“Who’s in charge?” Our best clarification

There is still some confusion as to, “who’s in charge?”  The questions relate to various orders, rules, and ramifications related to social distancing and so-called stay at home orders.  It is this reporter’s understanding that a State order can be added-to, or made to be stricter by a County’s elected Board.  Cities and Towns within […]

No changes, but a one week extension in Delaware County

At today’s (4/3/2020) briefing at 4:30 p.m. ET by the Emergency Management Director, Jason Rogers, Delaware County has 33 total confirmed COVID19 cases, and now 2 deaths, the latest of which was a presumed case.  That involved a deceased male that was not tested,  but after the female in the home was confirmed as positive […]

Commissioners vote to extend health order

During an Emergency meeting of the Board of Commissioners (4/3/2020, at 3 p.m.), the order previously in effect was extended by one more week, through 4/10/2020. The major issue raised by Donna Wilkins of the Health Department, specifically Wal Mart, is related to the number of people allowed in the store. Jammie Bane, Delaware County […]

Indiana extends “hunker down” order

At today’s (4/3/2020) daily briefing, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced Executive Orders which extended the stay-at-home order for Indiana for another two weeks. The first stay-at-home was set to expire on April 7th.   Holcomb has also extended Indiana’s public health emergency order for the State of Indiana for another 30 days, which now will remain […]

CARES Act detail, from Congresswoman Susan Brooks

By:  Susan Brooks I am pleased to announce President Trump signed the third coronavirus stimulus package (the CARES Act) into law last Friday. The American people need help now, and this legislation will deliver that crucial help to families and businesses across America, which is why I flew to DC to vote in favor of […]

Friday, April 3, 2020 Briefs

Indiana schools will remain out of their buildings for the remainder of the school year.  Supt. Jennifer McCormick made that announcement yesterday, and specified the requirements and stipulations for what remains in the E-Learning work that remains to be done. We do not want to alarm you, but these are Facts, not Fear.  This week, […]

Thursday, April 2, 2020 Briefs

Governor Eric Holcomb’s tone remained positive yesterday during his daily briefing, citing pride of “In the Together” campaign, asking Hoosiers to continue to act now.  He stated “we are all looking forward to returning to more normal activities,” but need to do our part to get through this.  Now, 83 counties have confirmed Covid cases. […]

March 31, 2020 Briefs

Governor Eric Holcomb said yesterday that “facts on the ground” in Indiana will determine whether or not the State’s Stay at Home order will be extended beyond this coming Monday.  The National social distancing will be considered, but will not be a sole deciding factor. Indiana Senator Mike Braun held a special teleconference Monday for […]