Summit View’s Memory Garden Project Completed PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00

    It is said where a garden is planted, love grows. And even in the dead of winter, the new Memory Garden, constructed and completed by the youth at BRS’ Summit View Youth Shelter is already blooming with love. The Garden, located at the Harrison Township Fire Department on Old Hwy 135 in Corydon, is dedicated to the memory of all abused, neglected and orphaned children. The project was made possible through a grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana and the Youth Philanthropy Council in 2009. The youth chose the theme in hopes the Memory Garden (pictured to the right) will continue to remind us of the need to pray for and reach out to all children who are suffering everyday through neglect and abuse.
    Along with designing, purchasing the flowers and figurines and building the garden, the youth also presented the Harrison Township Firemen with tokens of appreciation for their dedication and service to the community. Concrete figurines of a fireman saving a young child, a red fire hydrant and a Fireman’s Bench along with a wind chime featuring the Fireman’s symbol were presented to Fireman J. McKim in honor of the firemen’s service. The fireman figurine was painted by the youth as well, complete with the Harrison Township badge on the sleeve and fireman’s hat.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 14:21
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Floyd County Animal Rescue League to hold Feline Fix event PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00
    The Floyd County Animal Rescue League will hold their next Feline Fix event on Wednesday, February 3. At this event, your cat can receive spaying/neutering, rabies and 1st infectious disease shots for the low cost of $40. If you would like to register your cat for the Feline Fix, or to find out more information, please contact the Rescue League office at 812-949-9099, or by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
    Kittens can and do get pregnant at 4 months old! In 7 years, one female cat and its young can produce 420,000 kittens. Almost 8,000,000 dogs and cats are euthanized each year because there are no homes for them. Please help reduce the number of unwanted animals in Southern Indiana by having your pet spayed or neutered.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 09:18
 
Christian concert in New Albany at Coffee Crossing Saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 January 2010 00:00
    Coffee Crossing on Charlestown Road in New Albany will host a Christian music show on Saturday from 8-11 p.m.
    The group performing will be Brady Enders and The Delicate.
    Enders has been singing all his life, but he picked up the guitar six years and has been playing music ever since.
    He said his love for music started at an early age while he and his brother went to sleep to the sound of their father singing and softly strumming the strings.
    “Each string presented a peaceful melancholy,” he said.
    When they weren't singing Enders' father would play Enya, as well as others.
    “I began to truly envelop myself in my music and bring only truth, with great conviction,” Enders said.
    He went on to study musical composition at Indiana University Southeast and he has composed more than 100 songs between the ages of 16-20.
    “I write and record all of my own music, and love to glorify God in every sentence and phrase before me,” Enders said.  
    Admission to Saturday's show is free. Those attending are encouraged to arrive early as seating is limited.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2010 12:36
 
Borden Loses To Austin PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 January 2010 00:00
    Borden came out with a very different game plan in a loss to Austin Friday night. Borden attempted to take a much stronger Austin team out of their game, and for the first half it worked. But the second half was much different as Borden lost 56 to 31.
    Austin won the tip and with the first possession went to Raichel in the corner for three. It would be the only three-point shot made in the half.
When Borden came back down it was obvious something was different. Borden worked the ball around the perimeter and slowed the game way down. Borden controlled the ball for three-fourths of the first half. In doing so they kept Austin from establishing a game plan they are accustom to.
    Borden was so intent on controlling the ball they took very few shots in the first quarter. By Borden holding the ball such a high percentage of the time Austin had few opportunities to shoot. The score was only Austin 7 - Borden 1 at the end of the first quarter.
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2010 12:36
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Annual Bill Cope Chili Supper to be held January 30 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 January 2010 00:00
    Once again, it’s time for the annual Bill Cope Chili Supper. Mr. Cope was a teacher at East Washington who dedicated a large portion of his life to our students. He passed away July 1997 after a battle with cancer. This chili supper is a fund raising effort to continue his spirit of generosity by providing a scholarship in his name to an Eastern High School graduate. The 13th annual chili supper is hosted by the East Washington Dollars for Scholars
    The chili supper will take place in the Eastern high school cafeteria in Pekin on Saturday, January 30 prior to the boys’ basketball games with Salem. Serving will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will continue until 7 p.m. A meal of chili, drink, sandwich or hotdog and dessert is $4.75. A la carte items include: Sandwich- $1.25, Chili-$1.50; Desserts- $1; Drinks (with refill)$1.50.
    If you can not attend this event but still wish to support this event you may send a tax deductible donation payable to East Washington Scholarship Fund. Your support is much needed and appreciated.
    Please mail to: East Washington Elementary School, c/o Terry Thixton, Councelor, 1050 No, Eastern School Rd,  Pekin, IN 47165. Or please call at 967-2929, ext 5715.   
Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2010 12:37
 
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