Indiana's time zone melee continues....
wharms at bfs.de
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.
> Dan Shaw, Pulaski County ready to ditch time zone 'zoo',
> Lafayette Journal & Courier (2006-08-15 05:00 EST)
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