Genealogy class set for Monday

ANDERSON — The Genealogy Department of the Madison County Historical Society is having a beginning genealogy class at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the Bowman Room at the History Center, 11 W. 11th St., Anderson.

The class will include how to start research, what forms to use, the records to use, terminology used by all genealogists, the correct form of dates and the problems in finding names of women.

There is no charge.

Information: 683-0052.

Classes of ‘59 to gather for lunch

ANDERSON — Area members of Anderson High School, Highland High School and Madison Heights High School classes of 1959 will meet Tuesday from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Art’s Pizza, 2027 Broadway St.

Information: Ann Shaffer, 274-1619 or Bob Jackson, 642-4049.

Witness threat yields 13-year sentence

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for threatening a federal witness with a sawed-off shotgun following his mother’s drug-related arrest

Logan Mediate, 21, was sentenced Thursday. Mediate had pleaded guilty to tampering with a federal witness and possession of a sawed-off shotgun in furtherance of a crime of violence.

3 counties studied for wind farms

RICHMOND — A Texas-based company that develops wind farms is eyeing parts of three east-central Indiana counties as possible sites for one or more wind farms.

Representatives of Houston-based EDP Renewable told the Wayne County commissioners this week the company will study parts of Wayne, Randolph and Henry counties as possible wind farm locations.

$2M donation nets name on entryway

BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University has announced the new south entryway to its basketball arena will be named after a Bloomington attorney who contributed a $2 million gift.

The school said that the entryway to Assembly Hall will be dubbed the Ken Nunn Champions Plaza when the renovated stadium reopens in the fall of 2016. Nunn estimates he’s missed only a handful of Indiana men’s basketball games throughout the past four decades.

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