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Free meals for kids will be served now through July 31st at Springs Valley High Cafeteria. Lunch is served from 11:30 to 12:30 Monday thru Friday. Adults can eat also for $3. Call Kelly at 936-4820, ext 221

Orleans Community School Corporation will participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be available for all children 18 and under or those 18 and over enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically handicapped. The free meals will be served from  from July 20 thru 24th at Orleans Jr. Sr. High. Breakfast served from 8:30 to 9:30am,, lunch from 11:3o to 12:30.  Call Carolyn at 865-2688 for more information.

June 16th thru 30th

The Dubois County Emergency Management Amateur Radio Operators will be participating in the Amateur Radio Relay League Field Day event which runs from 2:00 PM Saturday, June 27 to 2:00 PM Sunday, June 28, 2015. ARRL Field Day is a nationwide exercise that tests the Amateur Radio Operator’s equipment and their ability to operate under adverse conditions such as those that may occur during a disaster. Amateur radio is recognized as one of the only viable communication means that would be available after a large scale disaster.
The Dubois County group will be setting up their radio equipment and operating from shelter house #4 at the Dubois County Park which is located behind the 4-H Fairgrounds one mile north of Bretzville, Indiana on Highway 162.
For more information on the Field Day event or on becoming a licensed Amateur Radio
Operator, contact the Dubois County Emergency Management Agency at 812-482-2202.

Vacation Bible School at Red Quarry Christian Church,, the theme is”  The Wacky world of water.  June 28th thru 30th and July 1st and 2d, Sunday thru Thursday from 6-8:15pm.  Commencement Sunday July 5th at 10:15AM.  Call 936-2206.

Learn to identify flowering plants using a field guide during three Flora Field Days this summer at Paynetown State Recreation Area on Monroe Lake.  Naturalist Jill Vance will lead the field days, which are June 28, July 26 and Aug. 30. Each field day runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
According to Vance, identifying flowering plants with a field guide is much more useful than trying to memorize individual plants. 
No registration is required. Participants should meet in the overflow parking area at Paynetown SRA, which is on the right after passing the entrance gatehouse.
For more information, email, or call (812) 837-9967.

Clark Days at Falls of the Ohio SP, June 27-28
Celebrate the life and times of George Rogers Clark with Falls of the Ohio State Park on June 27 and 28. George Rogers Clark Days will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the George Rogers Clark Home Site, 1102 W. Harrison Ave., Clarksville. The event is free. Re-enactors will portray members of the Clark family and 18th- and 19th-century militiamen, surveyors and frontiersmen. The event also will include atlatl throwing (American Indian spear throwing), vendors with period crafts, speakers, musicians, children’s activities and more.  The Clark Home Site is part of Falls of the Ohio State Park. For more information and to make a group reservation, call (812) 280-9970 

Clark Days at Falls of the Ohio SP, June 27-28Celebrate the life and times of George Rogers Clark with Falls of the Ohio State Park on June 27 and 28. George Rogers Clark Days will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at the George Rogers Clark Home Site, 1102 W. Harrison Ave., Clarksville. The event is free. Re-enactors will portray members of the Clark family and 18th- and 19th-century militiamen, surveyors and frontiersmen. The event also will include atlatl throwing (American Indian spear throwing), vendors with period crafts, speakers, musicians, children’s activities and more.  The Clark Home Site is part of Falls of the Ohio State Park. For more information and to make a group reservation, call (812) 280-9970 

July 1st thru 15th, 2015

French Lick Senior Citizens will host a Dance Friday July 3rd from 7pm until 9:30pm featuring Merle Cox and The Good Time Country Band. Everyone Welcome

