NOTE: The information posted below is updated as we receive weather-related and COVID-19 closings, delays, and postponements. School corporations left blank have not made any announcements regarding schedule changes.

COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) UPDATES ARE POSTED BELOW. 

Green indicates the newest cancellations/delays/postponements.

If you would like to add your organization to our list contact us at (812) 934-5111 or e-mail news@wrbiradio.com.

Area County Travel Status is available HERE.

Indiana Primary Election Day rescheduled for June 2.

Area hospitals are requesting that community members sew masks for medical professionals. Masks can be delivered to local medical facilities or given to Claudia Miller for distribution. Contact Claudia at 812-655-1109 or cmiller8109@gmail.com. 


Schools

All public schools in Indiana closed for in-person learning through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. State testing canceled. E-Learning days and Waiver days will be used for the remainder of the school year.

Ivy Tech Community College (Southeastern Campus-Batesville and Lawrenceburg) –

All buildings closed until further notice. The College will continue to operate and deliver instruction wherever possible virtually as previously announced. With the closure of its buildings, additional services to students will now also be provided virtually including advising, testing, financial aid and business office operations. The College will be providing various ways for students to stay connected to the College while it operates virtually and has shared the following list of ways in a message to all of its students. Check www.ivytech.edu/covid-19 to find answers to frequently asked questions about the ongoing response to COVID-19 and for campus specific e-mail addresses you can use to get assistance. Stay connected on IvyLearn, Check MyIvy, Contact your instructor, Contact your advisor. Call 1-888-IVY-LINE, Visit www.ivytech.edu/chat.


Businesses

Decatur County

Greensburg Decatur County Chamber of Commerce – Postponed the Future in Farming Ag Breakfast and the Starting or Expanding Your Business event

Decatur County Courthouse – Closed to public in-person interaction. The clerk’s office will have someone available to take your call during normal business hours. Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

City of Greensburg – City Hall will have no outside, face-to-face public interactions in the Water Utilities Office, the Clerk-Treasurer Office and the Main Entrance (Front Desk) of City Hall. Signs will be posted, and doors will be locked during normal business hours. Please call or email.

Decatur County Community Foundation office – Closed until further notice. Postponed the ag event. 

Decatur County Family YMCA – Suspended adult and youth programs.

Decatur County Rural Water office — Closed to the public.  Please call or pay your bill online. 

Decatur County Purdue Extension office – Closed to the public. Please call 812-663-8388 for any needs.

Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home, Bass and Gasper Funeral Home, and Port Oliger Pearson Funeral Home – Based on CDC directives: no public visitation, families will be responsible for inviting funeral attendees under 50 people and the funeral homes will be available by appointment to meet the needs of families and loved ones.

Maddux Moving Storage & Auction –  Auctions postponed. Office will remain open from 8-5 Monday through Friday. Moving services continue. 

Decatur County REMC – Office is closed to the public until further notice. The Drive-thru is now open and employees are here answering phones and serving you. Normal office hours are 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bills can be paid by smarthub, phone, mail, or the night deposit box.  

Catch-A-Ride –Effective Monday, May 4th, Catch-A-Ride will begin taking requests for essential rides, such as dialysis, cancer treatments, employment, prescheduled medical appointments, grocery shopping, and prescription pickup.

Passengers will be screened and transportation will not be provided to anyone showing symptoms of the coronavirus. In addition, passengers will be required to wear a mask or face covering and practice social distancing and all cash fares will be waived. For more information, please visit our website: www.lifetime-resources.org/coronavirus-updates

Greensburg Decatur County Animal Shelter – Closed to the public until further notice.

Franklin County

Franklin County Government Center and Courthouse – buildings to the public closed.  The individual offices are responsible for maintaining the business of their office for the county.  A drop box has been placed outside of the Government Center to leave paperwork or mail for government offices.  Citizens are encouraged to conduct business via telephone or electronic means. 

Franklin County Tourism –Open, but will not allow visitors in the actual Welcome Center or office areas unless an appointment has been made ahead of time.;  info@franklincountyin.com or call toll free to 866-647-6555.  

Ripley County

City of Batesville – At the Memorial Building, public access will be limited to just the vestibule where citizens can contact the police department. Access to the offices of Building Department, Clerk-Treasurer, City Court and Mayor’s Office will be closed to in-person visits until further notice. Contact any City department by phone. The City of Batesville will accept utility payments made online or by drop box which is located at the Water & Gas Department. For additional inquiries and for cash option please contact Water & Gas. No utility services will be disconnected for non-payments during the timeframe of these policy changes.

Ripley County Health Department–Closed to the public until further notice.  Staff will continue to work regular business hours and can be reached by phone or email at 812.689.5751. Visit them online at ripleyhealth.com or on Facebook.  

Southeastern Indiana YMCA – Re-opening phases starts May 26 through June 6th.

Anytime Fitness- Closed until further notice

Ripley County Courthouse and Government Offices – Closed to the public. County elected officials and employees still working. Courts hearing essential cases only. Utilize email and phone communication to get ahold of all county offices. Utilize the drop boxes outside of the courthouse and annex buildings to leave any documentation needed for the offices. 

Civista Bank-Lobby Services suspended.  Drive-thru only service at all locations.

H&R Block — Changing to Drop off & Pick up only for all tax preparation.    Times are 8 am to 6 pm Monday thru Friday and 8 to 3 on Saturday.   Call office with any questions 812-934-4626. 

Southeastern Insurance – Closing the lobby.   We will be at the office to accept payments. Call office with any questions 812-934-3209.

Town of Osgood – Town Hall is closed for public access but will be available for essential business by still having staff available to answer calls and accept payments through the drive-thru, dropbox, and online

Napoleon Community Rural Water – Office Closed until further notice. To make payment: may use dropbox or pay online. For assistance call 812-852-4374 or visit napwatercorp.com for additional information.

