Nicholas Xinopoulos – Surviving the virus

April 27, 2020 Faith Toole

Surviving the virus After a 20-day stay battling COVID-19 at IU Health West Hospital, Brownsburg’s Nick Xinopoulos was discharged By Stephanie Dolan Riding in his chariot of a wheelchair and flanked by the cheering hospital […]


Jeff Corder – Unsung Hero

April 6, 2020 Faith Toole

Unsung hero Behind the scenes, Jeff Corder coordinates Hendricks County’s pandemic response  By Stephanie Dolan At a time when statistics and images of the coronavirus can invoke fear and paranoia, throughout Hendricks County men and […]


Sandy Summerlot – Packed with Care

March 30, 2020 Faith Toole

Packed with Care: Hendricks County food pantries shift to new strategies to feed hungry during COVID-19 pandemic By Lindsay Doty Volunteer Sandy Summerlot efficiently boxes up a mix of canned green beans, hearty soups, frozen meats, […]


Dr. David Stopperich – Double Duty

March 23, 2020 Faith Toole

Double Duty Family doctor helps calm coronavirus worries as Hendrick County’s public health officer By Lindsay Doty Last Thursday morning Dr. David Stopperich headed into work at his family medical practice in Lizton to see […]


Chief Joel Thacker – Fired Up

March 16, 2020 Faith Toole

Fired up Plainfield Chief Joel Thacker named Indiana State Fire Marshal By Stephanie Dolan Since high school, Joel Thacker’s trajectory led him to serve others working in emergency response services. A career placement test as […]


Kelly DiBenedetto – Hearing the Need

March 10, 2020 Faith Toole

Hearing the Need Kelly DiBenedetto runs the Danville Chamber and a nonprofit for deaf children By Stephanie Dolan  Kelly DiBenedetto has a passion for helping people with hearing loss, experience running a nonprofit and a […]


Lora Helmick – Get Outside and Play

March 2, 2020 Faith Toole

Get Outside and Play  Washington Township Parks director Lora Helmick oversees innovation and growth By Stephanie Dolan  It would be easy to categorize Lora Helmick as outdoorsy. She often spends weekends camping with her family, […]


Denise Robinson – A New Nook

February 24, 2020 Faith Toole

A New Nook  Director Denise Robinson leads Brownsburg Public Library renovation By Stephanie Dolan Since she was a teenager, Denise Robinson found herself lost in the book stacks at the Brownsburg Public Library.   “I […]