- 35th annual Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Harvest Festival — open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Stonycreek Farm, 11366 Indiana 38E, Noblesville. No parking fee. For more information, call (317) 776-9427.
- Grandma and Grandpa’s Pumpkin and Gourd Patch, 2537 S. County Road 300E in Anderson 10 a.m. until dark. Corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin slingshot and thousands of pumpkins. No admission fee.
- Halloween ZooBoo — 2 to 7 p.m., Indianapolis Zoo. Dress up the kids in their most ghoulish costumes and join the animals at the Indianapolis Zoo. Not-So-Scary Animal Show at 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy the Bounce House and the ever-popular pumpkin bowling, along with monster DJ music and something introduced just last year: a hay maze for the little ones. Halloween ZooBoo is included with regular zoo admission and is free for zoo members. Zoo admission is $13.50 for adults, and $8.50 for seniors 62 and older and kids ages 2 to 12. Children 1 and under are free, and parking is $5 per car.
- Haunted School for children K through eighth grade — 6 to 10 p.m., Ebbertt Education Center, 325 W. 38th St. Hosted by the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. $3 per child; four children for $10. Adults are free if accompanied by a child. Prizes for costumes. This event benefits United Way.
- Pet Howl-O-Ween photos — 6 to 8 p.m. Speck’s Pet Supply, Cross Street Marketplace, corner of Scatterfield Road and Cross Street. This is a fundraiser for Countryside Animal Rescue. For a $10 donation, Countryside Animal Rescue photographers will provide you with two digital 4x6 photo prints of your pet with proceeds going to support the rescue group’s pet education, animal welfare and spay/neuter programs. In addition, there will be a free Monster Mash Costume Contest beginning at 7 p.m. and all participants will receive a free goodie bag from Speck’s.
- “Nightmare on 22nd Street” — Wilson Boys & Girls Club, 2200 W. 22nd St., 7:30 p.m. to midnight, $3 a person.
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- ACS has open house for new career center When James Jordan and Shantez Goolsby graduate from Anderson High School next spring, he will be a certified pharmacy tech, and she will be a certified nursing assistant.
- Portwood tells story of struggles in 'Never Too Late' Former TV personality Amber Portwood, who spent 17 months in prison, unveiled the cover of her forthcoming book, "Never Too Late," this week. The publication date is Aug. 26.
Elwood leads the pack, school begins today in the district
Last-minute preparations were underway at Elwood Elementary School on Tuesday ahead of today's opening of the 2014-2015 school year.
- Frankton embraces challenges, advantages to starting Band Day James Handshoe is trying to clear away all the distractions.
- Police seek suspects, witnesses in liquor store robbery Police are looking for suspects and clues in an armed robbery that happened at a liquor store Monday night.
- Roundabout bids higher than expected Bids for a planned facelift of the gateway into Anderson from Interstate 69 at Scatterfield Road came in considerably higher than the engineer’s estimate for the project.
- Two-hour manhunt ends with arrest of molest suspect A man suspected of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl escaped custody and eluded police for about two hours Tuesday before officers tracked him down.
- Arrest Log: July 29 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Sunday and Monday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- 50th reunion for Mount Olive Boy Scout Troop 433 Mount Olive Boy Scout Troop 433 of Marion is having a 50th Boy Scout anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Local Briefs: July 29
A compilation of news items of local and statewide interest as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
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