News and Tribune

March 14, 2013




Kiwanis hosting pancake breakfast

The New Albany Kiwanis will host a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16 at Tumbleweed Restaurant, 2005 State St., New Albany.

The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 2 to 12 years of age. The event will feature John Oakes, world record holder in highest pancake toss. Proceeds go to The Salvation Army Children’s Christmas Party and Scholarships.             

Food addicts group hosting meeting

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous is offering a free information session at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, at Northside Christian Church, 4407 Charlestown Road, New Albany.

Anyone who may be suffering from overeating, food obsession, under-eating or bulimia is welcome to attend, including those who are concerned about someone who may be suffering. FA is a nonprofit 12-step fellowship based on the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues or fees for members. For more information call Ann at 443-504-9136 or visit



City, business to send off Red Devils

The city of Jeffersonville and Gray & Wells Collision Center, 2005 E. 10th St., will host a send-off at 3 p.m. Saturday for the Jeffersonville High School boys’ basketball team before it plays later in the day in the Seymour Semistate.

The game will tip-off at 6 p.m. in Seymour. Borden tips-off in its semistate game at 4 p.m.

Optimist clubs holding breakfast

The Jeffersonville Optimist Clubs are sponsoring a breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16 at the William B. Scott Optimist Building, 61 Louise St., Jeffersonville. The charge is $5 per child and includes breakfast and crafts. An egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. at no charge for the children of the community. The menu includes pancake on a stick, muffins, fruit, juice, and milk. For more information contact Kathy Williams at 502-262-4547 or Chris Padgett at 812-557-5253.

Parks Authority meeting changes

The Jeffersonville Parks Authority has rescheduled March 25 meeting. The meeting will instead be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 18 in the city council chambers, located on the first floor of City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court.

Council holding workshop

The Jeffersonville City Council will hold a joint workshop with the Jeffersonville Redevelopment Commission at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the mayor’s conference room, located on the third floor of City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Depot.

River Ridge announces meetings

The River Ridge Development Authority will hold an executive session at 3:15 p.m. Monday, March 18, at the offices of the River Ridge Development Authority Building 2501, Suite 650 in Jeffersonville.

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss interviews and/or negotiations with industrial or commercial prospects and to discuss strategy in relation to the initiation of either pending or threatened litigation. The authority will hold a regular meeting at 4 p.m. following the executive session.


Council announces work session

The Clarksville Town Council will hold a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 18 in the executive conference room of Town Hall, 2000 Broadway.

T.O.P.S. rally coming Saturday

T.O.P.S. Spring Rally is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at One Vision Credit Union, 206 W. Lewis and Clark Blvd., Clarksville.

Sponsored by the Clarksville T.O.P.S. Chapter 123, top weight losers for the last year will be honored.

For more information call 812-819-4748.


Are you a burger champion?

The Kentucky Derby Festival and the Kentucky Beef Council are looking for the next “Derby Burger” champion.

Hamburger recipes will be accepted for submission in the second-annual Derby Burger Challenge, sponsored by the Kentucky Beef Council. Recipes can be submitted online at through April 2.

“Derby Burger Challenge” finalists will be announced April 4 and the winner will be selected April 8. The winning burger recipe will be featured as the Local Legendary Burger at Hard Rock Café Louisville in April and May, recognized in Louisville-area and Lexington-area Kroger stores and samples will be featured at the Kentucky Derby Festival’s new BeerFest. The winner will also receive VIP tickets to Thunder Over Louisville and a concert at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, as well as a $100 gift certificate to Kroger and a grilling package from Kentucky Beef Council.