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January 24, 2014



Art show, sale begins today

The Performing Arts Ministry of Central Christian Church, in conjunction with Rauch, Inc., is pleased to announce a public display of artwork from The Studio at Fairmont Neighborhood Center. Paintings, assemblages and prints will showcase the many talents of the artists with disabilities participating in the program.

An art show and sale will take place today and Saturday, Jan. 25. Rauch clients will have art on display which will be juried and then offered for sale. Friday's reception from 6 pm to 8 pm will announce the works selected by the jurors and provide light refreshments for the public’s enjoyment.

On Saturday, the open house and sale will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All events take place at the newly remodeled Activities and Programs Center at Central Christian Church, 1403 Spring Street, New Albany. The entire community is invited to attend and enjoy the impressive creativity and talents of these special artists.

This collaborative project between Rauch, Inc. and Central Christian Church (Disciples of Church) is the direct result of efforts by both organizations to broaden their service to the community and is expected to be only the first of many joint efforts between the two organizations. More about Central Christian Church and Rauch is available on their websites at or

Aebersold Jazz Quartet to perform

 Jamey Aebersold Jazz has once again generously made it possible for members of our community to experience a concert of the Aebersold Jazz Quartet. The Quartet will perform in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 4. In addition to Aebersold, who will be playing alto saxophone, the Quartet will include Steve Allee on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass, and Jonathan Higgins on the drums.

Aebersold, a native of New Albany, is an internationally-known jazz musician who has produced jazz educational materials used around the world. For more than 10 years, the Quartet has brought jazz performances to schools in the Southern Indiana/Louisville area.


Road to close Monday

Missouri Avenue between Court Avenue and S. Clark Boulevard in Jeffersonville is scheduled to close Monday, Jan. 27, for extensive utility work in the area.  

It’s expected to close early that morning and remain closed until June 2014.

Government meeting changes

The dates and times of several public meetings set to be held by the Jeffersonville city government have been changed.

The Jeffersonville City Council meeting originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, has been rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m.

The Jeffersonville Drainage Board meeting originally scheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, has been rescheduled to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 5:30 p.m.

The Jeffersonville Sanitary Sewer Board meeting scheduled to be held on Thursday, Feb. 8, has been rescheduled, and will now be held on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 3 p.m.


Tea Party and trivia night set

Borden Public Library, 117 Main St., Borden, will sponsor “Downton Abbey Tea Party and Trivia Night” from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at the library.

Watch an episode of the show while we enjoy a tea party, then test your knowledge in a trivia challenge — where you can win prizes. Come dressed as your favorite character, or just come as yourself and enjoy tea. Register online


Airport authority rescheduled

The South Central Regional Airport Authority meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 15 will be held Monday, Jan. 27.

An executive session is scheduled for 5 p.m. The regular meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held at 6003 Propeller Lane, Sellersburg, known as the Old Whirlaway Building, at Clark Regional Airport, according to a SCRAA press release.


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