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October 12, 2013

Back in the News: Oct. 13

10 Years Ago – 2003

Oct. 13 – With new housing developments and students moving from school to school, several Anderson Community elementary schools are at capacity. According to ACS, there are 729 students attending Valley Grove, 648 enrolled at the new Anderson Elementary School and 607 at Tenth Street. At the bottom of the attendance ladder are Twenty-fifth Street School with 155 students and Meadowbrook with 158. Those schools will close at the end of the school year, while the new Erskine Elementary School opens next fall.

Oct. 14 – Delphi E will be closing Plant 18 in 2004 and moving its engineering division to Mexico. Thirty-five engineering jobs will follow south, four will go to Michigan and six will be transferred to Plant 20 in Anderson. Anderson City Council President Donna Davis said she received a phone call Friday morning notifying her of the shutdown. Davis said she was called by Brad Jackson, of the Delphi Automotive Holdings Group, and by Cheryl Kilborn, director of public affairs and communications for Delphi.

25 years ago – 1988

Oct. 13 – Anderson is 202nd among 286 cities rated in terms of psychological well-being, according to a researcher writing in Psychology Today magazine. Bloomington and Lafayette-West Lafayette were the two Hoosier cities listed in the 25 best places, which was topped by State College, Pa. Robert Levine, a psychologist at California State University in Fresno, ranked 286 metropolitan areas based on rates of crime, suicide, alcoholism and divorce.

Oct. 14 – Local high school students have a chance Sunday to have some fun and help provide funds for Special Olympics. The Anderson Free Fair Association is sponsoring an appearance by “Club Coca-Cola,” the nation’s largest touring dance club from 2 to 6 p.m. at Athletic Park. Gene Dill, president of the Free Fair Association, said profits will go to Madison County Special Olympics. About 500 students are expected to participate.

50 Years Ago – 1963

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