INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Southern Indiana, according to the latest information released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Health.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville native Philip Bates was just 14 when he accompanied his father and about 300 others from the Louisville and Southern Indiana area to march with Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington during the “Great March” of 1963.
MADISONVILLE, KY. — The Baptist Health and Deaconess Health System boards of directors have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture to operate the Madisonville hospital and medical group.
FLOYD COUNTY — Last summer, as racial tensions increased and COVID-19 continued to blaze a deadly path across the nation, Floyd County Commissioners President Shawn Carruthers announced a plan to see a new mission statement approved covering all of the county’s operations and employees.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Although there has been no date set yet for returning to in-person government meetings, the Jeffersonville City Council has begun discussions on potential modifications to the council chambers for when it does.
CLARK COUNTY — The River Ridge Development Authority took a step Tuesday toward what could be the first new contract for development of 2021 in the Clark County commerce park, and Executive Director Jerry Acy said the first few weeks of the year have already shown promise.
CLARK COUNTY (WAVE) — When Indiana opened vaccine signups for those 70 and older last Wednesday, Clark County resident Diane Krall immediately logged on to register.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Southern Indiana lawmaker wants his colleagues to honor Indiana’s big popcorn crop by making the grain the state’s official snack.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A renewed call by Democrats for an increase to Indiana’s minimum wage isn’t winning over Republicans who control the Statehouse, with the governor saying his goal is to prepare workers for advancing beyond low-paying jobs.
NEW ALBANY — Normally, fourth-graders in New Albany-Floyd County Schools spend a day during the school year learning at the Division Street School for an immersive history lesson.
CLARKSVILLE — New Clarksville Redevelopment Director Nic Langford said he’s up to the task of continuing to help lead the town through some of the largest redevelopment efforts in recent history.
Did the year 2020 get you down? Has its effects flavored 2021 so much that it tastes bitter already? Whether limited in travel or quarantines in COVID, perhaps what your spirit needs is a reason to celebrate. Try on one or more of these national days and see if your spirit becomes lifted.
INDIANAPOLIS — A total of 8,936 Hoosiers are confirmed to have died from COVID-19, an increase of 24 from the previous day, the Indiana Department of Health reported on Sunday. Among those deaths is another recorded in Clark County, which has had 130 fatal COVID-19 cases.
VINCENNES (AP) — The one-time Indiana home of the nation’s ninth president is getting a $1.2 million restoration that will include sprucing up the more than 200-year-old mansion’s main floor with new windows and porches.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has proposed a measure that would ban the changing of any Indiana city names in the wake of Native American protests that forced the renaming of professional sports teams.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Saturday reported that 3,973 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19. That brings to 587,049 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous days dashboard.
TERRE HAUTE (AP) — The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.
INDIANAPOLIS — In consultation with security officials and the leadership of the General Assembly, Gov. Eric Holcomb on Friday announced that out of an abundance of caution the state government complex will be closed to the public Tuesday and Wednesday in light of recent national events, thr…
SELLERSBURG — It’s been several years since Sellersburg adjusted its wastewater and water rates, and the town council is left facing some tough decisions to grapple with capacity and infrastructure issues.
FLOYD COUNTY — Without funding designated for improvements and long-term capital projects, appropriations are required when the Floyd County Parks Department seeks to upgrade facilities or replace equipment.
NEW ALBANY — A strongly worded resolution condemning the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol will be considered by the New Albany City Council when it convenes Thursday.
I’ll admit that we have been on quite a pizza obsession of late. Coming up with different combinations is just plain fun, and if done right, absolutely delicious. In today’s edition of BBQ My Way, I am going to share a pizza recipe that my son, Andrew, came up with, centered around a white h…
INDIANAPOLIS — Clark and Floyd counties both crossed a threshold in their total number of COVID-19 cases, topping 10,000 and 6,000, respectively, in the Friday report from the Indiana Department of Health.
Meet the Magnificent Margo, a 2-year-old pit bull terrier mix who is looking to pull the ultimate disappearing act out of the shelter and into your home! Margo found herself at The New Albany Floyd County Animal Shelter when her previous shelter needed to make some space. She’s sure to put a…
GREATER CLARK — Greater Clark County Schools Superintendent Mark Laughner says $6 million in budget cuts is a necessary path toward fixing “distinct financial challenges” in the district.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Another attempt to get clarity on the removal of the former chair of the Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone board failed Wednesday.
