Lebanon Reporter

Local News

January 18, 2013

Local groups prepare for ShakeOut

On the 200th anniversary of an earthquake that rang church bells in Boston and made the Mississippi River run backwards, local and state officials are hoping to raise awareness of earthquake risks by participating in the third annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut.

Among the 39 local government agencies registered for the 10:15 a.m. Feb. 7 event are the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone County Emergency Management Agency. Zionsville Community Schools is among the 259 schools and districts in the nine states that have registered for the event.

The drill will last for five minutes, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security said in a press release. Information about the event, including registration, which is free and open to everyone, is available at www.shakeout.org/centralus/.

The Lebanon Reporter offers an interactive eEdition. Sign up to read the full version of stories anytime, anywhere.

1
Text Only
Local News

Featured items
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Disabled Veterans Memorial Nearing Completion Last Mass Lynching in U.S. Remains Unsolved Home-sharing Programs Help Seniors Ex-NYC Mayor: US Should Allow Flights to Israel Clinton: "AIDS-Free Generation Within Our Reach" Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide