Category: Cover Stories

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...

Bryn Vertesi (far right) lives in Germany but hopes to bring her music back to Carmel. (Submitted photo) 0

Classical comes home

Carmel native works to bring her music back to the US By Michelle Williams She has been living and working in Europe since 2009, pursuing her passion for classical music. A Carmel native, Bryn...

Jesse Davis wins the 2014 Carmel Marathon. (Submitted photo) 0

Marathon man

Jesse Davis has taken first place every year at the Carmel Marathon weekend. Can he do it again? No headphones and no music. Nobody in sight. Just the sound of feet hitting the pavement....

Pam Frenzel holds a photo of her son Tyler. (Photo by Sara Crawford) 0

Wishes do come true

Legacy of late Carmel child propels airplane pull By Mark Ambrogi In Tyler Frenzel’s short life, he truly felt the love from family, friends and the community. Tyler and his family have made sure...

Tim Griffin is a Carmel firefighter also involved in fitness and TV. (Photo by Theresa Skutt) 0

Focused firefighter

Tim Griffin goes above and beyond the fire department’s call of duty with volunteer work and TV appearances Tim Griffin is one Carmel firefighter that might look familiar to some people. People sometimes stop...

Chesley Rowlett, left, and Rachel Berry, right, in their tiaras in downtown Carmel. Both girls have achieved pageantry success this year.������������������� ������ 0

Teen queens

Family role models spur Carmel girls’ interest in pageant world By Mark Ambrogi Rachel Berry’s interest in the pageant world was spurred though the success of her aunt. Berry’s aunt, Jan Berry, competed and...