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September 5, 2013

Local Briefs: Sept. 5

Small business meeting is today

ANDERSON -- Local small business owners are encouraged to attend a town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. today at the Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St. The meeting, conducted by members of the Indiana General Assembly’s Small Business Caucus, is one of many taking place across the state to discuss issues small businesses are facing.

Socrates Cafe sets meeting

ANDERSON -- Socrates Café, a local discussion group, meets each month at the Madison County History Center.

If you would like to join in to discuss a variety of thought-provoking questions, come to the next Socrates Café, Monday, Sept. 9, from 7-9 p.m. at the Madison County History Center, 7 W. 11th St. Past members and new people are always welcome. There are no dues, membership requirements, or other obligations. For more information, email Socrates.Cafe.Anderson@gmail.com or call Mike at 387-7656.

High school cleaning after skin infections

CARMEL — Officials at one of Indiana’s largest high schools say sports locker rooms have been cleaned after two students were found to have the staph infection MRSA. Carmel High School officials sent a letter to parents Tuesday telling them of the skin infections at the school of nearly 4,700 students. Officials said a locker room was believed the source of the bacteria.

Court orders review of inmate’s sanity

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana man who was sentenced to death in the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman has been given time to prove he’s too mentally ill to be executed.

The Indiana Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a lower court to review Michael Dean Overstreet’s claim. The justices said a U.S. Supreme Court decision makes it illegal to execute a person who is severely mentally ill.

Overstreet was convicted in 2000 of abducting, raping and killing Kelly Eckart of Boggstown in September 1997. Eckart was abducted and as she was coming home from work. She was found strangled in a ravine in Brown County with a bullet wound in her head.

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