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January 18, 2014

Back in the News: Jan. 19

10 Years Ago – 2004

January 22 — Hispanic children’s art on display at the Anderson Fine Arts Center might build bridges or at least educate some visitors about different cultures. Artwork of 13 Hispanic children taking English as a Second Language classes at Anderson elementary schools is being displayed. “Our purpose was to let our Hispanic children show how they celebrate the holiday,” said Becky Gomez, assistant principal at Robinson Elementary. “The exhibit allows them to express pride in their heritage.”

January 22 — The Madison County Community Corrections advisory board voted Wednesday to close the women’s section of the work release program. The women’s program, which has 18 beds but currently only has six offenders, was never at full capacity. It was unable to cover its costs, said William Riffe, president of the board. The Community Justice Center is suffering a yearly loss of $59,280 in the women’s section.

25 Years Ago – 1989

January 20 — Two outstanding high school seniors are having the time of their lives during the presidential inauguration festivities in Washington, D.C. Robert Nicholson, 18, of Highland High School, and Patrick Reis, 17, of Madison Heights High School, will attend today’s swearing in ceremony of George Bush as 41st President of the United States on the west front of the U.S. Capitol. Nicholson and Reis have been in Washington with 500 other outstanding students from across the country as part of the 1989 Youth Inaugural Conference.

January 22 — On Jan. 11, a multi-agency police task force began keeping a careful eye on Anderson resident Rual S. Hogue. Six Anderson detectives had already begun watching his house a week earlier. Hogue, the suspected “cat burglar” in a two-year statewide investigation, didn’t make a wrong move until Jan. 16. Police were waiting. They arrested him in Greenfield, alleging he broke into a home and stole $70 cash and a new set of bath towels. Police believe he may be responsible for as many as 250 “cat burglar” type break-ins, from Fort Wayne to Evansville.

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  • FEA HB0417 Ghost Hunters Paranormal investigators visit Paramount The Paranormal Answers Research Team, a group of investigators who travel to alleged haunting sites, recently visited the Paramount Theatre to see if the building filled with history is also filled with ghosts.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • FEA - HB0419 - PTP support group - 20 A new kind of support Crystal Everhart’s daughter was only 16 when she announced she was pregnant. The soon-to-be grandmother wasn’t totally sure what to do or who to talk to. At one point, she felt herself start to slip into depression. Nearly three years later, she’s trying to make sure other Madison County grandparents won’t feel the same way.

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

  • Liberty Christian makes changes to annual auction Liberty Christian School is upping the ante for its upcoming Duck-Tacular event. The school’s annual benefit auction is steering away from past forest themes to “Duck-Tacular,” a nod to the popular A&E show “Duck Dynasty.”

    April 18, 2014

  • Davis, Verna mug Verna Davis: Seeking the grown-up version of an Easter basket I'm still enough of a kid to like Easter baskets. I like to fill them and I like to receive them. But this year, I think I want a different kind of Easter basket. A grown-up Easter basket.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Community Briefs: April 19 A compilation of community news items as published in the Saturday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 18, 2014

  • Church News: April 19 A compilation of church news items as published in the Saturday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 18, 2014

  • FEA HB0418 LITTLE BIG TOWN Kathy Griffin to perform at Hoosier Park Emmy and Grammy winner Kathy Griffin will dish about her latest run-ins with celebrities and observations about Hollywood’s elite and popular culture in the Terrace Showroom when she brings her stand-up act to Anderson on April 26.

    April 17, 2014 4 Photos

  • Jazz night comes to Paramount Hopkins and Miller’s Sunset Stomp Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Paramount. The performance is one of the first events for the 27th Annual City of Anderson Little 500 Festival schedule.

    April 17, 2014

  • Community Briefs: April 18 A compilation of community news items as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 17, 2014

  • Weekend Calendar: April 18 Entertainment scheduled at area venues for April 18-20.

    April 17, 2014

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