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March 28, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For March 29

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— SELLERSBURG

Town sets two meetings

The Sellersburg Town Council will meet in executive session at 6 p.m. Monday, April 1, in Sellersburg Town Hall, 316 E. Utica St. in Sellersburg. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the initiation of litigation or the threat of litigation that is either pending or has been threatened, and it is a closed meeting.

The Sellersburg Economic Redevelopment Committee will meet in a special session at noon April 8 in Sellersburg Town Hall, 316 E. Utica St. in Sellersburg. It’s open to the public.



Church launching 10-week course

Sellersburg United Methodist Church, 226 N. New Albany St., Sellersburg, will begin the Alpha Course, 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3, at the church.  

This ten-week practical introduction to the Christian faith offers answers to some key questions about the Christian faith. Each weekly session begins with an informal dinner, followed by a large-group learning time, and ends with small-group discussion and interaction. Alpha began in London and is now held in thousands of churches around the world. Join the thousands who have found answers to their questions about life and God and how they relate.  There is no charge for the meal or the program. A nursery will be provided, if needed.  

To learn more about the course, call the church at 812-246-2502.



CLARK COUNTY

Bull clinic rescheduled for Tuesday

The annual Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation Clinic for Clark County has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 2, at the Clark County 4-H Center, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. The clinic will begin at noon and end around 2 p.m. The cost is $35 per bull. This fee covers internal and external reproductive organ palpation, semen collection and evaluation, parasite control application and vaccines. The exams will be conducted by Dr. Jerry Rusch of Springmill Vet Clinic.

To make appointments for your bulls, call the Purdue Extension Office of Clark County at 812-256-4591.



JEFFERSONVILLE

Parks authority shifts meeting times

The Jeffersonville Parks Authority has changed its regularly scheduled meeting time for the remainder of the year from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The meetings will still be held on the fourth Monday of each month in city council chambers at Jeffersonville City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court, in Jeffersonville.



Benefit to honor Ethan Bennett

A benefit for the Ethan Bennett Memorial Scholarship Fund, being administered by the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Lakeside Reflections, 617 Brown Forman Road, Jeffersonville. The night will have live music, a silent auction, face painting, massages, shoe shines and more. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

Proceeds will go to the Ethan Bennett Memorial Scholarship Fund to help fellow students pursue higher education.



NEW ALBANY

Bone and joint seminar on tap

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is offering a free bone and joint pain seminar from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the hospital Main Street classroom.

This is an opportunity for those who are having trouble with activities like walking, golf, bowling, swimming and gardening due to pain in the knees or hips, to learn about advanced treatments that may offer dramatic relief. An orthopedic surgeon and nurse will discuss medications and exercise, and explain the latest technology for joint replacement surgery.

For more information, call 1-800-476-8723 or go to www.floydmemorial.com/events to register. If you are interested in taking a knee or hip pain online assessment, go to floydmemorial.com/joint and click on the button.



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.



Library hosting gardening event

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library is hosting the monthly Midday Meet & Mingle at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 1, in the Strassweg Auditorium. The library is located at the corner of Scribner Drive and Spring Street.

Whether you recently moved into a new home or you’ve just got the gardening itch, plan on attending.

Master Gardener Diane Wille will lead the discussion and answer questions. Get tips on amending soil, cold crops, seed starters and cold frames. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. For more information, call 812-949-3523.



Church hosting Easter events

Hour of Power church, 108 W. Main St., New Albany, will host its annual Sunrise Service and Easter Cantata on Sunday, March 31.

Sunrise Service will be held at Community Park at sunrise. Following Sunrise Service, breakfast served at Hour of Power Church. Easter Cantata will begin at 11 a.m. at the church.



Teen Mario Kart at library

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will be hosting its first-ever Mario Kart tournament from 3:30 to 5 p.m. today, March 29.

The tournament will be held in the Applegate Meeting Room. Teens and tweens will compete against each other for prizes on the popular Nintendo Wii racing game Mario Kart. No advance registration is necessary. For more information call the reference desk at 812-949-3523.