Auditions for children...FC and NA theatres “A Christmas Carol, the musical” PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 00:00

Floyd Central and New Albany High School theatre departments are once again teaming up to present the theatrical event of the fall season.   “A Christmas Carol, the Musical!,”  was a sellout smash hit when Floyd Central presented the show several years ago and directors Chris Bundy, from F.C.H.S. and David Longest, from N.A.H.S., both in their final year before retirement, have decided the show is the perfect selection for their students and the community to enjoy as the beginning of the 2011 holiday season.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:00
Waters named D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 00:00

A Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy has been a positive influence for the small, close knit community of Henryville for the past six years. He has implemented a program for fifth graders that teach them about making the right choices and the consequences of making bad decisions. The hundreds of students he has taught over the years have taken the lesson in the classroom and turned it into a life lesson. The impact he has made on the students has not gone unnoticed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:02
Kentuckiana Trading to celebrate grand opening September 17 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Marty Randall   
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 00:00

If you are one of the millions of people that are addicted to the Auction shows on TV, then you are going to be excited to hear that Kentuckiana Trading’s Grand Opening is September 17th.     Kentuckiana Trading is Kentucky and Indiana’s largest public auction house and consignment showroom, and is located just 25 minutes North of Louisville Kentucky in Borden, Indiana.    Along with the Grand Opening on the 17th the  Crusade for Children car show (contact Kentuckiana Trading for entry registration), car wash, and peddlers market will be taking place in the parking lot of the massive facility.   The Auctions will be at 7pm on the first and third Thursday of every month beginning October 6.   “We will be hosting our auctions every Thursday as soon as possible” says Owner Brandon Koetter.  Brandon also says “it is just like the auction shows on TV only bigger, and we encourage people to come down to be a part of the auction, whether buying or selling”.   Just like on TV, this auction house sells a very wide range of items.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:01
For Our Troops… Speed Memorial Church, Your Community Bank team up to support local deployed Marines PDF Print E-mail
Written by Janna Ross   
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 00:00

One Sunday this past March, Pastor Mike Donahue of Speed Memorial Church approached a member of his congregation, Betty Johnson. He told her of his desire to start a program to send care packages to deployed troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. He asked her if she would “head this program” and she said “yes.” She was chosen because she had been sending many boxes to her grandson, Sam, a Marine, who had been deployed five times.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 12:03
OSD festival this weekend PDF Print E-mail

The Annual Old Settlers’ Days held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Many former exhibitors, performers, craftsmen and demonstrators from years past, will be entertaining festival goers both days, including the medicine men, Abe Lincoln and many favorite demonstrators.
One of the main attractions this year will be the raid by Morgan’s Raiders, a group that has not been involved with the festival in recent years. They will be reenacting the raid, with several local businessmen and leaders participating, including Mayor David Bower, on Saturday at 2 p.m.
There will be an Indian teepee set up on the Village Green by Frank and Carolyn Lindley. They will have a cornhusk doll demonstration, an Indian smoke dance and will be making Indian necklaces on Saturday and chain/pony beads on Sunday.
A jam fest/hymn sing will be held in the log church both days and a Sunday morning worship service will be in the church at 8 a.m.
There will be lots of children activities on the Village Green from 12-4 p.m. both days, as well as in the school house.
Another highlight will be the village cook, who will be serving up stone soup and apple fritters.
There will be story tellers, skits, pioneer readings, a hog calling contest and a baking contest. This year’s them for the baking contest will be “Anything Pumpkin” and all entries must be at the museum basement by 10 a.m.
The following is a list of entertainment that will be on stage at The Depot Train Museum: Saturday: 1-2 p.m. Sisters in Grace; 2-3 p.m.
Morgan’s Raiders; 3 to 3:30 p.m. Tara Little; 3:30 to 4 p.m. Claude and Jeanie Combs; 4-5 p.m. Tanya Webb, John Trinkle, Erin Houchin.
Sunday: 1 to 1:30 p.m. Claude and Jeannie Combs; 1:30 to 2 p.m. Randy Nichols; 2 to 3 p.m. Warriors for Christ; 3 to 4 p.m. Weilbaker Family; 4 to 5 p.m. Bradie M. Shrum Lower Elementary- Chimes Choir.
A flag raising ceremony will kick the festival off Saturday morning at 10 a.m.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 September 2011 10:08
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