People

Current and former leaders in government, business, and social activism Middle Indiana’s greatest resource is its wealth of engaging and dynamic individuals.

Politics is Local

by Donovan Wheeler photos by Caitlin Fogle [dropcap]P[/dropcap]olitics 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, sign-shaking, middle-aged women wearing ill-fitting …

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Friday Photo Blog: Caitlin Fogle’s Greencastle

Captured through the capable lens of National Road Magazine’s Caitlin Fogle, these are the people who have made Greencastle, Indiana one of the most enviable small towns in the Midwest.  Their stories are those of very human people: ambitious, visionary, determined, and eventually philosophical.  If you don’t appreciate what they’ve done for this town, then …

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Hear Them Roar

by Mark Wright featured image courtesy of the EFRC additional photos by Mark Wright [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen Joe Taft was a free-spirited college student at Indiana State University back in the 1960’s, he badly wanted two things: a car and a cat.  But not just any car and not just any cat.  Joe wanted a Lotus and …

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Almost Home’s Gail Smith: Making Things Happen

by Donovan Wheeler photos by Caitlin Fogle [dropcap]E[/dropcap]njoying a break from what had been a damp and lukewarm summer to that point, the crowd which had showed up the night before Independence Day had gotten so thick—particularly along the sidewalk across from the bandstand—that I found it difficult to make even a few steps safely.   …

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