O’Bannon Woods State Park hosts Living Farmstead Days and Haypress Demonstration

4th of July Weekend  Bring the whole family and a picnic lunch to Hickory Hollow Interpretive Center in O’Bannon Woods State Park, west of Corydon, Indiana, for the Living Pioneer Farmstead on Saturday and Sunday of Independence Day Weekend from 10am to 3pm. The farmstead features a working blacksmith shop, pioneer home, cooper shop, tomahawk throws, weaving, cross-cut saws, and pioneer demonstrations of all kinds. Included in this event is a demonstration of the nationally unique haypress, which is run by one of our oxen (Forest & Gump). The demonstration takes place on Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th at 1pm. In the event of mechanical difficulty with the 160-year old haypress, a special tour of the press, draft animals, and barn is given in its place.  For a full schedule of activities at O’Bannon Woods State Park on this year’s 4th of July Weekend, call the interpretive center at 812-738-8234 or go to    The haypress demo and living farmstead event is free of charge; the regular property gate entrance fee applies. O’Bannon Woods State Park is located 10 miles west of Corydon, Indiana on Hwy. 462, off State Highway 62.

Enjoy a fireworks display at the Patoka Lake Beach on Saturday, July 4th. The fireworks will start at dark.  Bring along your family and friends, lawn chairs, blankets, refreshments, and bug spray.  Already camping at Patoka this weekend?  Then there is no need to drive down to the beach.  Just go to section C of the Modern Campground for your own viewing area of the fireworks display.  Arrive early to get the best seats!  Come out and enjoy this spectacular show over the waters of Patoka!  The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($9 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164.For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Nature Center at 812.685.2447

Come and be a part of History by helping fund the first ever Orleans Bicentennial Celebration Fireworks display...
A motorcycle ride is planned to depart from the lower parking lot of the Orleans High School on Sunday, July 5th with kickstands up @ 1:30pm.  Registration will begin @ 12.  The ride will consist of a 4-5 hour ride thru the south central Indiana area with food and fuel stops along the way.  The cost to ride is $10 per BIKE and there will also be raffle tickets available that are being sold by the Orleans American Legion Post #69 with proceeds from both being used to fund the Orleans Bicentennial Fireworks Display.  The ride will end back in the Orleans area at  the Orleans Bicentennial Fireworks Display along with the drawing of the raffle tickets where there will be up to $5000 given away in winnings(subject to all 500 tickets sold).    
more information contact Richard Grace -276-9256 or see our Facebook page "Orleans Bicentennial Motorcycle Ride"...


The Orleans Bicentennial Committee is encouraging everyone to decorate and dress up the town red, white and blue for the upcoming “Orleans 200 Homecoming” July 3-5.  Committee members are hoping that residents, merchants and business owners will join in this special celebration by displaying patriotic type décor i.e. banners, bunting, flags  throughout the town and especially those located along Maple Street (S.R. 37).

Jasper – Are you looking for a fulfilling job where you can make an impact in the lives of others?
If so, you may want to consider joining the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center family, where employees are dedicated to transforming the lives of others through faith-based, compassionate care.

Visit Memorial Hospital’s job fair on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the hospital’s main lobby. We are looking to recruit compassionate, caring individuals to join our team! We have immediate openings in areas such as certified nursing assistants, clinical assistants, housekeeping, maintenance, receptionists, and many more.  Have your resume ready, and show up dressed to impress. On-site interviews and tours of the facility will be available. To view additional open positions or to apply for a job online, go to For more information, please call 812-996-0135

. Jasper – Do you know that about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime? Prostate cancer can be a serious disease, but screenings can help in early diagnosis. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center is offering a Prostate Cancer Screening and Lipid Profile for men age 50 and over or for those with a high risk for prostate cancer..  The screening will take place at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Avenue, Jasper on Thursday, July 9 from 6:00 – 8:00 a.m.  A 12-hour fast is required for the lipid profile prior to the screening. Results will be mailed to participants.  For more information, call the Health and Wellness department at 812-996-2399. 

