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Sheriff and councilman talk budget, inmates By Sophie Pappas • sophie@youarecurrent.com

county facility. The two main concerns are over of me on this and comes to his rash conclusions as inmate medical expenses and inmate phone call a result. This is nothing new and is legal.” expenses. Thompson said he believes the FCC is correct in The tension was palpable as Boone County Campbell holds to the statement that he has controlling the inmate calling service fees. Sheriff Ken Campbell answered questions for Boone saved the county more than $1 “Mr. Thompson was merely trying to ‘show off’ County million in inmate medical expensand try to catch me up in something,” Campbell government Counciles. He calculates this because stated. “He should be concerned that the council man Gene in 2006, the year prior to his will need to find additional monies if we lose these Thompson during the last election, medical expenses were monies.” month’s county council meeting. more than $400,000. Since 2007, A resolution According to Thompson, the the expenses have been closer to Thompson said he’s spoken to Campbell since tension should be expected $200,000 per year. the March county council meeting and asked him between two men with strong Campbell Thompson “It’s a little bit of a stretch for how they can move forward and improve the atmopersonalities. him to say he’s saved the county money over the sphere at future council meetings. “I don’t believe [the sheriff is] trying to hide past eight years,” Thompson said. “[He] did save “Obviously if I just didn’t ask any questions we anything,” Thompson said. “I just ask questions money, but that doesn’t need to be put back in the would have kumbaya,” Thompson said. “The sherbecause it determines how I vote to spend the budget line every time.” iff’s doing a good job being sheriff. I don’t know people’s money.” Further, Thompson said why my asking questions offends him.” The rift between the “The sheriff does a good job of that the Boone County jail “I appreciate your comments during the meettwo men at the county running these jails, but I don’t is making revenue at the ing,” Campbell stated to Thompson in an email with council meeting were Smith. “Please know that other elected officials, intensified by Aaron Smith, believe we should be making a expense of the inmates through the company department heads, county employees and citizens the founder of Watchdog profit off the inmates.” Inmate Calling Services, are frustrated beyond belief with Mr. Thompson and Indiana, a self-proclaimed - Boone County Councilman Gene Thompson a network that provides his pompous, belittling attitude toward us. Many “non-profit, non-connected, inmates the ability to phone their families from the feel as you do and your public comments were apand non-party advocate for good government that jail. preciated by me and these many others.” focuses on the state and local tax burden of Hoo“There was $37,000 in inmate calling revenue,” Thompson said he believes the sheriff wants all sier working families.” Thompson said. “The sheriff does a good job of runquestions ahead of time. During a string of emails between Campbell, ning these jails, but I don’t believe we should be “I would prefer the questions come out in public Thompson and Smith, Smith accused Thompson of making a profit off the inmates.” view,” Thompson said. playing a game of “gotcha” with Campbell during In February, the FederCampbell said that the county meeting. al Communications Com“I’ve waded knee deep into what appears to “If Mr. Thompson believes he is he and Thompson had a mission announced that verbal agreement that be significant public policy (and, maybe, personal) the best at being the Auditor, inmate calling services this would happen. acrimony between Gene and Ken,” Smith said. “I should be cost-based and “Mr. Thompson agreed interjected myself into their acrimonious relationClerk, Sheriff, County Health not for revenue. with me some time ship because, in my opinion, it is interfering with Officer and others, then I suggest ago, in the parking lot “The FCC is another the results-oriented conduct of public business.” government regulatory Sheriff’s budget that he run for those positions or of the Hussey (Mayfield) agency that can do many Library in Zionsville, that One of the main conflicts between the two men get appointed to them.” he would provide me stems from how county funds are appropriated and things with little elected - Sheriff Ken Campbell over site. The Indiana with questions prior to distributed to the sheriff’s department. the meetings,” Campbell stated. “If Mr. Thompson Thompson said Campbell comes before the coun- Sheriff’s Association and the National Sheriff’s Association continue to lobby with Congress to get believes he is the best at being the auditor, clerk, ty council monthly asking for additional appropriathem to step in on this matter. Jails are not the sheriff, county health officer and others, then I sugtions for his department, after the annual budget is same as prisons, yet are being treated the same by gest that he run for those positions or get appointalready solidified every October. the FCC,” Campbell stated in an e-mail. ed to them. Instead, the pompous, condescending, “He’s perfectly legal in requesting these “We do make profit from telephone calls and obstructionist attitude projected toward this office, amounts,” Thompson said. “But let’s not add small commissary items. We also receive valuable techother elected officials, department heads, and other amounts like $25 a month. That’s a waste of evnology that aids in our criminal investigations and employees by Mr. Thompson and a few of the couneryone’s time, or maybe I should say those small reduces staffing needs for the jail as part of our cil members, impedes efficient and effective operatransactions are unnecessary.” inmate telephone contract negotiations. Mr. Thomp- tion of county government.” Jail expenses son again failed to make any reasonable inquiries Another hot topic is that of jail operations in the

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Jacob files for reelection Boone County Councilman Steve Jacob has filed to run for reelection. A 32-year Boone County resident, Jacob has served on the council since 2002. He presently holds the title of president of the council. The council is the financial power of the county, serving as a check on the Board of County Commissioners as well as setting the county tax rate; making appropriations, reappropriations, transfers of funds and adoption of annual budgets. For more information about Jacob, visit www.currentzionsville.com and click on the On the Web tab.

