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The Cream of the Class of 2007

May 31, 2007 in Education, Front Page News by tbs

Beech Groe Center Grove Franklin Central Greenwood Lutheran Perry Peridian Roncalli Southport

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Search begins for executive

May 31, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Mike Alexander
The Southside Times

A new executive director is being sought for the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

A search committee, headed by chamber board president Mike Blanchet, is reviewing more than 60 resumes at the chamber offices, 550 U.S. 31 South.

The salary is in the $40,000 to $50,000 range.

The position will open Friday when Gail Richards leaves to join Lincoln Bank. Richards has been the chamber

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Historical Society honors Greenwood resident

May 31, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

co0531ihsaward.jpgBy Kevin Kane
The Southside Times

The Indiana Historical Society recently awarded Greenwood resident Betty Warren the Willard C. Heiss Family History/Genealogy Award.
The award is presented annually by the IHS to historians who have furthered the study of family history throughout their career. Warren, an IHS Genealogy Programs Advisory Committee member, began researching her own family

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Williams’ fate decided June 11

May 31, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Mike Alexander
The Southside Times

Evidentiary hearing on the possible firing of Perry Township Schools Supt. H. Douglas Williams will be conducted Wednesday and Thursday of next week.

Attorney Jon Bailey will conduct the hearing, which is not open to the public.

Board members will make their decision at the regular 6:30 p.m. meeting Monday, June 11. Read the rest of this entry →

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Snapp named schools assistant superintendent

May 31, 2007 in Education, Front Page News by tbs

The Southside Times

Jim Snapp, currently principal of Center Grove Middle School North, has been named assistant superintendent of Franklin Township Community Schools.

Snapp, who has worked at New Palestine and Fountain City schools, is author of Implementing

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Southside Profile: Meet The Rev. Robert Armao

May 31, 2007 in Community by tbs

co0531southsideprofile.jpgBy Renee Carty
The Southside Times

Most days, the Rev. Robert W. Armao, 48, rises by 5:30 a.m. It

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Greenwood Airport flying high

May 25, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

imag0050.jpgBy Mike Alexander
The Southside Times

Greenwood Municipal Airport has grown up since the Wheatcraft brothers owned it back in the

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Patriotism alive and well at Central

May 25, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

Central Elementary School music teacher Rosie Cline with third graders Kelsey Ward (left) and Joshua Liming.By Mike Alexander
The Southside Times

Patriotism is alive and well at Central Elementary School in Beech Grove.
Led by music teacher Rosie Cline

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Greenwood senior project full of surprises

May 25, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

Greenwood senior Abby Jacobs prepares a feast for herBy Tia Nielsen
The Southside Times

Before:

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Whiteland church needs help for its free medical clinic

May 25, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

The Rev. Alice Goshorn coordinates volunteers.By Mike Alexander
The Southside Times

A free medical clinic near Whiteland, serving the needs of the poor in Johnson County, needs more professional volunteers.
The Rev. Alice Gill Goshorn, archdeacon of St. Thomas Episcopal Church near U.S. 31 and Whiteland Road, recently made the appeal for more doctors, nurses and pharmacists to volunteer time to the clinic, located inside the 300-member St. Thomas Church.
Doctors donate part of a day or a whole day to the clinic, but more are needed, she said.
The Rev. Goshorn, a 1963 graduate of Franklin College, said the clinic is experiencing about 25 new patients a month. She estimated that about 16,000 people in Johnson County have no medical coverage.
Many work two or three jobs, but have no insurance to cover themselves and family. They are the