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October 25, 2014

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

Hats off to Hartell: Greenwood lady adds variety of hats to wardrobe

For many years, Lorrimariah Hartell of Greenwood secretly hoped for an opportunity to add beautiful hats to her wardrobe. “But I didn’t take the step,” she said. “I never saw other women wearing hats and I never understood why.” Her parents were English and many fond childhood memories include remembering how beautifully her mother was dressed, always wearing a beautiful hat. While enjoying a 2005 trip by train to San Francisco,...

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Lessons in lemonade

Because nine-year-old Chloe Hensel of Beech Grove aspires to “be a business lady who carries around Starbucks coffee,” participating in Lemonade Day is a step in the right direction. Scheduled for May 19, this nationally recognized, cost-free event encourages entrepreneurial skills and is available to all school-aged children. Registration, information packets and educational workbooks are available at all area libraries. Hansel...

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Veteran on board to maintain Beech Grove parks

For more than 20 years, Tom Hannan has devoted all of his professional time plus lots of personal time to Beech Grove, the community where he was raised. As a city employee, Hannan has worn many hats, serving as assistant street commissioner, building commissioner and compliance officer, just to name a few. For the last eight years, Hannan’s responsibility as street commissioner also included grounds keeping for the city’s park areas....

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Angels care, help, support

As Cathy Summers, a retired grandmother, walked barefoot across the second yard she had mowed that day, Beth Walker Bell turned and said, “This is what I want Community Angels to be about.” In addition to driving her daughter, Casey Paulin, to multiple doctor appointments for breast cancer treatment, Summers is cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, caring for her two young grandchildren and mowing her daughter’s yard after mowing her...

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Determination keeps cancer survivor in battle mode

Spunk, a wicked sense of humor and a deep love for her family help Casey Paulin of Center Grove stay strong during the most trying time of her life. She is a 37-year-old wife and mother of two young children. And she is battling breast cancer. Before the August diagnosis of stage II breast cancer, Paulin had no insurance. “The day before my mastectomy, I was still fighting for insurance. So I told them, ‘I will not have the surgery if...

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