President & Publisher
Times-Leader Publications, LLC and the Southside Times
7670 South U.S. 31
Indianapolis, IN 46227
Richard K. “Rick” Myers is owner of Times-Leader Publications, LLC, parent company of The Southside Times, Center Grove ICON, Carmel Business Leader, Hendricks County Business Leader, Hendricks County ICON, Southside Business Leader. Myers received his B.S. In Journalism, with an emphasis in photography, from Ball State University and a M.S. in Youth Development from Kansas State University. Myers broke into the newspaper business while a senior at Crispus Attucks High School, serving as a copy boy for The Indianapolis Star. He worked in other capacities at The Star throughout college, landing his first full-time newspaper position in 1986 as a photographer/sports writer for The Greenwood Gazette. Mr. Myers has served several other news organizations in central Indiana during his career, having been apart of the launch of 11 publications since 1986. From 1992-1997 he took a sabbatical from the newspaper industry and served as press secretary to the City of Carmel, working under the late Mayor Ted Johnson. He also launched the community relations/communications position for Westfield Washington Schools. Myers is a member of the Kiwanis Club of Avon, Rotary Club of Greenwood and Knights of Columbus, St. Malachy Council 12540. He was named Range Line Pioneer (Carmel) in 1995 and was the recipient of the Avon Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Professional Award in 2009. He serves on the board of directors for the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce as well as the Hendricks College Network. Myers lives on the far Westside of Indianapolis with his wife, Catherine and three children.