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 […]


Center Grove’s Mr. Football

February 10, 2021 Stephanie Dolan

By Nancy Price Carson Steele has had a very good year. In addition to helping the Trojans win the 6A state championship and a No. 12 ranking in the High School Football America 100 national […]


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 […]


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 […]