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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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