24th Annual Astronomy *STAR PARTY* at Patoka Lake Saturday, July 11th    
The Patoka Lake 24th Annual Star Party is scheduled for Saturday, July 11th from 6PM- 10PM at the Patoka Lake Beach.   Enjoy a special presentation by members of the Louisville & Evansville Astronomical Societies and the Stonebelt Stargazers of Bedford, IN as they share their knowledge of the sky above.  There will be kid’s activities and giveaways until dark.  A special astronomy program will be held under the tent on the beach.  Telescopes will be set up for observations of Mars & Saturn as darkness falls.  The entrance fee of $7 per vehicle for Indiana residents ($9 out of state) is required for the Newton Stewart State Recreation Area, Patoka Reservoir, located north of Wickliffe Indiana, Highway 164.For more information regarding this program or other interpretive events, call the Nature Center at 812.685.2447.         

A “Summer Praise Fest” will be held at the West Baden Park Shelter House on Saturday, July 11th from 2-8pm.  Featuring bluegrass and southern style gospel music.  Art and craft exhibits available.  Ample parking,, restrooms, playground for the children.  Consessions.  Under the auspices of People’s Tabernacle Church and Breeding Family Gospel singers. 



Other Items of Interest:  


The Word of Life Fellowship at 864 Adams St. in French Lick.  Service time, Sundays at 10:30am.. Pastor Jerry Nail.  Call 723-9463 of 498-8659 

Living Waters Assembly of God is having "The Caring Place" beginning this THURSDAY night at 7pm. We will be located on main level of Goody B's on College street across from Winnegers Floral shop. Come join us for fellowship, prayer, and Bible Study every Thursday night!

Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday evening community dinner each Wednesday at 6pm at Paoli Christian Church.  Everyone is welcome, no cost and no reservations needed.  Call the church at 723-2664

La Leche League of Orange County offers the latest breastfeeding information an support. Meetings are the 2d Thursday of the month. Pregnant women, mothers and babies are welcome. Meetings are held at the Paoli Friends Church basement at 301 North Gospel St, (Hwy 37, Paoli). Call 723-2305

Tom Frohman, a lawyer at the Bloomington branch of Indiana Legal Services, comes to Paoli the first Wednesday morning of every month to talk to low-income individuals who have legal questions or court cases involving family law issues including paternity, custody, child support, visitation, and divorce. You may call the office of Hoosier Hills PACT at (812) 723-2621 to make a free and confidential appointment to speak to Mr. Frohman. Alternatively, if you want to apply for help from ILS without meeting directly with Mr. Frohman, you can call the ILS office at 800-822-4774 on Mondays from 2:00 – 4:00 PM on family law issues and, for all other issues, on Tuesdays from 1:30 – 3:30 PM or Thursdays from 10:00 AM to noon. The other legal issues handled by ILS are problems related to foreclosures, taxes, landlord-tenant, unemployment, debt collection, and public benefits., ,

, The Diabetic Support Group meets in the IU Health Paoli hospital cafeteria the third Thursday of every month at 6pm until April and then it meets at 7p through the summer. If you are interested in more info about the group, call 723-7474. If you are interested in more info about Williams Bros. services, call 723-3907.
Hanna 812-723-7474 
 Gateway Ministries has a new ministry called the Freedom Cafe' Church, celebrating Jesus in a new way, cafe' style.  Enjoy your coffee or Ice tea with a pastry, then worship and hear the good news of God's love, while sitting at your table cafe' style.  The Freedom Cafe' Church is located  at 308 S Oak Street in Paoli, across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands office was).  Sunday services are 10:31am and 6:31pm on Thursdays.  Come and experience the difference and Freedom in Jesus!!

Mercy Center in Paoli has moved to a new location at 308 S. Oak Street in Paoli across from the Pizza Hut (where the old Hoosier Uplands was).  The Center is now open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12p - 5p and Tuesdays from 10:30a - 3p for anyone who is in need of a meal.  Mercy Center is now serving over 1500 meals a month in Oranga County.  If you are able to come and get a meal, please do so. Volunteers are also needed to cook, clean, serve, deliver meals.  If interested in volunteering, call 812-936-8227.  Financial support can be sent to 308 S. Oak Street, Paoli, IN 47454.

