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May 14, 2013

Local Briefs: May 14

ANDERSON, Ind. — A compilation of local news briefs as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

Masons to move to new facility

MUNCIE — The Muncie Masonic Association is relocating to a new facility adjacent to the Murpah Shrine Club, 3222 E. McGalliard Road, Muncie. The dedication of the new building’s cornerstone will be Saturday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m. and is open to the public.

Multiple groups currently reside on the upper two floors of the downtown building, and the groups will be moving to the new facility this fall.

The new Muncie Masonic Hall will be home to three of Muncie’s Masonic Lodges and its affiliate organizations (the Order of the Eastern Star, Job’s Daughters and DeMolay).  

Legislators to be at Triad meeting

ANDERSON — Madison County Triad will meet 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 16, in the Mounds Mall theater area.

Legislators invited were Sens. Tim Lanane, Anderson; Doug Eckerty, Yorktown; and Luke Kenley, Noblesville; and Reps. Terri Austin and Rep. Jack Lutz, both of Anderson. Each lawmaker will have five minutes for opening statements and then questions will be taken from the audience.

Fresh produce giveaway at facility

ANDERSON — The Anderson Impact Center in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank will have a fresh produce giveaway on Wednesday, May 15, at 2 p.m. (while supplies last) at the Anderson Impact Center, 630 Nichol Ave. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own bags.

Schools have more ISTEP glitches

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Public Schools spokesman John Althardt says the district experienced a disruption Monday and had to briefly suspend the ISTEP exam until the system came back online.

Testing across the state was suspended for two days earlier this month after test administrator CTB/McGraw-Hill experienced disruptions.


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