Elwood auction to benefit needy
ELWOOD — The Elwood American Legion Post 53 will host its first-ever auction at 10 a.m. Nov. 9 to raise money to help needy families in the area. They are currently in search of items and monetary donations.
Donations may be made at the American Legion Post 53, 220 W. Main St., Elwood. Call 552-1055 for local pickup.
Cemetery group meets Wednesday night
ANDERSON — The Madison County Cemetery Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Anderson Public Library, third floor.
Various township pioneer cemeteries will be discussed.
The public is welcome.
Kid identification program offered
NOBLESVILLE — The Noblesville Golden Corral restaurant, 15755 N. Pointe Blvd., will offer the GuardianKIDS I.D. Program.
The free program will be held Feb. 5 and Feb. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m., and Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For each child participating in the program, parents will receive one Bio-Doc that contains the child’s photograph and accurate fingerprints. The information contained on the Bio-Doc will help the police in recovering the child in the event that he or she goes missing.
Mayor wants armed officers in schools
PERU — The mayor of a north-central Indiana city is pledging his support for a proposal to post armed officers in the city’s schools.
Peru Mayor Jim Walker said Monday during his annual state of the city address that his administration is trying to find funding to pay for five armed guards at the main entrances of Peru’s five schools.
Man accused of killing three goats
ROANOKE — Tanner A. Macy, 19, of Roanoke, has posted bond after being charged with three counts of torturing or mutilating a vertebrate animal, a class D felony, and one charge of obstructing justice, also a class D felony.
Uninsured kids to grow Medicaid rolls
INDIANAPOLIS — The analyst hired by the state to estimate the impact of the federal health care law told Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that an unintended consequence could unearth tens of thousands of children who qualify for Medicaid but are not enrolled.
Elwood auction to benefit needy
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Hospital dedicates St. John’s Chapel
St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital renamed its chapel on Tuesday to pay homage to its past. About 70 people attended the dedication service of the newly christened St. John’s Chapel just inside the main lobby doors at the hospital.
Suspected drag racer set to go to trial
A second suspect in a deadly drag-racing incident more than a year ago is about to stand trial.
AHS business class shares downtown vision with city leaders
Mounds Mall would have to be demolished if Mounds Lake Reservoir ever becomes a reality. And Anderson High School business teacher Debra Berry’s marketing class has an idea about where it might relocate: Downtown Anderson.
Boost in education funding won’t benefit all schools
In the budget bill passed by the General Assembly last month, more money is allocated for K-12 education over the next two years, but that doesn’t mean every school will get more dollars.
Local school districts prepare to face funding challenges
Even with a slight increase in state funding projected for the near future, Anderson Preparatory Academy, like many other public schools, will still face financial challenges.
More rain and cooler
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue through today, while temperatures cool down into the upper 70s.
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Rain, hail possible this morning
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather warning Tuesday evening for Central Indiana, including Madison County.
Police: Cameras might help in burglary investigation
An intruder held a juvenile to the ground against his will while another person stole property from the home, according to police reports of a burglary Monday night.
Man pleads guilty to child exploitation, gets 10 years
Daniel E. Ward, 47, received a 10-year, fully-executed sentence in the Department of Correction on Monday after being convicted of two counts of child exploitation and one count of possession of child pornography.
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