Sen. Coats talks Ukraine

This week Current in Zionsville’s guest writer, Alex Morozov, wrote about why the U.S. needs to send aid to Ukraine in its time of need. Sen. Dan Coats responded to a letter Morozov sent him. To read Sen. Coats’ response, visit www.currentzionsville.com and click on the On the Web tab.

Zionsville Little League

Zionsville Little League kicks off the 2014 season with its annual Opening Night Ceremonies at 6 p.m., April 11. All ZLL baseball and softball teams, along with the Boys and Girls Club T-ball teams are invited to participate in the Opening Night ceremonies that begin our season. For more on the events during Opening Night, visit www.currentzionsville.com and click on the On the Web tab.

Carwash for Lions Park Zionsville Little League has teamed up with Mike’s Car Wash to sell coupons for Express Washes as this season’s ZLL fundraiser. Funds raised by the coupon sales will help pay for the Lions Park improvements. Team managers are distributing coupons to families and asking that all ZLL families sell their allotment of coupons for $8 each and return the money to the manager or team parent by April 9. For more on how to help raise money for Lions Park, via the little league teams, visit www.currentzionsville.com and click on the On the Web tab.


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Community Pet Healthcare here to heal By Zach Manges • news@currentzionsville.com Has the fluffiest resident of your home caught the sniffles? There’s a new business to cure what ails them at Community Pet now open Healthcare in Whitestown. The veterinary clinic recently celebrated three months of providing service to the community, and is looking forward to the future. At the helm is Dr. Matt Cantrell, who attended Purdue University for his Bachelor of Science in animal sciences and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, where he received several awards, including recognition for compassionate care and excellence in clinical pathology. “Upon graduation I practiced high-quality medicine at a great small animal hospital in Brownsburg,” Cantrell said. “There I developed a sense for exactly how I wanted to fit into the community and shape my dream, which evolved into Community Pet Healthcare.” That strong connection to the community implied by the title is integral to the clinic’s philosophy. According to Cantrell, comprehensive communication between care provider and patient owner is key in prolonging the lives of pets, and is a major focus for himself and the rest of the staff. “Our emphasis on thorough communication should impress most pet-parents. We are dedicated to taking all the time necessary to explain the importance of what we recommend,” Cantrell said. “Each member of our staff is engaged in providing

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Over the hills and through the woods, to the creamery, that is. Nestled along curvy Moore Road in Zionsville stands a tall, refurbished barn, otherwise known as Traders business Point Creamery. Downstairs there is an oldfashioned ice cream parlor that serves up cold treats made with local, organic milk from the creamery’s grass-fed cows. Upstairs, The Loft restaurant prepares 100-percent organic meals, such as quinoa cakes and grass-fed beef burgers with a side of organic wine and fresh cows’ cheese. And for one man, this is all part of his new life. Looking out over the farmlands owned by Jane and Fritz Kuntz, Mike Yaklin, the new Loft manager, looks proud as he describes his move from the desert of San Antonio, Texas to Indiana only two weeks ago. “This is why I came here,” Yaklin said. “I wanted this healthy style of living.” Raised in the restaurant business by his parents, Yaklin said he couldn’t imagine doing anything else but managing restaurants. At 41 years old, he has been in the industry for more than half of his life. “I’ve always put myself in places to challenge myself,” he said. “And with this place, my challenge is getting people passionate about the organic industry.” The director of communications and special events at the creamery, Gail Alden, said that Jane and Fritz were looking for a long time for a manager that could jump into the role of running the restaurant and the catered events. “We needed a maestro for the symphony,” Alden said. “And he’s exactly what we were look-

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ing for.” Yaklin moved his wife, Danielle, and his three boys to Indiana after finding the creamery’s job posting online. “Everyone keeps asking us, why did we move up here in 32-degree weather? But we love the Midwest,” he said. “And at Traders Point, everyone has a say in what we serve our customers. There’s this small-town feel, and I’m partial to the organics.” Yaklin said he has managed several organically minded Mexican restaurants, but had never come across something as unique as Traders Point Creamery. “Everything’s fresh,” he said. “I get to sit down with our farmer, who grows all the vegetables right here, and we talk about the menu and what we want to make with the chef.” At almost 11 years old, Traders Point Creamery has the accolade of productivity the first bottled, organic milk in Indiana. “It used to be the best-kept secret,” Yaklin said. “But it’s getting out now. People really do care about what they are putting into their bodies.”

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Zionsville man arrested for robbing three banks By Sophie Pappas • sophie@youarecurrent.com Zionsville resident Alan McCormick was arrested earlier this week for the robbery of three Central Indiana banks. crime According to authorities, the first robbery occurred in 2012. He robbed a First Financial Bank in Clay County in 2012, along with two other banks in Morgan and Montgomery counties. McCormick is being held on a $125,000 bond in the Clay County jail.

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By Sophie Pappas • sophie@youarecurrent.com During the school day’s fifth period class on March 25, Zionsville Fire Dept. sent engines to Zionsville Community High School in response to a fire in the chemistry lab.  School principal Tim East released a statement to parents and guardians promptly after ZFD cleared the building. “No one was injured but a sprinkler head was activated and the fire alarm sounded to evacuate the school. Our building remained evacuated for approximately 20 minutes until the Zionsville Fire Department gave us the all clear to reenter the building,” East said. “I am happy to report that all of our fire safety systems performed perfectly. Other than some localized water damage, the students, staff, and building are safe. The Zionsville Fire Department and our maintenance staff have my personal thanks for their swift support and action.”

