?Christmas Tree Recycling PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:00
??    The Floyd County Solid Waste District, the New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department, and the Floyd County Road Department are sponsoring Christmas Tree Recycling for all Floyd County residents at several area locations. The trees may be dropped off from December 26 through January 19. For further information about the tree recycling, please call the Solid Waste District Office at 948-4733.
    The locations for the tree drop off are as follows:
Sam Peden Community Park - 3035 Grant Line Road, new Albany
Letty Walter Park - 5345 St. Mary’s Road, Floyds Knobs
Garry E. Cavan Park - 6845 Corydon Ridge Road, Georgetown
Greenville Park - 6455 Buttontown Road, Greenville
Galena-Lamb Park - 6220 U.S. Highway 150, Galena
    In addition, The New Albany-Floyd County Parks Department will be offering free compost at their maintenance office at 2409 Corydon Pike, New Albany, and at all of the drop off sites, except Sam Peden Park. For further information about the compost please call the Parks Department at 948-5363.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 14:16
 
Local basketball action heats up PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:00
? ?    In a big week for action between girls’ teams the previously unbeaten North Harrison Lady Cats had their 8-0 record blemished with a tough 59-58 overtime win by the host Floyd Central Lady Highlanders and the Borden Lady Braves won 62-46 at Lanesville over the Lady Eagles.
    In boys’ action, the Silver Creek Dragons barely escaped from Ramsey with a 60-56 Mid Southern Conference victory over the host North Harrison Cougars, and the Lanesville Eagles rolled 68-25 over Medora to help celebrate their homecoming.
Girls’-
Floyd Central 59,
North Harrison 58
    It took an overtime period to decide the matter, but it looked for a while like it would be decided early in the game Saturday afternoon.
    The Lady Cats took an early 14-2 lead, but the Lady Highlanders scored the last seven points in overtime to win the game. The Lady Cats had scored the first three goals of the overtime, but were outscored 7-0 the remainder of the extra period.
    Brigid Morrissey scored three points on a traditional three point play with 1:41 left in the overtime. Camry Hinton scored with 1:11 left, getting the Lady Highlanders within 58-57. Megan Rookstool dropped in two with 24.7 left on the clock, and that was all that was needed for the win.
    “We made some errors late in the game,” admitted North Harrison girls’ coach Hal Pearson. “Floyd Central did what they had to do late in the game.”
    A host of North Harrison players did the early damage, with Sasha Grangier, Kacey Cox, Kayla Lambert, and Wynn Shroyer doing the damage for the Lady Cats in the 14-4 start.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 14:21
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?IU Southeast Music Department to present annual Holiday Pops Concert PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008 00:00
?    The Music Department at Indiana University Southeast will present its annual Holiday Pops Concert on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 3 p.m. in the Richard K. Stem Concert Hall on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany. Tickets are $11 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, and IU Southeast faculty and staff, and are available at the Ogle Center Ticket Office, at all Ticketmaster locations, or by calling (502) 361-3100, or online at ticketmaster.com.
    The concert will feature seasonal favorites performed by the IU Southeast Orchestra, Concert Band, Concert Choir, and Community Chorus. The audience will be invited to join in the music making during the holiday sing-alongs. Master of Ceremonies will be television personality, Tara Bassett. Refreshments will be served in the lobby during intermission.
    Free parking for the concerts is available in the Dogwood Lot only.
    For more information on these performances, the IU Southeast Music Department and its programs and scholarship opportunities, please call (812) 941-2655 or visit www.ius.edu/music.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 10:45
 
?Ethan Popp requests help collecting blankets for homeless PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008 00:00
?    It’s that time of year again. Ethan Popp is requesting help collecting blankets for the homeless.
    This is his third year collecting blankets for local homeless shelters. His goal for this year is to collect 150 blankets. These blankets can be gently used or new.
    Popp and his family will deliver the blankets to shelters around Christmas time. Last year, around 100 blankets were collected.
    Please contact Popp at 967-2142 if you wish to donate blankets. They will be able to pick-up blankets if needed.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 10:45
 
?Georgetown Elementary School announces date of Third Annual Santa’s Workshop PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 December 2008 00:00
?    Find your inner elf at Georgetown Elementary School’s Third Annual Santa’s Workshop on Saturday, December 13 from 9 a.m. until Noon. Dash on down to Georgetown Elementary School for a day of yummy treats, festive craft making and a special visit from the most well-known inhabitant of the North Pole! Start the fun by grabbing a donut breakfast with Santa. Prices for the breakfast are $2 for a Santa size portion (two donuts and a drink) and only $1 for the elf size (one donut and a drink). To remember the 2008 holiday season, photos with Santa are available for just $5.
    After breakfast, children may participate in a variety of kid-friendly activities including: Prancer’s Promenade Cake Walk, Creating Winter Ornaments, Decorating Holiday Cards, Coloring clothes at the Tie-Dye Studio (please bring your own clothing items to be dyed), Folding Festive Origami, and much, much more!
    Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, make sure to include this special event in your holiday celebrations. Georgetown Elementary is located at 8800 High street in downtown Georgetown. Proceeds benefit Georgetown Elementary Parent Teacher Association.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 10:46
 
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