7 from county graduate from Manchester

Seven area students graduated May 18 from Manchester University, in North Manchester.

They are:

Abby L. Berry of Huntington, Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing and management. She graduated from Huntington North High School.

Kourtney R. Johnson of Andrews, graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in management. She graduated from Huntington North High School.

Matthew S. Harter of Huntington, Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics with a concentration in secondary education. He graduated from Huntington North High School.

Finding their way

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Bobby Kemp, youth pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene, in Huntington, uses a map to make a point as he speaks to graduating seniors during the baccalaureate service Sunday evening, June 1, in the Huntington North High School auditorium. The religious service, sponsored by parents, was held a week prior to commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2014, which will be held on Friday, June 6.

Riverview announces fourth quarter honor roll students

Riverview Middle School has announced the names of students who have been named to the honor rolls for the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year.

They are:

All A's
Eighth grade - Elizabeth Allred, Josi Barscz, Carson Bolinger, Charlotte Borland, Robert Borland, William Borland, Hale Bowen, Makenzie Bowman, Darianna Bryant, Taylor Conley, Rachel Ervin, Jacob Fowler, Mitchell Geller, Kasey Konz, Brandon Kratz, Zachary Lippe and Melanie Lisinicchia.

Always there

Photo provided.

Salamonie Elementary School has recognized these students for perfect attendance for the entire 2013-14 school year. They are (front row, from left) Brodee Swaidner, Mason Scalf, Blaine Freiburger and Landon Green; (second row, from left) Lucas Trickle, Taylor Jordan, Nolan Knapp, Matthew Martin and Bradley Gardner; (third row, from left) Kiera Searles, Izaya Dunno, Clayton Bell and Madison Herstad; and (fourth row, from left) Brooke Swaidner, Kourtney Chaney, Alyzabith Womack, Anna Manry, Colin Suchcicki and Clayton Shively.

Piecemakers Quilt Club to meet today, Thursday

The Piecemakers Quilt Club will meet today, Thursday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m. at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Rd., Huntington.

Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting.


Cupp earns 2014 Souder Memorial Scholarship

Macy Cupp has been awarded the 2014 Paul D. Souder Memorial Scholarship through the Huntington County Community Foundation. She is the daughter of Kelly and Ben Cupp, of Marion.

Cupp, a graduating senior at Mississinewa High School, plans to attend Purdue University majoring in professional flight technology with plans for a career as a private corporate pilot and possibly later establishing her own flight school.

RMS names all year perfect attendance students

Riverview Middle School announces the names of its students who achieved perfect attendance throughout the entire 2013-14 school year.

They are:

UW campaign chair to raise funds by golfing every hole in county

Pete Schownir, the 2014 United Way campaign chair, plans to kick off the 2014 campaign by playing 81 holes of golf - every hole on every Huntington County golf course - on June 23.

UTEC is the title sponsor of the "Pete's Tour FORE United Way," and additional sponsors are also being sought. Individual pledges are also being accepted. For information about pledges and sponsorships, visit www.united or call the United Way at 356-6160.

Northwest Elementary reveals 4Q perfect attendance students

Northwest Elementary School announces students who had perfect attendance in the fourth quarter of the 2013-14 school year.
They are:

Spencer Adkins, Nathan Alleman, Nathaniel Alwine, Aubrea Apt, Gavin Babb, Drew Baker, Kirsten Bickel, Jessie Bilyeu, Braylon Burnsworth, Aubrey Carroll, Samantha Carroll, Eli Carter, Campbell Cheney, Brooke Clark, Steven Clark, Bryce Cotton, Emily Crist and Sarah Crist.

Scholarships presented

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Members of the Carroll family presented Scott Carroll Memorial Scholarships to four members of the Huntington North High School Class of 2014 on Saturday morning, May 31. Participating in the presentation are (front row, from left) scholarship recipients Lauren Smart, Jack Pickard, Cailin Ellis and Harold Smith; Norma Carroll and Shane Carroll; and (back row, from left) Kim Bruemleve, Tyler Carroll, Ryan Carroll and Barb Carroll.

iAB announces 2nd quarter dividend

The Board of Directors of Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (IAB), the holding company for iAB financial bank, has approved a second quarter cash dividend of 21 cents per share payable June 2 to shareholders of record date May 15, announced Michael C. Marhenke, president and chief executive officer.

The annualized dividend of 84 cents per share represents an approximate return of 3.57 percent.

4-H weekly calendar announced

Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service - Huntington County Office announces its 4-H calendar:

Sunday, June 8
4 p.m. - Pork Chop. First Baptist Church, Warren.

Monday, June 9
6 p.m. - Archery. Community Building, Hier's Park.
7 p.m. - Leaders Meeting. Family Living Building, Hier's Park.

Tuesday, June 10
6 p.m. - Wayne Township Future Farmers. Mt. Etna UMC.
6:30 p.m. - Canine Capers. Community Building, Hier's Park.
7 p.m. - We Grow ‘Em. Bippus Fire Station East.

Recognizing 50 years

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

John McKenzie (front), president of the Indiana Credit Union League, stopped by a picnic celebrating the Huntington County Federal Credit Union's 50th anniversary to present the credit union with two plaques recognizing that anniversary. Behind him are (from left) HCFCU board members Carter Horne, Ralph Matchett and Pat Scher; Kathy Borskey, the credit union's manager; Troy Bauer, HCFCU board president; and board members Keith Eller and Tim Albertson. The picnic for credit union members and their families was held on Saturday, May 31, at Hier's Park.

Inside looking out

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

"Bubble Lady" Alice Stickler (right) encases Carleigh Stephan in a giant bubble during her bubble show presented Saturday afternoon, May 31, at the Huntington City-Township Public Library to kick off the library's summer reading program. At left is Stickler's assistant, Johanna Lange. Stickler learned the art of blowing bubbles while serving as an assistant to her father, the late Eiffel Plasterer, who traveled the nation putting on his bubble show everywhere from school assemblies to "Late Night with David Letterman."

Former Swan Street students to reunite

A reunion for anyone who went to Lincoln School on Swan Street, in Huntington, will be held on Saturday, June 28, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Hall in Hier's Park.

Those attending are asked to bring pictures and other items from their years at Lincoln, as well as desserts and snacks. No alcoholic beverages are allowed. Bottled water and table service will be provided.

For more information call Karen Conwell at 375-2173.