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July 28, 2013

Back in the News: July 28

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

10 Years Ago – 2003

July 28 – The planned business development center in Anderson will receive $175,000 in additional funding from the federal government. The U.S. House passed the 2004 appropriation bill for Veterans Affairs and the Housing and Urban Development departments which included funding for Anderson. Rep. Mike Pence secured the funding for the center, which in June was officially named the Flagship Enterprise Center. The 40,000-square-foot facility will be used to develop new businesses for the community. Anderson has previously secured $4.5 million for the project.

July 31 – A new president has been named to take iPower Technologies from developing distributive power generators into production for a worldwide market. James E. Luckman takes over as president and chief executive officer of the Anderson-based company, replacing John H. “Jack” Combes. Combes will be vice-chairman of the board of directors. “Luckman’s extensive engine management background is ideal to move us to the next level,” Combes said.

25 Years Ago – 1988

July 29 – Disagreement over distribution of projected revenues from a county-wide food and beverage tax continued during a meeting of area officials. Anderson city leaders scheduled the meeting to inform officials from Alexan dria, Elwood and the Madison County Council of the proposed 1 percent tax and the planned distribution of the tax revenue. Anderson officials have said they would agree to an 80/20 split of the funds and noted an estimated $400,000 per year would be needed to pay off bonds for the construction of a civic center along White River.

July 31 – A rural Anderson man was jailed after his car crashed into the side of a brick house, sending a boy and his bed skidding across a bedroom. Todd E. Johns, 25, was arrested after his 1975 Trans Am crashed into the side of Floyd E. Alford’s brick house in the 2600 block of E. County Road 150 South. Johns was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while suspended, and resisting arrest. Deputies said the boy was not harmed by the event.

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  • Jim Bailey: Gospel singer’s long road to recovery has begun Eighteen months ago, gospel singer and The Perrys manager Tracy Stuffle found himself wrecked by the side of the road, where he struggled to summon help on his cell phone. He had suffered a severe stroke while driving.

    July 30, 2014

  • Community Briefs: July 31 A compilation of community news items as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 30, 2014

  • FEA HB0730 Gordon Brooks Berky strives to unite community through the arts His theater was originally going to be a place where he could perform when he’s not on tour, but then actor and mask maker Doug Berky had a bigger idea: Unite the community through entertainment.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: July 30 A compilation of community news as published in the Wednesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    July 29, 2014

  • FEA - HB0729 - Senior Falls Aging safely in the comfort of her home Marilyn Moneyhun said being totally reliant on others is difficult. "Losing your independence is a shock to your system," Moneyhun, 84, said. "You are not in control anymore."

    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

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