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November 2, 2013

Back in the News: Nov. 3

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

10 Years Ago – 2003

Nov. 4 – It’s been two years since the city of Anderson started its curbside recycling program. From the look of things, the program has helped to decrease the amount of material going to landfills. “For a city Anderson’s size, we’re pretty good,” said Ron Howard, senior account executive for Republic Services of Indiana, the refuse company contracted with the city for trash and recycling pickup. “We have got more participation than I expected. There’s always room for improvement.” According to Paul Baylor, spokesman for city administration, 813 tons of recycling were collected in 2002.

Nov. 5 – Anderson voters threw off 16 years of Democratic rule Tuesday and put Republican Kevin Smith in the mayor’s office. Smith pulled in 8,947 votes to Democrat Bob Rock’s 7,821. “It’s been a wonderful day,” Smith said from Republican Party Headquarters. “I will be in my office at 9 a.m.,” said Smith. “I will begin working on putting together a transition team.” At Democrat Party Headquarters, Rock thanked his supporters while acknowledging defeat. “It was the disgruntled Democrats that attacked this party,” he said. “I’m not happy about it.”

25 Years Ago – 1988

Nov. 3 – An estimated 1,000 visitors toured the Sheraton and Holiday Inns Wednesday during the opening night of the Sixth Annual Business to Business Trade Show. The crowd included company executives, purchasing agents and buyers who reviewed a record 90 exhibits at the show, which continues today. The Business to Business Trade Show is sponsored by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce to encourage local businesses to seek needed products and services within the area.

Nov. 7 – After 6 ½ weeks of trial and nearly 12 hours of deliberations, a Madison County Circuit Court jury pronounced Ronald and Ricky Whitehead guilty of conspiring to deliver cocaine in Indiana. Ronald Whitehead, 56, and his son, Ricky, 25, sat quietly before the jury when Judge Fredrick Spencer called for the verdict. Judge Spencer will sentence the two on Nov. 30. Ron Whitehead could be sentenced up to 250 years behind bars and up to $50,000 in fines, while Ricky could be sentenced up to 100 years and $20,000 in fines.

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  • Community Briefs: July 29 A compilation of community news items as published in the Tuesday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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