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Business Spotlight: Floor to Your Home

Writer & Photographer  /  Allison Yates Floors to Your Home, a beloved homegrown business supporting Indianapolis’s flooring needs since 1921, continues to provide the lowest prices and the biggest selection in the area. It originally started as a wholesale distributor, but since 2008 has sold directly to customers at their retails stores and on their e-commerce platform, which ships nationwide. When customers come into one of the Floors to Your Home retail centers, there’s a lot that makes their experience different. As a family-owned and run business, Floors to Your Home’s dedication to outstanding customer service comes naturally to them. ...

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Bolden’s Cleaning and Restoration Service

A Family Name You Can Trust for Your Cleaning Needs Writer / Suzanne Huntzinger Photographer / Brian Brosmer Tony Jackson, owner of Bolden’s Cleaning and Restoration Service, might have saved the day for Frasier Crane on the sitcom if he offered to restore his dad’s favorite comfy chair. Still, Jackson has saved the day for plenty of his fans doing just that for 30 years. The Noblesville carpet and upholstery cleaning and restoration service has helped countless families not just with routine cleaning but with clean up when disaster strikes. It takes a lot to trust someone with restoring your ...

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The Survivor Program

AT&T donates to Humane Society of Hamilton County Writer / Allison Yates Photographer / Brian Brosmer A few months ago, the Humane Society of Hamilton County received a delivery. It was an eight-month old Yorkie in terrible condition. It was hit by a car and had severe head drama. Its owner, unable to pay the expensive vet bills, had no other choice but to surrender it. Then, a few weeks later, another dog — this one starved and abused — was thrown from a truck. It also found its way to the Humane Society. Because of the Humane Society’s Survivor ...

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A Humble Goodbye

Noblesville’s Luke Kenley Reflects on 25 Years As Indiana Senator Writer / Suzanne Huntzinger Photographer / Jamie Sangar All those voting on the retirement of Indiana Senator Luke Kenley said nay. But after 25 years of loyal service to his constituents, Kenley is stepping down at the end of September. Kenley joined the Indiana Senate in 1992. The job wasn’t something he planned for or expected, but Republican leaders approached him and encouraged him to run. Kenley says he considers himself one of the lucky ones because people asked him to run. So, Kenley ran a successful campaign and won. ...

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Meet Lieutenant Cait Cunningham

Cicero native is the Operations Officer of the USS Halsey in Pearl Harbor. Writer / Allison Yates Lieutenant Cait Cunningham from Cicero, Indiana, is the Operations Officer on the guided missile destroyer USS Halsey out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After graduating from Hamilton Heights High School, Cunningham joined the ROTC and studied marketing at Colorado University. She went into her obligatory four years of service, first spending three years on a destroyer in Yokosuka, Japan. Thinking she’d gain skills to later start her own business, she soon realized she loved being in the military. She then spent two years as ...

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Bodi the Dentist Dog

Kluth Family Dentistry Therapy Dog Eases Patients’ Nerves Writer  /  Allison Yates Photographer  /  Amy Payne Before Bodi, an enthusiastic labradoodle puppy, was soothing patients as the Kluth Family Dentistry therapy dog, he was a Christmas surprise. Two of the practice’s dentists, Dr. Joni and Mike Kluth, were thinking of adding an additional canine member to their family after all of their children had gone off to college. Last Christmas, Dr. Joni pulled it off. Everyone was caught off guard when a fluffy puppy was suddenly at their home. Dr. Joni had recently heard of another dentist who had a therapy ...

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Do the Math

NHS Math Teacher Named State Finalist for National Presidential Award for Excellence Writer  /  Allison Yates Photographer  /  Amy Payne “The great composer Handel said, “I should have failed if I only entertained them. I wished to make them better.” That’s my goal every day: to make students better,” says Dave Ferris, Noblesville High School math teacher of 34 years. Ferris was recently named one of four 2016-2017 Indiana State finalist for the National Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. “Dave is a master teacher and AP trainer who is respected locally and nationally for his ability ...

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New Owners, Same Philosophy: Hare Chevrolet Remains Customer, Community Focused

Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing Photographer / Jamie Sangar Monica Peck and Courtney Cole — the “sisters of savings” — were six generation owners of the Hare Chevrolet dealership. It’s quite a history when you consider the family started out in the horse and buggy business back in 1847. Several years ago, however, Cole was diagnosed with lung cancer and has since been engaged in a valiant fight for her life. Thankfully, her condition has improved in recent months. Nevertheless, when an offer came in from Asbury Automotive in January to purchase the dealership, she decided that the timing was right ...

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NHS Boys Golf Team Finishes Strong At State

Writer / Matt Keating Photographer / Brian Brosmer The Noblesville High School Boys Golf Team recently finished fourth place in the state tournament, and Coach Gary Deakyne couldn’t be prouder. “I’m really excited about everything the team accomplished this season,” Deakyne says. “The kids played particularly well during the state tournament. They made a good run for second and third place, and really gave it their best effort. I enjoyed seeing them do so well.” The state tournament was held at Prairie View Golf Course in Carmel on June 14. “We set our sights on the state tournament at the ...

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Tee Off For a Cause

Special Olympics of Hamilton County hosts 15th annual Golf Outing Writer / Joshua Lowe Fifteen years ago Chuck Lemasters had an idea. He wanted to celebrate his 40th birthday in a way that would give back to the community. Since his grade school days, he had always felt a strong connection to special needs students. So, he decided he would help the Hamilton County Special Olympics. “I’ve always thought that if I ever got to the point where I can help others, I will,” says Chuck, who is now celebrating his 15th year of running the golf outing for the ...

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