Community

Pair of local students earn dean’s list at Trine University for 1st term

Students from Trine University’s main campus were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 term.

Area students on the dean’s list included:

• Abigail Kindler, of Huntington, majoring in exercise science.

• Danielle Korporal, of Huntington, majoring in design engineering technology.

To earn dean’s list honors, main campus students must complete a minimum of 15 hours and have a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.749.

Healing Waters Food Pantry sets Jan. 24 date

The Healing Waters Ministry’s Come to the Table Food Pantry will begin its second year of operation with a free community food pantry date on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The pantry’s address is 5811W-606S, Mt. Etna.

The pantry is open to all.

U.S. Senator Braun announces his assignments

U.S. Senator Mike Braun announced his assignments to serve on the following committees:
• Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee.

• Committee on the Budget.

• Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

• Environment and Public Works Committee.

• Special Committee on Aging.

Adding some color


Photo by Steve Clark.

Beka Lemons adds some color to her page during the Adult Coloring Circle event on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library. This event, which is recurring, sees the library furnish adults and teenagers with coloring pencils and pages, giving them an opportunity to get in touch with their artistic side.

Animal hibernation program at Salamonie Preschool

Children and their adults are invited to come learn about hibernation at Salamonie Preschool’s “Animals Hibernate” program on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at Salamonie Interpretive Center from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and again from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The program is for preschool-age children ages 2 to 5 and will cover how some animals survive the cold by sleeping away the winter months. There will also be a hike, weather permitting.

Family farm succession planning seminar set

Families interested in shaping the future ownership of the family farm should consider attending the two-session “Design Your Succession Plan” workshop on Thursday, Feb. 28, and Thursday, March 7.

The workshops take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Purdue Extension Huntington County office.

Couples and multiple generations are encouraged to attend together. A workbook and handouts will be provided.

New Life meal ministry seeking volunteers for cook, team leader spots

The New Life Community Meal Ministry is seeking volunteers to serve as cooks and team leaders.

The ministry, headed by Director Bob Burnsworth, is looking to gain some new volunteers and to see existing volunteers get even more involved.

For more information or to volunteer for the meal ministry, contact Burnsworth at 519-3637.

Riverview announces second quarter honor roll

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

All A’s
Eighth Grade
Drew Baker, Grant Beckner, Tiler Carr, Samuel Close, Reece Douglass, Mara Hendryx, Saij Hildebrandt, Joshua Hill, Joshua Kennedy, Ashton Kreisher Matthew Lewis, Jamen Matheny, Cloe Osborn, Dylan Palmer, Madison Ptak, Alexandria Raab, Gwendolyn Ranc, Allie Smith, Keller Whicker and Abagayle Wright.

Lockridge to share memories of Black Hills trip at interpretive center Feb. 23

Ride along in the Black Hills of South Dakota as Rita Lockridge shares memories of her trip with her horse and friends at the Salamonie Interpretive Center, in Andrews, on Feb. 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Bring boots for the boot contest and help Friends of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services raise funds for “Power the Camp,” an initiative to electrify the campground. Prizes will be awarded for “purtiest,” most worn, vintage and most unique boots. Voting will consist of stuffing boots with cash. Boot entries can be registered in advance.

HNHS to host parents at open house

Huntington North High School will hold a parent meeting/open house on Wednesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting will start in the auditorium and then move into the commons area and library for the open house.

Contact the high school at 356-6104 with any questions.

Academic letter awards to be given to HN athletes at Jan. 26 hoop game

Academic letter awards will be presented to student athletes just prior to the boys’ varsity basketball game at Huntington North High School on Saturday, Jan. 26.

At halftime, a Huntington County Special Olympics basketball game will be played.

The Huntington North varsity game begins at 7:30 p.m. at North Arena.

Local Tri Kappa taking scholarship applications

Chi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa is accepting applications for both General and Laura Blackburn scholarships.

For the General category, an applicant must be a high school senior planning to graduate in the spring and continue their education at a post-secondary institution.

The Laura Blackburn Scholarship requires the applicant be a high school or college student planning to graduate in the spring and pursue a career in education.

Selection is based on academics, ability and financial need. Applicants must be residents of Huntington County.

Lemon joins board of Pathfinder Services

Photo provided.
Ryan Lemon

Pathfinder Services Inc., headquartered in Huntington, has welcomed Ryan Lemon to its board of directors in January.

He was elected to serve a three-year term at the Pathfinder Services annual meeting of the Board of Directors in November.

Lemon is the national sales manager for Sure-Trac by Novae, located in Markle. He graduated from Purdue University-Fort Wayne with an undergraduate degree in Organizational Communication, and later earned his Master of Business Administration from Indiana University-Fort Wayne.

Sal. Lake to host felting workshop

Salamonie Lake is hosting a felting workshop on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and again on Feb. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Salamonie Nature Center.

Participants will create a soft owl from felted wool with help of a fiber artist at both events. Featured Indiana fiber artist Lena Gray, a 20-year veteran of the medium, will lead the workshop.

The program is part of Salamonie’s Nature Art Designs series, which is made possible by the Friends of the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services through a grant from the Indiana Arts Commission.

OSV partners with Ministry 23 LLC

Our Sunday Visitor has announced a new partnership with Ministry23 LLC, creators of the popular Catholic parish evangelization program “relit,” “Kerygma 4 Kids” and many other programs, books and products. Beginning immediately, Ministry23 products will be sold and distributed exclusively through Our Sunday Visitor, in Huntington.

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