Zionsville Times Sentinel

Features

March 27, 2013

After 52 years, local hero earns Scouting’s highest training honor

Zionsville — Local Cub Scout Pack No.105 last week announced Zionsville resident and World War II veteran Floyd Schultz received long overdue recognition for earning Scouting’s highest achievement in leader training: the Wood Badge.

As more than 200 Scouts and Zionsville residents looked on during a special ceremony, Schultz was presented his Wood Badge beads – a prestigious award established nearly 100 years ago for Scouting’s finest leaders.

Schultz completed the Wood Badge training program in 1961 but never received the recognition and awards he had earned. During a recent visit to speak before the Scouts of Pack 105, Schultz mentioned this oversight to the pack’s Cubmaster, Tom Sugar. After research by the Central Indiana Boy Scouts of America headquarters confirmed the error, Sugar arranged for Schultz to receive his Wood Badge awards.

Sugar had recently completed his own Wood Badge training, so the men were presented their honors together.

See Wednesday's Times Sentinel for the full story.

1
Text Only
Features
  • SarahZetzl ZWMS student rolls with basketball team When Sarah Zetzl was born with spina bifida, her parents, Heather and Jim Zetzl, never thought she would play competitive sports. Now 11 years old and a fifth-grader at Zionsville West Middle School, Sarah has made them think again as she shoots hoops with the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Mini Pacers wheelchair basketball team.

    March 12, 2014 2 Photos

  • New boutique set to open in March A new women's boutique store is scheduled to open in Zionsville by the beginning of March. Judy Revis, owner of Boutique 33, has been working hard since the beginning of February to turn the 33 E. Pine St. location into her new shop.

    February 26, 2014

  • Rosswurm named to autism treatment board Mary Rosswurm had quite the adjustment in 1996 when she moved to Indianapolis from California. She wasn't used to the snow and the cold, but the biggest adjustment for her was not having as many resources for her then 4-year-old autistic son, Brad. Brad is now 23 years old and graduated from Zionsville Community High School.

    February 19, 2014

  • NWS-ZT012214-IRT pic ZMS student performs at IRT Like most children, Weston LeCrone loved Disney films when he was younger. The Zionsville Middle School eighth-grader liked acting out scenes from the movies when he was 7 and has grown that love to become an actor in the Indiana Repertory Theatre's production of "And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank."

    January 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-ZT011514-Get Flasky pic Zionsville woman driven to 'Get Flasky' The first word that came to Linda Houpt's mind when describing her daughter was "driven." The word pops up numerous times as Ashten talks about growing her business, Get Flasky. Of course, Ashten must be pretty driven to stick with promoting her business after losing her suitcase on a Greyhound bus to Tijuana while traveling California to sell her custom flasks.

    January 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-ZT011514-Igloo1 Eskimo Man tries life in an igloo Zionsville parents were busy last week clearing snow and trying to figure out activities for their children after school was canceled for the week. After spending several hours Sunday, Jan. 5, cleaning off the sidewalks around his and his neighbors' houses, Michael Williams and neighbor Sean Walsh decided to build an igloo.

    January 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • NWS-ZT120413-JonesSoda Blackburn is 'pop' photographer Michelle Blackburn, a 2013 Zionsville Community High School graduate, has made herself "almost famous," and it all started on a whim. A photograph Michelle shot of herself is being featured on a Jones Soda label.

    December 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • NWS-ZT110613-Breast Cancer pic2 Salon aims to ease cancer-related hair loss Laura Yates didn't cry when her kids shaved her head, but she cried the week before when she got a drastic change in her hairstyle. Yates was diagnosed with breast cancer three days after Christmas last year and went through four rounds of chemotherapy in the spring. Now, she is cancer-free with a new hairstyle.

    November 6, 2013 2 Photos

  • NWS - ZT103013 - Pumpkins and Hayrides.jpg Fall Fun

    Four year old Tommy Schlueter watches his pumpkin float towards the pins Sunday afternoon, Oct. 27, during the Lions Club Pumpkins and Hayrides event.

    October 30, 2013 1 Photo

  • NWS-ZT103013-Chica2.jpg Something uniqua at Chica Boutiqua

    Stephanie Roberts, of Zionsville, right, purchases some jewelry from Kittie Kubacki’s “Oh My! Jewelry” booth at Chica Boutiqua Saturday, Oct. 26.

    October 30, 2013 1 Photo

Order Times Sentinel photos


Photos from April 2014

Facebook
Twitter Updates
AP Video
Raw: More Than 100,000 Gather for Easter Sunday Raw: Greeks Celebrate Easter With "Rocket War" Police Question Captain, Crew on Ferry Disaster Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide