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Floyd County

June 20, 2014



Floyd Memorial hosting baby fair

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services’ annual baby fair will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 28, in the hospital’s main lobby.

If you are expecting a new addition to the family, or just considering it, discover valuable resources and information all in one place. Meet obstetricians and certified nurse midwife, local pediatricians, birth doulas, lactation consultants and certified pregnancy and infant massage therapists.

Visit more than 40 booths featuring hospital and community resources and baby specialty stores, and take a guided tour of the Floyd Memorial Birthing Center. There will also be a midwifery presentation at 10 a.m., and a breastfeeding expert Q & A session at 11 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public at 1850 State St. For more information, visit

Celebrating Elvis at the library

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., is hosting Celebrating Elvis at 4 p.m. July 1 in the Strassweg Auditorium.

In recognition of the 60th anniversary of Elvis first record release, Elvis Tribute Artist Brad McCrady will perform some of the King’s favorite songs.

This is a free event. Call 812-949-3523 for more information.

Miss Harvest Homecoming taking entries

The 47th annual Miss Harvest Homecoming and Outstanding Teen competitions will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 9, at Floyd Central High School. The deadline to enter either contest is July 12.

The winner of Miss Harvest Homecoming 2014 will be awarded $3,000 in scholarship funds for her college or graduate school education. Miss Harvest Homecoming’s Outstanding Teen 2014 will be awarded $800 in scholarship funds. In addition, they will receive many other prizes.

Winners also will be eligible to compete for Miss Indiana or Miss Indiana’s Outstanding Teen competition. For more information, visit


FCHS holding reunion

The Floyd Central class of 2004 will be hosting its 10-year reunion at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 28, at Valley View Golf Course. Cost is $25 per person, which includes appetizers, two beer tickets and a live band.

Tickets can be purchased by emailing or mailing a check directly to 1209 Westwood Lane New Albany, IN, (checks payable to Floyd Central Class of 2004).

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