By Sherri Coner-Eastburn
Soft-spoken and rather shy, Michael Archer, 17, is easing into his senior year at Greenwood
Community High School with a shiny gold reminder about who he is and what the world can offer
if you devote yourself to hard work.
Archer is a member of Team USA.
His position as right wing helped the US recently win the 2007 Power Soccer World Cup against France.
And Archer has the gold medallion to prove it.
After spending many diligent months raising the funds to make the trip, Archer, his parents Mike and
Carrie Hayes and his youngest sibling, Allison Hayes, 7, made the 13-hour flight to Tokyo, Japan.
During the two-week stay, athletes from seven countries, including Belgium, Denmark, England,
Portugal, France and Japan competed in eight games.
By Tia Nielsen
Glittering 16th annual Heartland Film Festival Crystal Heart awards gala recently was held in Conseco Fieldhouse.
For the second year, national media talent Carlos Diaz, a 1989 Greenwood High School graduate, was master of ceremonies.
About $200,000 in prize money was awarded to stellar filmmakers from around the world.
By Renee Carty
The Southside Times
Philip Krupski slaved as a dishwasher, a stock-boy in a pharmacy, an assembler in a fabrication business, a custodian, a security officer and even a worker for a dairy farm all to raise money for his passion, God.
Randy Ellison succeeded Sue Tibbetts on the Perry Township Fire Department Merit Commission.
Tibbetts served six years on the commission, most recently as president.
Ellison, a long time Perry Township resident, has 34 years
Indianapolis resident Carol Faenzi, author of the historical novel,
by Mike Alexander
It was showdown for three mayoral candidates at the Greater Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
About 80 persons attended the event last week in the Hornet Park Community Center to hear why the candidates are running in the Nov. 6 general election, and what they want to accomplish in the next four years.
The candidates were cordial in their 15-minute presentations. No nasty barbs were hurled.
And the audience never got a chance to ask questions of the candidates because that
By Sarah True
New technology may lead to saving a 127-year-old building on Greenwood Community Schools property.
School board members, in recently reviewing plans for a $2.9 million transportation center, learned that one of the buildings on the site is a log cabin, one of Greenwood’s earliest dwellings.
Revealing that information was Supt. David Edds, a former history teacher who is excited about restoring the cabin for educational purposes.
The proposed transportation center is needed to accommodate bigger diesel school buses. Read the rest of this entry →