Animals safely out when barn burns
FRANKTON — The Pipe Creek Fire Department responded to a barn fire in the 8000 block of W. Ind. 128 at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Pipe Creek chief Steve Corbett said no one was home at the time of the fire. The barn, which measured roughly 10 feet by 20 feet, housed chickens and ducks but all the animals got out in time.
Corbett said the barn was a total loss but firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading despite strong winds. The cause of the fire was under investigation.
Crime Watch meeting tonight
ANDERSON — A citywide Crime Watch meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at City Hall, 120 E. Eighth St.
“This is a combination of several Crime Watch groups and a great way to see what issues all areas of the community are having and how they are dealing with it,’’ according to a press release sent by Kelly Taliaferro of the Anderson Police Department.
Hospital to hold HIP sign-up session
ANDERSON — Community Hospital Anderson will offer a Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) enrollment session to the community on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Anderson Education Center, 1923 N. Madison Ave.
During this session, Community Anderson financial counselors will be available to assist people in signing up for health care coverage through the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). Community Hospital Anderson’s financial counselors can also assist people over the phone or in person, by appointment. Call 298-1775 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Legislators invited to Triad meeting
ANDERSON — Triad has invited local area Indiana legislators to speak at its Triad meeting at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Anderson Mounds Mall. People attending the meeting will be able to ask questions of the Indiana legislators. Issues expected to be brought up are mass transportation, corporate tax breaks and others.