JEFFERSONVILLE — Results of a more than two-month investigation into the death of a woman who died while held in the Clark County jail point to natural causes, specifically underlying health issues.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Two Clark County organizations are partnering to bring awareness to addiction and suicide prevention, discussing the intersection of both at an upcoming forum.
NEW ALBANY — When Janice Barnett, director at the BreakAway women's recovery home in New Albany asked students at Fairmont Elementary for their help in raising awareness for recovery, the kids were all in.
CHARLESTOWN — The City of Charlestown has initiated plans for a more than 120 acre multi-sports complex, a move that's expected to make it a regional draw for youth and league sports.
NEW ALBANY — A Southern Indiana woman is partnering with local community agencies to help bring awareness to addiction and resources in the area, and put faces to the people who have or are experiencing it.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Jeffersonville resident Liv Storz said she hasn't put her life on hold due to the increasing instances of mass shootings across the U.S., but it has changed her perspective.
CLARK COUNTY — Clark County was among the top counties in the state for child fatalities according to a recent report, an issue local leaders are already working to resolve.
KOKOMO -- Kayla Britton was in full-time mother mode at Kokomo Beach July 12. She was treating her children to a fun-filled day at the water park. She was walking with her toddler along a wading area, ankle deep in the water, to the kiddie pool, breastfeeding her youngest son.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — With heat indices slated to reach well over 100 degrees over the next few days, Haven House shelter in Jeffersonville will have its doors open wider than usual.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As Indiana remains landlocked on three sides by states with some level of legal acceptance of marijuana, Southern Indiana police deal with increased flow of the drug from other areas, forcing lawmakers to ponder where the state is headed.
CLARKSVILLE — A Clarksville woman is requesting the public's help in finding her missing service dog, who she says was taken from her workplace more than a month ago.
Now that summer has arrived, outdoor activities have officially been kicked into high gear for millions of people across the country, which means lathering up with sunscreen.
CLARKSVILLE — As the clock ticks on the nearly 100 long-term residents who will be displaced when a Clarksville hotel closes next month, community groups, local and state leaders continue to seek resources and assistance.
JEFFERSONVILLE — For the fourth time since opening in late 2017, residents from the M. Fine senior community on Spring Street have been affected by flooding inside the building.
LifeSpan Resources, a non-profit serving elderly and disabled individuals in Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties announced that one of its volunteers, Jenny Kirkham, has been selected as a recipient of Indiana’s Golden Hoosier Award, the highest honor bestowed upon a senior citizen by …
INDIANAPOLIS–More than one in five Indiana adults smoke cigarettes, one of the highest rates in the nation, while the number of youths using vaping products remains a concern for anti-smoking advocates.
CLARKSVILLE — Management companies overseeing a recently-closed Southern Indiana hospital have agreed to pay $3.6 million to settle a civil suit alleging false claims and illegal financial arrangements.
INDIANA — Hoosiers who read the headlines over the past several weeks may have picked up on an alarming piece of data: Indiana has the second highest rate in the nation for child abuse.
NEW ALBANY — Louisville resident Emilee Ward has personally faced the obstacles that exist for pregnant women struggling to overcome their addiction.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The team behind a new outpatient substance abuse treatment facility in Jeffersonville say they want to be one of many ongoing and needed solutions to addressing the opioid crisis in Southern Indiana.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Indiana recently reached a milestone when it added its 100th problem-solving court, a system Clark and Floyd counties have been leading the way in for nearly a decade.
The Centers for Disease Control, along with several states, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, are investigating a multi-state outbreak of E. coli. As of Thursday, 72 people from five states have reported cases.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — A Southern Indiana health official says drug overdoses have leveled off in the area since a spike earlier this month, but health leaders continue to monitor overdose activity and improve services available for those using.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Effective April 1, Clark Urgent Care will move to the Clarksville Medical Center, 2205 Greentree North, Clarksville, right next to Clark Primary Care (formerly Havens Medical Group).
CLARKSVILLE — Employees of the Kentuckiana Medical Center in Clarksville have been notified that the hospital and its ancillary clinics and other facilities will close on April 27.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Coalitions in Clark and Scott counties that are working to fight the drug crisis are among 10 in the state to each be awarded $75,000 in state grants to help develop and improve their coalitions.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hospitals across Indiana would be better-equipped to combat the life-threatening illness called sepsis, thanks to legislation co-authored by state Rep. Rita Fleming, D-Jeffersonville, which has been approved in the Indiana House.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Indiana Department of Transportation will close Interstate 64 left lanes at various locations this weekend — beginning Friday — for cable rail installations.