Dearborn County 

City of Aurora – Aurora Utilities office is closed.  Please use dropbox, drive-thru, phone 812-926-2745, or on-line portal at, aurora.in.us.   

All Other Counties

City of Madison – Restricting public access to all city buildings. Each department will remain open and will be able to address questions or concerns. City Hall will be closed for public access, but available for essential business with appointments made in advance. Payments to the City of Madison for utilities or transactions made through the Clerk-Treasurers office should be made using the drive-thru payment center at City Hall.

 


Organizations

Decatur County

Greensburg Decatur County Public Library – open for curbside pick-up, Monday through Thursday 10 am-4 pm

Greensburg Knights of Columbus – Closed indefinitely.

Greensburg Adult Center – closed indefinitely.

Franklin County

Franklin County Food Pantry (Paper Pantries)- Closed temporarily. Anyone needing immediate assistance can send an email to fcchristianoutreach@gmail.com. 

Batesville Memorial Library – open for curbside pick-up, Monday through Friday 10 am-6 pm

 

Ripley County

Sunman Food Pantry – Continues to be open on Friday and Saturday. Remain in your car, facing west. A volunteer will come to your car and bring your order to you.

Batesville Memorial Libraryopen for curbside pick-up, Monday through Friday 10 am-6 pm

Tyson Library (Versailles) –Curbside pick-up is NOW available. You can schedule your book/movie pick-up by calling the library at 812-689-5894.

Osgood & Milan Branch Libraries – All library programs, events, and meeting room reservations are canceled. Libraries closed. 

Versailles American Legion – Bingo canceled. 

Ripley County Food Bank – No evening hours giveaway.  

Milan VFW — Tuesday Night Bingo at the  Milan VFW Post 6234 is canceled till further notice. The Milan VFW Post 6234 Men and Ladies Auxiliary will be canceling all meetings until further notice.

Sunman American Legion Bingo is canceled until further notice.

The Batesville Knights of Columbus – Closed indefinitely.

Southeastern Indiana REMC’s Annual Meeting — Postponed indefinitely.

Versailles State Park and Indiana State Parks Swimming Pools – Closed for 2020.

 

Dearborn County

North Dearborn American Legion Post 452 – Euchre Tournaments in New Alsace are canceled for June 14.

New Alsace Conservation Club – Annual Fishing Derby date changed to June 20. 

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce — Events canceled.

Dearborn County 4H Fair (Week of June 22) – Postponed.

 

All Other Counties 

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati –  Events postponed. If anyone is in need of immediate support and guidance prior to the rescheduled programs, contact the 24/7 helpline # at 1-800-272-3900.

Masons of Indiana–All Masonic meetings and events may resume in June.  

 


Churches

Decatur County

 St. Mary’s Catholic Church – No public weekday or Sunday mass until further notice. The Adoration Chapel is closed. No Stations of the Cross on Friday. Mass will be aired on WRBI 103.9 FM at 10:30 AM every Sunday.

Franklin County

Smyrna Missionary Baptist Church at New Trenton – closed until further notice.

Ripley County

St. Anthony’s Church Morris – Bingo canceled until further notice.

St. Louis Catholic Church – St. Louis Catholic Church LIVE ON YOUTUBE. If you miss the mass it will be on the channel as a recording: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtnV2rrxf6XnfYAyHFloAhA 

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Crossroads has canceled all Midweek Lenten Services and Small group gatherings. All Worship Services and small group activities are canceled until given clearance by governmental authorities.

St. John’s United Church of Christ – All Church Services and Events are canceled. More details to follow as guidelines are provided.

St Paul’s Lutheran Church at Stumpke’s Corner Suspended all activities and services. Any questions please call 812-654-3465.

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Olean – All services canceled until further notice. Services available online.

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Batesville St Mark has canceled all midweek Lenten services. 

St. John’s Lutheran Church Stumpke’s Corner – Annual Chicken Dinner Canceled.

Dearborn County

Zion Lutheran Church of Manchester – Services canceled until further notice.


Activities and Events

Ripley County

Batesville’s Music and Arts Festival – Canceled. 

The F.A.R.M. Club Show – Scheduled for June at the 4H Fairgrounds is canceled.   

Friendship Spring Shoot and Flea Market for June – Canceled.

 
The Sunman High School Alumni – Gathering originally scheduled for September 19th has been canceled. 
 
The Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association— the SEIMA PROJECT (Inspiring Local Music) is being delayed by one year.

Franklin County

Batesville’s Music and Arts Festival – Canceled. 

Oldenburg Eagle Fire Company Firemen’s Festival – Canceled.

Canoefest – Canceled. 

Freudenfest – Canceled

Fairground Throwdown (Franklin County) – Benefits the Franklin County 4-H has been postponed until further notice. 

The Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association— the SEIMA PROJECT (Inspiring Local Music) is being delayed by one year.

Dearborn County   

Dillsboro’s Annual Homecoming – Postponed and planning to be rescheduled later this Summer.

Knights Golf Outing for the Benefit of the Pregnancy Care Center Rescheduled for Monday, July 20th.  

The Southeastern Indiana Musicians Association— the SEIMA PROJECT (Inspiring Local Music) is being delayed by one year.

Other

MLB – Spring Training suspended and Opening Day pushed back until late June to early July.

INDYCAR – Indianapolis 500 rescheduled for August 23. GMR Grand Prix rescheduled for July 4.

Special Olympics Indiana – Sporting events, practices, and activities suspended through June 30. Annual Fire Truck Pull canceled.

IHSAA – All sports activities suspended until June 30.

Dayton Air Show originally scheduled for June 27th and 28th – Postponed until later this summer