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February 21, 2017

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
  • BEECH GROVE
  • CENTER GROVE
  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS
Hope for Tomorrow
Feb16

Hope for Tomorrow

Justin Thang uses fashion to educate, promote Burmese traditions and fit into American culture By helping to organize the fashion show for the Myanmar Union Day and previous Chin National Day celebrations, Justin Thang is doing more than simply celebrating these historically-significant events. He’s using the clothing to educate others, promote the Burmese culture and reflect back on how far he and his family have come. “Cultural...

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Chin National Day 2017
Feb16

Chin National Day 2017

Cultural fashion, dance, singing and talent to be showcased during Chin National Day Chin National Day is a good time to learn about the Chin community, while experiencing some of their traditions firsthand, says Chin Community of Indiana President KJack William. Chin National Day comes originates Feb. 20, 1948, when Chin representatives voted to adopt democracy for electing local and state leaders. The central Indiana community,...

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Southside Sweethearts
Feb09

Southside Sweethearts

Three Southside couples share their stories of love and life together Love takes all shapes and sizes, as every couple has a different story to share of how they met, how they have made their marriage last, what it means to find true love. It’s not always love at first sight. Some people know they’ve met their soulmate from the moment their eyes lock. Others, well, not so much.  What matters is that once the love has manifested, the...

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Greenwood Public Library: 100 Years
Feb02

Greenwood Public Library: 100 Years

Greenwood Public Library celebrates 100 years of reading, programming and service, made possible by community support The Greenwood Public Library was set to open in February 1917. It planned on having a traveling exhibit of 100 books, on loan from the state library. The day before, GPL staff learned that they weren’t going to receive those materials. They put a call out to the community, which came through with a donation of 33 books...

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In formation for freedom
Jan19

In formation for freedom

IMPD Motorcycle Drill Team, commanded by Southside’s Sgt. Bret McAtee, heads to presidential inauguration parade In his 35 years of law enforcement and 34 years as a member of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s Motorcycle Drill Team, Bret McAtee estimates he has ridden in more than 1,000 parades. He is planning to retire in January 2018 and is starting his final year on a high note. The team has been selected to...

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Sweaty in ’17
Jan12

Sweaty in ’17

Southside fitness experts share the benefits of exercise, what’s trending this year and advice for beginners Get healthy. Listed as the top New Year’s resolution made in 2017 according to Google data, 62,776,640 people searched the phrase from January to October of last year. This is up 13.77 percent from the year prior, with a 315 percent increase in the searches for ‘gym.’ Now let’s make that resolution stick. Also trending this...

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What’s your reality?
Jan05

What’s your reality?

Beech Grove native Kent Bye interviews leaders in virtual reality technologies in his Voices of VR Podcast More than 200 million virtual reality (VR) headsets are predicted to be sold by 2020. This rapidly-evolving technology gained a lot of interest with the first consumer product launched in 2016. It has the potential to change society in a number of ways, but what is its ultimate potential? Beech Grove native Kent Bye has spent the...

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