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SSF seeking ‘Family Feud’ game contestants for tournament play

The Salamonie Summer Festival is looking for four more teams to play the game Family Feud in tournament fashion.
Each team needs five players and two alternates. They do not have to be family members.

The games will be played on July 5 and 6, with the final game on Sunday, July 7. The winning team will win a $100 cash prize.

SSF seeking ‘Family Feud’ game contestants for tournament playFor more information, contact Treva Flemming at 375-2436

Flint Springs Elementary announces 4th Q Honor Roll

Flint Springs Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

All A’s
Fifth Grade
Eli Carter, Gavin Crago, Ella Dunnuck, Brianna Geyer, Peyton Huff, Andrew Lochmaier, Rayleigh Pearson, Jessus Runion and Katharyn Wonderly.

Fire hydrant spruce-up


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Erin Harlan, of Warren, paints a fire hydrant in Warren on Wednesday morning, June 19. as part of a project by the Salamonie Summer Festival Committee to help spruce up the town prior to the festival on  July 3 to 7.

21st Century Scholars program deadline nears

Indiana seventh and eighth-grade students can still apply for the 21st Century Scholars program, but the June 30 deadline is approaching.

21st Century Scholars is a statewide financial aid program that provides up to four years of undergraduate tuition and fees for eligible low-income students at Indiana colleges and universities.

Lions donate to Seminary Church


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The Roanoke Lions Club recently made a donation to Seminary Church. The donated funds will go toward the lunches the church provides at its vacation Bible school program. Pictured are (from left) Sara Perkins, Lions Club member and organizer of the Lions/Vikings Soccer Clinic; Grace Gross, Seminary VBS volunteer, and Jenny Gross, Seminary VBS director.

Truck and Bike Jam set for July 7 in Warren

The Truck and Bike Jam, a show featuring trucks and motorcycles, will be held Sunday, July 7, in downtown Warren.

Registration will start at 9 a.m. Judging will commence at noon and awards will be handed out at approximately 2:30 p.m.

The show is open to all motorcycles and two-wheel and four-wheel trucks. There is a registration fee per vehicle.

Two-wheel and four-wheel trucks will be judged separately. Awards will be handed out in these categories: Best Chevy, Best Ford, Best Dodge, Best Jeep, Best GMC, Best of all the rest and Best Under Construction.

Erie Jazz Band to play at Sunken Gardens Music Series June 30

The Erie Jazz Band will perform as part of the Sunken Gardens Music Series on Sunday, June 30, at 7 p.m. The group is part of the larger Erie Band that performs in a jazz, swing and pop style. Members are local musicians and have been playing as a unit since 2017.
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The Erie Jazz Band will perform as part of the Sunken Gardens Music Series on Sunday, June 30, at 7 p.m.

The Erie Jazz Band is a group from the larger Erie Band that performs in a jazz, swing and pop style. Members are local musicians and have been playing as a unit since 2017.

The Erie Jazz Band will be playing again in the series on Sunday, Aug. 25, at 7 p.m.

Huntington Club Saxophone will play Sunday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in the second concert of the series.

CleanSweep Project lets farmers get rid of chemicals free of charge

The Indiana Clean Sweep Project, sponsored by the Purdue-based Office of the Indiana State Chemist (OISC), allows farmers and others to get rid of up to 250 pounds of weed killers, insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides and miticides free of charge.

The Parkview Huntington Hospital Show Arena at the Huntington County Fairgrounds in Huntington will be a collection site for this project on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Task force to hold community dialogue on mental health, youth

The Huntington Prevention Task Force will host an upcoming community dialogue titled “Mental Health and Youth” on Monday, July 8. The dialogue will be held at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Confer joins staff at First Federal Savings

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Peter Confer

First Federal Savings Bank has announced the addition of Peter L. Confer to its staff.

Confer is assigned to an AVP/assistant controller position. He is a graduate of Huntington College with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He obtained a post-baccalaureate certificate in accounting at Indiana University, Fort Wayne.

LLL Truck Repair to host military helicopter event

LLL Truck Repair, of Andrews, and American Huey 369, a nonprofit organization based in Peru, are partnering to host “Honoring Our Heroes,” a special helicopter event recognizing veterans and active-duty personnel on July 20, at LLL Truck Repair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Two Vietnam-era helicopters, an American Huey 369 and Huey 803/Warrior 11 will land at 10:30 a.m. Membership flights will be available to all patriots beginning at noon.

The public is invited to attend this all-ages event.

Sandlin to lead hands-on earring workshop June 25

Community member and jewelry artist Rebecca Sandlin will lead a hands-on earrings workshop for teens at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library on Tuesday, June 25, at 3 p.m.

Teens will get to try their hands at designing and crafting their own earrings, as well as take home at least two pairs of their creations and maybe more. This workshop is free to the public.

The Huntington branch is located at 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

St. Peter’s First Community Church to host food trucks after two services

St. Peter’s First Community Church will host food trucks after the 9:30 a.m. worship service on two upcoming Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Sunday, June 30, the Chow Down Food Truck will be outside the church. The truck serves Korean tacos and was started by two Huntington University graduates.

On Sunday, July 28, JB’s Food Truck will serve gourmet food after church.
The community is welcome to order food from the trucks.

St. Peter’s First Community Church is located at 206 Etna Ave., Huntington.

Motorcycle ride will benefit Honor Flight

The Freedom Riders Chapter 5 is holding a benefit for Honor Flight Northeast Indiana on Saturday, June 29, at Hier’s Park, in Huntington, starting at noon.

The event, now in its fifth year, will commence with a motorcycle ride. Registration for the ride will run from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. There is a fee for riders with a reduced fee for passengers. The ride will depart Hier’s Park at noon.

Lunch will be served, featuring pulled pork. The cost is a freewill donation.

St. Peter’s First Community Church invites community to several events

St. Peter’s First Community Church invites children from the community to join in on several upcoming events this summer:

• Family Gatherings – June 27 and July 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Families with children 18 years and younger are invited to spend a summer evening interacting with other families, exploring and discovering more about God and building community with one another.

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