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Clark County

April 17, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for April 17, 2012


 City to close Watt Street temporarily

Due to construction, Watt Street will be closed from Seventh Street to Court Avenue — including the alley between Watt and Walnut streets — from 7 a.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. Thursday.

Steamboat lecture set

The Filson Historical Society will present a lecture at noon April 18 at the Jeffersonville Carnegie Library, 129 E. Court Ave., titled “The Great River Catastrophe: The Collision of the Steamboats America and United States on the Ohio River in 1868,” with Mark V. Wetherington, the Filson’s director. He will examine the collision between the two steamboats and what the disaster tells us about life and death along the Indiana shore of the Ohio. The event is free.

Homebuying seminar is this week

Daniel J. Marlin, a loan officer with Century Mortgage Company, will be offering a seminar for first-time homebuyers from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19, at the Jeffersonville Township Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave.

Marlin will address the most frequently asked questions first-time homebuyers usually have.

For more information, call 812-285-5635, or visit

JHS band to dedicate trailer

The Jeffersonville High School Band will hold a dedication ceremony for its new 53-foot semi trailer at 9:30 a.m. Friday, April 20, at the school.

The JHS Band Program wishes to thank its Premier Platinum Donor, John J. Woehrle, for his  donation to assist with the purchase of the new semi trailer. The band’s trailer has also recently had professional graphics created and applied by USA Image of Jeffersontown, Ky.


Business expo coming Thursday

Connect Clarksville welcomes the public to a mini business expo with food samples from local restaurants from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at The Montrose, 318 W. Lewis and Clark Parkway, Clarksville.

The expo will be from 3 to 5 and food and door prizes will follow from 5 to 7.

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