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Floyd County

September 25, 2013



— Family Fundamentals class offered

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Birthing Center’s certified nurse midwife Carla Layne will present a New Family Fundamentals: Midwives, Doulas and Dads free class from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the hospital’s Paris Health Education Center.

Learn how a midwife can help during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Dads can be better prepared, too, by discovering fathering fundamentals. Plus, a doula will be introduced and will discuss their support role.

Register by calling 1-800-4-SOURCE (1-800-476-8723) or online at


Annual alumni game on deck

The Jeffersonville Red Devils’ third annual Alumni baseball game is schedule for Saturday, Sept. 28.

The Jeffersonville High Baseball Boosters invite all previous players, coaches and managers to attend the Family Fun Alumni Day at the Don Poole field.

Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. with batting practice, a home run derby and a seven inning game. The entry fee is $40 which includes a T-shirt.

For more information contact Coach Derek Ellis at or 812-989-3866.


Barn dance and carnival on tap

Clark County 4-H will host its second-annual Barn Dance and Carnival on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Held in the Arena at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown, the event runs from 4 to 11 p.m.. Proceeds benefit the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana-Clark County 4-H Scholarship Fund.

• 4 to 7 p.m. — Pulled pork and fried chicken dinner. Cost: $8 for an adult meal $5 for a child’s meal (ages 5-10); under 5 free.

• Also from 4 to 7, carnival games and activities for the family sponsored by various clubs in the community as a fundraiser for their purpose are available.

• 4 to 10 p.m. — silent auction Items from various businesses in the community will be available.

• 7 to 11 p.m. — square dancing with caller Tim Carmen, followed by country music featuring Dylan Johnson. Cost: $10/single $17/couple

Combination tickets will be available for meal and dance at the door.

For more information, call 812-256-4591.

Tea Party to meet

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting at 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

For more information, e-mail the group at

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