Category: Cover Stories

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...

Fourth of July fun starts with the Nobles- ville parade at 5 p.m., continues with the Fireworks Festival from 6 to 10 p.m. and concludes with the fireworks at dark. The volunteer-driven events also are free for anyone to participate. (File photos) 0

Red, white and plenty to do

Organizers plan for annual Noblesville Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Festival The Fourth of July festivities have three goals – have the community come together, celebrate our freedoms and founding of the nation,...

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Special bond

Veterans find refuge in Humane Society for Hamilton County pet program By Navar Watson Everyone is born with a moral code, Bloomington resident Megan Morseth said. When one serves in war, that moral code...