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September 14, 2013

Back in the News: Sept. 15

The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers.

10 Years Ago – 2003

Sept. 15 – People who are regular visitors to Mounds Mall said theyare noticing the improvements, thanks to the new owners. Workers Friday werepaving the parking lot in front of the main entrance, replacing ceilingtiles, laying down new carpet and installing new lighting. Work willstart this week on building a 12-screen movie theater where J.C. Penney oncestood, and a food court.

Sept. 19 – It seems as if the Anderson Police Department personnelare losing trust in their chief. Out of the 128 sworn personnel at thedepartment, 91 off-duty members showed up at the Fraternal Order ofPolice Lodge on Wednesday to vote whether or not they had confidence in Chief Ed Leonard. All 91 ballots were marked “no confidence.” Steven R. Ohlheiser, president of the FOP, explained that they decided to hold the votebecause of the numerous incidents of internal problems in the department thatinvolved Leonard. He said the FOP plans to send a letter to Mayor J. MarkLawler requesting Leonard’s removal from his position.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Sept. 18 – The Purdue Club of Anderson and Madison County will startoff with its usual bang this fall. Dr. Steven Beering, president of Purdue University, will speak at the club’s 12th annual dinner meeting Sept. 21 at the Anderson Country Club. The local club is “active and growing,”president Tom Weiss says, with more than 200 members. Membership is notlimited to Purdue grads, but also includes boosters of the university.

Sept. 20 – The Indian Trails Festival is expected to attract 10,000people to the banks of the White River as part of a celebration of thecommunity’s heritage, festival chairman Paul Bickel Jr. said Monday. Thefestival, sponsored by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, also hasbeen expanded to include Anderson’s salute to Hoosier Celebration ’88. “Thisis an education festival,” Bickel said. “We want to bring families down tothe Indian Trails Riverwalk to learn about our heritage.”

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