ICON of the Month: Nancy Plake

May 21, 2022 Stephanie Dolan

By Todd Travis Nancy Plake became the first executive director of United Way of Johnson County in 1990. She’s been a Center Grove resident since 1987. “I love living in the Center Grove area. My […]


ICON of the Month: Anne Ameis

March 19, 2022 Stephanie Dolan

Compiled by Nicole Davis and Roncalli High School Recently named the class of 2022 valedictorian for Roncalli High School, Anne Ameis dedicates her time both in and out of the classroom. She will graduate with […]


ICON of the Month: Raymond Jackson

February 19, 2022 Stephanie Dolan

Compiled by Nancy Hammerstrom Center Grove Police Chief Raymond Jackson knew from a young age that he wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement. “My best friend’s dad was a sergeant in the city […]

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ICON of the Month: Richard Huber

January 15, 2022 Stephanie Dolan

Compiled by Nicole Davis Dr. Richard “Dick” Huber was recently selected by AARP, a nonprofit organization for people ages 50 and older, to receive the 2021 AARP Indiana Andrus Award for Community Service. This is […]

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ICON of the Month: Rose Myers

December 1, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

Rose Myers is a sixth-degree blackbelt and head instructor at Pilsung ATA Martial Arts in Greenwood. Hundreds of students have come through her program from preschool age through adults. As a teacher of Taekwondo, Myers […]

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ICON of the Month: Blythe Potter

September 24, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

What do you consider your greatest virtue?  I have compassion for life, all life and living beings, and an intense desire to do no harm and reduce the amount of suffering in the world. What […]

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ICON of the Month: Scott Knapp

August 13, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

Scott Knapp is the current athletic director of Center Grove High School. He’s worked and been around in the district for many years before taking over longtime AD John Zwitt. Knapp is currently in his […]


ICON of the month: Martha Anderson

July 15, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

Martha Andersen is the current assistant principal of Pleasant Grove Elementary School. Anderson has lived in Greenwood for the last 25 years with her husband of 34 years, Kim Andersen. The two raised their sons, […]


Icon of the Month: Mike Duke

March 13, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

Serving for generations and generations to come Mike Duke celebrate 35 years of business and ministry with Duke Homes, Inc. Mike Duke, a Center Grove and IU Business School Grad, lives on a farm west […]