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.
Just two weeks into the 2021 legislative session, lawmakers moved quickly to pass high-priority bills despite COVID-19 mitigations and potential security concerns.
INDIANA — President-elect Joe Biden is to be inaugurated Jan. 20, but Steven Webster, Indiana University assistant professor of political science, says the transition won’t magically dissolve the tensions that have risen among Democrats and Republicans over the past four years.
INDIANAPOLIS — When Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick’s term was up as the final elected official in the role, Gov. Eric Holcomb went with an obvious choice when replacing her: his senior education adviser, Katie Jenner.
NEW ALBANY – Four graduating seniors in Clark and Floyd counties will receive four-year scholarships as the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.
NEW ALBANY — IU Southeast is one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company chose the school for its list, “Best Business Schools for 2021,” released this week.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The kindness and generosity of two children killed last week in Panama City Beach, Florida, will live on through a foundation their parents are starting to help other children.
CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville has raised over $28,314 for the Clarksville Fraternal Order of Police’s “Shop-With-A-Cop” program this year, according to a news release.
CLARK COUNTY — The Clark County Health Department is offering free drive-thru training today in Henryville to learn to administer naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug.
FLOYD COUNTY — Starting Friday, New Albany-Floyd County Schools will move to complete eLearning for the rest of the semester due to rising COVID-19 cases.
CLARKSVILLE — Clarksville Community Schools is switching to two weeks of district-wide remote learning due to staffing issues caused by COVID-19.
CLARK COUNTY — For the first time in 15 years, New Albany native Ginger Payne is beginning to truly be able to see herself, shining through the burden of addiction that has followed her for years.
NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. board voted unanimously Monday to adopt a 2021 budget of $134 million, which includes $76 million for the education fund, $13 million for debt services, $35 million for operations, $6 million for the referendum fund and $2 mi…
JEFFERSONVILLE — In less than two months, leaders at Community Action of Southern Indiana expect to have all of their programs implemented at the organization’s new site in the Claysburg neighborhood of Jeffersonville.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Community members planning a series of theater productions meant to foster conversations on race and identity say they’re just months away from the project’s first release.
CLARK COUNTY — Since the start of the school year, Greater Clark County Schools has had 28 among staff test positive for COVID-19 and 31 among students.
CLARK COUNTY — A 2018 initiative by Clark County health officials to respond to cardiac arrest or drug overdose events is getting a boost from a national grant aimed at improving training and expanding services.
CHARLESTOWN — A mother says she intends to sue Greater Clark County Schools, claiming her daughter, who self-identifies as a lesbian, has encountered discrimination at Charlestown High School.
FLOYD COUNTY — Grades 7-12 will continue with a hybrid schedule at New Albany-Floyd County schools until the end of 2020, but there will be some modifications, according to NAFC Superintendent Brad Snyder.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Community Action of Southern Indiana (CASI) is expected to close this week on the former Spring Hill Elementary property and begin relocating offices and services over the coming weeks — the first such move in more than 30 years.
NEW ALBANY — Indiana University Southeast reports an increase in graduate students and diversity in the fall 2020 census count.
SELLERSBURG — Ivy Tech Community College Sellersburg campus has officially launched its Career Coaching and Employer Connections program and welcoming students to participate.
The Clifty Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution has announced Erin Kramer of Jeffersonville High School the winner of the George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest.
INDIANAPOLIS — As schools start the new academic year, K-12 schools and higher education institutions approved for support for online learning will begin receiving grants from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief, or GEER, fund.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — School is back in session across Southern Indiana, and while in-person classes have resumed at local schools, many families have chosen to enroll students in virtual classes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
CLARK COUNTY — A New Washington High School student has tested positive for COVID-19, Clark County Health Officer Dr. Eric Yazel confirmed Saturday.
FLOYD COUNTY — Some people associated with Floyd Central athletics are cautioning business owners to beware of a company they say they’re not affiliated with soliciting monetary sponsorships for items with team insignia.
JEFFERSONVILLE — A 14-year-old Jeffersonville writer and artist will soon be sharing her love for storytelling with the community through a unique public art installation.
NEW ALBANY — It’s not the “sanctuary” status a local Second Amendment group was hoping would be declared, but the Floyd County Commissioners approved a resolution Tuesday citing their support for governing authorities and the Constitution.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the coronavirus pandemic, but for political reasons against the will of families.
NEW ALBANY — It will not be mandated, but the New Albany City Council may approve a resolution later this month requesting people wear a face covering in public in response to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Nearly 20 years after the most recent performance of a Jeffersonville High School production that challenged students to examine their racial beliefs and foster conversations on race, the production is returning to Southern Indiana.
CLARK COUNTY — A Clark County board voted Tuesday to modify an in-patient addiction program for inmates to an outpatient-only program — a change some say is needed to protect against COVID-19 and others say will dampen the program’s effects.
CLARK COUNTY — The Greater Clark County Schools board unanimously voted Monday to modify the school calendar for the remainder of 2020 to safeguard against a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall, and was presented with the reopening plan for the semester ahead.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — There’s a certain time of year 9-year-old Addie Roberts looks forward to more than most others — the week she spends in Henryville at Camp Quality, a weeklong summer camp for children who have or are dealing with cancer.
NEW ALBANY – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has awarded nearly 100 scholarships totaling more than $870,000 in support for Southern Indiana students for the 2020-2021 academic year.
INDIANAPOLIS — As the cost of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to climb and affect nearly every part of Indiana’s economy, state leaders have decided to protect K-12 school funding from the cuts other agencies are experiencing.
NEW ALBANY – The Master of Science in Nursing program at IU Southeast has earned full accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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.
NEW ALBANY — Over the past two decades, counselor Laura McGuirk has guided countless New Albany students on the pathway from high school to the next stages of their lives.
Bryce Dayton didn’t really know what he was signing up for when a guidance counselor at Clarksville High School encouraged him to apply for Leadership Southern Indiana’s new program, NEXGEN, in 2014.
NEW ALBANY — It is uncertain what the next academic year will look like for college students as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, but Indiana University President Michael McRobbie has outlined multiple possibilities for IU campuses.
INDIANAPOLIS – The latest executive order from Gov. Eric Holcomb, issued Friday, will permit many businesses in 89 of Indiana’s 92 counties to move to “Stage 2” of the plan to thwart the coronavirus, as detailed by the governor’s office.
MUNCIE — Thanks to a Ball State University immersive learning experience titled i-Made, Floyds Knobs resident Schyler Cerqueira is seeing her creative architectural designs become reality while serving the Muncie community.
SELLERSBURG — High school seniors at Rock Creek Community Academy were met with a celebration Tuesday afternoon as their teachers paid them a visit from a safe distance.
FLOYDS KNOBS — The auditorium at Floyd Central High School might be dark but that’s not stopping the school’s theatre arts department from entertaining the community.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The first Earth Day, created by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, was celebrated on April 22, 1970 as a way to help bring awareness to conserving the environment.
JEFFERSONVILLE — After several months as Jeffersonville High School’s interim principal, Greater Clark County Schools has appointed Pam Hall as the school’s permanent principal.
DNR properties remain open for day-use outdoor recreation, including hiking, biking on paved trails, boating, fishing, birding and geocaching. Entrance-gate admission at properties that normally charge gate admission remains temporarily waived.
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 …
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