The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced today, April 3, that more than 152,000 Indiana households will receive additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits when April distributions begin Sunday. The additional funds are intended to help Hoosiers obtain food and support for their families while Indiana responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.
While living under restricted conditions during the COVID-19 crisis isn’t easy for any of us, it is important that we cooperate with the guidelines our state and local governments have issued for individuals and businesses.
The restaurant industry is among those hardest hit by government-mandated shutdowns as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the U.S. economy.
The shutdowns connected to the coronavirus outbreak have slowed local air traffic to the point where a plane landing or taking off has become a rare event.
Washington High School junior Adalyn McMurray may have only been out of school for a couple of weeks, but she already understands how it feels to be socially isolated.
With Indiana's stay-at-home order in place since March 25, Wabash Valley real estate agents and brokers are turning to technology to help sell homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An innovative use for technology already on hand is being deployed at Union Hospital to slow the spread of COVID-19 as new patients enter the facility.
Students will finish the school year from home, using remote learning, Jennifer McCormick, state superintendent of public instruction, announced during a state update on the COVID-19 crisis.
A Terre Haute woman faces a charge of auto theft in connection with a March 23 police chase involving a stolen ambulance. Caitlin M. Goings, 25, is scheduled to appear in Vigo Superior Court 6 on April 15 on the Level 6 felony of auto theft.
City, county or other local forms of government cannot restrict the sale of firearms during an emergency declaration, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill said in official opinion released Thursday.
The stay-at-home order for Madison County and Indiana should be extended until at least the end of April, two local physicians say.
INDIANAPOLIS — Since Gov. Eric Holcomb’s declaration of a public health emergency amid the coronavirus pandemic, dozens of complaints for price-gouging have been filed with the Indiana Office of Attorney General.
The loss of a loved one is always difficult. It is often a time of pain and sadness. Traditionally, family members would receive solace from dozens of friends and other family members as a way to help alleviate the loss.
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has directed flags in Madison and Tipton counties to be flown at half-staff Friday in honor of former Elwood Mayor Jerry Werline, who died Monday at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis, following an extended illness.
Local school officials are starting to try to build additional adjustments into their school year now that the state has ordered that all schools will remain closed for the rest of the year. State School Superintendent Jennifer McCormick and Governor Eric Holcomb made the announcement during the governor’s daily COVID-19 briefing Thursday.
Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development will upgrade its system and hire additional staff to handle the influx of COVID-19 related unemployment applications, an official said Thursday.
This Week's Circulars
- Howard County bars sales of nonessential items at essential businesses
- Police: Kokomo woman confessed to drowning grandson
- UPDATE: GM recalls 1,000 workers to build ventilators at Kokomo plant
- GM hiring local workers to build ventilators in Kokomo
- Howard Co reports 2nd COVID death, extends travel advisory
- Area residents sue insurance agent
- Kokomo woman arrested in child's death
- Gov vetoes landlord-tenant bill
- Schools to be closed for remainder of school year
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