The Herald Bulletin

February 7, 2014

Local Briefs: Feb. 8

The Herald Bulletin

---- — Babe Ruth sign-ups moved to library

ANDERSON -- Due to cold weather, Anderson Babe Ruth has changed the location of sign-ups for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Riley room, and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Redbud Room at the Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St.

Information: 393-0665, leave a message.

Mainstage changes audition venue

ANDERSON — Anderson’s Mainstage Theatre will conduct auditions for its 2014 production of “9 to 5: The Musical” from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Central Christian Church, 10th and Jackson streets, and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St.

Contact director Tommy Thomas at to arrange another time if unable to attend regular auditions.

Legion to host Sunday breakfast

LAPEL — The Lapel American Legion will have its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The menu includes eggs (scrambled or fried), sausage gravy and biscuits, fried potatoes, pancakes, French toast, juice, and coffee.

Financial planning for special needs set

ANDERSON — Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs (IN-SOURCE) and Cross Roads United Methodist Church will host a workshop, “Planning for Your Dependent with Special Needs Making Their Future More Secure including Changes to Indiana Home and Community Based Waivers” from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church, 2000 N. Scatterfield Road.

Certified financial planner Gordon Homes will discuss the changes to the Support Services, Autism and Developmental Disability Medicaid Waiver program. The workshop covers legal Issues, including wills, trusts, special needs trusts, and guardianship as well as financial Issues, such as special needs trust funding, Medicaid and SSI.

The workshop and a light supper is free but RSVP is required. RSVP or more information, 374-6777 or

Congregational energy use workshop

MUNCIE — Hoosier Interfaith Power and Light of Delaware County will hold its monthly congregational meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Riverside United Methodist Church, 1201 N. Wheeling Ave., Muncie.

The topic of this month’s meeting will be “Analyzing and Documenting Building Energy Usage.”

A high-level overview of “Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager” will be presented. Information: 289-1826.

State ramps up pothole patching

INDIANAPOLIS — Crews for Indiana’s transportation agency have begun working around the clock to repair countless potholes created by weeks of punishing winter weather.

Gov. Mike Pence says Indiana Department of Transportation crews will work alternating 12-hour shifts, using portable lighting so that their pothole-patching work can continue during nighttime hours.

Pence said INDOT also will activate asphalt plants normally shuttered during the winter to supply local governments with additional patching material.

INDOT has already put in 81,000 man-hours repairing potholes, he said.

Pendleton to interview manager candidates

PENDLETON — Town Council President Robert Jones said the Pendleton Council will meet in executive session on Monday and Tuesday to interview the six remaining candidates. Jones declined to reveal the names of the six candidates until the interviews were over.

The six people remaining were taken from a pool of 28 applications the council received. Three of them will be interviewed Monday and three on Tuesday. Jones has said the council will take as long as it needs to make the right decision.