Tri Kappa fundraiser at restaurant
ANDERSON — Tri Kappa will host a fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Garfield’s Restaurant at Mounds Mall, 2109 S. Scatterfield Road.
Ten percent of all meal receipts will be donated to the Tri Kappa chapter in Anderson.
Proceeds will help to fund scholarships for local high school seniors.
Heritage Days group hosts breakfast
FRANKTON — The Frankton Heritage Days Committee will host a fundraiser breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Heritage Days Building.
Cost is $3.50 for adults and $2 for children under 12. The menu will include biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and potatoes, coffee, milk and juice.
Ax-wielding man damages clinic
INDIANAPOLIS — Southern Indiana police have arrested a man who allegedly used an ax to smash windows and damage computers at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Bloomington.
Bloomington police arrested 27-year-old Benjamin D. Curell on Thursday on preliminary burglary and criminal mischief charges.
Ex-Indiana Guard employee indicted
INDIANAPOLIS — A former Indiana National Guard employee faces federal charges alleging that she bilked the agency out of more than $200,000 by making unauthorized purchased of everything from jewelry to household appliances.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says 51-year-old Angela Watson of Indianapolis was indicted Thursday on wire fraud charges for allegedly using her position as a program analyst to make those purchases.
Man removed items before home blast
INDIANAPOLIS — Search warrants show a man accused of rigging a fatal house explosion in Indianapolis removed his personal belongings from the home a week before the blast.
Records released Thursday also show police sought cellphone records that would confirm a Nov. 2 phone call in which Mark Leonard allegedly told a friend his house had exploded. That call came a week before the actual Nov. 10 blast, following an alleged failed first attempt to destroy the home.
Orphaned beaver needs home
BLOOMINGTON — A southern Indiana wildlife rescue group is seeking a permanent home for a beaver found orphaned at 3 weeks old. The beaver now named Lily has lived at WildCare Inc. for a year. Lily is half grown and weighs 20 pounds.
WildCare expects to keep the beaver another year until she is full-grown. But general manager Jennifer Cunningham says Lily has metabolic bone disease and can’t be returned to the wild.
The group is seeking a sanctuary, a zoo or another rehabilitation center with more room and staff to take Lily.
Tri Kappa fundraiser at restaurant
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Beef, dairy entries handle the heat
For some 4-H'ers in the beef and dairy shows at the Madison County 4-H Fair, one cow can be a handful. Then there's Jeron Mason who was just one cow short of a literal handful.
- Madison County grad rates and test scores improve, but still lag state High school graduation rates and standardized test scores in English, math and science all improved among public school students in Madison County from 2009 to 2013, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
- Travel restrictions on Interstate 69 this weekend During at least the next eight weekends, travel north of Anderson on Interstate 69 will be restricted as damaged concrete is repaired.
- Senior housing request continued A request for final plat approval for a senior housing development on property near Madison Park Church of God was continued Tuesday. The Anderson Plan Commission could not consider the request because of a lack of a quorum to conduct business.
- Arrest Log: Julyu 23 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- What's Where: July 23 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Wednesday, July 23.
- Cellular Connection to host backpack giveaway Residents in Anderson will benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign on Aug. 2.
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- Street Department purchases 2 pickup trucks The Anderson Street Department received approval to buy two Dodge Ram pickup trucks on Tuesday.
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