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October 28, 2012

LOOKING BACK: 1987: Sellout crowd rocks at Mellencamp concert

2002

• Hulman & Co.’s Clabber Girl museum and general store were now open in it historical building at Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue. Marla DeHart was the director of promotions.

• Hamilton Center Inc. presented awards to Mary Ellen Nease (community), Annette Dobson (volunteer), Putnam Chapter of Business Professionals of America (community) and Ed Ross (staff).

• Bruce Baumgartner, former Indiana State University wrestler, was selected for induction into the Missouri Valley Conference Ahtletics Hall of Fame. Previous ISU inductees included Larry Bird (1997) and Holli Hyche (1999).

• The Exchange Club of Terre Haute honored Rick Erney and Frank Turchi as co-winners of the 2002 Police Officer of the Year Award.

• Members of a delegation from Tambov, Russia, were at the Terre Haute City Hall to make their city a sister to Terre Haute. Mayor Judith Anderson and Tambov Vice Gov. Larissa Romanina signed the agreement.

• Margaret Taylor, a Charles T. Hyte Community Center volunteer, was featured as the Volunteer of the Month by the United Way Volunteer Action Center.

1987

• Alan and Frances Rankin, former president and first lady of Indiana State University, were the marshals for the annual Blue and White Parade made up of more than 170 units. Kelly Stultz of Terre Haute and Todd Branson of Reelsville were chosen by student balloting to reign as Homecoming queen and bachelor-of-the-year.

• The John Cougar Mellencamp concert at Hulman Center was a sell-out. More than 9,000 tickets had been sold.

• Terre Haute South Vigo High School's team finished first among 30 teams at the 24th Annual Mathematics Day competition at Franklin College.

• Indiana State University was given approval to buy St. Joseph Campus Center, 132 N. Fifth St. The center planned to relocate at Fifth and Ohio streets. The university had acquired all property, except for the Goodwill Industries building, in the block bounded by Fifth, Cherry, Mulberry and Fourth streets.

• Joyce Keenan, executive director of the Volunteer Action Center and Leadership Terre Haute, was the first female member in the Downtown Rotary Club since its founding in 1913.

1962

• The Northside Breakfast Optimist Club celebrated its fourth anniversary at a dinner for members and their wives at the Holiday Inn. James Clem was master of ceremonies. Virgil Hughes was president of the club which now claimed 65 members.

• Plans were announced for construction of a new home for the 68-year-old Central Federal Savings & Loan Association at Eighth and Walnut streets.

• Mayor Ralph Tucker and officials opened the newest and most modern city fire station (No. 3) at 13th and Chase streets.

• “Stereo on WVTS, 100.7 MC-FM offered the greatest advancement in broadcasting since television.” It was aired every evening between 6 and 8 p.m. J. W. Kulinski was the director-general of Aural Facilities located at West Pines, west of Terre Haute on U.S. 40.

• The Garfield High School Y-Teens sponsored the Harvest Moon Dance in the Mayflower Room at the Terre Haute House.

• Mary Ellen Mankin, a Terre Haute Department of Redevelopment employee, was named “Woman of the Year” by the Sycamore Chapter of the American Business Women's Association

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