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Honeywell Hosting Upcoming Events

Comedy Events:

Get set to laugh when comedy comes to Wabash with two live shows in early August at Honeywell Arts & Entertainment venues. The Karens bring their family-friendly humor to Eagles Theatre on Aug. 4 and “Saturday Night Live” alum Jim Breuer performs his popular standup on Aug. 6 at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater.
Tickets are available online at or by calling 260-563.1102.

An Evening of Comedy with the Karens – Thursday, Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m., Eagles Theatre

Local legion honors third grade hero

On Feb. 9, Emma called 911, spoke with dispatch, and watched over her two younger siblings after their grandma fell down some steps while caring for the children.

Emma’s third grade class had learned how to handle an emergency earlier in the school year when Huntington firefighters visited her school.

Emma said what she learned that day helped her stay calm and know what to do. First responders arrived quickly and elevated Emma’s grandma, who thankfully did not suffer any serious or permanent injuries.

Giving Society

As part of its 125th year of celebration, Huntington University’s Office of Advancement is pleased to announce the restructuring of its giving societies and donor recognition.

“This restructure provides more options for our generous donors and creates a clear plan for the recognition of those who choose to invest in Huntington University, “said Stephen Weingart, vice president for university advancement.
The structure also reinforces the safety policies in place for those who choose to give anonymously.

Tab to convert to mail delivery, reduce to weekly

Beginning today, The Huntington County Tab will print one day per week.
The newspaper will be delivered on Tuesday of each week via the U.S. Postal Service.

“We’re very excited about this new chapter with the Huntington County Tab,” said Don Hurd, president of WK Media, which owns the newspaper.

“All of other newspapers are delivered by the Postal Service and we’ve been very pleased with our local post offices and their prompt delivery.

Daughtery moves on

HCCSC Superintendent Chad Daugherty accepted a position as the Deputy Superintendent of Dorchester 2 School District in Summerville, S.C.
Daugherty’s resignation was approved by the HCCSC Board of School Trustees during the June 27 meeting. His final day as superintendent will be July 29.

John Trout, Assistant Superintendent for Business and Classified Staff, will serve as Interim Superintendent.

Killer Queen to perform at Ford Theater

Patrick Murphy and Simon Smalls perform a number with Killer Queen.
Photo provided.

British musician Patrick Murphy left home and headed for college in the early 1990s. An avid music fan and aspiring musician, he soon heard that the leader of one of his favorite bands, Freddie Mercury of Queen, had fallen ill.

“When I left home,” said Murphy, 50, “Freddie Mercury was alive and well in my head. I thought he was OK. I didn’t realize he’d been unwell.”

HCCF announces names of scholarship recipients

Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) has announced another round of scholarships.

The recipients and the scholarship they were awarded are:

• Julia Baker, Maitlyn Christman, Grace Gross, Ashley Higgins, Madelyn Keiffer, Cam McCarver, Isabel Niswander, Gracie Grossmann, and Taylor Reust are the recipients of the Breiner Family Scholarships totaling $9,000.
Baker was awarded $1,000. She is a sophomore at Ball state University majoring in Elementary Education. She is the daughter of April Bauer and Eric Baker.

Bonewits faces murder, attempted murder charges

A man who allegedly stabbed four people, killing two, on is being held in the Huntington County Jail.

The man, James Lee Bonewits, 27, is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder in connection with the June 23 incident that occurred in the 600 block of Whitelock Street.

At approximately 7:23 p.m. Thursday, Huntington Police Department officers were dispatched to 648 Whitelock St. for a stabbing with multiple victims.
At the scene, officers found four victims. One of the victims, Danny J. England, 31, was pronounced dead at the scene.

New scholarships available at Ivy Tech

The Ivy Tech Foundation at Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne and Warsaw has received an endowed gift from the estate of Mark M. Suedhoff to establish The Mark M. Suedhoff Endowed Success Scholarship and The Mark M. Suedhoff Endowed Scholarship – Chancellor’s Merit Award.

The full gift amounts to $2,161,496.91. Suedhoff valued higher education and Ivy Tech was the community college of his choice. Both scholarships will be awarded in Fall 2022.

2 dead, 2 hurt in stabbing

Two people were killed and two others injured in a knife attack Thursday evening in the 600 block of Whitelock Street.

Huntington Police Chief Cory R. Boxell, in a press release, said that at approximately 7:23 p.m. Huntington Police officers were sent to the Whitelock Street location with a report of a stabbing with multiple victims.

NM to host Art on the Bricks

The North Manchester Center for History invites you to our first Art on the Bricks event this Thursday, June 23 from 6 – 9 pm. Visitors will enjoy live entertainment and an art exhibit featuring artists from Northeast Indiana. 

Partnering with the Art Bank Studio, we have created an outdoor venue with lighting, colorful sails and our beautiful mariposas. Funding for this event has been provided by Visit Wabash County and Beacon Credit Union.