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The hyperbaric oxygen chambers at Riverview Health Wound Care offer advanced technology treatments for complex wounds and are operated by a certified hyperbaric technologist.
Photo courtesy of Riverview Health
The hyperbaric oxygen chambers at Riverview Health Wound Care offer advanced technology treatments for complex wounds and are operated by a certified hyperbaric technologist. Photo courtesy of Riverview Health
Friday, February 19, 2016 8:55 AM

Riverview Health, headquartered in Noblesville and with a facility in Sheridan, is the first in the state to be accredited for hyperbaric medicine by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

"We're very proud to earn this recognition as it not only validates the high standards of care and safety we ensure our patients every day, but also reflects the dedicated team we have at Riverview Health Wound Care," Dr. Tracey Ikerd said.

Hometown News

  • All Hamilton city and town offices will be close Monday, in observance of Memorial Day. Those include Sheridan, Noblesville, Westfield, Atlanta and Arcadia. Local government operations will reopen to the public Tuesday.

    Retail services at Post Offices throughout the county will be closed on Monday, May 30, in recognition of Memorial Day. Regularly scheduled mail delivery, PO Box and caller services will also be suspended for the holiday.

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  • Jim Godby comes back home for talk

    Sheridan Rotarians had a special treat at their weekly meeting -- Jim and Jeff Godby were the honored guests. Many of the Rotarians present remember well when Jim first started Godby Home Furnishings in Sheridan in 1974. Son Jeff was just 10 years old at the time and there was only one store. In addition to furniture he also sold carpets and draperies.

    The story of Jim Godby is quite remarkable. He grew up in Sheridan -- actually in Boxley -- and graduated from Sheridan High School in 1960. He attended Purdue as an ag major, graduated in 1964 and a year later found himself in Viet Nam participating in the early build-up . . .

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  • Severe weather is possible in Sheridan and throughout Indiana this Memorial Day holiday. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security urges Hoosiers to be aware of weather conditions as they enjoy outdoor activities and events.

    Inclement weather forecasts vary across the state, and weather patterns can change rapidly. For information on current weather patterns and potential issues that may impact travel or other plans, rely on local news or weather stations.

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  • The Sheridan Horseshoe League got its 2016 season underway recently and some familiar names quickly bubbled to the top of the leaderboard.United Feeds took the first week league lead with 6.5 victories against 3.5 losses, narrowly slipping past Sheridan Pharmacy's 6-4 mark.
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  • The Sheridan school board met recently and Dr. Dave Mundy, superintendent of Sheridan Community Schools, said textbook fees next year will be pretty even with this year's rates. There were small increases for texts and materials for sixth through eighth grades because of technology expenses.

    Mundy said math books in grades 6-12 will be consistent for all grades, something the board has been trying to do for some time.

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  • Alexis Smith wins prestigious Lilly scholarship

    Another student from Sheridan High School has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as a Legacy Fund 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.

    Alexis Smith, a senior at SHS, joins a list of previous Marion-Adams winners, including Alexandra (Allie) Hopkins who was named by the Community Foundation in Boone County recently.

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  • Dorothy, you don’t have to be in Kansas.

    The very first world championship of horseshoes took place in Bronson, Kansas in 1910. Sheridan has Hamilton County’s ONLY Horseshoe League. Interested?

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  • Calling all Sheridan Class of 1956 members! The 60th class reunion is set for Saturday, May 7 at the Sheridan Elementary School from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., preceeding the Blackhawk Alumni all-school dinner.

    The class will be honored at the 6 p.m. meeting.

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Obituaries

  • Anne Wallace, 79, Noblesville, passed away on May 17, 2016.

    She was born on March 26, 1937 to the late Lisle L. and Margaret Anne (Geyler) Wallace in Indianapolis.

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  • John Artman

    John Artman, 96, Whitestown, passed away May 15, 2016 at Homewood Health Campus.

    He was born on Dec. 19, 1919, in Rosstown, the son of the now late Roy and Lina (Akers) Artman.

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  • Alonzo “Lon” Henderson

    Alonzo “Lon” Henderson passed away Thursday, May 19, 2016.

    He was born Oct. 27, 1928, in Junction City, Ky. to Herbert “Mike” Henderson and Ova (Collins) Henderson. 

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  • Evelyn Josephine Southard, 85, passed away Tuesday evening, May 17, 2016, at her home in Sheridan surrounded by her loving family.
    She was born June 19, 1930 in Tipton to the late Charles and Ruby (Wade) Nance.

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  • Christine Ann Harbaugh, 75, passed away at her home in Boxley, surrounded by her loving family on Saturday morning, May 14, 2016.

    Born on April 9, 1941 in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Francis "Frank" and Anna (Skotarczak) Zalikowski.

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  • Keith Lee Emry, 71, of Noblesville and formerly of Sheridan, passed away Wednesday evening, May 4, 2016, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville.

    Born May 20, 1944, in Sheridan, he was the son of the late Lowell "Unk" and Eva M. (Smith) Emry.

