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March 31, 2014

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For April 1

SOUTHERN INDIANA

CCYS offers classes at 2 locations

Clark County Youth Shelter & Family Services, Inc. is partnering with Hope Southern Indiana in order to offer a Floyd County location for its family education classes.

Tuesday evening classes will be held at CCYS, 118 Chestnut St., Jeffersonville, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; and Wednesday evening classes will be held at Hope Southern Indiana Brown-Starks Neighborhood Place Building, 1200 Bono Road, New Albany, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The classes cover 14 different topics and are free to attend. Many resources are discussed and distributed at each meeting.

For more information contact Ashley Nelson at 812-284-5229 or ccys@ccysfs.org

Sheep, goats focus of workshop

Scott County Purdue Extension and Soil and Water Conservation District are teaming up to offer a workshop on sheep and goats from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 10 at the Scottsburg High School Commons.

The two focus areas of the night are reproduction and grazing. Purdue University’s Animal Reproductive Specialist Kara Stewart will talk about common problems in sheep and goat pregnancy as well as advances and new technologies for small ruminant reproduction. Robert Zupancic from Natural Resource Conservation Service will be speaking on grazing for the second half of the program.  

This workshop is free to the public. Call 812-752-8450 or email mvoyles@purdue.edu for more information.

Genealogical Society to meet

Two living historians will share their stories at the Thursday, April 3, program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society.

Melissa Wiseheart will portray Olivia Butterfield, the New Albany Public Library’s first librarian, and Mandy Dick will present as Harriet Scribner, the last owner of the historic Scribner House.

The meeting time is 7 p.m. in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany.

Visit www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/nextmeet.htm for more information.

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