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March 25, 2017

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
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  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS
Eradicating exploitation
Mar23

Eradicating exploitation

As Purchased founder Jessica Evans prepares for 6th Annual Illuminate fundraiser, she celebrates a 10-year journey into helping human trafficking victims By Cleveland Dietz II Jessica Evans had no idea how a trip to Nepal in 2007 would change her life. A couple of people in her church were involved with an organization called ServLife, which worked to establish churches, care for children and fight poverty in India and Nepal,...

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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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Council changeover
Mar10

Council changeover

As Ed Bell moves to Beech Grove’s compliance department, Vito Mascari is appointed to fill the vacant city council seat In the nearly three years since Beech Grove established its compliance department, the council has passed ordinances to help enforce cleanliness throughout the city in an effort to beautify the neighborhoods and make it more inviting to visitors, current and prospective residents. Now one city councilor has gone from...

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An audible difference
Mar02

An audible difference

Volunteers such as Southside’s Linda Stark help grow IRIS’ informational programming for people with visual or physical impairments As volunteers sit in recording booths, reading newspapers live over the radio for Indiana Reading & Information Services (IRIS), they may be imagining the person at the other end, listening and, hopefully, being impacted by the service. “Because it’s an invisible audience, we don’t know who’s...

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Jingle of Jewelry
Feb23

Jingle of Jewelry

Richmond Hill’s Cox family gives back to Riley Hospital for Children through upcoming fundraiser She didn’t want to go to a jewelry party, but the Richmond Hill baseball mom decided to attend. After talking with a sales leader, Andrea Cox wound up agreeing to host her own party in the first week of November 2012.  After her debut as hostess, she turned in her orders to Premier Designs Jewelry. They were supposed to be delivered to her...

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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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