Pulaski County Officials Considering Social Distancing Protocols for BZA Solar Farm Hearing

A proposed solar farm in Pulaski County is expected to draw a crowd to next week’s board of zoning appeals meeting. How to keep everyone safe from COVID-19 was a topic of discussion during Monday’s county commissioners meeting. A company called Mammoth Solar is seeking permission to build solar arrays on more than 4,500 acres of farmland. The project would be in portions of Jefferson, Beaver, Rich Grove, Franklin, and Monroe townships.

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UPDATE: Knox High School to Hold Single Graduation Ceremony After All

Knox High School’s graduation plans have changed yet again. In a Facebook post Friday, the school announced that it’s gotten approval to hold a single ceremony at 7:00 p.m. Saturday at Community Field. It had previously planned to split graduation into three groups. Additionally, each graduate may now bring six guests, instead of four.

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Most Tyson Employees with COVID-19 Now Doing Well, According to State Health Commissioner

Those infected with COVID-19 at the Tyson meatpacking plant in Logansport are generally doing well, according to State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box. “Fortunately, the average age of those individuals was 40 or 42 – I can’t remember – so most of those individuals have done extremely well,” Box said during state officials’ COVID-19 press conference Monday.

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Starke County, North Judson-Wayne Township Libraries Planning to Resume Operations

Starke County’s public libraries will start gradually resuming operations Monday. Governor Eric Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan allows libraries to open starting May 4, according to their own policies and CDC guidelines. Both the Starke County Public Library System and the North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library will keep their buildings closed to the public for now.

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