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MCEWAN | Jeffersonville's Ericka Herd breaking barriers on football field  WDRB

Herd specializes as a personnel and academic coach with the Red Devils, who have taken to her attitude on the field.

Franklin Square Elementary taking shape in downtown Jeffersonville  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A new downtown Jeffersonville elementary school scheduled to open to students for the 2020-2021 school year is taking shape.

SIGNATURE HOLE: No. 12 at Elk Run includes a long, uphill approach  Evening News and Tribune

The course: Elk Run Golf Club, 1820 Charlestown Pike, Jeffersonville, IN, 47130.

ALL AFLUTTER: Monarch Festival and Art Fair is Saturday in New Albany  Newsandtribune

NEW ALBANY — Southern Indiana's annual celebration of the arts and butterflies, the Monarch Festival and Art Fair, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 17, at a ...

Jeffersonville High School names new football coach  WAVE 3

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WAVE) - Jeffersonville High School has named a new head football coach to lead the program beginning with the 2019 season.

Southern Indiana reacts to multiple mass shootings across nation  Newsandtribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Jeffersonville resident Liv Storz said she hasn't put her life on hold due to the increasing instances of mass shootings across the U.S., ...

Identical twin brothers in Southern Indiana named co-valedictorians at Jeffersonville High  Courier Journal

Cole and Brady Paradowski were named co-valedictorians of Jeffersonville High's class of 2019. The brothers will study computer science at Purdue.

Jeff High School grad reunited with purse lost 65 years ago  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A former Jeffersonville High School student has been reunited with a purse she lost in the school more than 60 years ago and said it's ...

Purse missing since 1950s found at site of old Indiana high school  WAVE 3

JEFFERSONVILLE, IN (WAVE) - Renovations for a new elementary school in downtown Jeffersonville have unearthed a purse that had been lost for more than ...

School demolition unearths purse lost mid 1950s | News  Evening News and Tribune

Editor's note: According to a post on Greater Clark County Schools' Facebook page, Martha Ina Ingham, the owner of the purse, has been found.

Greater Clark locates former student who lost purse six decades ago  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Greater Clark County Schools leaders have located a woman whose purse was found recently during demolition for the new downtown ...

Timeline changed for new downtown Jeffersonville school | News  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — A change approved Tuesday to the construction timeline for the new downtown school means students will be in later than expected, but ...

'Oliver!' opens at Jeffersonville High School Thursday | Clark County  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Students at Jeffersonville High School are taking a step back to the 19th century and putting on “Oliver!” this week.

Mock car crash drills held at Jeffersonville High School  WDRB

In the final two days of classes, Jeffersonville High School put a new spin on the annual demonstration hoping to make it stick with students. Facebook · Twitter ...

Jeffersonville High School to host 2019 IHSAA Girls South Semi-State Championships  14 News WFIE Evansville

For the fifth consecutive year, Jeffersonville High School will play host to the Semi-State round of the 44th Annual Indiana High School Athletic Association Girls ...

Best of the best are at Barker | News  News Dispatch

MICHIGAN CITY – The Indiana Department of Education conducts an annual Teacher of the Year program to recognize the most outstanding classroom ...

Meet Jeffersonville’s new football coaches  WAVE 3

The new leaders taking on the Red Devils this fall are finding deeper meaning in their new roles, while breaking barriers as a team.

Jeffersonville’s Promise to give free college tuition to Jeff High grads  WAVE 3

A new program and promise from the City of Jeffersonville will pay for the tuition for Jeffersonville High School graduates to get their two-year degree from Ivy ...

Jeffersonville High School student struck by vehicle while riding bike  WLKY Louisville

A Jeffersonville High School student was struck by a vehicle while riding a bike near the school.

Jeff High's 'heart' retiring after 37 years in education  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville High School is life for Nancy Molnar, who has spent her career as one of the Red Devils' most enthusiastic cheerleaders.

Mayor, community leaders concerned about threat to Jeffersonville's Promise  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE – Several key stakeholders in Jeffersonville's Promise expressed concern Monday regarding an Indiana House bill that could derail the ...

Increased security presence at 2 Greater Clark Schools  WLKY Louisville

A social media post has prompted officials at Greater Clark County Schools to add security Thursday to River Valley Middle School and Jeffersonville High ...

Ericka Herd on staff to help JHS football in variety of ways  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — As Isaac Parker looked to fill out his first football coaching staff at his alma mater, he sought out coaches with ties to the program, ...

Friday afternoon Cardinal news and notes  Card Chronicle

Asa Lawson showing more wisdom than both his father and grandfather by picking the Cards over the Cats.

Jeffersonville High School student hit by car while riding bike  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- A Jeffersonville High School student was hospitalized early Tuesday after he was hit by a car near the school early Tuesday.

