This Day in History: Lincoln Delivers the Gettysburg Address November 19, 1863 In just 272 words, President Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most memorable speeches in American history. The occasion was the dedication of a cemetery for 7,500 soldiers who fell during the Battle of Gettysb… Read more

Happy Friday, Southern Indiana. Here's a look at some of the week's top stories: Centenary United Methodist Church in New Albany for sale Attendance has dwindled at the 179-year-old church, so the congregation plans to relocate. Two injured, dog killed in Jeffersonville house fire A home on … Read more

This Day in History: East Germany Opens the Berlin Wall November 9, 1989 The East German action followed a decision by Hungarian officials a few weeks earlier to open the border between Hungary and Austria. This meant that East Germans could circumvent the Wall by going through Hungary, into… Read more

5 Things You Never Knew About Halloween The spookiest night of the year is almost upon us. Here are five Halloween facts you might not have known. 1 The 2,000 year-old pagan festival — known as "Samhain" — began in Ireland to mark the end of fall's harvest. 2 The Celtic legend of "Stingy Jac… Read more

Phillip Rivera serves as a mild-manner residential supervisor at the Clark County Youth Shelter and Family Services by day and a demon-possessed ghoul during Halloween season as a volunteer at the Culbertson Mansion's Literally a Haunted House. Here, he shares his thoughts about fear and the… Read more

Leevi Emery, 33, is charged with the murder of 29-year-old Stevie Cornett in Jeffersonville July 27. Her body was found in her home on East Chestnut street Aug. 6. Read more

Facebook Security Breach Gave Hackers Control to 50 Million Accounts The social media giant made a blog post about the flaw discovered by its engineering team. Hackers found a weakness in the company’s code within its “View As” feature. “View As” lets users see what their profile looks to ot… Read more

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