SHARPSVILLE — Blaze Musa wanted to reach people with a message of hope and Jesus’ love, so she asked her parents to help her make a window sign.
A “strike team” from the state health department has tested 14 inmates at the Madison County Detention Center for the coronavirus, Sheriff Scott Mellinger said Thursday.
With the NCAA extending a dead period on recruiting until May 31 due to the coronavirus pandemic, coaches throughout the Big Ten have been forced to adjust in maintaining relationships with high school athletes.
Versiti, formerly Indiana Blood Center, announced it has begun collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients throughout Indiana in an effort to help treat those diagnosed with the virus.
Criminal charges are expected to be filed next week in connection with a person who failed to comply with a health officer's investigation of a crime.
In order to safely screen and treat patients with respiratory-related symptoms during the COVID-19 outbreak, Sullivan County Community Hospital will open a temporary respiratory clinic location at the QuickCare Clinic at the east end of the hospital. Walk-in patients will not be seen at QuickCare until further notice.
Over 16 million Americans have applied for unemployment in the last three weeks during the COVID-19 pandemic, including more than 334,000 Hoosiers.
NEW ALBANY — Baptist Health announced temporary measures Thursday in response to COVID-19, which are expected to affect many staff across its eight hospitals, including Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
It’s tough being a caregiver for those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. It’s even tougher to be a caregiver for someone living with those conditions during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Vermillion and Clay counties both added one active case of COVID-19 today as the Indiana State Department of Health updated its website to show 430 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus.
In the heart of downtown Thorntown, Stookey’s Family Dining has been a fixture on Main Street since the family opened the restaurant in 1975. Over the years, a lot of businesses have come and gone, but the hometown gathering spot has remained. Another part of Thorntown that continues is the community spirit of those who live in the small town and come in from the neighboring farms to do business.
Sewing enthusiasts and novices throughout Boone County have dusted off their sewing machines to support healthcare workers who may be exposed to COVID-19.
New restrictions on camping and some trail uses were put in effect this week: Campgrounds on all DNR properties are closed through April 20. Bicycling on unpaved trails and all horseback riding has been suspended at all DNR properties. Some high impact/high adventure trails at Indiana State Parks are also now closed for safety purposes. These trail closures include most of the hiking trails at Turkey Run, Shades and Clifty Falls, and about half of the hiking trails at O’Bannon Woods.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As people celebrate Easter this weekend, many will have to so without the usual family members who typically gather together for the holiday.
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This Week's Circulars
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- Travel restrictions now in place
- Police chief talks travel ban, order to stay home
- A letter from our publisher
- Sheriff talks preparations for COVID-19
- DCHD shares COVID-19 insight
- Saying goodbye to her senior year
- Carrie looks forward to chance to compete, mentor with Colts
- County prepared to enforce travel ban
- Tenderloin Throwdown and Fall Festival to merge