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Janet Hommel Mangas: Thanksgiving plans come into focus

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The traditional Thanksgiving seven-sibling text just started circulating.

Lori Borgman: Five steps to a taking down a turkey

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One of our daughters recently said the thought of making dinner every night for the rest of her life can nearly trigger a panic attack.

Tradition re-kindled: New Christkindlmarkt puts local spin on German tradition

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In German culture, the annnual Christkindlmarkt is a focal point of joy, celebration and everything that makes a local community special.

Art to re-member: Southside Art League opens membership show

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The colors, forms and styles of new artwork from Southside Art League breathe life into the gallery space.

Heart of a champion: Film explores impact Erskine had on his community

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People called him “the best we’ve got.” Carl Erskine was a champion. The Anderson native was a star pitcher with the “Boys of Summer,” playing...

Lori Borgman: Are you pumped for pumpkin spice?

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Each year it starts just a little bit earlier than the year before. There was a time when the hoopla didn’t begin until November. Then it slowly filled October and spilled over into September.

Animal instinct: Artist finds wonder in the wild world

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From the most delicate butterfly to galloping, powerful horses, the natural world explodes to life in brilliant color. Mary Clouse can’t help translate the wonder...

Universal sound: Spirit & Place event showcases music in different faith traditions

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Music connects us all. Transcending language barriers, differences of race and gender, and physical distance, song is a universal way to relate to one another. Such...

Festive finds: Franklin businesses tap into holiday spirit with open house

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The halls have been decked and the holiday spirit is in the air throughout downtown Franklin.

Lori Borgman: Roughing it when the dryer quits

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We have been without a clothes dryer for approximately 24 days, 6 hours, 44 minutes and 22 seconds. But who’s counting?