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CLARKSVILLE — In order to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has made the decision to add additional closings within the parks system.

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INDIANA — According to information released Friday by the centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. now has more than 85,000 conformed cases of COVID-19. 

Carol Dawson was inspired by a social media post referencing business owners and residents who were putting out messages of hope during the coronavirus pandemic. “It seemed calming,” the Jeffersonville resident wrote to the News and Tribune, “so I put one out on my front porch for my neighbo…

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Like the rest of us, you may find yourself cooking more meals at home. A good first step is to check your kitchen for the foods you already have. Using foods you have is an excellent way to save money and use food before it expires.

NEW ALBANY — LifeSpan Resources Meals on Wheels program is ready to help community members age 60 and older in Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties who are experiencing difficulty obtaining food and/or cooking meals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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INDIANA — There are now at least 10 positive cases of COVID-19 in Clark County and seven in Floyd, according to the most recent information from the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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SELLERSBURG — Silver Creek High School students will not attend in-person classes for at least a month as Indiana schools switch to eLearning, but as seniors collected their books and supplies from the school this week, they found notes of encouragement decorating their lockers.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — On Monday, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb issued a statewide order for Hoosiers to stay at home for the next two weeks except for essential activities, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate leaders of both major political parties announced agreement early Wednesday on an unprecedented $2 trillion emergency bill to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homebound students in American history class at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis are working on a project. I know this because my granddaughter called, asking if she could interview me about two significant historical events I remember from before she was born.

NEW ALBANY — These can be difficult times. People have been laid off, stores are closed and kids are out of school. We have all been told to stay at home as much as possible as COVID-19 spreads throughout the country.

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CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville Parks & Recreation has announced closure of all parks facilities until further notice, to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and comply with an order issued Monday by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, according to a news release. 

INDIANAPOLIS – As the country surpassed 33,000 cases and 400 deaths, including the deaths of seven Hoosiers, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb mandated a stay-at-home executive order in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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CHARLESTOWN — In accordance with Executive Order 20-08 issued Monday by Gov., Eric Holcomb, the City of Charlestown will comply with the stay-at-home protocols put into place by the state.

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INDIANA — Indiana Gov. Holcomb issued a statewide "stay at home" order for all Hoosiers for the next two weeks starting at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday through 11:59 p.m. April 6, to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

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The Floyd County Health Department has announced the need for the closure of barber shops, salons, spas, tattoo parlors and nail salons. There is a high risk of transmission of COVID-19 with these facilities. The anticipated closure time is two weeks. However, this may change as circumstance…

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INDIANA — Statewide COVID-19 cases are up to 259 as of 11:59. p.m. Sunday, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. 

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SOUTHERN INDIANA — County officials are working to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 among jail populations by beefing up intake screening, releasing low-level inmates when appropriate and issuing citations for later court dates in lieu of some arrests.

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 INDIANAPOLIS — As of 4 p.m. Sunday, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) reported 76 new positive cases of COVID-19 raising the total to 201 patients diagnosed through ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. Two more patients in Indiana …

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today confirmed the fourth Indiana death from COVID-19. The patient was a Delaware County adult over age 60 who had been hospitalized. No additional information about the patient will be released due to privacy laws.

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Karen Lynn Balmer, 62 years of age passed away on March 24, 2020 in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. She was born on May 24, 1957 in New Albany, Indiana. Karen is survived by her brother, Dave Balmer and his wife Becky, and her Bopsie Twin, Janice Weber. A private family graveside service was held at …

Services are private for Carole Barton and she will be laid to rest at Walnut Ridge Cemetery in Jeffersonville. Leave a message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.

Wanda Lea (Grangier) Goulding, 81, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The daughter of the late Amiel and Evelyn Drake Grangier, Wanda was born February 26, 1939 in New Albany. She was a banking officer with PNC Bank and retired after 35 years of service and was a member of Our Lady of Perp…