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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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  • FEA - HB0822 - PHHS band - DH - 001 PHHS marching band, Directors Jazz Orchestra to perform The Pendleton Heights High School Marching Arabians Band and Directors Jazz Orchestra are putting on a show for the community at 6 p.m. Sunday at Falls Park.

    August 21, 2014 3 Photos

  • United Way wants community to pull together United Way of Madison County decided to encourage the community to pull together – literally.

    August 21, 2014

  • Community Briefs: Aug. 22

    A compilation of community news items as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 21, 2014

  • FEA - HB0821 - camera exhibit - DK - 016 Historical Society opens camera, photography exhibit Photos freeze moments in time to look back on, and now the public can catch a glimpse at how photographic technology has evolved.

    August 21, 2014 5 Photos

  • Jim Bailey: School days, school days, good old August dog days Those of us who didn’t start school until after Labor Day are still trying to digest all the changes in the school calendar as educators tell us kids are more likely to retain what they learn if they aren’t off too long in the summer.

    August 20, 2014

  • Community Briefs: Aug. 20 A compilation of community news items as published in the Wednesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 19, 2014

  • FEA - HB0819 - Mommy Monday - JC 3 Mommy and me time

    Babette Bargo of Anderson said she brought her daughter to Community Hospital’s first Mommy Monday to meet other mothers and children after her sister-in-law told her about the event.

    August 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Community Briefs: Aug. 19 A compilation of community news items as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 18, 2014

  • FEA - HB0818 - Park Place Arts - 007 Drawing parallels A collection of Stephanie Cochran's work is on display at Park Place Arts’ newest exhibit, “From the Smallest Among Us…” The show opened Aug. 1 and runs until Sept. 13.

    August 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: Aug. 18 A compilation of community news items as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 17, 2014

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