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Haunts & Jaunts: The Triska Opera House

September 14, 2017 Rick Hinton

   I’ve been asked to write about some of my own personal experiences while ghost hunting. While it’s not the stuff of dramatic TV fare, there have been memorable occurrences along the journey. There were […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: The Roads Hotel

August 24, 2017 Rick Hinton

The Roads Hotel    The Roads Hotel, located in Atlanta, Ind. (due north from Noblesville), stands firmly entrenched in the progression of the time and history of an Indiana farming community. It hasn’t changed! There […]


Haunts & Jaunts: Going to Gettysburg

August 17, 2017 Rick Hinton

   This past weekend was a Boy Scout one. The Ritual is something I’ve participated in for 12 years now. 150 individual fires this weekend sequentially dotted the meadow, casting a curtain of blue fog […]


Haunts & Jaunts: Heroes

August 3, 2017 Rick Hinton

    Webster’s Dictionary defines the word Hero as “any person admired for courage, nobility, etc.” It also adds the caveat “an illustrious warrior.” There’s so much more that can be said about what a […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: Food, wine & spirits?

July 20, 2017 Rick Hinton

Food, wine & spirits? *Read the first half of Rick Hinton’s Vino Villa column, at this link.   Many look upon on an older home, immediately assuming it is haunted. Wrong! You’ve been watching too […]

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Haunts & Jaunts: Vino Villa

July 13, 2017 Rick Hinton

Vino Villa, Greenwood   I had driven by the home on 200 N. Madison Avenue many times, always on the way to somewhere else. The summer months found large groups of people on the outside […]