ANDERSON, Ind. — Temperatures will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s today they will continue to rise as we head toward the weekend. Highs this weekend will be around the 60 degree mark. Spotty showers are expected Sunday, but temperatures will be very nice. We will stay in the 60s for the beginning of the work week. A cold front will push through Tuesday with storm chances and cooler temperatures.
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Students receive the basics at Back to School Festival
The threat of severe weather forced a normally popular back-to-school event indoors. The weather stayed away, but regardless, a few thousand children went home with school supplies they desperately need.
- No electric bill for six months For six months June Allen carefully reviewed her bill from Anderson city utilities, discovering she had not been charged for electric usage since Jan. 1. The problem, she said, started when the city replaced her electric meter with one that was supposed to automatically transmit the readings to the utility for billing purposes.
- ACS teacher fights suspension in federal court An Anderson Community Schools second-grade teacher who was dismissed and placed on paid administrative leave early this year is fighting the school system's teacher evaluation program in federal court saying her constitutional rights of due process were violated because she was not allowed to attend meetings where her classroom performance was discussed and evaluated.
- Shoot's initial hearing scheduled in Circuit Court today A local real estate broker and his long-time employee are scheduled to appear in Madison Circuit Court today and enter pleas in the criminal indictments brought against them last month by Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings.
- Vouchers to be distributed for Senior Farmers Market Vouchers for the Senior Farmers Market will be available through LifeStream Services during special sign-up sessions only. The program enables people 60 and up plus limited people younger to redeem the vouchers for food at local farmers markets.
- What's Where: July 14 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Monday, July 14.
- Negro League Baseball history event on Aug. 22 Baseball historian and famous author Phil S. Dixon of Belton, Mo., will highlight an event titled "The Kansas City Monarchs in our home town" Friday, Aug. 22, at Martin University's Gathertorium.
- Arrest Log: July 14 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Saturday and Sunday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- Former governor Bayh weighs decision to run again Party loyalists longing for a political savior to retake the governor’s office have been waiting on Evan Bayh ever since he abruptly decided to leave the U.S. Senate and political life three years ago. For now, it appears, they’ll just have to keep waiting.
Airman's final journey ends
On Saturday, Airman Howard E. Martin was buried with full military honors in Elwood. Hundreds of people attended the services and many came out of their homes to line the streets for the funeral procession. Martin died in 1952 when the transport plane he was flying in crashed into the side of Alaska’s Mount Gannett, killing all 52 people on board.
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