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Planning’s a treat

October 21, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Sherri Coner Balloons are colorful little clouds on a string, floating around in a party atmosphere. When fun-loving, party planning queen Holly Stalets recently merged those two thoughts, a happy idea resulted. And who […]

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Pink warriors fight together

October 21, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Sherri Coner A lot of mothers-in-law share life moments with their daughters-in-law such as trading recipes, working together to prepare holiday meals or attending kids’ activities. But Pam Mayer Paulin of New Whiteland never […]

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Magnet memories

October 7, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Sherri Coner In Drew and Tammy Hester’s Whiteland home, guests walk into the kitchen, see the magnet-covered fridge and immediately know these are the kind of people who have plenty of luggage and passports. […]

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Franklin Recovery Fair

September 16, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Sherri Coner Though the event is called the Franklin Recovery Fair, it draws people from several surrounding areas. Some people are in early recovery from addiction, hoping to make new sober friends. Some have […]

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‘The Wind Knows My Name’

September 16, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Stefanie Davis Isabel Allende’s latest novel, “The Wind Knows My Name,” is a powerful, character-driven set of parallel narratives discussing the effects of war and immigration on two children during two different time periods. […]

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Athlete of the Month: Max Williams

September 16, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

By Mark Ambrogi Center Grove High School senior tennis player Max Williams has transitioned from being a three-year doubles player to the ninth-ranked Trojans’ No. 3 singles player. “The skill set for playing singles is […]

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2023 Fall Festivals

September 16, 2023 Stephanie Dolan

Fall festivities are in full swing in and around the Center Grove area. From savoring the flavors of apple and pumpkin spice to shopping for handmade items or listening to live music – there’s no […]