Tax talk at NH board meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 04 May 2010 00:00

Residents of the North Harrison School District, which includes Blue River, Morgan, Spence, and Jackson Townships in Harrison County, have been getting tax bills that in some cases have been double. A mistake in the Bus Replacement Fund has been responsible for the error, and the board explained the situation and took comments in a special board meeting Thursday in the North Harrison High School Auditeria.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 12:11
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FC takes fourth at Evansville; JV is first PDF Print E-mail
Written by George Browning   
Tuesday, 04 May 2010 00:00

 

 

 

The Floyd Central High School boys' varsity golf team traveled to Evansville last Saturday for the Evansville Memorial Varsity Invitational, which was held at The Players Club (par 72).

Play was shorten to 9 holes due to a rain. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 May 2010 12:13
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New law encourages 16 year olds to donate blood PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 April 2010 00:00

On April 12, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels signed Senate Bill 46 into law, after it passed both the House and Senate. This bill allows 16 year olds to donate blood in the State of Indiana with parental consent. The American Red Cross hails the new law as a new opportunity to engage youth in regular blood donations.

Previously, Indiana State law was silent on the issue of 16 year old blood donations. The law will go into effect on July 2, 2010 and will encourage 16 years old to donate blood with parental consent in the State. This means that now more high school students can help save a life by donating blood.

The American Red Cross is excited to spread awareness that blood donation is something a 16 year old students can do to make a difference in their community. 23 states, including Ohio and Kentucky, already have written laws that specifically encourage 16 year olds to donate blood.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 12:46
 
Hoosier Girls State Delegates selected PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 April 2010 00:00

 

The Bonnie Sloan American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 of New Albany will send 12 girls recommended from their respective high schools to the 70th annual session of Hoosier Girls State scheduled for June 20-25, on the campus of Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Local organizations, businesses and private individuals funded the sponsorship fee of $300 for each of these young women to attend this memorable and life changing experience.

The following junior students from New Albany High School will attend:

Haley Robison, daughter of Shawn and Debbie Robison; Kira Ferguson, daughter of Darnese Jackson; Keerthana Mohankumer, daughter of Mohan Surya and Padmaja Mohonkumer, Shelby Lewis, daughter of Christopher and Julie Lewis.

The following junior students from Floyd Central High School will attend:

Caroline Didelot, daughter of Joe and Lisa Didelot; Alyssa Spears, daughter of Tim and Joy Spears; Amee Azad, daughter of Deepak Azad and Vyoma Pathakjee; Chelsey Carr, daughter of Denise Barber and Madison Atkinson, daughter of Mark and Amy Atkinson.

The following two students from Our Lady of Providence High School will attend:

Catherine Aubrey, daughter of Russell and Laura Aubry and Claire Joksimovic, daughter of Michael and Maria Joksimovic.

These young ladies will join approximately 600 other young women for this government program designed to educate our leaders of tomorrow in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. This session of government and practical politics is non-partisan and non-political.

For more information about Hoosier Girls State, you may call Jennifer Moulden at 1-502-296-5497.

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 12:50
 
Borden Valley Day Festival 5K June 12 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 April 2010 00:00

 

 

Borden Valley Fay festival will be held Saturday, June 12 with the 5K Run/Walk starting at 8 a.m. The top three males and females will receive a trophy and all finishers will receive a medal. If you would like more information on the 5K Run/Walk you may email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

In addition to the Ru/Walk a parade will be at 10:30; tractor expo at 11 a.m.; food and craft booths open at 11 a.m.; flag ceremony at 11:45 a.m.; princess contest at noon; HS Volleyball tourney will be at noon; entertainment will start at 12:30 p.m.; queen contest at 2 p.m.; rubber duck creek race will be at 3 p.m.; corn hole tourney at 5 p.m and hot air balloon launch will begin at 7 p.m.

For more information on any of the above activities you may call 812-697-2234 or email www.bordenindiana.com

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 April 2010 12:48
 
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