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March 12, 2014

Local briefs: March 12

March 16-22 is weather prep week

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence has proclaimed March 16-22 as severe weather and flood safety preparedness week in Indiana.

The National Weather Service will conduct a statewide test of communication systems on March 20 between 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. and between 7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

The weather service recommends that all Indiana residents plan for and be ready to respond to extreme weather events.

AHS Class of 1947 to meet

ANDERSON — The Anderson High School Class of 1947 is holding its monthly luncheon Thursday at 11:30 a.m at Perkins Restaurant on Scatterfield Road. The St. Mary’s Class of 1947 is invited to join them. All classmates and friends are welcome.

Madison County tea party to meet

ALEXANDRIA — The tea party of Madison County will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Emery Lee Auditorium at Beulah Park, 420 E Fourth St.

Mike Miller, Republican candidate for Madison County recorder, and Republican sheriff candidates Bruce Dunham and Tony Boze will be the featured speakers.

AHS Class of 1960 sets lunch

ANDERSON — The Anderson High School Class of 1960 will have its monthly luncheon on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon will be held at Shouts at Coopers Sport Bowl, 1920 E 53rd St.

Volunteers still offering help

KOKOMO — Volunteers in the Kokomo area are trying to get word out that they are available to help people still trying to recover from two tornadoes and severe storms that hit the city in November.

The volunteers are part of the long-term recovery team established after the Nov. 17 tornadoes to help clean-up and aid people in need. United Way of Howard County communications director Beth Rattray says people needing help should call 211. Rattray says there is still a lot of work to do, saying volunteers are still seeing homes with tarps on roofs.

Gary to hold school improvement meeting

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