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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 - 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

  • Live music: April 18 The following listings for live music and other entertainment at area venues are published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    April 17, 2014

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