Scott County Area Happenings PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 22 June 2010 00:00

Fish fry and corn hole tourney June 26
The Tri-County Conservation Club will be having a Fish Fry & Corn Hole Tourney on Saturday, June 26, starting at 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Corn Hole Tourney registration will be until 11:45 am. Rules & prizes will be announced at sign up. First pitch will be at noon.
Call in orders will be taken by calling 498-4448 or 498-6522 until 2 p.m.
We welcome all non-food vendors to come out and set up for free on the yard to sell. If anyone has questions, need directions, would like to rent the building for an event, or get their 2010 membership, call 793-3013 or 498-4447.

Youth Football League sign-ups June 24
The Scott County Youth Football League will be having sign-ups this week on Thursday, June 24, at Champions Locker Room from 5 to 7 p.m.
The league will also have a football float in the Austin Parade on July 2. The last day to sign up is Friday, July 23.
Those having questions contact a board member or go to

Murphy-Applegate reunion July 11
The annual Murphy-Applegate reunion will take place July 11, at 12:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the First Christian Church of Scottsburg, on the corner of McClain Avenue and Bond Street in Scottsburg. Any and all descendants of William Muphy and Rebecca Applegate Murphy are encouraged to attend. Bring a basket of food and reunite with the family.

Parkinson’s Disease meeting set June 24
A meeting for those who have Parkinson’s Disease or who are friends or family members of those with the condition is planned at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, at Scott Memorial Hospital.
The support group usually meets once a month to discuss ways to deal with the disease. This month, a dietitian will talk to the group. The meeting will be held in the hospital’s conference room.
All persons are welcome to attend.

Austin APC to conduct hearing
Members of the Austin Area Plan Commission have scheduled a public hearing at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, at Austin City Hall.
The APC will hear an application filed by Willena McIntosh to rezone property from R-1 Single Family Dwelling to General Business at 190 North Second Street, Austin. McIntosh would like to locate a family restaurant at the address.
The application is available between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at City Hall.

SHS golfers wins sectional
Andy Gladden shot a three and under par 69 to win the IHSAA Sectional held at Covered Bridge Golf Course with help from Andy Densford, Jerel Taylor, Justin Wright and Tyler Alexander.
The Warriors finished fifth in the 17 team sectional. Gladden, who also won the individual trophies at the Mid-Southern Conference and Southern Indiana Open, led the Warriors to a season recrod of 51 and 20 and became only the second SHS golfer to win a sectional.

Junior Birder programs offered at Muscatatuck Refuge
Space is still available in “Junior Birder” programs for youngsters offered at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in June and July.  
The program is a one-time two hour session (9 am- 11 am) that covers the basics of birdwatching and features fun activities for learning about birds with Refuge staff.
The Junior Birder activities are most appropriate for youngsters in grades 2-6.
The programs will be offered on the following Wednesdays: June 30, July 7, and July 21 (same program each time).  There is no cost but advance registration is required.   To register and for more information call 812-522-4352

Pekin Saddle Club Fun Show July 3
The Pekin Saddle Club will be holding the July Fun Show on Saturday July 3.
Registration starts at 3:30 and the show will begin at 5:00. This show will be geared toward 4-H classes in order for 4-Hers due to the upcoming 4-H shows. All classes except open classes will cost $3.00. Open classes cost $5.00 with payback. A showbill can be printed on the saddle clubs website at There will also be a poker ride that same morning. Registration starts at 9:00am and ride starts at 10 a.m. For more information contact John Smith at 812-967-2687 or visit the website.

Outdoor breakfasts at lake June 26 and July 3
Outdoor breakfasts hosted by Friends of Hardy Lake at the lake’s shelterhouse overlooking the beach will be held on Saturday, June 26 and on Saturday, July 2, the public to enjoy.
The group plans and serves all-you-can-eat meals from 7 to 10 a.m. on certain Saturdays during the spring, summer and fall at the large shelterhouse to raise funds to support the Dwight Chamberlain Raptor Center near the lake.
Cost is $6 per adult and $3 for children ages three to 12. Youngsters under age three will eat free.
Other dates for the breakfasts include July 31, August 28, September 4 on the Labor Day weekend, September 25 during Hardy Lake’s Raptor Days and October 30 during the lake’s Fall Fun Days weekend.

Murphy photo exhibit to end on June 26
Local photographer Edith Murphy’s collection of notable homes in Scott County will be on exhibit at the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum in Scottsburg through Saturday, June 26.
A recent open house to celebrate the display attracted over 60 people. Her photos brought back many memories as did her unique collection of old cameras, many of which she used during her long career.
Murphy is now planning a display of photos of commercial buildings, which the museum will offer to the public later this summer.
The county museum, located at 1050 South Main Street, is open from Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free.
Call staff at 752-1050 or visit the website at for more information on exhibits and activities planned.

YMCA Co-ed Biddyball and Elementary
Summer Basketball Registration
Continues through June 28
Registration for the 2010 Summer Season of Co-ed Biddyball and Elementary Basketball at the Scott County Family YMCA continues through June 28th. Biddyball is for boys and girls in kindergarten through second grade. Co-ed is for boys and girls in third through fifth grade.
The program will run six weeks in both divisions. All practices and games will take place on Saturdays starting July 10.
Fees are $30 for members and $55 for potential YMCA members. No youth is denied access to programs due to a lack of funds. Financial assistance is available.
For more information, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 812-752-YMCA.


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