Patty to deliver Indy 500 anthem
INDIANAPOLIS — Christian music singer Sandi Patty will perform the national anthem at Sunday’s Indianapolis 500 for a record sixth time.
The former longtime resident of Anderson and five-time Grammy Award winner last sang the national anthem at the 500 in 1992. She also performed it in 1987, 1988, 1990 and 1991.
Patty, who now lives in Oklahoma, says it’s a “thrill” to return to Indiana and participate in the event that “showcases Indianapolis as one of the best cities in the world.”
Patty has sold more than 11 million albums and is the most decorated female vocalist in contemporary Christian music.
Tailgate set for Friday afternoon
ANDERSON — Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana will provide food for families in need at a Tailgate distribution Friday from noon to 2 p.m. (while supplies last), at the old Delco Remy Plant 18, 2900 S. Scatterfield Road.
The Tailgate will take place in the parking area on the north side of the building. For traffic control purposes we ask that participants not line up before 11 a.m. today. Limit of three families per vehicle.
For more information: email@example.com, 800-886-0882, or www.curehunger.org.
Crime Watch group to meet
ANDERSON — East Side Crime Watch group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the East Side Church of God in the parlor, 2600 E. 5th St. This group includes the neighborhoods of North Anderson, Highland Heights and Park Place.
For questions contact Tammy Reed at 442-0092.
Libraries will close Monday
MADISON COUNTY — The Elwood Public Library, Frankton Community Library and the Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library in Summitville will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.
Man confesses to role in slaying
RICHMOND — An eastern Indiana man has confessed to his role in the brutal slaying of a man he and four co-defendants allegedly stabbed and shot to death during a robbery.
A Wayne County judge accepted 19-year-old Robert Campbell’s guilty plea Wednesday to a murder charge in the March 2012 killing of 48-year-old Michael Sekse of Richmond.
Hesburgh honored in DC trip
WASHINGTON — Retired University of Notre Dame President Theodore Hesburgh received a new set of honors during a trip to Washington for his work promoting education and civil rights.
Notre Dame says Hesburgh had a 20-minute White House visit with President Barack Obama on Wednesday and that Vice President Joe Biden attended a birthday reception held for him later at the Capitol.
Patty to deliver Indy 500 anthem
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