Nashville mom shares passion for flowers with young daughters

Nashville mom shares passion for flowers with young daughters

  NASHVILLE, Ind. — Village Florist designer Jamie Rumple is passing down her love of flowers to her two young daughters on their goat farm in Brown County. When she takes home unsellable flowers from work, the little girls design their own arrangements for their rooms. “At 6 and 3, they have tons of talent,” …

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IU students march for climate change

IU students march for climate change

  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — More than 50 Indiana University students, faculty and staff joined Reinvest IU organizers for the March for Climate Action on IU’s campus Thursday, Sept. 17. With signs, windmills and music in tow, the marchers trekked into Bryan Hall and upstairs to President Michael McRobbie’s office where they read a letter calling …

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Fourth Street Festival a hot ticket for arts enthusiasts

Fourth Street Festival a hot ticket for arts enthusiasts

  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The sweltering heat beat down on those who braved the sunny 90-plus-degree temperatures to partake in the Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts this Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 5 and 6. Tents lined both sides of Fourth Street from Lincoln to Indiana Avenue. Each offered a different perspective on …

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Mom leads fundraiser for weekend meal program

Mom leads fundraiser for weekend meal program

  NASHVILLE, Ind. — Clara Stanley saw an advertisement in her local newspaper about the Brown County Weekend Backpacks program and knew she needed to be involved. As a mother, she understood the importance of making sure children had food they could prepare on the weekends. Many children have parents who work and leave them …

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Volunteer works so partner families have homes

Volunteer works so partner families have homes

  NASHVILLE, Ind. — In 2009, a friend asked Sandie Jones if she wanted to get involved in Brown County Habitat for Humanity. She said yes. Now, six years later, Jones will begin her first year on Habitat’s Board of Directors. Spearheading much of the organization’s social media presence, Jones helped get the word out …

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