Floyd County

Funeral arrangements announced for Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson dies at 59

  New Albany restaurant sticks to carry-out only business model

  Southern Indiana school revisits first week of in-person instruction

Coronavirus puts federal trials in Indiana on hold

Mask order starts in Floyd County

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  Start date pushed back 2 weeks for New Albany Floyd County Schools

Product developed to save children left in hot cars

  Floyd County enacts mask mandate 3 days before statewide order

New Albany and Floyd Central High Schools celebrate graduations in-person with safety guidelines

  New Albany City Council hopes newly-passed resolution inspires public to wear masks

  Districts deal with back-to-school supply list

  New Albany church to install security cameras after slave sculpture is vandalized

Second Baptist Church's sculpture of Lucy Higgs Nichols was spray painted red on Friday.

  Church statue of woman fleeing slavery vandalized in New Albany

The Lucy Higgs Nichols statue was found with "BLM" spray-painted on it early Friday morning.

  Business owners relieved Sherman Minton Bridge construction won’t mean a full shutdown

The three year rehab of the Sherman Minton Bridge will happen with traffic only being completely shut down a small percentage of the time.

  New law means changes for phone use by Indiana drivers

Indiana's new hands-free law goes into effect on July 1 and it impacts anyone who ever drives through the Hoosier state.

Masks to be a requirement this fall for New Albany-Floyd County students

New Albany Floyd County schools to require all students to wear masks

Indiana bans holding a cellphone while driving beginning July 1

Back-to-school clothing giveaway to benefit southern Indiana families

  Check out this multi-generational home

Hoosier senator talks police reform

Police: Man dies after being accidentally shot by wife

Police were called to Cross Creek Boulevard around 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, according to New Albany police chief Todd Bailey.

  New Albany family grieving after losing another son to gun violence

Questions are swirling around Tyler Williams’ death, and his cousin claims he was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Pay-to-play team under investigation by Floyd County Health Department

The Floyd County Health Department is investigating after a local pay-to-play team was involved in several games.

Todd Sharp arrested following short police pursuit

For the third time this year, disgraced former UofL dance coach Todd Sharp was answering questions from police.

Only downtown grocery store in New Albany to close

Signs on the Save-A-Lot on State Street say June 20 is the last day of operation.

Polls open for Indiana Primary Elections

Polls opened at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

  Floyd Co. voters to decide school safety tax referendum in Indiana primary

The ballot referendum would amount to around $3 million a year for eight years for the New Albany-Floyd County Schools.

  Fire shuts down newly re-opened New Albany businesses

Tuesday, New Albany Fire crews were called to the 2400 block of State Street just before 8:15 p.m.

Crews extinguish fire at New Albany strip mall on State Street

The New Albany Fire Department was on scene battling a fire within a strip mall on State Street Tuesday night.

  YMCA opens its doors in Southern Indiana

Changes are being implemented at YMCA facilities to protect staff and visitors.

Long-time New Albany High School teacher and WNAS director Lee Kelly has died

Lee Kelly, the long-time director for New Albany High School’s radio and television program and teacher for 40 years has died.

Community Montessori in New Albany hosts virtual graduation ceremony for Class of 2020

On Saturday, Community Montessori in New Albany hosted an online celebration on Facebook, allowing graduating seniors to share their success in a time of social distancing.

Sherman Minton project on track for 2021

Full closure will likely be “limited significantly” over the two to three years of the improvement project slated for the Sherman Minton Bridge, but the work is still scheduled to begin in 2021.

  Deadline approaching to request absentee ballot for Indiana primary

An absentee ballot is not the only way people can vote, but it is the suggested method by a number of county clerks as the Hoosier state looks to avoid spreading the virus at polling sites.

Floyd County to conduct drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Saturday

The location is drive-thru testing site only. No tests will be administered to people who walk-up or are on bicycles.

Graduation day set for New Albany Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation

The district announced it will host two graduation ceremonies.

  Indiana business owners anxious but excited for reopening

Restaurants are opening up at 50% capacity and hair stylists saw clients badly in need of a cut and color.

Georgetown Drive-In announces opening night with limited capacity

The Georgetown Drive-In, located on State Road 64, announced on Facebook that it would be opening back up May 24 with a showing of the classic film The Wizard of Oz.

  With restrictions eased, Indiana churches begin reopening phase

Churches across Indiana now have the option to open up after Governor Eric Holcomb announced lifting those restrictions. However, some Southern Indiana church leaders says they're not taking any chances and it's because there is worry over safety.

Floyds Knobs nursing home residents treated to parade from family & first responders

Family members had a chance to talk to their loved ones through windows after the parade with masks on.

  Indiana churches face May 8 reopening with uncertainty

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced churches are among the places that can reopen its doors to visitors after Friday. But at least one local church is taking its time deciding when to resume offering in-person services.

New Albany Police investigating after one person injured in shooting

Police are investigating after a shooting in New Albany leaving one victim injured on Saturday afternoon.

Floyd County Health Department to offer drive-thru testing at church

The Floyd County Health Department will be conducting tests at Northside Christian Church, located on Charlestown Road, on May 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  Soft reopening begins at Southern Indiana hospital

The chief medical officer at Baptist Health Floyd says providers have been avidly trying to get their patients on the schedule to be seen.

