Ernie’s Heart observes first year
ANDERSON — In celebration of Ernie’s Pet Food Pantry’s first-year anniversary, a party and Doggie Show will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday at 610 S. Scatterfield Road, Anderson.
Ernie’s Wish List is available at Target Stores on Scatterfield Road.
As part of the celebration, the Madison County Humane Society will bring some adoptable dogs to the party. They will also set up a table with their T-shirts and lots of goodies.
For more information call 425-5407.
Middletown Library celebrates with gifts
MIDDLETOWN -- The Middletown Public Library is celebrating National Library Week with a special gift for children and a drawing for adults.
Children visiting the library April 15-20 will receive a special bank. Adults can enter a drawing to win one of four solar hand calculators.
The savings by using a library are impressive. A new hardback novel in stores is now about $30; new DVDs, $25; magazines, $6; yearly newspaper delivery, $100 plus; and children’s storybook, $18. The cost of a library card: free.
Sunday Zumba to benefit Bids for Kids
ANDERSON — Everyone is invited to join in the fun of a Zumba class as funds are raised for Bids for Kids and the prevention of child abuse. Whether a beginner, expert, or never tried it before, you’ll enjoy this fitness at Madison Park Church of God on Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m.
Registration begins at 2:30 p.m. and free child care will be provided. A $10 donation to Bids for Kids is asked for the class. Information regarding the event or Bids for Kids may be directed to 617-5912.
Legion serving salmon patties
ELWOOD — The Elwood American Legion will serve salmon patties on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
Cost is $8 and includes salmon patties, fried potatoes and peas.
The Country Mile Band will entertain from 8 to 11 p.m. No one under 18 years of age is allowed. For more information call 552-1055.
WOW Red Hatters gathering for lunch
DALEVILLE — The April meeting of the WOW Red Hatters of Madison County will be Saturday at Bird’s BBQ on Indiana 67 in Daleville.
Lunch will be at 11 a.m. Come prepared to discuss preferred options for meeting programs in the coming months. Contact Jean Leedy at 642-9514 for more information.
AHS Band to host dinner/dance
ANDERSON — The Anderson High School Band Department will present a dinner/dance, “A Night of Swing,” on Saturday in the cafeteria of Anderson High School.
Featured will be the AHS Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band and the Madison County Area Director’s Jazz Orchestra.
Dinner will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with music and dancing from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. Cost is $11 for dinner/dance; $9 for students; and $6 for the dance only.
Dinner will be provided by Anderson High School Band Boosters including deluxe baked potato bar with soup and salad, breadsticks, dessert, lemonade and coffee. For tickets call the AHS Band Office or contact any band member, 641-2037, ext. 920.
Ernie’s Heart observes first year
- Acting without words Nineteen area students will take a walk down the red carpet Tuesday evening as their film projects premiere at the Paramount Theatre during the WRC Silent Film Festival.
Community Briefs: April 21
A compilation of community news as published in the Monday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Crossing over to Christianity
Tim Hanshew lives by 1 Corinthians 1:18: “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” For the past six years, he has shared that power by carrying a large wooden cross throughout Anderson.
2014 Debutante Cotillion participants
The 11 participants in this year’s Debutante Cotillion Beautillion Militaire were asked a variety of questions, including their influences, words that describe themselves and favorite “words to live by.” The event begins at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive. Call Antoinette Davis at 620-2229 for tickets, which are $270 per table or $30 each.
- Location, location, location When imagining the house of a farmer, people don’t tend to envision the home built by George and Nancy Likens. By pouring time and attention into their haven since they originally constructed the house in 1975, they have created an updated and lovely environment in the perfect setting.
- Theresa Timmons: Dinosaurs run amok at mamaw's house I love my new job as a grandparent. It includes playing imaginary tennis with imaginary tennis rackets, making elaborate tents in the living room, and hair-pulling.
- Reliving the Orestes tornado of 1922 Spring is a time of new life and hope. A time when grass becomes green and flowers begin to bloom. But with the beauty of the season often comes the arrival of devastating storms. The spring of 1922 was no exception to the residents of Orestes.
- Back in the News: April 20 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers. 10 Years Ago – 2004 April 21 – The Edgewood Baptist Church now is completely inside the town limits of Edgewood. The Town Council made it o
- 14th annual dog walkathon at Shadyside Park The Madison County Humane Society will host its 14th annual dog walkathon on Saturday, May 3. The walk will be at Shadyside Park between 8 a.m. and noon (rain or shine.
- Maleah Stringer: Volunteers needed to spend time with shelter animals Shelters can be extremely stressful places for many animals, particularly those who have been in a loving home. This is why we want people to come into the shelter and spend time with our animals — to help keep them adoptable so that when the right person comes along they are ready.
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