| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:49 PM
An Indiana icon is getting a major honor this week and she's not alone.
Madame CJ Walker will be immortalized alongside other Hoosier heroes with a 6-foot tall column along Georgia Street in downtown Indianapolis.
The column will be unveiled Friday at...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Mayor Greg Ballard will unveil the initial 10 memorial pillars along Georgia Street, honoring the inaugural class of Hoosier Legacy award nominees.
The 7-foot pillars feature the likeness and short biography of each of the honored Hoosier.
Some of the...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 12:45 PM
If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today.
I'm also certain the details of...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:36 AM
Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:59 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Looking for a spooky night out this Halloween season? Don’t miss Haunted D.C. at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, presented by Victorian Theatre by Candlelight and written by resident playwright James Trofatter.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:18 AM
LANCASTER — Cecil Lewis Dunn, 88, of Lancaster, Ky., died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, at his residence.
Born May 12, 1924, Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin Harrison Dunn and Elsie Aldridge Dunn, and his daughter, Cecile Frances...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva and updated 100 years ago, it was William Howard Taft, right-hander. 100 years ago, it was the Washington Senators. Today, it was Barack Obama, south paw. Today, it was the Washington Nationals. In his time, Harry Truman......
| Oct 5, 2010
| 10:04 AM
"Wounded Knee: Party Politics and the Road to an American Massacre"
By Heather Cox Richardson
Basic Books, 392 pages, $28.95
Heather Cox Richardson’s superb new book should come labeled: Warning! Reading the contents may lead to depression.
| Oct 17, 2010
Bristol Palin is dancing with the stars, Meghan McCain is a busy blogger, and Kim Jong Un is lining up as a successor to his father, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il. Being the offspring of a politician has some benefits along with the headaches.
| May 20, 2010
From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history.
1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
| Feb 4, 2010
| 7:53 AM
The 33-year-old company, based in Carmel, plans to open more than 800 apartments at Saxony in Noblesville, Legacy in Carmel, and Symphony in Westfield in the next few years. The privately held company already owns and manages almost 700 units in...