Purse Missing Since 1950s Found at Indiana Elementary School  NBC Chicago

A purse missing for more than 65 years was found in an Indiana elementary school during renovations, NBC affiliate WAVE 3 reports. The small black purse was ...

GCCS unveils plans for new $11.5 million school in downtown Jeffersonville  WDRB

It'll cost $11.5 million to build a new elementary school in downtown Jeffersonville, and construction could start as soon as next month.

Greater Clark sees heightened security after students share social media threat  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A social media post shared by local students resulted in heightened security at Greater Clark County Schools on Thursday.

Reported concern at Jeff High deemed not to be a threat  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Police responded to Jeffersonville High School on Thursday after students reported concerning behavior to administrators.

Indiana bill could derail plan to send Jeffersonville students to college  WLKY Louisville

A bill being considered in the Indiana state House of Representatives could derail a program that will allow students at Jeffersonville High School to attend Ivy ...

COLUMN: Coach Norman drills home court, community fundamentals  Newsandtribune

If you wander into the William S. Johnson Arena on any given winter afternoon, you might not notice the large photo hanging high on the south wall of young ...

IN PERSON: Principal Julie Straight hopes to help students through the process of elimination  Louisville Business First

"We hope that when [students] are done here that they at least eliminate something they know they don't want to do."

Jeff High grad reunited with purse lost 65 years ago  Evening News and Tribune

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Mayor says Jeffersonville's Promise is a game-changer for city's future  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE – Tears of joy. A big hug. A heartfelt thank you.

Identical twins with identical GPAs serve as co-valedictorians at Jeff High  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE (WAVE) – Cole and Brady Paradowski have worked hard at school for years, helping each other to succeed. That work has paid off in a way ...

Identical twins with identical GPAs serve as co-valedictorians  WAVE 3

The twins are the first co-valedictorians, but they will also be the last.

Purse lost in school in the 1950s to be reunited with owner WTLV-WJXX

Martha Everett lost the black stitched purse more than six decades ago. Workers found it in January behind science classroom cabinets in the old Jeffersonville ...

Downtown Jeff school named Franklin Square Elementary | News  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Wednesday morning, hundreds of students from Maple and Spring Hill elementary schools sat on the gym floor at Nachand Fieldhouse, ...

Meet the future principal of Jeffersonville's newest school  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Virenda Cunningham-Lester has dedicated her life to *service* and leadership in her community, especially with children. Now, she's ...

UPDATE: Student arrested following Jeffersonville High School social media threat  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A Jeffersonville High School student has been arrested in connection with a social media threat directed at the high school.

Greater Clark makes leadership changes | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Seven members of Greater Clark County Schools' administrative team will change roles starting with the 2019-20 school year as ...

Three newcomers eye Greater Clark County Schools' District 3 seat  Newsandtribune

Three newcomers are hoping to claim the seat for Greater Clark County Schools Corp. District 3. The seat is currently held by Mark Pavey, who did not file for ...

Greater Clark awards $11.5M contract to build downtown school  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Work on a new downtown elementary school in Jeffersonville could began as early as next month thanks to a recent vote by the Greater ...

UPDATE: Bill that jeopardizes Jeff Promise passes House committee 19-1  Evening News and Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS — An amended version of an Indiana House bill threatening Jeffersonville's Promise is now heading to a full House vote after sailing through a ...

Indiana HB 1596, affecting Jeffersonville's Promise, amended | News  Evening News and Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers say the latest amendment to an Indiana House bill pertaining to Jeffersonville's Promise would widen the opportunities for ...

Many summer lunch programs begin June 3 | News  Evening News and Tribune

Greater Clark County Schools has announced the sponsorship of the Summer Food *Service* Program for children. Free meals will be made available to children ...

Trial set for August for Jeffersonville High School student charged with molesting 20 children  WDRB

Michael Begin faces 20 charges involving 17 alleged victims at an elementary school and the YMCA.

Southern Indiana man pleads guilty to molesting 20 young girls  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Michael Begin Jr., the man accused of molesting 20 young girls - some as young as 3 years old - in southern Indiana, has ...

Jeffersonville role players come up big in win over Silver Creek  Courier Journal

SELLERSBURG, Ind. – Even with Tre Coleman missing most of the first half, Jeffersonville led most of the way and cruised past Silver Creek 66-54 Friday night.

New Albany wins over rival Jeffersonville for third straight season  Courier Journal

New Albany defeated longtime rival Jeffersonville in a 28-14 win Friday night.

Charlestown High Principal tapped as GCCS interim superintendent  WAVE 3

The Greater Clark County School District will soon have a new leader at the helm. Charlestown High School Principal Mark Laughner is being tapped to take ...

