Zionsville Times Sentinel

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August 14, 2013

Zionsville resident out of running for Hoosier Lottery contest

Zionsville resident Gia Berns was not named a finalist for the Hoosier Lottery's Hometown Host contest. Berns was one of 20 semi-finalists to be the on-air draw talent for the Hoosier Lottery live ball drawings. Voting took place online at www.hoosierlottery.com through midnight, Friday, Aug. 9, to determine the top five finalists. The finalists are Heather Cruise, Fort Wayne; Robin La'Toya Curry, Gary; Lisa Wright Minter, Indianapolis; Chayzee Smith, Indianapolis; and Jennifer Wilkens, Anderson. The finalists will audition live in front of an audience and a panel of local celebrity judges at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at the Indiana State Fair.

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  • Whitestown Parks Board still intact After thinking over it for one month, the Whitestown Town Council has decided to scrap the ordinance that would have disbanded the parks board.

    August 20, 2014

  • Legion gains peace of mind with parking lot purchase The Whitestown American Legion Post No. 410 hopes to be part of the town's core for years to come. It's a step closer with the Whitestown Town Council approval Tuesday night, Aug. 12, to put a parking lot up for public auction across the street from the Legion's building, as the post will buy for its members. The Legion members were worried about parking since the path of the Farm Heritage Trail, which bisects downtown Whitestown, runs directly behind the post and would eliminate the existing parking.

    August 20, 2014

  • NWS ZT082014 Creek Cleanup pic Eagle Creek cleanup is about stewardship For 30 years, Todd Settle waded his way through Eagle Creek to fish. Last year, he wanted to do something about all the debris he was seeing floating through the town's waterway. Settle led a group of 40 other residents and volunteers to clean out 2,600 pounds of debris last year and hopes to get even more debris out of the creek this year. Settle is organizing a creek cleanup for Saturday, Sept. 13, with a focus on the stretch of Eagle Creek from Elm Street Green to Turkey Foot Park.

    August 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hayat - Dennis hug Zionsville's Norris family grows by one After eight years working as a translator for the U.S. military and U.S. contractors in Afghanistan and spending seven of those years applying for a special immigration visa to relocate to the United States, Hayat Nooristani is finally home in Zionsville.

    August 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Masons hope for larger community impact Wanting to contribute to a local organization and have a fun time doing it, the members of the Charles F. Frank Masonic Lodge No. 760 are sponsoring their first golf outing.

    August 20, 2014

  • Zionsville, Whitestown fire departments forge partnership The Zionsville and Whitestown fire departments have entered into a partnership to help ease the burden of the hiring process.

    August 13, 2014

  • Bullying legislation backs ZCS policy In 2013, the Indiana Legislature put into effect laws that define bullying and lay out procedures to which schools must comply to. Zionsville Community Schools had policies and procedures in place before the law was passed, but according to administrators, the legislation reinforces their efforts.

    August 13, 2014

  • Random drug testing postponed at ZCS After months of debate, the Zionsville Community Schools Board of Trustees voted Monday night, Aug. 11, to table the random drug testing proposal for this school year.

    August 13, 2014

  • NWS ZT081314 sparklers Miss Bubbles wins 2nd straight Z'Sparkle Several brave men came together in Zionsville Friday, Aug. 8, in drag, in the name of Alzheimer's research. Zionsville police officer Josh Chapman, or Miss Bubbles, as he was known for the night, won the heels heat for the second year in a row at the Z'Sparkle Party Drag Race annual fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association.

    August 13, 2014 3 Photos

  • NWS ZT080614 Medicine Bin2 ZPD gets medicine drop box Thanks to the Boone County Solid Waste Management District and the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant program, Zionsville residents have a place to discard their old medicine.

    August 6, 2014 2 Photos

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