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July 18, 2009

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Library cuts to be discussed in August

ANDERSON — Budget cuts that could include closing the Lapel Branch will be discussed next month at a special meeting of the Anderson Public Library Board.

The board met Wednesday but took no action on cuts. Executive Director Sarah Later said the recent special session of the Indiana General Assembly resulted in a budget calendar that gives the library a one-month extension, until October, to pass a budget.

The board’s special meeting will be Aug. 12 at 4:15 p.m. at the Anderson library.

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Bowling fundraiser set for July 25

ANDERSON — The Austin Keesling Bowling Fundraiser Party will be held July 25 at Cooper’s Sports Bowl, 1920 E. 53rd St. All proceeds will benefit the Austin Keesling Music Scholarship Fund, named as a memorial to the Ball State freshman who died May 3 from an enlarged heart.

Participants can bowl three games for $10 per person; the price includes shoe rental. Tickets must be purchased at Cooper’s or The Toast Cafe.

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Middletown Alumni dinner July 27

MIDDLETOWN — The Middletown Alumni annual covered dish dinner will be Sunday, July 27, at Shenandoah Elementary School.

Doors will open at noon and dinner will be served at 1 p.m. The class of 1959 will celebrate 50 years.

For more information, call 354-2134 or 378-0244.

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Trash fee discount booth to be at mall

ANDERSON — Senior citizens over age 65 and those with permanent disabilities can visit a city booth set up 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday July 20-31 in the center of Mounds Mall to apply for a $3 a month discount to the city’s recently passed trash pickup fee.

Applicants also will be asked to fill out a short information form.

The $3 discount is on the $10.70 a month trash pickup fee that was approved by the Anderson City Council on Thursday. The fee will begin in August.

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