Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fraudulent Medicare Callers are Robbing Bank Accounts

INDIANAPOLIS — There has been a rash of phone calls from solicitors claiming to be from the “Senior  Medicare Card Office” who are manipulating Medicare beneficiaries into revealing their bank account numbers. Once they have obtained this information, the solicitor then goes on to steal money from the beneficiary’s bank … Read More

It’s Time to Clean Out the Attic

It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll. I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. —William Ernest Henley, “Invictis” I occasionally correspond by e-mail with John Board, one of my Ball State College chums whom I haven’t seen … Read More

150 Years Ago: The Civil War

Note: 2012 continues the 150th anniversary of the greatest conflict in which Americans were ever engaged — the Civil War. This is the nineteenth in a series of articles providing a month by month synopsis from the pages of The Indianapolis Daily Journal of Hoosier reactions to national events. JULY, … Read More

Drought Could Limit Plant Development Next Year

As if home gardeners don’t have their hands full just trying to keep their plants healthy in this drought and scorching heat, they also need to know this: environmental stress this year could influence how the plants develop next year, Purdue Extension consumer horticulturist Rosie Lerner says. The columnist who … Read More

A Tree For Arnie

Last Tuesday, several members of the Indianapolis Warren Township Lions Club planted a tree at Howe Community High School. The tree, a pink dogwood, was planted to honor the memory of Lion Arnold Nelson Jr., a former member of the club, who passed away unexpectedly a little over a year … Read More