- GenCon Indy: No sign of letting up GenCon bills itself as "the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world" and it is hard to dispute that claim. A year ago more than 49,000 attendees came to Indy for the con, a record for the event's 46-year run.
- 'Mighty Fortress,' mighty funny While the stories of the Church Basement Ladies may be set in Minnesota, the hijinks of the casserole-baking, Bible-memorizing teetotalers seem familiar to Hoosiers. Patrons will likely ride home from the newest installment of the series, “A Mighty Fortress is Our Basement,” recounting stories of how similar the characters are to family members or friends.
Little Big Town headed to Hoosier Park Saturday night
The Country Music Association's 2013 reigning duo of the year, Little Big Town, will take the stage Saturday night during Hoosier Park's Sounds of Summer series.
- Mounds Park to celebrate Smokey Bear's 70th birthday Only you can prevent forest fires, but Smokey Bear has been urging fire safety for generations. The poster child of fire prevention turns 70 years old this week, and Mounds State Park is celebrating Smokey’s birthday.
- Weekend Calendar: Aug. 8 Entertainment scheduled at area venues for Aug. 8-10.
Frankton kicks off Band Day with bang
If the Frankton Jr./Sr. High School band was nervous about being the group to open Indiana State Fair Band Day, the Eagles didn't show it.
Elwood band gets good experience at State Fair
Elwood Marching Band's director Paula Simmons said there was a lot to be proud of after the Panthers' Band Day performance.
Lapel band strives for fun, entertainment
Lapel's band director Gregory Scott said his band's goal is to entertain and get people our of their seats.
- A step back in history Many Madison County residents have probably taken the time to visit Mounds State Park to view the Great Mound and some might have traveled to the Evansville area to explore the Angel Mounds. But surrounding the city of Chillicothe in southern Ohio there are numerous site dating back 2,000 years that were created by the Hopewell culture.
Large crowd boosts Marching Highlanders
Despite playing about an hour away from their school, the Anderson High School Marching Highlanders must have felt right at home at Band Day.
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