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Floyd County

January 10, 2013



Chili cook-off set for Thursday

The Jeffersonville High School Winter Percussion chili cook-off will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at Jeffersonville High School Cafeteria, 2315 Allison Lane, Jeffersonville,

The cost is $5 per person with proceeds going to support the JHS Winter Percussion. Admission includes unlimited chili, lemonade, tea and a performance by the JHS Percussion.

Baked goods and sodas available at concessions for additional cost.

For more information contact Jason Pruden, assistant director of bands, at


Housing board to meet

The regular monthly meeting of the New Albany Housing Authority Board of commissioners will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at the 300 Building, 300 Erni Avenue, New Albany.

Make felt penguins at the library

The Carnegie Center Free Family Fun Workshop for January will be felt penguin making from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12, at the center, 201 E. Spring St., New Albany.

Participants will be making felt penguins using empty toilet paper rolls, felt, craft foam, baby socks, wiggle eyes, pom-poms and ribbon. Adults need to bring an empty cardboard toilet paper roll for each child. Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 812-944-7336 to register or for more information.


Alumni night set for Saturday

The annual Alumni Night at Floyd Central High School will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, between the girls’ 2:30 p.m. and boys’ 6 p.m. basketball games.   

Proceeds from chili sales go to the Riley Children’s Hospital fundraiser sponsored by FCHS Student Council and FCHS Dance Marathon. For more information, contact Allison Smith, FCHS Class of 1999, at


Fundraising concert for local band set

A fundraising concert for the band Fenderella will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, at Gilbert’s Bar & Grill, 4950 Terry Road, Louisville. The event is being sponsored by Jimmy’s Music Center, New Albany, and will fund sending Fenderella to the NAMM show in California.

Tickets are $10 per person. There will be live music by Olivia Henken, Jimmy G. and the Sidewinders, Fenderella and more.

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