INDIANAPOLIS — Clark and Floyd counties are among 25 counties that will share more than $1 million the federal government is awarding Indiana to train workers to help deal with widespread opioid use, addiction and overdoses.
JEFFERSONVILLE — New information released Monday in the murder of a man found July 23 in Jeffersonville’s Oak Park neighborhood shows that police believe drugs were involved and that the suspect was wanted on an attempted murder in North Carolina with similar details.
CLARK COUNTY — A local attorney with longtime Jeffersonville roots has been named the new Clark County chief public defender, following the vacancy left by Abe Navarro when he was appointed by Gov. Eric Holcomb to serve as a Clark County judge.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A suspect police believe is responsible for the death of a man found last Friday near the road in Jeffersonville's Oak Park neighborhood has been charged with his murder.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A rail company in Clark County has filed a civil lawsuit against the River Ridge Development Authority after it says an appraisal was improperly done on train tracks the authority intends to dismantle for redevelopment in the River Ridge Commerce Center.
CLARKSVILLE — A man is being held in Clark County jail on no bond after police say he killed and dismembered a woman at her Clarksville apartment Monday, stole items then set the unit on fire to cover the crime.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Police have released the identity of a man found dead in Jeffersonville's Oak Park neighborhood Friday and confirmed that this is now a homicide investigation.
NEW ALBANY — The Indiana Court of Appeals has taken 12 years off of the executed sentence of a former pilot who pleaded guilty last year in Floyd County to child exploitation.
CLARKSVILLE — A suspect is in custody in connection with a homicide and possible arson after firefighters responding to a fire at a Clarksville apartment complex Tuesday found a woman deceased. Neither the victim nor suspect has been identified.
NEW ALBANY — A Floyd County judge has set bond at $50,000 court cash for a New Albany police officer arrested Monday on felony charges for obstruction of justice and official misconduct.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A Clark County judge has for the second time denied a request to lower the $1 million cash-only bond for a man awaiting trial for attempted murder and other charges.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A New Albany police officer facing six felonies in two counties has been arrested on a warrant and is currently being held without bond in the Floyd County jail awaiting an initial hearing Tuesday.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A nonprofit that has been helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault for four decades in Southern Indiana has moved to a new location and begun offering greater outreach to those who need their services.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Clark County Council has approved initial budgets for two new judges seated at the start of the month — funding that will allow the new courts to hire staffing and purchase supplies.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A Clark County man accused of carjacking two drivers, shooting at a bystander and hiding from police for hours last year has for the second time requested his $1 million cash bond be lowered; the court has taken the request under advisement.
CLARK COUNTY — The newly reintroduced Clark County Crisis Intervention Team, in partnership with LifeSpring Health Systems, will be hosting later this month a community discussion focused on mental health issues exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
NEW ALBANY — The Indiana Attorney General’s Office has filed a court document opposing a sentence modification for a man serving 65 years for killing his wife and dismembering her body in New Albany in 2020. However, the Indiana Court of Appeals has not yet ruled on the matter.
INDIANAPOLIS — Body cameras have been distributed to nearly one-third of frontline Indiana state troopers almost a year after the governor announced the step as part of the state’s response to racial injustice concerns, state police officials said Thursday.
Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston and Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray are tentatively planning on completing new congressional, state House and state Senate districts by Oct. 1, using so-called “legacy” data from the U.S. Census Bureau that will become available in mid-August.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Attorneys for Indiana State Police have responded to an April 29 civil lawsuit in which multiple officers are accused of the wrongful death of a Black man during a traffic stop last spring.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The two new Clark County judges appointed last week by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb take the bench today, and both say they’re up to the challenge ahead.
CLARKSVILLE — Six weeks after fire destroyed an historic cabin at the George Rogers Clark home site in Clarksville, officials are making plans to move forward.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Retired U.S. Army Specialist Jason Kendall was on his first tour in Iraq in June 2007 when he and two others were injured in an explosion while heading back to base. On Tuesday, he was recognized for his sacrifice 14 years ago.
CLARK COUNTY — A newly-elected Clark County judge is focusing on more ways to allow low-level offenders to serve their time by helping the community rather than in jail or on long stints of probation.