JEFFERSONVILLE — LifeSpring Health Systems announced today that in light of the ongoing government shutdown, all copays and deductibles for furloughed federal employees and their families will be waived. LifeSpring CEO, Dr. Terry Stawar said in a news release, “As a part of the health safet…
CLARK COUNTY — Next week marks the start of the fourth annual Clark County CARES Drug Facts Week, a free lineup of community events dedicated to seeking solutions to Southern Indiana's drug and addiction crisis and offering resources and support.
INDIANA — The Indiana Family & Social Services Administration has announced that it will release Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for February early on Jan. 19. No additional SNAP benefits will be issued in the month of February. March distribution plans remain u…
JEFFERSONVILLE — She’s less than a week old, and Destiny Denise Lynn Williams is already making her mark. She’s her parents’ first child, her grandparents’ first grandbaby, she’s a first niece. She also carries the distinction of being the first baby born in Clark County in 2019.
CLARKSVILLE — Those in charge of a new residential, abstinence-based addiction treatment facility in Clarksville say they want to make a difference in Southern Indiana, and they're ready to be part of the solution to healing the community of addiction.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana State Police collected more than 2,000 pounds of unused or expired medication on Oct. 27 during the 16th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug …
CLARK COUNTY — Chief of Detectives Maj. James Haehl can't even begin to count how many child pornography cases he's worked over his 25 years with the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
JEFFERSONVILLE — With its new Jeffersonville office, Premier Hospice & Home Health hopes to expand its outreach in Southern Indiana.
The News and Tribune's annual Power of Pink series is a collection of stories aimed at raising awareness of issues related to breast cancer while celebrating life and honoring the survivors. Below are this year's stories of hope, love and survival, along with stories of medical advances.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As state and local leaders work to find solutions to the opioid crisis, some say the need for medication assisted treatment is one of the most effective ways to get those addicted into recovery. Opponents, however, say it's trading one drug for another.
SELLERSBURG — An upcoming public forum in Sellersburg is designed to raise awareness about addiction — from tobacco to alcohol to opioids — which organizers say they hope will help with the state's low public health ranking.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Rainfall totals in the Louisville Metro were already more than double the September average as of Sunday, with rains through Wednesday expected to cause some flash flooding.
INDIANAPOLIS — The HIV outbreak in Scott County that reached epidemic proportions in the middle part of this decade could have been reduced dramatically if state officials had acted sooner, says a study from the Yale School of Public Health.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The number of child deaths in Indiana has dropped for the first time since 2012, according to a report released from the Indiana Department of Child Services this week.
FLOYD COUNTY — Indiana Department of Transportation’s contractor for pavement repairs on the Sherman Minton bridge has revised its scheduled operation for this weekend’s lane closures. Instead of restricting a single lane of Interstate 64 in each direction, E & B Paving requires closing …
CLARK COUNTY—The Clark County Health Department has been advised by the Indiana State Department of Health that additional mosquito samples have been identified with the West Nile Virus in Clark County.
NEW ALBANY — IU Southeast was recently awarded a $300,000 federal grant to help bolster the campus' sexual violence prevention efforts — an award school officials say will go a long way to strengthening the already fairly safe campus.
SELLERSBURG — Tracy Skaggs was just 4 years old when she was first exposed to drugs, in the company of her mother. Just over three years ago, she took back control of her life from an opioid addiction and is using her experience to help others.
NEW ALBANY — The Floyd County Health Department has confirmed that pools of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus during routine sampling conducted in the New Albany area. Positive samples for West Nile Virus have been found in Floyd County for several years, but these are the …
NEW ALBANY — Indiana is experiencing an outbreak of hepatitis A, a highly contagious liver disease. Since November 2017, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has confirmed 44 outbreak-related cases of hepatitis A in Floyd County. The ISDH reports 385 (as of 8/17/2018) outbreak-relat…
This Week's Circulars
Martha Ann (Dittmeier) Wigginton, 89, passed away October 14. Visitation, Saturday, 3-8 p.m., Sunday, 9-10 a.m., service immediately following at Naville & Funeral Home, Market Street, New Albany.
Michael Simms passed away August 30, 2019. He is survived by his son Steven Simms and grandchildren Eli and Oliver Simms. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 113 W Maple St, Jeffersonville.
- UPDATE: Commission files misconduct charges against three Southern Indiana judges
- Online 'threat' directed at Charlestown mayoral candidate
- UPDATE: No students injured following I-265 bus accident in New Albany
- New eatery making mouths water in New Albany
- Papa John's founder donation accepted for JHS baseball field
- Separate investigations lead to two Southern Indiana drug arrests
- Local representatives urge INDOT not to close Sherman Minton
- Geriatric psychiatric facility to offer in-patient services in Clarksville
- Eichenberger stepping down at Baptist Floyd
- American Health Network breaks ground on New Albany medical building