Indiana American Grant Awarded

The Clark County Soil and H2o Conservation District (SWCD) in partnership with the Clark County Harmful Invasives Removal Challenge (CCHIRP), the Metropolis of Charlestown Board of General public Is effective, Mayor Treva Hodges, and the Indiana Invasives Initiative (III), just lately submitted an software to Indiana American H2o Organization for a 2021 Environmental Grant. The application was 1 of 4 in the point out to obtain funding. The $3,000 awarded will fund the partners’ Callery Pear Removing and Invasive Instruction Venture.

The Callery Pear with its trademark white, showy flowers in the spring prolonged has been touted as a landscape tree considering that it was brought to the United States from Asia. However, it spreads rapidly, and grows quickly, thus out-competing indigenous crops for sources. In accomplishing so, it destroys indigenous habitat that wildlife count on for survival.

Inhabitants of Charlestown may realize the Callery Pear as the tree lining the median of Freeway 3 in Charlestown. These trees have been planted numerous several years ago, and have matured to the stage that they are exhibiting the weak wood and branch structure characteristic of the species. Limbs have damaged off, and splits in the trees are happening. In addition, evidence of unfold of the species has been pointed out in vacant plenty, and lesser managed places in the city.

The City of Charlestown Board of Community Operates and Mayor Hodges partnered with the SWCD, CCHIRP, and III to type a strategy for the risk-free elimination of the trees and present academic prospects for Charlestown residents throughout the method. In the course of the grant expression, inhabitants will have the prospect to show up at invasive plant and native plant ID workshops, guide with planting and retaining native vegetation all over the town, and attain help with identifying invasives on their individual assets.

Show of New Albany indigenous

Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery, 137 East Primary St., New Albany, will exhibit the operate of New Albany indigenous Carol Brenner Tobe from July 2 by way of Aug. 21. The opening reception will be July 2 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Southern Indiana resident explained she is the happiest when she is in her yard or experiencing the modifying range of the wide landscape exterior her home windows. For issue subject, she is largely interested in more personal landscapes —fragments of neighborhoods, backyards, gardens — both equally official and casual.

She enjoys discovering the romantic relationship of natural kinds to buildings, fences, sculpture, and “yard art” and freely interprets, and usually intensifies, their shades and styles. Her medium is standard oil paint on canvas. In her paintings she wishes to celebrate and encourage others to enjoy the magnificence of the acquainted earth we share.

Tobe has lived in Floyds Knobs for more than 50 years. She is a graduate in Wonderful Arts from the College of Louisville the place she was a Hite Scholar and examined with pointed out landscape painter Eugene Leake nicely-known Louisville artist Mary Spencer Nay, and Charles Crodel, German artist and visiting professor. Tobe worked in the fields of historic preservation and art gallery and historical museum administration. She is the retired director of the Museum of the American Printing Household for the Blind in Louisville. Producing artwork has normally had a principal area in her chaotic life and the will work in this show are Tobe’s most latest paintings.

The show and reception are open up to the community.

Gracie Koesters’ Collection

Gracie Koesters’ series “What does it signify to be a girl?” is composed of 5 good artwork parts that endeavor to solution the issue. The exhibit will be Aug. 27 as a result of Sept. 8. The collection tackles challenging challenges this kind of as sexual assault and the period stigma, but also celebrates females, their power, and their beauty by means of mixed media artwork varieties which includes acrylic painting, collaging, and embroidery.

Koesters will be becoming a member of the employees of Bourne-Schweitzer Gallery. She is a 2021 graduate of Presentation Academy and will show up at the University of Louisville in the slide of 2021. She started her internship in 2014 although attending St. Mary’s Middle Faculty.

Hoosier Hay Contest

The Indiana Forage Council (IFC), with assistance from Purdue Extension and SureTech Laboratories, is internet hosting a contest for Indiana producers who harvest forage for hay or baleage inside the point out for the 2021 hay time.

Objectives of the Hoosier Hay Contest are to advertise forage creation, advise hay producers on the nutritive price of their hay and persuade producers to sample and take a look at their hay or baleage ahead of feeding it to livestock. It also creates a welcoming levels of competition among Indiana producers on who creates greater top quality hay.

