News and Tribune

September 27, 2013




Job fair at IUS Oct. 10

There will be a job fair from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 10 in the Hoosier Room at Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany.

Organizers suggest candidates dress appropriately — business casual, professional dress — and bring several copies of their résumé.


Form 11 due date looming

The office of the Clark County assessor mailed notices of assessment, or Form 11, to land owners Sept. 3. Appeals of assessment are due Oct. 18.

Appeals of assessment can be mailed or delivered in person to the assessor’s office, Room 111, Clark County Government Building, 501 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, IN, 47130.

When appealing, be sure to include your name, the parcel number, your phone number, the reason for your appeal and any documents that support your appeal.


Valley Days festival, 5K set

Borden Valley Days Festival annual 5K walk/run will begin at 8 a.m. Oct. 5 at Borden Community Park.

The cost for the event is $15 for early registration or $20 day of the race. For more information or registration forms, visit or 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4 and beginning again at 8 a.m. Oct. 5. Call 812-967-2234 or visit the Borden website for more information.

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Meet and greet hall of famers

New Albany High School Hall of Fame meet and greet will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28. at Sam’s Food & Spirits, 3800 Payne-Koehler Road, New Albany.

The 2013 inductees who plan on attending include Walter Poff, Sam Shine, Bob Dusch, Phyllis Breen, Steve Sipes and Lee Kelly. Past hall of fame honorees Paul Poff, Gary Austin, Bill Ryall, Kenny Head and Tom Landgraf also plan to attend. The 2013 NAHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Sunday at the school.

Tree seedling sale underway

The annual tree seedling sale is being conducted by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry. Conifer, deciduous and shrub seedlings are available in units of 100 per species for a minimal cost. The trees and shrubs are to be used for conservation plantings.

Order forms are available at the Floyd County Soil and Water Conservation District, Pine View Government Center, 2524 Corydon Pike, Suite 103, New Albany, during regular business hours. Orders will be accepted by the state nursery Tuesday, Oct. 1, to May 1 (depending upon inventory) for standard pickup. Orders received after that date are filled on a first come first serve basis. Supplies are limited, so place your order as soon as possible.

For more information, contact the SWCD office at 812-945-9936.


Forget Me Not benefit is today

Forget Me Not Ministries seventh annual benefit dinner and silent auction is scheduled for today, Sept. 28, at the GEIS Activity Center , located on the grounds of St. Mary of the Knobs.

A buffet dinner will be served and there will be live and silent auctions. The event is family friendly. A limited number of tickets are available — $15 for adults, $7.50 for children 6-12 years old and children 5 and under are free. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction bidding, and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information call  812/989-0663.


Town to host workshop

The Sellersburg Town Council will host a special workshop session at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 in Sellersburg’s Town Hall, 316 E. Utica St.

The workshop is in reference to employee health insurance.


Vets to cruise on the Belle

The Belle of Louisville will host a group of legendary men and women during its sightseeing cruise Sunday, Sept. 29.

Nearly 100 soldiers from the Wounded Warrior recovery unit at Ft. Knox will board the steamboat for an afternoon of relaxation on the Ohio River, according to a press release.

The Wounded Warrior Project serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness or wounds during their service during the past decade. Their mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors, while ultimately striving to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation’s history.

“We are both honored and excited to host such an important group of passengers and their families,” said Belle of Louisville CEO Linda Harris in the release. “Being able to give back to a group who has already given so much just seems like the right thing to do.”

To help support or to find more information on the Wounded Warrior Project visit


High school rodeo Sept. 28-29

There will be a high school rodeo competition this weekend at Lanesville Heritage Park, 2800 Memory Lane, Lanesville.

Competition will begin at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 and 2 p.m. Sept. 29. Admission is $5. Children 10 and under are free.