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Alina holds up her baby. She is just one of the young moms struggling inside the Ukraine.

when we handed her the groceries. We visited many families like Alina’s. And while their situations seemed dismal, the one thing everyone we met in Ukraine had in common was hope: hope for better days; hope that the independence their country had gained in 1991 would bring opportunity; hope that instead of “cattle,”

as some government officials refer to them still, they’d be valued as individuals with dreams and a chance of realizing them. See, for every family like Alina’s, we met bright-eyed, impassioned young adults who’d studied abroad in Europe and America—students who’ve tasted what life is like in countries which empower independence. Students who’ve started landscaping businesses and translating businesses and who love to drink flavored (especially chocolate) coffees in corner shops all across the town. Since late November, however, my Facebook feed is filled with pleas from these, my Ukraine friends, for help. They’ve been crying out in horror at the deaths of dozens of peaceful Maidan supporters. They’ve begged for prayers for safety. Most of all, they’ve pleaded for the West to see them, to notice the corruption and acknowledge the ridiculousness of Russia’s renewed imperialism brought on by an alarmingly apathetic American administration. “Russia’s advances in Ukraine are the greatest threat to European security since the Cold War,” NATO’s chief, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said last week. Never mind European security. Russia’s advances are an abomination shadowing the emergence of hope in the eyes of people like Alina, too-long oppressed, but who know enough about the liberty of independence not to fight back.

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‘Putin dreams of the Cold War’ Views from Ukrainian-American Alex Morozov, as told to Sophie Pappas I have lived in America for more than 20 years. I consider myself a Ukrainian-American. My children are now in world view high school, and they live in what I call the double bubble. They have a bubble because they live in America, and another bubble because they live in Carmel. We have a unique country here and I hope it will always stay that way. My home country is Ukraine. And what you see on the news may be very complicated. But really the issue in Ukraine is very simple: Putin. Russian President Vladimir Putin came to power 15 years ago, after giving his university dissertation on what he called the largest tragedy of our time, the end of the Cold War. Not the first World War or the Holocaust, but the end of the Cold War. This should tell you who he is. In the last 15 years he has used propaganda in Russia and the world. This is very similar to what Hitler did in Nazi Germany beginning in 1934. And Putin has admitted that he is interested in taking over Ukraine for one purpose: to bring back the Soviet Union and weaken the U.S. Unfortunately, we already have a very weak U.S. government and that is what Putin wants. He wants America on its knees. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) once said that Russia is a big gas station, and this is true. They are focused on exporting oil and gas. Since the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was elected in 2010, he has been very pro-Russian, always helping Putin and receiving money from Putin. In 2010, the Ukrainian people were not ready to take to the streets. This year, they were ready after Yanukovych said he would sign documents putting Ukraine in the European Union. Sadly, Putin paid Yanukovych $6 billion to not sign those documents. This was the final straw that broke the camel’s back. The people of Ukraine don’t want to be a part of Russia. They want to be independent. Putin has sent more than 25,000 un-uniformed troops into Ukraine, all carrying high-tech weapons. On Feb. 22, Yemocovich fled to Russia with his family, taking between $20 billion and $40 billion

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from the Ukrainian government. I celebrated this event, but soon Russia wanted to strike even harder and take Crimea; again, this was just to make the U.S. upset. My biggest concern right now is that Putin will not stop here. He is just like Hitler was in the 1930s, and he wants complete domination. I’m positive if we had President (Ronald) Reagan in the White House, Putin would remain silent. Obama and the current administration need to show Russia that the U.S. is not weak. The Ukrainian people, and myself, do not want a war. We do not want blood. We believe the Western world needs to impose heavy sanctions on Russian oil and gas. The Olympics in Sochi were completely grotesque to watch. Putin is fake and everything he said about Russia is fake. If he needs to, even my 75-year-old father said he will fight against Russia. Putin dreams of the Cold War, and wants to recreate it just like Stalin. I am thankful for Mr. Putin because he has united Ukraine and showed us that we don’t want Russia anymore. If anyone would like to help Ukraine during these tough times, please provide your contact information by going to the web site www. UkraineForDemocracy.com Alex Morozov is CEO of Swan Software Solutions, a company based in Central Indiana with three offices in Ukraine. He is founder of the Ukrainian Legion, a non-profit raising funds to help the Ukrainian army. To read more about Morozov and his thoughts on Hoosier involvement in Ukraine, visit www. currentzionsville.com.

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Spring break and hard work

Commentary by Ward Degler

I recently spent a few days camping with some guys from Ball State University. But this was no normal fun-in-the-sun plain talk camping trip. The five boys were part of a Wilderness Outreach effort to clear hiking and fire trails in Kentucky’s Daniel Boone National Forest of fallen trees, brush, mud and rocks. For a solid week they rose early and worked late with shovels, picks, axes and two-man crosscut saws. Where trails had collapsed, they moved heavy rocks and carefully rebuilt what had been lost. They slept in sleeping bags on the ground in small tents, wearing long johns and sweaters to keep warm. They prepared their own meals over open fires, which they had to stoke to life each morning and evening. And, of course, they had to cut their own firewood. There were no showers, and no one shaved. They washed with water from jerry cans. At the end of each day’s work they spent a quiet hour in meditation and reflection. Every day

ended with a church service. Later, around the campfire they shared life stories, told jokes, poked fun at one another and then, heavy with fatigue, wandered off to find their tents for a few hours sleep before rising again to frost on the ground and another day’s labor. This was spring break for these guys. Sure, they could have joined the throngs on the sunny beaches of Florida. Instead, they opted to help preserve a part of our nation by doing work the US Forest Service had no budget to do. I was proud to spend a few days with these young men. I didn’t get to know them well of course, they were too busy working. But just knowing they are out there makes me feel good about the future of our country. (See www.wildernessoutreach.net for more information.) Ward Degler lives in Zionsville with his wife and dog. He is author of “The Dark Ages of My Youth ... and Times More Recent.”You may contact him at ward.degler@gmail.com.

