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December 22, 2014

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

Perfect pitch

Andrew Sparks, a seventh grader at Beech Grove Middle School who plays for the Indiana Bandits Traveling Baseball Team 13U Division, delivers a pitch during the Greensburg Early Bird Baseball Tournament in Greensburg, Ind. Sparks pitched 11 innings with no walks or scores supporting the Bandits second place finish over two days of tournament play.

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Small is beautiful for sports apparel guru

If the sounds coming from your favorite AM radio station 40 years ago were, in fact, accurate, then one is the loneliest number. No debating necessary. One is complex, companionless and entirely comfortable in its own skin. The Sports Fanatics store inside Greenwood Park Mall falls comfortably into this category. As the last location continuing to conduct business in a chain that began in 1986 and peaked numerically in the early-1990s...

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Holy Name goes pink

Holy Name Catholic School was recently awarded first place in the Paint the Town Pink Contest, a breast cancer awareness program in conjunction with the Indianapolis Komen Race for the Cure. Holy Name students became very passionate about this contest as a direct result of personally knowing many women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. A small group of Holy Name students welcomed Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday...

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Local student serves as page

ACTS Christian Academy eighth grader Breanna Pardue recently served in the Indiana House Page Program with Rep. Mary Ann Sullivan during the 2009 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Paging is a valuable experience in which students take a backstage tour of the Statehouse and work alongside legislative assistants and interns. On session days, pages experience how a bill becomes a law as they watch legislators on the House floor...

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Kieffers celebrate 60 years

Grace (Lynskey) and Joseph Kieffer celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on April 23. They were married at St. Catherine’s Church in Indianapolis in 1949 and have lived in Indianapolis ever since. Joseph retired from Naval Avionics in 1988, and Grace was a homemaker. Both are members of St. Jude Catholic Church. Their children, Mary Kay, Patty, Joseph, Liz, Edward, Kevin and Christine and nine grandchildren live in Indianapolis....

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