News and Tribune

February 15, 2013



Church holding Lenten fish frys

St. Joe Hill Catholic Church, 2605 St. Joe Road West, Sellersburg, will sponsor Lenten fish frys from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22 and March 1, 8, 15 and 22, at the church Parish Hall.

The menu will be fish or shrimp dinners with french fries, macaroni and cheese, baked beans, slaw, drink and dessert, all for $9. Cheese pizza will also be available. Carry outs available.

For more information call 812-246-4201.


Register for spelling be by Feb. 22

Rock Creek Community Academy, 11525 U.S. 31, Sellersburg, is sponsoring an adult/teenage spelling bee at 6:30 p.m. March 14 at the school.

Teams will consists of three to five people and entry fee is $15 per person.

Deadline to enter is Feb. 22. Contact or with questions.

Proceeds will help fund the eighth grade trip to Chicago.



Free fingerprints, photos for kids

Jeff Wyler Toyota will offer free FBI-quality digital fingerprint and photographs of kids from 3 to 7 p.m. today, Feb. 15 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at its Clarksville dealership, 808 E. Lewis and Clark Parkway. 

The Keeping Kids Safe Project will take a child’s fingerprints and send them home with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information for families. For more information, contact Danielle at or call 319-233-0248.


Library presenting Jane Austen program

The Clarksville Branch Library, 1312 Eastern Blvd., Clarksville, will present an evening with Jane Austen, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the library.

Join IUS professor, Tresa Reynolds, for an evening of Jane Austen. This event marks the kick-off of the Jane Austen Book Club at the Clarksville Library.

The Jane Austen Book Club will meet the second Tuesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., beginning March 12. The club will read “Mansfield Park” by Jane Austen for the first meeting.

If you are interested in attending the club, register at the Clarksville Library at 812-285-5640.



Local author to sign book

A Sylvia Wright-Noble book signing will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at First Trinity Baptist Church, 1506 Spring St., Jeffersonville. Wright-Noble, a resident of Clarksville, will be available to sign copies of her book, “Rhyme and Reason.”



Jones Memorial holding women’s health event

Jones Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church will host “Let’s Focus On Women’s Health” — a special workshop featuring two prominent local black physicians — Dr. Stephanie Mayfield, Kentucky’s Commissioner of Public Health and Dr. Wayne Gibson, nuclear cardiologist at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the church, 258 Ealy St., New Albany.

All women are welcome to attend. For more information call 812-944-0816.


40 & 8 holding open house

The 40 & 8 Club will sponsor an open house and dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the clubhouse, 221 Albany St., New Albany. The price for the ham or chicken or roast beef dinner with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, slaw and dessert is $7.


Central Christian holding auditions

Central Christian Church Performing Arts Ministry is having auditions for “Carnival” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, in the sanctuary for ages 16 and older. The church is located at 1315 E. Spring Ave. in New Albany.

The play will be directed by Tom Weatherston, retired theater director from New Albany High School. Performance dates are June 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, and 30. Phone number of the church is 812-944-1736.  



Men’s Lenten breakfasts set

The Floyd County Men’s Lenten breakfasts will be held again this year. Each Saturday during the Lenten season, a church will host the breakfast. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. each Saturday. There will be a program presented after the breakfast. Offerings will be taken for the Floyd Central Christian Ministries and the Mount Saint Francis Ministries. Everyone is invited. The schedule is:

• Feb. 16 — Chapel Hill Christian Church

• Feb. 23 — Cornerstone Community Church

• March 2 — Tunnel Hill Christian Church

• March 9 — Floyds Knobs Christian Church

• March 16 — St. Mary’s Navilleton Church

• March 23 — Greenville Christian Church

• March 30 — Mount Saint Francis