Aid agencies in Monroe and Owen County hope that their relatively new, 2-1-1 phone call can become an industry standard.
Due to extensive power outages across south-central Indiana, the Red Cross has opened several emergency relief shelters.
Local officials are urging people to stay indoors and postpone traveling plans due to the continued winter weather bearing down on the state.
In parts of Brown County, residents waited more than two years for government agencies to free up money to buy out damaged properties.
After the Virginia Tech shootings, university officials want to know how mass text messaging can be used in emergency situations.