The Herald Bulletin

July 31, 2013

Local Briefs: July 31

The Herald Bulletin

---- — Discussion: Living the good life in Pendleton

PENDLETON — Is Pendleton an exurb, an edge city or a suburb of Indianapolis? Does it matter? This panel discussion will be a conversation between Don Henderson, president of the Pendleton Town Council; Bruce Hetrick, a new Pendleton resident and writer for the Indianapolis Business Journal; and Tim McClintick, assistant planning director for the town.

The discussion will be held at the Pendleton Community Public Library, 595 E. Water St., on Saturday at 10 a.m. Reservations will be appreciated. RSVP to the library at 778-7527 or email

Cemetery board meets at library

ANDERSON — The Madison County Cemetery Commission will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Anderson Public Library, third floor.

Various township pioneer cemeteries will be discussed. The public is welcome.

Civilian Review Board to meet Aug. 8

ANDERSON — The Civilian Review Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at Ollie D’s, 2441 W. 25th St.

Men’s group to host annual breakfast

MARKLEVILLE — The East Christian Church men’s group will host its annual breakfast in the Markleville Community Park Shelter House during the Markleville Jamboree from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday. The park is located on Indiana 38.

Breakfast includes sausage gravy and biscuits, eggs, juice and coffee. Cost is $5 for those 11 and older and $3 for those 10 to 3 and under 3 free.

Health Fair set for Saturday at APA

ANDERSON — The Minority Health Coalition of Madison County will present the Anderson Black Expo Community Health Fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at Anderson Preparatory Academy, 2200 W. 22nd St. (former Westvale School).

There will be health screenings, Zumba and raffles.

For more information, call Danisha Jones at 641-8075.

Kids Crusade program begins tonight

ANDERSON — Kids Crusade will take place nightly from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today through Friday at New Covenant Ministry Center, 1224 E. 44th St.

This program is designed for children ages 5-12.

Along with the ministry of Terry Owens of Fort Wayne, there will be music, magic, games and fun.

INDOT awards $2.5 million for project

ANDERSON —The Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded $2,566,156 to Primco Inc. of Fort Wayne for road reconstruction and bridge rehabilitation on County Road 300 East — a Local Public Agency project planned and partially paid for by Madison County.

The LPA project begins 1,350 feet north of U.S. 36 and extends to County Road 600 South, a distance of .66 miles.

The Federal Highway Administration provides 80 percent of the funding for LPA projects. Madison County will be responsible for 20 percent in matching funds.

Primco’s was the lowest of seven bids submitted, INDOT said in a release.