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Annual Report: Health & Public Service

Annual Report: Health & Public Service
  • Unions in fight for survival

    The role of trade unions in the work force came into question in the past year, and it’s a question that remains unanswered.

    March 27, 2011

  • AR 23_Park Place COG Food Pantry07a.jpg Need increases in county while aid decreases

    Many charitable organizations are reporting that about one-third of the households they have seen in the past year are asking for assistance for the first time.

    March 27, 2011 1 Photo

  • Media trends affect churches

    According to Pastor Jim Lyon of the Madison Park Church of God, the real relevant issue with entertainment is the language that the media present.

    March 27, 2011

  • AR 27_backyard_broadcasting_AR001.jpg Local radio stations let talk of their demise go in one ear, out the other

    Whatever might come next, Donald Boggs, general manager of Christian station WQME, isn’t worried. Radio has weathered television, movies and now the Internet.

    March 27, 2011 1 Photo

  • Dennis B. Robinette

    Former Anderson-Lapel resident Dennis B. Robinette, 64, Murfreesboro, Tenn., died June 19, 2010, at Alive Hospice Residence in Nashville following an eight-month illness.

    June 20, 2010

  • Hungry in the land of plenty ANDERSON, Ind. — Big hearts help fill empty stomachs in Indiana. Stomachs that may once have been growling are fuller thanks to Second Harvest Food Bank north of Muncie. “We grew up together – or at least we grew old together,” jokes Lois Rockhill, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank. Rockhill has been a part of Second Harvest for 21 of its 27 years of operation.

    March 29, 2010

  • Profile: Moran sees bright future for ACS ANDERSON, Ind. — With the recessive economy taking its toll in America, budget cuts are being made across Indiana, causing cities like Anderson to make many changes, especially to Anderson Community Schools. The elementary schools, whose grades normally included K-5, are now being split into an intermediate school; the middles schools are joining together to form one middle school, which will be placed in the current Highland High School. All high schools students will be going to Anderson High School on the city’s south side.

    March 29, 2010

  • Profile: Veteran teacher says cuts have drastically affected education ANDERSON, Ind. — Banter, protest, quarrels breakout and diffuse, then it is time for a recess. No, you are not in a courtroom, you are in Marisa Graham’s kindergarten classroom at Erskine Elementary in Anderson, where she is judge, jury and above all, young mind molder. Graham, a nine-year veteran, is in her fifth year of teaching kindergarten. While her students may bicker over who cut whom in line, Graham is concerned with other cuts, particularly the $300 million made by Gov. Mitch Daniels, which resulted in steep budget cuts.

    March 29, 2010

  • Profile: Firefighters face cuts while offering heroics ANDERSON, Ind. - Despite budget cuts in the city, some departments still have to go the extra mile. It was an overcast day on Nov. 3, 2009, when at 10:05 a.m. the fire department arrived at a burning house located at 240 S. Scatterfield Road. “When we pulled up heavy black smoke was coming from the front door,” says firefighter Kent Helpling. Because Kent Helpling and his partner John Foster entered through the back door and where it was impossible to see anything.

    March 29, 2010

  • Madison County receives health wake-up call ANDERSON, Ind. — The wake-up call went out Jan. 26. The Madison County Community Health Center had invited Indiana Deputy Health Commissioner Loren Robertson to speak during its Ninth Annual State of Health Breakfast at Anderson Country Club in January. His speech was chilling. His message: Madison County residents can expect a shorter lifespan than those living elsewhere in Indiana and throughout the United States.

    March 29, 2010

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