Branson to speak at AU
ANDERSON — On Tuesday, from noon to 2 p.m., there will be a luncheon and lecture titled “Creationism and Science: A Continuing War” in Kane Dining Room at Olt Student Center.
The presenter will be Robert D. Branson, an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene. In 1976 he received a Ph.D. in biblical studies from Boston University and has taught at Eastern Nazarene College, Warner Southern College (now Warner University) and Olivet Nazarene University.
Cost is $5. For reservations or questions, call the dean’s office at 641-4033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library to offer Irish genealogy class
ANDERSON — Many Americans have Irish ancestors but researching them can be difficult. On Monday, at 6 p.m., Anderson Public Library Indiana Room staff will briefly review the history of Irish immigration to Indiana and talk about the resources that are available—both online and offline—to help you trace your ancestors back to the Emerald Isle.
Class size is limited. Call 641-2456 to register.
Red Hatters to meet for lunch
ANDERSON — The March meeting of the WOW Red Hatters of Madison County will be Saturday at Perkins Restaurant on South Scatterfield Road, Anderson. Lunch will be at 11 a.m.
Contact Jean Leedy at 642-9514 for more information.
Indiana House plans $750K renovation
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s House Republicans are looking to spend $750,000 on renovations to office furniture, new carpeting and ceiling repairs in their Statehouse chamber in the coming years.
The House GOP added the measure to the $30 billion budget it approved last month as a single line item reading only “renovation.” The Associated Press discovered it in a review of the budget Thursday.
Mom accused of selling child for porn
GARY — The FBI says a Gary woman accused of accepting money from a man to allow her young daughter to be used in pornographic photographs appears in one image in which the child is nude.
The 24-year-old woman is charged with selling her child for the production of child pornography and permitting the child to participate in its production.
Thirty-nine-year-old Christopher Bour is charged with purchasing a child for production of child pornography, producing child pornography and possessing child pornography featuring a minor under age 12.
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County cities and towns ready to resume road maintenance
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St. Vincent says it will eliminate some employees, contract associates
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Cat may have caused Chesterfield house fire
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Second drag racing suspect pleads guilty
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State won’t use free lunch program as poverty indicator
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Pacers legends coming to Hoosier Park
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Local Briefs: May 24
A compilation of news items of local and statewide interest as published in the Friday edition of The Herald Bulletin.
Arrest Log: May 24
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on Madison County Jail records.
What's Where: May 24
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