The texting service was introduced in Indiana in May 2014, but Elkhart County was one of only three counties that sent more than 100 messages to 911 in 2014.
Hesburgh served as president of the University of Notre Dame for 35 years. He died late Thursday, Feb. 26, on the university campus in South Bend.
With a half-inch accumulation from midnight through 7 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, South Bend nudged past a record that had stood for more than a century. The new mark of 35.7 inches besting 1908's effort of 35.5 inches.