Onward Alliance meeting Saturday
ANDERSON — Onward Alliance will conduct its monthly business meeting Saturday at 10 a.m. at the UAW 662/663 meeting room at the corner of 29th Street and Madison Avenue, Anderson.
The public is invited.
New doctor holding open house
ANDERSON — A “Meet and Greet” open house with new OB provider Dr. Joseph Copeland will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Madison County Community Health Center, 1547 Ohio Ave., Anderson.
Tours of the building will be offered.
Midwives move to new office
ANDERSON — The nurse-midwifery practice affiliated with St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital has moved to 15 W. 19th St., Anderson, the building that also houses the St. John’s Children’s Clinic.
The midwifery practice will now be called the Midwife Center at St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital. Certified nurse-midwives who are in practice at the Midwife Center are Mabrey Chamberlin, Allison Dorris, Ginny Maher and Charlotte Meeker.
As an additional service to women in the community, the Midwife Center will be providing the same free pregnancy tests that are available through the Birthing Center.
Prospective patients may call 608-1332.
AHS Class of 1960 will meet Thursday
ANDERSON — The Anderson High School class of 1960 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Madison County Shrine Club, 2419 White St., Anderson.
Attorney enters plea in building fraud scheme
SOUTH BEND — An Indianapolis attorney indicted on fraud charges involving a northern Indiana building leased to a state agency has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.
Paul J. Page pleaded guilty Friday to felony wire fraud in federal court in South Bend. Page has agreed to testify against real estate broker John M. Bales and Bales’ partner, William E. Spencer.
Two officers suspended over party gunshots
MUNCIE — The Muncie police chief says two officers have served brief suspensions he imposed over gunshots they fired during a Fraternal Order of Police lodge Christmas party.
Police Chief Steve Stewart says Sgt. Brad Wiemer and patrolman Tyler Swain each admitted firing gunshots into a pond outside the FOP lodge on the night of the Dec. 8 party.
Woman admits embezzling $650K
HAMMOND — A northwestern Indiana woman has admitted embezzling more than $650,000 from a title company that employed her.
Laurie Brezinski of Schererville faces up to 10 years in prison when she’s sentenced on one count each of embezzlement and filing a false income tax return.
Onward Alliance meeting Saturday
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FEMA approves disaster aid for 19 counties
After initially rejecting Indiana's request for federal aid following a brutal winter, the Federal Emergency Management Agency approved disaster relief on Tuesday.
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Incumbent challenged by first-time candidate
Kelly Gaskill says she's made numerous improvements in the operation of the Madison County treasurer's office since taking the helm in 2011. But her Republican challenger in the May 6 primary, Micah Mitchell, doesn't shy away from criticizing how Gaskill has run the office.
Symphony for Kids draws Anderson-area students
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- Arrest Log: April 23 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- Saturday auction fundraiser for Misty Eads On Saturday, a fundraiser auction will be held at Florida Station Church of God, 1045 W. 375N, for Misty Eads who has a rare kidney artery disease called polyarteritis nodosa that requires a kidney transplant.
- What's Where: April 23 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Wednesday.
Treasurer candidates want partnerships
Democrats Kathy Mougeotte and Tamie Dixon-Tatum explain how they were inspired to run for a political office. They are opponents seeking their party's nomination for treasurer in the May 6 primary.
Local & State Briefs: April 23
A compilation of local and state news items published Wednesday in The Herald Bulletin.
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