Public health experts Thursday blamed COVID-19 vaccine shortages around the U.S. in part on the Trump administration’s push to get states to vastly expand their vaccination drives to reach the nation’s estimated 54 million people age 65 and over.
NEW ALBANY — The Community Montessori School family is taking action to help in light of the recent news of long food lines and many food distribution sites stretched to the limit.
SELLERSBURG — Council members described an unfortunate reality during an information session on sewer and water service — rates haven’t been adjusted in several years, and Sellersburg customers are going to have to pay more to keep the utilities solvent.
While last weekend looked like a snow globe around here, this weekend promises to be much quieter with a decent dose of sunshine! Just because it’ll be quieter doesn’t mean we’ll escape the cold, though.
INDIANAPOLIS — For the second straight day, another person has died from COVID-19 in both Clark and Floyd counties, according to Indiana Department of Health data released Thursday.
With many families spending more time at home, nourishing snacks become more important. A nourishing snack is one that provides nutrients like protein, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and fiber to make you feel satisfied. If you are tempted to grab chips, soda or candy, remember these items…
JEFFERSONVILLE — The sixth annual Clark County CARES Drug Facts Week starts Monday, a series of events meant to help provide resources and education to people affected by addiction and to connect groups and individuals to help find solutions.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Clark County resident Mireya Hampton, just four years old when former president Barack Obama was elected to his first term in 2008, spent her earliest years growing up in a country where the highest office was held by a man who looked like her and her family members.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Four cats are being observed by veterinarians for any health issues after a house fire Wednesday in Jeffersonville.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Finding unity and bridging the country’s divides were at the core of Joe Biden’s inaugural speech after he was sworn into office Wednesday as the 46th president of the United States.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Immigration, minimum wage and COVID-19 — President Joe Biden has set an ambitious agenda that includes vaccinating 100 million people within his first 100 days in office.
INDIANAPOLIS – Despite fears to the contrary, Joe Biden’s inauguration as the 46th President of the United States passed without incident in an event centered on COVID-19 safety and security concerns.
INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Southern Indiana, according to the latest information released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Health.
Rita Berry, RN, looked right at home early on this Monday morning. She was wearing her clothing of choice — scrubs — and was caring for an infant just a few hours old. She was in her happy zone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville native Philip Bates was just 14 when he accompanied his father and about 300 others from the Louisville and Southern Indiana area to march with Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington during the “Great March” of 1963.
MADISONVILLE, KY. — The Baptist Health and Deaconess Health System boards of directors have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture to operate the Madisonville hospital and medical group.
Five additional COVID-19 deaths were reported Tuesday in Clark and Floyd counties — three in Clark and two in Floyd. Those numbers push Clark County's total deaths to 135 and Floyd County's to 107.
FLOYD COUNTY — Last summer, as racial tensions increased and COVID-19 continued to blaze a deadly path across the nation, Floyd County Commissioners President Shawn Carruthers announced a plan to see a new mission statement approved covering all of the county’s operations and employees.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Although there has been no date set yet for returning to in-person government meetings, the Jeffersonville City Council has begun discussions on potential modifications to the council chambers for when it does.
CLARK COUNTY — The River Ridge Development Authority took a step Tuesday toward what could be the first new contract for development of 2021 in the Clark County commerce park, and Executive Director Jerry Acy said the first few weeks of the year have already shown promise.
CLARK COUNTY (WAVE) — When Indiana opened vaccine signups for those 70 and older last Wednesday, Clark County resident Diane Krall immediately logged on to register.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Southern Indiana lawmaker wants his colleagues to honor Indiana’s big popcorn crop by making the grain the state’s official snack.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A renewed call by Democrats for an increase to Indiana’s minimum wage isn’t winning over Republicans who control the Statehouse, with the governor saying his goal is to prepare workers for advancing beyond low-paying jobs.
