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The CLM Bliss House is conducting a clothing drive with a twist. From now until Jan. 27, please bring clothing donations to Goodwill in Jeffersonville or Clarksville and donate them in the CLM Bliss House's name. Goodwill will provide vouchers to the Bliss House, which allows residents to pu…

JEFFERSONVILLE — A Tuesday morning panel discussion tackled the complex intersection of addiction, suicide and mental health, including how first responders are affected by some of the things they see during the job.

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JEFFERSONVILLE — Dozens braved the icy cold Monday to remember a man whose influence to strive for peace, justice and equality has spanned decades and continents.

FLOYD COUNTY — A Georgetown couple faces multiple felonies after police say they found drugs, guns and cash while executing a warrant at their home.

Yep. You read that correctly. As regular readers now, Liz and I decided to become vegetarians for the full month of January. We are finishing our second week and I have to tell you, it’s not been as bad as I thought it would be. In fact, some of the dishes have been absolutely outstanding. I…

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FLOYD COUNTY — Members of an ad hoc committee formed to evaluate emergency medical services (EMS) in Floyd County gathered Wednesday to learn the results of an independent assessment of the existing system.

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FLOYDS KNOBS — As Alexis Lete visited Floyds Knobs Elementary School Wednesday, it was of special significance. She used to be a student there, but this week, she was a guest speaking to youth about her role as Miss Indiana USA 2020.

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GEORGETOWN – With gloved hands, 8-year-old Peyton Fetz eagerly grabbed a 1900 Kodak Brownie, a boxy vintage camera, and held it up to his eye, backward.

INDIANAPOLIS — Franklin College President Thomas J. Minar was arrested in Wisconsin following charges of “use of a computer to facilitate a sex crime, child enticement, and expose a child to harmful materials, narrations.”

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — For local musician Jackson Snelling, songwriting has been an outlet for addressing difficult topics and losses he has faced in his own life. With a new song and music video, he hopes to help others by bringing awareness to an important issue.

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Obituaries

Robert Earl "Bob" Prather, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Diversicare of Providence in New Albany, Indiana. He was born on January 15, 1931 in Sellersburg, Indiana to the late Morris and Grace Prather (Hargeshimer). Mr. Prather honorably served his country in the …

Juli M. Rumpel, 49, of New Albany, IN died January 13, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 25th at 11 AM at Ohio Falls United Methodist Church, 917 South Virginia Avenue, Clarksville, IN. There will be a light meal following the service. Juli was born August 17, 1970 in J…

Sherri L. Speechly, 72, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed away peacefully January 20, 2020 at her home. She was born October 1, 1947 in Jeffersonville, IN and had been a resident of Vero Beach since 2005. Mrs. Speechly worked as a hair dresser for 40 years. She is survived by her husband of 45 …

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