|Hamilton Heights FFA competes at State Livestock Skillathon|
ARCADIA - Eleven students from Hamilton Heights FFA Chapter competed in the State Livestock Skillathon Judging Contest on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Contest was hosted by the Purdue 4-H Extension at the Purdue ASREC.|
The Hamilton Heights 4-H Senior Team placed 2nd and is advancing to the National Livestock Skillathon Judging Contest in January at the National Western Livestock Show in Denver.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
|Atlanta New Earth Festival set for Sept. 23-24|
ATLANTA - The 44th annual New Earth Festival is scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at Atlanta.|
More than 600 vendor booths of unique arts, crafts, collectibles, and food of all kind will be available.
Free entertainment this year include The Flying Toasters, Jeremy Morris, and The Singing Contractors for Sunday morning services.
Friday, September 15, 2017
|Career fair offers options|
SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Youth Assistance Program will play host to its second annual Student Career Exploration Fair 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, in the Sheridan High School Gymnasium.|
Students in grades 8 through 12 from Sheridan, Hamilton Heights, Tipton, and Clinton Central are invited to attend the hands-on, interactive career fair which will highlight skilled trades in advanced manufacturing, the hospitality industry, agriculture, human services, health care, transportation, construction, and information technology.
Thursday, September 14, 2017
|County schools receive Gold Stars|
|Guerin Catholic High School, Noblesville, and Hamilton Heights Middle School, Arcadia, have been named Gold Star Schools for 2017 by the Indiana Department of Education.|
Guerin is a renewal Gold Star School, and HHMS is a first-time recipient.
Friday, September 8, 2017
|Judges celebrate Constitution Day by visiting students across the state|
|More than 4,000 students across the state will celebrate Constitution Day with judges and Supreme Court staff attorneys visiting their classrooms, Sept. 17.|
Indiana courts are recognizing the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, Sept. 17, 1787, with a program that brings judges into schools.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
|HCH Food Bank slates Harvest Fundraiser|
|SHERIDAN - The Hamilton County Harvest Food Bank has scheduled its annual Harvest Fundraiser, for 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 15, at Blackhawk Winery, 28153 W. Ditch Road, Sheridan.|
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
|Heights teacher named Teacher of the Year finalist.|
ARCADIA - Julie Oelschlager, Hamilton Heights High School business teacher, is one of the finalist for the 2018 Teach of the Year Award.|
Oelschlager has made quite an impact during her seven-year tenure as an educator. She has had an exceptional impact on the students, business curriculum, and programs in which she has created or served as sponsor.
Friday, September 1, 2017
|White's historic first day to be celebrated|
ARCADIA - On Aug. 31, 1987, Ryan White entered Hamilton Heights High School with his fellow students.|
As a person with AIDS, White faced many challenges at a time when much about the disease was unknown.
To celebrate White's life and legacy, community leaders will be reflecting on that historic day. State Rep. Tony Cook, Hamilton Heights High School principal at that time, will discuss White's first day of school at the event.
Monday, August 28, 2017
|Rotarians learn self defense|
|SHERIDAN - Sometimes Sheridan Rotarians have unusual meetings and Tuesday, Aug. 1, was no exception to that rule. That was the evening when martial arts Sifu (teacher) Coy Monroe was the club guest speaker and he brought along several of his students to give a demonstration.|
Sunday, August 27, 2017
|Muncee Town Program Coming To Sheridan|
SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Historical Society will present a free public program about the origin of Muncie, Indiana as it relates to the presence of the Lenape American Indian village of "Muncee Town", 7 p.m. Aug. 14, in the Community Room of the Sheridan Public Library.|
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
|Fire destroys Cicero home|
|CICERO - Fire destroyed a Cicero home Monday, and damaged two neighboring homes.|
No injuries were reported as a result of the fire, reported at 7:20 p.m.
The occupants were not at home when the fire started, but called the Cicero Fire Department when they returned to the residence, at 1209 Frogs Leap.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
|'Picture a Better World' photo contest at HNPL|
|CICERO - Hamilton North Public Library wants to see how Hamilton County residents "Picture a Better World."|
The Library and Friends of the Library organization are sponsoring a photo contest for Hamilton County residents, encouraging them to get out their cameras and capture potential award-winning photographs.
"Picture a Better World," is this year's theme for the library's annual competition features three divisions for entering and prizes in all categories.
Sunday, July 30, 2017
|Cicero American Legion and VFW to dedicate Veterans' Memorial Wall|
|CICERO - The American Legion, Department of Indiana James Evans Post 341 in Cicero, has scheduled a ribbon-cutting, dedication ceremony 11 a.m. Saturday for its newly constructed Veterans Memorial Wall at the entrance of Red Bridge Park in Cicero.|
Friday, July 21, 2017
|Bon voyage, Clemence Lekouma!|
SHERIDAN - When you were 15 years old, would your parents have let you move to France for a year to live with a bunch of strangers and go to school there? If you are like most of us, probably not. But the reverse is what happened to us here in Sheridan this past year.|
Let me fill you in on the details.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
|Oelschlager Named Heights' Teacher of the Year|
ARCADIA - Julie Oelschlager has been selected as its 2017 Teacher of the Year for the Hamilton Heights School Corporation.|
Oelschlager will represent Hamilton Heights at the state Teacher of the Year competition in Indianapolis this fall.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
|Photography tips subject of library meeting|
|CICERO - On July 11, local photographer Sally Wolf shares tips and tricks of the trade at the next Friends of the Library's Tuesdays with Friends event.|
The program begins at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Hamilton North Public Library in Cicero. Photography enthusiasts, newbies and even the digitally challenged are invited to learn more about taking better photographs.
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
|Legacy Fund to honor 'Community Pillars'|
|CARMEL - Legacy Fund, the Central Indiana Community Foundation affiliate serving Hamilton County, announced the debut of the Legacy Fund Community Pillar Awards aimed to honor individuals or corporations doing visionary work to solve pressing challenges, build opportunity and equity, and create a brighter future for Hamilton County residents in three leadership areas-College Readiness and Success, Family Success and Inspiring Places.|
Friday, June 30, 2017
|MAMA's Cupboard Project Completed|
SHERIDAN - Last fall the Sheridan Rotary Club partnered up with the Carmel Rotary Club to obtain a matching Rotary District 6560 grant to put a new roof on the MAMA's Cupboard Food Pantry facility in uptown Sheridan.|
The clubs are proud to announce that the project is complete and MAMA's Cupboard has a brand new roof.
Friday, June 30, 2017
|MWA Lake Clean Up Set for July|
|CICERO - Morse Waterways Association's annual Morse Lake clean-up is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon July 15, from 8:00 a.m. This year marks the 13th year the group has organized and led this project.|
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
|HHSC grant from Duke Energy to fund Summer Jumpstart Program|
ARCADIA - Hamilton Heights School Corporation has received a $25,000 grant from Duke Energy to help fund a new program set to begin in July. |
The program, entitled HHSC Summer Jumpstart, has been designed for Heights most "at-risk" students who recently completed Kindergarten, first and second grades. A maximum of 60 students can participate in this interactive remedial reading program that will be conducted for four-and-a-half hours for 10 days prior to the start of the school year.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
|Heights teacher takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge|
Hamilton Heights Elementary School third-grade teachers took on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with a slight twist. Instead of a bucket of ice and water, they would be the human targets for ice water-filled balloons.|
Thursday, September 4, 2014