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May 20, 2013

Local Briefs: May 21

Libraries to be closed Monday

ANDERSON — Anderson Public Library will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The Main Library will reopen Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., and the Lapel Branch will reopen at 10 a.m.

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The Middletown Library will be closed Monday in observation of Memorial Day, according to Director Teresa Dennis. It will reopen Tuesday, noon to 8 p.m.

Fresh produce giveaway Tuesday

ANDERSON — A fresh produce giveaway will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today (while supplies last) at the Madison County Community Health Center, 1547 Ohio Ave.

Man fatally shot in southern Indiana

RAMSEY — Authorities say a man was found fatally inside a southern Indiana home.

The shooting was reported about 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Harrison County town of Ramsey, about 20 miles east of Louisville, Ky. Indiana State Police say a trooper arriving on the scene found a woman on the front porch of the home and a man inside the house with a gunshot wound. The man died at the scene.

4-H considers smoke-free campus

LOGANSPORT — The 4-H fairground may consider going smoke-free in time for the Cass County fair.

Members of the fair board heard a presentation last week from the tobacco cessation group of Better Health of Cass County about the health effects of second-hand smoke. Board members said they may vote on the measure at their May 28 meeting.

Currently, smoking is prohibited in the buildings or barns.

Charter school students in limbo

FORT WAYNE — Parents of students enrolled in charter schools that Ball State University decided not to renew are hoping the schools find new sponsors so they don’t have to move their children.

Ball State cited poor academic performance when it withdrew its sponsorship of charters including three Fort Wayne schools.

The Journal Gazette reports  the three schools whose charters weren’t reauthorized enroll more than 1,500 students and employ about 85 teachers.

Ex-Indy councilman gets two years for fraud

INDIANAPOLIS — A former Indianapolis City-County Council member and minister was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for helping squander a doctor’s $1.7 million charitable donation in just over a month on luxury vehicles, jewelry and vacations.

Paul Bateman, 58, insisted that his intentions were pure when he convinced Dr. Arthur Sumrall to donate his life savings to the Russell Foundation, a charity founded by the alleged mastermind of the scheme, Michael Russell.

Hesburgh celebrates 70 years as a priest

SOUTH BEND — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who served as president of the University of Notre Dame for 35 years, will mark his 70 years as a priest by taking part in a Jubilee Mass on Friday, the day before he turns 96 years old.

Hesburgh is one of 22 members of the Congregation of Holy Cross celebrating anniversaries of ordination during the Mass at 4 p.m. Friday at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the Notre Dame campus. Hesburgh was ordained on June 24, 1943, and became president of the university nine years later at the age of 35. He retired in 1987.

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  • South Madison superintendent contract OK'd South Madison Community Schools officials Thursday unanimously ratified a new three-year contract for Superintendent Joe Buck, and approved textbook fees for middle and high school students.

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  • Brown awarded $25,200 settlement A federal jury issued a split verdict in the discrimination case filed by Jack Brown against the city of Anderson that alleged violations of his free speech rights and the American Disabilities Act.

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  • Anderson, Alexandria and Elwood receive grants to tear down abandoned houses Three Madison County cities — Anderson, Alexandria and Elwood — received state grants that will be used to tear down abandoned, dilapidated houses.

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  • Arrest Log: July 25 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on Madison County Jail records.

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  • What's Where: July 25 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Friday, July 25.

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  • Support breakfast at Cross Roads Through The Eyes of Special Kids will host its support breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 2000 N. Scatterfield Road.

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    A second person has died from injuries following an accident Wednesday on Ind. 9. Clayton Crumley, 21, died at IU Health Methodist Hospital, officials said Thursday.

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