Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

January 21, 2014


The Batesville Herald-Tribune

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Wednesday, Jan. 22

Batesville Toastmasters will meet Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m., Community Church of Batesville, 103 E. George St. Info: 934-3462.

A mandatory meeting for all students participating in Batesville High School’s spring driver education program and their parents is Jan. 22, 7 p.m., BHS cafeteria.

Thursday, Jan. 23

The St. Louis Catholic Preschool Open House is Jan. 23. Parents interested in the two day a week program for 3- to 4-year-olds can visit 5-6 p.m. Those interested in the three day a week program for pre-K can visit 6-7 p.m. Info: 932-1731.

The Batesville Lions Club will meet Jan. 23, Sherman House. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Dr. Tim Putnam, Margaret Mary Health president. RSVP: Ted Hartshorn, 934-2636.

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet is Jan. 30, Knights of Columbus Hall. Doors open, 5:30 p.m.; Dinner, 6:30 p.m. followed by award presentations. Cost: $35. RSVP by Jan. 23: 934-3101 or

Thu.-Sun., Jan. 23-26

Holy Family Catholic Church will have a turtle soup sale Jan. 23-25, Village Store, Oldenburg; and in church Jan. 25 after 5:30 p.m. Mass and Jan. 26 after 8 a.m. Mass (if still available). All proceeds go to Religious education programs.

Saturday, Jan. 25

A blood drive, sponsored by Hoxworth Blood Center, will be held Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Sunman American Legion hall. Info or to schedule appointment: Roger Lang, 812-623-3685 or Walk-ins welcome.

Psychology: Fear & Moving Forward will be presented Jan. 25, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Cost: $45-$65, includes lunch. RSVP: 933-6437 or

The Knights of Columbus Council 1461 Free Throw Contest is Jan. 25, 11 a.m., St. Louis Activity Center. Entry forms are available at area schools.

Sunday, Jan. 26

The Oldenburg Knights of St. John will host a breakfast Jan. 26, 7 a.m.-noon, Holy Family Church cafeteria, Oldenburg. Freewill offering. Partial proceeds benefit the Tri-County Council for Special People.

The Batesville Knights of Columbus will host a 1st Degree Initiation Jan. 26, 10 a.m. Candidates should arrive by 9:30 a.m. for registration. Info: Scot Harmeyer, 933-9046.

Coffee Talk: Anger, Guilt & Images of God will be presented Jan. 26, 10:45 a.m.-noon, Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or

The Evangelical Union Cemetery Association annual meeting is Jan. 26, 11:30 a.m., St. John Lutheran Church, Hubbles Corner.

Monday, Jan. 27

An American Red Cross blood drive is Jan. 27, 1-6 p.m., bus in Southeastern Indiana YMCA parking lot. Donors will receive a free YMCA day pass.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

On Jan. 28, the mobile food pantry, Gleaners, will be at the Schilling Center, Brookville, 4-6 p.m. Persons should bring their own bags or boxes. Only one representative per family.

On Jan. 28, the Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a library board meeting(open to the public), 4 p.m.; and a Microsoft Excel II computer class, 6 p.m. Info and to register: 812-663-2826.

Friday, Jan. 31

The Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library will host a Teen Girls’ Spa Night for grades 6-12, 6-9:30 p.m. Info and to register: 812-663-2826.

Sunman Elementary School full-day kindergarten registrations for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted during January. Children must be 5 by Aug. 1 to enroll. A certified, county-issued birth certificate and current immunization records (even if not yet complete) are required. Registration forms: under the “Info” tab. Info: Chris Richter, 812-623-2235, Ext. 15903.

Jan. 31-Feb. 1

The East Central High School Senior Drama Club will present “1984” by George Orwell Jan. 31, 7 p.m., and Feb. 1, 2 and 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center.

Saturday, Feb. 1

All Saints Parish and School will present Night in Italy lasagna dinner Feb. 1, St. Paul Gym, New Alsace. Doors open 5 p.m. Cost: adults, $15; ages 6-12, $8; ages 5 and under, free. Advance tickets: 812-623-2631 or Tickets also available at the door.

Sunday, Feb. 2

A breakfast sponsored by Oldenburg Academy Students in Sports will be held Feb. 2, 7:30-11 a.m., St. Louis School cafeteria. Freewill offering.

Monday, Feb. 3

The Batesville Casket Co. Retirees Party is Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. lunch, Osgood Grub Co. Info: Mary Demaree, 812-614-0901.

St. Maurice Catholic Church, Napoleon, is sponsoring a community blood drive Feb. 3, 1-6:30 p.m., parish activity center. Info and appointments: Arlene Gehl, 812-852-4394 or

The Daughters of Isabella All Saints Circle 1384 will meet Feb. 3, 7 p.m., Knights of Columbus.

The Tyson Library’s, Versailles, grades K-6 independent reading program starts Feb. 3. Pick up reading logs to record progress for prizes. Logs due April 14. Info: 812-689-5894 or

The Food and Growers Association Eighth Annual Grower/Producer Conference, “Small Farm Enterprises = Big Opportunities,” is Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Batesville Intermediate School. Cost: $20. A post-seminar workshop on backyard poultry, 2:30-3:30 p.m., can be attended for an additional $10. RSVP by Feb. 3: Deanna Hookway, 812-212-5432 or

Tuesday, Feb. 4

Batesville Knights of St. John No. 243 will meet Feb. 4, 7:30 p.m., Knights home.

Wednesday, Feb. 5

The Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild will meet Feb. 5, 9:30 a.m., Masonic Lodge, 4131 Rocky Ford Road. Bring a show and tell to share.

Friends of the Batesville Memorial Public Library will meet Feb. 5, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 6

A Franklin County Humane Society orientation meeting for volunteers is Feb. 6, 7 p.m., headquarters, 107 High St., Brookville. Info: 765-647-1444, or

Friday, Feb. 7

The Ripley County Mobile Food Pantry will give away food for the needy in Laughery, Center, Jackson, Johnson and Otter Creek townships Feb. 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Ripley County Fairgrounds Building 16C, Osgood.

Feb. 7, noon, is the deadline for candidates to file for candidacy for the May 6 primary. Info: Ripley County Clerk’s Office, Versailles, 812-689-6115 (hours are weekdays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.); Franklin County Clerk’s Office, Brookville, 765-647-5111, Ext. 3 (hours are weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.).

The Batesville Beautification League will meet Feb. 7, noon, Sherman House. Info: Clara Goble, 934-3723.

The movie “The Light in Her Eyes” will be presented Feb. 7, 6:30-9 p.m., Oldenburg Franciscan Center. Freewill offering. Info: 933-6437 or

The Christian Motorcycle Association Cross Eyed Riders will meet Feb. 7, 7 p.m., The Gathering Place, Bright. Info: or 513-218-9707.