Paoli Wesleyan Church reminds you that “One Harvest” can save you 35 to 50% on your weekly food cost.. With seven menu selections.  All food is top quality, not distressed or outdated. Call Herman Kile for more information at 276-3261

IU Health Bedford Home Care would like to celebrate those that dedicate their lives to helping others. Home care offers staff for : NURSING, PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, SPEECH THERAPY, SOCIAL WORK SERVICES, AND HOME HEALTH BATHING AIDE SERVICES   Area home care staff can assist, educate, and facilitate clients and their caregivers to maintain or regain the independence to remain at home. Thank a home care worker this month for the exceptional services they provide! If you or your loved one would like more information about IU home care, call 812-275-1275, or toll free 1866-607-1275

The Orleans Wesleyan Church is sponsoring a food outreach program called: “The Family Table”. The church invites anyone who would like to join them on Thursday evenings for dinner and fellowship at their fellowship hall. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 6:30pm or as needed. The church and fellowship hall are located on the south side of Orleans at 1463 South Maple (Hwy 37). Call 865-4041 for more information. 

Orange Count Human Society is in need of many items:  towels, wash rags , bleach Lysol, Laundry degergent, rubber gloves, antibacterial hand shap, hand sanitizer, collars, leashes, dog houses, dog shampoo, flea treatment, cat litter, hard cat food, puppy food, dog food, cat litter pan liners, pet toys,  flat shovels, envelopes, push mower, toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, markers, thank you cards, stamps,  gift cards from Walmart, Lowes, Bender Lumber, etc for paint and other supplies... Thanks ..  Monetary donations can be sent to the Orange County Humane Society at P0 Box 61, Paoli, IN 47454

The VFW Post in Paoli is having Bingo every Thursday at 7pm with early bird Bingo at 6:30pm. Smoke filters have been installed and the and the building is handicap-accessable.

IU Health Paoli Hospital is a permanent child seat inspection station.  Is someone you love buckled in properly?  Let IU Health Paoli Hospital help you.  They offer FREE care seat checks.  The purpose of these checks is to ensure your loved ones are properly buckled in by offering education by a cerified Child Passenger Safety Technician.  Please call Deana Davis, RN, BSN, Health & Safety Educator @ 723-7571 or 936-2811 ext. 7571 to schedule an individual appointment.

Stronger Seniors-New Fitness Program!  Co-Sponsored by:  French Lick Senior Citizens, IU Health Paoli Hospital, and French Lick Springs Resort.  Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 AM at the French Lick Senior Citizen Building.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.  For more information, call Marilyn Fenton at 936-2533 or Erma Dillard at 936-4094.

Senior Adult Chair Exercise Program:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 10 AM to Noon.  Call Mary Mapes at 812-849-9999 or the church office at 812-865-3713.  Free!!!  Heart rate & blood pressure will be monitored.  Daily weigh-in.  Nutrition guidlines discussed.

Need help applying for public assistance or health insurance?  IU Health Paoli now offers one on one assistance for individuals needing to apply for public assistance health care programs.  A simple on-line process is available.  You can call the Financial Caseworker at 812-723-7982 or 812-936-2811 ext. 7982.  This office is located in the Paoli Medical Arts Building, 488 W. Hospital Road, Paoli.  The following programs are available:  *HIP:  The HIP program covers individuals who are carefivers for dependant children, unisured for at least 6 months, do not have access to employee sponsored health coverage, and are income eligible.  *Hoosier Healthwise:  Indiana's health program for children, pregnant women, and low-income families.  *Indiana Children's Special Health Care Services:  This program provides supplemental medical coverage to help families of children who have serious, chronic medical conditions.  *Medicaid Coverage for the Blind and Disabled.  *Medicaid Assistance with Medicare Costs.

Winter clothing giveaway every Saturday from 10am to 12 noon at Freedom Bible Church.  Call 936-2010

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According to Medicare,  Orange County has the highest percentage of senior citizens who quality for help to pay for prescriptions from Social Security, but are not signed up.  They need to call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 and sign up, expecially if they have trouble paying for their prescriptions.  If they don’t quality, they may still be eligible for other programs.  Call Hanna Swayer at 723-7474 for more  information.

