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May 4, 2012



Kennedy Bridge lane to close

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced closures on the Interstate 65 Kennedy Bridge due to scheduled repairs.

The southbound right lane on the bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Sunday, May 6, until 8 p.m. Friday, May 11. As part of the work, the entrance ramp from Court Avenue in Jeffersonville to southbound Interstate 65 will be closed.

Cancer society looking for help

The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers for its Road to Recovery program.

ACS is in desperate need of volunteers who can drive cancer patients to and from their treatments, ensuring patients are getting the care they need.

Volunteers can drive as little or as much as their schedule allows during the regular work week as long as they have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, insurance and a reliable vehicle.

Please contact Paige Vollmer at 560-6035 or to receive additional information.


School board to meet next week

Clarksville Community School Corp.’s board of school trustees meeting will be at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, at Clarksville Middle School, 101 Ettel Lane, Clarksville.


Learn more about couponing

Couponing for beginners will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, at the Ken Ellis Center, 1425 Pennsylvania Ave., Jeffersonville, sponsored by the Jeffersonville Parks Department. The cost is $10 per person and preregistration is required.

Learn how to organize your coupons and how, when, and where to get the best deals. Participants should bring a three-ring binder with baseball card style plastic sleeve organizers and plastic tabs. Some coupons to get you started, will be provided. For more information, call 503-639-3293. Register at the parks office or Ken Ellis center.


Road to close Wednesday

The 3900 block of Scottsville Road in Floyd County will be closed from 9 a.m. To 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 for replacement of drainage tiles.

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