Southern Indiana

Politics
6:56 am
Tue July 15, 2014

U.S. Attorney For Southern Indiana Steps Down Amid Indianapolis Mayoral Talk

Joseph Hogsett
Credit U.S. Justice Department

U.S. Attorney Joseph Hogsett is resigning as the top federal prosecutor for central and southern Indiana after nearly four years in the position.

The decision announced Monday by the former Indiana secretary of state follows months of speculation that he will seek the Democratic nomination for Indianapolis mayor next year.

Hogsett's office says his resignation will be effective July 31. His resignation letter to Attorney General Eric Holder doesn't give a reason for the decision.

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Arts and Humanities
4:23 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Jeffersonville Forms Public Art Study Committee

Floodwall mural in downtown Jeffersonville.
Jason Meredith Design Unleashed

The city of Jeffersonville, Ind., has formed a study committee on public art. The committee will lay the groundwork for a new public art initiative. City council member-at-large Nathan Samuel hopes a public art initiative will help rally Jeffersonville citizens and leaders around a positive cause.

“I think Jeffersonville suffers from a self-esteem problem," says Samuel. "We don’t give ourselves enough credit for what we have here.”

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