A Senior Adult Exercise program will be held on Monday and Wednesday from 10am to noon at Orleans First Baptist Church.  Heart rate and blood pressure will be monitored,  Call Mary at 849-9999 for more information.

The Southern Indiana Center for Indeplendent Living (SICIL) is sponsoring bingo on Monday mornings from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American building in Orleans.¡¡ Location is 1901 South Orleans Way.¡¡ Anyone in Orange County that has a disabilityor is a Senior citizen is more then welcome to attend.¡¡ There is no cost and prizes are awarded.¡¡ For more information call 800-845-6914

The American Legion Post 76 in French Lick wishes to invite everyone to Charity Game Night, “Texas Hold’em” poker night every Friday Night starting at 7pm. There is a semi-menu and drinks for your enjoyment. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Legion at 936-9394.
If you are a Veteran and wish to give back to the community, the American Legion has many events scheduled for this year, we can use your aid. If you are a Veteran and not a member, please stop by the Legion or contact one of the Elected Officers.

The American Legion Post 76 French Lick wishes to invite everyone to attend Bingo on Monday Nights. The Assembly Hall doors open at 5pm and Bingo starts at 7pm. There is a non-smoking and smoking area. There is also a semi-menu along with drinks. Come out for a night of Bingo and enjoy the fun. If you have any questions, please contact the American Legion at 936-9394. Any Veteran that is not a member, we wish to invite you to talk with one of our Elected Officers.

What: FREE Community Dinner
When: Every Tuesday Evening serving from 5:30-7:00 pm Where: Senior Citizens Community Building in French Lick
Who: Anyone and Everyone is invited, we would love for you to come and enjoy a home-cooked dinner with us!

Are you an honorably discharged veteran?¡¡ Are you in need of long term hospital help, but don’t think there are any options for you?¡¡ If you answered yes to both questions, you are probably entitled to more benefits than you realize.¡¡ Forty-nine states and Puerto Rico currently have state run and funded facilities that provide various types of care at virtually no cost to you.¡¡ If you or someone you know is in search of assistance, but not sure on the qualifications, call toll free at 1-866-331-1944.¡¡ This message from the Disabled Veteran’s Associations.

Orange County Recycling Cooperative, Recycling at the Old Mill,
105 E Water St, Paoli Indiana, Saturdays 8:00am - noon , Mondays 2:00pm - 6:00pm,¡¡Please stop by at your convenience and make use of our drop off bins in the rear of the building. We take : All paper products (newspaper, cardboard, junk mail, magazines, office paper, shredded paper, brown bags, feed sacks) , Tin cans and other scrap metal , Aluminum cans , Plastic milk jugs, detergent bottles (#2), water and soda pop bottles (#1) , Plastic grocery bags, Stretch wrap , Foam peanuts (please bag separately) , Wearable Shoes , Used clothing (wearable) , Please call 812-635-0526 if the area is a mess - one stinker can ruin it for everbody. For special times and additional information contact John Maier by email or phone (812-635-0526)

American Legion Post 250 of Mitchell Bingo Every Tuesday. Earlybird games at 6:30pm and regular at 7PM Call 849-3727 for info.

New Church In Springs Valley
Pastor Claude Lagenour invites everyone to come and join¡¡them for worship in theirnew Church located in the old Pentecostal Church of Zion in French Lick. Sunday school at 9:30am, worship at 10:30 and in home bible study ast 7pm on Fridays. Call 936-3703 For more information

FYI Orleans Town officials, in conjunction with Wolfe Contracting, has established a Newspaper Recycling Center at the Orleans Town Garage area. The site is for newspapers ONLY. Other recyclables may be accepted later on, but the center is limited to newspapers only for the present. Papers may be dropped off in the bin being housed at the garage by entering the north gate just off Monroe Street and exiting the front gate on Franklin Street anytime from 7 a.m. to 3:30 a.m. daily M-F. For more info contact Orleans Town Offices at 865-2539.

Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living is sponsoring Bingo on Mondays from 10am to 11:30am at the Older American facility in Orleans. Anyone with a disability or senior from Orange Co is welcome. Call 800-845-6914 for more info.