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2022-09-04 16:16:06 By : Ms. Lily Wang

Cloudy skies this morning followed by thunderstorms during the afternoon. High 82F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Locally heavy rainfall possible..

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Floyd County Animal Rescue League is sponsoring a low cost cat spay/neuter clinic on Sept. 10 in Georgetown.

The annual 9-11 Memorial hosted by the Vintage Fire Museum will be Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. The annual event is to honor all those who lost their lives in the Twin Towers attack of Sept. 11, 2001.

Floyd County Animal Rescue League is sponsoring a low cost cat spay/neuter clinic on Sept. 10 in Georgetown.

The annual 9-11 Memorial hosted by the Vintage Fire Museum will be Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. The annual event is to honor all those who lost their lives in the Twin Towers attack of Sept. 11, 2001.

The Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 East Spring St. New Albany (branch of the Floyd County Library), will sponsor a Healthy Snack Cooking Class with Let Us Learn, Inc., Saturday, Sept. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m. Children in second grade and up are invited to make some healthy snacks sure to nourish growing minds with Let Us Learn, Inc. Spots are limited and registration is required at or call 812-944-7336.

Floyd County Animal Rescue League is sponsoring a low cost cat spay/neuter clinic on Sept. 10 in Georgetown. The clinic is run by Public Vet and the cost is $90 per cat. Other services are also available. The clinic is open to everyone. Floyd County residents can obtain a voucher for the clinic by calling 812-949-9099 and financial assistance may be available on the day for those not in Floyd County.

Registration for the clinic is required. Register at

Develop New Albany and Indiana Landmarks are again presenting the annual New Albany Historic Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 0n Saturday, Sept. 10. The tour will feature 12 buildings and homes in New Albany’s numerous historic neighborhoods, including the downtown. The tour day will begin at the New Albany Farmers Market (Corner of Bank and Market streets) where you will pick up your Tour Booklet, prior to 3 p.m.

Tickets are available in advance for $20 and $25 day of the tour, with $5 for Kindergarten through 12th grade. Advance ticket sales with cash or check are available at Strandz & Threadz, Dress & Dwell, YMCA, Madhouse, Seeds & Greens and Saturdays at the New Albany Farmers Market. Tickets are also available online at For more information contact the Develop New Albany office at (812) 941-0018.

Plan to enjoy a day of touring some of New Albany’s finest properties and enjoy lunch at one of the downtown or uptown New Albany restaurants.

The annual 9-11 Memorial hosted by the Vintage Fire Museum will be Sunday, Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. The annual event is to honor all those who lost their lives in the Twin Towers attack of Sept. 11, 2001. The event will take place outdoors at the Vintage Fire Museum, 706 Spring Street in Jeffersonville.

This year’s memorial will include a special display on the 9-11 event, an honor guard, a large flag raised high between two ladder trucks, a short address, a prayer, a period of silence, and a bell ceremony.

The event is free, and all are invited to attend. Honoring those who have sacrificed their lives for others is always important and should never be forgotten.

The Charlestown-Clark County Public Library System would like children and parents to know that they can begin registering for the Fall Book Babies (ages 0-16 months), Tot-Time (ages 17-35 months), Storyhour (ages 3-5 years-old) programs. These programs will run seven weeks in September and October beginning Sept. 12.

• Fall Book Babies — Sellersburg Library, Thursdays from 10 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

• Tot-Time— Charlestown Library, Mondays from 11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.; Sellersburg Library, Thursdays from 11 a.m. -11:30 a.m.

• Storytime — New Washington Library – Mondays from 1 p.m. -2 p.m.; Sellersburg Library – Tuesdays from 10 a.m. -11 a.m.; Henryville Library – Tuesdays from 1 p.m. -2 p.m.; Charlestown Library – Wednesdays from 10 a.m. -11 a.m.; Borden Library – Fridays from 10 a.m. -11 a.m.

Go to the library’s website – for more information or call your local branch library – Charlestown Library – 812-256-3337; Sellersburg Library – 812-246-4493; Henryville Library – 812-294-4246, New Washington Library – 812-293-4577 and Borden Library – 812-258-9041.

The 21st Annual Taste of Jeffersonville will be Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Carriage House on the grounds of The Howard Steamboat Museum, 1101 E Market St., Jeffersonville.

The Taste of Jeffersonville showcases restaurants and caterers from the community and allows attendees to sample “the best tastes in town.” Several restaurants will be in attendance this year. To highlight the evening a silent auction will be held with many special and unique items.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person at the door or may be purchased in advance online at

Enjoy an evening of Ohio River history. Kadie Engstrom will share her enthusiasm and extensive knowledge of steamboats, bringing the era alive. Kadie is a Howard Steamboat Museum docent, Belle of Louisville historian, and author of “Pathway through the Past,” which will be available for $20.

