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Air Guard flyovers in central Indiana potponed to Saturday

Apr. 30, 2020 10:22 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A series of flyovers by the Indiana Air National Guard’s 122nd Fighter Wing in several central Indiana cities has been postponed to Saturday due to weather and expanded. The flyovers by four A-10 Thunderbolts are intended to salute hospitals and to lift morale during the...

A sign is displayed at the Bethany Pointe Health Campus, Saturday, April 11, 2020, in Anderson, Ind. Multiple residents at the Indiana nursing home have died from COVID-19. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Indiana reaches 350 virus deaths; expected peak pushed back

Apr. 13, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s actions aimed at stemming spread of the coronavirus have pushed back the expected peak of illnesses in the state and given hospitals more time to prepare, the state’s health commissioner said Monday. The COVID-19 death toll for Indiana has reached at least 350...

'Siren Sisters forever' Students triumph as musical trio

Apr. 11, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — A trio of Dalton Middle School drama students excelled at the Georgia Jr. Thespian Conference earlier this year and earned the opportunity to perform this summer at the International Thespian Festival. That’s “a huge honor,” said Courtenay Cholovich, Theater Arts...

Deborah Harrison prays during a drive-thru Holy Communion on Good Friday at Grace Apostolic Church, Friday, April 10, 2020, in Indianapolis. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Anderson facility has 24 COVID-19 deaths; state toll 300

Apr. 10, 2020 7:36 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Twenty-four residents of a central Indiana nursing home hit hard by COVID-19 now have died, the state's health commissioner said Friday. Sixteen of the residents at the Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson had tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus pandemic and...

Brett Peppin, director of environmental health with Boone County Health Department, looks beds set-up in a building at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds to handle COVID-19 patients, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Lebanon, Ind. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

11 virus deaths at one central Indiana nursing home

Apr. 6, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eleven residents of a central Indiana nursing home have died from COVID-19 while the overall state toll from the disease caused by the coronavius has risen by 12 to 139, state health officials said Monday. In addition to the 11 dead at the Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson, three...