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November 30, 2013

Back in the News: Dec. 1

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

10 Years Ago – 2003

Dec. 2 – No matter how many punches are thrown, Madison County real estate is staying the course, real estate officials say. “I think that right now, it is a good time to purchase a home in Madison County,” said Betty Mitchell, owner of Mitchell Company Realtors in Anderson. The latest statistics from the Indianapolis Board of Realtors show that in October, pending sales in Madison County were up 33 percent from a year ago and average sale prices, year to date, edged up slightly.

Dec. 5 – Anderson Mayor-elect Kevin Smith is planning to combine city departments under his administration to reduce operating costs. Smith announced that the Personnel and Insurance and Human Relations Departments will merge after Jan. 1. He said the position of director of human relations, currently occupied by Mildred Powell, will be eliminated. Other staff positions in human relations will then report to the director of the Personnel Department.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Dec. 1 – Plans for the proposed $1.1 million Lynnwood Village subsidized housing complex have cleared their final hurdle. Work on the project is expected to begin in December. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has approved a general construction contract awarded for the project by the Anderson Housing Authority, Shirley Weatherly, housing authority director, said. Lynnwood Village, planned for a six-acre tract of land on the west side of East Lynn Street, will include six buildings with four units each, a community/office building and a playground.

Dec. 5 – The Madison Heights High School C team won the state chess tournament’s senior high school division at Eastside Middle School. The local team had four match points to take the championship. The tournament attracted 265 participants in 66 teams from all over Indiana. “Indiana is one of the stronger states in the nation in scholastic chess,” tournament director Mike Zabawa, English teacher at Southside Middle School, said.

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    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

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    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

  • 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

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