News and Tribune

January 17, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS: Jan. 18, 2013


SOUTHERN INDIANA

MLK holiday means no paper Monday

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday, Jan. 20, the News and Tribune will not publish a print edition. Our offices in Jeffersonville and New Albany will be open Monday.

Print production will resume Tuesday. Visit newsandtribune.com for news updates.

 

BMV branches closed for MLK Day

All branches of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will be closed Saturday, Jan. 19 through Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, according to a press release from BMV Commissioner R. Scott Waddell. Locations will resume normal operating hours Tuesday, Jan. 22. 

 

Next NARFE meeting set

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association chapter No. 1777 of New Albany will have its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Tucker’s American Favorites, 2141 State St., New Albany.

The program will be a report from the Jan. 8 meeting with legislators at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, arranged by Rep. Ed Clere, to give NARFE members from across Indiana a chance to convene with lawmakers and push for fairness in legislation affecting civil service retirees. 

Lunch for the Jan. 23 meeting can be ordered from the menu. No reservations are necessary and all active and retired federal employees and their families are invited to attend. 

For more information, call 812-945-6872 or 812-364-6950.

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

City seeks proposals for bike plan

Companies are invited to submit a request for proposal and qualifications for professional services related to the development of a bicycle and pedestrian master plan for the city of Jeffersonville.

The goal is to increase the number of people bicycling and walking in Jeffersonville.

Proposal/qualifications submissions are due to the city’s planning and zoning office by 5 p.m. Feb. 1. Interested parties should contact Shane Corbin, director of planning and zoning, at 812-280-4712 or scorbin@cityofjeff.net

 

NEW ALBANY

Holy Family to present ‘Endless Summer’

The Holy Family theatre group will present “Endless Summer” Jan. 18-19, at Marchino Hall, 129 W. Daisy Lane, New Albany. It will be the group’s 29th production.

The show is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday’s performance is family night and the Saturday production is for adults 21-and-over.

The doors open both nights at 6:45 p.m. Recommended donation is $5 for adults and $3 for high school age and younger.

For reservations call 812-948-2820 or 502-544-9731.

 

CHARLESTOWN

Rose Island players honor the Bard

Rose Island’s production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) will be held Jan. 25, 26, 27 and Feb. 1 and 2, at the Charlestown Arts and Enrichment Center, 999 Water St., Charlestown. 

Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Special “dinner-and-a-show” tickets are available for the Jan. 26 and Feb. 1 performances. The dinner before the show will be provided by the Charlestown Senior Citizens and will be served at 6 p.m. 

Ticket prices for the “dinner-and-a-show” option are $25. Tickets for the show only are $10 for nonmembers, $9 for members, and $8 for groups of 10 or more and for students with valid school identification. 

For reservations call 812-289-1329. All major credit cards are accepted. Tickets for the show only may be purchased at the door. However, reservations are required for the “dinner-and-a-show” performances and need to be made by today.

 

LOUISVILLE

For Love of Music at The Olmstead

The Louisville Youth Choir, artists in residence at Sacred Heart School for the Arts, will host its For Love of Music dinner and silent auction from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at The Olmstead, 3701 Frankfort Ave., in Louisville.

The event will feature a four-course meal and live entertainment. Tickets are $60 per person. A table for eight is available for $460. 

For reservations, call 502-896-5959 or email tefoster@louyouthchoir.org