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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.

CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School will present the musical comedy “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in the Robinson Performing Arts Center at Providence, March 6-8 and March 13-15.

CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School hosted the New Albany Deanery Academic Olympics Tuesday, with students grades six through eight from six different schools competing – Sacred Heart Catholic of Jeffersonville, St. Anthony of Padua Catholic of Clarksville, St. John Paul II Cath…

CLARKSVILLE — Our Lady of Providence High School in Clarksville recently announced that Karen Schueler, director of Learning Support Services, has received the Providence St. Theodora Guerin Excellence in Education Award. Schueler will represent Providence at the National Catholic Education …

Floyd Central Theatre Arts will present the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss in a musical adventure like no other in a special adaptation of the Broadway musical “Seussical” that is specially designed for young audiences.

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SOUTHERN INDIANA – Volunteering with Exit 0, 18-year-old Erin Stensrud was in New Orleans helping the homeless when she met a young boy, thrilled with a new toy he found – a shell.

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NEW ALBANY – Self-taught home rehabber and star of the HGTV show “Rehab Addict,” Nicole Curtis talked to students and community members at Indiana University Southeast this week about what it takes to succeed.

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Manfred "Sonny" T. Kraft Sr., 84, of New Albany, passed away May 28, 2020 at Baptist Health Floyd. He was born May 6, 1936 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Manfred H. and Elizabeth Roach Kraft. He was retired from AT&T and a member of Grace Lutheran Church, New Albany. In addition to …