Ellsworth rally set for June 12

ANDERSON — A rally to meet and greet Brad Ellsworth, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, will occur on Saturday, June 12, at noon, at the UAW Union Hall, 29th and Madison Avenue.  

The event is sponsored by Madison County Democrat Central Committee and the Madison County UAW CAP Council.  For further information, please contact Bob Stinson, phone, (765) 278-7961.

Noon Exchange  Club will meet

ANDERSON — The Anderson Noon Exchange Club will award the annual Proudly We Hail Award to Rick & Lynn Fields of Collision Cure at their lunch meeting on Tuesday.  The award is part of the Exchange Club Americanism program of service and honors those Americans who display the nation’s banner properly and regularly.

 The Noon Exchange Club meets at the Days Inn on the first three Tuesdays of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Guests are welcome to attend a complimentary luncheon meeting to learn about the programs of Exchange as well as its national mission of child abuse prevention.  Additional information is available at the club website: www.andersonexchange.com or by contacting Bonny Clark at (765) 617-5912.

Defender commission will meet Monday

ANDERSON — The Madison County Public Defender Commission will hold a special meeting in Room 311 of the Madison County Government Center on Monday, June 7, at 4 p.m., for the purpose of budget discussions.

Legion to honor   two members

ALEXANDRIA — Alexander Bright Post 87, American Legion will honor two members whom have been members for more than 60 years at the regular meeting on Monday at the Post Home at 204 E. Berry St., Alexandria.

The two members are William Mehling and Bob Johnson.

Keith Hubbard, post commander, extends an invitation to the post members to attend the dinner at 6:30 p.m. Members may bring a guest for this dinner and meeting.

Call Norman Parr, Post Adjutant if planning on attending the dinner by today, at 724-3472, to make a reservation.

Judge moving chambers to Indiana

BLOOMINGTON — A judge on the federal appeals court in Chicago is relocating his chambers to Indiana University’s Bloomington campus.

Judge David F. Hamilton of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Thursday that his chambers are expected to be relocated to Bloomington by the end of 2010.

Purdue prof’s filter could aid oil cleanups

WEST LAFAYETTE — A Purdue University scientist says a new filter he’s developed could help clean up oil spills like BP’s massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jeffrey Youngblood created a membrane that separates oil from water. He says that in tests mimicking oil spills the filter separated about 98 percent of the oil from water.

Flight attendant

with gun arrested

INDIANAPOLIS — Officials say police arrested a flight attendant after a handgun was found in her purse at Indianapolis International Airport.

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