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September 20, 2013




Last walking tour of season set

A historic walking tour of downtown Jeffersonville will take place at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, rain or shine.

Meet at the Overlook, at the south end of Spring Street, for a tour highlighting the West Riverside Drive neighborhood. Clark County Historian Jeanne Burke will lead the tour, sharing stories about the neighborhood’s history, and architectural and historical information about the buildings.

Sponsored by Jeffersonville Main Street, Inc. and the Clark County Museum, Inc., this is the last in a series of walking/historical tours taking place in downtown Jeffersonville this summer and autumn.

For more information, contact Jeffersonville Main Street at 812-283-0301 or


Gospel quartet in concert

Smith & Company Gospel Quartet will hold a concert at Charlestown Road Southern Baptist Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.

The concert is free. An offering will be taken. The church is located at 2404 Charlestown Road, New Albany.

For more information, call 812-944-7954.

NARFE sets monthly meeting

NARFE, the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter No. 1777 will hold its monthly meeting 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in the banquet room at Tucker’s American Favorites, New Albany.

Food is ordered from the menu and no reservation is required.

In celebration of the New Albany bicentennial, historian Amanda “Mandy” Dick will present a monologue on the inception of the Federal Corps of Engineers.

All active and retired federal employees and their guests are invited and encouraged to attend.

NARFE is an organization founded in 1921 to protect and sustain federal employees and their earned benefits. NARFE Chapter No. 1777 serves Crawford, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties.

For more information, please call 812-364-6950, 812-923-3626, 812-948-9209 or 502-396-7892.


FCHS hosting junior, senior night

The Floyd Central High School Student Services Department will host a special night for Floyd Central juniors and seniors at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24.

There will be a brief question and answer session in the auditorium followed by an opportunity to visit with representatives from various local colleges and universities. If you “like” FCHS Counselor Corner on Facebook, you can post questions for counselors to answer during the Q and A session.

Juniors can sign up for the PSAT at this meeting, and the cost is $15. The PSAT will be given at Floyd Central on Oct. 30. If you are unable to attend the meeting, your student may sign up at the bookstore during lunch from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4.

Historical Society to meet

The Floyd County Historical Society will have its September meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Elsa Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St.

Randy Moser will present the program entitled: “100 Years Ago: New Albany’s Centennial Year.” The meeting is free and open to the public.

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