Students in Vigo County School Corporation who have not met new vaccination requirements by March 21 will kept out of school.
The oil exploration is located on land near the Terre Haute International Airport and is part of The Illinois Basin.
Power outages are being reported across the area, but the area hardest hit is Vigo County.
The Terre Haute City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to make all public places smoke free by July 2012. But it wasn’t without compromise.
Police in Vigo County are looking out for drivers who violate Indiana's Stop Arm law.
Some offenders seek traditional court, and opt out of the drug court program. Monroe County officials state the drug court system could be the new norm.