Perry Township trustee Dan “Carp” Combs is the first profile in a new profile series, called Big Mike's B-town. | Limestone Post

Limestone Post is proud to announce a new column by media powerhouse Michael G. Glab, called Big Mike’s B-town. Each article will be a profile of someone he has interviewed on his WFHB interview show, Big Talk! First in this series is Perry Township trustee Dan “Carp” Combs. Click here to read the full story.

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    December 8, 2016

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Poet Michelle Gottschlich considers the differences between page and spoken word poetry and explores the “deep rift” known as “Page vs. Stage.” | Photo by Dason Anderson

Poet Michelle Gottschlich considers the differences between page and spoken word poetry — between personal histories and “posthuman identity,” between poems expressing unique voice and those searching for universal truths. Acknowledging the impossibility of getting at the heart of it all, she explores the “deep rift” in poetry, known as “Page vs. Stage.” Click here to read the full story.

Photo by Adam Reynolds

Photojournalist Adam Reynolds has documented both war-torn and everyday life in the Middle East. But a recent project, using a photography technique from the 1800s, took him to a fantasy world in Bloomington to capture fearsome, furry demons — Krampus. Take a look at the monsters that will parade through downtown Bloomington on Saturday, December 3. Click here to see the photo gallery and read the full story.

Ruthie Cohen's daughters, (l-r) Arianna and Eve, lather the uncooked turkey with mustard in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner. | Photo by Ruthie Cohen

Ruthie Cohen shares her wisdom about what’s most important at Thanksgiving dinner. People often get distracted by the bird, the side dishes, or the presentation. In this edition of Stirring the Pot, she advises not to suppress “the absurdities and silliness that creep in” — and enjoy not knowing how it will all turn out. Click here to read the full story.

The start of the 2014 100km World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Note the tile surface, which composed about half of the course. The other half was pavement. Matt Flaherty will be running this year's 100km World Championships in Los Alcázares, Spain, on November 27. | Photo by Bryon Powell, iRunFar

Local Ultrarunner Competes (Again) in 100km World Championships

On November 27, ultrarunner Matt Flaherty of Bloomington will compete on Team USA in the 100km World Championships in Los Alcázares, Spain. Hot off a record-setting win in the Tecumseh Trail Marathon outside of Bloomington in October, Flaherty describes the 100km challenge — and why the battle of ultrarunning is worth it to him. Click here to read the full story.

Through the ONE Community Initiative, the Bloomington Volunteer Network and six local nonprofits — such as Fairview Elementary School, pictured here — are trying to change the “us and them” feeling in the community. | Photo by Miles Reiter

Changing the ‘Us and Them’ Feeling in Bloomington Is ‘Imperative’

Through the ONE Community Initiative, the Bloomington Volunteer Network and six local nonprofits are trying to change the “us and them” feeling in the community. Susan M. Brackney spoke with the Volunteer Network’s Lucy Schaich about this shift in volunteering. Focusing on this initiative and these organizations, Schaich says, “is imperative for our community.” Click here to read the full story.

Indiana University football team is vying for another bowl appearance and the basketball season is getting started. This means sportswriters are busy in Hoosier Nation! And thanks to blogs, podcasts, and social media, plenty of info about the Hoosiers is at your fingertips. | Photo by Evan De Stefano, IU Athletics

’Tis the Season — for Sports. Keeping Tabs on the Hoosiers

Between the Indiana University football team vying for another bowl appearance and the basketball season starting, sportswriters are busy in Hoosier Nation this month. And thanks to blogs, podcasts, and social media, info about the Hoosiers is at your fingertips. But how do you keep it all straight? Here’s a short list. Click here to read the full story.

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Downey Hill, a Brown County Gem in Peak Season — by Air [video]

The Laura Hare Nature Preserve at Downey Hill, a Sycamore Land Trust property, is quintessential Brown County — a mature hardwood forest on rolling hills. During peak season, hiking its trail is a prime way to view the autumn colors. But drone company Aerial 812 and Sycamore’s Abby Perfetti give us another view — from above. Click here to watch the video.

The Tecumseh Trail Marathon's overall men’s winner, Matt Flaherty of Bloomington, beat the course record by six seconds. | Photo by Alison Polley

Ultrarunner Matt Flaherty Breaks Record in Tecumseh Marathon

An 80-degree day did not stop Matt Flaherty from breaking the record in the Tecumseh Trail Marathon recently. Flaherty tells Limestone Post about the experience, how trail marathons differ from other kinds of long-distance running, and about his participation this month in the 100K World Championships — that’s 62 miles. Click here to read the full story.

Local nonprofit Justice Unlocked offers legal services on a sliding scale so people don’t have to fight for justice alone. | Illustration by Penina Gal

Justice Unlocked Fills a Financial Gap in Legal Services

A paternity hearing could be just another day in court for some lawyers. But for a parent about to lose custody of their child, it could be the most important day of their lives. Local nonprofit Justice Unlocked offers legal services on a sliding scale so people don’t have to fight for justice alone. Click here to read the full story.

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    “It’s not a matter of you bringing your ‘full’ to their ‘empty.’ It’s about community members coming together and working to support each other. … “Both sides are not ‘other.’” Standing in between and looking at one side, she says, “that is not ‘other’ — that is your community. And, if you look the other way, that is not ‘other’ — that is your community.” — Bloomington Volunteer Network Assistant Director Lucy Schaich in “Changing the ‘Us and Them’ Feeling in Bloomington Is ‘Imperative’” by Susan M. Brackney
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