Record-breaking COVID-19 cases in Indiana have come to Boone County. Signature Healthcare at Parkwood on Grant Street in Lebanon has 25 residents and 12 employees who have tested positive. Worse, the Boone County Health Department reports four residents have died because of the outbreak.
JEFFERSONVILLE — The Jeffersonville Police Department recently responded to two critical incidents within 48 hours calling for the SWAT and Critical Incident Negotiation teams — one involving a hostage and the other with a direct threat to police.
Despite the public health emergency, life goes on for Watch Us Farm, which offers jobs and life skills to high-functioning adults with special needs. Executive Director Janice Agarwal said the types of jobs have changed in response to the pandemic, but the organization is still growing.
ZIONSVILLE — In a move that avoided a potential legal showdown, the Zionsville Town Council voted to allow Mayor Emily Styron’s veto on two proposed ordinances to stand during an early morning meeting Monday.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a safety order and notification of penalty and levied $12,000 in a proposed fine against a Daleville-based company for violations that may have led to the death of an employee in June.
FLOYD COUNTY — As COVID-19 cases spike locally and across the state, the Floyd County Health Department is extending the county’s mandate requiring masks until the end of the year.
ALEXANDRIA — As they celebrated the rebirth of Christ on Easter at a socially distanced service in the parking lot of the Madison County Federal Credit Union in Alexandria, Louis Jackson III and Antonio Quinones gave birth to a plan they hope will give Black male children lifelong social support.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The number of voters casting ballots before Nov. 3 continues to climb to record numbers in Clark and Floyd counties, and officials expect that to remain steady over the next two-and-a-half weeks until election day.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — As COVID-19 cases rise across Indiana, Southern Indiana health officials are concerned that Clark and Floyd counties are heading in the wrong direction.
With a gray sky, chilly wind gusts and intermittent sprinkles as a backdrop, executives at Poet Biorefining’s ethanol production plant joined local and state dignitaries to announce what they see as news pointing to a brighter, post-pandemic future.
SOUTHERN INDIANA — The Salvation Army of Southern Indiana’s Angel Tree applications have opened earlier than usual this year, and the organization is expecting large numbers of applicants due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When you think of an online event, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the lack of social interaction and limited connection. Perhaps all you see in your mind is PowerPoint slides or a monotone talking head. While this can be true to some extent, the convenience, flexibility, and reduced costs of virtual events can make them easier to embrace, and now with pandemic travel restrictions and challenges, they have become more standard, but will they become better experiences?
During a conference call early Wednesday afternoon, Beth Tharp said she was asked to briefly describe a memorable event from her year so far. She knows what she would have talked about had the call taken place later in the day.
Just weeks after Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that the state would move to Stage 5 of reopening, recorded case numbers broke records, consistently reporting 1,000-plus new cases since Oct. 6.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Community members planning a series of theater productions meant to foster conversations on race and identity say they’re just months away from the project’s first release.
JEFFERSONVILLE — Mayor Mike Moore pointed to a field along Charlestown-Jeffersonville Pike on Wednesday and proclaimed there will be a future for the former farm land.
This Week's Circulars
TERRE HAUTE [mdash] Mindy R. Wilkinson, 39, passed away May 1, 2020 in Terre Haute. She was born January 20, 1981 in Okinawa, Japan, to Felix Earl Wilkinson and Joy Hooten. Mindy loved to go mushroom hunting, and spend her time at Turkey Run State Park. She is survived by her mother, Joy Dej…
MARTINSVILLE, Ill. [mdash] Marilyn June (Medkser) Atkins, age 90, of Martinsville, IL, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Marshall Rehab and Nursing Center, Marshall, IL. June was born June 3, 1930 in Clark County, IL, to the late Wayne P. Medsker and Florence Wells Medsker. She was …
ROSEDALE [mdash] Dorothy M. Brown, 100, of Rosedale, died at 12:36 PM, October 18, 2020, at her residence. Born April 8, 1920, in Parke County, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer and Bessie Huxford. She and her husband were lifelong farmers in the Rosedale area and a longtime member of …
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