Category: Cover Stories

Professor Michael Anderson goes over his syllabus inside a computer lab during the first meeting of his English composition class at Ivy Tech Hamilton County Campus. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Starting school

Ivy Tech-Hamilton County opens Noblesville campus 300 N. 17th St. has been welcoming students back to school for decades but Aug. 25 was the first time high school graduates entered its doors looking to...

Noblesville High School graduates Alaina Shonkwiler and her professional partner, Rob Jenkins, rehearse their lindy hop swing routine for the Meals on Wheels’ “Dancing with Our Stars” contest. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Will dance for food

Noblesville’s Alaina Shonkwiler and Todd Thurston compete in Meals on Wheels’ inaugural competitive fundraiser Under a disco ball and on an open dance floor, eight local residents will do their best to keep up...

Noblesville City Engineer John Beery, left, talks with resident Arnold Payne about the proposed trail and the impact to Payne’s land at the Aug. 7 open house at Hazel Dell Elementary School. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Blazing the trail

Noblesville begins Midland Trace project after years of planning The City of Noblesville unveiled the first portion of its long-awaited Midland Trace Trail project during a public hearing Aug. 7 at Hazel Dell Elementary School,...

May Cook with her daughter-in-law, Verona, and eldest son, Mark, at Prairie Lakes Health Campus in Noblesville. 0

Touch of Love

Noblesville resident May Cook still volunteering at 101 By Navar Watson Noblesville’s May Cook has known how to crochet for about 95 years. Turning 101 years old Aug. 12, she still doesn’t get tired...

Krista Hickman is reaching out across the county with her children, Luke and Isabelle, to inform others about their rare speech disorder, childhood apraxia. (Photo courtesy of Lisa Bolinger) 0

Spreading the word

One Noblesville family raises awareness on rare childhood speech disorder By Navar Watson Luke and Isabelle Hickman are your average 6- and 5-year-old kids. The elder, Luke, dreams of being a “John Deere man.”...

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Leadership change

New superintendent Dr. Beth Niedermeyer explains her plans, background and bucket list Noblesville Schools’ new supt. Dr. Beth Niedermeyer said the district interested her because of what was taking place inside the classroom. “Noblesville...

Orlando (John Parks Whitaker) reaches out for help as he rumbles with Charles (Tom Shelton) during the big wrestling scene of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Shakespeare in the Park

Noblesville Cultural Arts Commission to host 21st annual celebration of ‘The Bard’ By Navar Watson The Noblesville Cultural Arts Commission will be bringing audiences back to Depression-era circus life with their interpretation of William...

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Last year, lasting memories

10-year 4-H members share their experiences in 4-H program Compiled by Robert Herrington and Navar Watson Kara Moody In her 10 years, Kara Moody has completed more the 200 projects in a wide variety...

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Gassing up savings

Noblesville Police experimenting with compressed natural gas engine vehicle Most residents think of natural gas as a fuel source to heat their homes or stoves. While compressed natural-gas cars have been zipping around foreign...