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March 23, 2017

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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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St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside
Mar16

St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside

Sampling of Southside St. Patrick’s Day events All events are on March 17. This listing is not all-inclusive. Call your favorite establishment to see if it is hosting an event. ShamRock the Taphouse What: Live music in the tent starts at 5 p.m. with 3:1. Dan Melvin plays at 7 p.m. and Flatland Harmony at 9 p.m. Free limo rides. Specials all day. $5 cover charge. When: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. Where: McGilvery’s Taphouse, 8249 US 31,...

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Behind the Badge: Sgt. Justin Griggs
Mar10

Behind the Badge: Sgt. Justin Griggs

Justin Griggs: Sgt. says public support, good coworkers and town growth make Bargersville PD the perfect job When Sgt. Justin Griggs came to the Bargersville Police Department in 2009, he saw the town as an up and coming area. “I wanted to get in on the ground level,” he said. Bargersville had seven full-time police officers when Griggs came onto the department. It has grown to 13. “I work with a great group of guys,” Griggs said,...

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