The Herald Bulletin

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August 22, 2013

Local Briefs: Aug. 23

Junior Research Grants available

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Academy of Science has Junior Research Grants available for Indiana high school students in grades 9-12.

Questions about preparing a proposal, the review process, etc., may be directed to Dr. Larry Mordan, Student Mentor, Research Grants Committee at

Proposal guidelines can be found at The maximum grant support is $300. The deadline for submission is Oct. 25. Applicants and their teachers will be informed by email of the final decision. Decisions will be made by mid-December.

INDOT to close Ind. 28 for repairs

TIPTON COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled the closure of Indiana 28 near Hobbs in Tipton County next week to enable Norfolk Southern to make repairs at a rail crossing.

The detour will route motorists via Ind. 213, Ind. 26 and Ind. 19 and will begin at 8 a.m. Monday and is anticipated to continue through early Friday afternoon. Local residents will be able to reach their homes from either side of the east-west highway rail site.

Arts organizations awarded grants

ANDERSON — Madison County arts organizations were awarded $36,000 of the $157,170 available for Indiana Art Commission region five arts partner grant awards. Region five includes 12 counties in East Central Indiana: Adams, Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Union, and Wayne. The fiscal grant year began July 1.

The Anderson Center for the Arts (organizational support) received $10,000; Anderson Symphony Orchestra (organizational support) $10,000; Anderson Young Ballet Theatre (organizational support) $6,000; Central Indiana Powwow (Andersontown Powwow & Indian Market) $5,000; and Anderson Area Children’s Choir $5,000.

These grants are made possible by appropriated funds from the Indiana State legislature in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Arts.

Crime Stoppers meeting Tuesday

ANDERSON — The Board of Directors for the Anderson Area Crimestoppers will have its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Anderson Police Department, 1040 Main St., Anderson.

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