Poetry on Brick Street Plateau and as an editor for an urban planner. Before his academic career, he was a freelance writer and published articles in the Audubon Poetry on Brick Street will present Marcus A. Society magazine, Pacific Northwest magazine, Hudson as its guest poet at 6:30 p.m., April 3 at Stepping Out Northwest, Environmental the SullivanMunce CulAction, and Iceland Review. events tural Center in Zionsville, He is co-director of the Environmental located at 225 W. HawConcerns Committee at Wabash College thorne St. and a board member of Friends of Sugar Hudson is a professor of English at Creek, a local environmental group. Wabash College, and has been with the Hudson said he likes to get out into university since 1987. Before that he the woods and be silent for awhile, just taught at the University of WisconsinHudson watching and listening, and helping him Green Bay, and before that at the come up with poetry. University of Washington in Seattle during his Poetry on Brick Street is a project of Brick graduate school years. Street Poetry Inc., a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit that “There are few pleasures greater than watchalso publishes the Tipton Poetry Journal and ing young minds grapple with ideas, dig into hosts other poetry-related events. For more them, and grow,” Hudson said. information, email board member Susan Miller at He has also worked as a staff writer and edibrickstreetpoetry@gmail.com tor for an archaeology project on the Columbia news@currentinzionsville.com

DISPATCHES ZCS Eagle Recreation - The 2014 ZCS Eagle Recreation and Enrichment summer programs are now open for online registration. Programs will be held in the Zionsville Community High School Freshman Center, the ZCHS athletic facilities and Pleasant View Elementary. Courses range from academics, art, drama, cooking, crafts, technology and more. Athletic camps in football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, swimming and golf are also offered. The majority of the ERE programs are instructed by ZCS staff including teachers and coaches. For more information, call 733-4846. To register, visit http://eaglerec.zcs.k12.in.us.

Money Smart Week - Boone County Senior Services, Inc. will kick off its Money Smart Week from 12 to 1:30 p.m., April 2 in the BCSSI Community Room. During the lunch and learn time, seniors can listen to a speech about how to speak out against senior financial abuse. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required. To attend, call (765) 482-5220.

Zionsville French school - L’Ecole Francaise, the beforeschool French program at Zionsville elementary schools, will hold extra cultural classes on Fridays to make up for snow days. In addition, students interested in learning French are also invited to attend the free trial courses from May 12 to 22. For more information, visit www.zionsvillefrench.org or call Cathy Dwyer at 513-0678.


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The gardens of Zionsville’s village use unique figurines and restored glass balls to beautify small yards. For more ideas, visit the Gardens of Zionsville tour this June. (Submitted photos)

By Sophie Pappas and Sara Baldwin • sophie@youarecurrent.com It’s that time of year again, that time when those at Better Homes and Gardens start printing words like bulbs, perennials, shrubs and groundcovers. But what does it all mean? And what can cover story you do to beautify and enjoy your Zionsville yard? Current in Zionsville asked local experts where and how to get involved with gardening, for those who have green thumbs and those who have never lifted a seed. “Now is the time to plant perennials, especially trees and shrubs,” said Jonas Carpenter, co-founder of Bread & Roses Nursery. “They’re dormant, so they will have less transplant shock.” Cold crops like peas, carrots, kale, broccoli and beets can be directly sewn soon into your garden area, as well as spring bulbs like tulips and daffodils, which will begin to flower in the coming weeks. Seeds for later crops can now be started indoors, near a sunny window. Whatever you decide to plant, Carpenter said don’t be afraid to try new things. “Gardening is all about making mistakes, so don’t be afraid of failure,” Carpenter said. “Think about how you can offset your culinary needs with a garden, and remember that the answer to healthy plants is living soil.”

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Community gardens are a great place to get started with this year’s planting. Several gardens around town offer small plots for rent, designed for people who may not have a large enough yard to grow vegetables or flowers. The Zionsville Parks and Recreation Dept. has 20-by-20 foot garden plots available for $20 per plot. There are 10 plots left for use at Elm Street Green in the village, and more than 20 plots left at Heritage Trail Gardens, which is located on southwest corner of the intersection of county roads 400-S and 875-E. “People grow vegetables and some people donate all of their produce to food pantries,” said Parks Director, Matt Dickey. “And as long as we’re allowed to, Dickey we provide water for all of the plots.” Another location to plant is at St. Francis In-The-Fields Episcopal Church on Mulberry Street. Plots at the church are $40 per plot, and are located directly behind the church building. According to Rector C. Davies Reed, many of the church’s gardeners donate to local food banks as well. There are 68 plots available at the church.

Learn how to include edible plants in an ornamental garden, or how to attract more butterflies to your yard. The Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Public Library is hosting professional gardener, Amy Mullen, to teach classes this month.

Another good way to brush up on gardening skills is to join a garden club. The Village Residents’ Association of Zionsville gathers throughout the spring and summer to discuss gardening options and weather patterns. Stonegate neighborhood also hosts a garden club in the large central park throughout the neighborhood. Seasonal planting meetings will start this month.

