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NEW ALBANY — Jan Applegate has a special connection to the Floyd County Library for multiple reasons. Her husband was an architect who designed the building, and the year it opened in 1969, she started working in the children's department. It was the first and only job she ever had, and she …

A song made popular by Andy Williams reminds us that the Christmas season is the most wonderful time of the year. The favorite Christmas classic certainly gives us a bounty of reasons to enjoy the season. From parties for hosting to much mistletoeing, the Christmas holidays give plenty of re…

JEFFERSONVILLE — A narrow path cuts through the vital records room at the Clark County Health Department building on Duncan Avenue in Jeffersonville, offering only necessary access to the filing cabinets that line the walls of the small space.

NEW ALBANY — Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941 is a day that 94-year-old World War II veteran Mel Kahl has never forgotten. He was only 16 years old, and as he was listening to the radio at his Sellersburg home, he was shocked to hear the news that Japanese bombers had attacked the U.S. Naval Base at Pea…

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NEW ALBANY — Local skateboarders itching to test the New Albany Flow Park won't have long to wait — the project is slated to be done by the end of the month and expected to be a big draw for both hometown and touring skaters.

JEFFERSONVILLE – MetLife, Inc. and PetFirst Healthcare, LLC (“PetFirst”), a fast-growing pet health insurance administrator based in Jeffersonville, have announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which MetLife will acquire PetFirst.

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JEFFERSONVILLE – Standing in what will soon be the main corridor for the new Franklin Square Elementary, in downtown Jeffersonville, Chad Schenck pointed to the second floor, an area illuminated with daylight from surrounding windows.

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FLOYD COUNTY — There have been plenty of changes to New Albany High School Theatre Arts' Christmas Mini Musical over the past 65 years, but certain things about the holiday tradition always remain the same. Each year, theater students begin the show with a lively rendition of the lyrics, "Ch…

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SELLERSBURG — Sellersburg Police Chief Russ Whelan confirmed Tuesday evening to newsgathering partner WAVE 3 News that the juvenile hit by a vehicle earlier in the day died at Norton Children's Hospital.

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CHARLESTOWN – In a room filled to capacity, the Charlestown City Council unanimously voted to table a proposed ordinance that would start a new sewer board just weeks before three new council members and a new mayor take their seats at the table in January.

CLARK COUNTY — A senior judge from Salem, Robert Bennett, has been named to oversee the Charlestown mayoral race recount after Senior Judge Steven Fleece recused himself.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — A Henryville woman serving a 15-year sentence for the OWI deaths of her two young children in 2017 is seeking a reduced sentence. Ericka J. Fouch, 31, based the request on her recent completion of an extensive recovery program for inmates.

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NEW ALBANY — Terry Middleton is a martial arts legend. He is a 10th-degree black belt and a member of the USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame and American Martial Arts Alliance Hall of Fame. And since 1972, he has operated a successful kickboxing/boxing and self-defense school in downtown New Albany.

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NEW ALBANY — When Cassandra and Dustin Obermark met, they both saw signs that they were meant to be together. Now, married five years, the New Albany couple puts in the work to keep their family strong and full of love.

As I am writing this the day after Thanksgiving, my initial inclination was to provide you with some ideas on how to use any Thanksgiving dinner leftovers you might have. And while I will briefly do that in today’s addition, I felt it would be helpful to provide you with a dish that is light…

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MARTIN D. BONNEY, SR, age 70, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019, at Clark Memorial Hospital. He worked as a computer programmer for Blue Cross and Humana. He was an entrepreneur at heart, always looking for a problem he could solve or a service he could provide. He started a wedding …

Mass will be December 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. on December 11, 2019 at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street.

Robert Lee "Bob" Rutkowski, 82, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the local VFW's and American Legion. Bob loved playing Bingo and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was born o…

Visitation will be from 1-3 pm on Saturday, December 21, 2019 with a Memorial Service to follow at 3:00 pm at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 East Spring Street.

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