Hitting the ground running

October 12, 2020 Faith Toole

After 21 years working for the town, Ryan Cannon named Avon town manager By Peg McRoy Glover Ryan Cannon, Avon’s new town manager, is anything but new to the operations of the town. Hired in […]


Honoring the fallen

October 5, 2020 Faith Toole

Brownsburg runners support police officer’s efforts to Rep the Blue By Lindsay Doty On a warm fall evening, Brownsburg police officer Tony West hits the pavement for a 5K run starting at Cardinal Park. He […]


Community policing at its best

September 28, 2020 Faith Toole

School officers connect with students in the hallways, keeping them safe and developing relationships By Stephanie Dolan When Avon students headed back to class, so did a new department of school resource officers. After having […]


The sound of music

September 14, 2020 Faith Toole

The sound of music  Demand for lessons spurs Avon’s Erica Ogden to open Westside Music Academy with business partners Saundra Kirchenbauer and Susan Finney By Stephanie Dolan  Music is the universal language, and students as […]


Penning the pages

August 24, 2020 Faith Toole

Penning the pages Brownsburg’s John Michael Stafford uses theological knowledge, military background to write Christian books  By Stephanie Dolan  Writers have a special ability to tap into readers’ imaginations and transport them to another time […]


Saying ‘I do’

August 17, 2020 Faith Toole

A decade after exchanging vows, amid the global pandemic Brian and Loree Wheeler purchase Avon Wedding Barn from retiring Jim and Darinda Dragon By Stephanie Dolan A decade ago Brian and Loree Wheeler became husband […]


Reel struggles

August 10, 2020 Faith Toole

Tracie Shearer, manager of the historic Royal Theater in Danville, struggles to keep its doors open amid the Hollywood movie hiatus due to the global pandemic By Stephanie Dolan Every small town has that place […]