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January 29, 2013

Local Briefs: Jan. 30

Elwood auction to benefit needy

ELWOOD — The Elwood American Legion Post 53 will host its first-ever auction at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 to raise money to help needy families in the area. They are currently in search of items and monetary donations.

Donations may be made at the American Legion Post 53, 220 W. Main St., Elwood. Call 552-1055 for local pickup.

Cemetery group meets Wednesday night

ANDERSON — The Madison County Cemetery Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson Public Library, third floor.

Various township pioneer cemeteries will be discussed.

The public is welcome.

Kid identification program offered

NOBLESVILLE — The Noblesville Golden Corral restaurant,  15755 N. Pointe Blvd., will offer the GuardianKIDS I.D. Program.  

The free program will be held Feb. 5 and Feb. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m., and Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For each child participating in the program, parents will receive one Bio-Doc that contains the child’s photograph and accurate fingerprints. The information contained on the Bio-Doc will help the police in recovering the child in the event that he or she goes missing.

Mayor wants armed officers in schools

PERU — The mayor of a north-central Indiana city is pledging his support for a proposal to post armed officers in the city’s schools.

Peru Mayor Jim Walker said Monday during his annual state of the city address that his administration is trying to find funding to pay for five armed guards at the main entrances of Peru’s five schools.

Man accused of killing three goats

ROANOKE — Tanner A. Macy, 19, of Roanoke, has posted bond after being charged with three counts of torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal, a class D felony, and one charge of obstructing justice, also a class D felony.

Uninsured kids to grow Medicaid rolls

INDIANAPOLIS — The analyst hired by the state to estimate the impact of the federal health care law told Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that an unintended consequence could unearth tens of thousands of children who qualify for Medicaid but are not enrolled.

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