Streeter elected president of state board

Knox County Commissioner Kellie Streeter has been elected as President of the Indiana Association of County Commissioners Southwest District during the organization’s recent annual district meeting.

Streeter will now represent elected county commissioners in the Southwest District, which is made up of Knox and its five neighboring counties as well as Dubois, Martin, Monroe, Orange, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick counties.

The Indiana Association of County Commissioners has a total of six districts in the state, and Streeter will also serve on its board of directors, which determines the organization’s policies and legislative goals.

Streeter has served as president of the Knox County Commissioners for the last four years, but stepped down just this week. She will continue to serve as vice-president; commissioner Trent Hinkle now serves as president.

County road closed

Pleasant Road from Main Street Road to Lower Hart Street Road is closed for a culvert replacement, according to a notice from the Knox County Highway Department. Pleasant Road is expected to reopen by 3 p.m. on Friday.

State Historic Sites to offer free admission

Officials at Vincennes State Historic Sites on Jan. 18 will offer free admission to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Locals and visitors can call 812-882-7422 to reserve space on a tour. There is currently a maximum of ten people per tour due to restrictions regarding COVID-19.

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