On June 30, the community celebrated the 38-year career of John South, Hamilton County Water and Soil Conservation District administrator, at an open house at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds annex in Noblesville. Pictured, South holds an old-school drainage tile – transformed into a piece of art – gifted to him by his co-workers upon his retirement. (Photos by Sadie Hunter)
From left, John Thomas, City of Carmel Stormwater administrator, Jason Armour, with City of Fishers Stormwater engineer and floodplain administrator, and Jeff Rushforth, Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center director.
From left, Jason LeMaster, Hamilton County Health Dept. Environmental Health director, Alex Davis, Hamilton County Health Dept. Vector Control specialist, and Al Patterson, Hamilton County Parks and Recreation director.
A closer look at South’s gift from his co-workers.