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January 8, 2013

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FLOYD COUNTY

FCHS alumni night Saturday

Floyd Central’s annual Alumni Night is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 12.

Bring your family and friends and reunite with old classmates for a chili social between 4-6 p.m., between the girls’ 2:30 p.m. and boys’ 6 p.m. basketball games.   

All proceeds from chili sales go to the Riley Children’s Hospital fundraiser sponsored by FCHS Student Council and FCHS Dance Marathon.   

For more information, contact Allison Smith, FCHS Class of 1999, at

FloydCentralAlumni@gmail.com

NEW ALBANY

Great Harvest final day is Saturday

Great Harvest Bread Company’s final sales day will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at its New Albany location, 4214-5 Charlestown Road.

All Great Harvest favorites — honey whole wheat, farmhouse white, cinnamon chip as well as sandwiches, chicken salad, cookies, muffins, scones and savannah bars — will be available for purchase.

MLK memorial service at Griffin Street

There will be a memorial service honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Griffin Center, 1140 Griffin St., New Albany.

Guest speaker will be Dr. Victor Mc Kenney, pastor of Howard Chapel Baptist Church, New Albany. This year’s theme for the event is “Learning From The Past And Preparing For The Future.”

Vegetable soup will be served. To make reservations call 812- 945-6349 or 812-944-2765.

The event is sponsored by the New Albany Parks Department and The Community Women for Unity and Equality.

Carnegie Center panel discussion set

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 East Spring Street, New Albany, is hosting a panel discussion on Mountaintop Removal and Renewable Energy from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

The panel discussion is presented in conjunction with the Center’s current exhibit Project Reclamation, a visual art exhibition to help raise awareness and educate the community about Mountaintop Removal and its effects on the environment, society, politics and more. The panelists will share their perspectives on the history and current work around the issue of mountaintop removal and its effects on the communities, economy and environment of Appalachia. The panel will also discuss renewable energy as an alternative to coal-powered energy.

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