News and Tribune

March 22, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For March 22


CLARK COUNTY

Bull soundness clinic set

The annual Bull Breeding Soundness Evaluation Clinic for Clark County will be at noon March 26 at the Clark County 4-H Center, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. 

The clinic will begin at noon and bulls will be scheduled for the evaluation. 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.

 

CLARKSVILLE

Spring Bible Series begins Sunday

The Clarksville Church of Christ, 407 West Lewis and Clark Parkway, will sponsor a Spring Bible Study Series, March 24-27, open to everyone in the community. This series will explore the topic “Spiritual Growth” and will be presented in a series of six lessons by Mark Copeland of Kissimmee, Fla. 

 Did you know that  “Spiritual Growth is a Choice,” March 24, 9:30 a.m.; and that you need to develop “Goals for Spiritual Growth,” March 24, at 10:30 a.m.; and “Habits for Spiritual Growth,” March 24, 3:30 p.m.

 Additional emphasis will be placed on “The Importance of a Positive Attitude,” March 25 at 7:30 p.m.; “The Need for Perseverance,” March 26, 7:30 p.m.; and “The Value of Role Models,” March 26, 7:30 p.m. There will also be a hymn singing Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m. Training workshops for both men and women in the practical application of these principles in teaching others, led by Mark and Bonnie Copeland, will be hosted at the church at 7 p.m. on March 28.

For more information, visit the church's web site at www.clarksvillechurch.org.

 

NEW ALBANY

Bethel AME Church hosting revival

Bethel AME Church, 315 E. Fifth St., New Albany, is hosting a three-day revival at 7 p.m., March 26, 27 & 28.

The theme is “The Passion of Christ.” Guest speakers will be Rev. Charles Holland, Breaking The Chain Ministry, March 26; Rev. Ida Easley, Wesley United Methodist Church, March 27; and Chad Hunter, New Dimensions Christian Church, March 28.

 

Rotary Club accepting grant applications

The Rotary Club of New Albany has just released the call for grant applicants. This year they have a new and improved application process engineered to make applying simpler and more straightforward. The Rotary Club of New Albany focuses on funding grants based upon six areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education, and economic and community development.

Guidelines to assist you in your application: Must serve Floyd County, are not intended for general operating expenses, grants to individuals are generally not eligible, and grants range in size from $250 to $1,000. Other amounts may be considered on the nature of the project and strength of the application. All charitable organizations and projects meeting the above focus areas are encouraged to apply.

Applications are available on the club’s website at www.rcna.us. Contact John Newbanks, grants chair by email at johnnewbanks70@gmail.com or by phone: 502-599-7139 if you prefer to have an application mailed or faxed to you. Be sure to include your name, the name of your organization or project, address and return telephone number including the area code. If you prefer a fax, please give him your fax number as well.

The deadline for submission is March 27.

For more information about Rotary, visit www.rcna.us or check them out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rotary-Club-of-New-Albany.