Anderson Christian to honor vets
ANDERSON — Anderson Christian School will honor U.S. military veterans at its annual program Monday at 2 p.m. in the school auditorium. The community is invited.
By noon Friday, those wishing to provide information about veterans that should be included on the Anderson Christian School Wall of Honor should email firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should include the veteran's name and rank, military branch, and where and when the veteran served. It should also indicate whether the veteran will be in attendance Monday and whether the veteran is related to any past or present Anderson Christian School student or staff member.
Stepmom of caged boy loses appeal
CROWN POINT — The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the 35-year neglect sentence for a Gary woman in the death of a stepson who was starved, beaten and kept in a dog cage.
The appeals panel decided 3-0 Wednesday to reject Kimberly Kubina's claims, including that the judge ignored the woman's mental illness and remorse and failed to consider her suffering as a victim of spousal abuse.
Residents cool to garage sale regulations
KENDALLVILLE — A northeastern Indiana city's proposal to require a $5 permit for garage sales isn't sitting well with residents who say it would be an intrusive tax on free enterprise.
Kendallville City County Councilman Jim Dazey presented the proposed ordinance Tuesday night, saying it's in response to complaints about homeowners running continuous garage sales. The proposal includes requiring a permit and a $5 permit fee for a garage or yard sale and limiting each permit holder to three such sales a year.
Plaque to Marine to be replaced
MICHIGAN CITY — The cousin of a northern Indiana Marine honored with a posthumous Medal of Honor for heroism during the Vietnam War says he hopes an error-filled plaque about his cousin is replaced by next year.