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  Floyds Knobs family that lost home in massive fire still ‘blessed’

Thirty-three firefighters were needed to put the fire out due to the family's long driveway and difficulty accessing water.

  New Albany man convicted in wife’s murder appeals sentence

Man wanted following robbery at Indiana bank

  No charges to be filed in deadly New Albany shooting

  Over 100 New Albany Floyd County students vaccinated at in-school clinics

  Drunk driver in fatal Floyd Co. crash sentenced to 12 years in jail

Victim of New Albany shooting identified, woman also found with injuries

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  New Albany-Floyd County Schools push to vaccinate eligible students before prom, graduation

New Albany-Floyd County high school students can get vaccinated

  ‘She wishes she were dead’: Sentencing for driver in Floyd Co. fatal wrong-way crash continues

  Teens should be vaccinated before prom, graduation, Floyd Co. health officer says

Train derails near downtown New Albany

  COVID cases slightly increase as Indiana prepares to lift restrictions

Name of New Albany homicide victim released

Police believe all persons involved in the shooting have all been identified.

Sherman Minton Bridge inspection work brings daily lane closures

Inspection work is scheduled for the bridge from March 23 to April 18, with alternating lane closures over the next four weeks.

  Expectant mother, doctor talk ‘game changer’ COVID vaccine

“The more data that comes out, the more it shows COVID hits pregnant patients much harder,” Clark County Health Officer Dr. Eric Yazel said.

  Summer camp interest builds as vaccine distribution continues in Kentucky, Indiana

A lot of summer camps were canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak in 2020. Now, spots are filling up as parents look to enroll their kids after a year of lockdown.

Arrest made in Indiana homicide, 7-year-old boy found after brief disappearance

Final call, escort planned for Greenville K9 officer who died last week

Floyds Knobs couple arrested for allegedly manufacturing meth, other drug-related charges

  Some Kentucky, Indiana school districts consider returning to classrooms full-time

  Ohio River flooding continues; restaurants prepare to clean up

  Southern Indiana homeowners along the Ohio River prep for potential flooding

Man killed in Floyd County off-road vehicle crash

The accident is being investigated by Indiana Conservation officers.

  Driver pleads guilty in deadly Floyd County crash that killed 3 people, unborn child

The driver charged in a fatal wrong-way crash in Floyd County has pleaded guilty to multiple counts.

  Jeffersonville Township Public Library reopens its doors

In the 12 months since COVID-19 caused shutdowns, some libraries in Southern Indiana have made big changes.

  A story of freedom: Lucy Higgs Nichols

Nichols’ memory is preserved not only in the Carnegie Center but also at Town Clock Church, now known as the Second Baptist Church.

Baptist Health Floyd passes 20 thousand COVID vaccines administered

With the first vaccine given at the location on December 17, the drive-thru clinic administered a vaccine every 2.08 minutes on average.

Police seeking 2 in Paoli shooting

The shooting took place Wednesday at the Paoli Walmart.

Baptist Health Floyd COVID vaccine clinic closed Monday

Baptist Health Floyd has announced their COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be closed Monday, February 15, due to upcoming winter weather.

  Winter weather forces Kentuckiana vaccine sites to press pause on distribution

Several vaccine appointments were rescheduled for later in the week or spread out among next week.

  Travel advisory issued for Southern Indiana counties

As road conditions worsen in parts of WAVE Country, a WATCH Local Travel Advisory has been issued for several Southern Indiana counties.

Southeast Indiana prepares for snow as full call for plow trucks issued

INDOT Southeast said the National Weather Service predicts one to two inches of snow overnight Saturday.

  Clark, Floyd County teachers need to wait for vaccines

In Indiana, teachers have yet to get their vaccinations, as the state doesn’t recognize educators as a top priority.

Authorities seeking suspect after Floyd County park damaged

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who damaged a Floyd County park after driving a car onto a basketball court.

  ‘This is a sticky issue’: Crossing state lines for vaccine allowed but not recommended

Health department officials in southern Indiana are giving mixed messages when it comes to vaccine shopping.

Crews extinguish attic fire in Floyds Knobs home

Fire crews responded to a large attic fire on East Riley Road around 6:30 p.m.

Building demolished after apartment fire in New Albany

A massive fire in an apartment building Friday night led to crews demolishing the building due to fire damage.

Floyd County extending 10 p.m. curfew at bars, restaurants; seating restricted to 75%

Floyd County’s health officer, Dr. Thomas Harris, said the extension was put in place to help prevent the spread of COVID.

  COVID-19: Indiana starts vaccinating adults 80 and over

In Indiana, anyone over the age of 80 is now able to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Person extracted from vehicle after ambulance crash

The person's injuries aren't considered serious.

  Southern Indiana sites awaiting doses, prepared to give out COVID-19 vaccine

As Louisville opened its mass vaccination site Monday, Hoosiers are preparing similar locations across Southern Indiana.

Public hearing to be held for Sherman Minton renovation

Two public hearings and a virtual presentation on the Sherman Minton Bridge renovation project are scheduled for Tuesday.

  Improved fire service coming to Greenville Township

Sgt. Ryan Houchen said that up until this point, the station along US-150 was only staffed with volunteer firefighters.

COVID restrictions impact Southern Indiana New Year’s Eve celebrations

As the world says goodbye to 2020, celebrations to ring in 2021 look a lot different than in years past.

  Southern Indiana preparing for next tier of vaccine rollout

Hospitals in Indiana are currently vaccinating healthcare workers while commercial pharmacies are performing injections at longterm-care facilities.

  Food and medical supplies given to New Albany homeless

A New Albany group is making sure those living on the streets are not only not going without food, but also much needed medical help.

