We’re used to seeing Garfield in the newspaper and online. He’s even had his own major motion picture! Now, the mischievous native Hoosier (created by Muncie’s Jim Davis) has a new place to call home – the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. The Coliseum was renamed today after the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Indy Fuel Hockey Club and Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company came to terms on a 10-year, $6 million naming.
There’s nothing like the holidays to get everyone in a good mood. And there’s nothing like the Christmas Gift and Hobby Show to get everyone in a good mood before the holidays actually arrive. With more than 350 vendors sampling and selling all kinds of unique gift items, foods and services, the show is something Central Indiana families look forward to each year. Still, lots of folks don’t know that.
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.