Monthly Archives: September 2013

Former IPS Leader Named Interim Martin Univ. Pres.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Board of Trustees at Martin University announced recently that Dr. Eugene G. White, former superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), has been appointed interim president of the Indianapolis-based institution. Dr. White, who retired from the IPS post in April after seven years on the job, succeeds Dr. … Read More

Nativity 2nd Graders Share a Smile

INDIANAPOLIS — The Smile Drive for The Catholic Crisis Center ended on Aug. 30 and the second graders of Nativity Catholic School collected 480 dental items for the center located in downtown Indianapolis. The Center serves many in need, including many homeless. Ms. Courtney Bachus, who works at the center, … Read More

Conner Prairie Free Admission Day Sept. 28

FISHERS— Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian Affiliate, will open its doors with free general admission on Saturday, Sept. 28, as part of Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! This nationwide event offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket, available for download online. Visitors can explore … Read More

Commentary: A Circle of Dollars

I just finished reading Dr. Paul Krugman’s excellent book, End This Depression Now! Dr. Krugman won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008, so the guy has a thing or two to say about the “dismal science” of economics. One phrase kept sticking out for me as I read … Read More

Remembering the Baby Boomer Kid Stars

The Boss and I were watching the 1959 Disney film Third Man on the Mountain. It was a favorite of mine when I was a lad. It’s about a teenaged boy from Switzerland named Rudy Matt. Rudy’s dream is to become a mountain climbing guide as his father was. Because … Read More