Judy Proctor

March 18, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Judy Proctor is helping to change the stigma of mental illness and suicide on the Southside. Eleven years ago, the mother of three tragically lost her son Andrew to suicide. Through her […]


Pat Hertel

February 17, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

Retired Lilly scientist has passion for children and ministries By Nancy Price As a girl growing up in the ‘60s, Pat Hertel didn’t let anyone define her role as a female. She followed through on […]


ICON OF THE YEAR: Mary Kay Anthony

December 20, 2018

By Nancy Price Along each of our paths in life, we have many teachers. Some may teach us valuable professional skills. Others teach us life skills: to give to others, lead by example or persevere […]


Loren Minnix

November 20, 2018 editors

Local veteran helps those struggling with PTSD By Nancy Price Loren Minnix is helping veterans turn their post-traumatic stress disorder into a positive growth experience. Minnix, a veteran himself, started Greenwood-based Warrior’s Hope in 2006. […]


Matt Hogan

October 21, 2018 editors

President of home-schooled sports organization leads by faith By Nancy Price Center Grove resident Matt Hogan has helped to turn a local soccer club for homeschooled youth into a multi-sport 501c3 nonprofit organization that focuses […]


Nikki Purdue

August 21, 2018 editors

Special education teacher helps busy families stress a little less By Nancy Price Nikki Purdue knew she wanted to be a special education teacher from the time she was 13. When the Center Grove resident […]


Tracy Watson

July 16, 2018 editors

Center Grove woman’s calling leads to life-changing Bible club By Nancy Price Tracy Watson has had several faith-based callings in her life: communicating the word of God, leading by example to her children and serving […]


Icon of the month: Alison McDaniel

June 18, 2018 editors

Dress shop owner enjoys giving to community By Johnette Cruz Alison McDaniel is no stranger to making moves not only in personal life but in business as well. A Minnesota native, McDaniel did not relocate […]


Icon of the Month: Mark Landis

May 21, 2018 editors

Center Grove worship pastor continues work with fine arts academy for youth Compiled by Johnette Cruz, Rebecca Bennett and Nancy Price Mark Landis heard a calling for music at a very young age. Today, the […]