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August 8, 2013

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Band holding yard sale

The Floyd Central High School Band will sponsor a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Republic Bank, 4571 Duffy Road, Floyds Knobs, next to Highlander Point Shopping Center.

Proceeds benefit the Floyd Central High School Band.


Author to sign books for benefit

New Albany’s Rebecca Heishman will sign copies of her book “The Misadventures of Millie” from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Quills Coffee, 137 E. Market St., New Albany.

The cost of the book is $10 and all proceeds will go to the Animal Adoption Network Inc.

St. Marks hosting auditions

St. Marks United Church of Christ will hold auditions for its upcoming play, “Henry Bain’s New Albany” about New Albany’s bicentennial.

Auditions will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at the church, 222 E. Spring St., New Albany.

The play is written by Larry Muhammad and directed by J.R. Stuart. Roles that need to be filled include seven black characters and three white characters. Actors are asked to bring a resume and headshot to the auditions.

For more information, contact Stuart at or Muhammad at

Reunion picnic coming Saturday

Jefferson Gardens Reunion Day picnic with the theme “For the Good Times” will be from 4 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, at Herman Collier Park at the corner of Fiske Avenue and Wabash Avenue, New Albany.

Bring your family, friends, lawn chairs and food. A DJ will provide music.


NAHS class of 1948 to meet

The New Albany High School class of 1948 will celebrate its 65th reunion at the Holiday Inn Lakeview in Clarksville on Friday, Aug. 16. Registration is at 11 a.m. and the buffet will be served at 11:30 a.m.

Class members and guests are asked to register by Saturday, Aug. 10 by calling 812-944-0146 or email

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