Diane Stepro of the Jeffersonville Public Library shared that the Jeffersonville Township Public Library has several new genealogical titles, including three related to Fort Jefferson at Clarksville, Kentucky, a short-lived Revolutionary Era outpost at the confluence of the Ohio and the Miss…

It is that time of year for calls to come in with people wondering why their plant or plants aren’t looking very good right now.

NEW ALBANY — Samtec Cares announced Tuesday that it has awarded a $25,000 grant to The Exodus Road to help cover the cost of tools and technology used by the nonprofit’s investigators who partner with law enforcement to fight human trafficking in Southeast Asia and South America.

FRENCH LICK — The Ninth District Democratic Party, in conjunction with the 140th Indiana Democratic Editorial Association (I.D.E.A.) convention, held its annual Lee H. Hamilton Dinner as the finale event of the conference on Saturday at the French Lick Springs Resort Hotel.

The Focus on Community series courtesy of Community Foundation of Southern Indiana breaks down the community needs of those in Southern Indiana. Recent data from a needs assessment identifies hunger as one need of the community. This story analyzes the issue and those working to tackle the issue. 

Floyd County 4-H is excited to present the Anybody Can Art SPARK Club, a short-term club that will provide interactive experiences for youth interested in learning more about art.

A $9,750 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation enabled Communities In Schools of Clark County to purchase nature kits to fund an outdoor enrichment program for more than 300 elementary students served by school-based Extended Day Learning programs.

Our Faith, Our Future: Ending Hunger in Times Like These, a virtual gala to benefit Bread for the World, Bread for the World Institute, and the Alliance to End Hunger will be Dec. 3 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. (ET).

The Spirit of Red Ribbon Awards are given by Our Place Drug and Alcohol Education Services Inc. to honor individuals who have made a significant contribution toward the education, prevention, intervention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse in our community.

ANDERSON, Ind. — Commissioners in a central Indiana county have failed to extend the county’s needle exchange, halting local efforts to prevent the spread of diseases among intravenous drug users by providing them with clean needles.


ELKHART, Ind. — A 100-year-old Indiana woman who has lived through World War II, survived cancer and successfully battled her way back from a bout of pneumonia last year, learned earlier this month that she’s also a survivor of COVID-19.


INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers still don’t know the full toll of COVID-19 in long-term facilities that care for some of the state’s most vulnerable residents. Data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on nursing homes still have errors, despite two separate updates since the agency first rele…


NEW ALBANY — Baptist Health has received an $873,982 grant from the Federal Communications Commission’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program to fund a pair of physical distancing efforts — one to effectively treat these contagious patients and another to electronically link Baptist Health Medical Gro…

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INDIANA — There have now been 40,430 COVID-19 cases identified in Indiana, the state department of health reported Monday.


Those of you who play or follow golf have quite possibly heard of a past great golf teacher by the name of Harvey Penick, who was an early golf professional who transitioned into being a golf coach for the University of Texas for over 30 years, followed by becoming one of the most respected …


It’s hard to believe that such a mild, dry weekend is possible this close to the official start of summer.

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NEW ALBANY – Last February the Floyd Memorial Foundation officially kicked off a capital campaign to raise funds to construct a new chapel near the entrance to the Baptist Health Floyd hospital facility. The goal was to complete and open the chapel this year.

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INDIANAPOLIS—Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has commanded media attention managing the COVID-19 crisis through this primary season as Woody Myers, now his Democratic challenger in the fall election, has struggled for visibility.

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INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb called for a statewide coalition to address racial disparities after a fourth consecutive day of demonstrations statewide but offered no concrete examples of change.


The Indiana Department of Insurance, the state’s insurance regulator, is alerting Hoosiers 65 and older that there is a Special Enrollment Period for Part B of Medicare without penalties.

Since hairdressers were unable to go into assisted living facilities because of the lockdown to protect from coronavirus, Bennett Place’s Life Enrichment Coordinator, Dianne Hinkle, took care of the residents. Betty Jo enjoyed getting a haircut and style.

The News and Tribune is publishing a daily list of food pantries and free services offered to people in need of help during the coronavirus pandemic. If you know of additional free assistance available, please email details to brenda.dorman@newsandtribune.com.

JEFFERSONVILLE — A worker who was injured Saturday after falling into one of the columns on the downtown crossing portion of the Ohio River Bridges Project has been cleared for work, Walsh Construction spokesperson Clair Nichols said.


CLARK COUNTY—The Star Hill Road project has been pushed back a week due to a delay with the guardrail installation, Jack Coffman, Clark County Commissioners' president, said.

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