INDIANA — The Indiana National Guard is preparing to activate more than 600 of its members to help support civil authorities for the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden in Washington, D.C.
If you are looking for an easy, budget-friendly recipe for an on-the-go snack, homemade granola may be for you. With just a few ingredients and 30 minutes of your time, you can mix up this whole-grain recipe for less than 20 cents a serving.
NEW ALBANY — The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing Prosser Career Center from inviting the community to an in-person open house this semester, so it is switching to a virtual format.
FLOYD COUNTY — Republicans added to their majority on the Floyd County Council in November, but a Democrat will still serve as president of the body.
INDIANAPOLIS — Seventy-three of Indiana's 92 counties are now in the red zone for COVID-19 spread, the Indiana State Department of Health reported Wednesday, a record for the state's weekly reporting.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Several of the region’s key economic development and skills training officials called Tuesday for more racial diversity in the workplace, better understanding of the job market and increased partnerships.
NEW ALBANY – A tech firm inside the Purdue Research Park of Southeast Indiana is prepared to hire 55 additional workers over the next five years, and it gained another partner in its goal Tuesday.
CLARK COUNTY — Greater Clark County Schools is considering plans to cut about $6 million from the budget, which could include the closing of two Jeffersonville schools.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — More than 12,000 people had been vaccinated against COVID-19 in Clark and Floyd counties as of the end of Tuesday, more than 500 of whom are community members 80 and older.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Community organizers in Clark and Floyd counties have canceled annual events commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18 in light of the growing number of positive COVID-19 cases.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — Social service agencies were expected to meet this week to determine how to execute the annual Point in Time count of homeless individuals and families in Southern Indiana, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
INDIANAPOLIS — A new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified in Indiana, according to a news release issued Monday by the Indiana Department of Health.
During the opening days last week of an unusual session, Republicans and Democrats of the General Assembly released their priorities for 2021, many inspired by inequalities and shortcomings exposed by COVID-19.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb is directing flags in the State of Indiana to be flown at half-staff to honor U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood, and all Capitol Police Officers and law enforcement.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health on Sunday reported that 5,127 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 563,653 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly 86,000 Hoosiers age 80 or older have scheduled appointments to receive free COVID-19 vaccines as of 4 p.m. Sunday.
The violent mob that stormed the national Capitol Wednesday repulsed many voters who supported President Trump’s reelection but the insurrection did not demoralize his zealots in America’s heartland.
INDIANAPOLIS — Southern Indiana saw COVID-19 cases rise by 243 in the two-county region of Clark and Floyd, according to the latest data released Saturday by the Indiana Department of Health.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The new Jeffersonville Public Arts administrator has hit the ground running, ready for community collaborations that will continue to make the city a brighter place.
NEW ALBANY — Vowing to hire 55 Floyd County residents at a rate of four times the local average wage, IQPack, LLC is seeking approval of an incentives package to expand its New Albany operation.
This Week's Circulars
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 …
Virginia R. Ripperdan, 95, passed away Monday morning at The Villages of Historic Silvercrest. She was born in New Amsterdam, Indiana to the late Lawrance and Beatrice Barks. She was the office manager for the Indiana Public Employment Association for over 25 years and was a lifetime member …
Karel Thomas Sampson Sr., 76, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at Baptist Health Floyd. He was the owner of Sampson Trucking Company. Karel was a native of Louisville, KY. He is survived by his son Scott Sampson (Roxanna) of Lascassas, TN.; sister Darlene Moore of Mooresville, IN.; grand…
Mi Hui Leighty, age 56 passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. She was born on January 23, 1964 the daughter of Du Sang Yu and Sun Hyo Ki. She was a member of the First Korean Baptist Church in Louisville. She met her husband, Cliff while he was on active duty in Seoul Korea. Mi Hui was pr…
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- Floyds Knobs Goodwill store opens in new location
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- Sellersburg hosting workshops over water, sewer increases
- Resolution asking reason on Jeffersonville UEZ chair removal dies with split vote
- New Albany City Council resolution condemns attack on U.S. Capitol
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