Scott County Newswire

Scott County Newswire

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  1. Drug epidemic stalls HIV decline in whites who shoot upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Marietta Times

    ... spread HIV much more quickly. More than 100 injection drug users were infected with HIV in early 2015 in rural Scott County, Indiana. The state's governor at the time - Mike Pence, now the vice president-elect - declared a public health emergency ...

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  2. Drug epidemic stalls HIV decline in whites who shoot upRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this March 24, 2015 file photo, a syringe is pictured along West Main Street in downtown Austin, Ind., in Scott County, Ind. The long decline in HIV infections among white people who inject drugs has stalled, another grim side effect of the nation's drug abuse epidemic.

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  3. Is AIDS Still Sexy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 18 | Q-Notes

    ... take for this issue to rise to the level of the importance that it deserves? The small community of Austin in Scott County, Ind., made national headlines in 2015 when it suffered from the largest HIV outbreak in its state's history. According to the ...

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  4. Authorities issue alert in Scott Co. after needles found in Halloween candy Read Story C.J. DanielsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | WHAS11

    SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. Authorities are asking parents to continue inspecting Halloween candy after reports of two sewing needles being found after trick or treating Monday.

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  5. Alert issued in Scott County after report of sewing needles found in Halloween candyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... arrested a man after he burglarized a woman's apartment and began making unwanted sexual advances toward her. SCOTT COUNTY, Ind. (WDRB) -- A southern Indiana mother has reported finding two sewing needles in Halloween candy collected Monday night ...

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  6. Drugs could be to blame for Indiana's rise in foster care cases, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... the number of kids in foster care nationwide was 428,000 in fiscal year 2015. Ashley Roberts, who lives in Scott County, Ind., currently has five kids at home. As a foster parent, she's taken care of many more. "I can't even count how many kids ...

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  7. Heroin deaths in Vanderburgh County advance to 22, talks for needle exchange program beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... syringe programs may be vulnerable to the next HIV outbreak. The state approved a needle exchange program for Scott County, along with seven other Hoosier counties. More than a dozen counties are in the process of starting one. The county has to ...

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  8. Two people taken to hospital after crash on I-65 north in Scott Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Ky. (WDRB) -- Two people were taken to the hospital after an early morning crash along I-65 north in Scott County, Indiana. Police say an adult female was taken to Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg. The juvenile was taken to Norton Children's ...

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  9. Fannie M. Lyons EversoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    ... Lick Baptist Church in Blocher, she married Eugene Eversole, who preceded her in death. Fannie was raised in Scott County and was a 1955 graduate of Scottsburg High School. She attended the Louisville Business School for bookkeeping. She was the ...

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  10. Election 2016: As a danger to women, Pence trumps TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Binghamton University Pipe Dream

    ... this Planned Parenthood was the only source of HIV testing in the entire county, causing an outbreak of HIV in Scott County, Indiana. Pence's agenda to shut down all of Planned Parenthood had disastrous results in the state that he swore to protect, ...

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  11. Interstate 65 ramps, lanes undergoing remedial work this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | The Tribune

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will close several Interstate 65 ramps and a travel lane this week for remedial work as part of the $54.7 million pavement project between U.S. 50 in Jackson County and State Road 56 in Scott County. Beginning at 7 a.m. today, southbound I-65's right lane will close between mile markers 36 and 34 along with State Road 256's entrance ramp at the Austin exit.

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  12. 2 southern Indiana high school students killed in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Two teens were killed and a third hurt when their car went off the road in Scott County, flipping and then hitting several wooden fence poles AUSTIN, Ind. - Two teens were killed and a third was hurt in a southern Indiana car crash Friday morning.

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  13. 2 Indiana teens dead, 1 injured after rural crashRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The Scott County Sheriff's Department told WHAS-TV that 18-year-old Jacob Justice of Scottsburg was thrown from the 2005 Cadillac he was driving and killed when it crashed in Austin. A passenger, 16-year-old Cameron Prestegui, also died.

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  14. 2 teens killed in Scott County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    OF TWO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS KILLED IN A CRASH IN SCOTT COUNTY, INDIANA. 18 YEAR OLD JACOB JUSTICE AND 16-YEAR-OLD CAMERON DIED IN A CRASH ON JACK MORGAN ROAD NORTH OF STATE ROAD 256 NEAR AUSTIN.

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  15. Serious Crash Leaves Two Dead, One Injured, In Scott CountyRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    At approximately 7 a.m. this morning, deputies from the Scott County Sheriff's Department responded to a serious crash on Jack Morgan Road approximately a half of a mile north of State Road 56 near Austin. When they approached the vehicle, they located two deceased males, the driver, 18-year-old Jacob Justice of Scottsburg, was thrown from the vehicle.

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  16. Two teens killed in Scott County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office responded after a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Jacob Justice of Scottsburg went off the road while traveling on Jack Morgan Road near State Road 256 outside of Austin. Investigators said the vehicle went off of the west side of the road, flipped and hit several wooden fence poles.

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  17. Pence: I Want To Be Cheney-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Plunderbund

    ... the people he's supposed to represent. He recently delayed for months a needle exchange for drug users in Scott County Indiana as a H.I.V. epidemic worsened. Pence is also fervently opposing in court the granting to Syrian immigrants social services ...

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  18. High school students learn lessons about opiate abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Scott County, Indiana is no stranger to news of heroin overdoses. With recent news of carfentanyl-laced heroin making rounds close to WAVE Country, drug authorities from the Hoosier state decided to pay students a visit in Scottsburg and Austin.

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  19. Ohio coroner links elephant tranquilizer to series of overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... authorities in several parts of the United States are grappling with opioid and heroin crises. For example, in Scott County, Indiana, a rural county 75 miles southwest of Cincinnati, a state of emergency was declared last year after the number of ...

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  20. Ohio coroner links elephant tranquilizer to series of overdose deathsRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | WHTC

    ... authorities in several parts of the United States are grappling with opioid and heroin crises. For example, in Scott County, Indiana, a rural county 75 miles southwest of Cincinnati, a state of emergency was declared last year after the number of ...

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