On Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Huntington County Sheriff’s Department hosted a community meeting at Huntington North High School in order to discuss the rising issue of drug use, drug overdose occurrences and drug overdose deaths that have taken place in Huntington County.
Duke Energy has recently provided a $4,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County for their CRASH Course, said State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington).
CRASH Course is a workforce development program that teaches middle and high school students how to fill out job applications, interview and dress suitably. The program also covers topics such as punctuality, attendance, good communication and being a team player.
Mayor Richard Strick and City of Huntington Director of Public Works Adam Cuttriss attended the Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, Nov. 22, to discuss receiving easement rights for the Erie Rail Trail Expansion Project.
HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty explained that this is a $1.9 million project that includes expansion of the existing Erie Rail Trail near the Huntington University (HU) campus. The expansion would end at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. The project would also include road improvements.
Huntington North High School (HNHS) senior Addy Wiley made her college choice official on Monday, Nov. 29, signing her National Letter of Intent to attend the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO. Wiley will be continuing her academic and athletic careers, running both cross country and track for the Buffaloes.
During the 2021 Holiday Walk and Festival of Trees, activities like ice carving by Jim Houser (right) and Ron Bradford (left) were available for patrons to enjoy.