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July 28, 2016

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Torry’s Top Ten:  Reasons the cops were watching you at the Fair
Jul21

Torry’s Top Ten: Reasons the cops were watching you at the Fair

Top ten reasons the cops were watching you at the Fair by Torry Stiles Nobody needs that many yardsticks. You took the darts from the balloon bust game over to the goldfish toss. That was the seventh man you accosted with the question, “Are you the bearded lady?” There’s a cow missing and you’ve got a sign on your van advertising fresh beef. You get on the courtesy tram and yell, “Faster! Faster!”...

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Torry’s Top Ten: Southside Pokemon
Jul14

Torry’s Top Ten: Southside Pokemon

Top ten Pokemon we need for the Southside by Torry Stiles (Dear readers – With hundreds, or perhaps thousands, of Southsiders wandering about with their cellphones trying to catch Pokemon I think it appropriate we should get some special “pocket monsters” just for us.) Buffeta – the borderline diabetic Pokemon. Often found near those Chinese buffet restaurants with chocolate pudding on his shirt. Homecrofter...

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Torry’s Top Ten: Kids have it worse
Jul07

Torry’s Top Ten: Kids have it worse

Top ten ways kids have it worse today than I had it growing up by Torry Stiles They can never assume that at least one of Billy Smith’s parents is a Mr. Smith. When the cruddy TV shows came on there were no more channels to switch to – we went outside to play. Being “hot for the teacher” was a fantasy, not a news item. All we needed was a garden hose and a convenient tree and we could play outdoors all day....

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Torry’s Top Ten: Will Rogers Quotes Volume 22
Jun30

Torry’s Top Ten: Will Rogers Quotes Volume 22

Top ten recent Will Rogers quotes (were he alive today) Volume 22 by Torry Stiles “If you’re not going to stand for what you believe then sit down and shut up about it.” “I never make fun of a man’s faith. Y’all can believe what you want to believe just so long as you do the same for me. Talkin’ a man down about his God is almost as bad as talkin’ down his mother. A fella who does that...

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Torry’s Top Ten: County Fair
Jun23

Torry’s Top Ten: County Fair

Top ten ways to get kicked out of the county fair by Torry Stiles Dress up in a black tuxedo and loiter in front of the Tunnel of Love ride. Bring frozen corndogs from home and ask vendors to cook them for you. Demo derby practice in the parking lot. Stand behind some children at the petting zoo and occasionally brag that you’re eating the cute lambs that night. Two words: Free beer. Wander the cattle barn with a bag of...

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