State and local officials say they are taking steps to protect inmates and keep the infection from entering the jail and the prison in Miami County during the coronavirus pandemic
To help keep residents informed during the ongoing health emergency, this list of service suspensions, building and agency closings, and event cancellations will be updated daily:
In light of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s executive orders and President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency – all citizens are urged to gather in groups less than 10 people and to maintain a 6-foot distance from one another according to health and government officials – the Tribune has…
Volunteers throughout Miami County are working together to provide residents and service providers an extra measure of safety and peace of mind amid the ongoing health crisis by sewing facemasks for anyone who needs them.
HUNTINGTON – A member of the Kline family has hugged Mary Jane every day since they dropped the 95-year-old matriarch off at the nursing home more than five years ago.
As officials throughout Miami County work to maintain order and allow essential business to be conducted as best as possible during the COVID-19 outbreak, similar efforts are being undertaken at Grissom Air Reserve Base.
As Gov. Eric Holcomb’s executive order telling Hoosiers to stay home takes effect today, officials around Miami County are hopeful that residents and businesses will take the order seriously and slow the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Friends and neighbors, you don’t need me to tell you, but these are challenging times. We recently finished the 2020 legislative session, but that feels small now compared to the extreme public health and economic challenges we are facing due to the coronavirus pandemic. I know we are all ex…
One of the first acts of the federal precursor to the Food and Drug Administration in 1916 was to crack down on the sale of a cowboy's cure-all called Stanley's Snake Oil, which government chemists discovered promised much more than it delivered. The product helped give rise to the expressio…
Miami County officials on Saturday learned of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the county and are now monitoring two other individuals in isolation who have recently traveled abroad.
Given everything that's happened throughout the past few days regarding the growing COVID-19, campaign stops might now seem like a quaint relic from a lost time.
Food pantries in Miami County that have been filling the gap for families in need are bracing for increased demand during the economic slowdown brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak. And many are making changes to the ways they operate in order to keep everyone safe and healthy.
As residents settle into altered lives as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, they shouldn’t grow complacent because of a lack of confirmed cases in Miami County.
Local businesses are reeling in the face of restrictions put in place as a response to the coronavirus outbreak and many are looking for ways to keep cash flowing in and keep their doors open once the emergency has abated.
Due to the cancelation of college and professional sports, the Peru Tribune is cutting back the number of pages of the daily newspaper temporarily. Local high school sports are temporarily canceled, but our news reporters will strive to bring you local coverage of our student athletes inside…
Area parents not accustomed to having to plan certain meals during the school year got a little relief during the first day of pandemic-prompted school closures as Peru Community Schools made sack lunches and dinners available.
Peru City Hall has closed to the public as event cancellations and business closures ripple through the county and state amid the coronavirus health emergency.
As worries mount over the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Miami County officials have made adjustments to the way some residents will be voting in the May 5 primary.
As schools close and events are cancelled across the county, a local food bank director says families are still going to need food but she is going to have to make a few changes to distribution practices.
Employees will continue their work to get important information out to the community, and customers can reach the office by phone and email.
The winter months make the small cluster of barns and outbuildings at the Boyer farm look not at all unlike any of the other Converse area farms that dot the southern part of Miami County.
Students across Miami County will be home from school starting Monday and into the coming weeks after school corporations on Friday announced calendar changes and cancelled extracurricular events as state and local officials continued to monitor the coronavirus outbreak.
With news of a case of coronavirus in Kokomo and numbers increasing around the nation, Maconaquah Schools announced changes to its spring break activities on Wednesday.
The Indiana State Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Howard County on March 13 and then continue to look for impaired drivers throughout the Peru District.
Peru School Board members on Tuesday got a deeper look at the state of two school buildings that a study group recently recommended they consider consolidating.
A Peru man is facing child molestation charges following a Peru Police Department investigation that began last month after a 3-year-old girl said that he touched her inappropriately while she was at his home.
Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Friday the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in a Marion County resident with a recent history of travel to Boston, according to Greta Sanderson, ISDH senior communications manager.
A state grant, recently received by the Miami County Economic Development Authority, is helping county schools put together a program designed to get students thinking about a career track early in their schooling.