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December 12, 2012

BRIEFS: Dec. 13, 2012

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — SOUTHERN INDIANA                                                                                                         Lane restrictions for Sherman Minton lighting maintenance

The Indiana Department of Transportation [INDOT] has announced lane restrictions on the Sherman Minton Bridge for lighting maintenance. The lane closure is not expected to impact rush hour traffic.

Beginning today, Dec. 13, crews will close a lane each day to perform lighting maintenance on the bridge. The restrictions will be daily, five days a week, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work will begin on the upper deck of the bridge that carries Interstate-64 westbound traffic over the Ohio River. This work will have a four week completion period, weather dependant.


AARP Floyd County to meet

AARP, Floyd County Chapter, will meet at noon Friday, Dec. 14, at St. John’s Church, corner of 13th and Elm streets, New Albany.

Entertainment provided by the SilverToner's. Drawing for a door prize and 50/50 will be held. Bring a covered dish. Guests are welcomed.

For more information, call 812-944-9525.


Book discussion Friday at IUS

A discussion of the book “Thinking Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman, will be at noon Friday, Dec. 14, at the IU Southeast Library, 4201 Grant Line Rd., New Albany.

The book was selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011 and Kahneman is the recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology.

‘Heartstrings’ to perform at library

Come hear Christmas music to help you feel the holiday spirit at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library.

‘Heartstrings’ will play carols on Hammered and Appalachian dulcimers, a violin and guitar.

Contact the Reference Services Desk for more information at 812-949-3523.

Make homemade dog biscuits Wednesday

The New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host a dog biscuit making class at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the staff lounge at the library.

The ingredients will be combined, rolled and cut out, then placed on cookie sheets to be backed at home. The recipe and instructions for baking will be provided. Bring a cookie sheet for taking the finished product home to bake.

The class is limited to 10 people so registration is required. To register call the Reference Services Desk 812-949-3523.

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