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March 21, 2014

BRIEFS: March 22-23, 2014


IUS job fair April 3

Indiana University Southeast will host a job fair from 12 to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Hoosier Room located in University Center North.

Job seekers should dress professionally and bring several copies of their résumé.

IUS is located at 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany.

Public hearings on bridges March 25

The Indiana Finance Authority will hold two public comment sessions relating to the Ohio River Bridges Project next week.

The hearings will be held to solicit comment from the public regarding the release of an updated economic impact study on the ORBP, and will be held simultaneously at two locations. Both meetings will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 25.

One of the two meetings will be held at Sheraton Riverside Hotel, Jeffersonville, 700 W. Riverside Dr., in the Riverside Ballroom.

The other will be held in Room 218 of the Founders Union Building on the Shelby Campus of the University of Louisville.

Public comments will be accepted publicly from a podium, in writing, or electronically by submitting online to Comments submitted electronically will be accepted through 10 p.m. March 25. 

The study can be viewed at More details on the ORBP can be found at


WNAS celebrating 65th birthday

WNAS at New Albany High School is turning 65 years old and will celebrate with an open house for all alumni of the “Voice of the Bulldogs” on May 7.

Tours will be given. Snacks will be available as well as the opportunity to share a story or two.

The event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the WNAS studios.

For information email Jason Flener at or call 812-981-7621.

Talk explores historic homes

A free presentation on the “Historic Houses of New Albany” will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at the Culbertson Mansion State Historic Site, 914 East Main Street, New Albany. This talk will explore a number of significant historic houses in New Albany.

Floyd County Historian David Barksdale, Indiana Landmarks’ Southern Regional Director Greg Sekula, and Louisville Historical League President Steve Wiser are local historians and authors who have conducted research on these notable properties and will share their expertise at this informative program. 

After the presentation, a tour of the historic Culbertson Mansion is available for $5 adults and $4 seniors.

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