November 5, 2020: 4 things to know and 7 upcoming events

Last Updated on November 5, 2020 by Michelle Dials

Here are a few things we thought you might want to know for Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020:

Cass County remains in orange on the weekly update on the state’s COVID-19 dashboard, indicating moderate to high community spread.

State officials including the governor and the state health commissioner urged people to do the things that are known to help slow the spread of COVID-19: wearing masks, washing their hands, keeping their distance from others, as well as staying home when sick and participating in contact tracing and quarantining if exposed.

As of Tuesday, 1,897 people were hospitalized in Indiana with COVID-19.

Lewis Cass Schools announced some schedule changes due to COVID-19 here.

Little Children’s Ministry announced it has extended its closure with plans to reopen on Nov. 16.

Numbers announced Wednesday by ISDH:

Cass: 2462 (39 new cases); 26 deaths
Carroll: 422 cases (14 new cases); 13 deaths
Fulton: 463 (11 new cases); 12 deaths
Pulaski: 219 (7 new cases); 6 deaths
Miami: 833 (24 new cases); 5 deaths
Howard: 1899 (30 new cases); 69 deaths
White: 741 (30 new cases); 16 deaths

The fall installment of property taxes is due November 10, 2020. You can pay in person at the treasurer’s office in the Cass County Government Building, online at, by mail, or using the drop box on Court Street.

The Salvation Army will hold signups by appointment next week for Angel Tree and Christmas Assistance. Find more information here.

Myers Spring Company, Inc. is the recipient of a Manufacturing Readiness Grant. Read more here.


Some of the other upcoming events you’ll find listed on include

11/6: Virtual Open Interview Day at Four County

11/7: Annual Holiday Sip N Shop at Life Gate Church

11/7: Prescription Drug Take Back Event at Logansport High School

11/9: Turkey Trot Registration Deadline

11/11: Cass County Veterans Day Parade

11/14: Cass County Extension Homemakers Holiday and Craft Fair

11/21: The Magic Hat Mystery at Black Dog Coffee

You can find more local information on and more local events at