Corbett will challenge Ditslear


Mayor John Ditslear has a new opponent for this November’s general election.

Mike Corbett last week filed to run as an independent for Noblesville mayor in the general election.

Corbett, a Noblesville resident of six years, launched the Hamilton County Business Magazine three years ago and serves as its editor and publisher. He said he only recently, after the primary elections, began considering a run for the city’s top office.

“A number of my friends were telling me that this was a good idea, and I agreed with them,” he said. “This is a good idea.”

Corbett declined to provide any details on his platform and said this will be covered, in part, during a media-only press conference Tuesday evening. Ditslear beat Steve Brown in the Republican primary in May and no candidates sought the Democratic nomination. The filing deadline

“We’re going to be laying out our agenda during the next few weeks and we’re going to make a contest of it,” he said.