AHS to honor veterans at convocation
ANDERSON — Anderson High School, 4610 Madison Ave., will hold its yearly Veterans' Day Convocation on Nov. 11 to honor veterans and active service military members. The convocation will be held in the gymnasium at 9:30 a.m. with guest speaker Eric Creviston. The convocation is open to the public.
All attendants are asked to RSVP with Laura Crenshaw at the main office by calling 641-2037 by no later than Nov. 7.
Frankton reschedules Nov. 11 meetings
FRANKTON — Due to Veterans Day on Nov. 11, the town of Frankton has rescheduled the Planning Commission meeting for Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m., and the Town Council meeting at 6 p.m., at 108 E. Sigler St. in the police department conference room.
Hospital disrupted as package cleared
INDIANAPOLIS — Several hundred patients and workers were evacuated from parts of a veterans hospital in Indianapolis until emergency crews determined a suspicious package posed no threat.
The alert at the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center was lifted nearly three hours after the package was reported about 8 a.m. Friday. Some patients wrapped themselves in blankets as they stood outside the hospital near the city's downtown on a cool morning, while authorities said other people were moved to parts of the hospital away from where the package was found.