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Light up the holiday season at Mounds State Park
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Light up the holiday season at Mounds State Park

STORY BY GILLIAN LINTZ
Beginning Dec . 3 , Mounds State Park will be lit up in a new way with the park ’ s inaugural “ Nights of Lights ”— a drive-thru holiday lights show .
Ray Meyer , chairman of the Nights of Lights committee , explains that Ouabache ( pronounced Wabash ) State Park ’ s successful light show largely inspired the new event in Anderson .
“[ Ouabache ] has been doing this for 12 years ,” he says . “ We ’ ve been teetering on the idea , but now we ’ ve got some people like myself , Kim Walker and Andrea Smith who spearheaded this and got the approval of the board , and we ’ re running with it .”
Meyer explains that the general goal of the event is
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