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  • Ricky Gene Bartram

    Ricky Gene Bartram, 62, of Frankfort, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016.

    He was born Sept. 9, 1953 in Catlettsburg, Ky. to Harold Lee Bartram and Imogene (Hurst) Bartram.

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  • Henry Nangle

    Henry Nangle, of Westfield, and formerly of Paducah, Ky., passed away on April 28, 2016.

    He was born in Paducah on March 10, 1918, to Henry Joseph and Delia (Mularky) Nangle.

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  • Hilda Barker, 99, Sheridan, passed away Sunday morning, April 24, 2016, at Wellbrooke of Westfield.

    Born Nov. 4, 1916 in Hamilton County, she was the daughter of the late Chester G. and Pearl (Hershman) Baugh.

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  • Robert John "Bob" Pierce, 98, Sheridan, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 21, 2016, at the Sheridan Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.

    Born April 5, 1918 in Sheridan, he was the son of the late Henry and Grace (McCoy) Pierce.

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  • Kevin R. Kinkead Sr.

    Kevin R. Kinkead Sr., 57, a lifelong resident of Sheridan, died on Friday, April 8, 2016, in Noblesville.

    He was born on July 13, 1958, to the late Ray and Annabelle (Snyder) Kinkead in Lebanon.

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  • Albert Marlan Stumm, 72, passed away at his home in Sheridan on Tuesday evening, April 5, 2016.

    Mr. Stumm was born July 12, 1943 in Phoenix, Ariz. to the late William and Bernice (Barrickman) Stumm.

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County News

  • Memorial Day weekend is considered by many the unofficial start to summer festivities, and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) encourages Hoosiers to be prepared when attending one of the many events occurring over the next several months.

    The “Ready: Whenever. Wherever.” campaign recognizes that violent acts and dangerous events can occur anywhere, anytime – often with little to no warning. The campaign suggests that event attendees practice reasonable awareness, report suspicious activity and develop a plan for action in the event of an emergency.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS — With more than 250 acres of grounds and nearly one million visitors annually, the Indiana State Fair requires a village to operate. The Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center is looking for hardworking, dedicated, and enthusiastic people to fill more than 600 seasonal positions for the 2016 State Fair. To help identify potential candidates, the 8th annual Indiana State Fair Job Fair will take place on Wednesday, June 1 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Building for applicants ages 14 and up. The line will start forming at 2 p.m., and everyone in line before 6 p.m. will be able to fully participate.
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  • The Indiana Homeland Security Foundation is now accepting applications for the Secure Indiana Scholarship Program. The deadline to apply is July 15, 2016.

    Thirteen scholarships are available to reward Hoosiers who volunteer with public safety organizations. Scholarships are funded through the sale of “Secure Indiana” license plates and are made available to both full-time and part-time college students.

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  • INDIANAPOLIS — Decades after closing its doors, L.S. Ayres and Company still holds a special place in the hearts of Hoosiers. Now, the Indiana Historical Society is making it possible for old friends to reconnect and celebrate their shared history.

    On Friday, May 20, IHS is holding an Ayres Appreciation Day at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., IHS is offering free admission to anyone who worked for the department stores or the Ayr-Way discount stores. Event highlights include a "Conversation Corner," where former Ayres employees can catch up over a cup of coffee, and access to the IHS exhibition You Are There: That Ayres Look. 

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  • The annual Noblesville Farmers Market, organized by Noblesville Main Street, opened Saturday, May 7. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon. The market will run for 24 consecutive weeks, ending Oct. 15.

    The 2016 market will continue to take place in the Riverview Health overflow parking lot, located on Conner Street at the intersection of Indiana 32 and 19.

    "We're excited to once again host the Noblesville Farmers Market on the lot just east of our main hospital campus," said Seth Warren, Riverview's new president and CEO.

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  • Hamilton County went along with the rest of the state and moved Donald Trump one step closer to his party's nomination for president while holding Hillary Clinton's celebration party off a little longer.

    Both Trump and Ted Cruz' crew visited Hamilton County in the days leading to the primary election. Trump earned 46.21 percent of the vote in Hamilton County. Cruz and running mate Carly Fiorina earned 38.77 percent. Cruz dropped out of the presidential race after his loss Tuesday night.

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  • Four Hamilton County mayors, one stage, and one unique opportunity to hear from the leaders of Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield. At their May 11 luncheon, OneZone will host Mayor Jim Brainard, Carmel; Mayor Scott Fadness, Fishers; Mayor John Ditslear, Noblesville; and Mayor Andy Cook, Westfield for a discussion of issues facing their cities.

    “Hamilton County has been extremely fortunate to have visionary

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  • Looking for some great music? The Indiana State Fair has your answer!

    The first four of 17 concerts that will be part of the Free Stage lineup at the 2016 Indiana State Fair, which will take place August 5-21, were recently announced. Each night of the fair features a concert that is free with paid fair admission.

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