Support for survivors of suicide

November 26, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price In 2017, Johnson County’s suicide rate was 14.3 deaths per 100,000 individuals. Kathleen Ratcliff is working toward reducing those statistics by helping to form the Suicide Prevention Coalition of Johnson County. Ratcliff […]


A call for social justice

November 7, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price There is an estimated 40.3 million victims of human trafficking around the world. Of those, hundreds of thousands are in the U.S. “Human trafficking often happens right under our nose,” said Tom […]


Fighting Parkinson’s

September 19, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Ted Kitchel, a former IU basketball player, sports analyst and Center Grove resident, is raising money to help find a cure for a disease he was diagnosed with several years ago: Parkinson’s. […]


Celebrating the local community

July 15, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Those who meet Fran Reiley may be surprised to learn that she’s not Irish. The red-haired local who works for Our Lady of Greenwood Parish is, in fact, Italian. “My favorite movies […]


Connecting with community

June 20, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Alexandria Wheeler has always been drawn to health and wellness. She even graduated from Hanover College with a degree in Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology. Now she works as a membership development manager […]


Service over self

May 23, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Bob Goodrum has a servant’s heart, one that is unlimited to various populations he’s helped over the years. Whether assisting young men aging out of the foster system, providing new programs for […]


ICON of the Month: Rick Peyton

May 2, 2019 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Rick Peyton, a former social studies teacher for Perry Township Schools, loved his job and interacting with the students. Yet he knew when it was time to retire. “The one thing I […]