11, 2013

HAMLET - Oregon-Davis Community School Corporation (OD) went on lockdown this morning after threatening graffiti was found on the boy's bathroom wall at the high school.
The graffiti is believed to have been left during a basketball tournament that took place at the high school on Saturday.
"When the graffiti was discovered, we immediately contacted Sheriff Oscar Cowen at the Starke County Sheriff's Department. They sent over a detective to take some photos. We also contacted our Student Resource Officer Freddy Baker,"OD School's Superintendent Dr. Steve Disney said.

Starke prosecutor drops charges against Knox teacher

February 28, 2013

Former Knox Middle School teacher Todd Boldry has voluntarily permanently surrendered his teaching license, and a motion to dismiss the charges against him was filed Wednesday, Feb. 27 with Starke County Circuit Court Judge Kim Hall, who granted the state's motion to dismiss today. However, the granting of the state's motion is just a formality of sorts, as the power to charge or drop charges lies with the state.

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