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July 4, 2014

BRIEFS: July 5-6, 2014


City Pride hosts landscape contest

City Pride, Jeffersonville’s Beautification Committee, is asking for nominations for its fourth annual home landscape contest.

Last year’s winners were Libby and Steve McCreight, who took top honors for their home in the Mellwood neighborhood.

It is very simple to enter this year. Call 812-989-0827 and leave the home address and the phone number of the nominated landscape and your name. Or you can email the information to

There are a few rules:

• It is required that you get the homeowner’s permission prior to submitting their landscape.

• The home must be in the Jeffersonville city limits.

• The landscape must be visible from the street (side or front yard). The contestants do not need to be home for the judging or otherwise do any additional work.

The winners receive two free tickets to the annual River Breeze Wine Tasting festivities held on the RiverStage  Sept. 12, recognition at the event, a beautiful and unique yard sculpture and bragging rights for the year.

Chicken by the boatload

The Knights of Columbus, 225 E. Market St., Jeffersonville, will sponsor an all you can eat chicken dinner, 6 to 8 p.m., July 11, 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.


Learn about the bible

Adult Vacation Bible School will be held 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., July 7 trough July 10, at Ohio Falls United Methodist Church, 917 S. Virginia Ave., Clarksville.

Rev. John Eckert, who studies the Book of I John in Seminary, will lead the class.

Vacation Bible School will also be held for children, ages 3 and older, 6:30 to 8 p.m., July 7 though July 11, at the church.

For more information about the Children’s Bible School, call Candy at 518-926-6516.

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