Clark County

  Charlestown community remembers fallen officer Sgt. Ben Bertram one year after his death

“This last year has been very, very tough,” the Charlestown Police assistant chief and Bertram’s brother-in-law said.

Charlestown fire hydrants being replaced

Clark County man in court for charges of delivering and distributing drugs to jail

  Clark County man accused of having sex with teen girl who viewed him as ’father figure'

Man wanted for trying to deliver, distribute drugs inside jail in custody

Clark County deputies treat 40 kids to holiday shopping spree

West Clark Community Schools offers counseling after student killed by passing car

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Clark Memorial Health employees donate Blessing Bags to Jesus Cares at Exit 0

  Juvenile hit by car in Sellersburg dies at hospital

  Jeffersonville High student helps save family from Thanksgiving house fire

  EXCLUSIVE: Southern Indiana mother sentenced for crash that killed children says she is ready to get out of prison

  Indiana man in jail after alleged road rage incident on Thanksgiving

  Candy canes mark 128 years of sweet success for Schimpff’s Confectionery

  Black Friday Shoppers get out early in WAVE Country

The must-get items this year at Bass Pro Shops was apparel.

Fire Marshal: Clark County house fire started by deep fryer

Several agencies responded to put out the flames in a two-story home.

Man accused of robbing Charlestown gas station in October arrested by SWAT Team

Almost two months after allegedly robbing the Sunoco gas station off Market Street in Charlestown, the suspect has been arrested.

  Clarksville community reacts to sex offender arrest

David Blair, 35, was covertly living within 1,000 feet of a school.

  Charlestown Police builds, strengthens K9 legacy in the year after Sgt. Ben Bertram’s death

Convicted sex offender found living near school

30 years after opening, Jeffersonville’s Community Kitchen serves hundreds of meals daily

  Driver charged, accused of hitting four highway workers while driving while intoxicated

Groundbreaking held for John Schnatter Stadium

Demolition begins on former Clarksville motel

  Charlestown mayor calls for recount after slim loss in election

If a judge rules that the recount can proceed, a commission would then be created and the votes would be tallied again.

  Southern IN lawmakers react to Red for Ed Action Day

Some politicians, who may not always see eye to eye, agreed that masses of teachers showing up at in Indianapolis made a statement.

Haven House shelter changes hands, becomes Catalyst Rescue Mission

Though the change of name and hands is now official, the sale of the property is still in the works.

  Many Indiana schools closed as teachers demand higher pay

On Tuesday, teachers organized through the Indiana State Teachers Association marched on the statehouse and met with their lawmakers.

Former Jeffersonville officer pleads guilty to battery

Rebecca Moses was arrested in Henryville in October 2018. She is accused of punching and threatening a woman who was dating her ex-girlfriend.

  Thousands of educators to travel to statehouse, rallying for teacher pay increases

Teachers from around Indiana will fill the statehouse on Tuesday, wearing red for education as they demand change to the public education system.

Services restored in Sellersburg, boil advisory continues

The continued boil advisory is a safety precaution to avoid any kind of stomach illness.

Boil advisory in Sellersburg ‘a safety precaution’

According to a press release from the town’s water superintendent, the boil advisory is a safety precaution to avoid any kind of illness related to the water.

  Code names, keywords in inmate conversations lead to crackdown on drug smuggling ring

Some inmates at the Clark County Jail are getting an extended stay after getting caught trying to smuggle in drugs.

  66-year-old says Medicaid transportation system is failing her and others

Tens of thousands of Medicaid patients in Southern Indiana are missing important rides to doctor’s appointments, often because the state-funded Medicaid drivers aren’t showing up.

Multi-county pursuit of man in reported stolen truck ends in Louisville

Six law-enforcement agencies were involved in a multi-county pursuit of a man in a truck that had been reported stolen.

Sellersburg under three-day boil advisory

Around 3 p.m. Wednesday a main break on State Road 31 resulted in low water pressure.

