News and Tribune

April 4, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For April 4


SOUTHERN INDIANA

Senator to talk with constituents

Sen. Jim Smith, R-Charlestown, will attend several community events Saturday, April 6, in Scott, Clark and Switzerland counties. He will be available to meet with constituents, answer questions and provide information on the 2013 legislative session.

He will conduct the following town hall events:

• 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Scottsburg Heritage Station Train Depot, 90 N. Main St., in Scottsburg;

• 11 a.m. to noon at the Switzerland County Technology and Education Center, 708 W. Seminary St., in Vevay;

• 3 to 5 p.m. at New Chapel United Methodist Church, 5616 New Chapel Road, in Jeffersonville. The event will run until 7 p.m;

• 6 to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1460 N. Gardner St., in Scottsburg.

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

Church hosting sausage supper

New Chapel United Methodist Church, 5616 New Chapel Road, Jeffersonville, will hold its annual sausage supper from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the church.

The dinners will be $10 for adults and $5 for children. The dinners include green beans, mashed potatoes and sausage gravy, slaw or applesauce, roll, fresh sausage patties, a homemade dessert and drink. Carry-out is available. Any questions can contact the church at 812-282-2950. 

 

K of C hosting chicken dinner

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m., April 12, at the K of C Hall.

The menu will be chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert for $8.

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to charity.

 

CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party to meet tonight

Clark County Tea Party Patriots will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. today, April 4, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg. The event is free and open to the public.

 

FLOYD COUNTY

Republican women’s club to meet

The Floyd County Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. today, April 4. The meeting will be at Tucker’s American Favorites, 2441 State St., in New Albany. 

Anyone who is interested in Republican issues or wants to get involved in politics is welcome to attend.

 

NEW ALBANY

Church hosting play

St. Marks on Spring will present “Almost Maine,” a romantic comedy by John Cariani, April 5 through April 7 and April 12 through April 15 at 8 p.m. nightly at St. Marks United Church of Christ, 222 E. Spring St., New Albany.

General admission is $10. Reservations are required. Call 502-380-6569. Proceeds benefit St. Marks Clothes Closet, Soup Kitchen and Stage on Spring Missions.

 

Church hosting prayer breakfast

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, is hosting its annual Spring Prayer Breakfast for those who’ve lost a loved one from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6 in the church’s basement/Wagner Hall. 

The featured speaker is Gayle Schrank, who is pastoral associate at St. Mary Navilleton Church serving in a variety of ministries including retreat work. Her talk is titled “Reflections of Grace.” This event is free. RSVP to Tom Yost at 812-945-2374 by today.

 

GEORGETOWN

PTA holding pancake breakfast

Georgetown Elementary PTA will be hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 6,  at the school, 8800 High St. in Georgetown.

Jamie with nationally known Chris Cakes of Indiana will flip fluffy stacks of pancakes to raise funds for student safety projects. Entertainment will also be provided, including a special visit from Sweet Frog and face painting for the kids. 

Tickets are $7 and will be available at the door. For more information, contact Janine Smith at Janine.smith1068@gmail.com