Presidential protests

President Bush was met with protesters during his Brazilian tour to push an ethanol energy alliance there. Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Sao Paulo after more than 6,000 people held a largely peaceful march, sending hundreds of demonstrators fleeing and ducking into businesses to avoid the gas. There were no immediate reports […]

Marsh Supermarkets properties for sale

Sun Capital Partners is trying to move two properties in Anderson owned by its Marsh Supermarket chain subsidiary. Sun Capital purchased Marsh for $325 million last October and, with the purchase, assumed $237 million in debt. The two properties are part of a real-estate package that includes 19 properties available for a total price of […]

Neighbor foils robbery

An alert neighbor is credited with foiling a plot to rob Mutual Federal Savings Bank on West Jackson Street. The woman called police after seeing a vehicle parked in the same spot as a vehicle prior to a December 7th robbery at that same location. Jonathan  Davis and Arsenio Miller of Indianapolis were detained, while […]

United Way takes award

The United Way of Delaware County has won an award. The Indiana Association of United Ways honors United Ways across Indiana for their marketing efforts. The. United Way of Delaware County won 1st place in the “Special Events” category for marketing efforts with the United Way Bay online auction last year. The local United Way […]

Four Star Schools named

Mitchell Elementary and Storer Elementary have been recognized as Four Star Schools, the state’s highest distinction, for the 2005-2006 school year. The schools earned the award based on overall attendance rates and student achievement on the 2005 ISTEP+ assessment. It is the 13th time that Mitchell Elementary has received the title and the ninth time […]

Suspect in Tipton Manhunt Surrenders

An Illinois man wanted for bank robbery was arrested in Tipton Wednesday afternoon after a six-hour manhunt.  As a precaution, officials delayed the starting time at Tipton schools for two hours during the manhunt. Tipton police began tracking 30-year old Andrew Nathan Hertter,  at 5:20 a.m. when he fled police on foot after a brief […]

Former Anderson Police Officer Stopped for DUI

A former Anderson police officer with more than 40 years on the force was arrested Tuesday evening on suspicion of drunken driving.  69-year-old Lucius Teague was arrested  Tuesday evening on a single charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.  Madison County Sheriff Ron Richardson said Deputy Jeff Richwine noticed Teague’s car turn right from 29th […]

Anderson University Unveils New MBA Program

Anderson University’s Falls School of Business is presently accepting applications for its new residential MBA program set to launch in August.  Deidra Colvin, director of marketing for the RMBA program, says it is designed specifically to connect students with local businesses.   That connection will provide them with the necessary skills through hands-on experience.  The program […]