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Clark County

June 28, 2013



‘Parlor Stories’ on the way

At 7 p.m. Sunday, July 7, in the parlor of the St. Paul’s Parish House, one of the historic homes on Mansion Row in New Albany, St. Paul’s Arts Council presents “Parlor Stories: The American Spirit.”

Parlor Stories is a literary and performing arts series bringing together local actors, storytellers and authors reading great literature. The series is inspired by Stories on Stage in Denver, Arts & Letters Live in Dallas and Selected Shorts in New York City. There is a theme to each Parlor Story performance. Several stories are presented around each theme. The stories are sometimes classic, sometimes new; performed by great actors or story-tellers from the area who bring these short stories to life.

The theme for this performance is “The American Spirit.” The performance starts at 7 p.m. and includes an intermission with refreshments. There are no advance ticket sales but donations will be accepted at the door with proceeds going to renovate this historic building.

For more information,call 812-944-0413 or email


Church hosting 25th chicken dinner

The Edwardsville United Methodist Church will hold its 25th annual chicken barbecue dinner from noon to 7 p.m. today, June 29, at the church, 4830 Ind. 62, Georgetown.

The dinner consists of a half chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, dinner roll, dessert, and tea or lemonade. Prices are: adults $8; children 10 and under $4. Carry-outs will be available.


Scholarship deadline nears

The Clark County Cattlemen’s Association has announced that a $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student entering or already enrolled in any course of study at a post-secondary institution this fall.

The scholarship is the John W. Bottorff Memorial Scholarship, named in honor of a past-president and charter member of the Association. The only requirement for eligibility to apply for the scholarship is that either the applicant or their parent(s) must be a current member of the Association as of May 15.

The awarding of the scholarship will be based on leadership, scholarship and a personal interview. The scholarship will be paid in two installments; one-half at the beginning of each of two semesters or two quarters within the upcoming academic year.

Applications for the scholarship are available at the Purdue Extension–Clark County Office, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown or by calling the office at 812-256-4591. Questions about the scholarship can also be directed to Scott Abbott, president of the Clark County Cattlemen’s Association at 812-293-3372. The scholarship application deadline is July 8.

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