Rep. Clere says Jeffersonville's Promise is a misuse of TIF dollars  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE – A bill in the Indiana House seeks to stop Jeffersonville's Promise — and any similar programs — before the educational initiative even ...

Under a new coach, it's back to the basics for Jeffersonville football  Courier Journal

Jeffersonville High School's new football coach, Brian Glesing, won't even utter a word about any lofty expectations. He said his expectations won't be measured ...

Lawsuit filed against Jeffersonville High School student accused of molesting 17 young children  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- A Jeffersonville High School student accused of molesting 17 young children last year is being sued by one of the alleged ...

Victim in Wednesday shooting at tire store identified  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — The man charged in a fatal shooting at a Jeffersonville business Wednesday admitted to police that he shot the victim, court records show.

Jeffersonville native, 79, a bench pressing phenom | News  Newsandtribune

A 1957 Jeffersonville High School graduate has nabbed top honors in state and national bench press competitions in his first try. His next stop? The world ...

Thousands of local minority students often unrepresented at the teacher's desk  Evening News and Tribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — When 17-year-old Breanna Harper walks through the swarm of students that descends the halls of Jeffersonville High School several ...

Murder suspect remains held on no bond in Clark County  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A man accused of fatally shooting his coworker at Big O Tires last week in Jeffersonville appeared for an initial hearing Monday, where a ...

Proposed new school site in downtown Jeffersonville concerns judge  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — As Greater Clark County Schools begins its hunt for a downtown Jeffersonville location for a new elementary school, some community ...

Jeffersonville mayor will face former officeholder in November election  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — The 2019 Jeffersonville General Election will feature two familiar faces battling for mayor.

FBI offers $10000 for information on murder of Jeffersonville Stop & Go owner  WDRB

Praful Patel was murdered during an armed robbery at the convenience store near Jeffersonville High School.

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor spent final day with Jeffersonville teacher  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Unforgettable. That is the only word Allison Clary could utter to describe the whirlwind of emotions she has experienced in recent weeks.

State releases annual AF scores | Clark County  Evening News and Tribune

SOUTHERN INDIANA — Another year marks another round of A-F grades from the Indiana Department of Education.

11 lawsuits pending against Jeff man who pleaded guilty to child molesting  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE – A month after he pleaded guilty to 20 charges of child molestation, there are still nearly a dozen civil cases pending against Michael Begin, ...

Jeffersonville child molesting suspect to appear in court  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A 19-year-old Jeffersonville man charged with dozens of counts of child molesting is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning.

VOLLEYBALL: Briscoe looks to build Red Devils' program  Newsandtribune

Former Christian Academy of Indiana coach Wes Briscoe was part of a program that made five straight trips to the state championship game.

Community rallies around Jeff High teacher after fire  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Regina Oglesby was at her sister's house watching the Alabama election returns Tuesday night when she got news no one ever wants to ...

Developer seeks to forge downtown Jeffersonville's identity | News  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Alan Muncy oozes Jeffersonville.

PHOTOS: Cheer Clinic at Jeffersonville High School | Multimedia  Newsandtribune

Around 80 preschool through fifth graders took to the Jeffersonville High School gymnasium for a cheer clinic led by high school cheerleaders on Thursday.

It's official: Jeffersonville to get new downtown elementary school  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A new elementary school will be built in downtown Jeffersonville, following verification of petition signatures.

Jeffersonville high school student charged with molesting 17 kids under age 8  WTHR

JEFFERSONVILLE (WTHR) — A Jeffersonville teen has been charged with 20 additional counts of child molestation. News and Tribune reported that Michael ...

Jeffersonville High School teacher files lawsuit | Clark County  Evening News and Tribune

A Jeffersonville High School teacher claims she was suspended for speaking out against the administration in response to new directives involving the school's ...

BASEBALL: Jeff native Drew Campbell drafted by Braves  Evening News and Tribune

Jeffersonville native Drew Campbell was drafted in the 23rd round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft on Thursday. The left-handed hitting outfielder is hitting ...

Two newcomers square off for Greater Clark Dist. 1 seat  Newsandtribune

Two newcomers are vying for the school board seat for District 1, which is comprised of Washington, Bethlehem, Owen and Oregon townships. Board member ...

Jeffersonville mayor discusses former Jeffboat site, traffic issues in 'State of the City' address  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- The loss of a longtime riverfront business and a year of traffic headaches helped pave the way for what's next in Jeffersonville ...

Local fundraiser to benefit teen hit by car on his way to school  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE – "He's my everything. He's my world – he's my entire world."

Greater Clark superintendent resigns suddenly – to get $180,000 severance  Louisville Business First

His resignation letter does not give an explanation for his sudden departure.

