DEE-licious Cooking w’shop set ee

Dee Kochensparger will share tips on cooking for two at her next DEE-licious Cooking workshop at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library.

This month’s session will be Thursday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 p.m. and will feature recipes and ways to portion favorite foods for smaller batch cooking. Attendees will sample some of Kochensparger’s cooking and are invited to share their own ideas.

The Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library is located at 30 E. Madison St. in Andrews. For more information, call the library at 786-3574.

Cold concrete

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Workers from Executive Concrete and Excavation don’t let a little cold weather keep them from forming concrete molds on a house under construction in Salamonie Glen, on Arbor Lane, in Huntington. The crew has been working on over half a dozen houses on the street for developer Wade Jurney Homes.

Library’s Pub Trivia Night set for tonight, Jan. 14, at Berg Ale Haus

The Huntington City-Township Public Library will have a Pub Trivia Night tonight, Monday, Jan. 14, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Berg Ale Haus.

This event will feature traditional pub-style trivia with questions asked in a series of rounds with a variety of point values. Prizes will also be awarded for the top three places and there is no cost to participate.

Participants can create a team of two to six adults and register by calling the library at 356-0824 or show up to the event.

Library construction

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Tommy Jones (left) and Mike O’Hair, of the Jack Laurie Group, install carpeting tiles in the children’s department during construction work going on Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Huntington City-Township Public Library. Among improvements will be a new story-time area for toddlers and the addition of two new meeting rooms. The work, planned in four phases, is expected to be completed by June.

Heritage Pointe of Warren sewing room volunteers have busy 2018

The Heritage Pointe of Warren sewing volunteers are (front from left) Diane Winkler, Carol Tribolet, Ellen Embry and Ruth Herring; and (back row from left) Janice Jordan-Ryan, Linda Kreiger, Marge Reinke, Marge Blair and Joyce Buzzard. Not pictured are Coleen and Bob Midwood, Roselyn Poulson, Linda Colbart, Mona Fletcher, Mary Zoda, Mary Daugherty, Phylis Hubartt and Colleen McMillan.
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The Sewing Room volunteers at Heritage Pointe of Warren were very busy in 2018. Volunteers gather and enjoy visiting as they sew, quilt and crochet. In the past year alone, the “sewing ladies” made items to be donated to area hospitals, abuse centers, homeless shelters, hospice patients, the Warren food pantry and the Heritage Pointe daycare. These donations included 384 dolls, 392 bears, 205 hats for cancer patients and 305 heart pillows for those having heart surgery.

Annual Girl Scouts cookie sale for area council is now underway

The annual cookie sale in the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana council is underway.

Making its debut this year is a new gluten-free cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip. Cookie enthusiasts can still choose their favorites among the eight classic varieties – S’mores, Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Shortbread, Caramel deLites, Lemonades and Thanks-A-Lot.

Indiana Sheriffs’ Association to again award college scholarships

Huntington County Sheriff Chris Newton has announced that the Indiana Sheriffs’ Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately 40 $750 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state.

Five generations

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The Riggle family marks five generations with the birth of Tinley Lee-Ann Kitzmiller on Dec. 8, 2018. Celebrating the occasion are (seated from left) great-great-grandmother Mary Riggle, holding Tinley, mother, Caila Kline; and (back row from left) great-grandmother Cathy Gard and grandmother Michelle Stallsmith.

Admiring their creation

Photo by Steve Clark.

Nyssa Strickler (right) takes a look at playdough she made with Nancy Disbro (left), director of the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library, during the library’s “Know It Alls” session on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The sessions, which are held every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., feature different crafts for youths ages 9 to 14 years old.

Huntington Catholic announces honor roll students for second quarter

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

All A’s
Third Grade
Jacqueline Aguirre, Rebecca Barnard, Claire Fettinger, Genevieve Harrell, Daniela Plascencia and Juniper Stepler.

Fourth Grade
Jackson Garrott.

Sixth Grade
Kaitlynn Fowerbaugh, Penelope Harrell and Augustus Kline.

Eighth Grade
Dominic Bryant, Blaise Rupley and Caleb Scheiber.

Roanoke’s Dobler on Troy chancellor’s list

Raeann Dobler, of Roanoke, has been named to the chancellor’s list at Troy University for the fall semester/Term 2 of the 2018-19 academic year.

The chancellor’s list honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for at least 12 semester hours and who earn a grade point average of 4.0.

The university is located in Troy, AL.

Andrews library has family reading club set for this winter

The Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library encourages families to read together this winter during the library’s Family Reading Club, “Cozy Up and Read!”

Families record the amount of time they spend reading, individually or together. Reading aloud to each other counts double. Every hour spent reading earns the family a mini prize and a ticket for a chance to win one of the grand prize baskets. Prize tickets can also be earned by attending library programs and enjoying other family activities.

Making breaded tenderloins

Photo by Steve Clark.

Addy Wiley (left), a freshman at Huntington North High School, and her mother, Stacy Wiley, prepare breaded tenderloins on Saturday, Jan. 5, at American Legion Post 85 for an upcoming fund-raiser meal at the Post that will help Huntington North students pay for a spring break trip to Belize to study marine ecology. The meal will be held on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 5 p.m. until the tenderloins – 400 in all – have been sold out. The Post is located at 1410 S Jefferson St., Huntington.

‘Harvey’ returning to Pulse soon

The classic tale of Elwood and his invisible pal Harvey is returning to the Pulse Opera House.

Auditions for “Harvey” will be held at the theater, located at 127-1/2 Wayne St., in Warren. Roles are available for six men and six women,  ages 17 and up only.

All are encouraged to audition, whether they have been in shows before or have never stepped foot onstage.

The performances are scheduled for March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17.

Donation to arts education

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Ecolab Foundation recently awarded $5,000 to the Honeywell Foundation Educational Outreach Program, a curriculum-based arts education program that provides free programming in 14 counties in the northeast region of Indiana.  Celebrating the occasion are (from left) Adam Larkey, Ecolab supply planner; Rhonda Bennett, Ecolab senior training specialist; Ellen Mock, Honeywell Foundation corporate relations manager; and Patrick MacDonald, Ecolab HR manager.