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The Salty Cowboy Tequileria Rustles Up Tasty Mexican Food

Writer  /  Matt Keating Photographer  /  Amy Payne It’s not uncommon to see a long line of customers waiting to get into The Salty Cowboy Tequileria, a highly popular restaurant at 55 East Oak Street, Zionsville. Jason Hughes, general manager of The Salty Cowboy, is always happy to see a line of people waiting to get in. “It’s walk-in only, and we always have a nice crowd, particularly on the weekends,” Hughes says. “We have had a lot of repeat customers, which has been great. The positive feedback has made everyone happy here.” The Salty Cowboy, owned by Shari Jenkins, ...

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The Mind of Mason

Local Artist to Showcase Pieces at Gaslight Festival Writer  /  Heather Chastain Take a tour in the mind of Mason. Terrance Mason, local artist. A man filled with passion and artistic ingenuity. A private man who doesn’t want to reveal too much about his personal life, Mason says his art is an expression of his individuality. “I’ve been an artist my entire life, but I became a full-time artist in 2010 after a back injury kept me from staying in my current job,” Mason says. As a child, he first found his love for drawing after an exercise his dad ...

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New Owners, Same Philosophy: Hare Chevrolet Remains Customer, Community Focused

Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing Photographer / Jamie Sangar Monica Peck and Courtney Cole — the “sisters of savings” — were six generation owners of the Hare Chevrolet dealership. It’s quite a history when you consider the family started out in the horse and buggy business back in 1847. Several years ago, however, Cole was diagnosed with lung cancer and has since been engaged in a valiant fight for her life. Thankfully, her condition has improved in recent months. Nevertheless, when an offer came in from Asbury Automotive in January to purchase the dealership, she decided that the timing was right ...

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Drop the Mic

Center Grove Teen Competes on ABC Boy Band Show Writer / Michelle Kaufman Photographer / Brian Brosmer A 17-year-old Center Grove resident, Andrew Butcher, hasn’t even graduated high school yet, but he is already making a name and career for himself on the local and national level. Butcher is currently a contestant on ABC’s show Boy Band, where singers compete to become part of a new five-member boy band and get a recording contract with Hollywood Records. Butcher has been singing since he was 9, after his dad dared him to sing in an elementary school talent show. “I wasn’t ...

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Everybody Dance Now

Greenwood resident creates dance class for children with special needs Writer / Michelle Kaufman Photographer / Brian Brosmer Greenwood resident Mackenzie Wissler is combining two of her passions to create a dance class, Everybody Dance Now, designed specifically for children with special needs. The IUPUI elementary-special education major has been dancing for 18 years, an activity that has given her a feeling of unconditional happiness. She believes kids of all abilities should be able to feel that as well, so she began working on the idea for the class three years ago along with Le Rose Dance Academy owner Amanda ...

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