By The Numbers

By The Numbers, a look at what’s in the news . . . by the numbers. These are just numbers, not suggestions that they mean more or less than what they are. We do not suggest that one number is connected to another. These are simply facts with no extraneous details, bias or slanted reporting. To borrow (and perhaps mangle a bit) a quote from legendary fictional detective Joe Friday, it’s just the numbers, ma’am!


Southmont Schools is continuing a year-long celebration of its 50th Anniversary with a Winter Reunion on Saturday, Jan. 22 at Southmont High School from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Six Wabash College seniors have earned Orr Fellowships, guaranteeing them two-year, salaried positions with a host company in Indianapolis. This marks the most Orr Fellows from Wabash in an academic year in the fellowship’s history. As Orr Fellows, Lucas Bender, Drew Bluethmann, Isaac Cloran, Kenny Coleman, Solomon Davis and Gerard Seig will receive executive mentorship and participate in a curriculum designed to develop understanding and skills vital to entrepreneurship and business leadership.


The Crawfordsville Fire Department (CFD) is pleased to announce the addition of two new hires, Gage Corbett and Timothy Blye to the department this week. Blye is a 2017 Jefferson High School graduate from Lafayette, Ind. and Corbett is a 2017 Elwood Jr./Sr. Highschool graduate from Elwood, Ind.


Number of COVID-19 cases found so far in Montgomery County, according to the State Health Department.


How many people in Montgomery County who have lost their lives to the pandemic.


According to the Indiana State Department of Health, that’s how many Hoosiers have been diagnosed with the virus. 


How many Hoosiers have died because of this pandemic.


According to the CDC, that’s how many Americans have been diagnosed with the virus. 


How many Americans have lost their lives to the pandemic.