This event, Thursday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m., is hosted by the Clark County Casting & Conservation Club’s Women’s Auxiliary at the CCCC Club, 6400 Conservation Dr., Jeffersonville. The event is open to the public and the cost is $10 (cash only.) Proceeds benefit the Howard Steamboat Museum and charities supported by the Women’s Auxiliary.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 2100 U.S. 150 in Floyds Knobs, will sponsor a blood drive from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 at the church.

For more information or to make an appointment to donate, sign-up online at using the code wesleychapelUMC.

Beck’s Mill will honor Paul Scfres by adding his name to the 5k Run/walk race. Paul was a dedicated volunteer of the historic Beck’s Mill and instrumental in helping with all eight of our previous 5k races. Paul will truly be missed on Saturday, Sept. 17, the day the race will be run in his memory.

Registering at or in person registration begins race day at 7:30 a.m. Race is at 9 a.m. and a hill challenge starts the race but it is so nice to finish going down the hill. Snacks before and after the race, it also includes breakfast by Shady Patch Farm. Cost is $25.00 and all proceeds go to support Beck’s Mill. Race Awards and many door prizes will be available for participants to win. For more information visit

Annual Muster & Parade hosted by the Vintage Fire Museum will be on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The parade will begin on Spring Street at 11 a.m. and Water Pumping from Fire Trucks at the riverfront will be at 2 p.m.

Mind’s Eye Theatre Company, located at the New Albany Performing Arts Center, 203 E. Main St., New Albany, will present The Musical of Musicals (the Musical!) Sept. 23, 24 and 30 and Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m., with afternoon performances on Sundays, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart and book by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. The Musical of Musicals is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. (

In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story is turned into five mini musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form: Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Kander and Ebb. Director, Jennifer Starr, Music Director, Angie Renee Hopperton and Choreographer, Valerie Canon.

For more information, go to

Rauch, Inc. 5 K Walk, Run and Roll

Rauch, Inc. will sponsor a 5K Walk, Run and Roll, Saturday, Sept. 24, at Sam Peden Community Park, New Albany. Dress like a superhero. Entry fee is $25 and start time is 9 a.m.

Register online at For more information contact Scout Hardin at 502-295-2262 or devdir@rbralliance. org

Refuse To Be A Target, a community panel discussion

The Clark County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coalition would like to invite the community to Refuse To Be A Target, a community panel discussion on how the tobacco industry is targeting the youth in Clark County. The discussion will be facilitated by Mayor Treva Hodges of Charlestown with panelists including: Dr. Eric Yazel, Clark County Health Officer; Chad Gilbert, Charlestown High School Athletic Director; Brandon Lyons and Kevin Fisher, School Resource Officers; and Maurice Ball, Life Literacy Manager.

The community discussion will be at Charlestown High School Media Center on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 5:30 p.m.

For additional information, contact Clark County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Coordinators Annie Reiss at (812) 557-8591 or Angie Moore at (812) 288-6451 extension 2122.

Floyd County 4-H Corporation Board meeting

The Floyd County 4-H Corporation Board will hold its 2021-22 annual meeting Sept. 26 in Newlin Hall at the Floyd County 4-H Center, 2818 Green Valley Road, New Albany. The public event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. RSVP will be required.

The Floyd County 4-H Corporation Board will approve financial statements of the 2021-22 financial year, nominate, renew and elect new board seats, and report on activities over the past year. This has been an incredibly exciting year for Floyd County 4-H, as they have begun a capital campaign to provide much-needed infrastructure investment to the Fairgrounds. This event is a great opportunity to learn more about 4-H and how to volunteer time to benefit the youth in this community.

If you are interested in attending, contact the Floyd County Purdue Extension Office at (812)948-5470 to RSVP.

Jeff High Class of 1960 reunion

The 1960 graduates of Jeffersonville are having a Class Reunion on Thursday, Sept. 29 to celebrate 62 years since their graduation. They will be gathering with old friends, as well as to meeting new ones. The reunion will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Upland Brewery, 707 W. Riverside Dr., Jeffersonville. Casual dress, plentiful hors d’oeuvres, tea, lemonade, cash bar.

Planning for the meeting was held over Zoom. The reunion is being organized by David Arnold in Connecticut, Becky Prentice Carel in New York, Ann Adair in Maryland, Phil Caughran in Virginia and Leta Watson in Louisville.

Graduates from the classes of 1958 through 1962 are also invited and encouraged to attend. The suggested cost is $30 per person. The committee needs to know if you plan to attend, even if you plan to pay at the door. Checks made payable to Ann Adair (reference Reunion) and mail to Ann Adair, 705 Cockeys Mill Rd., Reisterstown, MD 21136 or email

If anyone has information regarding members of the 1960 class or questions regarding the reunion, contact Leta Watson 502-724-8790, or Ann Adair 443-910-0289,

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