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Little 500 honors Fetters with bike

On Thursday, Sept. 2, Huntington Bicycle Shop Owner Brooks Fetters received an official Little 500 bicycle, presented by Little 500 Mechanic Greg Souder.

According to Little 500 Race Director Hank Duncan, “The Little 500 is a cycling race hosted annually on the campus of Indiana University (IU) Bloomington for undergraduate students at IU. Its purpose is to raise funds for student scholarships and enrich the IU student experience.”


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Locals participate in Chalk Walk Festival

Jovey Bickel poses with her trophies for the Chalk Walk Festival People’s Choice Award and Best of Show Award during the 2021 Chalk Walk Festival on Saturday, Sept. 11.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The 2021 Chalk Walk Festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Huntington County Courthouse, and participants spread far and wide to create their masterpieces for the festival.

Several different categories for prizes were available. Results are as follows:

• Historic Huntington – Steve Sprunger.

• People’s Choice – Jovey Bickel.

• 9/11 Tribute – Miranda Collins.  

• Nature – Betty Wallace.

• 5 and under – Tinsley Kitzmiller.

• 6 to 12 – Alias Nusbaum.

• Pop Art – Autumn Stanley.


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HCCSC discusses collective bargaining

The Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) Board of Trustees held a public hearing during their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 13, to introduce collective bargaining with the Huntington County Teachers Association (HCTA) for this school year.

Collective bargaining takes place between HCCSC and HCTA every year in order to negotiate teachers’ wages. Once the contract is settled between the two groups, it is sent to the Indiana Education Employment Relations Board (IEERB) who has to approve it by November.


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