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June 24, 2013

NEWS AND TRIBUNE BRIEFS — For June 24

CLARK COUNTY

Primer on county government 

Clark County Councilwoman Kelly Khuri will be hosting a monthly series this summer entitled "Know Your County Government".

The first will be 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday June 26, at the Jeffersonville Public Library, 211 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville.

Chief Probation Officer Henry Ford will present an overview of Clark County Probation and Supervision. He will discuss its vision, structure, direction and future changes as a result of new legislation.

Other presenters and topics: Jamie Hayden will discuss the work of Adult Probation. Kathie Danner will discuss the work of Juvenile Probation. Susan Knoebel will discuss the work of the Drug Treatment Court. Steve Mason will discuss the work of Community Corrections to include: Work Release, Home Detention and Day Reporting.

The second in the series, will be on July 24, same time and location. Vicky Kent Haire, Clark County Assessor, will be the guest speaker.

 

NEW ALBANY

Murder mystery at Culbertson Mansion

Friends of Culbertson Mansion, an organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site in New Albany, will host The Wake: A Funeral Murder Mystery, 7 p.m., June 28 and 29.  Proceeds from the program pay for interior restoration projects at the Historic Site.

The murder mystery takes place in 1892 with the death of William S. Culbertson. As people pay their last respects at Culbertson's wake, there is great speculation about "who will inherit what" from one of the richest men in Indiana. Little did anyone know that lawsuits would be filed after the reading of his last will and testament. As tempers flare, greed can always lead to murder. 

Guests are encouraged to dress in period costume. Reservations and payment in advance are required. Tickets are $20 per person, $35 per couple and include refreshments. Please call 812-944-9600 to reserve seating.

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