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Jacob Stillwell was on a plane to Oakland just hours after playing his euphonium (a baritone horn) in the Wind Ensemble at the Desert Vista High School graduation in May. And just hours after landing, he joined the other 149 members of the Blue Devils B drum and bugle corps in rehearsing their 2014 show, titled “Noir Nuveau.” The drum corps, known as “BDB” for short, competes all summer against other groups from around the nation in the Open Class of Drum Corps International (DCI). During the second week of August, all of the competing corps converge on Indiana for Championships Week, with the Open Class Finals in Michigan City. The World Class Finals are at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Life is a compilation of moments.
Going it alone works just fine for Sydney Schmisseur.
The former NFL player, who spent time with the Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles, is participating in this weekend’s Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation 5K in Phoenix. He’ll be available for autographs and photos at Tempe’s Salut Kitchen Bar on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.
Sure, the Seahawks and the Broncos are hungry for a Super Bowl win. But sometimes they’re hungry for other things, like pizza and Skittles. And apparently a whole lot of eggs.
Thus far, Devon Kennard has done everything he said he was going to do.
The last time we saw Mom, Interrupted she was recklessly enjoying Phoenix’s decadently warm weather at the expense of her friends and colleagues in colder climes. As it turned out, that may not have been wise…
The City of Phoenix’s bond rating was reduced last week from AAA to AA+ with a stable outlook.
Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced plans recently for the track’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2014.
Marissa Fisher from Ahwatukee was one of 557 Butler University students to participate in Bulldogs Into the Streets (BITS), a large-scale single day of community service hosted by the Butler Volunteer Center. This year’s event partnered with 17 Indianapolis organizations including Gleaners Food Bank and Holliday Park. The 2013 event had the most student participants in the program’s 19-year history.
Glued to your desk at work? Cross that off the list of reasons not to exercise.
This film publicity image released by DreamWorks Animation shows a scene from the animated movie "Turbo," about an underdog snail whose dreams kick into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed. "Turbo" is a life-size advertisement for the Indianapolis 500 that just might give a boost to the fledgling IndyCar Series. (AP Photo/DreamWorks Animation)
Dr. Amy Puls and Dr. Peter Pinto of Ahwatukee Foothills announce the upcoming wedding of their son, Johnny Pinto, to Dr. Chelsea Dinner. Parents of the bride, Dr. Alan and Anne Dinner, reside in Indianapolis, Ind.
Rebecca Frazer at last year�s national finals at the 75th Annual American Legion High School Oratorical National Finals in Indianapolis, Sunday, April 15, 2012.
Norma Mae White, 82, of Ahwatukee, formerly of Indiana, Pa., passed away on Jan. 29 at St. Andrew’s Village after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. Born Feb. 16, 1930 in New Bethlehem, Pa., she is predeceased by her husband, A. B. White III, her parents Ernest and Lorena Dinger, and her grandson, Benson Adam White.
Desert Vista High School’s Wind Ensemble is doing its part to live up to the school’s mission of inspiring a community of learning by demonstrating excellence in arts.
Junior Jalen Brown has been starting for Mountain Pointe for three years.
Master Sgt. William Bridges Stevens, born Nov. 19, 1944 in Indianapolis, Ind. The oldest son of Col. William F. Stevens and Adna Bridges Stevens, he proudly served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 20 years including assignments from Oklahoma to Iceland.
Dirty political campaigns are as old as the Founding Fathers.
One way to set yourself apart in your cover letter is to know your audience. In his book, “Gallery of Best Cover Letters,” David Noble, Ph.D., offers strategies for customizing your cover letter.
Five hospitals sit within an easy drive of my Indianapolis home. It’s comforting to know, considering that my wife will deliver our second child in late August.
Desert Vista High School qualified 12 students for the 2012 NFL (National Forensics League) National Tournament and the team will travel to Indianapolis on Sunday, June 10, to compete against the nation’s best.
Three in four Americans in an Associated Press poll said they believe the U.S. Constitution is an enduring document that has relevance. If you believe the Constitution is the reason for the freedom and prosperity in America then that is good news. I do believe that.
Fresh home from the war, newly married and needing to better recover from malaria and rheumatic fever he caught from a mosquito bite on a PT boat in the south Pacific, Peter Grant packed his car and trailer and left his home city of Indianapolis for the desert town of Phoenix.
Denver Broncos Tim Tebow is seen backstage during the inaugural NFL Honors show Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Newman Lowrance)