  Floyd County dealing with increased demand for COVID-19 testing

Floyd County Health Department officials have been ramping up testing week after week to supply increasing demand.

5 deaths confirmed at New Albany nursing home from COVID-19

63 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed at Providence.

I-65 rollover crash kills New Albany man

The crash happened in the northbound lanes near the 5.2 mile marker around 11:15 p.m., according to Indiana State Police.

Woman charged in Floyd Co. crash that killed 3, including pregnant woman

Court records show 31-year-old Taylor Barefoot had a blood-alcohol content of .30 in the early March wrong-way crash on Interstate 265.

Drive-thru testing to be offered in Floyd County

The testing is for people who have symptoms of COVID-19.

Holcomb extends stay at home order for Hoosier residents

Gov. Eric Holcomb made the announcement during his Friday afternoon briefing on COVID-19 in Indiana.

Name of victim in deadly New Albany shooting released

New Albany police responded to reports of a shooting on the 1300 block of Roosevelt Ave. around 10 p.m. Tuesday.

  New Albany Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center tests 63 people for coronavirus

A Floyd County health officer said Tuesday there's fear over a possible spreading of the coronavirus at the New Albany Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.

Former New Albany council member and officer dies of COVID-19

Norbert “Nobby” Bostock died Tuesday morning.

Former police officer dies of COVID-19

According to a post on the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, Bostock was most recently employed as a security officer at Caesars Riverboat Casino.

New Albany man charged with violating stay-at-home order

The stay-at-home order was issued by Gov. Eric Holcomb on March 23 to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Interactive map helps Hoosiers locate food pantries

There is a new tool to help anyone who needs help putting food on the table during the coroanvirus pandemic.

Local organizations helping families feed pets during outbreak

The Kentucky Humane Society and The Floyd County Animal Rescue League are making sure pets don't go hungry during the coronavirus pandemic.

  Online drills help Southern Indiana athletes stay fit

With social distancing guidelines in place, there’s no easy way to practice team sports, but for some athletes, the grind doesn’t stop.

Floyd County Animal Rescue helping pet owners in need

A rescue group is working to help pet owners who are having trouble feeding their pets.

Victim of New Albany shooting identified, suspect found dead in Tenn.

The suspect was found dead in Knoxville, Tennessee Friday morning.

Pilot accused of making child pornography allegedly threatened witness

Robert Brown Jr., 47, was arrested at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport in January.

New Albany PD investigating shooting on Farrington Dr.

The shooting was reported in the 100 block of Farrington Drive around 8:45 p.m., according to New Albany Police Chief Todd Bailey.

  Floyd County Health Department runs drive-thru coronavirus testing

Physicians were covered in protective gear head to toe Friday, as patients pulled into the Floyd County Health Department to get swabbed and tested for the coronavirus.

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing starts in Floyd County

Walk-ins will not be accepted.

Floyd County, Ind., reports two new cases of coronavirus, bringing total to 5

Just a few hours after the Floyd County Health Department announced a third adult had been diagnosed with the coronavirus, it confirmed two more cases Thursday evening .

  Floyd County COVID-19 patient is a casino employee, attended several community events

A patient who tested positive for COVID-19 in Floyd County is an employee of Caesar’s Casino of Southern Indiana.

  Indiana business owner raising money for families of fatal crash victims

The owner of Shifter’s Vapors in Corydon and New Albany has placed donation buckets in his stores and started a GoFundMe page to help the families of Taylor Cole, 21, and Leah Onstott, 22.

Corydon Pike back open following semi-truck crash

The Floyd County Emergency Management Agency confirmed the driver was not injured.

New Albany firefighters rescue two from rollover vehicle accident

Firefighters from the New Albany Fire Department were able to rescue two people trapped inside a minivan after an accident Friday afternoon.

  Holocaust survivor recounts living in concentration camp, moving to America at Christian Academy

Anna Johnson’s family survived after years of neglect, starvation and torture and immigrated to America after WWII.

Ind. hospice nurse accused of felony prescription fraud

Jennifer Daniel is accused of filling prescriptions for terminally ill hospice patients and keeping the pain medication.

  Superintendent of New Albany-Floyd County schools hopeful voters choose to raise property taxes

Board President Elaine Murphy said the referendum is about preventing tragedy in schools.

  Local students meet African-American racing legend Willy T. Ribbs

New Albany High School students were able to ask Ribbs questions about his life and career.

  More charges likely for Southern Indiana pilot charged with child exploitation

Robert Brown Jr's defense attorney says they pulled the motion for Tuesday's scheduled bond reduction because even if he did manage to get out of jail, he may end up back inside.

  Don’t take any risks, check your fire alarms

A recent study from the National Fire Protect Association shows there were no working smoke alarms in 40 percent of home fire deaths.

Floyd County Judge Susan Orth not seeking re-election

Following the end of the year, Floyd County’s first female judge has decided to retire and will not seek re-election.

Pilot arrested at Louisville airport on child exploitation charges appears in court

Robert Brown pleaded not guilty.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson announces health setback

Henderson said he looks forward to returning to the courtroom as he recovers.