CLARK COUNTY — Two new Clark County judges are making preparations to take the bench July 1 after their appointments Tuesday by Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A man charged with murder in the June 9 shooting death of a Clarksville woman at her home has appeared for an initial hearing in Clark County.
NEW ALBANY — A U.S. District Court judge has ordered the former proprietor of Charlestown’s Wildlife in Need to pay nearly $734,000 in attorney’s fees to PETA, which brought the civil case.
CLARK COUNTY — With two weeks until they take the bench, Clark County officials await the announcement of who two new judges will be.
NEW ALBANY — A former Harrison County officer who pleaded guilty in Floyd County last week to child exploitation and voyeurism has died by apparent suicide, investigators have confirmed.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A Clark County judge will not close to the public and news media an upcoming civil trial related to child molestation, he ruled Monday.
FLOYD COUNTY — Public comment is now open for residents to share their input before the Indiana Department of Emergency Management approves or denies the closure plan for the main coal ash pond at Duke Energy’s Gallagher Station.
NEW ALBANY — A former Harrison County police officer pleaded guilty to 11 felonies for child exploitation and voyeurism in Floyd County Thursday.
INDIANA — The Indiana Attorney General has spoken against a sentence revision for a New Albany pilot serving 30 years for child exploitation.
CLARKSVILLE — Police have identified a woman fatally shot in her Clarksville home early Wednesday as 54-year-old Michelle R. Slaughter.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A Louisville woman is facing eight felonies after investigators say she smuggled heroin and fentanyl into the Clark County jail and gave some to another inmate who later died.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A Southern Indiana businessman and activist is partnering with community agencies to create a space to have open, honest conversations about race, inclusion, diversity and equity — and how they contribute to both the history and future of the area.
CLARKSVILLE — The Clarksville Town Council has voted to accept a judge’s orders in a four-year-old civil case and approve rezoning for an apartment complex on the north end of town.
CLARKSVILLE — An arson suspect police say burned down a historic cabin in Clarksville last week appeared for an initial hearing Monday in Clark County.
NEW ALBANY — A former Floyd Central High School business teacher charged last week with providing alcohol to a student appeared for an initial hearing Monday in Floyd County.
NEW ALBANY — A Floyd Central High business teacher and former Miss Harvest Homecoming has been charged with a felony after police say she provided alcohol to an underage student during the school’s recent prom.
CLARKSVILLE — A judge has again ruled in favor of an apartment developer previously denied a rezoning request in 2017 by majority vote of the Clarksville Town Council.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Police are investigating two separate non-fatal shootings that happened at local bars in Jeffersonville over the past week; a suspect is in custody in one case and a person of interest identified in the other.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Two Southern Indiana residents have been arrested on multiple charges after police say a driver led them on a chase through two states and multiple counties Wednesday morning.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Just months into her first year on the bench, Clark County Judge Lisa Glickfield is working to tackle an issue she’s already seen far too often in her courtroom — cases involving operating while intoxicated charges.
CLARKSVILLE — Attorneys representing Clarksville in a civil case related to adult business Theatair X have again asked a judge to uphold the town’s decision to revoke its business license. A jury trial is now scheduled for early 2022.
NEW ALBANY — A man convicted in August of killing his wife and hiding her body for nearly a month is appealing his 65-year-sentence with a court document stating his quick guilty plea should have gotten more favorable consideration from the judge.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A federal lawsuit has been filed against the trooper who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in Jeffersonville last April. Also listed as defendants in the court action, which demands a jury trial, are “as-yet unidentified officers from the Indiana State Police.”
INDIANA — A Clark County man serving a 60-year sentence for a 1991 murder is contesting the grounds of the murder charge itself, after a related federal case has been dismissed.
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June 2021 Obituaries
Services for Mary Haley, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 7, 2021 at Legacy Funeral Center, with burial following at Walnut Ridge Cemetery. Visitation Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
James "Jim" C. Thompson, 86, passed away Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Clark Memorial Health. He worked at the Army Ammunition Plant and Jewish Hospital as an orderly/transport. Jim was a member of Eastside Christian Church. He was a native of Shepherdsville, KY. He is survived by his sons, Hen…
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