For more information on renting a plot through the town, contact the Park and Recreation Dept. at 733-2273. To purchase a plot at the Episcopal Church, call the church office at 873-4377.

The Edible Landscapes class is from 7 to 8 p.m., April 15 in the Hussey Room. The Butterfly Gardens class is from 7 to 8 p.m., April 29 in the Hussey Room. To register for the gardening classes, contact the library at 873-3149.

For information on how to join the Stonegate Garden Club, contact Lisa Pellam at 847-4541. To join the Village Residents’Association Garden Club, contact Marianne and Guinn Doyle at 873-2547.

Garden tour For a bit of inspiration on what a beautiful garden can look like in Indiana springs and summers, make a trip to the annual Gardens of Zionsville tour. This year’s tour will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 14. The event is organized by the SullivanMunce Cultural Center, and all proceeds will benefit SullivanMunce. “There will be six lovely gardens to explore,” said SullivanMunce Art Director, Cynthia Young. All of the gardens on display during the tour are located on private properties throughout the village and Zionsville. “There will be knowledgeable gardeners in each garden to greet and talk with the visitors,” Young said. For more information or to purchase tickets for the Gardens of Zionsville tour, visit the SullivanMunce Cultural Center located at 225 West Hawthorne St. Tickets are $20 for adults, but are discounted to $15 before June 14. Tickets for children 10 and older are $5.

Here are a few guidelines to help green your thumbs and ready your yards for planting season. • Start planning your garden space. Though you may not be planting much right now, this is the perfect time to start planning and preparing. “It is important to start out understanding your soil structure, which will help you decide how to garden,” said McKenzie Beverage, Sustainability Coordinator at Butler University. Add organic matter to your garden areas from compost (if you have it), or by purchasing fertilizer from a local farm or hardware store. Gather materials like untreated cedar and pine to build any raised beds, and begin mapping out your space. • Prune bushes and ornamental grasses before they germinate. Rake old leaves and clean up old foliage. Later-blooming shrubs can be cut back 8-to-10 inches to encourage new growth and maintain a manageable size. Plant perennials, especially trees and shrubs, as well as cool-season annuals. To see a video about how to plant a sustainable yard, visit www.currentzionsville.om


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FR O M   T H E B A C KS H O P 9-1-1 prank wasn’t funny in the least It was a normal day at Zionsville Middle School one day last week. Around lunchtime, though, things got unnecessarily hairy, when a number of calls were placed to 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers. There was a quick lawenforcement response and it all turned out to be a prank. A fifth-grader placed the series of calls from a pay phone (Remember those?) in the school. A day disrupted. A waste of tax dollars associated with the police response. Yes, kids will be kids, but this one was over the line. The parent in us would be embarrassed beyond tears. The parent in us also would be enraged that something so senseless could be perpetrated. We’re in an age of heightened awareness of school tragedies, so when a call comes in to 9-1-1 from any academic institution, blood pressure naturally rises, the heart rate quickens and all kinds of thoughts run through all kinds of minds. Our guess is the student was just being a kid, but that student needs to fully understand the gravity of the situation. The school should mete out a fitting punishment of its choosing, we suppose up to and including suspension. As to whether charges are forthcoming from law enforcement (At least reimbursement for the response?), we were waiting to learn as of press time. And maybe it’s time for that old pay phone to go the way of most of its brethren. ••• We realize the primary election is more than a month away, but it’s never too soon to research and listen to the many candidates eligible for May 6 polling. Closer to voting day, we’ll provide an election primer, one that will be part of Current on May 3. We don’t like to deliver on Election Day, so you’ll have your paper the Saturday before. Brian Kelly, publisher, and Steve Greenberg, general manager, are co-owners of Current Publishing, LLC. Write them at info@ youarecurrent.com.

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Sloth or the will to succeed Commentary by Terry Anker

One struggles with the concept of sloth. We enjoy a leisurely weekend on the sofa pretending to “catch-up” on vital recorded sit-coms all-thewhile sleeping soundly as our families cooperate with the fiction. But on Monday morning, we’re off again to confront the daily battles, of the working, first-world human. Yet one witnesses our progeny, arguably our closest genetic match, and we judge. Yes, we judge with reckless abandon. How dare they sleep until noon? How dare they eat seemingly endless calories without gaining the telltale weight that befalls those of us who have been blessed by “the good life?” But, now is their time. The sleep is precipitated by unregulated growth and surging hormones. While quarterly calculus finals amuse us compared to mortgage payments and angry in-laws, the stress of youth in present times is real and measurable. Without regard to our own challenges – often addressed as the two-way walk, uphill to school and back – it is true to

acknowledge that the modern world has delivered “modern” problems to even the youngest amongst our ranks. But if present day media has anything to say about it, humanity is doomed. The youth in our midst lack both the ability and the desire to carry their own weight. Could it be true? Are we nearing the end of our reign as the dominant species? Yet Roy and Katie Appleget from Burlington, Iowa, lived in a tent at a local campground for months on end accumulating the down-payment for their first home. While many took handouts, these working-class heroes decided to figure it out on their own. Does the will to succeed exceed our thirst for sloth; or is it simply that Roy and Katie have missed the virtue of Ferragamo or the latest iWhatever?

