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October 21, 2014

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

WWII veteran one of three surviving Greenwood VFW charter members

Sixty-three years later, shrapnel is still lodged in Wally Richardson’s cheek. That tiny piece of steel — about the size of buckshot — became a part of his life, as present and somehow as natural as Richardson’s slow grin. At 89 years old, Richardson readily recalls the specifics of a war that took so many lives yet saved so many, all at the same time. There are many memories, he said. Most of them, he will talk about. Some of them he...

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Turning expenses into education

When Dick Turner was born in Fountain Square, there was no such thing as financial aid. Most people, he said, couldn’t afford college, and if they decided to go, they worked for a semester, saved, attended a semester and so on. Turner worked in the meat-packing industry to save college money, but he was drafted before he could meet his goals. While in the military, he found a way to spend his free time: taking college courses....

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Franklin Central High School selects new head football coach

Franklin Central High School recently announced that the Flashes have a new head football coach, Mike Karpinski. Karpinski is a Health and Physical Education teacher in his 9th year at Franklin Central. During his time at FCHS, he’s been involved with the football program, serving as assistant coach at many levels. Previous to his time at FCHS, Karpinski coached football at the University of Indianapolis for six years. An alum of...

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Obituaries for the week of 03.26.09

Rosemary Clark, 60, died March 18, 2009. She was born in Indianapolis on March 5, 1949, to Walter & Margaret (Edwards) Adams who preceded her in death. She is survived by companion Earl G. Hafley; son, Donald Duvall; brothers, Bobby (Angie), William (Brenda), Ricky (Darlene), Harry Adams; sisters, Ruth Anne Duff, Corrina (Jack) Pinkston, April (Vernon) Eversole. Burial was held March 23 at New Crown Cemetery. Robert Lee Garriott,...

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At Play Calendar for the week of 03.26.09

The Easter Bunny • Everybody’s favorite bunny is making his long-awaited arrival in Indianapolis and he’s not coming alone! Despereaux, The World’s Bravest Mouse, will join the Easter Bunny as children young and old wait anxiously to get their picture taken with the terrific twosome. | When: March 21 – April 11 | Where: The Greenwood Park Mall. | Info: Call 881-6758. Easter Egg Hunt • When: April 11, activities begin at 11 a.m., hunt...

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