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April 9, 2014



Card party planned

The Phi Beta Psi Sorority Fondue/Card Party will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg. The cost is $7 per person.

The main giveaway for the evening will be an iPad mini with a Vera Bradley case. Other door prizes will also be given away. The National Project is cancer research.


Tea Party to meet

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 10, at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

Featured guest speaker will be Joe Van Wye, Republican candidate for Indiana State Representative, District 66.

For more information, email the group at


Class of ’64 to meet for lunch

The Jeffersonville High School class of 1964 will gather for its monthly luncheon at noon Friday, April 11, at the Clarion Hotel, Clarksville.

Annual steamboat party taking reservations

The Mudd Sisters’ 10th annual benefit for Alzheimer’s disease — Great Steamboat Race Party — will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. April 30 at Kingfish Restaurant in Jeffersonville.

Patrons must be 21 or older to attend. The cost is $35 per person prepaid, $40 at the door or $30 prepaid for groups of five or more.

For reservations, email EBETTS@ALZ.ORG or call the Alzheimer’s Association at 502-451-4266.


New Beginnings hosting Thunder event

New Beginnings Community Church, 104 Wooded Valley Drive, New Albany, will host a Thunder Over Louisville event beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday. There will be food, games and silent auction. Bring a lawn chair. Proceeds go to support the ministries of the church.

For more information, call 812-941-9088.

Benefit dance at Hitching Post

A dance to benefit Relay for Life will be from 4 to 9 p.m. April 19 at the Hitching Post Tavern, 115 W. Market St., New Albany.

Big Phatty Band will perform and there will also be an auction. The event is hosted by Vickie Craig and the Dream team.

Call 812-945-8854 for more information.

VFW hosting breakfast in April

VFW 3281, 232 E. Fifth St., New Albany, will host breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12. The public is invited.

AARP meeting this Friday

AARP, Floyd County Chapter, will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, April 11, at St. John’s Church at the corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany.

The speaker will be Floyd County Clerk Christy Eurton regarding the new vote centers. She will be demonstrating the new voting machine.

Refreshments provided and guests are welcome. For more information, call 812-944-9525


Fairgrounds to be bull sale remote site

Cattle producers looking for bulls that will add pounds, quality and value to their calves will not want to miss the sale at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Springville Feeder Auction, Springville. In addition, the sale will be broadcast live over the Internet through DVAuction Services. Users with high speed Internet access and interested in buying or just viewing the sale need to visit the DVAuction web site at Bulls can also be viewed and purchased at three remote sites in Indiana, including the Clark County Extension Office, Charlestown, at the 4-H fairgrounds.

A total of 125 bulls will be offered for sale. Complete performance data and photos of sale bulls can be viewed at the Web Site: The sale catalog is online, and includes a feature which allows users to search for bulls which meet their selection criteria.

Call 812-256-4591 or email for more information.


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