  Oscar Kays Trial: Judge rules defendant guilty of attempted murder but finds him mentally ill

A crime-scene investigator was among the final witnesses to testify in the second day of the Oscar Kays bench trial Wednesday.

Indiana high court suspends judges involved in Indianapolis fight

The Indiana Supreme Court opinions says, “Unpaid suspensions of 30 days or longer, then, are among the most severe sanctions short of removal from office.”

Colston Park Residential Lofts now open in Jeffersonville

Representatives from arc Development and One Southern Indiana held a ribbon cutting event on Tuesday for the opening of the newly constructed Colston Park Residential Lofts in Jeffersonville.

  E-learning days keep GCCS kids learning, even in messy weather

With wintry weather headed to WAVE Country for the first time this fall, many parents are keeping an eye on road conditions to see if school will be canceled or delayed Tuesday.

  West Clark teachers to attend Red for Ed rally as Indiana educators push for change

After a year of waiting for action, teachers like those in West Clark insist they need to show Indiana lawmakers that they're serious about change.

Woman sought after attempting to mail drugs to jail turns herself in

Logan Rudolph, Brandon Sears and Vivian Alexander are facing charges of conspiracy to commit dealing in a controlled substance in a plan to smuggle drugs into the Clark County, Indiana jail.

  West Clark school board member discusses possible district divide

The split needs to be passed by voters through a special election, a petition or by putting the split on the ballot in May.

Plan to smuggle drugs into jail foiled; 3 facing charges

The drugs were to be mailed to the jail and distributed by an inmate,

A ‘district divorce’ could happen within the West Clark Community School District

Voters will decide whether to divide the West Clark Community School District into two parts.

  Hodges ready to lead Charlestown forward following mayoral race win

Treva Hodges taking the win from incumbent Bob Hall Tuesday night by just 30 votes.

Jeffersonville murder suspect hit with new drug charges

A man charged with killing his co-worker at a tire shop in Jeffersonville is facing additional drug charges.

  Hodges beats Hall in Charlestown mayoral upset

The victory Tuesday night came with a slim margin, though that doesn't matter much to Hodges. She said whether you voted for her or not, it's time to get to work.

Special ‘therapists’ visit Jeffersonville firefighters

It was all part of an equine therapy session at the Jeffersonville Fire House.

  Drug roundup puts more than 50 in jail

Suspects across southern Indiana to Louisville are charged with dealing meth and other drugs. Police said several of them also were in possession of guns.

  Longtime mayor takes on political newcomer in Charlestown mayoral race

Neighbors put up signs in yards as they declare support for mayor Bob Hall or his challenger, Treva Hodges. Charlestown has now become a town divided.

  Former mayor takes on current mayor for top job in Jeffersonville mayoral race

In Jeffersonville, voters will have to decide between their current mayor and the former mayor, as Democrat Tom Galligan takes on incumbent Republican Mike Moore.

Indiana Court of Appeals denies sentence appeal for convicted child molester Michael Begin

Begin's earliest release date is Oct. 18, 2092.

Estopinal Big 4 Plaza unveiled in Jeffersonville

Wayne Estopinal was the man behind the award-winning design of the park. He was killed when a small plane crashed in Memphis, Indiana last year.

Big Four Station Park holds Halloween Downtown event

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters and their parents headed to downtown Jeffersonville for the Republic Bank Halloween Downtown party.

Site of former America’s Best to become youth sports complex

The Eastern Boulevard Gateway Sports Complex will serve as a hub for youth sports in the area, primarily focusing on basketball, volleyball, and indoor soccer

  Charlestown residents working to keep developers away from Pleasant Ridge area

People living in Charlestown's Pleasant Ridge neighborhood are gearing up for what lies ahead. Homeowners say the city has been using fines to force them out so a private developer can take over.

  Former teacher battling Alzheimer’s finds happiness during return to classroom

The 'Live A Dream' program at a New Albany nursing home facility is giving its residents the chance to re-live a day or take that time to try something completely new and different.

