Presidential trivia meeting topic
ANDERSON — The Women’s League of The Anderson Center for the Arts will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the arts center, 32 W. 10th St.
Stephen Jackson, Madison County historian, will present the program “Presidential Trivia.”
Refreshments will be served prior to the meeting and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call 649-1248 or visit www.andersonart.org.
Yates speaker at historical meeting
ANDERSON — Monday, at 7 p.m., Gene Yates, a decorated World War II veteran who served with the 11th Airborne Division in the Pacific, will be the speaker at the Madison County Historical Society meeting. Yates will discuss the raid on Los Banos, an internment camp for civilians and militaries in the Philippines during the war.
The presentation will be in the Bowman Room in the History Center, 11 W. 11th St., and is open to the public at no charge.
Winter birdwatching in Indiana lecture
ANDERSON — The Madison County Master Gardeners Saturday Lecture Series will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in the Miami Room of Anderson Public Library, 111 E. 12th St.
Scott Andersen of Seedy Sally’s will speak on the art of winter birdwatching in Madison County. There is no admission charge.
For more information, call 641-9514 or email to email@example.com.
Indiana 28 remains closed at Elwood
ELWOOD — Closure of Indiana 28 for emergency repairs at Elwood is expected to continue through next Wednesday. Northbound and southbound left turns from Ind. 13 at Ind. 28 are now prohibited.
The highway has been closed since a Feb. 14 water main break. The hole is being filled and aggregate put in place as a temporary repair. Restoration of asphalt lanes will be done later.
I-69 lane restrictions set near Fort Wayne
FORT WAYNE — Traffic in the right lanes of northbound and southbound Interstate 69 near the Union Chapel Road interchange in Allen County will see intermittent lane restrictions each day from 7 a.m. until about 5 p.m. March 1, according to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
Rare World War II cartoons shown
INDIANAPOLIS – Rare “Private Snafu” U.S. military training films will be shown March 1 at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library in Indianapolis. The short films are for mature audiences and were created to convey information to soldiers with low reading skills.
The character of Private Snafu was created by film director Frank Capra and voiced by the legendary Mel Blanc, who provided the voice for cartoon star Bugs Bunny. Many episodes were written by Theodore “Dr. Seuss” Geisel.
Fort Wayne fort needs new roof
FORT WAYNE — A nonprofit group that operates a reproduction of Fort Wayne’s early 19th century fort is seeking donations to help replace its worn-out roof.
The timber-framed building opened in 1976 during the nation’s bicentennial.
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Wounded veteran gets a new home
Tim Senkowski is looking forward to eating Thanksgiving dinner with his family in his new home.
Study reflects local hospital costs on par
It’s hard to say what’s worse — being hospitalized, or the bill that follows.
But in some places, that bill might be a bigger hit than others: Say, Monterey Park, Calif., for example, where an inpatient being treated for heart failure could expect to pay as much as $18,502 — about twice the average between Madison County’s Community Hospital Anderson and St. Vincent Anderson Regional.
Arrest log: May 18
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Thursday and Friday, based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges.
Willowcrest Park ‘first of its kind’
A vision Rob Loose conceived 11 years ago became reality Friday.
Loose, the president of Loose Funeral Homes and Crematory, christened The Gardens at Willowcrest Park, the state’s first stand-alone cremation garden. Loose and his wife Jane hosted the opening ceremony behind the funeral home and next to the new garden.
Ravens run into buzzsaw in Round 1 of Div. III Softball World Series
Anderson University's softball team lost its first game of the NCAA Div. III Softball World Series 8-1 to Luther University (Iowa) today in Eau Claire, Wis.
Anderson man charged with sexual battery
A suspect was in custody Friday night after he was accused of sexually touching a woman while she was sleeping early Friday morning.
Man in serious condition after car accident near Frankton
An Elwood man is in serious condition at an Indianapolis hospital tonight after being airlifted this morning to an Indianapolis hospital following an accident that ejected him from his vehicle.
Warm, but showers still possible
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible again today for much of central Indiana, but plenty of dry hours will be mixed in with temperatures hovering around 80 degrees.
Poll question for Friday, May 17
Vote daily in The Herald Bulletin poll. Today's poll question can be found at the bottom of the homepage on the right side.
Love note: Nothing to hate about truck stop
A detailed presentation by Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores executives about the company’s truck stop plans at Interstate 69 and Indiana 13 Thursday night seemed to calm some — but not all — of the concerns Summerlake residents have about the project.
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