Category: Cover Stories

Sophomore Yilin Dwyer, 16, decided to start studying and teaching herself Latin the summer after her freshman year. (Photo by Lisa Price) 0

Independent thinker

Noblesville High School student excels in teaches herself Latin By Mark Ambrogi Sophomore Yilin Dwyer didn’t let the fact that Noblesville High School didn’t offer Latin deter her from pursuit. The 16-year-old Taiwan native...

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Mayor’s race

John Ditslear and Mike Corbett: Who they are and where they stand John Ditslear Childhood As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? A military officer or a rancher....

Bill Kenley’s first novel, High School Runner (Freshman), will be released June 1. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Running man

Noblesville High School English teacher Bill Kenley writes first of four cross country-based novels Longtime Noblesville resident and high school teacher Bill Kenley described his first novel as: “It’s like ‘The Bad News Bears’...

NHS senior Juan Armendariz uses a scanner to pick an order from the distribution side of SMC Corporation. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Advanced education

Noblesville High School senior Juan Armendariz named Indiana high school intern of the year A laugh and smile is the first thing that comes from Noblesville High School senior Juan Armendariz when asked about...

Portraying Jesus, Clayton Jennings carries the Widow of Nain's son, whom he brought back to life. In 1994, Jennings played the boy being carried. (Submitted photo) 0

Power play

Behold the Lamb celebrates silver anniversary of Easter musical drama In 1991, director Lisa Jennings led a cast and choir of 30 in an Easter cantata at Harbour Shores Church, 8011 E. 216th St....

Bill Prater of Kirk Hardware is one of the few places in the county that offers screen and window repair. (Photo by Robert Herrington) 0

Nailed a niche

Kirk Hardware’s history of serving residents dates back to 1889 It was a typical Saturday afternoon at Kirk Hardware, Inc. in downtown Noblesville. A customer walks in and owner Bill Prater greets him with...

"How Do I Say Goodbye" is the first song singer Sonsee Cloud, left, and guitarist Randy Martin wrote together. (Photo by Robert Herrignton) 0

Heart of Gold

Sonsee Cloud releases her emotional debut single to help others dealing with loss “Anybody that has had someone pass, it’s going to hit them.” Bobbie Dill, senior regent at the Noblesville Moose Lodge, said...

Dr. Joe Forgey inspects the mouth of Yacine Fall at Pediatric Dentistry of Noblesville on Feb. 23. (Photos by Robert Herrington) 0

All smiles

For almost 40 years, Dr. Joe Forgey has made Noblesville children’s teeth brighter, healthier Dr. Joe Forgey estimates than in his job at Pediatric Dentistry of Noblesville, he’s seen or had his hands in...

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...