?Pioneers extinguish Dragons’ fire; South Central girls outshoot Borden girls in Saturday afternoon game PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
??    Despite all of the snow, ice, and power outages in the Indiana and Kentucky area over the last week, several Green Banner Publications area teams did manage to win over the past week.
    Lanesville’s girls managed to hang on to a 52-42 win over visiting Cannelton Monday night (Jan. 26), and Erin Dorgay scored 29 points for the Lady Eagles in the contest. In a Saturday afternoon game, Borden’s Lady Braves lost a 58-53 Southern Athletic Conference contest to the invading south Central Lady Rebels.
    Saturday night, Silver Creek hosted Providence in a big match up of Clark County area rivals, and the visiting pioneers went away with a 55-44 win.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:20
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?Goodwill BridgePointe holding February food drive for local food pantries PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
?   During the month of February, Goodwill BridgePointe Services will hold a food drive at each of the 11 Goodwill BridgePointe store locations in Southern Indiana. Canned food donations can be dropped off in the box provided inside each store. “Winter months are especially difficult for local food pantries,” says Candice Barksdale, Goodwill BridgePointe CEO. “Through this donation drive, we hope to assist these agencies by providing another convenient drop off location for people who may not ordinarily have thought to give.”
   Canned food donations to the following Goodwill BridgePointe locations will benefit the listed agency:
   Clarksville –– Center for Lay Ministries
   Corydon –– Harrison County Community Services
   Jeffersonville –– Center for Lay Ministries
   Floyds Knobs –– Grace Lutheran Church
   New Albany –– Pearl Baptist Mission
   North Vernon –– Jennings County Coordinating Council
   Madison –– a local Jefferson County food pantry
   Salem –– Washington County Food Bank
   Scottsburg –– Clearing House
  Seymour –– Jackson County Human Services
   Goodwill BridgePointe hopes to continue the annual food drive next year rotating the distribution of donations among local agencies. To submit an organization for consideration in 2010 or for more information, please call 1-812-283-7908.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:22
 
?Floyd Memorial Announces February Activities in Honor of National Heart Month PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00
 ?  In honor of National Heart Month, Floyd Memorial is offering a variety of screenings and events to increase awareness of the risk factors for heart disease.
    Free Blood Pressures Screening courtesy of Floyd Memorial’s Volunteers: Friday, February 6 and 20, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Held in Floyd Memorial’s Main Lobby
  Free Blood Pressures Screening courtesy of Floyd Memorial’s Urgent Care Centers
Have your blood pressure checked for free during business hours at either of Floyd Memorial’s Urgent Care locations. Stop by in February and receive a free gift in honor of National Heart Health Month.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2009 13:24
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?Help a Child and Bowl for Free February 22 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?    Dust those bowling shoes off and prepare for a day of fun at the 10th Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser, planned for Sunday, February 22, at the Scottsburg Bowling Lanes.
    This year’s goal is to raise $5,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County. Although the event will be held in Scottsburg, all money raised will go directly to the local agency.
    Big Brothers Big Sisters has been a part of Washington County for almost 13 years. Since that time, community volunteers have been paired with children and youth in one-to-one mentoring relationships.
    Organizers for this year’s Bowl for Kids Sake event are: JoLynn Allen, Laura Bishop, Denise Newkirk, Emily Siler, Stephanie Ferriell and Joy Bierly.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:03
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?Upcoming Childrens’ Programs at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 21 January 2009 00:00
?Winter Stories and Activities
    On Saturday, January 31 at 11 a.m., the Children’s Department of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will tell winter stories and have activities.  This event will be in the Small Meeting Room located in the Children’s Department.  This program is free and registration is not required.  Parents we ask that you accompany your children to all programs unless otherwise specified.  The library is located at 180 West Spring Street in New Albany.  For more information call 949-3528 or check their website at nafclibrary.org.
“Cinderella” Puppet Show
    On Saturday, February 7 at 11:00 a.m., the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host “Cinderella” presented by the Rainbow Show Puppets in the Strassweg Auditorium. Your family is invited to this free program, and registration is not required.  Parents, we ask that you accompany your child to all programs unless otherwise specified.  The library is located at 180 W. Spring St. in New Albany.  For more information call 949-3528 or visit their website at nafclibrary.org.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2009 10:06
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