Last Updated on September 29, 2023 by Cass County Online
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You can find the full list of upcoming events we know about at CassCountyCalendar.com.
We also post obituaries.
WEATHER & TRAFFIC UPDATES
⛅ See weather, traffic and road condition info at this link: Weather Resources
🔥BURN BAN MAP: Statewide Burn Ban Map
COMMUNITY UPDATES & REMINDERS
🚨NATIONWIDE EMERGENCY ALERT TEST: On October 4, at approximately 2:20 p.m. ET, FEMA and the FCC will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA).
🎤 The Logansport/Cass County Chamber of Commerce and the Cass County League of Women Voters, in partnership with local media, will host a Candidate Debate featuring the candidates for Logansport mayor, clerk-treasurer and city council on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2023 at 6 p.m. in McHale Performing Arts Center. The event is open to the public and will also be livestreamed and recorded on McHale PAC’s Youtube Channel. | More info
❄️ WALTON LIBRARY HOURS: The Walton Library will start its “winter hours” on Oct. 3. This means the library will be closing at 6 p.m. “Winter hours” run through March 1, 2024.
👓 ECLIPSE GLASSES: From Oct. 10 through Oct. 14, the Walton Library will be handing out free eclipse glasses that make viewing the Annular Solar Eclipse on Oct. 14th safe. There is a limited quantity, so they will be handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis.
💻 See the latest community news on CassCountyOnline.com.
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🚧 ROAD UPDATES 🚧
🚧 U.S. 35 between Winamac and Royal Center will be closed for a culvert replacement on or after Wednesday, September 13., 2023. | More info
🚧 Royal Center Town Hall shared the following info on September 6, 2023: We have an update regarding the project on Western Ave. Deichman will be in the area in the next few weeks to begin work. There will be heavy equipment and crews working to install a new water main. Water is and will be safe to drink during construction.
🚧See road closures, traffic alerts / warnings / updates and the chip seal map from the Cass County Highway Department here.
🚦 4th and 5th Streets in downtown Logansport are now two-way streets. | More info
🚧 State Road 218 to be closed for a bridge replacement on or after Thursday, June 1, 2023 (through late September)
⚠️NIPSCO is completing a gas expansion project in Cass, Howard and Miami Counties. Construction is expected to continue through November and will include temporary lane/road closures. Find more info here.
Here are just a few of the upcoming events listed on CassCountyCalendar.com
9/30: Household Hazardous Waste Day
9/30: Mobilize Recovery Day of Service
9/30: Young America Lions Club Craft Show, Bake Sale and Lunch
9/30: Community Carnival
10/4: Fall Dinner Fundraiser – Cass County Domestic Violence Task Force
10/4: Candidate Debate
🌸 We’ve added a section on CassCountyCalendar.com that focuses on events in downtown Logansport.
📅 Check CassCountyCalendar.com for more upcoming events in our area. We also have calendars for Carroll, Fulton, Miami and Pulaski Counties.
Statewide events, conferences, trainings:
HEALTH UPDATES AND INFO
⚕️The Indiana Department of Health is encouraging all parents to have their children younger than age 6 tested for lead exposure as part of legislation that took effect Jan. 1, 2023. | More info
😷 See Indiana’s COVID-19 dashboard, plus info on testing and vaccines at https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/.
SCHOOL UPDATES & INFO
See Honor Rolls from Cass County Schools.
SCHOOL CALENDARS (PDF)
SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS
👑 Lewis Cass 👑
🍓 Logansport 🍓
🎾 HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS SCORES AND SCHEDULES:
When you’re looking for info about Cass County, we try to have the answer, so we’ve been working on resource lists to make information more accessible. Here are a few we’ve put together so far:
🇺🇸 MILITARY ASSISTANCE
The Military Family Relief fund offers emergency grants for veterans and their dependent family members experiencing financial hardship. To see if you qualify visit in.gov/dva.
💰 UTILITY ASSISTANCE
- NIPSCO encourages income-eligible customers struggling to pay their gas utility bill to apply for additional energy assistance programs available December 1 through May 31. Programs such as NIPSCO Hardship, SERV (Supply Energy Resources to Veterans) and SILVER (Seniors in Indiana Low-Income and Vulnerable Energy Resource) offer a one-time benefit of up to $400 per year to those who qualify. | More info
JOBS IN THE AREA
NUMBERS TO KNOW
⚡ Logansport Municipal Utilities — (574) 753-6231 to report outages
🚨 Cass County Central Dispatch – 574-722-6060
💜 The Cass County Domestic Violence Task Force offers a free local support group for survivors of domestic violence that meets weekly. Free child care is available. For more information, call 574-722-2119.
📱 988 is a national three-digit dialing code to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. In Indiana, Hoosiers experiencing mental health-related distress may call 988 to connect to a trained crisis specialist.
📱 The Be Well Crisis Helpline is available through Indiana 211 and enables Indiana residents to speak with trained, compassionate counselors 24/7. Indiana residents can speak with a trained mental health counselor by dialing 2-1-1 or the toll-free number, 866-211-9966, entering their ZIP code and selecting the option for the Be Well Crisis Helpline. In addition, Be Well Indiana’s website contains supplemental resources including blog posts and videos offering tips for maintaining mental health as well as self-screening tools. For more information, please visit BeWellIndiana.org. | More info
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