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Earl Park Municipal Page

This is a quick reference guide for all municipal agencies, schools, public services, religious, and civic organizations in Earl Park, Indiana. There are links to separate pages for many of the services listed on this page.

Earl Park is located in Richland Township.

Township trustee - Pam Ishmiel

Board Members:
Phil McGinnis - Town Board President
Ricky Yates - Council
Marty Lewis - Council
Steve Datzman - Town Employee
Nathan Besse - Town water contact PWS 5204006

Kristen Hardebeck - Town Clerk Treasurer


Zoning Board:
Mary Brock
Bill Anderson
Larry Schellenberger
Stephanie Moore
Kim Keller
Howard Strasburger - Building Permits

 

Government Offices

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Benton County Sheriff's Department

Earl Park is patrolled by the Benton County Sheriff's Department. The Sheriff's Department is located at 105 S. Lincoln Avenue, in Fowler, Indiana. Phone: (765)884-0080 -

  Medical or Police Emergency Dial 911
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Indiana State Police

Earl Park is in the jurisdiction of the Lafayette Post District 14

5921 SR43N, West Lafayette IN, 47906

(765)567-2125 - (800)382-7537 -

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Earl Park Volunteer Fire Department

The Earl Park Volunteer Fire Department is professional, highly trained, and certified Class 8 (2005)

Firehouse phone: (219)474-3093 -

Dec 2009 - Fire Department receives a rescue truck as a gift

Fire Emergency Dial 911
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Earl Park Post Office

The Earl Park Post office is located at 106 W5th St. in the middle of town. The Lobby is open 24/7 with the Service window being open from 8am - noon, M/F and Saturday from 8:30am - 10:30am.

The Post Office is closed on all Sundays and Holidays.

A full service facility. Post Office Boxes are available, photo-copying, fax service, and Postal Money Orders.

  Phone: (219)474-6201
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The Benton County Local Economic Development Organization (BC-LEDO) assists businesses. Click the logo to the left to exit to the web site. Or contact them via email at this link: ledo@benton4biz.com
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Earl Park Public Library

The Earl Park Public Library is housed in a historic Carnegie Library building. The library is located at 102 E. 5th St. (Mail address: PO Box 97, Earl Park IN 47942-0097)

Monday 1 - 6PM
Tuesday 1 - 6PM
Wednesday 1 - 7PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 2 - 7PM
Saturday 8AM- 12PM
  Phone: (219)474-6932 Fax: (219)474-6932
  Email: email the library
  Web Site: http://www.earlpark.lib.in.us/    
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Utilities

ELECTRICITY & NATURAL GASNIPSCO

NIPSCO (Northern Indiana Public Service Company), a NISource Company, provides Earl Park with its Natural Gas and Electricity.

  Phone: (800)4-NIPSCO
  Web Site: http://www.NIPSCO.com
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Water

Please contact the Earl Park Town Hall.

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Telephone and Internet

CenturyLink, formerly, EMBARQ, formerly the Sprint Company, provides Earl Park with Local and Long Distance Telephone service as well as High Speed DSL Internet Options.

  Phone:
1.800.366.8201  
1.877.290.5458  
  Web Site: http://www.centurylink.com/
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Trash Disposal

Trash pickup is Tuesday.

Please contact the Earl Park Town Hall for more information.

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Recycling

Please use the recycling facility. The container is conveniently located just East of the Post office.

NOTE: (Aluminum recycling) Cans for College

Cans For college document file

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Schools

ATTENTION COLLEGE-BOUND EARL PARK AREA SENIOR CLASS MEMBERS

Scholarship:

Earl Park Legion Post 455

For Benton County residents.

Contact person: Mark Jones 219 474 6044

Scholarship:

Earl Park Alumni Assoc.

For Richland township residents. click here for information

Scholarship:

Earl Park Lions Club.

For more information, see the Lions Club profile under "Civic Organizations"

"Cans for College program" click here for pdf. application

Click here to see a photo of the 2008 Lions scholarship winners. L to R – Brittany Burton, Veronica Silver, Ethan Donohue, Faith Metzinger, and Morgan Flook. (Not pictured – K.C. Phillips)

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Benton Central Jr./Sr. High School Benton Central High School

Benton Central Jr./Sr. High School is located at 4241 E. 300 South. There are approximately 1075 students enrolled at the school.

  Phone: (765)884-1600 Fax: (765)884-8445
  Web Site: http://bc.benton.k12.in.us/
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Prairie Crossing Elementary School

Opened in October 2006, Earl Park Elementary aged children attend public school at the new Prairie Crossing Elementary. The school is located at 2758 S. 400 East. (Next to Benton Central)

  Phone: (765)884-3000 Fax: (765)884-3030
Web Site: http://pce.benton.k12.in.us/
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Sacred Heart School

Children attend Private School (grades PS-6) at Sacred Heart School in Fowler Indiana. There are approximately 110 students enrolled. The school is located at 607 N. Washington Street, Fowler IN.

  Phone: (765)884-0710 Fax: (765)884-0710
  Web Site: http://www.sacredheartfowler.org/
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Churches

St. John The Baptist Church

St. John the Baptist Church holds Catholic Mass every Friday and Sunday mornings. The Parrish Office is located at 409 E. Allen, Kentland, Indiana 47951

  Phone: (219)474-5514
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Earl Park Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church of Earl Park

The Earl Park Presbyterian Church has Sunday School at 8am and Worship at 9:30am.

  Phone: (219)474-6882
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Raub United Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church of Earl Park

The Raub United Methodist Church has Worship at 9:00am and Sunday School at 10:15am. 8404 N State Rd 71
Earl Park, (Raub) Indiana 47942

(Raub observes Central Standard Time CST. The same time as Kentland and Illinois)

  Phone: (219)474-5616 or (219) 285 2662
  Email: Raub Methodist Church
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Civic Organizations

Earl Park Community Lions Club

The Earl Park Community Lions Club recycles Aluminum cans. Their Cans for College program has assisted many area high school seniors with scholarships. The Lions aluminum recycling bins are located at the western edge of town, directly across from the Richland grain elevator. Your contributions are much appreciated.

Click here for scholarship information

Click here to see a photo of the 2008 Lions scholarship winners. L to R – Brittany Burton, Veronica Silver, Ethan Donohue, Faith Metzinger, and Morgan Flook. (Not pictured – K.C. Phillips)

The Lions club meets in the basement of the Public Library.

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American Legion Post 455

Phone: (219)474-5090

Chicken Wings: First Monday of the month 6-9pm

Steak Dinner: Second Saturday of the month 6-9pm

Taco Dinner: Third Friday of the month 6-9pm

Legion website link

Catering and Banquet room available for special occasions.