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Celebrating the Fourth: A roundup of events - pharostribune.com

Twelve Mile. Lawnmowers, start your engines! The Twelve Mile 500 is back! The day kicks off with the town's Independence Day parade at 11:30 a.m., and the lawnmower racing begins with the rookie race at 1 p.m. at Plank Hill Park, followed by the ...

Twelve Mile Limit bar robbed with assault rifle, and other crime since Friday - NOLA.com

Brandishing an assault weapon two men reportedly robbed the popular Twelve Mile Limit Bar at 500 S. Telemachus St. at roughly 12:45 a.m. on Saturday, according to a preliminary NOPD report. The armed robbers later fled south on Baudin Street towards ...

The Twelve Mile 500 is a lawn mower race held in the small town of Twelve Mile, Indiana, organized by the Twelve Mile Lions Club and occurring annually on Independence Day. The tradition began in 1963 as a race for factory-built mowers with their mowing decks removed but in 1996 split into a two-race event with one for four-cycle Briggs lawn mowers and another for modified mowers. The race adopted the "Grand Prix" style in 1970 and has been held in Plank Hill Park ever since. The race structure has once again changed with the addition of another race. The 2010 race will include a superstock race inadditon to the briggs ad modified races.

The Twelve Mile 500 is a lawn mower race held in the small town of Twelve Mile, Indiana, organized by the Twelve Mile Lions Club and occurring annually on Independence Day. The tradition began in 1963 as a race for factory-built mowers with their mowing decks removed but in 1996 split into a two-race event with one for four-cycle Briggs lawn mowers and another for modified mowers. The race adopted the "Grand Prix" style in 1970 and has been held in Plank Hill Park ever since. The race structure has once again changed with the addition of another race. The 2010 race will include a superstock race inadditon to the briggs ad modified races.

The Twelve Mile 500 consists of a 15-mile, 60-lap course run on a quarter-mile track in the park, with a maximum of 33 entrants per race. Each participating team consists of a driver, a two-person pit crew and a lap judge, and must meet a speed of approximately 30 mph to qualify.