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April 11, 2013

Local Briefs: April 12

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.

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