Indiana's time zone melee continues....

walter harms wharms at
Wed Aug 16 14:28:03 UTC 2006

to avoid such troube monitoring stations work on UTC
perhaps we should mail them that they can also :)


Paul Eggert wrote:
> Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels sent a letter Monday to the U.S. Dept. of
> Transportation supporting time reversal petitions filed by Pulaski
> County and (jointly) by Daviess, Dubois, Knox, Martin and Pike
> counties, asking to move back from central to eastern time.  Starke
> and Perry counties have not petitioned to return to eastern time.
> "Time reversal petitions"....  That has a nice ring to it.
> Dan Shaw reported yesterday that Pulaski county is currently in
> disarray.  Two sample quotes from his article indicate how bad it is:
>    "When you go to Francesville, the grocery store and the bank runs
>    on Eastern time," [Mike Tiede, the president of the Pulaski County
>    commissioners] said. "Medaryville runs on Central time. In Winamac,
>    they run mostly on Eastern. It's just a zoo."...
>    West Central School Corp., which serves slightly fewer than 1,000
>    students in Pulaski and Jasper counties, has remained on Eastern time
>    and has taken to announcing events in both times. Some say the
>    district should compromise and set its clocks back by a half an hour.
> Reference:
> Dan Shaw, Pulaski County ready to ditch time zone 'zoo',
> Lafayette Journal & Courier (2006-08-15 05:00 EST)
> <>

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