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Woodburn teen selected for national leadership program

Jasmine Jackson, 16, of Woodburn, was among 50 students nationwide to be selected to participate in the Four Star Leadership program in Oklahoma City. The program offers leadership training, policy debate, speech competition and scholarships, and ...

Japanese ballet students train in Indiana

The Indiana Ballet Conservatory (IBC) hosted 21 ballet students from Japan during the summer to train with its world-renowned faculty. In addition, 15 students from around the U.S. and 42 from around Indiana came to the class in Carmel. These ...

Black data processors meet in Indianapolis

The Black Data Processing Association (BDPA) hosted its 36th annual National BDPA Technology Conference in Indianapolis. There, they honored and celebrated the contributions of several outstanding Indianapolis citizens whose Information Technology ...

Topiary expert lectures in Fishers

As part of “Gardens & All Things Green,” a two-week celebration of gardening and horticulture in Hamilton County, noted topiary expert Pear Fryar presented a free lecture and topiary demonstration. Fryar, the 80-year-old son of a sharecrop...

Hoosiers raise money for kidney transplant patient

Spencer resident Tonda Thacker Hinton awaits a new lease on life, which will come from a lifesaving kidney transplant. Over the years, she has endured countless procedures and medical crises, and she even underwent a kidney/pancreas transplant in ...

Guests enjoy weekend of Chords, Canvas and Cocktails

This summer, West Baden Springs Hotel, hosted “Chords, Canvas & Cocktails.” There, guests enjoyed “Jazz Under the Dome,” a weekend of standards, be-bop, and swing, featuring some of the best jazz talent in the region; a Bourbon Women ...

Jehovah’s Witnesses select Evansville for convention

For the 11th consecutive year, the Jehovah's Witnesses selected Evansville as a site for their summer convention. This is the largest religious group hosted by Evansville each year. Organizers anticipate 6,300 worshipers from Arkansas, Indiana, ...

Notre Dame, GE offers summer Camp

Girls from grades seven and eight at Brown, Jefferson and Jackson intermediate centers participated in the first GE Girls at ND summer camp on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The weeklong day camp gave the girls an introduction to STEM ...

African Leaders train at Notre Dame

Twenty-five young African leaders from 17 countries descended on the University of Notre Dame where they trained for six weeks in business and entrepreneurship as part of the Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Presid...

Happenings around the Hoosier State

Michelle Obama presents medal to Children’s Museum First Lady Michelle Obama presents the National Medal for Museum and Library Service to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in a White House ceremony. Accepting the award are (left to right) ...