Category: Cover Stories

Frances Farmer, an early 20th century actress and television host, had Fishers chosen as her final resting place. (Submitted photo) 0

Resting in peace

A look back at how famed actress Frances Farmer left Hollywood for Indy   By Michelle Williams Driving by Oaklawn Memorial Gardens has been commonplace for many Fishers and northeast side residents over the...

Alphonso Bailey, former boxer, now helps Fishers kids. (Photo by James Feichtner) 0

The good fight

Former boxer uses past to help troubled juveniles   By Renee Larr Fishers resident Alphonso Bailey is using his past to create bright futures for incarcerated juveniles and adults. Bailey created and operates the...

Indiana On Tap staff Adam Schick, from left, Joel Bozman and Justin Knepp raise their glasses at Upland Taproom in Carmel.. (Submitted photo) 0

Brewing a Community

Fishers-based digital medium unites Hoosier craft beer community By James Feichtner For the past few years, craft micro-breweries have been exploding all over the Midwest, especially in Indiana. With so much going on in...

From left: Jackie Abbett, Barb Settles-Huge, Charlie Abbett, Dan Huge, Pat Settles, Amber Sermersheim, Diane Hamer and Kim Schrank at Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2014. (Submitted photo) 0

Yoga for forgotten thoughts

Fundraiser aims to find a cure for Alzheimer’s By Renee Larr Barb Settles Huge knows firsthand how damaging the diagnosis of a family member with Alzheimer’s can be. Her father, Jack Settles, was diagnosed...

Fishers couple, Kelsey Faludy and Drew McGuire, forms band together. (Submitted photo) 0

Love and music

  Fishers couple grows close over making music together By Chris Bavender Two years ago Kelsey Faludy had just moved to Indiana. Drew McGuire wanted to meet new people. That led to each creating...

Tom Dickey runs with son, Tyler, up a hill on Camelback Mountain in Phoenix, Ariz.. (Submitted photo) 0

Open hearts

Dickey family answer call to help children  By Mark Ambrogi Tom Dickey’s life took a turn he never expected when his three oldest children were born with a genetic neuromuscular disease. “We were thrusted into...

Earl Lott dressed up as Uncle Sam for last year’s freedom festival. (Submitted photo) 0

Rock the fourth

Fishers Freedom Festival provides activities and fun   By Anna Skinner All in Fishers have a chance to celebrate the fourth of July early without spending obscene amounts of money yet again. The Fishers...

(Clockwise) Jack Shaffer, Terry Cross, Brad Rainier and Jim Tremblay discuss the features of a Civil War era sword. (Photo by James Feichtner) 0

Celebrating the Past

Civil War group continue to learn together By Anna Skinner The investigation of our country’s history is what keeps its memories alive today. For some, history lessons through school satisfied our urge to delve...

Alexis Kapsalis (center) on a previous mission trip in Guatemala. (Submitted photo) 0

Mission for love

Fishers native will go on an 11 month mission trip to help 11 nations By Anna Skinner Come September, Alexa Kapsalis will go on the journey of a lifetime. The Fishers High School and...

The Johnson family, Bill, Donita, Natalie, Sam, at Mini Indy Speedway after Sam won the feature races for both of the cars. (Photo by Leonard Foster) 0

Desire to Drive

Fishers family finds a passion in racing By Michelle Williams Donita Johnson believes that kids typically fall into one of three categories: those who like balls, those who like dinosaurs or those who like...