People in the News – Week of 2/7


John Reynolds

Hamilton County Artist Association artist John Reynolds is the Hamilton County Visitors and Convention Bureau featured artist of the month. Born in southern Indiana, Reynolds started drawing and painting at an early age. After high school, he moved to Muncie to attend Ball State University’s College of Architecture and Planning, and graduated with a degree in architecture in 1973. He continued his art studies and teaching at the Indianapolis Art Center, with noted American impressionist C.W. Mundy. He traveled to New York City, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona to study with nationally-known painters such as Kevin Macpherson, Jacob Collins, Matt Smith, Gregg Kreutz, Richard Whitney, Morgan Price, Brian Stewart, Marlin Linville and others. Reynolds’ artwork is on display at in the Noblesville Visitors Center, 839 Conner St.

Janet S. Jaros

Noblesville Clerk-Treasurer Janet S. Jaros has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting in recognition of the city’s comprehensive annual financial report. This is the 12th consecutive year Jaros has received the honor. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and is presented by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada.

“Janet’s experience and financial expertise have helped to keep Noblesville in our continued strong financial shape. I congratulate her on receiving this award for yet another year,” said Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear.

Bridget Dunn, Jake Shinaver and Sarah Yount

Three Hamilton County youth won their age group competition in the Elks District Hoop Shoot Free-Throw Shooting Contest at Rockville. Champions are Sarah Yount, Girls 12-13; Jake Shinaver, Boys 12-13; Bridget Dunn, Girls 8-9. All three represent Noblesville Elks Lodge No. 576.


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