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July 5, 2013

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FLOYD COUNTY

Paoli Pike to close July 9

The Floyd County Road Department will be closing Paoli Pike from the city limits in New Albany to Buffalo Trace from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 9, for mowing and repairs.

 

NEW ALBANY

WNAS hosting radio camp

Join WNAS 88.1 FM at New Albany High School for a unique camp experience this summer. The WNAS Radio Camp will teach students in grades three though eight how to be a real radio star.  

The camp ends on Friday with a taping of a two-hour broadcast of the radio camp kids displaying all of their talents as radio broadcasters. This show will feature interviews, campers’ music selections, advertisements, news, weather and more. All of it can be heard over the airwaves of 88.1 FM, on TV at channel 25 on Times-Warner Cable and around the world at wnas.org. The event will be played at set times so everyone in the family (including the camper) can hear the broadcast on the radio.

Camps will be held July 8-12 and July 15-19. The cost is $75 which also includes a shirt. Registration will occur at New Albany High School on the first day of camp or by mail. Enter the main entrance, Door No. 1 on either July 8 or July 15. Call 812-981-7624 or jflener@nafcs.k12.in.us.  with questions. Registration also can be mailed to: WNAS Radio Camp; 1020 Vincennes St.; New Albany, IN, 47150.

 

Library group holding book sale

In honor of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s birthday, the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library’s Friends organization is offering books on art, music and poetry at 50 percent off from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 6, as part of their book sale in the Annex building in the parking lot off Scribner Drive.

Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.

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