For a city slicker, I'm starting to get used to the 4-H livestock auction. After several years of covering the event, I have finally learned what a barrow is, for instance, and how ornery these critters can be.
After over 40 years, Pfeiffer's Jewelry is still going strong and bucking the trend that has put many mom-and-pop merchants out of business. Jim and Jeanette Pfeiffer have made a good living from their downtown store, and they feel most blessed about that.
or the last couple years as he traveled to and from work, Eric Fleetwood would often see a red fox around O&M Avenue and SR 750. "It was so cool, especially when I started seeing the fox with two babies a few weeks ago," said the North Vernon man who works the second shift at a Seymour factory. "I'd sometimes see them during the day on my way to work, but usually I'd see them at night when I'm coming home. They have little green eyes and the mother glowed red as a poinsettia bloom." His wife, Leanne, would sometimes see the fox and her babies, too. "I saw them in the road one day and told Eric, 'I hope Mama Fox doesn't get hit,'" she said. Monday, June 12, 2017