Person dies in New Albany storage shed fire, officials investigating

One person was found dead within a storage shed after a fire breaks out in New Albany Saturday morning.

  Southern Indiana hospitals prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccine pending FDA approval

Southern Indiana hospitals are experiencing a “significant spike” in new coronavirus patients.

Duke Energy offering bill pay assistance

Customers are able to get up to $300 in assistance with their bill.

Foam Fabricators in New Albany making coolers for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

A New Albany manufacturing plant has ramped up production of coolers for storage and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines.

Floyd Co. Commissioners vote down re-certification of county health officer

The commissioners opted not to reappoint Dr. Tom Harris as the Floyd County Health Officer, with his four-year term expiring on Dec. 31 of this year.

  Snow days may be less likely as students learn remotely during pandemic

The first snow of the season has laid a light blanket across much of WAVE Country. But for many learning remotely, the prospects of a snow day are slim this year.

  Salvation Army’s Angel Tree campaign seeking adoptions with one week left

This year, The Salvation Army’s goal is to help 10,000 local children.

Memorial scholarship created in honor of Floyd County prosecutor Keith Henderson

A scholarship for up-and-coming Indiana prosecutors has been created to honor a Floyd County prosecutor who died back in August.

  Indiana woman finds creative punishment for son with social media help

Linda Hublard was shocked when her son Gavin, 14, was charged with vandalism in November. Now she's making him pay his own fees.

Radio host living on lift to support bike donations for children

At 6 a.m. on a chilly Thursday, Q103′s morning show host Gator Glass went up in a lift at the UAW 862 Union Hall. Why? He’s kicking off the 2020 Bike or Bust.

  New air purification systems installed at two Christian Academy Schools

The school system has taken another step to keep students and staff safe inside school walls.

Southern Indiana county issues new mandates for bars and restaurants

The new restrictions will remain in effect through midnight on Dec. 21

NAFC moving to total eLearning for rest of semester

Starting Friday, New Albany-Floyd County Schools will move to complete eLearning for the rest of the semester due to rising COVID-19 cases.

Sellersburg man wins over $400 thousand with lottery ticket purchased in New Albany

A Sellersburg man is $403,000 richer after hitting the jackpot in the Hoosier Lottery’s “CA$H 5” jackpot drawing last Saturday night.

Man sentenced to 65 years in wife’s murder

A New Albany man who confessed to the murder of his wife in front of their son was sentenced on Friday.

  New Albany’s last brick-and-mortar video store becomes a casualty of COVID-19

The Family Video store at 2011 Charlestown Road was beating the odds, staying open when others folded under tough competition from streaming services.

  Free bikes for the holidays for children in Kentucky and Indiana

Organizers of Bikes or Bust said thousands of children are more in need this year than last year because of all the struggles that came in 2020.

  Southern Indiana early voting polls packed to the last minute

On the final day for early voting in the State of Indiana, people lined up at Floyd County 4-H Fairgrounds and other polling locations across the Hoosier state.

COVID-19, school funding hot topics in 1st Indiana governor debate

COVID-19 and funding for Hoosier schools were hot topics during the Indiana gubernatorial debate Tuesday night.

  Mask mandate extended in Floyd County until Dec. 31, may be extended again

Floyd County is extending its face covering mandate.

Stabbing victim found by officers in Clarksville; suspect expected to be charged with attempted murder

Jacob Carrier, 21, is suspected by Clarksville Police Department investigators of attacking a man in his 60s in his home.

  New Albany water pipeline replacement threatens Silver Hills preservation trail

Within days, 2,000 feet of trees were torn down and turned into mulch, the ground underneath to be dug up and the antiquated equipment below the surface replaced.

Firefighters assist in rescue of injured person in Floyds Knobs

Firefighters came to the assistance in performing a rescue of an injured person in Floyds Knobs Sunday afternoon.

Police: Man arrested after vandalizing New Albany church

28-year-old Corey Gill was arrested outside of Parkway Southern Baptist Church on Corydon Pike.

  19-year-old Indiana twin searches for kidney donor for second time

“Where [Trent] got better slowly over time, I did not,” David Spalding said, “and I had to get a kidney transplant.”

  Man shot by Floyd County Sheriff’s deputy

The shooting was reported in a residential area near Floyd County High School around 1 a.m. Monday, according to Indiana State Police spokesman Sgt. Carey Huls.

  Decision 2020: Meet Andy Ruff, Indiana’s 9th Congressional District Democratic nominee

Andy Ruff calls himself an “ordinary Hoosier.”

West Nile Virus found in Floyd County mosquitos

The virus can cause serious issues in susceptible patients

A/B schedule for NAFC middle, high school students to continue through 2020

New Albany Floyd County Schools Superintendent Dr. Brad Snyder announced Monday that the district will continue the A/B schedule for grades 7-12 through the remainder of 2020.

Victim identified in New Albany apartment complex homicide

Chief Todd Bailey confirmed that a man was found dead in the 4000 block of Prestwick Square, The Annex of New Albany, at about 5:15 p.m.

New Little Library dedicated at Georgetown Elementary School

New Little Library dedicated a Georgetown Elementary School

New Albany pilot pleads guilty in child exploitation case

Robert W. Brown Jr., 48, was arrested Jan. 17 after an investigation that police say uncovered more than 1,000 images and videos of children of various ages that were sexual in nature.

COVID-19 cases reported in CAI high school

High school students at a school in Indiana will continue classes through synchronous learning starting Wednesday.

Indiana DNR form allows people to report dead, sick animals

The form helps the department track wildlife health and detect disease outbreaks.