by Elaine

A new senior living concept

June 24, 2010 in Front Page News by Elaine

Healthy, older adults have a new living option available to them in Perry Township. Emerson House is a family living concept for seniors developed by faith-based Indianapolis Senior Living and owned by Paul and Kathy Brakke.
Paul says, “Most senior living options are very much alike and relatively large. We were convinced that there was a place in the market for a resident community that was small and home-like.” The Brakkes worked with an architect to create a large, one-level, single family home with 14 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. The bathrooms are equipped with handrails and higher-than-average toilets. The kitchen and other living areas like a game room and two patios are shared. The Brakkes live in the home as well.
Meals will be based on resident’s needs and tastes, paying special attention to diabetic and cardiac menus. “Kathy enjoys cooking and has several years experience operating a school hot lunch program serving over 60 meals a day, so is able to prepare tasty and nutritious meals,” says Paul. Read the rest of this entry →

Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce finds new facility

June 24, 2010 in Front Page News by Submission For The Southside Times

The Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and TDH Investments jointly announced the location of the Chamber’s new offices at the Greenwood Commerce Center, 65 Airport Parkway.
Since purchasing its current US 31 home in 1996, the Chamber has nearly doubled its membership and operations. That growth requires a more functional work environment and Chamber Executive Director Christian Maslowski says the new location will offer the space needed for member services. The Chamber will regain a multi-purpose conference room and create a lobby with free WiFi where members and visitors can find information and work independently. The extra space also enables the Chamber to establish a private office dedicated to member-to-member meetings and business counseling. Read the rest of this entry →

A new senior living concept

June 24, 2010 in Front Page News by Mike Alexander

Healthy, older adults have a new living option available to them in Perry Township. Emerson House is a family living concept for seniors developed by faith-based Indianapolis Senior Living and owned by Paul and Kathy Brakke. Read the rest of this entry →

Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce finds new facility

June 24, 2010 in Front Page News by Submission For The Southside Times

The Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce and TDH Investments jointly announced the location of the Chamber’s new offices at the Greenwood Commerce Center, 65 Airport Parkway. Read the rest of this entry →

Losing the comics is just not funny

June 24, 2010 in Opinion by Mike Redmond

I guess we all saw where Little Orphan Annie is no longer in the newspapers, joining a long list of things that are no longer in the newspapers (including, in the case of the one where I used to work, news). Read the rest of this entry →

House sitting almost turned painful

June 24, 2010 in Opinion by Kevin Kane

A friendly favor almost went horribly wrong for me last weekend.
Many people are on vacation this time of year and ask friends and neighbors to watch their homes while they’re gone. That’s what I’m doing now. My friend, Katie, is a brief jog away from Evansville on a pharmacy school rotation and, for some reason, called on me to look after her apartment and all of her possessions. Read the rest of this entry →

Pest control is the secret to a happy marriage

June 24, 2010 in Opinion by Sherri Coner-Eastburn

I’m not sure why I do it. But every time my husband steps in the backdoor at the end of the day, he asks, “What’s for supper?” And then I instantly get honked off. Read the rest of this entry →

Top Ten signs of summer on the South Side

June 24, 2010 in Torry's Top Ten by Torry Stiles

By Torry Stiles
10. The sultry scent of the spaniel-sprinkled shrubbery.

9. Even your ears are sweating.

8. It’s too hot to put the snowblower away.

7. The gleeful giggle of a diaperless toddler trotting down the sidewalk.
6. When all the lights go out you assume it’s a black-out and not an unpaid bill.

5. Your boy is storing his athletic supporters in the freezer.

4. The only thing that gets you up and running is the sound of the ice cream truck.

3. It’s too hot to cruise the White Castle parking lot.

2. The weeds under the window air conditioner are the only things growing in your garden.

1. The flashing white stab of lightning followed by the emerald glow of an exploding transformer.

Top Ten signs of summer on the South Side

June 24, 2010 in Torry's Top Ten by Torry Stiles

By Torry Stiles

10. The sultry scent of the spaniel-sprinkled shrubbery.

9. Even your ears are sweating.

8. It’s too hot to put the snowblower away.

7. The gleeful giggle of a diaperless toddler trotting down the sidewalk.

6. When all the lights go out you assume it’s a black-out and not an unpaid bill.

5. Your boy is storing his athletic supporters in the freezer.

4. The only thing that gets you up and running is the sound of the ice cream truck.

3. It’s too hot to cruise the White Castle parking lot.

2. The weeds under the window air conditioner are the only things growing in your garden.

1. The flashing white stab of lightning followed by the emerald glow of an exploding transformer.

Our View

June 24, 2010 in Opinion by Submission For The Southside Times

The hearings focused on BP CEO Tony Hayward have done little to solve the problem in the Gulf. Partly because he answered few questions in detail, but also because it didn’t seem he was asked many questions he could possibly answer. Read the rest of this entry →