All samples will be analyzed by SureTech Laboratories in Indianapolis and released only to the contest organizer, producer and producer’s community Purdue Extension agriculture and all-natural means educator.

The Hoosier Hay contest has two classes, hay or baleage. Prize dollars will go to 1st, second and 3rd position entries in equally groups. Very first position will get $250 and a one-calendar year membership to IFC next place $150 and 3rd area $100.

Winners will be acknowledged at the once-a-year IFC meeting and the IFC web page. The price to participate is $15 per sample with the contest limited to 100 samples.

Policies and entry varieties can be uncovered at For extra details, get in touch with Nick Minton at 812-279-4330 or and Jason Tower at 812-678-4427 or

JHS Alumni Lunch

The Jeffersonville Superior School alumni lunch will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, at Garrett’s Common Shop and Cafe in Utica. All JHS Alumni and spouses are invited to go to.

Any issues? Phone Peggy Method Metzger ’55 at 502-931-0190.

Wofford Faculty Dean’s Listing

Lillian Ashton Hatton of Georgetown has been named to the Wofford Faculty Dean’s Checklist for the 2021 spring semester.

To be named to the Dean’s List, a university student should be enrolled for at the very least 12 semester hrs of graded classes and achieve a semester quality level ordinary of 3.6 or greater.

Wofford College or university, proven in 1854, is a 4-calendar year, residential liberal arts higher education in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

University of Alabama Academic Checklist

Five region students have been between the spring 2021 college students at The University of Alabama who designed the Dean’s Listing with tutorial information of 3.5 or above (on a 4. scale), or the President’s Checklist with tutorial records of 4. (all A’s).

The  UA Dean’s and President’s lists recognize entire-time undergraduate college students. The lists do not implement to graduate pupils or to undergraduate pupils who acquire significantly less than a total system load.

• Drew Cromwell of Floyds Knobs was named to the Presidents Checklist.

• Sydney Palmer of Floyds Knobs was named to the Deans Checklist.

• Dylan Walter of Georgetown was named to the Deans Record.

• Amanda Pasierbowicz of Jeffersonville was named to the Presidents List.

• Boyd Carter of Sellersburg was named to the Deans List.

The College of Alabama, section of The College of Alabama Process, is the state’s flagship university. 

Freed-Hardeman University Dean’s Lists

Jacksen Eddy of Charlestown was named to the Dean’s Listing at Freed-Hardeman University for the 2021 spring semester. Eddy is earning a Bachelor of Organization Administration in Accounting and Organization Administration.

Learners on the Dean’s List have acquired a bare minimum 3.4 grade issue average for the semester. With areas in Henderson, Memphis and Dickson, TN, FHU offers bachelor’s, master’s, specialist’s and doctoral degrees.

Learn Gardener’s Virtual Conference

The Sunnyside Learn Gardener’s Digital month to month assembly will be July 6 at 6:30 p.m. Speaker will be Stephen Brown, co-founder of Indigenous Crops Swap and not long ago manager of Men and women for Pollinators, installing indigenous plant gardens in colleges. Brown will present the positive aspects of native plants and converting your yard into a native plant sanctuary.

Be a part of the assembly by likely to for the url that will be posted nearer to the date of the conference. Go to the fb website page for far more information and facts and gardening guidelines.

Independence Working day Live performance Cancelled

The City of Clarksville will not hold its once-a-year Independence Day Concert this yr for the reason that far too substantially of the rehearsal time was below COVID-19 shutdown recommendations and the Clarksville Significant University Auditorium has not however been licensed for community use, also simply because of COVID.

The concert director, Dr. S. Timothy Glasscock, has pulled jointly a unique absolutely free sing-a-long beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 4, at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, 316 N. Sherwood Ave., Clarksville. The occasion is sponsored by the church wherever he is new music director. In his total-time work he is chair of the Bellarmine University Music Department.

Associates of Bellarmine Oratorio Society, St Anthony Sanctuary Choir and the Kentuckiana Area will perform patriotic options. Assistant conductor is Ryan Ward, songs director at St Mary’s New Albany. Accompanists are Dr. Louie Hehman of Bellarmine New music Department and Josh Duncan, songs director of St Mark’s Episcopal in Louisville.