Hamilton County, IN

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Fishers kicks off sesquicentennial celebration

The Fishers Arts Council, in partnership with the Hamilton County Community Foundation and The Fishers Historical Society, are presenting an exhibit to start the city’s yearlong celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. The exhibit, “Fishers & Hamilton County: An Historical Perspective,” will be on display Aug. 12 through...
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Worried about being evicted? Here is a list of resources for tenants to get help.

It's no secret that Indiana and Indianapolis in particular have some of the highest eviction rates in the country since the pandemic began, according to data collected by Eviction Lab. Indiana has had the most number of eviction filings since the start of the pandemic of six states tracked by the group, while Indianapolis has the seventh most number of filings of 31 cities for which the group collects data. ...
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Westfield youth advocate dies on family vacation in Paris

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — An early intervention advocate with the Westfield Youth Assistance program died Tuesday while on a family vacation in Paris, the city government has announced. Christine Brown was “a passionate advocate for children and teenagers facing challenging life circumstances,” said a news release from the city...
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Test your knowledge of Hamilton County

Every year County Line poses a brief quiz to see how well-informed readers may be on basic facts about Hamilton County historical figures, geography and government. Here are this year’s questions:. Who is regarded as the county’s first white American settler?. How many townships compose the county?. Who...

Recognizing lifesaving actions of 14 heroes

Last week, the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office recognized 14 heroes for saving a life during multiple emergencies (CPR/AED/Narcan/Crisis) within Hamilton County. Congratulations are in order for Officer Matt Hyde, CO Sgt. Robert Pontius, Officer Noah Defoe, Officer Michael Biddle, Dep. Pat Traphagan, Dep. Skyler Moe, Dep. Daniel Wallace, Dep. Steven Forner, Dep. Austin Rumer, Dep. Scott Jones, HCCC Living Unit Coordinator Michael Guyer, HCCC Living Unit Coordinator Nathan Guyer, HCCC Living Unit Coordinator Heather Dailey, and NPD Sgt. Brandon Brooks.
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New restaurants opening in Indy, Carmel and Westfield

INDIANAPOLIS — New restaurants are popping up all over town. Jolene Ketzenberger of Culinary Crossroads knows all the new spots and events you want to check out in central Indiana. The Indianapolis City Market launched the SOUL of the City Kitchen Incubator. It will offer Black chefs a fully-equipped...
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Humane Society for Hamilton County assists animals locally and beyond

In December 2004, Rebecca Stevens’ life changed when her beloved dog, Maggie, suffered a slipped disc that severed her spinal cord and left her with paraplegia. The Humane Society for Hamilton County had previously approached Stevens regarding employment, but it wasn’t until that night she knew she would quit her corporate job and join the nonprofit, since she could take Maggie to work and give her necessary care and attention.
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Hamilton County Leadership Academy announces Class of 2023

The Hamilton County Leadership Academy has selected 35 individuals who live or work in Hamilton County to take part in its 10-month community leadership program. • Ramona Adams — The Center for the Performing Arts. • Ali Alvey — Beaver Gravel. • Stephanie Amick — Agape Therapeutic Riding...
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Letter: CCS partners with parents

In a recent letter to the Current in Carmel, Michelle Stewart-Ball of Moms for Liberty-Hamilton County claimed that objectionable materials are being shared with our children in the Carmel Clay Schools and that children have “unrestricted access” to sexually graphic materials in our school libraries. These claims are incorrect.
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Carmel in brief — August 9, 2022

Same as U Golf Tournament – The second Same as U Golf Tournament is set for 11 a.m. Sept. 23 at Pebble Brook Golf Club, 3110 Westfield Rd. in Noblesville. Check in begins at 10 a.m. A box lunch will be provided by Divvy’s, and dinner will be from Big DOg’s SMokehouse BBQ. Learn more and register at

Gookins appointed to replace Judge Bardach

Local attorney Stephenie Gookins, who ran in but lost the May primary election for the newly created Superior Court 7 to court magistrate Darren Murphy, will now get a seat on the bench as the appointed replacement for Superior Court 6 Judge Gail Bardach, who retired July 1. Governor Eric...

The British invade Hamilton County!

The multinational band 45RPM brought fans of the British Invasion and the 1960s in general to Cool Creek Park for the final free concert of the series. Featuring band members from both England the United States, 45RPM filled the air with classics from groups like The Beatles, The Animals, The Kinks, The Turtles, The Byrds, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees, The Hollies . . . you name it! Learn more about 45RPM at

Carmel’s ‘Rain on Main’ painted barrel contest kicks off next week

Rain on Main, the popular painted rain barrel contest and online auction presented by Carmel Utilities, Carmel Department of Storm Water Management and the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District, kicks off Friday, Aug. 12 with a display of 20 decorated barrels in the Carmel Arts & Design District. The barrels will be prominently featured along Main Street through the following week before they are relocated to the Carmel Farmers Market.

Candidates slow to come forward for school boards

With less than three weeks left in the filing period for school board candidates, relatively few have stepped forward to declare their intentions to run. This is surprising because earlier this year there was considerable interest expressed by members of the public in the curriculum and financial priorities in some of Hamilton County’s six public school districts.

No more fresh Dilly Bars

Noblesville’s original DQ dies for Unpleasant Street project. Cathy Zeller has worked at Noblesville’s Dairy Queen, 798 S. 10th St., since it was on a different corner of the same intersection. Today she will serve the last handmade Dilly Bars and Buster Bars in Hamilton County. On Saturday...

Noblesville girls golf wins at home

All eight local teams travel to Harbour Trees for Hamilton County tournament. Hamilton County girls golf teams have to look no further than their own backyard to find quality competition. All eight of the local teams traveled up to Harbour Trees on Thursday for the Hamilton County meet, which was...

Millers win Hamilton County Championship, Whallon is Medalist

The Noblesville Millers teed off the 2022-23 season on Thursday night by winning the Hamilton County Championship at Harbour Trees Golf and Beach Club in Noblesville. The Millers recorded a score of 303 to best the Westfield Shamrocks by three strokes to win. Caroline Whallon earned individual medalist honors with her first place score of 71 and Jordan Adam carded a 74 to earn third place. Josie Kelly recorded a 77 for 8th place and Karis Shields turned in an 81 for 12th place.