Monthly Archives: March 2013

Get Up & Clean Up!

Spring is here (officially, anyway), but trash and debris is especially noticeable after the snow melts. In April, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is busy every weekend on various sides of town, helping volunteers clean the streets and alleyways of unsightly litter. This year, April 13 is the date eastsiders get … Read More

Indiana’s First Lady Visits Irvington Community Schools

IRVINGTON — Gov. Mike Pence’s wife, Karen, a former elementary public school art teacher, visited two Irvington Community School (ICS) campuses on Wednesday, March 20. The get-acquainted sessions were part of Mrs. Pence spending the day visiting several area public schools. Indiana’s First Lady chose to come to ICS as … Read More

Spades Park Library Hosts Mini-Book Festival

INDIANAPOLIS — On March 30 beginning at 1 p.m. as part of the Library’s Mini Book Festival, individuals of all ages are invited to the Spades Park Branch at 1801 Nowland to get up close and personal with popular young adult authors. These include Mike Mullin (Ashfall and Ashen Winter), … Read More

Local Students Receive Kiwanis/Pacers Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS — Dan Scofield, a senior at Lawrence North High School, and Samuel Elmore (not pictured), a senior at Scecina Memorial High School, each received a $1,000 Indiana Pacers Boys Basketball Academic All-Star Scholarship by the Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis supported by the Indiana Pacers at the 67th annual Indiana … Read More

News Briefs – March 29-April 5

City’s Pothole Viewer Offers Improved Customer Service INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) recently launched a new online tool that allows the public to view, report, and check the status of reported street potholes. Indy’s Pothole Viewer is available at and shows all pothole repair requests … Read More