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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Connect to care

September 16, 2018 editors

Emmanuel Church’s ministry supports foster families financially, emotionally and spiritually By Nancy Price Not long after Christina Idleman and her fiancé, Phil, moved to Indiana, they decided to foster children. After their first placement, they […]


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 […]