Six OLVM sisters celebrate 50 or more years of service to their communities

From left are Sr. Dorothy Lengerich, Sr. Millicent Peaslee, Sr. Elizabeth Anderson, Sr. Rose Trudell, Sr. Lucy Vega and Sr. Lucille Martinez.
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Six members of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters are celebrating jubilees this year, and five of those sisters were honored with a Mass on May 24 at Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel at Victory Noll.

Sister Dorothy Anne Lengerich celebrates 80 years as a Victory Noll sister this year. She joined OLVM on Sept. 29, 1934, and has served in missions in 11 states. 
Lengerich, a native of Decatur, served mainly in catechetics, home visitation, choir work, music and liturgy.

Klender and Stephan are scholarship recipients

Madison Klender (left) and Brittany Stephan.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Madison Klender and Brittany Stephan have been awarded 2014 Ephraim "Mike" and Mary Cecil Scholarships.

Klender, a graduating senior from Huntington North High School, plans to attend Indiana State majoring in speech pathology with the career goal of teaching children how to talk correctly.

She is the daughter of Christina and Harlen Chapman.

Ticket winner

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Caden Searles (left), a fifth-grader at Lincoln Elementary School accepts two tickets to the sold-out concert of Florida-Georgia Line at Parkview Field, in Fort Wayne, on June 19, from Kathy Elmore, general manager of West Park Skate Center. All Huntington County Community Schools elementary schools held year-end skating parties at West Park, and each student could sign up to win the tickets. The winner was drawn at the all-night skate on May 23.

Cornhole contest joins Heritage Days lineup

Huntington County Habitat for Humanity and TrophyCenter Plus will sponsor a cornhole tournament during Heritage Days.

The double elimination tournament is limited to the first 40 teams to register. Each competitor will receive a T-shirt. Trophies will be awarded to the winning team and the winner and runner-up will receive cash prizes.

Sponsorship opportunities are available.

The tournament will be played on June 21 at 1 p.m. following the Heritage Days parade. Games will take place on Jefferson Street between Washington and Market streets.

Kaylor is awarded Rich Scholarship

Lukas Kaylor.
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Lukas Kaylor, of Huntington, has been awarded the 2014 Philip Rich Memorial Scholarship through the Huntington County Community Foundation.

Kaylor, a graduating senior from Huntington North High School, plans to attend Huntington University majoring in chemistry/pre-medicine with the career goal of becoming a pediatric physician. He is the son of Pamela and James Kaylor.

St. Peter sets VBS

St. Peter Lutheran Church is having vacation Bible school June 16 through 20 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each day. The theme is "International spy academy - Agents for the One True God."

VBS is open to children ages 3 to sixth grade. There is no cost to attend. Register in the church office during business hours or online at vbs/stpeterhuntington/.

The church is located at 648 N. LaFontaine St., Huntington.


Warren taking garage sale sign-ups

A town-wide garage sale will be held as part of the Salamonie Summer Festival, in Warren.

Those wishing to be a part of the sale may register in the clerk-treasurer's office, located at 132 N. Wayne St., Warren, or by calling the office at 375-2656. Addresses and dates for the sales must be supplied.

There is no cost, but registrations must be received by June 27 to be included in the list of garage sales published the week of the festival. Lists and town maps will be available at the Warren Town Hall on Friday, June 27.

Bolinger, Ditzler earn Carl Repp scholarships

Elizabeth Bolinger (left) and Marie Ditzler.
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Elizabeth Bolinger, of Warren, and Marie Ditzler, of Huntington, have been awarded 2014 Carl Repp scholarships through the Huntington County Community Foundation.

Bolinger, a 2011 graduate of Huntington North High School, is a rising senior at Huntington University majoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Marie and Robert DeWeese.

Cafe of Hope, TCB Games teaming up for Family Game Night on Fridays

Café of Hope, in Huntington, is partnering with TCB Games to host Family Game Night every Friday through Sept. 26. Games will be available at the café every Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Gamers of every level are invited to attend.

Motion gaming will be available in the main café area, and guests can sign up for tournaments.

A station with tabletop and networking capabilities will be set up for those who play League of Legends. Players must bring their open laptops.

Board games are available for those not interested in video games.

Dillman Church announces winners of fund-raising golf outing in May

Dillman Church's annual golf outing was May 24 at Arbor Trace, in Marion.

The winning team was comprised of Mark Earnest, Nick Schubert, Brent Harshmen and Stephen Yocum.

The event raised money to send kids to summer church camp.


Bethel United Methodist to celebrate 175 years Sunday

Bethel United Methodist Church, in Wabash County, will celebrate its 175th anniversary on Sunday, June 8.

The community is invited to attend the celebration, which begins with a morning service at 10 a.m., lunch at noon, and an afternoon service at 2 p.m.

The morning speaker, Rev. Larry Ray, and church member Lowell Ringell plan to ride mules to the morning service in the style of old-time circuit riders, arriving at the church at about 9:45 a.m.

The 5th Parlour is now open

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

A ribbon cutting on Saturday, May 31, marked the opening of The 5th Parlour, a new salon located at 5 E. Market St., in Huntington. Owner Andrea Kloer (fourth from left) and her husband, Eric Kloer (third from left), were joined by (from left) Eric's parents, Mike and Lanna Kloer; and Andrea's sister, Amber Gray; mother, Tracy Brickley; and sister, Alyssa Brickley. For an appointment, call 200-1427.

Coolman receives Reeves scholarship

Paige Coolman
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Paige Coolman, of Warren, has been awarded the 2014 Dave Reeves Athletic Scholarship.

Coolman, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Huntington University, majoring in nursing, with the career goal of becoming a neonatal nurse. She is the daughter of Debra and Dennis Spitler.

At Huntington North, Coolman participated in soccer, basketball, track and softball. Her volunteer efforts benefited Love INC, Salvation Army, YMCA, Operation Backyard and her church.

Manes Scholarship is awarded to Gamble

Aleesha Gamble
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Aleesha Gamble of Huntington has been awarded the 2014 Kenneth W. Manes Memorial Scholarship through the Huntington County Community Foundation.

Gamble, a 2011 graduate of Huntington North High School, is currently attending Ball State University majoring in elementary education.

She is the daughter of Pamela and James Gamble.

At BSU Gamble has continued to be involved in Habitat for Humanity, as well as volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club and the Ross Recreation Center in Muncie.

Koons and Lund are recipients of 2014 Joseph H. Lesh Scholarship

Pictured from left, Marissa Koons and Laresa Lund.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Marissa Koons, of Huntington, and Laresa Lund, of Markle, have been awarded 2014 Joseph H. Lesh Scholarships.

Koons, a graduating senior from Huntington North High School, plans to attend Trine University majoring in criminal justice with a career goal of working as a criminal profiler and working for the FBI. She is the daughter of Lisa and Jason Koons.