Category: Cover Stories

Kurt and Pamela Jaenicke are about to start a new adventure on their 46-foot sailboat. (Submitted photo) 0

Sail on

Carmel couple set sights on seeing the world by boat By Mark Ambrogi Pamela and Kurt Jaenicke have embarked on the adventure of their lifetime. The Jaenickes are taking their 46-foot sailboat, Big Frisky,...

Ryan Davis, who is legally blind in one eye, said he hopes his art will help others who are not visually impaired learn more about art, and what other people go through. (Photo by Sam Aasen) 0

Seeing through his eyes

Artist Ryan Davis incorporates braille into his paintings Ryan Davis wants to make art that isn’t just beautiful to look at it. He wants his art to be felt – emotionally and physically. The...

Angelica Brown started her own clothing line to fit her lifestyle, and others (Submitted photo) 1

Taking a cotton to it

Carmel resident Angelica Brown to start new clothing line By Mark Ambrogi Angelica Brown began to wonder why more clothes weren’t cotton soft. “I used to do corporate training and when I came home...

Julie Voris teaches an exercise class.
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Best fit

Carmel’s Julie Voris finds the job she was meant to do By Mark Ambrogi Julie Voris began her career as a high school English teacher. That turned out to be not the exact fit...

Lou Sanchez works on a car at Carmel Auto Cleaning. Sanchez started his business to give his imprisoned son a chance to earn an income when he’s out of jail. (Photo by Theresa Skutt) 6

Convicted to love

Lou Sanchez moves to Carmel, starts business to be near imprisoned son By Mark Ambrogi Lou Sanchez was devoting his life to helping others. So how could he not be there for his own...

Journey of Hope the largest fundraiser for William Cooke’s fraternity, one that raises over 650,000 dollars for the cause. (Photo by Lisa Price) 0

Journey of Hope

Carmel grad Billy Cooke plans ride of his life Next month, Carmel native and recent Purdue University graduate William Cooke will start the ride of his life.  Journey of Hope, a 4200 mile bike...

Aldo Rodriguez works on a leg tattoo.
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Laying down the ink

Carmel tattoo artist recognized internationally By James Feichtner Carmel is known as a community that empowers the arts. Through various galleries, events and shops, the Carmel Arts and Design District is full of artistic diversity....

Christian Viktrup and Nathan Freeze on the piano while in rehearsals for “Big.” (Photo by Theresa Skutt)

“Big” role

  Carmel High School junior Christian Viktrup chooses singing over football By Mark Ambrogi Christian Viktrup decided performing on a stage was a little more important to him than displaying his receiving talents on...

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Decision time

Carmel voters will choose between two candidates for mayor with two different visions for the city’s future When Jim Brainard was first elected mayor of Carmel, the year was 1996. Some of today’s eligible...