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Producing stronger neighborhoods

April 6, 2018 Marianne Coil

Fresh, healthy produce will soon be sprouting up in a Perry Township community garden, in an effort organizers see as an effective neighborhood partnership model. The community garden is sponsored by Bethany Lutheran, the church […]

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Still a person

March 15, 2018 Marianne Coil

Scrapbooks by Girl Scout Hannah N. Heilman console the elderly and assist caregivers By Marianne Coil When Rose Martlage-Henneke’s husband died, she wanted to make a scrapbook, but the resident of Greenwood Village South (GVS) […]

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Ready to expand

February 22, 2018 Marianne Coil

New Greenwood VFW post to offer more to Indy Southside and Johnson County By Marianne Coil A new building will be important to Greenwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864 as it appeals to thousands […]


‘Make it a great day’

February 1, 2018 Marianne Coil

Franklin Central High School Principal Kevin Koers moves up as new officer for secondary education By Marianne Coil Kevin Koers was one of those boys who burned bugs under a magnifying glass. As he grew […]

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Blue Christmas

December 21, 2017 Marianne Coil

Franklin Township ministers seek to console hearts that cry out By Marianne Coil A small group enters Franklin Central Christian Church on an overcast December night. Soft piano music greets them, and then a minister […]

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Christmas at Garfield

December 14, 2017 Marianne Coil

Families can see Conservatory Crossing at Garfield Park through Dec. 31 Story and Photos by Marianne Coil Families dropped in for pictures with Santa, to hear stories, and to enjoy the arts during Christmas at […]

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Executive with a Backbeat

August 10, 2017 Marianne Coil

Drummer Rusty Hamilton to lead Soul Street in WAMMfest Finale By Marianne Coil Rusty Hamilton, drummer and co-founder of Soul Street, always wanted to play the drums. Growing up in North Vernon, Ind., he saw a […]