• Photo: Shelton Fireworks, Richmond, Indiana No Public Fireworks Scheduled Please be respectful of your neighbors if you're planning a private July 4th celebration.
  • Photo: Boats docked at Middlefork Reservoir Middlefork Reservoir Pontoon cruising is a great way to get out and enjoy the fresh air!
  • Photo: Gazebo at the Richmond Rose Garden, with roses in bloom. Richmond Rose Garden Kudos and thanks to the many rose garden volunteers for such a beautiful public garden!



Graphic: Summer reading at MRL: Student reading a book.

Imagine Your Story

MRL wants to spark your imagination this summer with their reading and activity program. Receive a weekly newsletter in the mail with reading ideas, jokes, recipes and crafts. Get your books via the convenient curbside pickup and don't forget to request your Grab 'n' Go Kit for the kids!

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Back on Track Indiana

There are many things for individuals and businesses to consider as Indiana begins to lift restrictions. Find Indiana's plan at backontrack.in.gov, including helpful guidelines for businesses. You can find additional resources in WayNet's Health section. Remember - it's STILL important to wash your hands!

Graphic: Mobile Phone in Car

New Cell Phone Law

Beginning July 1, Indiana motorists are prohibited from holding or using a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. Hands-free technology, such as Bluetooth or a cradle or the need to call 911 in an emergency are exceptions. This violation faces a Class C infraction with fines of up to $500.

Things To Do in Wayne County

Due to the unprecedented issues surrounding the COVID-19 response, many events have been canceled or postponed. Please contact the organization before venturing out.
Find the entire calendar of events under "Things To Do!"Month View

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Did You Know?

John Finley, Richmond, Indiana mayor from 1852 until his death in 1866, wrote the poem "The Hoosier's Nest", which is often cited as the first written reference to the word "Hoosier".