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Skating for Wyatt


Photo by Steve Clark.

Janessa Dyke (left) and Madi Schlotter each crack a smile as they skate around West Park Skate Center, in Huntington, during a benefit for Wyatt Schmaltz, a local 3-year-old being treated for cancer.

Celebrating 25 years


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Huntington County’s Local Anti-Drug Coalition Efforts (LACE) has been recognized by the Northeast Regional Advisory Board of the Governor’s Commission for a Drug Free Indiana for serving as the local coordinating council for the commission for 25 years. The regional board works in collaboration with local organizations to reduce the negative impact of alcohol and drugs in a 14-county area.

Mark Wiley becomes associate of Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley LLP

Mark Wiley.
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Bowers, Brewer, Garrett & Wiley, LLP has announced that Mark J. Wiley became an associate with the law firm on Oct. 6.

Wiley earned his bachelor’s degree from Huntington University in 2011 graduating magna cum laude, and he earned his J.D. degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis in May of 2014 graduating cum laude.

Children’s choir to sing at Christmas concert Dec. 14

The Children’s Choir of Huntington County will perform a Christmas concert on Dec. 14. The Concert and Treble choirs will sing Christmas selections at 4 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, 530 Guilford St., Huntington.

The Concert Choir is directed by Denise Gilliland. Gilliland holds a master’s degree in choral conducting from Butler University. She was recognized as “Most Outstanding Elementary Music Educator” by IMEA in 2011.

Moose & Mollie’s has new site in Roanoke and adds to menu

Moose & Mollie’s staffer Helga Johnson (left) and owner Stephanie McKibben show off the interior of the eatery’s new location at 171 E. Second St., Roanoke.
Photo by Joni Knott.

Moose & Mollie’s has a new location and an expanded menu.

The Roanoke eatery has moved down the street and around the corner from its location of the last four years, now occupying what was once an automobile showroom.

“We love this bright and sunny location,” says Moose & Mollie’s owner Stephanie McKibben, “and we just love this community.”

Moose & Mollie’s opened at 171 E. Second St., in Roanoke, the weekend of Nov. 7. The restaurant is situated in the former Hartley Garage showroom. The service portion of Hartley Garage remains open next door.

Purdue economist to speak at HU breakfast

Jim Mintert, Purdue Extension economist, will be the featured speaker at a breakfast to be held at the Huntington University Dining Commons on Dec. 2 at 7:30 a.m.

Mintert, the director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture at Purdue University, will present the 2015 outlook for grain and livestock markets.

The program is free to the public and is designed to help farmers, land owners, input suppliers and those interested in agriculture make better business decisions in the coming year.

Marchand to discuss science fiction writing

Nathan Marchand.
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The Roanoke Public Library and Roanoke Lions welcome back Nathan Marchand to talk about writing and science fiction in a writer’s workshop to be held Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the library.

Marchand graduated from Taylor University Fort Wayne with a B.A. in professional writing. He has worked as a substitute teacher, a journalist and a delivery driver.

Huntington Co. Amateur Radio Society sets meet

The Huntington County Amateur Radio Society will meet today, Monday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at Café of Hope.

The public is welcome.

The group is open to anyone interested in knowing more about amateur radio or becoming an amateur radio operator.

Café of Hope is located at 900 E. State St., Huntington.

Five generations


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Five generations of the Smith family gathered recently for this photo. They are (front row, from left), Susie Smith Higgs, of Huntington, the great-grandmother; and Winnie Smith, of Huntington, the great-great-grandmother; and (back, from left) Mitch Higgs, of Huntington, the grandfather; and mother Marisa Higgs, of Fort Wayne, holding son Manjra.

CF Industries presents grants to two schools

Riverview Middle School teachers were recently awarded grant money from CF Industries. Celebrating the occasion are (front row from left) Brad Gordon, of CF Industries; and teachers Meghan McElhaney, Lisa Nightingale, Mycal Rodenbeck and; (second row from left) Marta Waldfogel, Cari Whicker, Brandi Cross, Jill Spenner, Deb Daugherty and; (third row from left) Blake Childs, Melanie Park, Rochelle Kennedy, Kelsey Knox, Steve Park and; (fourth row from left) Dave Goodmiller, Les Hoffman and Mike Beaver.
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Students from two Huntington County schools will get some hands-on environmental lessons with the aid of project grants totaling $3,999 from CF Industries.

The company partnered with Lancaster Elementary School and Riverview Middle School to provide the grants to teachers who incorporate agriculture or the environment in the classroom.

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