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Rural Huntington sculptor now has pair of works in HNHS courtyard


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Two of a rural Huntington artist’s sculptures are now gracing an inner courtyard at Huntington North High School, a permanent loan that may serve as an inspiration to student artists coming up through the ranks and honing their craft.


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Vintage & Handmade Market


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Several people check out the wares of the Olympian Pet Boutique on Saturday morning, June 22, in downtown Roanoke at the Roanoke Vintage & Handmade Market. Looking through the merchandise are (from left) Tonya Weiss, of Ossian; LouAnn Collister, of Fort Wayne; Amanda Prater, of Roanoke; and Jason Huber, of Roanoke.


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School board votes to put referendum questions on Nov. 6 ballot

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees met in two separate special sessions on Wednesday, June 19, and Thursday, June 20, to hold a first and second preliminary determination hearing on the proposed $68 million construction project for Huntington North High School.


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Lions, Vike girls’ soccer squad team up for third annual clinic

The Huntington North High School girls’ soccer team and Roanoke Lions Club recently partnered up to hold their third annual Lions/Vikings Soccer Clinic. The Lions Club donated $2,000 in registration fees to the Lady Vikings. Pictured are (front row from left) Huntington North soccer players Alyssa Brinkman, Autumn Anderson, Bella Bercik and Lara Steele; Huntington North Head Coach Jeremy Steele; soccer player Daphnee Landrum; Lions Club members Lynn Nicholson and Sara Perkins; soccer players Katie Melcher and Maddie Husband; and Huntington North Assistant Coach Ashley Feemster. Also pictured are children who participated in the clinic, which was held at Roanoke Park.
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The Roanoke Lions Club and Huntington North High School girls’ soccer team recently held their third annual Lions/Vikings Soccer Clinic.

The clinic, held at Roanoke Park, served as a fund-raiser for the soccer team. The Lady Vikings received $2,000 in registration fees.

Around 90 children attended the clinic and received instruction from Huntington North’s coaches and players.

After the clinic, children had the option of visiting Seminary Church for lunch and vacation Bible school activities.


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Pulling for Riley-Kiddy Tractor Pull


Photo by Steve Clark.

Hayden Wagers grimaces as he participates in the Pulling for Riley-Kiddy Tractor Pull on Saturday, June 22, at the Kids Fun Zone at Huntington North High School as part of the Huntington Heritage Days Festival. The event was sponsored by Beacon Credit Union.