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February 21, 2017

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
  • BEECH GROVE
  • CENTER GROVE
  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS
Celebrating Southern Plaza
Dec08

Celebrating Southern Plaza

Take a look back at the first shopping center on the Southside, hosting its grand opening in 1961 By Nicole Davis With individual stores scattered along the Southside, if residents wanted a big shopping trip with everything in one place then they would need to get dressed up and drive downtown. That is, until Southern Plaza came along. As the first shopping center on the Southside, if Southern Plaza didn’t have what you were looking...

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Insuring sweet dreams
Dec01

Insuring sweet dreams

Nguncer Bualteng opens her second business, Mang Tha Insurance, in Perry Township on Nov. 1 Having opened Mang Tha Insurance on Nov. 1, Nguncer Bualteng wants to ensure that her clients can go to sleep safe and sound, knowing that they’re being well taken care of. That’s part of the name, after all. Mang Tha means sweet dreams in the Chin language. “You come with us and you will sleep happily,” she said. Bualteng was born and raised...

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Happy 100th Anniversary, Beech Grove High School!
Nov17

Happy 100th Anniversary, Beech Grove High School!

High School Principal Elizabeth Walters shares what makes Beech Grove a special place in the 2016-17 school year By Nicole Davis “Small schools, big opportunities.” When Elizabeth Walters came to Beech Grove High School as its newest principal in 2015, she said she instantly saw how that mantra was true. “We have here the capability and support from our central office administration and our community to provide robust opportunities...

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WWII veterans Dale Zapp and Tom Scanlon are presented with Quilt of Valor at The Social of Greenwood
Jul21

WWII veterans Dale Zapp and Tom Scanlon are presented with Quilt of Valor at The Social of Greenwood

Presented with a ‘Quilt of Valor’ on July 18, Dale Zapp and then Tom Scanlon were recognized for their service to the United States during World War II. The Quilt of Valor Foundation, established in 2003, honors veterans for their service with a handmade quilt. State Coordinator for Indiana, Christine Hurley, of the Southport area, said the quilt is to help the veterans experience comfort, healing and is a symbol of the many prayers...

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Catholic Festivals 2016
Jun02

Catholic Festivals 2016

Southside Catholic Festival Directory Save these dates! Next weekend Saint Mark Funfest June 9, 10 and 11, 5 to 11 p.m. 535 E. Edgewood Ave. Perry Township, Indianapolis (317) 787-8246 stmarkfunfest.org Our Lady of Greenwood Summer Festival June 9, 10 and 11, 5 p.m. to midnight 335 S. Meridian St. Greenwood (317) 888-2861 olgreenwood.org Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival June 10 and 11, 5 to 11 p.m. 520 Stevens St. Indianapolis...

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Hoosier Home Helpers
Mar25

Hoosier Home Helpers

Franklin Township’s Jerry Rushton finds gratification in helping homeowners make a profit when selling their property What would a house need if you were going to live there? That’s the first question Jerry Rushton asks himself when he looks at a prospective home before investing his own money to fix it up. With a longtime interest in real estate, Rushton has transformed his hobby of buying and fixing up properties into a business...

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Beginning with a Boom(er)
Jan20

Beginning with a Boom(er)

Perry Senior Services and Southport Parks Dept. to offer Euchre every third Thursday As the Southport Parks Department and Perry Senior Services prepare to offer euchre every third Thursday, the first event on Jan. 21 will kick off with a party. Before the card game, Boomer from the Pacers, a Pacemate and some Pacers staff will join for a celebration. The Pacers representatives will join Perry Seniors to promote a healthy, active life...

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