28 results total, viewing 1 - 20
The Montgomery County Free Clinic earned a gold rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Quality Standards Program for 2023. Gold rating is the highest quality of care … more
Almost everyone knows what actions to take in the event of physical injury: apply first aid techniques. However, as youth are increasingly challenged by mental health issues, educational institutions … more
Meals on Wheels Crawfordsville announced it will be participating in the 21st annual March for Meals — a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and our senior neighbors who rely … more
Do you have type 2 diabetes? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to live well reducing your health risks? If so, Purdue Extension has a great program for you. Purdue Extension … more

Usher in 2023 with other outdoor lovers at one of the many First Day Hikes offered Jan. 1 at Indiana’s state parks, forests, and lakes. First Day Hikes are a healthy way to start 2023. They … more
The Montgomery County Commissioners have entered into an interlocal agreement with the City of Crawfordsville for the provision of countywide emergency medical service. Under the agreement which … more
During the holidays, societal norms expect us to be sociable and cheerful. But it can be difficult for people dealing with the loss of a loved one. A normal shopping trip may turn blue when you hear … more
Too often in today’s headlines we read about another case of child abuse in the United States. Local resident Sandy Lofland-Brown along with her son, Luther Lofland Jr., have co-authored a … more
The American Lung Association has released its 2022 State of Lung Cancer report, which shows Indiana has some work to do. The leading cause of lung cancer is smoking, and the state ranks high in … more

The League of Women Voters invites everyone to Lunch with the League in its new location in Fusion 54, third floor, at noon on Friday. Lunch with the League programs are for public information … more
David W. Johnson has been chosen as the first dedicated chief executive for the Montgomery County Free Clinic. Johnson will work with the board of directors to oversee clinic operations, community … more
The Montgomery County Harm Reduction Coalition will host the biannual Prescription Drug Takeback event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Montgomery County Courthouse. This … more
Indiana hospitals are feeling the effects of rising costs and an unprecedented workforce crisis, according to a new survey from the Indiana Hospital Association. Indiana hospitals are feeling the … more
Franciscan Health, in partnership with Montgomery County Health Department, hosted a community baby shower Sept. 10 at the Montgomery County 4-H Fairgrounds, that brought in 81 families. These … more

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children across the U.S. According to national data, an average of two kids under 13 were killed every day in collisions in 2020. Of the total fatalities … more
The American Heart Association’s school-based youth program, Kids Heart Challenge, awarded $2,390 to Meredith Nicholson Elementary School in Crawfordsville for a Minds in Motion activity … more
In need of a COVID-19 vaccination? The Montgomery County Health Department has you covered. The department offers the new Bivalent booster vaccine which covers the BA4 and BA5 variants of the … more
Dr. Michael P. Scheidler is seeing silver. The Crawfordsville optometrist recently celebrated his 25th anniversary providing eye care from his downtown practice at 109 E. Main St. and he has no … more
The state of our mental health has become a national emergency. Suicidal thoughts and mental health conditions can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Suicide is often the result … more

Longtime health department employee Adrianne Northcutt will take over as county health administrator on Sept. 8. The applicant review and interview team, made up of Montgomgery County Health Board … more
1 | 2 Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.