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April 5, 2013



If more information is needed, call David Barksdale, 812-945-1839 or Jack Holt, 812-989-2100.

Material is needed by April 8. It is the plan to have this updated version of churches and their history available at Harvest Homecoming 2013 in October.



Grand opening for Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness is open for business at 3626 Grant Line Road/Northgate Plaza in New Albany. A grand opening celebration will take place from 11:30 a.m. to noon Monday, April 8.

The location opened March 18 and employs nearly 20 people.

To celebrate its grand opening, Anytime Fitness is holding a free barbecue and offering a 12 hour sale of $9.99 to start, no enrollment, a free key fob, free boot camp — being held at 5:30 p.m., which is open to everyone, even non-members — and chance to win four free personal training sessions. The 12-hour sale runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday.

Club tours will be available during the grand-opening celebration. Membership information is available at the club or by visiting


Friends fiction book sale on tap

Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold its annual fiction book sale in the library’s annex building, at the corner of Spring Street and Scribner Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 6.

All books in the fiction section will be discounted by 50 percent. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks, 50 cents for DVDs, videos and paperbacks, 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes, and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at $1 or less.



‘Swingin’ Cowboys’ to cover Western music

Jason Petty will present The Swingin’ Cowboys in concert at Derby Dinner Playhouse on Monday, April 8, as part of the 2013 Concert Series. The doors and buffet open at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 7:15 p.m.  

The Swingin’ Cowboys, featuring an authentic western swing band, is a tribute to the music of the great American West. This trip down memory lane will feature songs by Stephen Foster, The Singing Cowboys and selections from some of the greatest Western swing music ever recorded. 

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