Members of the public should take advantage of a series of public meetings aimed at gaining feedback on the state’s once-a-decade redistricting process.
New Albany City Councilman Bob Caesar was right when he said during a January meeting that the city was way ahead of the game in investing in and developing its shoreline.
It’s true that some people have tested positive for the coronavirus even after getting a vaccine, but that is no indication the vaccines don’t work.
The U.S. Supreme Court this week proved a formidable bench for college athletes, when all nine justices backed education-related payments to the students.
The intended lesson for seven Clarksville High School seniors on Graduation Day — that disruptive actions have consequences — taught us all a lesson: adults make mistakes.
38,648. That's more than the populations of New Albany, Richmond, Goshen, Zionsville, Marion, Logansport, Lebanon, Washington, Elwood, Martinsville, Valparaiso, Greenfield and hundreds of other Hoosier communities.
A state law passed this session of the Indiana General Assembly will require Indiana middle school students to complete a one-semester civics education course, which is an excellent way to get kids started on the right track to being active participants in our democracy.
When it comes to the nationwide orgy of undemocratic voter-suppression efforts undertaken this year by Republican legislatures, Indiana has been one of the lucky ones. So far.
Those who know best are in agreement about the 2020 general election. It was free, secure and safe. The results were fair and accurate. There was no significant voter fraud. Anywhere.
Last summer, during the height of racial justice protests across the Hoosier state and elsewhere in the nation, Gov. Eric Holcomb addressed the concerns of those marching in the streets.
A juvenile justice bill that would expunge records, keep youth from being detained with adults, and consider the competency of young offenders passed out of the state Senate last week.
The Indiana House of Representatives is fraught with racial tension these days, sparked in part by uneasy debate over a school redistricting bill in South Bend that Black members saw as racist and discriminatory.
When the gavel signaled the start of the 2021 session of the Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers began considering the merits of many healthcare-related bills.
Some corporations have publicly stated that they are withdrawing financial support from Republican members of Congress who voted against certifying the results of the presidential election, but this will not necessarily stop the cash flow to these candidates.
In the middle of 2020, with coronavirus raging and people’s minds on many things, a new Indiana law went into effect banning the use of cellphones and other electronic devices while driving a motor vehicle.
Few would argue the importance of government units being prudent when spending taxpayer money. Their efforts to find less-expensive ways to accomplish the same task only works, though, when the integrity of the goal is maintained.
Raising the cigarette tax in Indiana could provide added incentive for smokers to quit while generating a much-needed boost for funding of public health initiatives.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America. In Indiana, the suicide rate — the latest data showing 16.3% — has been higher than the national average since 1999. Even more troubling, suicide is the second leading cause of death for Hoosier teens and young adults.
Many Americans are struggling financially, and the second round of government stimulus checks — part of a $900 billion COVID-relief and government spending bill signed in late December — will help pay for groceries, transportation, shelter, utilities or other necessities.
Three Republican state senators have authored legislation that would limit the authority of local health officers, a bill introduced in response to actions taken during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald J. Trump on Wednesday took up verbal arms against the United States of America — which he had sworn by oath to defend — and his tenure as commander in chief and leader of this nation should end because of it.
Indiana Sen. Mike Braun won his Senate seat in 2018 on the simple platform of supporting President Donald Trump at every turn. He has done that, so it should come as no surprise that he is publicly supporting the defeated president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
This Week's Circulars
June 2021 Obituaries
A celebration of life will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on 2021-08-28 at Hidden Creek Golf Course Event Room, 4975 Utica Sellersburg Road Sellersburg, Indiana. Masks required. .
Elmer Lee Klinstiver, 58, passed from this life to his heavenly home on Thursday, July 29, 2021 with his family by his side. He was born on January 27, 1963 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany to Elmer L. Klinstiver and the late Edna "May" (Schoen) Klinstiver. Lee was a Lutheran by fait…
Travis Lance Sprinkle, 41, of Jeffersonville, IN, passed away on July 24, 2021. He was an Army Veteran. During his time in the service he served as a nurse/medic in Iraq under Operation Freedom. Travis was a registered nurse in many facets of healthcare including dialysis, occupational healt…
- UPDATE: Man held without bond in Clarksville murder, arson
- UPDATE: Suspect in custody in Clarksville homicide
- Panera Bread part of new developments coming to New Albany
- JUST IN: Jeff police investigating homicide after man found dead Friday
- One killed after crash on U.S. 150 in Floyd County
- Pilot hospitalized after small plane crash in Floyd County
- JUST IN: Man charged with murder after body found in Jeffersonville last week
- Southern Indiana artist transforms tree into symbol of love, unity
- GOLF: Henryville couple ready to represent Team USA
- Johnny Budd new Borden-Henryville superintendent