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Time to make Greenwood the go-to city

June 5, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

Citizens comment on Greenwood downtown revitalization

Old Town ConceptNearly 90 Greenwood residents showed up at the First Baptist Church in Greenwood on Tuesday night for a first chance to offer public comment about the direction of the downtown revitalization plan. The evening

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Teenagers rock the Grove

June 5, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

After the votes were tallied at Saturday

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Center Grove student council awarded

June 5, 2008 in Front Page News by tbs

Center Grove High School has been awarded a 2008 National Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils. Nearly 120 high schools across the country were named National Councils of Excellence. Read the rest of this entry →

Obituaries for the Week of 06-05-2008

June 5, 2008 in Obituaries by Submission For The Southside Times

Louis William Abbott, 80, of Beech Grove,

died May 27, 2008. He was born May 22, 1928 in Chicago to the late Louis and Lauramae Abbott. Lou attended Lutheran grade school and high school, and earned his degree from the University of Illinois. He was the manager of Slick Airways and Telonic Industries. He was also President of Sweep Systems, Wavetek Corp., and CT Systems. In 1992, Lou was awarded the Indiana Electronic Manufacturing Association Distinguished Service Award. He was a 50-year member of Christ Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife, Margaret (Richmond) Abbott; four sons, Lou (Annette) Abbott, Jr., David (Kristi) Abbott, Richard (Sue) Abbott, Randy (Vickie) Abbott; ten grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Elizabeth Richmond. Calling was held at Little & Sons Beech Grove Chapel. Services were held at Christ Lutheran Church, Indianapolis. Burial in Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorials to Christ Lutheran Church.

Michael Earl Bradley, 65, of Indianapolis,

died May 26, 2008. He was born Dec. 22, 1942 in Lafayette, Ind. to William E. and Dorothy (Hunter) Bradley. They preceded him in death. He graduated from Scecina High School in 1961, then served in the U.S. Army. He earned a Bachelor

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We have water in Indiana, but not enough to drink

June 5, 2008 in Personal Finance by tbs

Indiana is an island, surrounded by lakes and rivers. In addition to rivers running through our state, we have aquifers, underground pools of water usually mixed with sand so the water is clean and fresh as the excess ground water of Indiana gently finds its way to the sea. Yet having enough water is fast becoming a crisis all over the world. Read the rest of this entry →

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At Play Calendar for June 5, 2008

June 5, 2008 in At Play by tbs

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Reader's Views: Questioning TIF in Southport

June 5, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

Editor,

Is TIF right for Southport? The Association of Monroe County Taxpayers, www.assmotaxorg, and various grassroots organizations are bringing to light, reality based initiatives on public financing and holding our elected officials accountable. What I have found from their reprinted material below is applicable to the City of Southport and worth consideration by the voters as the newly elected administration

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Watch the grass grow

June 5, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

I feel a little twinge of guilt every time I see a gas station advertising regular at the low, low price of $3.99.9. Or more.

It might be my fault.

Last winter, you see, I made some summer travel plans. I consulted Web sites. I got books from AAA. I MapQuested until my computer developed repetitive stress injuries. And when the dust settled, I settled too

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The food paradox: all we need is love

June 5, 2008 in Living by tbs

Wendell Fowler

Tradition is good and honorable as long as doesn

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High schools to students: reach for the clouds, not the stars

June 5, 2008 in Opinion by tbs

Kevin Kane

Last week, the Southside Times published its annual list of the area