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November 01, 2014

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Southside Times Year in Review

Before we ring in the new year, we can take a look back at what made news in 2009. From January to December, here are some of the stories that made headlines in The Southside Times this year. Greenwood, WRT fill merger committee Seven members of the study committee responsible for exploring the feasibility of a merger of White River Township (WRT) and the City of Greenwood were appointed in the first weeks of 2009. The WRT board voted...

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Obituaries for the week of 12.30.09

Marcus Eugene Anderson, Jr., 49, of Indianapolis, died Dec. 19, 2009, at Wishard Hospital. He was born August 7, 1960, to Marcus Eugene Anderson Sr., and Littie (Roe) Anderson, who preceded him in death. He was a truck driver for ABC Trucking Company. He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. (Gamstetter) Anderson; brothers, William (Michelle) Anderson and Anthony Anderson; sisters, Lillie Browning, Agnes (John) Duncan and Janet (Timothy)...

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Which way to the revolution?

I suppose this is as good a time as any to get started on some New Year’s Revolutions. Yep. Revolutions, with a v. I’ve come to the conclusion that New Year’s Resolutions, with the s, just aren’t cutting it anymore. They’re just promises to yourself (“This is the year I give up those miniature Hershey bars once and for all! Especially the Krackles!”) that you end up breaking by Groundhog’s Day (“Well, they were on sale”)....

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The Colts’ streak is over — I’ll start a new one

In an effort to be more cliché, I decided I should write on either my New Year’s resolution or the Colts’ recent forfeit of history. Since the latter still makes me grind my teeth, I chose not to relive that traumatic experience and instead focus on my pledge for next year. This time 12 months ago, I issued a challenge to my facial hair, calling for it to come in fuller or stop growing altogether. That, like every other resolution...

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Top ten signs your company Christmas party bombed

10. This year they invited spouses and kids … and learned that the forklifts were not childproof. 9. They passed around the hat to buy the boss a present … he got the hat. 8. John and Missy in the mailroom learned too late that the security camera is actually a Webcam and their spouses are now subscribers. 7. Somebody in Accounting had a little too much cheer and emptied the checking account buying ringtones. 6. What...

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