News and Tribune

October 11, 2013



Tickets remain for IUS dinner

A limited number of tickets remain available for the Indiana University Southeast 2013 Chancellor’s Medallion Dinner. The event will be held Oct. 19 at Horseshoe Southern Indiana. The silent auction begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7 p.m.

The annual dinner honors outstanding students, community leaders and serves as a fundraiser. The dinner recognizes two outstanding community leaders with the Chancellor’s Medallion. Former Clark County judge Clementine “Tiny” Barthold and William “Bill” Ryall, retired Army colonel and longtime IU Southeast tennis coach, are this year’s recipients. IU Southeast seniors Cassidy Gedling, Chelsey Lloyd, Bethany Nungester, and Kyle Sweetland are the 2013 recipients of the Chancellor’s Medallion Leadership Scholarship.

The Chancellor’s Medallion is the highest honor presented by the Chancellor of Indiana University Southeast. Proceeds from the dinner go to the Chancellor’s Medallion Leadership Scholarship program. The scholarships recognize students for participation and leadership in academic achievement, extracurricular involvement and community volunteerism.

Tickets are $100 per person. Corporate table sponsorships are available. For ticket information, call 812-941-2464.


Seasonal job opportunities available

Integrity Staffing Solutions is seeking to fill thousands of seasonal jobs in the Louisville area, and that will include hiring at its Jeffersonville location.

The company is holding open houses to interview job seekers from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays until the positions are filled.

Positions that are open include retail, picking, packing, shipping, receiving and management for day and night shifts.

There are full-time seasonal opportunities available. The Jeffersonville location is at 1453 E. 10th St. inside the Youngstown Shopping Center.

Applications can also be submitted online at

Hymn sing set for Saturday

The Harvest Church of God Band will be singing during the hymn sing at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at  Grace Family Worship Church of God, 202 E. Maple Street, Jeffersonville.

Church hosting sale

Cook Memorial United Methodist Church, 1025 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville, will hold a miscellaneous sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., both indoor and outdoor, Saturday, Oct. 12, at the church.


Library hosts frightful films

The Charlestown Clark County Public Libraries announced the first annual Fright Night Film Festival. Come to the library to watch some horror classics during the month of October. Dates and times are as follows:

• Charlestown Branch, Monday, Oct. 14, 6 to 8 p.m. “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

• Sellersburg Branch, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6 to 8 p.m., “Hocus Pocus”

• Henryville Branch, Oct. 24, 6 to 7:30 p.m., “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein”

• Borden Branch, Oct. 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m., “Hotel Transylvania.”

To register, call the local branch today.


Exhibit to feature photos

The Arts Council of Southern Indiana presents a retrospective exhibition of works by award-winning Louisville photographer Bill Luster from starting today through Nov. 30 at The Arts Council, 820 East Market St., New Albany.

This exhibition is held in conjunction with the 2013 Photo Biennial, the Louisville area’s premier photographic festival held during the month of October.

Open reception will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Arts Center Gallery. This date also marks the Second Saturday Trolley Hop.

Couple celebrates church anniversary

Dr. Victor and Mrs. Ernestine McKinney will be celebrating their second year pastoral anniversary Sunday, Oct. 13, during the 11 a.m. worship service at Howard Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1715 E. Market St., New Albany.

The Rev. Ronald L. Holder, pastor of Clay Street Missionary Baptist Church, Shelbyville, Ky., will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to join this joyous occasion.

Church histories book available

To celebrate New Albany’s 200th birthday in 2013, a book, “200 Years of Church Histories,” has been prepared to include the New Albany and Floyd County churches and their histories. The book is available for $15 with all profits going to Hope Southern Indiana, formerly Interfaith Community Council.

The books are available at several local businesses: Ben Franklin, J.O. Endris Jewelers, Gallery on Pearl, and Strandz & Threadz. It will also be available during the Harvest Homecoming Festival through Sunday. The New Albany Bicentennial booth, which will be selling the books, will be located on Pearl Street between Market and Spring Streets.

For further information, call 812-945-1839.

Youth league hosting fundraiser

The New Albany Youth League will be hosting a flapjack fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Applebee’s, 3030 Grant Line Road, New Albany.

Proceeds raised will help purchase new equipment and uniforms. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door or by calling 423-714-6047.