TOP STORY OF THE DAY: COVID-19 UPDATE - 56 cases
(Local News ~ 06/12/20)
As of Thursday, June 11, the number of positive COVID-19 cases increased to 56, according to information provided by the Indiana State Department of Health. In the Wabash Valley, the ISDH data shows Clay County is near the middle of the ranking for COVID-19 positive cases when considering neighboring counties in District 7...
Lady Knights continue to excel at collegiate level
(College Sports ~ 06/12/20)
Over the last decade-plus, Northview’s volleyball program has skyrocketed its way into the top tier of teams around the state of Indiana. Under the direction of Scott McDonald and Erica Garrison, the Knights have won seven sectional championships since 2009 and five regional championships and have made a pair of state championship appearances in 2014 and 2018...
BRAZIL BUZZ: Smoke tree did not like the wind
(Community News ~ 06/12/20)
It rained here briefly today. Wind was not so gentle. It huffed and puffed , bent the boughs and tormented the young leaves of my Smoke tree. The newly set vegetables plants held up well. It appears the bugs perforated some of the leaves of the bell peppers...
USS Indianapolis reunion canceled
(State News ~ 06/12/20)
After careful consideration and with an abundance of concern for our USS Indianapolis (CA 35) survivors, families, and friends, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our 75th Anniversary Reunion, scheduled for July 23-26 in Indianapolis. The COVID-19 coronavirus has impacted us individually and as a nation. Safety of travel and restrictions on gatherings have also influenced our decision...
Jonathan Andrew Drisko
(Obituary ~ 06/12/20)
Jonathan Andrew Drisko, 54, of Knightsville, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on August 21, 1965 in LaPorte, Indiana to James J. Drisko, Sr. and Linda Gaye (Zellers) Julius. He married Lori Roads on November 24, 1984...
Opinion: Justice for all?
(Column ~ 06/12/20)
“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, and with liberty and justice for all.” Really? Justice for all? For George Floyd? No, he received police brutality, an injustice that was fatal to him and which inflamed and reframed racial injustice in America, vintage 2020...