Classes Resume for Henryville High School Students

Henryville High School students are back in class Monday following last month’s tornado damage. Over 1,000 students from both the elementary and high schools were displaced after the storm swept through parts of Southern Indiana and Kentucky. Elementary school students returned to class at the New Albany Graceland Baptist Church last month. The high school […]

Three Weeks Later, Communities Remain Unified In Tornado Recovery Efforts

It’s been just over three weeks since tornadoes struck Kentucky and Southern Indiana, killing several dozen people and injuring hundreds of others. On Friday’s State of the News, we got an update on recovery efforts and the lingering repercussions of the storm. Our guests were Jerod Clapp from the News and Tribune, and Anne Marshall, […]

Henryville, Indiana Elementary Students Start Classes Wednesday

Classes begin Wednesday for Henryville, Indiana elementary school students affected by the March 2nd storms. This month, the West Clark School Board approved Graceland Baptist Church in New Albany for the new elementary school location, and the Mid-America Science Park in Scottsburg for the new high school location. The district will be transporting nearly 700 […]

Indiana Toddler Dies; Cleanup From Tornado Devastation Continues

From the Associated Press When rescuers found 15-month-old Angel Babcock alive last week in an Indiana field after a deadly tornado killed her parents and two siblings, it appeared as a ray of hopeful news amid the tales of death and destruction. But the New Pekin, Ind., toddler died of her injuries Sunday, bringing to […]

In Henryville After Tornadoes, Scenes of Destruction

In southern Indiana, emergency workers are turning their attention toward clean-up after tornadoes slammed parts of three counties on Friday. In the Clark County town of Henryville the job is unimaginably huge. On the road to Henryville, you pass semi trucks and school buses turned over. A gas station is totally obliterated. And downtown, things […]

Southern Indiana Devastated by Tornadoes

Residents in Kentucky and southern Indiana are cleaning up after dozens of tornadoes touched down yesterday. Homes were demolished, and more than 20 people were killed. Some of the worst damage was in Clark County. In Marysville, the town’s post office and hardware store are still standing—but that’s about it. Only 10 miles away in […]