Category: Cover Stories

Noblesville resident Charles Warren began collecting coins in high school and has continued his passion until today. (Photos by Robert Herrington) 0

Mint condition

USAF veteran Charles Warren shares currency collection, history with youth For 38 years, Noblesville resident Charles Warren served in the United States Air Force on active and reserve duty. For the past 50 years...

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Pin pals

Bowling league helps retirees stay active, social in golden years By Mark Ambrogi Helen Nelson has been bowling for many years and she’ll be the first to admit she hasn’t improved much. But it...

NHS junior Zack Baker assists Jacquelyn Brooks with her smartphone during a Tech Team session at the Noblesville library. (Photos by Robert Herrington) 0

Student teachers

High schoolers assist senior citizens with new technology, gadgets By Mark Robinson The ever-evolving world of technology can be overwhelming to anyone. Personal computers, smartphones, tablets, applications are constantly changing, with newer, better, more...

Residents and city officials have identified focus areas within the neighborhood in need of beautification and improvement. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Southwest Quad

Residents, city make plans to revitalize historic neighborhood For the first time in its history, the City of Noblesville is undertaking the revitalization of an entire neighborhood – the Southwest Quad. The neighborhood, whose...

After 10 years of playing professional ball, Wes Whisler now runs a baseball academy at The Strike Zone in Fishers. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Throwing aces

After playing in the majors, 2001 Mr. Baseball and NHS grad Wes Whisler returns home to help young ball players By Mark Ambrogi Wes Whisler’s major league career might have spanned just two weeks,...

Bethany Robinson directs one of her three jazz bands in Noblesville High School’s new performing arts classrooms. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 1

A sweet note

Noblesville High School teacher Bethany Robinson named Indiana Jazz Educator of the Year As a sixth grader, Drew Ahlbrand began his musical career in Bethany Robinson’s concert band. Now, the Noblesville High School sophomore...

Ovarian cancer survivor Maggie Owens, 31, plays with her “miracle” children, Wyatt, 3, and Caroline, 1. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Miracle mom

Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at age 19, Noblesville’s Maggie Owens shares her story At age 19, Maggie (Kleinhenn) Owens was faced with her own mortality. Diagnosed with ovarian cancer two years after graduating from...

Noblesville resident Rollin Cutter holds a basketball signed by his teammates on the 1954 Milan Indians state championship team, which was the inspiration for “Hoosiers.” (Photo by Mark Ambrogi) 0

Giving back

Former Milan player Cutter repays good fortune By Mark Ambrogi When Rollin Cutter told his father he wanted to go for basketball, his dad said it was fine as long as he found his...

Mayor John Ditslear looks over plans for Cabela’s, which will be built in 2015 adjacent to Hamilton Town Center. 0

Looking ahead

Noblesville in 2015: A year preview “I think the city is doing well. We’ve accomplished what we want to accomplish in 2014,” Mayor John Ditslear said. “We’re prepared to continue to do a great...

Nancy Lutz and her late husband, Dave, first visited 3100 Westfield Rd. in August 1983. The Lutz’s then purchased the restaurant and have been running it ever since. (Photo by Mark Robinson) 0

End of an era

Lutz’s Steak House to close New Year’s Eve after 31 years of business By Mark Robinson Days may be numbered for Lutz’s Steak House, but the fond memories will live on forever for the...