Fischer Discusses Regionalism, Globalization at One Southern Indiana Meeting

Fischer presented his ideas on how community leaders on both sides of the river can work together to bring jobs to the area. The mayor said communities need to make it easier and more appealing for companies to invest in the area, and that businesses should look toward international markets.

Official Says Floyd County School Cut Proposal Won’t Mean End to Phys Ed, Music and Art Activities

Officials have suggested cutting art, music and physical education programs in order to off-set a three million dollar budget deficit.

Bill Briscoe oversees the district’s administration and operations. He says even though the programs will be cut, the subjects will remain open to students in some way.

Sypher Sentenced To 87 Months In Prison

Karen Sypher has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison and two years supervised release.

Last year, a jury convicted Sypher of extortion, lying to the FBI and retaliating against a witness. She was accused of threatening to go public about a sexual tryst she had with University of Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino in 2003 unless he met her financial demands.