NEW ALBANY — When she worked for child protective services in the 1980s and ’90s, Pam Darnall would often talk to children who had given up on seeking justice for their abuse after they experienced being constantly shunted from person to person, attorneys to case workers, having to tell the …
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana has a higher number of babies’ umbilical cords testing positive for opiates than the national average.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society's signature event, bringing communities together in hope, celebration and memory, is scheduled for May 12 from 2 p.m. to midnight at Big Four Station Park, 223 Pearl St., Jeffersonville. It is a unique event that offers everyone in…
CHARLESTOWN — The last several years have been a series of miracles for the Dailey family, including an unlikely and everlasting connection with a family across the country.
CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Health Department has secured a grant that would help improve services to people with addictions and response times to emergency situations.
SOUTHERN INDIANA – VOA FIT, Volunteers of America Mid-States’ new HIV testing and education campaign, recently kicked off. It will target at-risk populations with a comprehensive new strategy that emphasizes social networking and heightened community outreach and awareness.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A recent Indiana State Police report shows a continual drop in meth labs seized statewide in the last five years, and local counties are in line with those numbers.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A medical spa and salon opening in Jeffersonville will be focusing on bringing out beauty through technology, including with a super cool (literally) therapy.
As a mother and a grandmother, Denelle Hershey was constantly putting others before herself. Her life revolved around taking care of the needs of her family.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Growing up, Evan Blessett heard that drugs were bad. That they could get him into trouble. That he shouldn't do them.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Friday's session of Clark County CARES Drug Facts Week took a look at how mindfulness and focus can help those living with addictions — and those without — work toward a place of peace and healing.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jim McClelland sees a lot of bad things. As executive director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement for Indiana, he is fighting the opioid epidemic from the top. But in Clark County, he sees something different: hope.
CHARLESTOWN — A group of local health care professionals have fresh plans for the former St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown, which has been empty since 2015.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A job candidate might look great on paper and seem even better in person, but he won’t get the job at Clark Memorial Hospital if he fails the drug test.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Kevin Burke, Clark County's former health officer, has done the math, and he believes that drugs and their consequences cost the county over $100 million each year.
NEW ALBANY — The 11th annual St. Mark's health fair is just around the corner, providing an opportunity for community members to get a lot of their health needs taken care of under one roof — and at no cost.
INDIANAPOLIS — CarDon & Associates, Inc., a Bloomington, Ind.-based provider of senior housing, rehabilitation and long-term care services, has announced the addition of Lincoln Hills Health Center to its family of senior living communities throughout central and southern Indiana, a news…
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that the U.S is in the middle of a severe flu season, and numbers from hospitals in Clark and Floyd counties reveal Southern Indiana is battling the virus alongside the rest of the country.
Dubbed the "grossest" bill facing the Indiana General Assembly, legislation banning scleral tattooing passed through the Senate on Tuesday despite concern that no one in the state has apparently been harmed by the procedure.
NEW ALBANY — By midmorning, much of New Albany was coated in ice and around 2:30 p.m., the snow started to fall. In face of winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service, public and private schools closed and some people chose to stay indoors.
SELLERSBURG — On the way to the Buckner No. 631 Masonic Lodge in Sellersburg, 9-year-old Kamauri Harris asked his mom, Jamie Harris, why strangers would want to give them the thousands of dollars needed for Kamauri's new hearing aids.
NEW ALBANY — A new program in Floyd County aims to offer much-needed support in the first crucial steps toward addiction recovery.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Until the frigid winter weather breaks, the Jeffersonville Fire Department is working with a backup vehicle in tow, one to help make sure firefighters and residents are safe and warm during emergency runs.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Since forming three years ago, Clark County CARES has worked to partner with the community to seek solutions for the area's — and the nation's — opioid problem.
CLARK COUNTY — Preliminary numbers show around a 30-percent drop in overdose deaths in 2017 in Clark County over 2016 numbers — the first time that's happened in at least three years.
NEW ALBANY — A man was treated for hypothermia after crews found him stowed away on a barge on the Ohio River near Southern Indiana early Tuesday.
NEW ALBANY — Simple tasks were becoming more and more difficult for Jeff Jones. At 61, pulling the garbage can from the street to the top of his driveway tested both his breathing and stamina.
NEW ALBANY — Samantha and Tyler Holliday spent their New Year’s Eve a little differently this year. The couple didn’t stay up and kiss at midnight. Instead they left their family's house at 10 p.m., set their alarm for 3 a.m. and went to bed early. In the morning, they braved the cold and dr…
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As temperatures continue to slip into the single digits, animal welfare experts want owners to be aware of what harsh weather can do to pets and how to help keep them safe.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The days and weeks leading up to the holidays can mean a lot of running — days filled with shopping, wrapping, celebrating. But for some, the quieter days following the holiday hustle and bustle can create room for sadness or depression.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A man accused of stealing an ambulance from Clark Memorial Hospital is undergoing a mental evaluation to determine his state of mind at the time of the incident.
NEW ALBANY — Hosparus Health of Southern Indiana is gearing up for the next year of Community Breakfast, a monthly gathering featuring topics of interest to seniors and their caregivers.
INDIANA — Aldi is voluntarily recalling several brands of apples in six states, including Indiana, for possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to a news release.
NEW ALBANY — When doctors take the Hippocratic Oath, they swear to treat the sick no matter what. Robert “Bob” Receveur always stuck to that promise — and often — went above it.
INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said medical marijuana should be studied and treated like other pain relief drugs but said he could not favor legalizing its recreational use.
LOUISVILLE — This month, officers from from the Jeffersonville, Clarksville and Clark County Fraternal Orders of Police have raised a total of $3,000 in donations to be made to Norton Children's Hospital.
NEW ALBANY — This week, staff and volunteers are filling the fellowship hall of Depauw Memorial United Methodist Church in New Albany with glitter and gold, getting ready for the annual Christmas decorations sale.
After passing 15 bills last session in an attempt to stem the opioid crisis, the Indiana General Assembly will fine-tune some of those during the upcoming short session.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Local advocates for a U.S. Senate bill that would introduce a three-digit suicide hotline number and take a closer look at suicide prevention efforts say anything that reduces barriers to help is a step in the right direction.
SELLERSBURG — The Town of Sellersburg Municipal Works has issued a boil water advisory for several areas, according to a post on the town's Facebook page.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Jeffersonville Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 100 has partnered with the Jeffersonville Police Department for a good cause. For the month of November, you might see a different look on the officers who protect the streets of Jeffersonville.
CLARK COUNTY — Michael Bowlin had first been prescribed pain medication by his family doctor to help with a back injury sustained in the 1990s.
NEW ALBANY — The Homeless Coalition of Southern Indiana will again provide shelter to people in need this winter through its White Flag program. Operated by volunteers, the program needs community members to lend their time one to two times a month.
=The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) has issued an urgent public alert in regard to the dangers of drugs currently in circulation.
This Week's Circulars
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- Suspect in custody following cyber threat targeting New Albany High School
- Future New Albany pub about the classics and conversation
- THE HEART THAT BINDS: Transplant connects families from across the country
- How local schools keep students safe
- FOND FAREWELL: Seniors East, Langford combine for 55 points in victory over Bedford
- Jeffersonville adult caretaker charged with fraud, theft, neglect
- Bank Street Brewhouse will soon have Mexican food as Taco Steve moves in
- Greenville-based company puts SoIN on the galactic map
- Andrew Takami suspends U.S. Senate campaign