News and Tribune

May 17, 2013

BRIEFS: May 18-19, 2013


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SOUTHERN INDIANA

Kennedy Bridge repairs postponed


Rain and thunderstorms forecasted for this weekend has caused the repairs planned to the Interstate 65 Kennedy Bridge to be postponed.

As a result, all southbound lanes of I-65 on the Kennedy Bridge will be open this weekend.

The work will resume after Memorial Day, the weekend of May 31-June 3.



JEFFERSONVILLE

Eastside offering alternate services


Eastside Christian Church in Jeffersonville is offering alternative days and times for its Memorial weekend services.

Church officials will offer a Thursday night service at 7 p.m., May 23. There will only be one Sunday morning service on Sunday, May 26. That service will be held at 10 a.m.



NEW ALBANY

Historic designations to be discussed


On Thursday, May 23, the public is invited to learn about the different types of historic designation found in New Albany, and how those designations impact property owners. What does it mean if something is listed in the National Register of Historic Places? How does that differ from historic district designation through a local ordinance? Christina Pfau, chair of the New Albany Historic Preservation Commission and owner of Peacock Preservation Consulting, LLC, will lead the workshop, which will address these questions and many more.

The workshop will be at the Pepin Mansion Retreat and Meeting House, 1003 East Main St. in New Albany, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and reservations are requested. Call 812-284-4534 or email south@indianalandmarks.org to reserve a place.

The event is presented by the New Albany Historic Preservation Commission, Main Street Preservation Association, the Pepin Mansion Retreat and Meeting House, and Peacock Preservation Consulting, LLC.

 

40 & 8 open house, meal May 19

The 40 & 8 Club, 221 Albany St., New Albany, will host a meal and open house from 12 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.

This month’s menu includes fried chicken, meat loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and slaw. The cost is $7. The public is invited



FLOYD COUNTY

Bush for sheriff golf scramble June 7


Steve Bush, a Republican candidate for sheriff in 2014, will host a golf scramble at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 7, as a campaign fundraiser, at Valley View Golf Course.

Prizes and games Include: Top three teams; longest drive; straightest drive; closest to the pin; putting contest and

punt, pass & kick.

The cost is $400 for a team of four or $100 for an individual. Hole sponsors are $125 per sign.

 For more information call 812-989-1790.



CHARLESTOWN

Library hosting adult reading program


 The Charlestown Clark County Public Library is pleased to host the Adult Summer Reading Program from May 13 through July 31 for all adult library cardholders.

  Join today at your nearest branch or visitwww.clarkco.lib.in.us to register and log your books online. Each book read will equal 200 minutes and will put you in the running to receive tote bags, books, gift cards, and even a chance to win a one-night stay at the Old Bridge Inn Bed and Breakfast in Jeffersonville.



CLARK COUNTY

Museum’s annual meeting sent


The Clark County Museum annual meeting will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Preservation Station, 100 Preservation Alley, Jeffersonville.

“Every Object Has a Story” will be the program. Artifacts from the collection will be on display and each one has a history to be explored. Guests are invited to bring an item and talk about their own artifacts.

Presentation of the Stayton Awards will take place and light refreshments will be served.