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October 31, 2014

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
  • BEECH GROVE
  • CENTER GROVE
  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS

UIndy’s Stam crowned Miss America

At the University of Indianapolis, senior communication major Katie Stam is known for her scholarship, leadership and volunteer work. First as news director and later as operations manager for startup campus cable station UIndy TV, she led her team to an underdog win as the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters’ 2008 TV School of the Year. The aspiring journalist — who carries a 3.6 GPA and has interned at local stations WISH and...

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Fishers join inaugural festivities

After an unforgettable year, the Beech Grove couple celebrate with the new president Mike and Cheryl Fisher had a New Year’s Eve phone call that popped the cork on a stunning new year. They were invited to the Inauguration of the 44th president of the United States. And would they please join the presidential train ride from Philadelphia into Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 17? And would they also attend the Neighborhood Inaugural...

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Greenwood Parks Board looks past water park to Tracy Trail

Forget the $6.5-million aquatic center in Freedom Park on Greenwood’s southwest side. After eight years of discussing and planning the park that included a lazy river, water slides, zero-depth entry, spray grounds as well as a swimming pool, the Greenwood Park Board was thwarted in its plan to issue a $11.5-million bond issue to finance the overall 72-acre park. Remonstrators last month defeated the move by about 100 votes, as a total...

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Obituaries for the week of 1.29.09

Leonard A. Eck, 89, died Jan. 20. He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Eck. He is survived by sons Leonard (Tobie), Ron (Linda) and Raymond (Nancy) and daughter Mary Louise (Arthur) Lady. Daughter Beverly Hoff preceded her parents in death. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren and sister Catherine Wagner. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 23 at Holy Name Catholic...

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At Play Calendar for the week of 1.29.09

Luke Austin Daugherty • As a singer/songwriter and Pulitzer nominated poet, Daugherty has released seven indie label CDs and three poetry books and is ready to bring his show to the road for an unforgettable experience. | When: Friday, 7–10 p.m. | Where: The Chateau Thomas Winery | Cost: Free | Info: Located at 6291 Cambridge Way in Plainfield. Call 887-2900. Guitarist to perform at Arts Garden • Classical and flamenco guitarist John...

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