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.
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.
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.
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.
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.