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Buhler named to USABA board

elected as one of four athletes on the USABA board of directors.
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The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) announced the election of two additional athlete representatives to its Board of Directors.

One of these two new additions is Huntington native Zach Buhler.
Buhler competed in his first Olympic games in Tokyo as a member of the USA Men’s Paralympic Goalball Team which finished fourth.

 


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2 dead, 2 hurt in stabbing

Two people were killed and two others injured in a knife attack Thursday evening in the 600 block of Whitelock Street.

Huntington Police Chief Cory R. Boxell, in a press release, said that at approximately 7:23 p.m. Huntington Police officers were sent to the Whitelock Street location with a report of a stabbing with multiple victims.

 


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HCCS board outlines FB field demo

The demolition of Kriegbaum football field was discussed by Steve Park and the Huntington County Community School (HCCSC) board.

The board is approaching the demolition of the facility through a bid process due to the dollar amount they are anticipating it to be which allows for them to get quotes rather than a public bidding.

It will receive these bids from invited list of contractors by the end of June. The list of contractors invited to bid include Amor Excavating, D & R Demolition, Crosby Excavating, Inc., Geiger Excavating, Inc., and Star Excavating.

 


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Maple Leafs top HU in softball play

In an offense-driven clash with Goshen, the Huntington University (HU) Forester softball team came up short twice, 11-3, 14-10, to their visitors Friday afternoon.  

The Maple Leafs (14-10, 4-6) pieced together two big frames to notch the first win. They spent the fifth racking up five runs to turn a fairly tight game into ten run-rule outing. Before that it was a 6-3 ballgame with HU striking first when Mackenzie Walker knock-ed in Jenessa Hasty who had tripled to kick off the home half of the first.

 


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Sun shines brightly on Heritage Days festivities

The Huntington North High School marching band provided musical entertainment during the Heritage Days parade.
Photo by Phil Smith

Not a single cloud in sight as the hot, heavy days of the previous week lifted for the 58th Annual Huntington Heritage Day Parade Saturday, June 18.

As early as 9 a.m., chairs were being lined up and down Jefferson Street, holding places of spectators for the event. The owner/operators of Trend Boutique & Décor, Kathy Dill and Kari Lahr, staked their claim in front of their store with family members Josh and Julie Lahr, while children of the family, Ava 13, and Grant 10 sat on the curb in the sunshine.