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August 19, 2013

Local Briefs: Aug. 20

Produce giveaway Wednesday

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

Floyd to speak on human trafficking

ALEXANDRIA — The United Methodist Church located on County Road 400 East, Alexandria, will host a lecture by Kandace Floyd from Alternatives, Inc. of Madison County from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. The church is located off Ind. 28 East to CR 400 E. Turn north to the next intersection. Floyd will speak on human trafficking.

Man hurt in tree stand fall

MARION — A Marion man was hurt Sunday afternoon when he tumbled 20 feet to the ground while installing a tree stand in rural Grant County, Indiana conservation officers report.

Tracy Theurer, 50, was taken to Marion General Hospital after the 2:45 p.m. mishap, which happened in the 7800 block of East County Road 200 South. According to the investigating officer, while attaching the stand to the tree one of his straps broke, allowing Theurer, who was not wearing a safety harness, to fall 20 feet to the ground.

ACLU says Indiana jail still overcrowded despite deal

INDIANAPOLIS — A lawsuit says Vigo County officials are still allowing overcrowding and unsanitary conditions in the county jail despite a 13-year-old settlement.

Records show that officials in the western Indiana county agreed in 2000 to settle a federal lawsuit by limiting the jail population to 268 inmates. But the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana alleges the county hasn't lived up to the agreement, allowing the jail population to swell to 293, according to an October report by the state Department of Correction. That report referred to the jail as "overpopulated."

New state auditor sworn into office

INDIANAPOLIS — Dwayne Sawyer was sworn in as the new state auditor, making him the first black Republican to hold a statewide office in Indiana. The state's chief justice administered the oath to Sawyer during a ceremony Monday at the Statehouse.

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  • Accident.jpg Coroner: Woman dies in Indiana 9 accident

    A woman was killed and two other people were injured in a single-car accident Wednesday after the driver lost control and rolled into a telephone pole on Indiana 9 near Victory Gardens around 6 p.m.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0724 - Messersmith, Justin Man arrested at fair after witnesses say he battered his son A father was arrested at the Madison County 4-H Fair Tuesday night after witnesses said he went too far in disciplining his 4-year-old son.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0715 - Chuck Pagano Pagano breakfast sold out A breakfast with Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is sold out, organizers said Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS - HB0724 - 4-H Fair morning 2 Work starts at sunrise at 4-H Fair With the skies filled with lightning and the threat of rain on the horizon the Madison County 4-H Fairgrounds was mostly vacant at 6 a.m. Wednesday.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • NWS - HB0724 - 4-H fair - 142 Showmanship competition reveals best handler

    With a tug here, a push there, and gentle directional tapping with a small aluminum stick, Savannah Martin of Summitville won Wednesday's Supreme Showman trophy after four rounds directing swine, sheep, goats and steers through various handling exercises.

    July 24, 2014 3 Photos

  • Appeals Court: Pendleton prison worker harassed Indiana's prison agency forced a former female employee to work in a hostile environment at the Pendleton Correctional Facility, a federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled.

    July 23, 2014

  • Ernie's Heart Pet Food Pantry collecting items The community is invited turn its "stuff" into pet food. Ernie's Heart Pet Food Pantry will be collecting "stuff" from downsizing, decluttering and redecorating on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

    July 23, 2014

  • SPT - HB0725 - Colts arrive - JC - 307a.jpg Wayne arrives in IndyCar for Colts Camp

    Ed Carpenter woke up to rain Wednesday morning and briefly worried his big opportunity might be lost. But the two-time Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter's fear proved to be unfounded. He delivered Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne safely to Anderson University at the wheel of a two-seat IndyCar.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Arrest Log: July 23

    Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on Madison County Jail records.

    July 23, 2014

  • What's Where: July 23 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Wednesday, July 23.

    July 23, 2014

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