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March 23, 2017

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Two Franklin Central Choirs take Grand Champion
Mar20

Two Franklin Central Choirs take Grand Champion

Three FCHS Choirs awarded Best Vocals Franklin Central Choral Department won Grand Champion in two divisions for the third time this season Saturday at Brownsburg High School Spectacular.  The third competing choir was named 1st runner up in the small mixed division. Competing were Franklin Central’s FC Singers, the advanced mixed show choir, High Voltage, the advanced all-female show choir and Accents, the intermediate mixed show...

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I-69 Section 6 Draft Environmental Document Published for Public Comment
Mar19

I-69 Section 6 Draft Environmental Document Published for Public Comment

Exhaustive study recommends locations for highway, exits and local access The final leg of Interstate 69 from Evansville to Indianapolis is one step closer to reality with the release of its Tier 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  In addition to increasing economic activity in the corridor, exhaustive studies and public input conclude that I-69 Section 6 will improve safety and travel times between Martinsville and...

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Mike Heffner of Express Employment Professionals celebrates expansion
Mar16

Mike Heffner of Express Employment Professionals celebrates expansion

A job for every person Mike Heffner’s dream for growth of Express Employment Professionals has come true with recent expansion “I say there is a job for every person and a person for every job,” said Mike Heffner, owner of Express Employment Professionals of Indy South. “I truly believe that is our mindset,” he continued. “We work hard when someone comes in that maybe we don’t have an opening for, to go find a position with one of our...

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Haunts & Jaunts: The truth is out there
Mar16

Haunts & Jaunts: The truth is out there

The truth is out there    Paranormal groups entering into the ghost hunting arena have challenges ahead. It becomes a series of trial and error, checks and balances. Techniques can often be amateurish. The worst case scenario is the tendency to support a preconceived belief in ghosts, rather than striving to discover verifiable evidence while hosting a critical eye. Eventually these groups will purchase lots of equipment to aid them...

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Alzheimer’s disease: brain diabetes
Mar16

Alzheimer’s disease: brain diabetes

Early in childhood, you begin designing the blueprint for your future mental health. The quality of the food you eat today determines what your brain may or may not be able to do in the future. Your temple’s brain needs fertilizing just like colorful spring flowers. Alzheimer’s Association says more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. It takes a lifetime of poor eating habits and lack of exercise for inflammatory...

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Torry’s Top Ten: Random Thoughts
Mar16

Torry’s Top Ten: Random Thoughts

Top Ten Random Thoughts as I Try to Figure Out What to Do with the 200 Pounds of Sidewalk Salt I Bought in September by Torry Stiles 10. I need to work on shortening my column titles. 9. Where are the good scissors? All I can find are the pinking shears. …and why do we have pinking shears? …and whoever thought to call them that? 8. I need a new hobby if I have enough time to put that much thought into pinking shears. 7. I...

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Weekly Movie Review: Kong: Skull Island
Mar16

Weekly Movie Review: Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island; weakly written, but impressively shot Hollywood is a big fan of sequels and remakes. They help to minimize the substantial financial uncertainty most movies present at the box office. In addition to the aforementioned category of films, some characters are so legendary they can spawn quasi sequels and remakes for decades. A movie featuring one of Hollywood’s most memorable characters opened this past weekend. Set...

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