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7/28/16

"Cell company offering free school supplies available for children in need"

Madison-area students in need of school supplies will benefit from a national backpack giveaway. TCC, the largest Verizon-authorized retailer in the United States, is partnering with A Wireless and Culture of Good to provide 235,000 backpacks full of school supplies to children through the School Rocks Backpack Giveaway. More than 1,300 participating stores are teaming up across the country. The TCC store located at 215 Clifty Drive in Madison is inviting local families and their children to visit on Saturday, July 30 between noon and 3 p.m. to pick up a backpack filled with pencils, paper, folders, glue, and more. One backpack per child present will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies.

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"City, county officials announce plans for National Night Out"

The City of Madison has announced this year’s “National Night Out” event will take place on Tuesday, August 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Crystal Beach. In recognition of the “National Night Out”, the City Council has invited the Jefferson County Commissioners, the Jefferson County Council and the Town of Hanover officials to join them in the festivities.
As part of the festivities, there will be a bouncy house, a snack supper and a free swim from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Community Concert Band will begin their performance around 6:45 pm. Police, Fire, Sheriff and City Department Heads, will all be available to talk to citizens before or after the City Council meeting at 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact City Hall at 812-265-8300.
In case of rain, the event will move to the Brown Gym but free swim will be cancelled.

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"Canaan planning first annual Alumni Day"

Mark your calendars for Canaan School’s First Alumni Day on September 10th following the Canaan Fall Festival parade. Plan to celebrate old friendships, share stories and make new connections that can only be found in Canaan. Come chat, laugh and learn with fellow Canaan Alumni from far and wide. All Canaan school alumni and their families are invited to attend. If you are an alum or know one please share the date, September 10th. For more information or to RSVP please contact the school at 812-839-0003.

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"Road closure for Henry Road"

The Jefferson County Highway Department is giving notice of a road closure on Henry Road next week as the result of a construction project. The Henry Road bridge over Lewis Creek in Graham Township is being replaced, thus requiring a road closure. The road will be closed between 12359 and 12180 West Henry Road. The road will be closed to thru traffic beginning August 1st. For more information on this closing and bridge replacement project, contact the Highway Department at 812-273-1708.

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