FR O M   T H E EDITOR Do you see something unusual in your neighborhood? Are you or a friend doing something interesting or out of the ordinary? Let me know! Current in Zionsville is all about YOU and YOUR community. Since I can’t be everywhere at once (even though I am a mom, and they tell me that is one of my superpowers), I do my best staying on top of the news in town. But if I miss something, or you think I should write about something, shoot me an email at sophie@youarecurrent.com. You are my nose for news! ••• An update on the crime at L.A. Fitness, a common facility for Zionsville gym rats: They will be installing security cameras. On March 25, a security company started measuring for several cameras to be installed near the parking lot and the entrance into the gym. But a word to the wise: you should still be locking up your purses, keys and phones! Banks have cameras, and they still get robbed. ••• Instead of feeding you the normal garbage about how you should vote in the May 6th primary elections, let me ask you something: What do you want Zionsville to be? And what about Boone County? Did you know that the Boone County Council is in charge of distributing millions of dollars to different facets of the local government? Current in Zionsville is going to help you get informed when we release a Saturday edition of Current on May 3, listing the candidates for county positions. Sophie Pappas is the managing editor of Current in Zionsville. You may e-mail her at sophie@ youarecurrent.com

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Time apart rechargs the batteries Commentary by Danielle Wilson My husband has been getting on my nerves lately, which is why I was absolutely thrilled when he volunteered to take our humor oldest to Cincinnati for a soccer tournament. Sure, I had to suffer through a dance competition with more drama and hair spray than I’d experienced in 1987 at my all-girls high school, but the short break from spouse hood was sorely needed. Is that bad? Am I a terrible wife for wanting Doo out from under foot for a bit? It’s just that recently he’s totally been screwing with my highly sacred morning routine. See, I’m an introvert who spends all my waking hours either dealing with my own four children or 150 of other people’s. As such, I like to begin my day with as little stimulus as possible. Normally I come downstairs to a dark and sleepy main floor, make my coffee, feed the dog, finish lunches, and head out, having only spoken briefly to my oldest daughter. Last week, however, Doo beat me to the punch every morning! The TV was at full volume, every light was a-blazing, and my husband was rat-tat-tatting on his laptop, all by 5:30! And he wanted to talk. So my usual “me time” suddenly became “our time” and I was definitely not on board with it. Granted, I married Doo because he is an extrovert. I love that he thrives on sounds, lights, and lots of personal interaction. But normally said

extrovert is a night owl, which plays nicely into not only my morning requirements, but also my admittedly anal-bedtime environment. Black-hole darkness; vibrating sound machine, occasionally placed right underneath my noggin for ultimate chatter/television cancelling capability; argyle knee-sock-turned eye mask; and four not-too-hard, not-too-soft pillows. The name of the game is sensory deprivation, fans, so when Doo decides 9 o’clock is his time to crash, too, my carefully laid plans go to straight to hell. Obviously, my habits drive him bonkers just as much. He commented as he skipped out the door Saturday morning, “I can’t wait to sleep in a hotel tonight!” For both of us it seems, the time apart was lovely. We got to do our own things in the manner we like to do them without worrying about frustrating (or being frustrated by) each other’s preferences. And that made us both happier when he returned. I am a far better person when Doo’s around, and actually need his energy to get me through many a day. But the occasional solo weekend can definitely be a nice respite. Even if it involves some dance mania. Peace out.

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T H I S  W E E K Jazz appreciation month for kids - Explore the world of jazz alongside your children on April 5 at the Palladium. Saxophonist CARMEL Rob Dixon and Jazz Impressions, a group dedicated to making jazz music accessible, will perform. Jazz Impressions is passing the torch to the next generation in hopes of increasing the presence, awareness and appreciation of local and regional jazz musicians and the communities that support them. Purchase of a child’s ticket allows admission of two adults, no additional charge. The experience is 30 minutes of music, with 15 minutes for the families to touch and play with the musical instruments, including a question-and-answer session with the artists. The entire matinee is less than one hour and is geared for kids under the age of 7. Tickets are $10, and capacity for this event is limited. For more information, call 843-3800.

A Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre ensemble cast dances during the entrance into Jerusalem in “Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus.” (Submitted photo)

Passion of Christ told through dance By Terri Spilman editorial@youarecurrent.com The Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre’s original production of “Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus” theatre has ascended as a not-tobe-missed Easter tradition running April 4 and 5 at the Tarkington Theatre at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. “I just felt like I wanted to do a danced version of the Passion,” said Artistic Director Gregory Hancock. “There have been many movies made of the Passion, I don’t think there’s been too many danced versions. It is such a compelling story and so interesting, with a lot of interesting characters so I decided to create my version of it.” This critically acclaimed, full-length modern ballet follows the last week of the life of Jesus as told through the perspective of Jesus and the women surrounding him, and his complicated relationships with Judas Iscariot. Even the cast is predominately female with only two males out of 60 cast members. “The piece kind of starts out with a rock concert feel, people are sometimes

just a little surprised or taken aback, but there is this evolution that happens and by the end it feels very classical and beautiful.” Hancock created the contemporary soundtrack from a variety of music sources that includes pop music from artists such as U2 and Rob Thomas as well as some music from film. Hancock uses bright colors and costume influences from many places in the world. “We are all kind of programmed that Jesus needs to be dressed in a white robe but I don’t know why. That’s the beauty of art. We can kind of add our feelings or our impressions of things to it. It’s a very personal piece for me as most of my work is.” Superhero features Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre veteran dancers Martin Casanova as Jesus, Heather Helene King as Mother Mary, Melanie Eakman as Mary Magdalene and guest artist Liang Fu as Judas.

“Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus” is a critically acclaimed, full-length modern ballet that follows the last week of the life of Jesus told through the perspective of Jesus, the women surrounding him and his complicated relationship with Judas Iscariot.

“Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus” • Presented by Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre • 7 p.m. April 4 and 5 • Tarkington Theatre in Carmel at the Center for the Performing Arts • Tickets start at $38.50 • For more information call 843-3800 or visit www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org.

Opera - The Indianapolis Opera will present “Inn of the Seven Dwarves” from 10 to 11 a.m. April 5 at the Fishers Library, 5 Municipal FISHERS Dr. The classic story takes a few twists and turns as this show aimed at young people takes on issues such as diversity and acceptance. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit www.hepl. lib.in.us. Project Party: Tie Dyed Eggs – Nickel Plate Art’s talented teacher will guide participants through the process of creating a beautiful piece of art in just three hours – and NOBLESVILLE provide the supplies. Classes are offered from 6 to 9 p.m. April 3 and 9 a.m. to noon April 5 at Nickel Plate Arts Campus, 107 S. Eighth St. Cost is $30 per person. For more information or to reserve a spot, call 452-3690 or visit http://nickelplatearts.org.

Indiana vs. Kentucky – The Indiana Soccer Association will host Olympic Development Program games on April 5 at Grand WESTFIELD Park Sports Campus, 701 E. 191st St. This event is for players born in 2002 and 2003 only. Game times are 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4 p.m. for boys and 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. for girls. Art After Five – The First Friday gallery walk in Zionsville is 5 to 8 p.m. April 4 on Main Street. All of the art galleries will be zionsVILLE open with appetizers and drinks, and new artworks on display and for sale.


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It’s Time for Color Exhibit at the Birdie Gallery • The Hamilton County Artist Association is the site for a spring art show entitled “It’s Time for Color.” Visit the show and the gift shop to find paintings that can start or add to a collection of great local art. • 195 S. Fifth St., Noblesville • Today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 28 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Free • 773-5197 • www.hcaa-in.org

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Nickel Plate Arts Project Party: Tie Dyed Eggs • Supplies and instructor are included; just register and show up to learn to make beautiful pieces of springtime art. • 107 S. 8th St., Noblesville • Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. or April 5 from 9 a.m. to noon. • $30 per person and please register. • Call 452-3690 to register. • www.nickelplatearts.org Beef & Boards Presents: ‘Cole Porter’s Anything Goes’ • This classic boy-meets-girl tale features two unlikely pairs looking for love on the S.S. American; singing sailors and exotic disguises make this comedy fun and a must-see. • 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis • Tonight at 8 p.m.; April 4 and 5 at 8 p.m.; April 6 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. • Tickets start at $38.50. • 872-9664 • www.beefandboards.com Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre friday Presents - Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus • The critically acclaimed modern ballet is a masterpiece that tells the story of the last week of Jesus Christ’s life. • The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel • Tonight at 7 p.m.; April 5 at 7 p.m. • Tickets start at $33.50 • 843-3800 • www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org Nickel Plate Arts First Friday Open House • Take advantage of this opportunity to see what Nickel Plate Arts has to offer; tonight’s Open House will include a reception. • Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m.• Free • 107 S. 8th St., Noblesville• 452-3690 • www.nickelplatearts.org Noblesville Main Street First Fridays • Historic Noblesville Square hosts a First Friday celebration every month. Tonight’s event is “Be A Tourist in Your Own Town.” Bring your camera or smart phone to participate in a photo bomb contest and the chance to win prizes. • Tonight from 5 – 8 p.m. • $5 per ticket • 839 Conner St., Noblesville • 317-4523690 • www.noblesvillemainstreet.org A B B O B A R T C H A T O C S O H A V E O V A L M E R I P R Y F I D O C B O B C E N E A N Y M A S

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World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery Open Hours • West Clay Elementary School presents an art exhibit each weekend and today the artwork will be available to view during the Carmel Arts Walk. • 40 W. Main St., Carmel• Today from 2 to 8 p.m.; April 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. • Free • 844-4989 • www.carmelartscouncil.org Indianapolis Opera Presents: “Inn of the Seven Dwarves” at Fishers Library • The classic story takes a few twists and turns as this show aimed at young people takes on issues like diversity and acceptance. • 5 Municipal Dr., Fishers • Today from 10 to 11 a.m. • Free • 579-0306. • www.hepl.lib.in.us Westfield Historic Underground Railroad Ghost Walk • Join this walking tour of Westfield and hear stories about ghosts from the Underground Railroad and about other spirits from Westfield’s haunted history • Asa Bales Park, 132 W. Main St., Westfield • Tonight at 8 p.m. • Adult tickets $18, Children & Seniors $13, reservations required. •317840-6456. • www.unseenpress.com

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Spring ahead with new trends Commentary by Nikki Blaine Hail to the sun, it’s spring again! Oh, how it’s been missed! What a delightful feeling to embrace the rays of sunshine fashion beaming down our body as we parade the streets of Zionsville! So what deems to be the theme for spring 2014? Who would have thought “Orange is the New Black” would be meant literally? Well, according to the runways in New York during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, this deems to be true for spring. We saw hints of it last spring/summer and now it’s forcefully bold. From the lips to the hips, bold or monochromatic the color orange is making its presence known. Obviously, orange isn’t for everyone nor should everyone feel compelled to wear orange. This brings me to another color this season: pink! Yes, color me pink. You can follow the shades from pale to fuchsia, so take your pick. Regardless of the color choice you can add the minimum of the hot trendy color for the season and find yourself trendy and in style. So, if neither of the colors really adds interest to your wardrobe, I would suggest purchasing few inexpensive accessories just to show your friends you are current with the fashion trends this spring. Now, on another note, spring brings about another pleasurable time … prom season. My

