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Jack Hanna coming for Richmond show

CENTERVILLE —Tickets go on sale Monday for a local appearance by Jack Hanna, wildlife expert and conservationist who has been featured on TV.

He will present a wildlife show called “Going Wild For Wildlife” at 7 p.m. May 21, preceded by an autograph session, at the Tom Raper Center on the Wayne County Fairgrounds, 861 Salisbury Road, Richmond.

Tickets cost $15 for adults or $10 for children and students. Proceeds from the event go to the Cope Environmental Center.

Online ticket sales go live on www.eventbrite.com Monday morning. Tickets can be purchased and picked up at Cope Environmental Center, 1730 Airport Road, Centerville, or ordered by phone, 765-855-3188.

Diabetic support group resuming

Regular meetings of the Fayette County Diabetic Support Group will resume on Monday, April 1.

The group will meet at 5 p.m. on the first Monday each month at Central Christian Church. The meeting time was incorrect in a News Brief on March 22.

Anyone interested may attend; enter from 8th Street. There is a ramp at the rear of the church.

County Council meeting

The Fayette County Council will have an executive session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Fayette County Courthouse commissioner boardroom, 401 Central Ave. The purpose of the closed door meeting is to discuss the purchase or lease of real property.

91-year-old driver rolls car while trying to answer phone

PENDLETON (AP) — Police say a 91-year-old Indiana woman rolled her car while trying to answer her cellphone.

The Madison County sheriff’s department says the woman had cuts on an arm and hand and pain in her back. The Herald Bulletin reports that she was driving west on U.S. 36 Friday when her Honda Civic left the road, went into a ditch and struck an embankment.

The car landed on its top.