No Heroes Left Behind

December 10, 2020 SST

By Stephanie Dolan All parents are proud of their children, but Lisa Blackwell of Greenwood may have a few extra reasons to crow about her son, Landon. The 18-year-old Center Grove High School senior makes […]


One Love Charity

November 19, 2020 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Penney Bray, of Indy’s Southside, has been an accountant for the state for 13 years. During that time, she was also a member of the Beech Grove Moose Lodge. This is where […]


The birthday gift of life

October 15, 2020 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Life can change in the blink of an eye. For 15-year-old Dylan Matkins it may have been even quicker. Jan. 2 started out as a normal day. “Everyone was home,” Dylan’s mom, […]


When homelessness happens in your own community

September 17, 2020 SST

By Stephanie Dolan When many of us picture someone who is homeless, we may visualize a person who could be dangerous, has an addiction, refuses employment, roams around the streets in a large city begging […]



December 27, 2019 SST

The Southside Times is honoring Southsiders who passed away in 2019 and made a significant difference in their community. From those who beautified a part of the Southside with an arts center to those who […]


Working within the system

October 10, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan  We’ve all seen the news broadcasts and film footage of children in detention centers because their parents, who were seeking asylum in the United States, brought them into the country illegally. These […]


Moving Beyond

October 3, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan It’s hard to get past some things. Life is fraught with unexpected ups and downs, and some of those downs come with a lot of baggage. Like cancer. Never mind just getting […]