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Stanley, Wohlford earn certificates of multilingual proficiency recently

Crosley Stanley (left) and Macy Wohlford each hold a 2019 Indiana Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency. Stanley studied German and Wohlford studied French, both while students at Huntington North High School.
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Crosley Stanley and Macy Wohlford, both recent Huntington North High School graduates, were recently awarded the 2019 Indiana Certificate of Multilingual Proficiency.

In order to receive this award, the students had to prove their proficiency in English and in another language by testing in the highest categories on a national language test in all four skills areas: reading, listening, writing and speaking.

Stanley studied four years of German and has plans to study engineering at Purdue University. She also hopes to study abroad some during her college career.

List events at Huntington County Senior Center for week of June 17-21

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

Monday, June 17
• 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, June 18
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
• June birthday celebration at Senior Center, 1:30 p.m.

Huntington County Council on Aging sponsors Historic Dixie boat trip

The Huntington County Council on Aging is sponsoring a trip on the Historic Dixie for Seniors, family members and friends of Seniors on Wednesday, July 10.

The Historic Dixie is Indiana’s oldest stern wheel sightseeing boat, plying the waters of Webster Lake since 1929. It is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

The cruise lasts approximately 75 minutes.

The bus will leave the Senior Center at 9 a.m. The Dixie tour is at 11 a.m. Payment is required at registration. Lunch will be extra after the boat ride at approximately 12:15 p.m. at the Pizza King.

Samuel Jones Award b-fast set for July 5

The 31st annual Samuel Jones Pioneer Award Breakfast will be Friday, July 5, at 7:30 a.m. at the Knight Bergman Center, in downtown Warren.

The breakfast will serve to officially recognize the significant events and people at the 52nd annual Salamonie Summer Festival.

The Warren Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to participate in this event as its annual Samuel Jones Pioneer Award is presented.

Pre-sale tickets are available at a discount at Bippus State Bank, East of Chicago Pizza, First Merchants Bank, Town of Warren office and Warren Pharmacy.

BG Princess Club hosts tea party

The Princess Club at the Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County is hosting a girl-empowerment event, “Be-You-Tea-Ful Tea Party,” on July 19 at the Boys & Girls Club from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The event’s guest speaker will be award-winning broadcaster Terra Brantley, of WANE-TV.

Admission to the event is by donation. Reservations are required and must be made by July 12. To reserve a seat, visit the Boys & Girls Club at 608 E. State St., Huntington, or call 359-1750.

Salamonie School announces perfect attendance students for 4th quarter

Salamonie School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year.

Kindergarten
Daxton Bailey, Wila Brown, Hunter Coleman, Caden El-Hussein, Elliot Fairchild, Mason Jones, Katherine Linker and Sukami Sunderman.

First Grade
Laura Clampitt, Evelyn Hartman and Finley Smith.

Second Grade
Jaylen Browning, Jayhla Erickson, Addison Kirby, Ashlynn Leist, Brayden Murillo Rubalcava, Callie Richardson, Wesley Scalf and Reed Scott.

Birthday Book Club members


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington Catholic School celebrated birthdays of both students and staff who joined the Birthday Book Club on Friday, June 7. Those with birthdays may purchase a book for the school’s library with their name on it. That person then is the first to read the book before it’s placed in the library for others to check out.

Riverview Middle School names 3-year perfect attendance students

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved three years of perfect attendance.

They are:

Kayla Amburgey, Drew Baker, Jacob Hughes, Brett Krumanaker and Hunter Shepherd.

Jay Cho graduates recently from Eastern Mennonite University in VA

Jay Cho, of Huntington, graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting on May 5.

Cho was one of 486 students to receive a degree during the school’s commencement ceremony, which was its 101st.

Eastern Mennonite University is located in Harrisonburg, VA.

HCCF announces Scott Breiner Scholarships to nine students

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Charles Agnew III, Alyssa Hewson, Mikala Holder, Tabitha Jaggers, Victoria Keiffer, Karmen Koch, Conner Mason, Emma Melcher and Joshua White as recipients of 2019 Scott Breiner Scholarships totaling $6,000.

HCCF Shuman Family Scholarships go to 16 students from Huntington County

The Huntington County Community Foundation has announced Justin Beihold, Johnna Cummins, Gavin DeLaGrange, Sarah Fryman, Makayla Grizzle, Makenzie Hardacre, Aaron Hendryx, Cora Hill, Katie Hunt, Cameron Jagger, Cheyenne Karst, Erika Kennedy, Alena Miller, Olivia Rosen, Burdette Trout and Maggie Winters as recipients of 2019 Charles & Wilma (Sanger) Shuman Family Scholarships totaling $750 each.

Eight earn HCCF Bergman scholarships

The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Carson Bolinger, Cameron Buzzard, Kaitlyn Drayer, Kaitlin Jones, Lily Sabinske, Leigh Trickle, Benjamin Warpup and Tarah Zumbrun, all of Warren, as recipients of 2019 George & Garnet Bergman Scholarships totaling $7,400.

Late start


Photo by Scott Trauner.

With farm fields in the area finally drying out enough for machinery to get going, many of the county’s farmers have been wasting no time getting those fields ready for planting. A farmer in southern Huntington County gets busy on Wednesday, June 5.

Vintage, Handmade Mkt. Saturday in Roanoke

Shoppers can spend a day finding something new that’s old, or a treasure crafted by hand at the upcoming Vintage & Handmade Market on Saturday, June 15.

The market runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Roanoke on Main Street and Second Street.

There will be a lot more of a selection this year than last year – nearly triple, in fact – as more than 70 vendors are signed up to set up shop to sell a wide variety of vintage items, antiques and handmade crafts.

Warren Downtown MarketPlace on Thursdays

The Warren Downtown MarketPlace, a farmers market and craft/art vendor event has started, and will continue on Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting, throughout the summer, in downtown Warren at the Riverside Park.

This event is sponsored by Historic Warren Inc., an Indiana Main Street committee.  There is no charge to be a vendor.

Anyone who has home-grown produce or creative talents is invited to display them at the MarketPlace.  Also, any person or group who would like to display their talents on the stage may schedule with Jessica Sunderman, 468-8398.

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