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September 28, 2013

Back in the News: Sept. 29

The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers.

10 Years Ago – 2003

Sept. 29 – Anderson Mayor J. Mark Lawler said he has no intention of asking Police Chief Ed Leonard to step down despite an overwhelming no-confidence vote by the Fraternal Order of Police, which was the first such vote in the history of the union concerning leadership. Lawler said he considered this a personnel matter and would not comment further.

Sept. 30 – A 22-year-old Anderson woman will find out Nov. 7 what her sentence will be for the stomping death of John F. Miller. Amy Whittaker pleaded guilty of aiding, inducing or causing murder, conspiracy to commit robbery resulting in bodily injury and other related charges. Whittaker and her attorney, Mark Maynard, entered the plea Monday after discussing the possible outcomes of a trial, which could have resulted in a life sentence without parole.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Sept. 29 – The Anderson Housing Authority has received a $20,000 federal counseling grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the AHA board of commissioners learned Monday. Hazel Edwards, AHA housing counselor, said the Anderson agency is one of only 31 in a six-state region to receive the grant. The money will be used to reimburse the agency for providing counseling services to clients with regards to housing situations.

Sept. 30 – Churches are too passive in dealing with this nation’s divorce problem, Mike McManus, a syndicated religion columnist, told clergymen in Anderson Thursday. McManus, who writes the column “Ethics and Religion,” addressed a group of about 35 ministers and other counseling professionals and spouses at Anderson University’s Student Center during a luncheon in which he spoke of methods to reduce the divorce rate from 50 percent to 5 percent. The Madison County Citizens for Community Values sponsored McManus’ visit.

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    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: July 29 A compilation of community news items as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 29, 2014

  • FEA - HB0728 - Fresh Orientation - SH Elwood freshmen learn the ways of high school through mentoring program About half the 112 incoming freshmen at Elwood Jr./Sr. High School got a jump on their friends recently by attending a freshman orientation session. Joan Mercer, an English teacher who helped organize the the orientation, said the mentor program, which has been in place for several years, has been effective in new students make the high school transition.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • FEA-HB0727-MCWinery-JC6.JPG Having a wine time

    Cathy Hensley’s never been much of a drinker. It wasn’t something that interested her very much, so it seemed unfathomable that she would ever run a winery. But after her son Eric offered her and her husband, Duke, some wine he made, it changed things.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lanane among LifeStream honorees Dr. Jon Hendrix and Katie Lucas, both of Muncie; Janet Privett, Montezuma, Ohio, and Sen. Tim Lanane (D), Anderson, will be honored during a reception Aug. 7 in Muncie for their work in making a difference in the lives of aging adults and people with disabilities.

    July 26, 2014

  • Community Briefs: July 27 A compilation of community news items as published in the Sunday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 26, 2014

  • FEA HB0727 Homes 0113 Storage solution The key to creating a beautiful home on a budget is to look beyond the intended purpose of an item, and beyond its appearance. Instead, check for sturdiness of the frame, and the functionality of the components.

    July 26, 2014 5 Photos

  • What's Where: July 27-Aug. 2 Local meetings and activities are scheduled this week.

    July 26, 2014

  • Help available locally to navigate health care options If you feel like you’re drowning in the shifting sea of health care options, don’t panic: SHIP, a local Navigator and Life Stream are ready to help.

    July 26, 2014

  • FEA HB0727 Camp Chesterfield Spiritualists' home Camp Chesterfield is one of 10 spiritualist camps in the United States, and the only one of its kind in Indiana. Founded in the late 1800s, It's home to the Indiana Association of Spiritualists and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

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