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radar has already indicated a different color than the previous colors mentioned. The prom gals are speaking teal and turquoise this season already! So, with that being said, don’t be afraid to play with various color palettes this season. Certainly you cannot go wrong. Well, it’s the time again; I’m your Glam Chic Gal signing off until next! The winter blues are OVER!!! Hip-Hip-Hooray!! Nikki Blaine is the “The Glam Chic Gal,” your fashion trend forecaster, and is a nationally known designer and owner of Nikki Blaine Couture Boutique. She can be reached at nikkiblaine@gmail.com.

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In 1887, 300 French writers and artists signed a petition demanding that erection “of this useless and monstrous Eiffel Tower” travel be halted immediately. What the petitioners called “a giddy, ridiculous tower dominating Paris like a gigantic black smokestack” has become a beloved symbol of Paris, each year attracting almost seven million visitors, more than any other paid monument in the world. The Eiffel Tower is named for Gustave Eiffel, a French engineer who gained fame in 1880 for his innovative design for an iron truss skeleton for the Statue of Liberty, replacing the planned masonry core. Maurice Koechlin, a member of Eiffel’s firm who worked on that design, learned of a need for an entrance arch near the left bank of the Seine for a world’s fair commemorating the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. He and colleague Émile Nouguiera proposed an iron lattice arch extending into a tower 300 meters high, far taller than any man-made structure. Initially lukewarm, Eiffel eventually championed the idea of showing the capabilities of iron for very tall structures. His firm’s design, enhanced by architect Émile Nouguiera, was se-

lected in 1886. When the Eiffel Tower was completed in 1889, it nearly doubled the height of the Washington Monument, built entirely of stone. As originally approved, the Eiffel Tower was to be disassembled after 20 years and its 7,300 tons of iron and 2.5 million rivets sold as scrap. But Gustave Eiffel had other ideas. Soon after the tower’s opening, he began inviting scientists to use it for experiments requiring great heights. In 1919, as the permit was to expire, antennae atop the tower began sending radio signals throughout France and the Eiffel Tower earned a permanent place in the Parisian skyline. The Eiffel Tower remained the world’s tallest man-made structure until the Chrysler Building surpassed it in 1930, incorporating a steel skeleton pioneered by William Le Baron Jenney, an engineering classmate of Gustave Eiffel in Paris. Today, thanks to Eiffel and his classmate, no one would think of building a tall structure without the “hateful column of bolted sheet metal” disparaged by Eiffel’s nineteenth century critics. Don Knebel is a local resident who works for Barnes & Thornburg LLP. For the full column visit currentzionsville.com. You may contact him at news@currentzionsville.com

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Cosmetic kitchen upgrade lowers project budget

Commentary by Larry Greene

EXISTING KITCHEN: This home, in the Hamilton Proper development in Fishers, was built in 1994. For about two blueprint for years, the owners have improvement wanted to remodel their original kitchen. The existing cabinets were still in good shape – but the rest of the kitchen seemed outdated. The original white Corian countertops were showing their age and the appliances were outdated. The owners wanted to update without spending as much money as a full remodel requires. The existing layout of the kitchen worked well, so the focus became cosmetic upgrades. COUNTERTOP AND BACKSPLASH AREA: The rich colors of the Uba Tuba granite and the coordinating Baoding Creme Quartz Brick backsplash tile contrast nicely with the existing white cabinetry. Carrying the backsplash tile up to the ceiling behind the range hood added to the visual interest. CABINET MODIFICATIONS: The old appliances were replaced with new coordinating stainless steel appliances. Existing wall cabinets above the gas range had to be removed to make way for the new wall-mounted vent hood. The existing double oven cabinet opening was also modified to accept the new ovens. PLUMBING FIXTURES & HARDWARE: The existing plumbing fixtures were replaced in-

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cluding new Kraus brand 33-inch double bowl undermount stainless steel sink with a new Kohler single handle faucet and matching soap dispenser. All new fixtures were done in brushed nickel. New brushed nickel cabinet knobs were installed to provide a cohesive look with the rest of the kitchen.

RESULT: In the end, the homeowners certainly achieved the modern look they had been dreaming of without making dramatic changes to the cabinetry or footprint of the kitchen. The upgraded granite countertops, warm colored tiled backsplash, coordinating plumbing fixtures and hardware came together to create a kitchen worthy of this beautiful home.

Larry Greene is the owner of Case Design/ Remodeling Indy, a full-service design/ build remodeling firm serving Boone, Hamilton, and Marion Counties. Contact him at 846-2600 or lgreene@caseindy. com. Visit caseindy.com for more info.

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Experts delivering before, during and after your delivery. Indiana University Health North Hospital not only provides an exceptional care team, we make sure your birthing experience is the one you always imagined. Expert doctors and the comforts of home. That’s what you can expect from IU Health North Hospital. Each of our services is designed to make sure your pregnancy is as comfortable as it is memorable. And should you need a higher level of care, you can be confident that Level III NICU care with private rooms is available at Riley at IU Health North—staffed around the clock by Riley neonatologists and some of the best pediatric physicians in the state. As you can see, your peace of mind means everything to us. Because you deserve it, we deliver it.

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