Author: Robert Herrington

Team Gemini (Melissa and Abby Anderson of McCordsville) stack hexnuts without directly touching them during one of five challenges at Cool Creek Park.

Snapshot: Race Across Hamilton County

On Aug. 23, the Hamilton County, Westfield, Washington Township, Cicero, Noblesville, Fishers, Carmel parks departments came together to cohost the annual Race Across Hamilton County. Sixty teams of two participated in a variety of...

Owner Jeff Godby opened Godby Discount Furniture & Mattress, 130 Logan St., Noblesville, a year after the Westfield clearance store was closed as part of the U.S. 31 expansion. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Godby relocates discount store

Godby Home Furnishings has opened a discount location near downtown Noblesville that replaces its Westfield clearance center that was forced to close in June 2013 to make way for the U.S. 31 reconstruction. “It...

Ty Macy, left, watches as his cousin, Trent Horney of Westfield, shows a pig during the Youth Swine Exhibition in the Show Arena. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Showing pigs a family affair

Years before they will be eligible to compete in the 4-H Swine Show, young children were given the opportunity to show pigs inside the Show Arena with the assistance of an older 4-H’er –...

From left: Hannah Allaben of Fishers and Victoria Comin of Noblesville won champion and reserve champion respectively in the annual Royal Showmanship contest on July 21. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Royal caps 4-H’ers career 

The final year for any invested 4-H’er is bittersweet but for Hannah Allaben of Fishers and Victoria Comin of Noblesville the Royal Showmanship competition was the perfect ending of their final fair. “It was...

The pleasant temperatures throughout the 4-H Fair caused a good turnout of patrons and long lines in the food court, which caused many to sell out. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Cool temperatures, fun fair

The 2014 Hamilton County 4-H may be in the books, but it will certainly not be one most will forget anytime soon – mainly due to the unseasonably cool temperatures. “We know we had...

Dotty and Chuck McMillian competed in their 25th Homemade Ice Cream Contest at the Hamilton County 4-H Fair last year. (File photo)

4-H: Cool off with ice cream contests

The annual ice cream events at the Hamilton County 4-H Fair has changed dates, times and added a new contest this year. The Homemade Ice Cream Contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. July...

Color Me Green

4-H: A more colorful fun run

The Hamilton County 4-H Fair will be a little greener this year – literally – as residents are invited to participate in the inaugural one-mile “Color Me Green” Fun Run on July 21. Registration...