• Lindsay Labas finds joy behind the scenes as Carmel Clay Parks and Recreation marketing director

    By Jylian Vigar BUTLER UNIVERSITY Lindsay Labas was not someone who knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. She never had that one passion. As a graphic design student at Purdue University she took one marketing class and she did pretty well. “I thought that might be something I was interested in, […]

  • Modern-Day Nomad: Magdalena Hoyos-Segovia

    By Emma Edick BUTLER UNIVERSITY Light floods through the gallery’s windows like a summer sunrise during the first snowfall of the year. Relaxing music trumps the sound of the heater. Cars drive by on Main Street in Carmel’s Art and Design District. The light wood floors and clean white walls inside the gallery let the […]

  • Hamilton County parks superintendent finds her calling

      By Mike Murtaugh BUTLER UNIVERSITY Amanda Smith can recall her first memorable experience with nature like it was just yesterday. Coming home from school one day in sixth grade, Smith said that she remembers noticing that her mother and her stepfather had cut down her favorite tree in the backyard, leaving just a stump […]

  • Voter turnout worries officials

    MATTHEW VANTRYON | BUTLER Carmel resident Seth Ely did not come out to the polls in the city’s most recent election. “I respect the fact that I have the right to vote, but I feel like the amount of time it takes to think about it and consider the options and really make an educated […]

  • Alfreeda Goff: Making others her priority

    By Ben Sieck BUTLER UNIVERSITY Anton Goff yearned to start his senior year at East Allegheny High School. He had spent his entire life in the Pittsburgh area, and it was time for one last hurrah. A standout athlete, college scouts already noticed his play on the football field. For his mother, Alfreeda Goff, he […]

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  • Carmel then and now: Worlds Apart

    Carmel then and now: Worlds Apart

    By: Matthew VanTryon | BUTLER UNIVERSITY Nick Kestner has lived in Carmel since 1969. He opened a Schwinn bicycle shop in 1979.  He can remember when there was not much to see in Carmel. Not much other than a local

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  • Civic Theatre’s Centennial Season

    Civic Theatre’s Centennial Season

    EMMA EDICK BUTLER UNIVERSITY If someone had told Katie Angel that Civic would change her life, she might not have believed it in high school. But it most certainly did. Angel was asked by a friend to come along and

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