HU bowlers champions at Buckeye Baker Classic

The Huntington University men’s bowling team claimed the championship at the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sunday, Jan. 14, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The 10-team tournament started off with 36 Baker games. The top four squads from that round then squared off in match play to determine a champion.

HU women bowlers grab second at Buckeye Baker Classic

The Huntington University women’s bowling team claimed second place at the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sunday, Jan. 14, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The 10-team tournament started off with 36 Baker games. The top four squads from that round then squared off in match play to determine a champion.

The Foresters started off the competition with a bang, finishing with a score of 4,046 pins in 24 Baker games on Saturday, good for second place.

Performing for the chamber


Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Alicia Pyle Quartet performs Monday evening, Jan. 15, at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce's 94th annual dinner.

‘Blue Skies’ sums up Huntington chamber’s 2017 efforts

Bippus State Bank was honored with the 2017 Community Excellence Award by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce at its 94th annual meeting on Monday, Jan. 15, at the Huntington PAL Club. Accepting the award are BSB Executive Vice President Eric Fawcett, board member Juli Johnson and ag lender Sandy Hacker.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The first song played by the Alicia Pyle Quartet at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce’s 94th annual dinner on Monday, Jan. 15, was “Blue Skies,” summing up much of the organization’s report for the past year.

“2017 was another strong year for the chamber,” said Steve Petry of the W.A. Zimmer Company, who was introduced by Executive Director Steve Kimmel as the Chamber’s 2018 board chairman.

Wilma J. Meyer

Wilma J. Bailey Lagemann Meyer, 94, of rural Markle, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018.

She worked at Woods Locker in Zanesville and later retired from Tuthill.  She was a member at Zanesville United Brethren Church.

She was born Sept. 23, 1923, in Craigville to Alva and Nellie Bowman Potter. Her first husband, Daniel Bailey, and her second husband, Robert Lagemann, preceded her in death.

Chlora D. Johnson

Chlora Diane Johnson, 76, of Huntington, IN died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at 11:46 p.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, in Huntington.

Carolyn S. Morris

Carolyn S. Morris, 70, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 9:44 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Morris retired in 1998 after 23 years of service as a line supervisor at Magnetek in Huntington. She authored several books, including children’s literature and family history. Her biographies “The Journey, The Dreams, and Annabelle: Memories of Love” and “Annabelle’s Spirit” were published.

Larry D. Earhart

Larry D. Earhart, 75, of Andrews, IN, died Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 10:29 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Earhart was a carpenter, working in construction for 20 years, and then worked with the Amish, retiring in 2003. He was a member of Mission House Church.
 
He was born Aug. 10, 1942, in Huntington County to Ralph and Edith “Fern” Garren Earhart.  He married Sally C. Cain on March 28, 1964, in Anderson, and she survives.

Robin J. Jackson

Robin J. Jackson, 59, of Kokomo, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at 12:14 p.m. at her residence.                                               

Mrs. Jackson was a 1976 graduate of Huntington North High School.  She retired as a quality engineer from Huntington Sheet Metal.  She was a member of the Huntington Moose Lodge 837, and an active member of the Kokomo YMCA.

She was born Sept. 11, 1958, in Camp Pendleton, CA, to Henry “Hank” J. and Jeanette E. Siemik Snow.  Her parents survive in Huntington.

Debra Reifeis

Debra Jones Reifeis, of Indianpolis, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at 9:32 a.m. at her residence from cancer.
 
Mrs. Reifeis worked for many years at Memcor, and was co-owner of West Park Video. She also worked at Shuttleworth and most recently at Exel in Indianapolis

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