INDIANAPOLIS — At least six Hoosier nursing homes have lost more than 30 patients to COVID-19, according to federal data released Thursday that for the first time details the pandemic’s toll on the state’s nursing facilities.
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fair has been canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, joining other high-profile events like Gen Con and Indiana Black Expo whose organizers decided they couldn’t assure the safety of visitors to their crowded programs.
NEW ALBANY – “Baptist Health is helping to get Kentucky and Southern Indiana back to work by offering customized COVID-19 testing solutions and digital tools to employers,” said Dr. Michael Newkirk, vice president of Physician Services.
INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana has seen record numbers of people filing for unemployment and applying for SNAP benefits because of the COVID-19 pandemic that hit in March and resulted in a statewide shutdown of all but essential businesses.
NEW ALBANY — One staple of the Harvest Homecoming Festival is the line of hungry customers who eagerly await their opportunity to purchase a bowl of chicken and dumplings from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1693.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The contested Republican races for two Indiana House seats representing Clark County areas — Districts 66 and 73 — in Tuesday’s primary were separated by only 58 votes in one district and 273 in the other.
Indiana Humanities announces the distribution of a $2,500 CARES support grant to the Vintage Fire Museum and Safety Education Center of Jeffersonville. The grants are designed to help provide stability during this pandemic period to nonprofit organizations that provide public humanities prog…
If you want a summer snack or dessert without tons of sugar, try easy frozen fruit kabobs. Choose two or three of your favorite fruits, or use up small bits of leftover fruit, to make this delicious treat. All you need is a package of bamboo skewers from the grocery and you are ready to go.
I may be a bit late to the party, but I’ve started watching “The Chosen,” the gritty TV series about the life of Christ as seen through the eyes of those who encountered him when he walked on Earth. So far I’m on episode five of eight in season one -- and I’m hooked.
INDIANAPOLIS – Tuesday’s primary set the stage for the November general election by advancing the candidacies of some familiar names and ending those of others.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — April may be remembered as the bottom of the downturn in the economy as a result of COVID-19, and the latest jobs report shows what a historically terrible month it was on the labor front.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday expanded their case against the police who were at the scene of George Floyd’s death, charging three of the officers with aiding and abetting a murder and upgrading the charges against the officer who pressed his knee on Floyd’s neck to second-degr…
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LOUISVILLE — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced a request for proposals as he tries to clean up the city’s police department.
INDIANA — There have now been more than 35,000 cases of COVID-19 identified among Hoosiers, the state department of health reported Wednesday.
LOUISVILLE — Hours after looters struck the Kroger on West Broadway, West End residents and customers began arriving at the store to help clean up.
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.
Joe Biden is on the cusp of formally securing the Democratic presidential nomination after winning hundreds more delegates in primary contests Tuesday that tested the nation’s ability to run elections while balancing a pandemic and sweeping social unrest.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s first election to feature widespread mail-in balloting concluded Tuesday with long lines in Indianapolis delaying the closure of some in-person voting locations by three hours.
NEW ALBANY — As 6 p.m. arrived and polls were set to close for the Indiana primary on Tuesday, lines wrapped around school buildings that served as vote centers in Floyd County.
FLOYD COUNTY — Floyd County voters rejected a referendum that would have expanded school safety services and security with funding from increased taxes.
INDIANAPOLIS — Voters across Indiana saw long lines, social distancing and new cleaning precautions in the state’s first election held in the COVID-19 era Tuesday.
A poll worker stationed at Floyd Central High School was removed Tuesday after making "editorial comments" against the passage of a school safety referendum, said Floyd County Democratic Party chair Adam Dickey.
Follow our team of reporters as they cover the 2020 primary in Southern Indiana. Click here for our voter guide and check newsandtribune.com later tonight for election results and complete coverage.
President Donald Trump's threat to use military force nationwide if governors fail to deploy the National Guard in sufficient numbers to quash protesters is based on the Insurrection Act of 1807.
LOUISVILLE — The Kroger grocery store in Louisville's Parkland neighborhood has closed out of “an abundance of caution” following a fifth night of protests in the city, according to WAVE 3 News.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A protest over the weekend in downtown Jeffersonville was peaceful between demonstrators and police officers, city officials said Monday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump declared himself “the president of law and order” and threatened Monday to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests.
NEW ALBANY — Shawn Carruthers, president of the Floyd County Commissioners, called for reflection on recent protests and those affected by them at the onset of the body’s regular meeting Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb called for a statewide coalition to address racial disparities after a fourth consecutive day of demonstrations statewide but offered no concrete examples of change.
The Indiana Department of Insurance, the state’s insurance regulator, is alerting Hoosiers 65 and older that there is a Special Enrollment Period for Part B of Medicare without penalties.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Several Southern Indiana businesses closed early Sunday night — at least one confirming it was for safety reasons — after days of protests in Louisville and in many other cities in response to recent officer-involved deaths of black residents.
LOUISVILLE — A man was shot and killed after shots were fired toward Louisville Metro Police Department officers and National Guard members while trying to disperse a crowd following protests that continued into Monday morning, according to LMPD.
LOUISVILLE — Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a dusk-till-dawn curfew for Saturday night, hoping to prevent a third night of violence, according to WAVE 3 News.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — After months of being told to stay at home and avoid large groups, Southern Indiana residents will have a chance soon to get outdoors and enjoy some live music.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is asking paddlers to report their wildlife observations while paddling Indiana waterways from June 1 to July 31.
INDIANAPOLIS – The state will use $30 million in federal aid to offer grants to small businesses feeling revenue losses due to the coronavirus pandemic.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Around 40 protesters gathered Friday evening at Big Four Bridge in Jeffersonville, seeking justice for Breonna Taylor, the Louisville woman fatally shot by police, and George Floyd, who died while being restrained by a Minneapolis police officer, who dug his knee into the …
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This Week's Circulars
Christopher J. Van Gilder passed away on May 31, 2020. Legacy Funeral Center was entrusted with his care, and he was laid to rest at Walnut Ridge Cemetery.
Services for Imogene Dietrich-Bryant will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home, Nashville, TN. Interment will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Full obituary at www.phillipsrobinson.com
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