News and Tribune

January 9, 2013


Local columnist


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. Friday, Jan. 11, at the K of C Hall.

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

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to Father Tom for the Haiti Disaster Relief Fund.

Free health screenings offered

Spalding University nursing students are offering a free health screening and educational health fair to the Jeffersonville community from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 12, at Cross Road International Church, 424 Wall St., Jeffersonville.

Free blood pressure checks and education on some of the leading diseases and medical issues of adult men and women will be available.

For more information call  812-697-4677.

Archaeological society to meet

The Falls of the Ohio Archaeological Society meeting will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Falls of the Ohio Interpretive Center, 201 W. Riverside Drive, Clarksville.

Mindi Wetzel, staff archaeologist for Corn Island Archaeology, will present information the firm’s investigations at Colson Park in Jeffersonville. Records indicated the site was originally the Old City Cemetery, which was confirmed by their excavations.

For further information, go to the Society’s webpage at or contact Anne Bader at 502-592-235.


Archbishop to visit SMK

The Most Rev. Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., the recently appointed and installed archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis, will visit the New Albany Deanery on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Archbishop Tobin will celebrate the Eucharist for all members of the deanery at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, at 7 p.m. This visit coincides with the observance of Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 1.

A reception in the parish hall will follow the liturgy. All are welcome to come celebrate and greet the new archbishop.

Bone marrow registry drive upcoming

Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana is hosting Bone Marrow Registry Drive from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana, 1850 State St., New Albany.

No appointment necessary. For more information on the Be the Match Registry, visit

Chamber Players to perform at IUS

The Music Department at Indiana University Southeast will present the Ceruti Chamber Players, 3 p.m., Jan. 27, at the Richard K. Stem Concert Hall of the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the IU Southeast campus, 4201 Grant Line Road in New Albany. Admission is free.


Tea Party meets tonight

The Clark County Tea Partywill meet tonight, Thursday, Jan. 10, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

For more information, please e-mail the group at



Make penguins at the Carnegie Center

The Carnegie Center Free Family Fun Workshop for January will offer Felt Penguin making from 10 a.m. to noon, on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the center, 201 East Spring St., New Albany. Parents should bring an empty cardboard toilet paper roll for each child to use in their construction.

Registration for the workshop is required and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 812-944-7336.


Brain injury group meeting Jan. 17

The January meeting of the Southern Indiana Traumatic Brain Injury Foundation will be at 7 p.m., Jan. 17, in the Education Conference Room at Southern Indiana Rehab Hospital, 3401 Blackiston Blvd., New Albany.

All survivors, family, friends or anyone else that has an interest are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 502-819-2542.