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Local authorities want you to be aware of a scam involving Anderson City Utilities. Police say a resident received a call from someone claiming to work for the utility company and that a past due bill needed to be paid. The caller asked the victim to give him credit card or bank account information. While Anderson City Utilities is starting a campaign to collect delinquent bills via phone, legitimate collectors will only call after a notice from the utility company is sent by mail.
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A second suspect in a deadly drag-racing incident more than a year ago is about to stand trial. 21-year-old Michael P. Ducheteau of Alexandria, faces charges of reckless homicide and criminal recklessness for his involvement in a fatal crash that claimed the life of 17-year-old Darian S. Hurn of Alexandria. Ducheteau’s trial starts this morning [...]23.05.13
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. Commandant Robert Guillaume says the money isn’t enough to really do anything but “maintain status quo.” APA saw nearly a $500 per student drop in funding over the past [...]23.05.13
Tragedies like the one in Oklahoma bring out the best in people and it also brings out the worst. Indiana State Police are warning of scams claiming to collect money for tornado relief. They say to be skeptical of those going from door-to-door or making individual phone calls. The best way to contribute to the [...]