Horseshoe Foundation Floyd County to Award $300,000 to charitable organizations PDF Print E-mail

The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County awarded $300,000 in grants to community organizations on Wednesday, June 27th, 2011.  The celebration will be held at the Cardinal Ritter Birthplace, on East Oak Street, in New Albany.
“The Grants Committee and Board are continually impressed with the great work being done in our community by charitable organizations- as well as the great need,” Horseshoe Foundation’s Executive Director Jerry Finn said.  Forty-two applicants sent requests to the foundation this spring totaling $680,000.  Thirty organizations received grants totaling $300,000.  Those organizations included:

Sunday storm front brings welcomed rainfall plus hail, damaging lightning PDF Print E-mail



With parched yards and cropland, most people welcomed the rain that fell in Scott County starting around 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 1.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2012 10:00
Local trombone player takes part in record breaking ensemble PDF Print E-mail

A Guinness world record was set on June 1, 2012 by the largest all-trombone ensemble ever gathered together to play in one place. The participants came from across the country to perform at the Washington Nationals baseball field in Washington D.C. and ranged in ages from 8 to 77. They played a newly composed arrangement of (what else?) The Music Man classic “76 Trombones”, retitled “7600 Trombones” for the special occasion.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 July 2012 08:38
Vendors needed for new Elikosi festival PDF Print E-mail

The Washington County Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the Elikosi beer and wine festival, a brand new event that will be held at Salem Speedway on September 1 from 2 to 9 pm. The booth rental fee will be $100 per 10’ x 10’ deep space, and  selling area is limited to 10’ x 10’ spaces. This fee will include 120-volt electricity for running lights and a register.

Stevens Museum new exhibit: The Vietnam War PDF Print E-mail

By Dawn Powell Camp
Even though I was young, I remember a very tumultuous time in American History.  Some called it a “conflict” because the United States did not actually declare the “war.”   However, as I began researching events for a commemorative display I found it mostly referred to as the “The Vietnam War.”

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