If you’ve stepped inside a grocery store or had the opportunity to visit a farmers market this week, it’s likely that you have been greeted by freshly harvested locally grown strawberries.

Because of the infrequency in time and location of total solar eclipses, scientists historically have had difficulty studying broad, controlled data collections on eclipse-related animal behavior. But with the advent of smartphone technology, researchers are looping in citizen scientists to help record the effects of solar eclipses. 

This Week's Circulars


Jo'ziah Hayden Fleuristal, 16 months, of Washington, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis. A short memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, 2020, at the Simon J. Graber Complex in Odon. Burial will follow in Pleasant View M…

LYNN WATKINS — A graveside service for Lynn Watkins was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Cemetery, with Rev. Paul Ferguson officiating.

BOYD AULT — A graveside service for Boyd H. Ault was held Thursday, June 25, 2020, at 2:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Cemetery, with Pastor Byron Holtsclaw officiating.