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Rick Michael’s Tunes Around Town

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Rick Michael’s run down of what’s up this week: December 11-16, 2017 December 11, 2017 Open Mic with Jack Gibson / Swizzle Stick 7:00 to 9:00 December 12, 2017 Lonesome Train / Wasser Brewing Company 7:00 to 9:00 December 13, 2017 Jay Carpenter / Moore’s Bar 8:00 to 11:00 December ...

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Twenty Years in Greencastle

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Twenty years ago I began my first year at Greencastle High School.  In the two decades which have followed, both of us have changed.  By and large, those changes have been for the better. My adopted home town sits on top a small knob in western Indiana.  Ten-thousand years ago, ...

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Ken Owen: The Anchorman’s Journey

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by Donovan Wheeler photos courtesy Ken Owen Call that youthful glint of optimism winking from the eye of the average twenty-something universal if you want to.  Say that the lad sporting stockings, breeches and a tri-corner hat walks with the same confident ambition as the millennial peeking at you from ...

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The Dogmatics: Level With the Ground

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by Donovan Wheeler featured image by Jeremy Black courtesy of The Dogmatics Yes, traditional poetry still exists.  Talented writers can still settle down on a park bench, scrawl out a quatrain’s worth of observations in trochaic tetrameter, patch it together with an alternating rhyme scheme, and find a publisher who ...

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Politics is Local

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by Donovan Wheeler photos by Caitlin Fogle Politics isn’t flying around the country with your name on the side of your jet.  It’s not standing at a podium on the free-throw line of a college basketball arena.  It’s not spouting empty platitudes about nascent things like the weather to frenzied, ...

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Myer’s Market: A Personal Touch

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National Road Magazine is proud to welcome Myers’ Market as one of our primary supporters and sponsors.  Please enjoy this feature profiling Mitch Myers, his Market, and the impact it has had on our local community.  More importantly, support our sponsors and check out what’s happening at Myers’ Market. Other ...

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Nancy Michael: Life After Office

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Former Greencastle Mayor Nancy Michael talks about life after public office, her heated final campaign in 2010, and the difference between big-time politics and its local version. by Donovan Wheeler–photos by Caitlin Fogle On the night of November 2, 2010, Nancy Michael could do little more than watch as more ...

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