Celebrating 50 years

September 12, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Roncalli High School may be celebrating its 50th anniversary, but the history of the institution goes back more than 90 years to the days of Sacred Heart High School, which was renamed […]


Salute to Our Southside Heroes

September 5, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan A new digital collection of history The Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library currently houses a digital collection of materials from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Indianapolis Fire Department. This collection features […]


A teacher of teachers

August 29, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Gina Kuntz-Fleming grew up on the Southside. She attended Holy Name Catholic School, graduated from Roncalli High School and got her degree from what was then Marian College (now Marian University). She […]


A safe place to learn

August 22, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan To attain the honor of Eagle Scout, a Boy Scout must meet certain requirements, including the completion of a service project that demonstrates both his leadership skills as well as his commitment […]


Cougars Care

August 15, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan It’s easy to believe, as a U.S. citizen, that the issue of HIV/AIDS is still going. Incidents of new cases in this country are down from what they were years ago and […]


If you build it, they will come

August 1, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan First Fridays in Indianapolis are synonymous with gallery shows, concert venues and food truck festivals. Artists of every genre come together on these nights to show their work, discuss their art and […]


Working with ‘Good Bones’

July 25, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan If you’re like me, you love reality TV. I know, I know… right away your brain went to a booze-swilling, club-hopping, Kardashian kind of place, didn’t it? The kind of place where […]



July 4, 2019 SST

Each year, The Southside Times recognizes a few honorable and loyal veterans from the Southside. This year, we are featuring individuals who discuss memoires and how their experiences have influenced them: Jim Church (Navy/Vietnam War), […]


A cup of chari-tea

May 2, 2019 SST

By Stephanie Dolan Along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, at 647 Virginia Ave., sits a coffee shop that you may or may not have heard of. For 10 years, the Calvin Fletcher Coffee Company, owned by […]