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July 28, 2013

Back in the News: July 28

(Continued)

50 Years Ago – 1963

July 30 – And a good time was had by all! 42,200 persons – actual count at the gate – attended the third annual four-day Delco-Remy Guide Lamp Family Festival held at Killbuck Park, the 214-acre playground for General Motors workers in Madison County. All GM employees were invited to the festival which featured free carnival rides and shows, and a daily stage show starring the Hoosier Briar Hoppers, a variety group; the Tom Moriarity Trio; Chicki Hopkins, Indianapolis TV Personality; and the James Perkins “World of Magic” show.

July 31 – A sales clerk at the Victory Inn just east of Anderson College was forced at gunpoint yesterday to give away $130 to three men reported to have driven a black late model car. According to sheriff’s deputies, the robbers entered the store at about 4:25 p.m. The clerk was apparently too frightened to give adequate descriptions of the three men. Authorities said the getaway car was last seen headed north on Nursery Rd.

100 Years Ago – 1913

July 29 – Acil Alexander, 24, the Union City farmer who is going from city to city in search of a brown-eyed girl to become his wife, was in Anderson on Sunday. He called at the home of Miss Mildred Gibbons, 522 West 13th Street, but Miss Gibbons was not at home. Mr. Alexander also called at the Herald office on Sunday afternoon and introduced himself. He made a few inquiries for girls with brown eyes, but got no encouragement at the Herald office. Mr. Alexander left this city for Muncie to continue his search.

July 31 – Fire Chief Alford made his first run in the new chemical outfit yesterday when Nos. 1 and 2 hose companies were called to the L.O. Williams hose on Delaware street, south of 17th Street, to fight a blaze believed to have started from a tinner’s fire-pot on the roof of the house. It took more than chemicals to stop the blaze, with $200 in damage done to the roof before the fire was extinguished.

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  • Jim Bailey: Gospel singer’s long road to recovery has begun Eighteen months ago, gospel singer and The Perrys manager Tracy Stuffle found himself wrecked by the side of the road, where he struggled to summon help on his cell phone. He had suffered a severe stroke while driving.

    July 30, 2014

  • Community Briefs: July 31 A compilation of community news items as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 30, 2014

  • FEA HB0730 Gordon Brooks Berky strives to unite community through the arts His theater was originally going to be a place where he could perform when he’s not on tour, but then actor and mask maker Doug Berky had a bigger idea: Unite the community through entertainment.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: July 30 A compilation of community news as published in the Wednesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 29, 2014

  • FEA - HB0729 - Senior Falls Aging safely in the comfort of her home Marilyn Moneyhun said being totally reliant on others is difficult. "Losing your independence is a shock to your system," Moneyhun, 84, said. "You are not in control anymore."

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: July 29 A compilation of community news items as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 29, 2014

  • FEA - HB0728 - Fresh Orientation - SH Elwood freshmen learn the ways of high school through mentoring program About half the 112 incoming freshmen at Elwood Jr./Sr. High School got a jump on their friends recently by attending a freshman orientation session. Joan Mercer, an English teacher who helped organize the the orientation, said the mentor program, which has been in place for several years, has been effective in new students make the high school transition.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • FEA-HB0727-MCWinery-JC6.JPG Having a wine time

    Cathy Hensley’s never been much of a drinker. It wasn’t something that interested her very much, so it seemed unfathomable that she would ever run a winery. But after her son Eric offered her and her husband, Duke, some wine he made, it changed things.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lanane among LifeStream honorees Dr. Jon Hendrix and Katie Lucas, both of Muncie; Janet Privett, Montezuma, Ohio, and Sen. Tim Lanane (D), Anderson, will be honored during a reception Aug. 7 in Muncie for their work in making a difference in the lives of aging adults and people with disabilities.

    July 26, 2014

  • Community Briefs: July 27 A compilation of community news items as published in the Sunday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 26, 2014

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