A Delaware County man’s death will likely be ruled as the county’s second coronavirus death after an investigation by the Delaware County coroner. The Star Press reports the coroner and his team have been investigating a death related to a novel coronavirus positive test, though testing was not done on the victim in question. COVID-19 […]
On Easter Sunday, WLBC will air pre-recorded audio segments. Every church that emails a recorded homily, a positive or uplifting message, or meditation, will be broadcast. The recording can be done via any smart phone or other recording method and must be a .mp3 or .m4a audio file. Recordings should not exceed five minutes and […]
The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded an additional $14,000 to 11 non-profit organizations to support response efforts to the COVID-19 crisis. The money helps groups with identified immediate needs related to the Coronavirus Pandemic. This round of support follows an initial $20,000 of community support to 12 organizations.
The state’s stay-at-home order has been extended for two more weeks as the number of coronavirus-related deaths topped 100. State officials say the anticipated illness peak is still weeks away. Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the extension for the order that first took effect March 25 and was set to expire Tuesday. Holcomb has repeatedly urged […]
A man was shot in the leg in Muncie Wednesday night and police are looking for the shooter. That person used a rifle to fire several shots at a house along West Main Street near Kilgore Avenue shortly before 10 p.m, reports the Star Press. The man whoh was struck was inside the house at […]
Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick announced Thursday that all schools will remain closed through the end of the school year. Most schools wrap up their school years in late May or early June but with the expected peak of COVID-19 cases weeks away, reopening schools to the state’s more than a million K-12 […]
Complaints of price gouging in the COVID-19 landscape. Attorney General Curtis Hill said the complaints received so far have involved high prices being charged by superstores, home improvement stores, grocery stores, e-commerce websites and others since Gov. Eric Holcomb declared a public health emergency last month.
State health officials reporting thirteen more deaths in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses. The new tally raises the state’s virus death toll to 78 while its confirmed cases surged past 3,000. The number of confirmed cases grew from Wednesday to Thursday by 474, to 3,039. Increased testing is making for more dramatic advances reported in COVID-19. […]
A second person in Madison County has died from coronavirus, but the Herald Bulletin reports the county health department was unable to confirm that the death of a third local person was caused by the virus. A woman in her 80’s and a 95 year old man are the first two to die from the […]
Five more positive cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Delaware County and the first yet surfaced in Jay County. The Star Press reports the Jay County patient is recovering at home, but no word on that person’s age or gender. Blackford is now the only county in East Central Indiana and also one […]