The Herald Bulletin

November 20, 2013

Local Briefs: Nov. 20


The Herald Bulletin

---- — Help needed for holiday dinner

ANDERSON — The Gospel Highlight Radio Broadcast is looking for volunteers to help with its 31st annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner. The dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m..

Volunteers are needed in the days leading up to Thanksgiving to help prepare food, unload food and set up tables and chairs. Volunteers are needed on the day of the event to help with last-minute setup, serving and delivering to the sick and shut-ins. A cleanup crew is also needed afterward. Donations of food and money are also welcome.

Donations can also be mailed to Gospel Highlight Broadcast, P.O. Box 3006, Anderson, IN 46018. Checks should be made out to “Thanksgiving Day Dinner.”

Information: James Warner at 643-6257 or 606-6099.

McFarland to speak to County Tea Party

ANDERSON — The Madison County Tea Party will have guest speaker Stephanie McFarland at its 6:30 p.m. Thursday meeting at the FOP Lodge, 2614 Mounds Road.

McFarland will speak about the EPA’s crusade to destroy the coal industry, the goal and regulations meant to shut down coal-fired electricity.

Jeff King will speak on “The Rise and Fall of the Eagle: America Reclaiming Its Commitment to God.”

Triad to host health care forum

ANDERSON — Madison County Triad will host an Affordable Care Act meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Mounds Mall in the theater area. Representatives from both Anderson hospitals and the Madison County Community Health Center will make presentations and answer questions about how the new act.

Adult ed prep classes offered

ANDERSON — Anderson Community Schools will offer Adult Education preparation classes for the new High School Equivalency Assessment (HSEA), along with Adult English Language classes, Education Refresher classes for College and Careers, and Basic Skills classes for the 2013-14 school year. Anyone interested in taking an Adult Education or HSEA class must attend a one-hour orientation and take a three-hour pretest to establish learning levels.

Orientation and pretesting will be held at 1600 Hillcrest Ave. The next orientation date is Monday. Times for the orientation are 9 to 10 a.m. or 6 to 7 p.m.

Information: 641-2121.

Police arrest 4 for looting liquor store

KOKOMO — Kokomo police say they’ve arrested four people for looting a tornado-damaged liquor store.

Witnesses tell police they saw the four people with backpacks exiting Soupley’s liquor store Monday afternoon and leaving the area in an orange car. Police stopped a matching vehicle a few blocks away and recovered about $100 worth of alcohol believed taken from the store.

Police pursuit ends in fatal crash

CHURUBUSCO — Authorities say a northeastern Indiana police pursuit ended with the suspect dying when his car crashed into a tree and ejected him.

Indiana State Police say the crash Tuesday afternoon killed 26-year-old Tristan Andrew Bender of Churubusco, who was trying to elude the Churubusco town marshal when his car went off the left side of the road and struck a tree head-on.