Michael Yarber was a military man, so he’s used to going where the action is. That’s why he drove five hours from his suburban home near Nashville, Tenn., to be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on September 3, 2014. The fairgrounds is where the action is… rather, where it was – 50 years ago! Michael was a mere 11 years old when he visited the Indiana State Fair Sept. 3,.
Many quilts hang in the Home & Family Arts Building at the Indiana State Fair, but there are two quilts displayed in the building that hold a special place in the heart of Sheri Bradway, mother of an IMPD officer killed in the line of duty. Ron Bradway was killed Sept. 20, 2013 while trying to save a woman and a child being held hostage. “After Ron was killed, my.
Distracted driving is something that millions of people across America are guilty of committing. Answering a quick text, switching routes on a GPS, and checking an iPod to find the perfect song are only a few tasks that take people’s eyes off the road. To help prevent distractions in the car, Allstate is touring the country with Reality RidesSM, a driving simulator that utilizes a real – but stationary –.
For the fifth year in a row, Indiana State Fair 4-H gardening exhibitors have donated their projects to Second Helpings, a nonprofit community kitchen in Indianapolis. I had the chance to catch up with Nora Spitznogle, Director of Programs at Second Helpings, to learn a little bit more about the partnership. Spitznogle told me that 1,480 pounds of vegetables were donated by 713 individual 4-H produce exhibitors after being judged.