INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s finances took a $1 billion hit in April, the first full month of shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as revenues in all categories from income to sales taxes dropped sharply.
NEW ALBANY — To further limit the spread of COVID-19, all patients, family members, visitors, staff and vendors must wear a face mask at all times when in a Baptist Health facility.
NEW ALBANY — The July 3 celebration on New Albany’s riverfront has been postponed, if possible, to a later date.
As we have now moved past Memorial Day weekend, we are definitely smack-dab in the “meat” of the outdoor grilling season, and today I thought I would share with you a tool that most cooks do not have in their culinary arsenal, a tool that would exponentially improve the quality and accuracy …
SOUTHERN INDIANA — In April 2019, a Clarksville police officer shot and killed a man after responding to a domestic disturbance call along Howard Street.
We are creatures of habit, aren’t we? We drive the same way to work each day. We sit in the same chair. We order the same food at the restaurant. We pray the same prayer, behave the same way.
NEW ALBANY — Some New Albany residents say they don’t know where they and their neighbors will get groceries when the only grocery in downtown New Albany closes in two weeks.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which regulates nursing homes, released a report Thursday on COVID-19 and its impact on nursing homes. That report including data on the number of COVID-19 deaths reported at the facilities, not all of which filed the information.
INDIANA — There have now been 291,638 people tested for COVID-19 in Indiana since March, 36,578 of those were positive, or 12.5%, the Indiana State Department of Health reported Friday.
INDIANA — Although there continue to be new positive cases of COVID-19 and deaths due to it reported in Indiana daily, local and state data show a decline in number of cases since mid-April.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fair has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, joining other high-profile events like Gen Con and Indiana Black Expo whose organizers decided they couldn’t assure the safety of visitors to their crowded programs.
NEW ALBANY – “Baptist Health is helping to get Kentucky and Southern Indiana back to work by offering customized COVID-19 testing solutions and digital tools to employers,” said Dr. Michael Newkirk, vice president of Physician Services.
INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana has seen record numbers of people filing for unemployment and applying for SNAP benefits because of the COVID-19 pandemic that hit in March and resulted in a statewide shutdown of all but essential businesses.
NEW ALBANY — One staple of the Harvest Homecoming Festival is the line of hungry customers who eagerly await their opportunity to purchase a bowl of chicken and dumplings from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1693.
NEW ALBANY — Many people are feeling a “gamut of emotions” in response to current events, whether it is anger, mourning, fear, motivation or “all those things rolled into one,” James Wilkerson told a virtual town hall Thursday as IU Southeast reached out to open conversation about recent events.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The contested Republican races for two Indiana House seats representing Clark County areas — Districts 66 and 73 — in Tuesday’s primary were separated by only 58 votes in one district and 273 in the other.
If you want a summer snack or dessert without tons of sugar, try easy frozen fruit kabobs. Choose two or three of your favorite fruits, or use up small bits of leftover fruit, to make this delicious treat. All you need is a package of bamboo skewers from the grocery and you are ready to go.
I may be a bit late to the party, but I’ve started watching “The Chosen,” the gritty TV series about the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of those who encountered him when he walked on Earth. So far I’m on episode five of eight in season one -- and I’m hooked.
The Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E.Cluff Avenue, has completed the digitization and transcription of a series of interviews with survivors of the 1937 Great Ohio River Flood in Jeffersonville.
INDIANAPOLIS – Tuesday’s primary set the stage for the November general election by advancing the candidacies of some familiar names and ending those of others.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — April may be remembered as the bottom of the downturn in the economy as a result of COVID-19, and the latest jobs report shows what a historically terrible month it was on the labor front.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday expanded their case against the police who were at the scene of George Floyd’s death, charging three of the officers with aiding and abetting a murder and upgrading the charges against the officer who pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck to second-degr…
CLARK COUNTY — Starting July 1, West Clark Community Schools will be dissolved, and two separate school corporations will be formed.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A Borden man charged with child molestation and possession of child pornography has been sentenced in Clark County and remanded back to jail, after a plea agreement entered earlier this year.
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LOUISVILLE — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced a request for proposals as he tries to clean up the city’s police department.
INDIANA — There have now been more than 35,000 cases of COVID-19 identified among Hoosiers, the state department of health reported Wednesday.
LOUISVILLE — Hours after looters struck the Kroger on West Broadway, West End residents and customers began arriving at the store to help clean up.
NEW ALBANY — A day after Floyd County voters opted out of a $3.1 million school safety referendum, those involved in the effort expressed appreciation to supporters and vowed to continue to work on ways to keep students safe.
Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation’s ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting concluded Tuesday with long lines in Indianapolis delaying the closure of some in-person voting locations by three hours.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Clark County saw a record number of voters cast ballots through mail-in or absentee in Tuesday’s primary, which County Clerk Susan Popp said was an encouraging sign.
NEW ALBANY — As 6 p.m. arrived and polls were set to close for the Indiana primary on Tuesday, lines wrapped around school buildings that served as vote centers in Floyd County.
CLARK COUNTY — Voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum that will separate West Clark Community Schools into two school districts.
FLOYD COUNTY — Floyd County voters rejected a referendum that would have expanded school safety services and security with funding from increased taxes.
INDIANAPOLIS — Voters across Indiana saw long lines, social distancing and new cleaning precautions in the state’s first election held in the COVID-19 era Tuesday.
CLARK COUNTY — Southern Indiana attorney Dan Moore has handily won a victory in the Clark County Circuit No. 1 Republican Primary and will face the court’s sitting judge in the General election in November.
A poll worker stationed at Floyd Central High School was removed Tuesday after making "editorial comments" against the passage of a school safety referendum, said Floyd County Democratic Party chair Adam Dickey.
This Week's Circulars
William G."Rusty" Knowland, Jr., age 65 passed away Friday June 5, 2020. William was born June 28, 1954 at Jeffersonville, Indiana to the late William G. and Nellie Pearson Knowland, Sr. He was a peacetime Navy Veteran and a former welder for Tower Automotive. Also, preceding him in death we…
William (Bill) Charles Legan passed away on June 5th following a brief illness. Most knew him as Mr. Legan as he spent 40+ years in education teaching Junior High and High School students in Indiana and West Virginia. He also volunteered teaching Adult Education in West Virginia and received…
Ray T. Shirley, 85, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 at his home. He was a retired welder foreman at Jeffboat and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. Ray was a native of Floyds Knobs, IN. He is survived by his wife Martha Ashton Shirley of Jeffersonville, IN.; brothers Robert Shirle…
Visitation, 3 to 8 p.m. June 8, 2020 at Newcomer-New Albany. Mass, 11 a.m. June 9, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
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