Current in Carmel

Corbett 0

Sharp selects Corbett to run campaign

Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard and his election opponent City Council President Rick Sharp have gone in different directions for running a campaign. Brainard is sticking with 65-year-old Allan Sutherlin to run his sixth campaign...

Backshop 0

Opinion: Here we are, treading water

The argument that we, as a nation, are not much better off financially than those were in the 1970s should be something to consider. Americans for Limited Government, which we’re all for in practice,...

Sharp 0

Carmel City Council passes Midtown Plan

On March 2, the Carmel City Council unanimously approved the $100-million-plus private redevelopment of the Midtown section of Carmel. It was announced at the meeting that tax increment financing – a mechanism to capture...

Brother and sister duo Barret and Lucy Beyers. (Photo by James Feichtner) 0

Healing hearts

The Beyers family recalls daughter’s journey to health By James Feichtner Lucy Beyers is your average three-year-old girl. She constantly smiles, laughs, loves to play with her siblings and enjoys her dance class at...

Vitamin D rich foods help keep hearts healthy. (Submitted photo) 1

Column: A healthy heart for a healthy life

Commentary by Cory Black We often think of cancer as the leading cause of death, but heart disease shortens more lives. And many are not aware, but it is a disease that equally affects...

CIC-COM-0303- Lewellen OBITjpg 0

Obituary: Anita J. Saynish Lewellen

Anita J. Saynish Lewellen, 98 of Carmel, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22. She was born on Nov.18, 1916 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, daughter of Louis and Hattie Sell Saynish. Anita enjoyed quilting at Orchard...

Pletzer 1

Column: Effective ways to manage weight

Commentary by David Pletzer, MD Weight management is a health concern for many adults. Since being overweight and obesity are linked to a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease and diabetes, controlling weight...

“Solar Boat” in Cairo’s Boat Museum. (Photo by Don Knebel) 0

Column: Khufu’s flying boat?

The Boat Museum on Cairo’s Giza Plateau was built to display a single item — a 4,500-year-old wooden boat.  Exactly why the boat was built remains a mystery. In 1954, archaeologists discovered 1,224 neatly...