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Jail Expansion Project now complete

Featured above is a view of one of the new jail cells located at the newly expanded Huntington County Jail.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Thursday, Jan. 13, marked a momentous occasion for Huntington County. Representatives from the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department, Huntington City Police Department, County Council, County Commissioners and more were present at the Huntington County Sheriff’s Office and Jail for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the jail’s new expansion.


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Historic Warren sets fundraising goals

Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) awarded Historic Warren, Inc. with its final Cycle II grant in the amount of $15,000. The grant will go toward the Riverside Park Project. The grant was sponsored by the following community funds: James & Nancy Breiner, J. Ben & Mary Good Family, Jim & Linda Howell and Herb & Corinne Scheiber Memorial. Pictured are (from left) Historic Warren Board Member Jessica Sunderman, HCCF Board Member Myrna Neff and Historic Warren Board Members Melinda Daniels, Jeff Souder, Neil Laymon and Becky Souder.
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Thanks to the efforts of Historic Warren, Inc., the Riverside Park Project could reach its Phase 3 goal through Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s (IHCDA) CreatINg Places program.

Becky Souder, of Historic Warren, says that the Riverside Park Project originally began with the completion of Phase 1 in April 2013. Phase 2 was completed in September of 2018 and now Historic Warren wishes to finish Phase 3 of the project, which has an estimated cost of $137,000.


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HCCF awards several grants to HCCSC

Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) has awarded grants in the total amount of $23,452.38 to Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) employees as part of its 2021 Cycle II Grant Program and Classroom Education Grant Program. Featured is HCCSC Director of Curriculum Jay Peters (left) accepting the check from HCCF Executive Director Matt Ditzler.
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A total of 19 Huntington Community School Corporation (HCCSC) employees across eight schools within the district have been awarded grants by the Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) 2021 Cycle II Grant Program and Classroom Education Grant Program.

In all, $23,452.38 was awarded to the HCCSC employees through the grants.


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HNHS boys fall to CCity Eagles

Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys basketball player Dillon Trout (right) attempts to make a basket during the Friday, Jan. 14, away game against Columbia City High School.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

 The Eagles of Columbia City High School hosted the Huntington North High School (HNHS) boys basketball team on Friday, Jan. 14, and successfully earned a 40-34 win over their guests.

Cam McCarver was the leader for HNHS this time around, earning 16 points for the Vikings.

Andrew Hedrick did the same for Columbia City, followed by Mason Baker and Alex Hedrick who each added 10 for the Eagles.


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Christmas fun

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Roanoke Elementary School Principal Jami Craft appeared as an Elf on the Shelf in different places around the school each morning the week before Christmas break so that the students could find her.