SS. Peter and Paul to host demolition sale

The SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Parish Center, 860 Cherry St., Huntington,  is hosting a freewill demolition sale on Friday, Nov. 16, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The old convent at SSPP is being razed to make room for handicap parking space. All furniture, appliances, doors, cabinets, tables and miscellaneous items will be available for sale.

Healing Waters food pantry open on Nov. 15

The Come to the Table Food Pantry run by Healing Waters Ministry will be open a week early this month, on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The location is 5811W-606S, Huntington, in the Mt. Etna area.

The food is offered to the community free of charge.

Lions support Roanoke car show

Photo by Steve Clark.

Roanoke Lions Club member Jim Vachon (right) presents a $300 check for the Rolling into Roanoke classic car show to the event’s chairman, Rick Fischer, on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Roanoke Public Library. The club raised the funds at events held over the spring and summer.

Lions contribute to arts council

Photo by Steve Clark.

Roanoke Lions Club member Jerry Anderson (right) presents a $200 check for the Roanoke Arts Council to the council’s co-chair, Rick Fischer, on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Roanoke Public Library. The club raised the funds at events held over the spring and summer.

Pomp & Plenty set for weekend

With the theme “Back in Time,” the Huntington North High School Varsity Singers and band will perform in the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert, Nov. 17 and 18, in the high school auditorium.
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The Varsity Singers of Huntington North High School invite the public to “go back in time” and experience their upcoming show choir presentation during the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert on Nov. 17 and 18.

The concert, held in the newly renovated high school auditorium, will begin at 3 p.m. and repeat at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, and also at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Info meet for Markle high-speed

Huntington and Wells county economic development organizations, in conjunction with the Markle Chamber of Commerce, will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Markle Fire Department, 150 W. Sparks St., Markle.

The purpose of the meeting is to engage residents of Markle about the potential to provide high-speed fiber Internet service to the community.

Input gathered at the meeting will help guide the Town of Markle on future steps to be taken toward broadband connectivity.


Photo by Steve Clark.

A trio of students in Huntington University’s Achieving Balance in Life through Education program pack grocery bags at Love In the Name of Christ’s Stuff a Truck event on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Owen’s North, in Huntington. The students are (from left) Michael Paff, Eric Houser and Hope Green. The bags were available for the grocery’s customers to purchase, who then donated them to the Love INC Food Pantry.

Glenwood to hold fall meet Nov. 14

The Glenwood Cemetery Association will hold its fall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Roanoke Heritage Center located at 162 W. Second St., Roanoke.

The public is welcome.

Saintly students

Photo by Steve Clark.

Fourth-graders at Huntington Catholic School dressed up as saints on Friday, Nov. 2, in honor of All Saints’ Day, which was the day prior. Pictured are (first row from left) Xavier Tinoco, Damen Ball, Zariah Tinoco, Charyln Brown and Lena Eckinger; (second row from left) Eric Plascencia, Noah Stetzel, Karlie Holzinger and Mia Mendoza; and (third row from left) Grace Reust, Jesus Mendoza, Jackson Garrott, Kaydence Davis and Roberto Cano. The students showed off their costumes during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Birthday books

Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their November birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (from left) Jebbie Burnard and Mellie Burnard, both kindergartners; and Lillian Brumbaugh and Baden Craig, both sixth-graders. Not pictured is Rebecca Barnard, third grade. The school recognized the students on Friday, Nov. 2, during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Pathfinder honors Sather, three more at annual dinner

Allan Sather (left) receives the 2018 Pathfinder Services Herbert D. LaMont Award from LaMont’s daughter, Diane Adams, on behalf of his brother, Britt Sather, owner of the Huntington McDonald’s restaurant.  The award was presented during the Pathfinder Services annual recognition dinner held Thursday, Nov. 8.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The annual Pathfinder Services recognition dinner honored one of its board members Thursday, Nov. 8, by creating a new award in his honor.

Chant Thompson, who is retiring from the board after serving eight years, was lauded for his achievements on behalf of the organization by board Vice Chair Paula Whiting. Thompson served two three-year terms followed by two years on the advisory commission.

“Because of his leadership, we have a very diverse board,” she said. “He’s very engaged in the mission of Pathfinder Services.”

Hancher Award

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The recipient of the 2018 Timothy Hancher Direct Support Service Award, Heather Green (third from left) is surrounded by members of the Hancher Family (from left) Bill Hancher, Ellie Hancher and (at right) Barb Hancher. Green, who was presented the award at the organization’s annual dinner on Thursday, Nov. 8, also received $1,000 from Pathfinder Services and the Hancher family.

Former local is new FWFD lieutenant

Former Huntington resident Chad Bauer (left) stands as his son, Logan Bauer, pins him during a ceremony held Thursday, Nov. 8, promoting the elder Bauer to the rank of lieutenant on the Fort Wayne Fire Department.
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Former Huntington resident and HNHS graduate Chad Bauer has been promoted to lieutenant on the Fort Wayne Fire Department. The promotion took place Thursday, Nov. 8, at Citizens Square.

Bauer is a 14-year veteran of the department, member of the hazmat team and several FWFD committees and a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

His son, Logan Bauer, pinned him during the ceremony.

Putting up the decorations

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Town of Warren employees Ty Surfus (left) and Rick Scheiman put up Christmas decorations on the poles in downtown Warren along Wayne Street on Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 7.

RTL preps for 39th year of Care and Share benefit

Huntington County Right to Life is preparing for its 39th annual Christmas Care and Share program to benefit needy families in the city and county.

Donations of specific items needed for the parents are new rolls of scotch tape, new packages of gift tags, new packages of bows, new rolls of wrapping paper and cash donations to be applied toward the purchase of grocery gift certificates.