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!

The President’s Distinguished Speaker Series at Wabash College is pleased to present award-winning journalist, author, and producer Liz Plank for a virtual visit at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23. Register for a Zoom link here. (
Plank is the author of the book, For the Love of Men: A New Vision for Mindful Masculinity, which was published in 2019 by St. Martin’s Press.

Crawfordsville’s Kroger Pharmacy now offers COVID-19 vaccine to residents of Montgomery County. The expanded service follows the arrival of vials from federal vaccine supplies. The deliveries enable Kroger Health to provide vaccinations at 113 Kroger pharmacies across the state.

The Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club started off their next 100 years by continuing doing what they have for the last 100 years, serving the children of Montgomery County. The Crawfordsville Kiwanis Club just celebrated their 100th Anniversary on Feb 10, 2021 and started off their next century of service by volunteering at the Youth Service Bureau's Nourish program.

Montgomery County Community Foundation is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year and since 1991, has awarded nearly $24 million in grant and scholarship here in Montgomery County. This year two competitive grant cycles are scheduled, a spring cycle and a fall cycle, with applications due dates of April 5 and Oct. 11, respectively. For the complete Grant Guidelines, visit and from the Grants tab, select How to Apply.

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

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

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

How many Hoosiers have died because of this pandemic.

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

The number of people in the U.S. who have lost their lives to the pandemic, according to the CDC.