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12/08/2016 at 8:56am | posted by: Jane Willis Gardner

The Hands of Time: Van Tassels keep the clocks ticking

By Jane Willis Gardner Time never stands still for Clark, Sharon, and Tony Van Tassel, owners of the nearly 50-year old Noblesville Clock Company. Take one step inside the stately three-story building at the edge of the city’s Historic District, and you’ll discover a unique retail showroom whose vast array of elegant, unique clocks render
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Posted in Jane Willis Gardner, New News, Profiles |

12/06/2016 at 8:18am | posted by: David Heighway

A Touch of the Wild West in Fishers: The Battle of Mudsock was a national sensation

by David Heighway This year is the 135th anniversary of the “Battle of Mudsock”. I mentioned this event a couple of years ago in an article about early Fishers and in a later article about grave robbing in Indiana. However, I’ve done some more research and found that it was even larger than I originally
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |

11/15/2016 at 5:13pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

Editors Column

Deadlines and commitments What to leave in…what to leave out… Those lines from the Bob Seger classic Against the Wind have been running through my mind for the past several days. Editing is all about choices and we had to make some tough ones for this edition. The seed for our cover story was sown
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Posted in Editors Column, Mike Corbett, New News |

11/08/2016 at 5:10pm | posted by: Charles Waldo

WHAT QUALITIES MOVE EMPLOYEES UP?: These “Common Core” attributes will improve your career prospects

by Charles Waldo What are the qualities exhibited by “employees on the move,” especially managers? Those who “make things happen.” Those always in the right place at the right time doing the right things. Your “when the going gets tough, the tough get going” people. Those who get frequent calls from headhunters. Are those qualities
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Posted in Charles Waldo, Management, New News |

11/01/2016 at 5:07pm | posted by: Kristin Fettig

Keeping an Eye on Social Media: Good trends to embrace…bad trends to avoid.

by Kristen Fettig Social sharing and personal publishing with blogs and new media have led to a virtual stream of information noise. It’s important to filter out the negative and hone in on the positive. Learning what adds value to your life instead of just wasting your time is best practice. On the other hand,
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Posted in Kristin Fettig, Marketing, New News |

10/28/2016 at 5:01pm | posted by: Karen Kennedy

Performance Art Flourishes in Fishers: Fishers Music Works

By Karen Kennedy There’s a joyful noise coming from Fishers. As Hamilton County’s newest city continues to spread its wings, there’s a burgeoning cultural Renaissance going on as well—an explosion of festivals, art fairs, and so, so many live music and theatre that there’s absolutely no excuse for not having something to do on any
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Posted in Karen Kennedy, New News, Profiles |

10/25/2016 at 4:58pm | posted by: Samantha Hyde

Roundabout: A Summary of Recent Retail Activity

By Samantha Hyde Carmel: The Learning Center is moving into 11145 N. Michigan Road. Tia Walker State Farm is moving from Indianapolis to the Village of West Clay at 2169 Glebe Street. Café Patachou is moving from the shopping center at 126th and Gray Rd. to the shopping center at Hazel Dell Parkway and Main
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Posted in New News, Retail Roundabout, Samantha Hyde |

10/20/2016 at 4:53pm | posted by: Mike Corbett

The Pitch In: Notes from all over the county.

The Hamilton County Leadership Academy selected a new class, which runs from August 2016 through June 2017. The 26th class includes: Heather Brownell, Executive Director, Heart and Soul Clinic, Inc.; Janelle Bunnell, Mortgage Loan Officer, Community First Bank of Indiana; Steve Cooke, Deputy Mayor, City of Noblesville; Nicholas Duvall, VP of Development and Communication, Little
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Posted in Mike Corbett, New News, The Pitch In |

10/17/2016 at 4:50pm | posted by: Chris Bavender

Westfield Welcomes Persians (the donut): Titus Bakery brings its signature donut east from Lebanon

By Chris Bavender Life is a little sweeter in Westfield these days since Titus Bakery opened in the Monon Marketplace. We believe that high visibility was worth the investment,” co-owner Terry Rake said. “Being at the point of the intersection of the Monon Trail, US 31 and State Road 32, and an entrance to Grand
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Posted in Chris Bavender, Dining Out, New News |

10/11/2016 at 4:45pm | posted by: David Heighway

Historic Mythbusters: Though often untrue, myths have their place

by David Heighway I tell people that my job as a historian is to prove myths or shoot them down. I want things to be fact-based and there are a lot of bad or ridiculous myths out there. However, occasionally a myth will come in handy to help prove a point. Myths can have a
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Posted in David Heighway, History, New News |