Category: Cover Stories

Senior Hardlines Manager Collin Hendron, right, shows Michael Clark the store’s selection of boats and water recreation gear. (Photo by Theresa Skutt) 0

Nice catch

Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear says Cabela’s will provide positive economic impact By Mark Ambrogi The doors will officially open at Cabela’s at 10 a.m. Aug. 20, following a unique grand opening ribbon-cutting where an arrow will cut...

Josie Griffin reaches for a grip while climbing the rock wall at the 2014 Noblesville Fit Fest. (File photo) 0

Fitting event

Noblesville Fit Fest offers variety of races, strongman competition By Mark Ambrogi Kym Flannery is often quick to repeat her spiel full of alliteration. “Have you heard about the Noblesville Fit Fest? It’s a...

NHS grad Sarah Fortney was awarded the Plater Civic Engagement Medallion after her fundraising work with SamStrong, a cancer research organization. (Submitted photo) 0

Science of giving

Noblesville grad Sarah Fortney recognized for cancer research fundraising By Navar Watson   When 19-year-old Sam Featherstone attended Indiana-University-Purdue-University-Indianapolis freshman year, he had dreams of becoming a pediatric oncologist. Then, the cancer came back....

From left: Owners of Harbour Town Diner, Maria Prado, Francisco Guzman and Carlos Prado. (Photo by Sadie Hunter) 0

Family fare

Venezuelan family serves up diner classics in Noblesville By Mark Ambrogi Francisco Guzman wants everyone to experience what he does during a family meal. “We can bring families in and have the same experience...

Supt. Beth Niedermeyer (left) and curriculum director Annetta Petty discuss what’s new at Noblesville Schools. (Photo by Mark Ambrogi) 0

Testing tool

Noblesville Schools curriculum leader embraces new student assessments By Mark Ambrogi Among the many changes and additions in Noblesville Schools in 2015-16 school year, one change clearly stands out for Annetta Petty, the district’s...

Noblesville Athletic Club yoga instructor Holly Haskett will teach the free classes for cancer patients and their families. (Photos by Jason Conerly) 0

Lending a hand

Noblesville Athletic Club offering free yoga classes for cancer patients and families By Mark Ambrogi Noblesville Athletic Club general manager Cindy Kinney recognizes the battle cancer patients face. “Cancer is a lonely disease and...

Deb Diaz, volunteer coordinator at White River Christian Church, inside the White River Food Pantry. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Feeding a need

Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank works to keep food pantry shelves stocked during increased necessity “I was hungry and you fed me.” Matthew 25:35 The scripture that serves as Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank’s...

Buddy Whitacre waves to the crowd during the 2014 parade. (File photo) 0

America the Beautiful

Noblesville Fireworks Festival and parade celebrate Independence Day By Anna Skinner Any in attendance at the Noblesville Fireworks Festival on the Fourth of July can expect a plethora of events, music and a parade...

Gary Hipes reflects on his 45-year career at Noblesville High School. (Photo by Theresa Skutt) 0

True pro

Growth biggest change during Noblesville High School teacher Hipes’ long tenure By Mark Ambrogi Gary Hipes doesn’t have any problem putting his finger on the biggest change he saw during his 45 years as a...