Tag - Mayberry in the Midwest

Editor's Note: The following story is a preview for the 2016 Mayberry in the Midwest Festival. We should have a new preview for the 2017 event sometime soon. Until then, if you are looking for specific information for the 2017 event, click here . We…

16 Can't-Miss Hendricks County Events in 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016 6:58 PM by Josh Duke

Do you have your calendars ready? I have narrowed down the hundreds of events that will happen in Hendricks County this year into a Top 16 for 2016, which was no easy task. I wanted to provide a good mix of activities as well as incorporating both…

Getting to Know Hendricks County: Danville

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 6:55 PM by Stephanie Porter

The town of Danville has long been considered the heart, hub, and center of Hendricks County - not just because it's home to county offices and the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square, but because it hosts so many festivals, fairs and special…

Happy 200th birthday Indiana! With 2016 officially here, we have reached a milestone year for our state's history, and I for one as the Hendricks County Bicentennial Coordinator am extremely busy planning and getting our locals excited about the year…

Top 10: Stories From 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 6:55 PM by Josh Duke

As we wrap up 2015 and look ahead to a milestone year for our state in 2016, we always like to look back at the Hendricks County Insider's most viewed stories from the past year in case you may have missed them. I will also provide a little…

Mayberry in the Midwest is coming to Danville this weekend, and one of the many activities on the slate to celebrate The Andy Griffith Show is a live performance by comedian Mike Toomey on Saturday night at the Royal Theater . Toomey has been…

Weekend Primer: May 15-17

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 7:51 PM by David Ayers

Using my best Mayberry-inspired drawl, Hendricks County promises to be a pretty busy place this weekend. Headlining it all, of course, is the Mayberry in the Midwest festival. Following on its wildly successful debut, the Festival makes its return on…

Growing up as the daughter of a celebrity can be tough and amazing at the same time, but that wasn't the case for Karen Knotts. The legendary Don Knotts, who shined on both stage and screen most notably as Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show , was…