?Horseshoe Foundation accepting fall grant applications PDF Print E-mail
?    The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County will five $350,000 in grants to benefit the Floyd County community in the fall grant cycle. Grant applications are now being accepted. To be eligible to receive a grant, completed grant applications must be postmarked by September 30th, 2008 and all previous final grant reports must be completed. Charitable organizations, educational institutions, and governmental agencies which benefit Floyd County citizens and fit the grant guidelines are welcome to apply.
    Grant program guidelines, policies and grant application forms are available on the Foundation’s new website, www.horseshoefoundation.org.
?Carnegie Center Family Fun Workshop PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 August 2008 00:00
??    If you haven’t taken advantage of these wonderful offerings at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, then you’ve been missing out! The Carnegie Center Family Fun Workshops have been a great success and these drop-in classes are the perfect way for families to spend Saturday morning together. All ages have a chance to look around the galleries and are led by CCAH staff as they create art related to the exhibits or an upcoming holiday.
    Tin Punch (which is, just as its name implies, a design of holes punched into a tin sheet) is often seen in an early American type of furniture known as a pie safe. The tin punch panels on the doors of the pie safe let air circulate and keep insects away from the pies and bread inside. Tin punch is also used in lanterns even today: the metal prevents the candle from going out, and the holes allow air to escape and light to shine through.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2008 15:49
?World on the Square Family Festival PDF Print E-mail
?    The 9th Annual “World on the Square” Family Festival in Corydon Highlights Cultural Diversity in Southern Indiana.
    Enjoy international exhibits, see cultural performers, and sample ethnic foods at the ninth annual “World on the Square” Festival on Saturday, August 9 from 4-8p.m. on the historic town square in Corydon, Indiana.
    This free annual family-oriented festival highlights the diverse heritage of the Kentuckiana region, which historically includes not only settlers from many European countries, but also the Native American and African American presence. The festival also feature the arrival of Spanish-speaking immigrants from Mexico and the rest of Central and South America, and newcomers from the Middle East and Far East.
?North Harrison administration drops plan to stymie opponents of Morgan Elementary renovation PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 August 2008 00:00
  ?    The administration of the North Harrison Community School Corporation has decided against challenging in court the petition opponents of the $15 million renovation of Morgan Elementary School recently had filed June 11 in the Harrison County Clerk’s office. 
    The petition has been verified with 121 valid signatures.
    The petition drive was led in part by North Harrison Classroom Teacher’s Association president Greg Rupp, who thinks that it would be better to pay off the present high school debt, and then renovate both Morgan Elementary School and North Harrison Middle School at the same time.
    The legal question centered on whether or not the remonstrance petition could be signed by former North Harrison Board member Kathy Goldman, and also notarized by her.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 August 2008 15:51
?Work days announced for Lanesville Heritage members and friends PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 July 2008 00:00
?    At the regular monthly meeting of the Lanesville Heritage Weekend, Inc. Thursday evening, July 17, Heritage Chairman, Dale “Chip” White announced, “the first three Saturdays in August- 2, 9, and 16, are work days”. “There’s lots of maintenance and preparation to be done before the festival in September”, White said. Volunteers are asked to bring appropriate tools, equipment, etc. in order to get the Heritage grounds and building readied for the upcoming festival. Lunch will be served all three days. This year is the 33rd annual festival of the Lanesville Heritage Weekend, Inc. which will be held September 12, 13, and 14.
    On Thursday evening, September 11 at 7 o’clock, an Antique Tractor Pull only will be held. There are three categories: Antique, (1940-1955): 4,500 lb; 5,000 lb; and 5,500 lb; all (3 MPH Maximum). Antique (1960 and older); 12,500 lb; (3 MPH). Antique (1959 and Older) 4.500 lb and 6,500 lb; all 3 (4 MPH Maximum and Cut tires). Announcers for all the Pulls will be Buck Mathes and Tim Smith. Thursday night food will be available from the Heritage Food Booth only. For information on the tractor pulls, contact David Walther 812-952-3473 or Virgil Jawtak at 812-952-8865.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 July 2008 10:12
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