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Clark County

October 5, 2012

News and Tribune briefs for Oct. 5, 2012



Blessing of the animals is Sunday

A Community Blessing of the Animals will be at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the First Presbyterian Church, 222 Walnut St. Jeffersonville (at the playground, if the weather is fair; in the gym, if not). This is a brief, fun service to honor our furry and feathered friends. Animals must be on leashes or in cages. “Bug juice” and animal crackers will be served afterward.

Call First Presbyterian Church at 812- 283-8606 for more information.


Annual turkey shoot coming up

St. Joseph Hill Catholic Church, 2605 W. St. Joe Road, Sellersburg, will host its annual turkey shoot, chicken dinner and fall festival, beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the church.

Adults, $9, age 4-12, $4, and 3 and younger free, dine in only.


Sheep for sale Saturday

The Washington County Sheep Association will hold its sixth-annual Midwest Hair Sheep Sale 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Washington County Fairgrounds, East Market Street, Salem. Animals will be penned and ready for viewing by 11 a.m.

More than 200 rams and ewe have been consigned for this sale. Breeds for sale include Dorper, White Dorper, Katahdin, Royal White, Barbados and crossbreds. A complete listing of animals for sale is posted on the association’s website at

For more information, contact the president of the Washington County Sheep Association: Dave Embree, 812-755-4414; or Purdue Extension — Washington County, 812-883-4601.


Golf to help Greater Clark

The Greater Clark County Schools Educational Foundation will host its 12th annual “Golf Fore Kids.” Two flight times will be available to accommodate players: 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., both shotgun starts, Monday, Oct. 8, at the Jeffersonville Elks Club, Charlestown Pike, Jeffersonville.

The cost to participate is $100 per player, which includes green fees, cart rental and a meal. Visit the Greater Clark County Schools’ website at to register online or contact Supervisor of Communications Erin Bojorquez at 812-283-0701.

For more information contact Erin Bojorquez at 812-283-0701.

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