Man charged with shooting Indiana State Trooper withdraws insanity defense

A man that was charged with shooting an Indiana State Police Trooper in Jeffersonville has changed his mind about pleading the insanity defense.

  Gold Lifesaving Medal awarded to civilian for heroic rescue on the Ohio

A Gold Lifesaving Medal was awarded to a civilian for her role in a water rescue on the Ohio River.

Boombozz is back in Jeffersonville after new remodel

Boombozz is back open in Jeffersonville after being closed for a remodeling that lasted six months.

  Two toddlers reportedly left alone outside Clarksville day care, police investigating

A Southern Indiana day care is under investigation by police and the Department of Child Services.

  Years-long battle between Theatair X and Town of Clarksville back in court

The future of an adult entertainment business in southern Indiana is being considered by a judge.

  Reward upped in case of missing Louisville woman

Andrea Knabel was last seen around 1 a.m. August 13 in the Audubon Park area.

Wig-wearing man wanted in connection to Clarksville bank robbery, several others

A man seen on surveillance imagery is wanted in connection with a local bank robbery.

Report: Oberhansley trial date set, jurors to come from St. Joseph County

There are new developments in the trial of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his girlfriend, then consuming parts of her body.

Report: Appliance plugged into extension cord started Jeffersonville house fire

A fire at a Jeffersonville home Tuesday night was caused by an appliance plugged into an extension cord, according to a report.

Clarksville to purchase Marathon bulk storage terminal for redevelopment plan

The Town of Clarksville intends on purchasing the near 24 acre former Marathon bulk terminal storage located at 214 Center Street.

  Two civil suits following Michael Begin molestation conviction now settled

Families are now getting another step closer toward closure following the conviction of 19-year-old Michael Begin.

  Court documents say female judge flipped off men before fight leaving two judges shot

The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications has filed disciplinary charges against three southern Indiana judges in connection with a fight outside a fast-food restaurant leaving two judges shot.

3 Southern Indiana judges facing misconduct charges in connection with Indianapolis incident

Two of the judges were wounded during a May 1 shooting outside and Indianapolis White Castle restaurant.

Gordmans to hire hundreds for seasonal work

Gordmans is hiring for sales associates, stockroom associates and cashiers.

  Southern Indiana man charged with arson, accused of starting fire in cousin’s home that killed his dog

Months after an arson fire that damaged a Jeffersonville home and claimed the life of a pet dog, charges are now being filed.

  Toddler killed after falling off scooter being pushed by another child

The toddler was being pushed on a non-motorized scooter by another child when he fell off and struck his head. The child was not wearing a helmet.

Clarksville looking for feedback dealing with dangerous road

The town of Clarksville is looking into feedback from a town meeting on Monday to deal with a dangerous stretch of road near Interstate 65.

  Underground Station businesses frustrated by city projects blocking access for customers

The annual fall festival Harvest Homecoming is happening right now in New Albany, and is a tradition for thousands in southern Indiana.

  Family, firefighters remember Jeffersonville’s first African-American fire chief

Ronnie Collins, who made history as the first African American chief of the Jeffersonville Fire Department, passed away last Friday. He fought a long battle with leukemia after his retirement from the department.

Boil water advisory issued for this weekend in Sellersburg

A boil water advisory for the Town of Sellersburg has been isolated to the following streets.

  Clarksville police heroics help save missing man’s life

A missing man in Clarksville is now recovering in the hospital after being found dehydrated and confused, but alive.

Sellersburg Water customers under boil water advisory

The advisory was announced on Friday morning.

New park dedicated in Jeffersonville

The dedication included a performance of the National Anthem, remarks from Mayor Mike Moore, and the Honor Guard unveiled several plaques.

Missing mom Andrea Knabel may have been seen recently in Clarksville

Andrea Knabel, 37, was last seen near Audubon Park on Aug. 13.