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March 25, 2017

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928

Traditional bow-making

John Scifres lets Perry Township children help him craft bows for Hunger Games By Nicole Davis Enjoying the tradition of archery, John Scifres of Perry Township has worked since 1998 to perfect his hobby of wooden bow-making. His hard work has most recently been recognized by a Hollywood prop company, contacting him with a request to make the wooden bows featured in the Hunger Games movie which came out on DVD this year. They...

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A growing festival

Center Grove’s St. Francis and Clare Catholic Church hosts 6th annual fall festival By Nicole Davis As tents go up in the parking lot of St. Francis and Clare Catholic Church and School, Shelley Kehres says she feels like a kid in the candy store, seeing her hard work put into action. The festival she has helped plan since January will soon come together, bringing an estimated 600 volunteers and 7,000 visitors to the church on Sept....

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As traffic roars on

South Side residents petition for I-65 sound barriers By Mike Alexander Residents have long complained about the heavy traffic noise along I-65 from I-465 to about a mile south where several single family homes and apartment complexes are located. They don’t like the constant roar and bellowing of trucks and other vehicular traffic which ruin the peace and quiet in their neighborhoods. Their request? Tall panels, otherwise known as...

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As the stomach churns…

According to CDC’s 2011 Estimates of Foodborne Disease, 1 in 6 Americans will get sick from known and unknown bacteria, viruses and microbes each year resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and about 3,000 deaths each year from eating in restaurants Compare that to only 3,400 cases in the UK, and just 1,200 in France (about one tenth, and one twentieth, compared to the US). Check please! This doesn’t include Americans unbridled...

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Where we worship: Cathy Brown

The Holy Spirit is Alive and Moving Southside Mom finds Real Deal at The Father’s House When Cathy Brown and her family moved to the southeast side five years ago, they were looking for a church to call home. After a lengthy search, they finally found The Father’s House, on S. Franklin Road. “I had a pretty detailed list: we wanted a multi-cultural, non-denominational church that was Holy Spirit filled; powerful,...

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