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Popular daddy-daughter, mother-son events coming up in Hgtn.

Boys and their moms participate in activities including playing with Legos at the 2018 Mother-Son Extravaganza event sponsored by the Huntington Parks and Recreation Department. This year’s event will take place March 2 at the First Merchants Heritage Hall on the Huntington County Fairgrounds.
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Hundreds of little girls are dreaming of a special night with that special guy.

Those dreams will come true later this month at the Daddy-Daughter Dance, undeniably the most popular event sponsored by the Huntington Parks and Recreation Department.

“I kind of describe it as a little bit like prom for kids and their dads,” says Sharon Cuttriss, who coordinates the dance as well as other parks department activities throughout the year.


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Crop grower workshops set for Feb. 25 in Huntington and Fort Wayne

Crop grower workshops are set for Monday, Feb. 25, in Huntington and Fort Wayne.

The sessions are at First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds and at the Allen County Extension Office, located at 4001 Crescent Ave. in Fort Wayne.
 
The sessions will cover the following topics:


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Roanoke council discusses sidewalk on Hillside

The Roanoke Town Council discussed constructing a sidewalk on Hillside Avenue at its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Responding to an inquiry by resident Greg Morris on the topic, the board responded that the town had plans to build a sidewalk on the south side on Hillside Avenue, which is located in the Roanoke Village subdivision. The sidewalk will run from Lowry Way to South Main Street.

The cost of the work will be approximately $21,000 to $22,000, said Supervisor of Operations Phil Hibbert.


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Huntington North boys trounce Northfield by 30

Huntington North guard Deven Newcomb goes up for a shot against Northfield at North Arena on Tuesday night, Feb. 20. The Vikings won, 71-41, to improve to 18-4 on the season.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Behind three double-digit scoring efforts, the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team trounced visiting Northfield, 71-41, on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

The senior trio of Zach Daugherty, Sawyer Stoltz and Hank Pulver put forth the big offensive effort for the Vikings. Daugherty scored 14 points, Stoltz tallied 13 and Pulver netted 12 for Coach Craig Teagle’s squad.

With the offense clicking, Huntington North took a 14-7 lead in the first quarter and expanded it to 39-14 by the half. The hosts enjoyed a 57-26 advantage by the end of three frames.