The Herald Bulletin

June 26, 2013

Local Briefs: June 26


— Thanksgiving Day dinner fundraiser

ANDERSON — A Community Ushers Salad Luncheon will be from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Anderson Zion Family Life Center, 2008 Rev. J.T. Menifee St., Anderson.

This is a fundraiser luncheon for the radio broadcast and the Thanksgiving Day dinner.

Tickets are $5. See any usher from any church in Anderson for your tickets.

Small Town Garden Club to meet

ALEXANDRIA — Alexandria’s SmallTown Garden Club will meet on Monday at the Community Center, 315 S. Harrison St..

Ellen Elliott, past president of Garden Clubs of Indiana and frequent flower show judge, will present a program on flower arranging.

Registration will be at 6:30 p.m.; the program will start at 7 p.m.

Refreshments will be served, and visitors are welcome.

Information: Sylvia Finney, 282-0100 after 5 p.m.

Ice Cream Social scheduled for Friday

ELWOOD — The Curtisville Christian Church, 737 N. Madison County Road 600-E., will host its annual ice cream social from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday.

Ham salad sandwiches, chips, drinks, pie, cake, and other desserts, along with ice cream and toppings. A free will donation will be taken with all proceeds going toward the purchase of a new church organ.

 

Tea Party meeting set for Thursday

PENDLETON — The Madison County Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Conservation Building at Falls Park.

Guest speakers will be state Sen. Doug Eckerty and David Stockdale, a republican candidate for Congress in Indiana’s 5th District.

‘Timeless Feel’ comes to library

NEW CASTLE — The musical duo “Timeless Feel” will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of the New Castle-Henry County Public Library, 376 S. 15th St.

Joel Conner and Amy Jackson have been performing together on the Indy circuit for almost a decade as part of the rock band “Indiscretion.” They perform material that emphasizes vocals and singer-songwriter influences, blending harmonies with a guitar and 5-string-bass accompaniment.

This concert is part of the “Noteworthy Performances” series sponsored by Friends of the Library. Friends will accept donations for future events at this free concert. August’s Noteworthy concert will feature the band “Denomination X.”

Trash can fire burns Ingalls building

INGALLS — A trash can caught on fire Tuesday evening and burned the metal exterior of Michael S. Johnson & Co. Cabinets in Ingalls.

The trash can contained some items from the shop that were flammable, said Ingalls Fire Chief Josh Caudill. The fire was reported at about 5:40 p.m. and was contained by 6 p.m.

The presence of firetrucks drew numerous residents to the scene including some who drove up in golf carts.

Section of USS Indiana coming to IU

BLOOMINGTON — A prominent part of the World War II battleship USS Indiana will become part of a permanent display at Indiana University’s Memorial Stadium.

School officials are acquiring the ship’s prow section from the owners of a California restaurant where it’s been on display for years. The front section of the ship with its name will join two guns and the main mast from the USS Indiana that are now outside IU’s football stadium.

IU plans to dedicate the display at a Sept. 7 game against Navy.