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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Firefighters extinguish blaze at Anderson funeral home
Firefighters have extinguished a blaze this morning at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Home at Indiana 32 and Rangeline Road.
Coats: Reservoir can't rely on federal funds
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats said proponents of the Mounds Lake Reservoir should not count on federal dollars to fund the $450 million project.
Stone Brewery not locating in Indiana
Three Indiana communities, including Anderson, have been elimininated in their bids for Stone Brewing Co.’s East Coast facility.
Rainy move-in doesn't dampen freshman spirit
In the 14 years he's taken part in freshmen move-in day, Stu Erny, director of Campus Ministries and International Student Services at Anderson University, said this is the first time the weather has been unpleasant.
- Arrest Log: Aug. 22 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on Madison County Jail records.
Local Briefs: Aug. 22
A compilation of news items of local and state interest as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
- Agapios pleads not guilty on 5 felonies Dr. George Agapios, a physician who worked in Pendleton and Anderson, entered a plea of not guilty on five felony charges Thursday in a Hamilton County courtroom.
- Sentence reduced for man convicted of beating victims with bat An Indianapolis man who beat another man with a baseball bat had his sentence reduced on appeal on Thursday.
Prisoner found on roof
A prisoner at the Pendleton Correctional Facility was found on the roof of an administration building, Superintendent Dushan Zatecky said.
Flood advisory issued for Madison County
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis issued a flood advisory for Madison and Delaware counties until 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
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