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September 7, 2013

Back in the News: Sept. 8

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

10 Years Ago – 2003

Sept. 9 – Residents of Madison County whose homes and property were damaged by the rain and flooding during and after Labor Day weekend are now eligible to apply for federal disaster funds provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Madison County is one of 21 Indiana counties eligible for assistance. “As of now, there are 350 homes, businesses and apartments that were damaged within the city, and the number is still growing,” said John Kinley, deputy director of the Anderson Emergency Management Agency.

Sept. 10 – Concerned that Anderson is losing its history and traditions, resident Dan Sayers is leading an effort to name the downtown park after the Remy brothers. The city named the park the Anderson Town Center in 2002, but Sayers, 76, would like it to be renamed to honor Frank and Perry Remy, who created the magneto at the site and revolutionized the automobile industry. The Park Board is considering the proposal.

25 Years Ago – 1988

Sept. 11 – The Madison County Junior Miss program has a new sponsor, but there is some question about the future of the Miss Anderson Pageant. The city’s three Exchange Clubs’ pageant committee has sponsored the Miss Anderson pageant for the past 22 years. Recently, the Exchange Club applied for the county program, and was awarded it, leaving the Miss Anderson Program on the back burner for now, said club member Bob Sherman.

Sept. 13 – A 26-year-old Anderson man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for a teenager’s slaying. A Madison County Superior Court 3 jury convicted Ronald G. Robinett Jr. in the beating death of 13-year-old Karen Marie Clark. Jurors had deliberated for 20 hours before reporting their guilty verdict to Judge Thomas Newman Jr. On Monday, Robinett continued to claim his innocence.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Back in the News: July 27 The Herald Bulletin looks back at stories from the Anderson Daily Bulletin and The Anderson Herald newspapers.

    July 26, 2014

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