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Floyd County

September 9, 2013




Bible study group to meet

Bible Study Fellowship will begin meeting for a 30-week study of Matthew on Monday, Sept. 9. The class will run through May 5, with breaks at Christmas and spring break.

The group meets every Monday from 6:55 to 8:45 p.m. The host church for the Southern Indiana community is Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 2100 U.S. 150, Floyds Knobs.

Contact Cynde Lipke, 812-923-7429 to learn more about registration for the class or visit



 Group hosts resource night for depression

The local chapter of Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance is sponsoring a Community Expert Resource Panel Night from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at Clark Memorial Hospital in the Conference Center, lower level of 1220 Missouri Ave., Jeffersonville.

The panel will include representatives from LifeSpring, Seven Counties, Dove Support Ministry Inc., Goodwill, The Family Health Center, Social Security Office, and Vocational Rehabilitation. Representatives from these organizations will present information about their organizations and then hold a question/answer session following.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information contact Mike Kuhl at 502-635-6142 or email Maureen Fifer at


Poems, stories sought about parks

Submissions are being accepted for poems and short nonfiction stories about Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs for “Naturally Yours.”

Organizers are seeking submissions about the Falls of the Ohio State Park and Charlestown State Park for “Naturally Yours,” a collection of poems and stories about Indiana State Parks that will be compiled into a book. The editors would like to include poems and stories about every Indiana state park. 

Proceeds from the book will be donated to Discovering the Outdoors Fund in the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation, which helps pay for school groups to visit Indiana state parks and reservoirs. 

For guidelines on submissions or for more information visit The deadline for submissions is Sept. 21.

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