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May 27, 2011

News and Tribune briefs for May 28, 2011


Library creating teen magazine

Love to write, draw or design? The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library invites teenagers in grades six through 12 to put together the library’s first Teen Literary Magazine.

Teens will meet for write-ins and snacks at 2 p.m. June 8, June 22, July 6 and July 22. If you are unable to attend the write-in, you can still submit original work at the Reference Desk at the library.

For more information, call 812-949-3523.


SMK hosting KnobsFest

St. Mary of the Knobs first-ever KnobsFest will be from noon to midnight June 11 at the church.

This event will feature chicken or ham dinners, booths will include 30 quilts, 20 capital prizes totaling $11,150, cakes, candy, plants, pull tabs, fruit baskets and a general store. There also will be  bingo, crafts, a kids zone and live entertainment all day.

The Pub Pavilion will have beer and wine, Texas Hold ‘Em, showdown and more. End the night with a dance from 9 p.m. to midnight, $8 per person, featuring the Endless Summer band from Indianapolis.

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ISP plan DWI check point

The Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg will conduct a driving under the influence enforcement check point in Floyd County beginning in the evening hours Wednesday and ending in the early morning hours Thursday.

Motorists that are not impaired can expect only short delays while passing through the check point.

Concussed athletes

The News and Tribune is looking for student athletes who have suffered one or more concussions during either a competition or practice for a story about a new state law regarding concussions and head injuries. Please contact Michael Reschke at 812-206-2150 or via email at


Scramble to benefit Mercy Providence

Mercy Providence is hosting the 10th annual Chuck Schultz Golf Scramble. The event begins with registration at noon Wednesday at Covered Bridge Golf Course, 12510 Covered Bridge Road, Sellersburg. The scramble is slated to start at 1 p.m. and dinner will follow the tournament.

Carriage Ford will donate a 2011 Ford Fusion to the golfer that hits a hole-in-one on the eighth hole. Cash prizes and gifts will also be awarded for first and second place, as well as longest drive, putt and more.

Proceeds from the annual event benefit the renovation and expansion of the therapy gym at Mercy Providence. All donations are tax-deductible as applicable by law.

For more information on the Golf Scramble, please visit:

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