Monthly Archives: October 2015

BMV Expands Hours for Voter IDs

INDIANAPOLIS — BMV license branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, November 2 and on Tuesday, November 3 to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place. Branches will be open on Monday, November 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. … Read More

Pulitzer-winning Author Kidder to Speak at UIndy

INDIANAPOLIS — Author and journalist Tracy Kidder, whose honors have included a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, will read and discuss his work Nov. 12 at the University of Indianapolis. Admission is free to the event, which begins at 7 p.m. in UIndy Hall of Schwitzer Student Center, … Read More

Public Info Meetings on I-69 Extension

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold public information meetings for Interstate 69 from Martinsville to Indianapolis, known formally as Section 6. INDOT plans to hold 4th quarter public information meetings at the following hosting location in Indianapolis: Perry Meridian High School: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. … Read More

Book Review: Fire in the Water by James Alexander Thom

James Alexander Thom’s latest historical fiction novel, Fire in the Water, tells the story of recently married Paddy Quinn, the protagonist of St. Patrick’s Battalion, who learns of the assassination of President Lincoln. Immediately, he determines that he and his bride must travel from New Orleans to attend the funeral … Read More


When you think about winterizing your vehicle this winter, consider protecting yourself as well. Being cooped up inside more during the winter months puts us at risk for many respiratory illnesses, and disease caused by the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae (or pneumococcus) is a specific threat. This bacteria causes thousands of … Read More