Suspect accused of killing Jeffersonville gas station owner says he's 'sorry' it happened  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- The man accused of shooting and killing a Jeffersonville gas station owner apologized for the crime after his initial court ...

Jeffersonville High School football program parts ways with coach Alfonzo Browning  The Courier-Journal

Alfonzo Browning, who went 13-18 in three years as the head coach of Jeffersonville High School's football team, has been released, according to a press ...

A REFLECTION OF REALITY: 'Heathers' at Jeffersonville High addresses heavy issues  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — While “Heathers: The Musical” is staged in 1989, its exploration of weighty issues such as teen suicide, bullying and violence are all too ...

Jeffersonville native to introduce VP Mike Pence on CNN tonight  Evening News and Tribune

MARYLAND — A Jeffersonville native is expected to make an appearance on CNN tonight, introducing Vice President Mike Pence at an annual fundraising ...

Jeffersonville's Promise survives legislation designed to dismantle program  Evening News and Tribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Jeffersonville's Promise will stand as-is after controversial state legislation designed to derail the scholarship program has failed to clear ...

Certain bus routes for GCCS, in Jeffersonville, being eliminated

CLARK CO., Ind. (WHAS11) -- Greater Clark County Schools is taking away certain bus routes in Jeffersonville, Ind. The changes will affect students attending ...

Clark County sees 12 percent voter turnout in municipal primary  Evening News and Tribune

CLARK COUNTY — A total of 8709 Clark County residents voted in Tuesday's municipal Primary Election, which is 12.08 percent of 72076 registered voters.

WAVE Country students honored with Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarships  WAVE 3

McDonald's offered a college scholarship to each student -- totaling $18000.

Jackson-Davis set to lead Indiana All-Stars against Juniors, Kentucky All-Stars  Inside the Hall

After earning a split the last two years, Indiana will look to reassert its dominance over the Kentucky All-Stars when the annual series between the two states tips ...

Jeffersonville High student arrested on 'felony molestation charges,' spokeswoman says  The Courier-Journal

The Jeffersonville High School senior was arrested in connection with an incident at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, a spokeswoman said.

Madison names Sherron Wilkerson boys head basketball coach  Madison Courier

Sherron Wilkerson's week didn't get off to the best start. On Monday, while commuting from his home in Louisville to his job in Madison, Wilkerson h.

Jeffersonville gas station reopens after owner's death | News  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — A well-known family business in Jeffersonville has reopened its doors after the owner was killed during a robbery at the business last ...

Indiana All-Star Basketball Series set for June  The Times

Starting in 2012, the IBCA took over the management of the annual Indiana-Kentucky All-Star Games. This had been handled by The Indianapolis Star from ...

HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Coleman named to Junior All-Star team  Newsandtribune

Jeffersonville junior hoops standout Tre Coleman is one of 24 players from across the state who were named to the IndyStar Indiana boys Junior All-Stars on ...

Greater Clark to look into new transportation facility  Newsandtribune

JEFFERSONVILLE — Another new facility may be in the cards for Greater Clark County Schools Corp.

HS girls basketball: Lawrence North overcomes slow start to book first state finals trip  Indianapolis Star

The Wildcats overcame a sluggish start and 10-0 to deficit to defeat Castle 50-40 and advance to next Saturday's state championship.

20th child claims she was abused by accused molester Michael Begin  WDRB

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- Another child claims she was molested by a southern Indiana man. Clark County prosecutor Jeremy Mull said this is the 20th ...

Indiana's Bierman comes home for NCAA Tournament, just weeks after death of his father  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – They're expecting some packed houses for the NCAA Baseball Regional at the University of Louisville this weekend. But for Indiana ...

CORE Indiana Awarded Clark County Schools New Elementary School  Building Indiana

CORE Indiana was awarded the new Elementary School project for Greater Clark County Schools with architects Lancer + Beebe.

'Monster' who molested girls at school and a YMCA sentenced to prison  Courier Journal

A Jeffersonville man was sentenced Friday to 100 years in prison, with 20 additional years suspended for probation, after being found guilty of molesting ...

Jeffersonville grad Tommy Luce enjoying time with Purdue basketball  Courier Journal

Walk-ons typically live in obscurity at the end of college basketball benches, but Tommy Luce's three seasons with the Purdue University basketball program ...

UPDATE: Jeffersonville homicide victim reported missing on Aug. 2  Newsandtribune

Since the publication of this story, Jeffersonville police have confirmed that a missing person's report for Stevie Cornett was filed by her father, Truman Cornett, ...

Owner of Jeffersonville gas station shot and killed during robbery  WDRB

Surveillance video from the Stop & Go gas station shows the suspect holding the owner at gunpoint and robbing him.

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