Microchipping, nail clipping clinic Saturday
ANDERSON — As part of Kmart's "National Safety Weekend," the Madison County Humane Society will be microchipping and providing nail clipping for pets Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Kmart, 2828 Broadway.
AHS choirs to host mattress sale
ANDERSON — Anderson High School choirs are hosting a mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the high school.
Mattresses in all sizes and styles available are for purchase. Proceeds from sale will benefit the choirs.
Animal blessing Sunday at Camp Chesterfield
CHESTERFIELD — Camp Chesterfield, along with several local animal welfare organizations, will join together Sunday to offer an animal blessing ceremony. The ceremony will be at 2:30 p.m. in the camp's cathedral.
The ceremony will be conducted by Father Bruce Knox and the event is presented by the Rev. Patricia J. Kennedy. K-9 dogs of 9/11 will be honored as well at the two K-9 dogs who died in the line of duty here, Kilo and Magnum. The new K-9 dog, Hoss, will be honored as well.
RSVP to www.campchesterfield.net to assure that there will be enough supplies for all. All pets must be on a leash or in a crate.
Health Center to host produce giveaways
ANDERSON — Produce giveaways sponsored by the Madison County Community Health Center will be held on Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1547 Ohio Ave., Anderson; Tuesday, 2 to 4 p.m., 1518 Main St., Elwood; and Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon, 315 S. Harrison St., Alexandria.
Area bands to entertain
ANDERSON — Local bands will enter this weekend at various locations.
— The Fender Alley Band will perform from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Eagles Lodge 174, 1315 Meridian St.
— The Fields Brothers Band will perform tonight from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Atlanta Pub. On Saturday, they will entertain from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Hideway in Gas City.
— The 3 North Band will entertain at Halo's Bar & Grill in Alexandria from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.
Indiana sues estate of alleged Ponzi schemer
KOKOMO — The state has gone to court to freeze the assets of the estate of a Kokomo investment adviser so the money can provide possible restitution to victims of a Ponzi scheme who might include former National Football League players, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson said Thursday.
The Indiana attorney general’s office filed the lawsuit in Howard Superior Court in Kokomo against the estate of Richard Schwartz, whom Lawson alleges bilked clients across the county out of $5 million to $10 million.
Truck runs over woman, children near Fort Wayne
NEW HAVEN — A woman and two children have been hospitalized in serious condition after a pickup truck struck them while they were crossing a street in northeastern Indiana.
Police in New Haven say the three were inside a pedestrian crosswalk when they were struck by the truck shortly before noon Thursday. Police say the crosswalk is clearly marked and has a signal showing the right of way for pedestrians.