HW food pantry open on Thursday

The Healing Waters food pantry will be open on Thursday, Nov. 21.

The pantry will be open from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Healing Waters Ministry.

The free food pantry is for those in the community who are in need of help to stretch their food supply.

Healing Waters is located at 5811W-606S, Huntington.

Frozen, Jr.

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“Frozen, Jr.” is the 2019 Christmas Show at the Pulse Opera House, in Warren. The cast is between the ages of 7 and 16. Pictured is Owen Newsom as Hans. “Frozen, Jr.” runs Nov. 23, 24, 29 and 30 and Dec. 1, 6, 7 and 8. Friday and Saturday shows start at 8 p.m. Sunday shows start at 4 p.m. Reservations for tickets are available online at or by leaving a message at 375-7017.

Roanoke churches to hold Community T-giving service

Roanoke churches will hold a Community Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, Nov. 24, at Roanoke Brethren Church at 6:30 p.m.

The public is invited to the service, which will feature local pastors and laypeople. Huntington County Circuit Court Judge Davin Smith will be the event’s guest speaker. Fellowship and refreshments will follow in the church’s fellowship hall.

An offering will be taken to benefit the 2020 Roanoke Community Vacation Bible School.

Roanoke Brethren Church is located at 415 S. Main St., Roanoke. Parking is available at the church’s Coe Street entrance.

Lions aid Honor Flight

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The Roanoke Lions Club recently made a donation to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana. The donated funds were raised through Lions Club activities over the summer. Pictured are (from left) Tom Meyers, Honor Flight; and Lynn Nicholson, Harold Mallo and John Wasmuth, all veterans and Lions Club members.

Wreath-making workshop

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Hannah Mattern (right) of Spring Hill Farm, Lagro, answers a question for Ami Brainerd during a wreath-making workshop at the Upper Wabash Interpretive Center on Saturday, Nov. 16.

Bags, Tags & Boxes

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Sharon Rainwater (left) and Jamie Simpson work on using a punch cutter to make tags out of old Christmas cards while Linda Clark watches during a session called "Bags, Tags & Boxes" presented at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public LIbrary on Saturday morning, Nov. 16.

Tumbling act

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Tumblers Serenity Sadler (left) and Ryleigh Jones present a tumbling routine at the Lincoln Elementary School Chili Supper and Talent Show on Friday, Nov. 15.

Putting the ‘human’ factor on Alzheimer’s

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Richard Gunderman, M.D., a chancellor’s professor from Indiana University, speaks about Alzheimer’s disease and caring for those suffering from the disease on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Huntington City-Township Public Library. Gunderman participated in the lecture as part of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The Huntington branch will have another event, “Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease,” on Monday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

Chapman’s reopens

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Chapman’s Brewing Company – Huntington Taproom held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its grand reopening on Friday, Nov. 8. The taproom now features a kitchen run by Jason Winterfeld, of JB’s Cuisine Machine.

Fill’er up

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Huntington North High School students Scott Bowers (left) and Rebecca Paolillo put canned goods and boxes of macaroni and cheese into bags on Monday, Nov. 11, at Central Christian Church. The bags, of various sizes and prices, will be sold at HNHS basketball games on Nov. 16, Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 14, to help stock the Love In the Name of Christ food pantry.

Pas de deux

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Torion Pickett (right) and his partner, Mandie Kolkman, of the Fort Wayne Dance Collective, perform for the audience at the Huntington County Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 11. Four dancers presented a program of various dance styles, part of the Honeywell Foundation Senior Outreach Program.

Local United Way gets award for book money

United Way of Huntington County has been selected from among over 100 applications to receive an award of $3,264.31 for new books and eBooks that will expand the organization’s mission.

First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise focused on equal access to quality education for children in need, awarded the funds as part of its OMG Books Awards: Offering More Great Books to Spark Innovation, a program that will give more than $4.7 million in funding to distribute
1.5 million brand new books and eBooks to children living in low-income communities in 33 states and territories.

Announce Senior Center events for Nov. 18-22

Here is a listing of events happening in November at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Nov. 18
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
• November Medicare birthday-Bingo Celebration at the Senior Center.

HU’s own ‘Indiana Mark’ to be featured in film debuting at school on Nov. 19

“Raiders of the Lost Ark” had Indiana Jones, but “The Last Apostle” has Indiana Mark. Most know him as Dr. Mark Fairchild, professor of Bible and religion at Huntington University, but his breakthroughs as a world-renowned archeologist might make the former name more fitting.

Crafting wreaths

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Nancy Arnold (left) and Peggy Callahan work on wreaths at a craft event hosted by the Huntington County Master Gardeners on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. The event featured a variety of crafts for participants to try their hands at, with members of the Master Gardeners standing by to render assistance.