The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

Local News

March 16, 2013

Local Briefs: March 16

NAACP Youth meeting Sunday

ANDERSON — The Anderson/Madison County Youth Council of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) invites all youth of Anderson to its first meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Branch office, 1015 W. 15th St.

For more information contact Maureen Duncan at 765-278-2015 or email her at Maureen.c.duncan@gmail.com.

St. Patrick’s Party Monday

ANDERSON — The annual Knights of Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Party is set from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday at the lodge, 1225 Main St.

Irish stew, black bread and green beer will be served with entertainment by The Big Red Rocker, Rick Forsythe. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Safe Place Week begins

BLOOMINGTON — National Safe Place Week begins Sunday as a way to raise awareness of the importance of youth safety and providing safe places for people in crisis situations.

Last year in Monroe County, 58 local youths were served through the Safe Place program. For more information about the Safe Place program, please contact 812-349-2507 or visit www.youthservicesbureau.net.

Irsay helps students get to Disney

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is helping musicians from a city high school cover the costs of a trip to perform at Walt Disney World in Florida.

The 54 Arsenal Tech students were chosen in December to perform during the park’s Magic Music Days, but many couldn’t afford their share of the $42,000 trip.

IPS officials say Irsay gave the school a check Friday to cover the remaining costs.

Purdue Calumet faces $4M deficit

HAMMOND — Purdue University’s northwestern Indiana campus is closing an academic center and may shutter a child care center for students and staff to help it weather a $4 million deficit.

Purdue University Calumet spokesman Wes Lukoshus says the university won’t accept students this fall at its Academic Learning Center in Merrillville as it weighs the future of the $9 million center that opened in 2005.

Lukoshus says the school’s full-time enrollment fell 11 percent last fall.

Valpo doctor accused of assaulting patient

VALPARAISO — A physician is facing sexual battery charges alleging that he assaulted a female patient on two occasions at his northern Indiana office.

Forty-five-year-old Jose Agusti of Chicago was taken into custody Thursday and charged with felony criminal deviate conduct and two counts of sexual battery.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • NWS-HB0419-IvyTech-JC2.JPG Work begins on new Ivy Tech facility

    Motorists driving on East 60th Street near Columbus Avenue will notice heavy machinery working in preparation for a new educational facility in Anderson.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mother charged with possessing a gun at school enrolls child elsewhere Bonnie Trahan says her first priority is her son after incident that led to her facing charges of possessing a handgun on school property.

    April 18, 2014

  • NWS - HB0419 - Bicycle follow - JC 3 Highland staff, students donate more than $1,500 to help classmate's family

    Despite being a fresh face in the halls, students and staff honored Suncerria's memory this week raising more than $1,500 in cash donations and $300 in gift cards as well as a food basket to support her family through their grief.

    April 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Many schools see increases in IREAD scores More Madison County schools reported preliminary IREAD-3 test results Friday and, for the most part, officials were pleased with the results.

    April 18, 2014

  • Ivy Tech extends deadline for ASAP Ivy tech Community College is extending the application deadline for a special program that allows students to earn an associate degree in 11 months.

    April 18, 2014

  • NWS-HB0420-eggdrop-30.jpg Helicopter aids in Easter egg drop

    Four months of planning was gone in about one minute on the Lapel football field Saturday as The River Church held its third annual Easter egg drop. Church pastor Tyson Priest found out more than 22,000 plastic eggs don’t last long when hundreds of local children are racing to pick them up as quickly as possible. But he didn’t seem to mind.

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0420 - Funderburk - 04 Man tries to restore father's tainted legacy When news broke earlier this month that the Anderson Dental Clinic had been shut down and several employees, including owner Sally Metzner, had been arrested, Mark Funderburk's main concern was the patients. "A lot of them kept going there because of my dad even after he passed away," he said. "And they didn't deserve this."

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wagons for Warriors asks for donations

    The Pendleton American Legion post is accepting donations for a project called Wagons for Warriors.

    April 19, 2014

  • Mounds State Park hosts birding weekend featuring live hawk Mounds State Park will go to the birds April 25-27 as the park hosts “Bird the Mounds.”

    April 19, 2014

  • Tim Kean: Can we have a 'A New State of Mind?' I have recently read some great articles about people coming together to make a difference in the lives of children facing food insecurity. The collective effort of a group can provide some much-needed food to kids who may not have a meal when they return home from school or during the weekend.

    April 19, 2014

March Staff Photos


Buy and browse more photos from The Herald Bulletin

More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
Auto Industry Book
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Facebook