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Southern Indiana mother working to ‘start over, start fresh’

Nov. 26, 2020 12:02 AM EST

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — On Monday afternoon, Candace Montgomery’s four daughters burst into the new apartment their mother moved into a week ago. It’s a place she hopes they’ll all soon call home. The girls quickly found their bedrooms and Alexis, 9, and Bella, 7, immediately...

Indiana man convicted of killing, cannibalism files appeal

Nov. 5, 2020 3:52 PM EST

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body has filed a notice of appeal in Clark County. Appellate attorneys for Joseph Oberhansley — who was found guilty in September of murder and burglary in the death of Tammy Jo Blanton...

Southern Indiana business park relocating 33 graves

Oct. 24, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

CHARLESTOWN, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana business park is relocating graves from a Depression-era cemetery to another nearby graveyard. The River Ridge Commerce Center in Charlestown expects to rebury the 33 sets of remains at a second cemetery on its property, Executive Director Jerry Acy told the News...

FILE - In this undated booking file photo provided by the Clark County, Ind., Sheriff's Office shows Joseph Oberhansley. Oberhansley, accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body was convicted of a murder charge Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 (Clark County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Indiana man guilty of killing, cannibalism gets life term

Oct. 13, 2020 4:38 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Joseph Oberhansley was found guilty Sept. 18 of murder and burglary in the death of Tammy Jo Blanton. Clark Circuit Judge Vicki...

Fraternity members, volunteers remodel late officer’s home

Oct. 11, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Starr Pavey said her heart has been broken since her husband, Bill, died in June, but a wide smile appeared across her face as she spoke about his personality and gregarious nature. Bill was a jokester who made everyone smile, even while he was battling cancer for the last five...