NEW ALBANY — Normally, fourth-graders in New Albany-Floyd County Schools spend a day during the school year learning at the Division Street School for an immersive history lesson.
CLARKSVILLE — New Clarksville Redevelopment Director Nic Langford said he’s up to the task of continuing to help lead the town through some of the largest redevelopment efforts in recent history.
Did the year 2020 get you down? Has its effects flavored 2021 so much that it tastes bitter already? Whether limited in travel or quarantines in COVID, perhaps what your spirit needs is a reason to celebrate. Try on one or more of these national days and see if your spirit becomes lifted.
The disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indiana's long-term care facilities is prompting calls for reform.
INDIANAPOLIS — A total of 8,936 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 24 from the previous day, the Indiana Department of Health reported on Sunday. Among those deaths is another recorded in Clark County, which has had 130 fatal COVID-19 cases.
VINCENNES (AP) — The one-time Indiana home of the nation’s ninth president is getting a $1.2 million restoration that will include sprucing up the more than 200-year-old mansion’s main floor with new windows and porches.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has proposed a measure that would ban the changing of any Indiana city names in the wake of Native American protests that forced the renaming of professional sports teams.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Saturday reported that 3,973 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 587,049 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.
TERRE HAUTE (AP) — The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.
INDIANAPOLIS — In consultation with security officials and the leadership of the General Assembly, Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday announced that out of an abundance of caution the state government complex will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday in light of recent national events, thr…
Just two weeks into the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers moved quickly to pass high-priority bills despite COVID-19 mitigations and potential security concerns.
SELLERSBURG — It’s been several years since Sellersburg adjusted its wastewater and water rates, and the town council is left facing some tough decisions to grapple with capacity and infrastructure issues.
FLOYD COUNTY — Without funding designated for improvements and long-term capital projects, appropriations are required when the Floyd County Parks Department seeks to upgrade facilities or replace equipment.
NEW ALBANY — A strongly worded resolution condemning the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will be considered by the New Albany City Council when it convenes Thursday.
I’ll admit that we have been on quite a pizza obsession of late. Coming up with different combinations is just plain fun, and if done right, absolutely delicious. In today’s edition of BBQ My Way, I am going to share a pizza recipe that my son, Andrew, came up with, centered around a white h…
INDIANAPOLIS — Clark and Floyd counties both crossed a threshold in their total number of COVID-19 cases, topping 10,000 and 6,000, respectively, in the Friday report from the Indiana Department of Health.
This Week's Circulars
Noel H. Frakes, 85, of New Albany, Indiana passed away Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at his home. He was born on October 6, 1935 to the late Howard S. and Crystal Ione Miller Frakes. Noel was retired from General Electric and was a member of St. Marks United Church of Christ in New Albany. He …
Celebration of Life: 3 PM Sunday, January 24, 2021. Visitation: 1-3 PM Sunday. Survivors: Sons: Steve(Deneen), Gary(Santa) and Scott(Andrea), Brother: Ronnie Dierking(Joyce), 4 Grandchildren, 1 Great Grandchild.
Jerome Matthew Dattilo, 87, Clarksville, IN, died peacefully at home on January 19, 2021. Born on February 11, 1933 in Louisville, KY, to Jim and Edna Dattilo, he served in the US Navy on active duty during the Korean War and remained in the Navy Reserve until after the Cuban Missile Crisis …
- Indiana GOP lawmaker pushes bill to prevent renaming of state, cities, including Clarksville
- New Clarksville redevelopment director Langford looks ahead optimistically
- Residents, pets displaced after Wednesday fire in Jeffersonville
- 50 years a nurse, 22 at Baptist Health Floyd, this is her last
- BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pioneers edge Red Devils
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Heidbreder helms Floyd's improbable comeback
- COVID-19 claims another life in Clark County
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Hatton standing tall for the Cougars
- Sellersburg hosting workshops over water, sewer increases
- BOYS' BASKETBALL: Highlanders hold off Red Devils