More meal vouchers available in April
ANDERSON — The Touchpoint A’la Carte, Senior Meal Vouchers that are distributed at the Community Hospital Anderson Education Center have all been distributed for the month of March.
The next distribution date is Wednesday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at the Community Anderson Education Center, 1923 N. Madison Ave. For more information on this program call 298-2533.
Second Harvest Tailgate Friday
ANDERSON — Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at a Tailgate distribution on Friday at the old Delco Remy Plant 18, 2900 S. Scatterfield Road.
The Tailgate will take place in the parking area on the north side of the building. Distribution will be from noon to 2 p.m. while supplies last. For traffic control participants are asked to not line up before 11 a.m. Limit of three families per vehicle.
For more information: email@example.com, 800-886-0882, or www.curehunger.org.
IU Health/Ball host blood drive
MUNCIE — Indiana University Health/Ball Memorial Hospital will host a blood drive in partnership with the Indiana Blood Center from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday in the South Tower Atrium.
Participants may log on to donorpoint.org to make an appointment. Donors should bring photo identification and should have a light snack prior to donating. Juice and cookies will be provided at the donation site.
Participation takes less than one hour and a cholesterol, blood pressure, blood type and iron check are included in the donation process.
Postal rally Sunday
INDIANAPOLIS — Concerned citizens of Indiana will rally Sunday to protect Saturday mail delivery and demand that Congress deliver a better plan to strengthen the Postal Service for the future. The rally will take place at 125 W. South St. at the Downtown Main Post Office at 1 p.m. in downtown Indianapolis.
To learn more about the rally and to RSVP visit: http://action.deliveringforamerica.com/RallyforSixDay.
Crime Watch group meets
ANDERSON — East Side Crime Watch group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the East Side Church of God in the parlor, 2600 E. 5th St. This group includes the neighborhoods of North Anderson, Highland Heights and Park Place.
For questions contact Tammy Reed at 442-0092.
Carmichael’s former home damaged
BLOOMINGTON — The one-time home of Indiana-born composer and band leader Hoagy Carmichael has been damaged by a fire.
The man who owns the Bloomington house where Carmichael once lived hasn’t decided whether the house will be razed or repaired following last week’s fire. Homeowner Eric Terhorst tells The Herald-Times he wasn’t aware the house had a connection to Carmichael.
Carmichael was born in Bloomington in 1899 and went on to write “Stardust,” ‘’Georgia on My Mind,” ‘’Old Buttermilk Sky” and other songs. He died in 1981.
Public defenders to meet
ANDERSON — The Madison County Public Defender Commission will hold its regular first quarter meeting at 4 p.m. in Hearing Room C on the Third Floor of the Madison County Government Center on Thursday, March 21.
More meal vouchers available in April
- Local News
- Women's shelter victim of copper vandalization A cooling system at a women's shelter near Community Hospital was stripped of copper early Tuesday morning.
- Most ACS officials get raises Anderson school administrators got raises approved Tuesday by the Anderson Community Schools board while a contingent of teachers showed up to protest.
- APD: Man charged with battery, allegedly had marijuana, cocaine and alcohol in system Police believe a cocktail of alcohol, cocaine and marijuana might have influenced an incident of alleged battery on Monday morning.
- Frankton council approves raises, mulls utility hike Town employees got a little Christmas present Monday when the Frankton Town Council voted unanimously to approve $1,000 pay increases.
- City replacing Lafayette Township well The Anderson Water Department is planning to replace the existing Rock Well in Lafayette Township to increase the per-minute pumping capacity of the well field.
- Attorney general subpoenaed local death certificates On the day before Michael W. Lockridge Jr. died in 2011, he was prescribed morphine for the first time by a doctor at the Madison County Community Health Center, his fiancee told The Herald Bulletin this week.
- What's Where: Dec. 11 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Wednesday.
- Inaugural Help Portrait event set for Saturday The inaugural Help Portrait Anderson event will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at The Anderson Center for the Arts.
- Federal official to present Affordable Care Act program A presentation on the Affordable Care Act has been set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson Public Library. 111 E. 12th St. The session is open to the public.
- School executive pay on ACS meeting agenda Anderson school administrators and executive staff members could get pay raises as a result of today's 6 p.m. school board meeting.
- More Local News Headlines