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The Fite Plumbing Standard: How to Treat Customers Like Family

Family is the foundation of Fite Plumbing. Bill Fite has owned and operated the company since 1989. Not only are many employees Fite’s family members, but he employs multiple members of other families, too. However, there is more to the Fite family. For Bill Fite, customers are family, too. For over 25 years Fite has set standards to treat customers like family. The company’s reputation is a result of customers’ statements like, “Bill and his company are dedicated, honest, professional and by far the best in the business!” One way Fite treats customers like family is to ensure access to ...

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The Haunted Bridge

Deep within the confines of Avon town limits sits a spooky bridge with a history, rampant rumors and very little documented information. The bridge spanning the White Lick Creek on County Road 625 is known by many as The Haunted Bridge. Built in 1906-1907, the bridge was double tracked in 1908. It stands 70 feet high and 300 feet long. DePauw University Professor James Cooper said rumors likely began because the bridge is hollow, making it sound as if it moans and groans. Local historian Susan Truax, a student of Cooper’s, said there is likely truth to his theory; however, ...

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Indiana Bicentennial Torch Visits Avon

Writer  /  Brooke Beaman Photography  /  Avon Community School Corporation In celebration of Indiana’s 200th anniversary this year, the Indiana Bicentennial Committee has arranged a 3,200-mile relay run spanning Indiana’s 92 counties. It will last for 32 days, from Sept. 9 to Oct. 15. The purpose of the run, according to the Indiana Bicentennial Commission, is to “inspire Hoosiers and promote unity across the state by connecting people, communities and regions.” Torchbearers were nominated in each of the state’s counties. One of these nominated bearers is Avon High School senior Emily Parsons. “I’m representing my great-great-grandfather posthumously,” Parsons said. “He’s ...

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Avon Magazine to Launch in October

TownePost Network of Hyper Local Magazines Announces Newest Publication TownePost Network, Inc. (TownePost.com) announced today the launch of their first Indianapolis area west side monthly magazine to serve Avon, Indiana: Avon Magazine. The inaugural issue is scheduled to direct mail over 14,000 copies on October 4 to Avon businesses and residents. “As print, Internet, social and video medias converge, we’re redefining how hyper local media will be delivered and consumed in the communities we serve,” said Tom Britt, founder and publisher of the TownePost Network, Inc. Operating as a franchise under the TownePost Network, Inc., the Avon Magazine will be ...

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Yearly HCDGC tournaments raise funds, canned goods for those in need

Writer  /  Steven Penn Every winter, the Hendricks County Disc Golf Club braves the elements with a purpose: To help those in need. For the past few years, January and February have provided opportunities for the club to raise funds and collect canned goods while playing disc golf. The club has two fundraisers scheduled for the beginning of 2017. “One tournament is part of a series named Western Indiana Frozen Fundraiser Series,” said John Strifler, co-president of the Hendricks County Disc Golf Club, along with John Lowery. “These events are hosted throughout central and western Indiana, with each host site ...

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