The Herald Bulletin

October 10, 2013

Local Briefs: Oct. 10


The Herald Bulletin

---- — 4-H Farm Toy show to be Saturday

ALEXANDRIA — The first ever Madison County 4-H Farm Toy Show will be from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 4-H building at the fairgrounds in Beulah Park.

Admission is $2 and children 12 and under will be admitted free. There will be door prizes and food.

Information: Cameron Farmer 617-9547.

Walk raises more than $42,000

ANDERSON — Hundreds of residents from Madison, Delaware, Henry, Grant, Blackford and Jay counties joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s and united in a movement to reclaim the future for millions Saturday at Shadyside Memorial Park.

Totals are being finalized, but initial numbers indicate that participants raised more than $42,000 to fund Alzheimer’s care, support and research programs.

The Indianapolis Walk to End Alzheimer’s is this Sunday at Military Park in downtown Indianapolis.

Information: (800) 272-3900.

Civilian Review board meets Friday

ANDERSON — The Anderson Civilian Review will host a board meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in the Community Development meeting room of the City Building, 120 E. Eighth St.

Second Harvest tailgate next week

ELWOOD — The monthly Second Harvest Food Bank tailgate in Elwood will be held Wednesday, Oct. 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church,1306 South A St., from 2 to 4 p.m. or while supplies last.

Cars should enter the parking lot from South A Street and exit on Main Street.

Information: foodbank@curehunger.org or www.curehunger.org.

AHS Class of ’47 to host luncheon

ANDERSON — The Anderson High School Class of ’47 will have its monthly luncheon today at 11:30 a.m. at Perkins Restaurant.

All class members and friends are invited.

Lawmaker not seeking re-election

INDIANAPOLIS — Another longtime Republican state senator says he won’t seek re-election next year.

Sen. Allen Paul of Richmond announced Wednesday he won’t seek an eighth term in his eastern Indiana district. The announcement follows a similar one by Sen. Tom Wyss of Fort Wayne last month.

Paul says that after serving 27 years in the Senate, he wants to focus his time on new endeavors and his family.

Judge OKs plea deal in freezer body case

KOKOMO — A judge has accepted a plea agreement in which a man will admit reckless homicide and cocaine possession charges in the slaying of a friend whose body he stuffed inside an unplugged freezer.

An amended deal accepted Wednesday leaves the sentencing of 53-year-old Walter Logan up to a judge. The Kokomo Tribune reports the deal previously called for a maximum 20-year sentence.

Prosecutors agreed to drop murder and criminal confinement charges in the November slaying of 29-year-old Alex Shipp.