Mayor addresses Historical Society
ANDERSON — Anderson Mayor Kevin Smith will be the speaker at the Madison County Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Monday. Smith will be discussing the current status and potential future of the city of Anderson.
His presentation will be held in the Bowman Room of the History Center, 11 W. 11th Street in downtown Anderson and is open to the public at no charge.
Library to hold staff training
ANDERSON — The Anderson Public Library will open at 1 p.m. Friday, March 22, due to staff training.
The library is open 24 hours a day online at www.andersonlibrary.net.
Geico plans 1,200 jobs in Carmel
INDIANAPOLIS — Geico is announcing plans to bring 1,200 jobs to Indiana and pump millions of dollars into developing a campus just north of Indianapolis.
The Washington, D.C.-based insurance company plans to equip a 109,000 square-foot customer service center in Carmel. Geico Chairman Tony Nicely and Gov. Mike Pence announced the plans Monday at the Carmel site.
Pastor: Faith no factor in deaths
NEW ALBANY — A pastor at a southern Indiana church says a parishioner whose wife and two children were found dead in a creek last week doesn’t believe the family’s faith played a part in their deaths.
Pastor J. Todd Nichols of Greater Faith Church in New Albany tells WHAS-TV that the deaths of 35-year-old Jamie Clutter, 10-year-old Brandon Clutter and 6-month-old Katelyn Clutter have been “very grave and painful” for the church.
Man dies of injuries from cruiser crash
SOUTH BEND — A 19-year-old northern Indiana man has died from injuries he suffered when his car collided with an Indiana State Police cruiser.
The South Bend Tribune and WSBT-TV report 19-year-old Robert Perez of Mishawaka died Sunday.
State police said at the time that Perez’s car entered a rural St. Joseph County intersection March 7 and was struck by the cruiser driven by Trooper William Ennis with its siren and emergency lights on. The 32-year-old Ennis suffered a broken ankle.
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Weather halts tractor repairs
Lawn machine and tractor repair shops could see a major influx of tractors as farmers get ready for spring in the coming weeks. "We've had a backup of tractor repairs," said Todd Sink, a worker at Bendle Lawn Equipment Service & Sales. "With this weather, people haven't been able to get their tractors out of the barn."
- Lathan sentenced for Speedway incident A Figure 8 race car driver, accused of drinking and intentionally crashing into another driver's car at Anderson Speedway, has been sentenced to one year in jail.
- APD hires 6 new officers Six new police officers will be taking the oath to become members of the Anderson Police Department on March 20.
- TN support group to learn about motor cortex stimulation Eden Blair, assistant professor at Bradley University and the Turner School of Entrepreneurship, in Illinois, will be speaking March 15 to the Trigeminal Neuralgia support group about cortex stimulation as a treatment for TN pain.
Clock shift is reminder to change smoke alarm batteries
Hoosiers should change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to daylight saving time this Sunday, urged the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office.
Tax collection woes raise concern among Indiana leaders
A steady decline in tax collections is raising concerns among Indiana budget leaders about the overall fiscal health of the state.
- What's Where: March 8 Local meetings and activities planned for March 8.
- Arrest Log: March 8 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Thursday and Friday, based on Madison County Jail records.
- Local Briefs: March 7 A compilation of news items of local and statewide interest as published in the Saturday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Water main break closes Indiana 38 in Pendleton
A water main break has shut down Indiana 38 (State Street) in Pendleton. The Madison County Emergency Management Agency is on the scene as crews try to get the break under control.
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