Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Golden Globes

After the holidays are over and the new year begins the season for entertainment and media awards begin. From January to the first of April there is usually some kind of awards show honoring actors, singers, musicians,  artists  and craftsmen in all phases of the entertainment industry. Since Boomers are … Read More

Book Review: Andrew McGroundhog and His Shady Shadow by Peter J. Welling

Children know about Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny.  But do they know the story of Groundhog Day? Peter J. Welling’s entrancing new children’s book, Andrew McGroundhog and His Shady Shadow, hopes to impart this legendary celebration to the young and young at heart of today. The book starts with … Read More

Beech Grove Schools Receives Contribution

BEECH GROVE — Indiana Members Credit Union (IMCU) recently presented a check for $2,960 to Beech Grove City Schools as part of an ongoing school spirit debit card program.  The partnership allows Beech Grove fans the opportunity to show their school spirit and support the athletic program by signing up … Read More

100 Years Ago This Week: Jan. 30-Feb. 6

From The Indianapolis Star, Thursday, February 4, 1915: A force of more than 100 men began yesterday in cleaning the streets of snow and slush under the direction of the citizens’ employment committee. The men were taken from the employment bureau registry, on which 3,000 names appear, the most needy … Read More

Life in the Trenches: Home Sweet Home

Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home; A charm from the skies seems to hallow us there, Which seek thru’ the world, is ne’er met elsewhere. The robin in its nest, the fox in its den, the wren in … Read More