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.
Elwood auction to benefit needy
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Parents speak out about mother coaching baseball after gun incident
A decision by the Brooklyn Little League to keep a mother who pulled a gun out during a school meeting in the league as a coach and board member has resulted in some parents taking sides on the issue.
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.
- Rezoning approved for Elks Lodge building With no objections from surrounding property owners, the former Elks Lodge at 1803 Broadway has been rezoned for a planned banquet hall and catering service.
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
Nearly 1,000 fifth- and sixth-grade students attended the Anderson Symphony Orchestra's performance Tuesday during the annual Symphony for Kids concert at the Paramount Theatre.
- 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.
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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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