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County may take over all dispatching

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com After years of having separate fire and police dispatch systems, Pulaski is looking into the possibility of purchasing its dispatch services from Pulaski County in the…

Cougars earn personal best at nationals   By JOHN WIDNER Special to The SWT ANNAPOLIS, Md. – It all began in the summer, practicing from sunup to sundown in the…

Pulaski says ‘thanks’ — Ministry moving on after 18 months

Pulaski says ‘thanks’ — Ministry moving on after 18 months

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com When tornadoes ripped through Pulaski in 2011, Brethren Disaster Ministries was one of the first relief organizations to lend a helping hand. Eighteen months later, they’re…

Museum building almost complete

Museum building almost complete

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Construction on the new Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum is almost complete. According to Town Manager John Hawley, construction on the S. Washington Avenue building…

Former mayor, Johnston, dies

Former mayor, Johnston, dies

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Former Pulaski mayor and school principal John A. Johnston died Monday. He was 76. During his years with Pulaski County Schools, Johnston served the school system…

Pics with pets benefits Humane Society

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com As Thanksgiving comes to a close Thursday evening, many will be ready to trim their trees and don their homes with Christmas cheer. Share the reason…

Cougar Paw Spa: Hands-on training for shelter dogs

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Students can read books, take notes, present projects and take tests, but nothing can prepare a student more for the real world than good old-fashioned hands-on…

County financing Dublin’s new fire truck

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County is providing the financing for a new fire truck Dublin Fire Department hopes to put into use sometime next summer. After investigating several financing…

Peanut, peanut butter – NO JELLY!

Peanut, peanut butter – NO JELLY!

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com “This group is leading the way,” said Joe Blankenship of the Dream Center in Pulaski. The Dublin Middle School (DMS) Student Government Association (SGA) was called…

Holding a parade takes more effort these days

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It seems holding a parade in Dublin takes more effort than it used to take. Town Manager Bill Parker said he learned Nov. 7 that the…