Cougar boys’ soccer finishes 3rd in Charlestown Invitational PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
    The North Harrison boys’ varsity soccer team might not have won the team first place title in the Charlestown Soccer Invitational Saturday, but Hector Bautista still had a great day for the, scoring five goals in the two games played.
    Salem won 6-5 over North Harrison in the first round, with Bautista scoring a hat trick of goals (3) in this contest.
    “We shouldn’t have lost that game,” said North Harrison coach Duane Boady. “We overplayed in the first half. In the second half, we got careless offensively and defensively.”
    Boady said that he thought they got outplayed around the mid field area, losing possession of the ball to Salem in the process. “We got outplayed in the midfield,” he said.
    In the consolation game, North Harrison defeated Home School Union 5-2.
    Bautista scored a pair of goals in the game, and had help from three other team mates, Colin Book, Tyler Bement, and Jared Richards. Each of them scored a goal in the game.
    “Every now and then, it’s nice to get a win,” Boady said. “My heart’s a little broken from that first game.”
    “We played strong,” Boady continued. “Anytime you get a win, that’s a cherry atop the sundae.”
    Boady also was especially pleased with the steady play of goal keeper Taylor Starcer, who played his first ever varsity matches in the two games North Harrison played Saturday.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:09
 
Horseshoe Foundation to Hold Evening Grant Seminar PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
    Charitable organizations which serve Floyd County and are interested in learning more about the Horseshoe Foundation grant application process are invited to attend a grants seminar on Thursday, September 3, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. It will be held in the Scribner Place YMCA in the first floor multipurpose room at 33 State Street, New Albany. The event is free and open to the public but registration is requested by calling 945-4332 or sending an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it to ensure enough materials are on hand.
    The grants seminar will include information about the grant process, how to make your proposal stand out, and pitfalls to avoid when submitting a grant application. Staff and grants committee members will be on hand to answer questions participants might have regarding the grant application process. Organizations that have never submitted an application to the Horseshoe Foundation and are interested in doing so this spring are encouraged to attend.
    The Foundation is accepting grant applications for the fall grant cycle. Applications must be received at the foundation office or postmarked by September 30. 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.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:10
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St. Mary of the Knobs to hold Dessert Card Party PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
    St. Mary of the Knobs Church, located at 3033 Martin Rd in Floyds Knobs, will host their annual Dessert Card Party on Wednesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. in the Gym. $5 admission entitles you to register to win hundreds of fabulous door prizes, homemade desserts and drinks. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event! Doors open at 6 p.m. Please call the Parish Office at 923-3011 for more information.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:11
 
Scott County Soil & Water Conservation District Fall Sale PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 02 September 2009 00:00
    The Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is once again offering Grade 1 container trees and plants for sale.  These are supplied by Forrest Keeling Nursery, a family-owned and operated nursery based in Elsberry, Missouri.  All trees and shrubs are nursery stock, exhibiting straightness of trunk and uniformity of branching.  They are very reasonably priced at $25 each for a 3 gallon best-quality container.
    Available trees include Autumn Blaze Maple, Black Oak, Black Walnut, Cinnamon Bark River Birch, Fringetree, Hackberry, Magnolia, Northern Red Oak, Norway Spruce, Pagoda Dogwood, Pecan, Persimmon, Plum, Robin Hill Serviceberry, Royal Frost Birch, Sycamore, White Pine and Willow Oak.
    The following shrubs are also for sale:  Henry’s Garnet Sweetspire, Lynwood Gold Forsythia, Ninebark, Old-Fashioned Lilac, Shrubby St. John’s Wort and Wisteria.
    The District is offering perennial plants of Aromatic Aster, Marsh Milkweed, Obedient Plant, Ox-eye Sunflower, Purple Prairie Clover, Rose Mallow, Stifftick Coreopsis, White Wild Indigo and Wild Bergamot.  All perennials are 1 gallon containers and offered for $8.50 each.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 September 2009 08:17
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Hosparus to host “Dancing with the Stars and Style Show” PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 26 August 2009 00:00
    Hosparus – Hospice of Southern Indiana will host their annual “Dancing with the Stars and Style Show” event at Hubers Winery Plantation Hall on Tuesday, September 1. The doors open at 5 p.m. for guests to view the silent auction items and enjoy a light buffet. Tickets for this event are $50 each.
    This is the 6th annual United We Stand fundraiser for Hosparus of Southern Indiana (formerly Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern Indiana). Last year more than 800 attended and the net revenue for Hosparus was over $83,000. Hosparus raises money by sponsoring a Fashion Show, which includes local retailers from Sisters on the Square in Salem, Priddy Accessories in New Albany, Petunias in Jeffersonville, and Yudofskys in Louisville.
    The main feature is the “Dancing with the Stars” contest. The dancers for this year are (1) Bob Koetter Jr., President of Koetter Construction, Inc. (2) Missi Sprigler, WKLO 96.9 Radio Account Executive (3) Tom Tolone, President of Cherryman Industries, Inc. (4) Jill Kraft Scott, Speech Therapist for NAFC Schools (5) Mike Kelley, President of W M Kelley Co., Inc. and (6) Amy Huber, 4th Grade Teacher at Holy Family.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 08:38
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