News and Tribune

July 3, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For July 3


SOUTHERN INDIANA

Paper will not publish July 4

The News and Tribune will not publish a printed edition on Thursday, July 4, because of the July 4 holiday. Publication will resume Friday, July 5.

Also, the Jeffersonville and New Albany offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the holiday.

Check our website — newsandtribune.com — and follow us on Twitter @newsandtribune for news updates.

 

School clothes from Salvation Army

The Salvation Army will host a clothing giveaway to residents of Clark, Floyd, Scott and Washington counties from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 24 at The Salvation Army Thrift Store, 528 Little League Blvd., Clarksville.

Residents in Crawford and Harrison counties can go to the Corydon Thrift Store, 101 W. Hwy. 62, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 17.

The giveaway, now in its 23rd year, is sponsored by The Salvation Army in an effort to overcome the high cost of sending children back to school.

Any child or adult residing in Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties, who is enrolled in school — including college — is eligible to participate and receive eight articles of clothing without cost. Participants only need to bring verification of school enrollment, or birth certificate, and proof of address.

Last year, 1,176 students were helped with clothing and more than 400 received school supplies.

 

FLOYD COUNTY

Floyd County AARP to meet

AARP, Floyd County Chapter, will meet at 1 p.m. July 12 at St. John’s Church, located at the corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany. 

There will be a featured speaker, a 50/50 drawing, and refreshments provided. Guests are welcome. For more information, call 812-944-9525.

 

NEW ALBANY

WNAS hosting radio camp

Join WNAS 88.1 FM at New Albany High School for a unique camp experience this summer. The WNAS Radio Camp will teach students in grades three though eight how to be a real radio star.  

The camp ends on Friday with a taping of a two-hour broadcast of the radio camp kids displaying all of their talents as radio broadcasters. This show will feature interviews, campers’ music selections, advertisements, news, weather and  more. All of it can be heard over the airwaves of 88.1 FM, on TV at channel 25 on Insight Cable and around the world at wnas.org. The event will be played at set times so everyone in the family (including the camper) can hear the broadcast on the radio.

Camps will be held July 8-12 and July 15-19. The cost is $75 which also includes a shirt. Registration will occur at New Albany High School on the first day of camp or by mail. Enter the main entrance, Door No. 1 on either July 8 or July 15. Call 812-981-7624 or jflener@nafcs.k12.in.us.  with questions. Registration also can be mailed to: WNAS Radio Camp; 1020 Vincennes St.; New Albany, IN, 47150 

 

SELLERSBURG

Women’s gun club to meet

Dead Eye Daisies, a women’s gun club established in 2010, invites ladies of all ages to the group’s monthly meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at HiTek Gun Shop, 123 S. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg. The event is free.

For more information, please email lj-bower1@gmail.com

 

CLARK COUNTY

Tea Party to meet next week

The Clark County Tea Party invites the public to the group’s weekly meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 11 at Silver Creek Middle School, 495 N. Indiana Ave., Sellersburg,

For more information, e-mail the group at clarkcountyteapartypatriots@gmail.com

 

JEFFERSONVILLE

K of C hosting chicken dinner

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all you can eat chicken dinner from 6 to 8 p.m., July 12, at the K of C. Hall.

The menu of chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, potatoes and gravy, slaw, drink and dessert is $8.

A large portion of the proceeds will be given to charity.