LADO holds first annual benefit and silent auction PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 March 2009 00:00
    Latin America Discipleship & Outreach (LADO) is celebrating its first annual benefit and silent auction on Saturday, April 25 at the Navilleton Activity Center in Floyds Knobs, Indiana. LADO is a nonprofit organization focusing its efforts on reaching out to displaced children and families in Colombia, South America. Edgar and Julie (Kiesler) Zuluaga, missionaries supported by LADO, have been working in Villa Katy, Colombia for three years. Because of violence and political turmoil, these families were forced to leave their homes, everything they owned, and flee to safety.  LADO’s dream is to restore them, bringing a message of hope, love, and a future.
    LADO wishes to educate and equip these adults with tools to help them sustain their families and provide them a better way of life. They want to buy a farm and build a multi-purpose ministry center in order to provide jobs, as well as skills training. Please join LADO for an awesome evening of fellowship and encouragement.
    Dinner tickets are on sale for $15.00/adults, $7.50/children 6-12, and 5/under are free. Doors open at 5 p.m. for the beginning of the silent auction and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, please call (502) 713-6005.
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2009 09:58
Borden wins Class 1A Sectional Final at Henryville; 63-40 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 11 March 2009 00:00
    The eventual outcome of the Class 1A Sectional final at Henryville Saturday night ended up a lot differently than it started. Borden (18-5) won an impressive 63-40 decision over fellow southern Athletic Conference member New Washington (14-11).
    New Washington got off to a 3-0 start, after Borden had a turnover and a missed shot at the start.
    Consecutive baskets by Chris Beam and Michael Chester gave Borden a 4-3 lead, and New Washington traveled on the next possession. The Mustangs tied the game at 6-6 on a Devin Freels three point goal.
    After a Borden deuce, Michael Chester hit a trey for the Braves (2:34), and Lee Kirchgessner hit a trey at 1:27 to run the Borden advantage to 14-8.
    New Washington outscored the Braves 5-2 in the final minute of the 1st quarter, and Borden led 16-13 heading into the 2nd period.
    The Braves went on a 5-0 run at the start of the 2nd quarter, forcing a 30 second time out by the Mustangs. First, Borden’s Dalton Wagoner hit an old fashioned three point play, and seconds after a traveling call against New Washington, Beam hit a bucket to give Borden a 21-13 lead headed into the time out.
    Both teams then proceeded to score, but it was still a 5-4 margin in favor of the Braves, and in not making up any ground, New Washington called another 30 second time out with 2:56 in the half, and down 26-17.
    The answer from Borden was to go on a 6-0 run, with buckets from three different players. Their lead was 32-17 by the end of the half.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 12:25
First Harrison Recognized as one of Best Places to Work in Indiana PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 11 March 2009 00:00
    First Harrison Bank is one of the 2009 Best Places to Work in Indiana.
    This statewide survey and awards program -- A project of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, BizVoice, Inside Indiana Business, the Indiana Youth Institute, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Best Companies Group -- was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Indiana, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses.  The 2009 Best Places to Work in Indiana list is made up of 40 companies in the small/medium-sized list (25-249 employees) and 30 companies in the large-sized list (250+ employees).
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 12:27
Jackson Township Fire Department to hold chili supper PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 11 March 2009 00:00
    On Saturday, March 14, the Jackson Township Fire Department is having an all you can eat chili supper. The cost is $5 per person, and all proceeds will go to the firehouse for equipment. Please call either (812) 967-2889 or (812) 404-6184 for more information.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 12:29
Shepard of the Hills Church holds annual German Supper PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 11 March 2009 00:00
    Shepard of the Hills Church will host its annual German Supper on Saturday, March 14 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. The supper is open to everyone. The menu includes German sausage, German potato salad, green beans, sauerkraut, applesauce, bread, desserts, and beverages.
    Tickets cost $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10 when purchased in advance at the church or at Inch by Inch in Georgetown. Tickets are a dollar more at the door. Shepard of the Hills is located at 5231 State Road 64 in Georgetown, across from Polly's Freeze.
    The church office is open daily until Noon and can be reached at 945-2101. The supper is a way for the church to connect with the community and proceeds benefit outreach efforts. Proceeds will be used for church improvements.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2009 12:30
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