?Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County awards grant to Ivy Tech for computers PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:00
? ? ?Ivy Tech Community College Southern Indiana’s enrollment is growing in double-digit percentages. So the news that Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County is awarding the college a grant to purchase new computers for the School of Business is especially welcome.
    Ivy Tech asked for the grant for the College of Business, which is located at 4100 Charlestown Road in New Albany. The grant is for $20,000 for 26 computers, a printer and two smart podiums, which incorporate a computer, DVD player, document camera, and other technology-related enhancements. The college offered 43 classes at 4100 Charlestown Road for the Fall 2008 semester. School of Business students make up 11 percent of Ivy Tech’s total enrollment of 4,352 students.
    The new computers will be set up as a computer lab, and students attending the business school will have access to the computers to use to complete their school work. Currently, students must drive to the main campus in Sellersburg to use a computer lab for their work.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 14:07
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?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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?Moped driver, passenger in car injured in wrecks PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:00
? ?    The driver of a moped and a passenger in a car were among those injured in recent accidents in Scottsburg.
    Records released by the Scottsburg Police Department related that the first injury mishap occurred on Tuesday, December 9, on Allen Street shortly after 5 p.m.
    Joseph N. Campbell, 22, Scottsburg, told Sgt. Brian Hall of the Scottsburg Police Department that he had just turned west onto Allen Street from an access road to the Chase Bank parking lot when he saw an eastbound moped heading at him. Campbell said he tried to pull off the road to avoid the moped, but his 1999 Chrysler LHS was struck by the moped as it continued eastward left of the center of the road.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 14:26
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?Past All-Conference AHS players invited Dec. 20 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 December 2008 00:00
??    Past basketball players for the Austin High School Eagles who were named to a Mid-Southern All-Conference Team
during their careers are receiving special invitations to be on hand on Saturday night, December 20, at Rigel Gym.
    On that evening, the AHS Athletic Department plans to recognize former Eagles who were named to such teams
as part of a 50-year anniversary celebration of the school’s history with the MSC.
    A small gathering for these former players and their families is being planned following the Eagles’ game with
Lanesville. The event will be held in the elementary cafeteria.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2008 14:30
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