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November 01, 2014

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

The Publisher

The Southside Times, formerly the Perry Township Weekly, will celebrate 85 years in business this year. In recognition, we caught up with former publisher,  Jerry Sargent, as he shares of a time when he “Covered the Southside like the Sunrise” By Nicole Davis Jerry Sargent is a man of many talents – from being a publisher for the Perry Township Weekly, now The Southside Times, to an advertising representative, a columnist,...

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Conversations with a comic

Jim Kraft signs a book for Danny Billheimer, Henry Burkhart fifth grader. Jim Kraft speaks to Henry Burkhart students about his paths to becoming a comic strip writer By Nicole Davis Jim Kraft has written thousands of Garfield greeting cards, t-shirts and other merchandise along with over 1,000 Baby Blues and Zits comic strips. Speaking to Henry Burkhart Elementary students on May 24, Kraft told of the many paths in his life that led...

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Weekly Movie Review 5/30/13

Fast & Furious 6; insane, over the top and average   From fast food to Nascar to amusement parks claiming to have the fastest ride on earth, one thing about America is abundantly clear: we’re a nation addicted to speed.  With a nation seemingly unable to get its fill of speed, it’s not a shock that a film franchise built around speed and adrenaline, the Fast and Furious films, would be so successful.  As has become the norm,...

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On the Southside 5/30/13

Searching through my not-so-smartphone             Why do they call them smart phones? I am in possession of one these so called smart phones and have come to the conclusion that they are not anywhere near as smart as one would be lead to believe. This “smart phone” won’t do a thing I tell it to. By way of example, it will not talk to any of my other technological doodads. Come to think of it, none of them talk to each other. My...

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Torry's Top Ten 5/30/13

Top ten thoughts about my 52nd birthday by Torry Stiles 10. I may never make my mother proud by becoming a doctor but at least I can say I hang out with a lot of them. 9. Nobody even bothers with candles on a cake. I barely have enough breath to blow out a match. 8. I prefer watching the sod grow BELOW me. 7. If I cut anything more out of my diet plan I’ll be better off eating the paper it’s printed on. 6. I find myself...

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