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  1. Anderson playing host to national competition for model carsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | The Tribune

    They start with a push filling the air with the high-pitched whine of the two-cycle engines and then the cars are just a blur of color. Model race cars that can reach speeds of more than 200 miles per hour are competing at the American Miniature Racing Car Association national meet this week in Anderson.


  2. Andersona s story told through its fire departmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Tribune

    When Terry King by chance saw an Anderson Fire Department colleague throwing away an old photo of a horse-drawn fire engine in the mid-1970s, he had no idea it would become the project of a lifetime. And the publication of what Madison County Historian Stephen Jackson calls "the most comprehensive work of Anderson's history.


  3. Fiery Indiana 37 crash kills 1, injures 4 othersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Tribune

    A central Indiana sheriff says one person has died and four others have been hospitalized following a fiery crash involving at least three vehicles. Madison County Sheriff Scott Mellinger says one person died at the scene of the crash shortly before noon Tuesday on Indiana 37 just south of Elwood.


  4. Prosecutor accidentally fires weapon inside restaurantRead the original story

    Monday Aug 8 | The Tribune

    A central Indiana prosecutor says he plans to buy a holster after accidentally firing a handgun in his pocket, sending a round into the floor of a restaurant. No one was injured when Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings discharged the weapon inside the Texas Roadhouse in Anderson about 11 p.m. Saturday.


  5. Distracted driving causes many buggy accidents in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Two recent crashes on the same road in Elkhart County highlight the dangers of distracted driving accidents involving motor vehicles and horse-drawn buggies. On May 29, a 17-year-old girl who rear-ended a buggy carrying an Amish couple and their 6-week-old baby on Indiana State Road 13 near County Road 34 told police that she got distracted and didn't see the buggy until it was too late to avoid the accident.


  6. Indiana man gets 3 years for bomb threat to avoid courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Tribune

    An Anderson man has been sentenced to three years in prison for phoning a bomb threat to the Madison County Clerk's office last month to avoid a court hearing. Andrew E. Leonard pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced Tuesday.


  7. Anderson man pleads guilty in clerk's office bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Tribune

    A 34-year-old Anderson man has pleaded guilty to charges that he phoned in a bomb threat to the Madison County Clerk's office last month. Under the terms of his plea, Andrew E. Leonard faces a maximum sentence of three in prison when he's sentenced on felony counts of intimidation where the victim is a judge or bailiff and making a false report.


  8. Central Indiana jail gets new staff, air-conditioner upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Tribune

    ANDERSON, Indiana - A central Indiana county is hiring more jail staffers and repairing the jail's faulty air-conditioning after the sheriff warned overcrowding and heat had turned the lockup into a "powder keg." The Madison County Jail in Anderson is so overcrowded 40 inmates sleep on its floor every night, while temperatures inside hover in the mid-80s.


  9. Seniors feeling loss as congregate meal programs endRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Tribune

    William Bilyak, 80, and fellow veteran Phil Witham, 75, like to meet for a few hours and talk in the small room at Highland's Lincoln Center. Some of these people have been coming for 20 years, and a few have even gotten married to people they've met there.


  10. Study: Mounds Greenway would bring $13M in annual benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Tribune

    An environmental group that's fought a proposed central Indiana reservoir says a study it commissioned shows its rival idea of a 17-mile trail system would generate about $13 million in annual benefits if it's built. Hoosier Environmental Council senior policy director Tim Maloney says the Mounds Greenway would bring tourism, environmental, transportation and public health benefits.


  11. Fired Anderson workers who won lawsuit want city jobs backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | The Tribune

    Some former Anderson city workers who won a federal lawsuit after they were fired when a new mayor took office want their old jobs back. A U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana jury ruled last week that the city should pay $740,000 in damages to eight of the 11 fired workers.


  12. Jury rules ex-Anderson mayor improperly fired workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Tribune

    A federal jury has found that 11 people were improperly fired from their Anderson city government jobs after a new mayor took office. The jury decided Tuesday that the city should pay $740,000 in damages to eight of the fired workers.


  13. The 254 acres of Mallard Lake farm set for auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Tribune

    Since 1978, the 254 acres that comprised the Mallard Lake farm in Richland Township as a proposed landfill site became a well-known battle ground in Madison County. Now, with an auction sale of the site looming, any lingering chance of a landfill development will come to an end.


  14. High school mentoring program transforms students' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Tribune

    As an Anderson High School sophomore two years ago, Leo Williams III had multiple disciplinary referrals, poor grades, and stood out in class mostly for his ability to tell funny jokes. Then, he met Second Missionary Baptist Church Pastor William O'Neal and William Young, a church deacon and former detective and assistant chief of Anderson Police Department.


  15. Wind turbine takes bite out of school district's power billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Tribune

    The superintendent of a central Indiana school district says a wind turbine installed two years ago is taking a big bite out of the district's electricity bills. The turbine generates 900 kilowatts of electricity and is meant to produce about 85 percent of the power needed by Shenandoah Schools' elementary, middle and high schools in Middletown.


  16. Man loses cat after extended health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Tribune

    Pet owners often consider their animals their forever friends, but the lack of a plan for them in emergency situations can lead to unforeseen consequences. Animal Protection League Executive Director Maleah Stringer said limited money and overcrowding prevent the shelter from housing pets temporarily for families.


  17. City says no evidence of police negligence in teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | The Tribune

    The city of Anderson has asked a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed by the family of a teenager who killed himself in the back of a police car more than three years ago. Attorneys for the city say in court documents that police officers didn't know that 17-year-old Jace Zook was suicidal and didn't do anything wrong by leaving him alone in the squad car for about a half hour while searching a crime scene in August 2012 .


  18. Evansville riverboat owner plans new on-shore casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Tribune

    The Tropicana Evansville casino will move from its current riverboat docked along the Ohio River to a new $50 million onshore facility under a plan announced Tuesday. The Evansville casino would be the first to take advantage of a new state law allowing Indiana's 10 riverboat casinos to build new on-land facilities near their current locations to help them compete with casinos in neighboring states.


  19. Indiana man gets 24 years for abuse of granddaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | The Tribune

    An Anderson man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for abusing his 15-year-old granddaughter, who authorities say was brought to a central Indiana hospital weighing only about 40 pounds. The Indianapolis Star reports the 59-year-old man was sentenced Friday by a Madison County judge.


  20. 12-year-old dies 3 weeks after being run over by lawnmowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | The Tribune

    A central Indiana prosecutor says a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly run over by a lawnmower three weeks ago has died. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings tells The Herald Bulletin the girl died Thursday at an Indianapolis hospital after being removed from life support.


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