News and Tribune

November 8, 2013



No newspaper printed Monday

The News and Tribune will not publish a print edition Monday in observance of Veterans Day. The newspaper will resume print publication Tuesday, Nov. 12.

The newspaper’s Jeffersonville and New Albany offices will be open Monday.

Check our website for news updates.

IUS hosting open house Saturday

Indiana University Southeast will host an open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Hoosier Room at University Center North on campus.

Learn everything you need to know about becoming a student at IUS from admissions and financial aid to housing and graduate programs. Admissions representatives will be on hand to answer questions from prospective and recently admitted students. Tours, offered every half hour, will guide guests across  campus, and include a glimpse into our on-campus housing.

Reservations are welcome, but are not required. To learn more or make a reservation, visit or call 812-941-2212 or 800-852-8835.

Women’s gun club to meet

The 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, Nov. 12, at Hi-Tek Firearms and Training, 123 Indiana Ave., Sellersburg.

For more information, please email


Tell tales of kindness at libraries

During the months of November and December, both locations of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library will be collecting stories of random acts of kindness.

At each location, large sheets of paper will be hanging for people to write down or draw pictures of their experiences to share with others. Stories provided will be documented and may be shared via the library’s website, Facebook or Twitter. Visit, Events Calendar; or call 812-285-5630 for details.  

The main location of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library is at 211 E. Court Ave. The Clarksville Branch is located at 1312 Eastern Blvd.

Purdue hosting pesticide program

Purdue Extension will once again host a fall program for private pesticide applicators needing recertification credits. Dr. Fred Whitford will speak on “The Impact of Water Quality on Pesticide Performance” and “Keeping the Trailer Connected to the Truck”.  

The program will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Food Stand Building at the Clark County 4-H Fairgrounds, 9608 Ind. 62, Charlestown. This will be a brown bag lunch session, so participants are encouraged to bring their own meals. Extension will provide drinks and dessert. There is no cost to attend the session, but those wishing to receive PARP credit need to bring $10 and their licenses. Register by calling the Extension office at 812-256-4591.


Holiday ornament for sale

The commemorative Holy Family Catholic Church and School Christmas Ornament is on sale.

As Holy Family begins to celebrate 60 years as a parish and school next year, it is offering a beautiful shatterproof Christmas tree ornament as a stocking-stuffer for children, grandchildren, parents, siblings, friends, and HF school alumni that have moved away. For more information, visit the Holy Family Parish website at or call 812-944-8283, ext. 0.


Providence to present children’s show

Our Lady of Providence Jr.-Sr. High School will present its fall children’s show “Twelve Dancing Princesses” in the Robinson Auditorium at 7 p.m. today, Nov. 8, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10.

Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $10 each for adults and $5 each for children grades kindergarten through 12. Seating is general admission.

“Twelve Dancing Princesses” is a modern adaptation of the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale of the same name. For more information contact Kerry Jones at 812-945-2538, ext. 314.


Eat spaghetti on Sunday

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 11499 Farmers Lane, Greenville, will sponsor a spaghetti dinner and holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the church..

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 4 to 11

For more information call 812-364-6648 or