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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

INDIANAPOLIS – A few hundred Hoosiers gathered on the Statehouse lawn Friday, demanding that Gov. Eric Holcomb reopen Indiana’s economy immediately.

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. 

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.


FLOYD COUNTY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. is preparing a plan to switch students to eLearning.

NEW ALBANY — The New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corp. will be providing free meals for children age 18 and under during the emergency school closure.

INDIANA — As patients testing positive for COVID-19 rise throughout the country, some Indiana educational institutions are taking measures to stop the spread of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

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