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By: Andre B. Laird - Monday, June 17, 2013 8:40 AM
As the Miss Indiana Pageant approaches, Sara Alford, Miss Huntington 2013, says she is staying busy preparing for the competition.
The Poneto resident was crowned Miss Huntington on March 23.
"I have been brushing up on my interviewing skills and working on my dancing for the talent portion of the show," Alford says. "I'm also shopping for outfits and maintaining a healthy lifestyle to get ready for the swimsuit portion."
Monday, June 17, 2013 8:32 AM
Huntington's Tri Kappa sorority recently awarded four general scholarships and the Laura Blackburn Memorial Scholarship to Huntington North High School seniors.
General scholarship recipients were Zach Shearer, Josie Eckert, Olivia Ely and Lauren Daas. Each received a $500 scholarship.
The $1,000 Laura Blackburn Memorial Scholarship went to Ana Wenning.
Shearer plans to attend Ivy Tech or Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne to pursue a degree in business managment/ entrepreneurship.
By: Cindy Klepper - Monday, June 17, 2013 7:53 AM
Construction costs for a sewer project in Huntington can be reduced by about $16 million, the Huntington Common Council learned on Tuesday, June 11.
In addition, the revisions will make the sewer less expensive to operate and maintain - with an estimated savings of $4.3 million over 20 years.
Representatives of Greeley and Hansen, an engineering firm headquartered in Chicago, IL, gave the news to council members.
"We have identified some very large savings," said Anthony Goodnight, director of public works and engineering services for the city.
Monday, June 17, 2013 1:01 PM
Farm Bureau recorded big wins over Horace Mann, 23-5, and Frederick's Photography, 20-7. Metro Kiwanis also showed some offensive firepower, beating Horace Mann, 21-12 and Bailey Love, 27-1. Craig Martz was a two-time winner, topping Bippus Bank, 11-4, and Bailey Love, 27-2. Dirt Trucking also went 2-0, defeating Firefighters Local 680 and Optimist by counts of 15-11 and 10-8, respectively. Frederick's Photography won against Andrews 1, 24-8, and Horace Mann took down RE/MAX, 17-7.
By: Lauren M. Wilson - Monday, June 17, 2013 8:47 AM
Photo by Lauren M. Wilson.
"There's literally a ton of activities," says Joe Burgess.
Burgess should know.
He's chairman of the Heritage Days steering committee, which opens Wednesday, June 19, in Huntington.
The festival continues through June 23.
"The big thing this year is it's our 50th anniversary of the Heritage Days parade. So, we are excited about that," says Burgess.
"It is a tribute to the whole community."
Burgess has been busy planning this year's events since October 2012.