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Helvie signs with Saginaw Valley State

Pictured in front, from left are Tristen Helvie, Emma Helvie and Izabelle Helvie. In the back are Nicolle Helvie and Trevor Helvie. Photo provided

Huntington North senior Emma Helvie put pen to paper on Monday afternoon, Nov. 14, signing with Saginaw Valley State University to continue her academic and softball careers as a Cardinal. Located in University Center, Michigan, Saginaw Valley State is an NCAA Division II institution that competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. While Helvie had also considered schools like Grand Valley State University, Huntington University and Indiana Wesleyan University, among others, Helvie ultimately decided Saginaw Valley State was the way to go.

Tab thanks longtime columnist of community journalism

The Tab thanks Correspondent Donna Brown, for her service these past 37 years, with best wishes for her future. Donna wrote “Around Markle” from, in her words, “the beginning of the Tab,” informing readers about happenings for and about her “Folks” in Markle. Since 1985, she never failed to send her article well in advance of her deadline. She was a dedicated writer. The Tab’s staff and management have been fortunate to have had Donna as a colleague from its earliest issues. Her readers have learned much about her and her community through her contributions.

HNHS criminal justice students aid in 'Shop with Cop'

2022 marks 24 years Huntington County’s Shop with a Cop program has successfully promoted giving to children in need. This year’s special event has been set for Dec. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Walmart retail store in Huntington. The programs leader, former Huntington County Sheriff Terry Stoffel, and students from Huntington North High School’s criminal justice class have diligently worked with the process of contacting the business community and other organizations through letters asking for the much-needed assistance.

2022 Election Results

United States Senate

(R) Todd Young—73.96%

Secretary of State

(R) Diego Morales—69.98%

State Auditor

(R) Tera Klutz—74.17%

State Treasurer

(R) Daniel Elliott—75.16%

U.S. Rep, Dist. 3

(R) Jim Banks—71.69%

State Senator

(R) Andy Zay—74.84%

State Rep., Dist. 50

(R) Lorissa Sweet—75.78%

Prosecutor, 56th Circuit

(R) Jeremy K. Nix—100%

Circuit Court Clerk

(R) Shelley Malone Septer—100%

County Auditor

Huntington University collects for "U Can Crush Hunger"

Community Harvest Food Bank’s 8th Annual U Can Crush Hunger Campaign weigh-in results are in. Huntington University, Indiana Tech, Indiana University Fort Wayne, Ivy Tech, Manchester University, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Trine University, and the University of Saint Francis have already accumulated a tremendous total amount of 50,563 pounds towards our 125,000 pound goal. Huntington University has collected 9,796 pounds. Online voting continues until Nov. 11, at

New Life Ministries hosts benefit auction

New Life Ministries will host its annual Benefit Auction on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 at First Merchants Heritage Hall located at the Huntington County Fairgrounds, 631 E. Taylor Street, Huntington. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., and doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets, $10 for adults, $5 for children age 7-12, are available by visiting The event is free for age 6 and younger.

Vike Athletics Dept. launches new website

 Huntington North High School Athletics is releasing a one-stop shop website encompassing team schedules, rosters and other valuable sports information. This is a new website separate from the existing HNHS page that holds only a singular tab for athletics. HNHS Athletic Director Jeremy Markham has been in the works planning an athletics website since he filled the position last summer. And now his planning is becoming a reality. This summer, Markham worked alongside HCCSC Public Relations Coordinator Eric Andrews preparing a new website through rSchoolToday.

Local bar and grill raised funds for Huntington animal shelter

Pictured, from left in the check presentation are Animal Shelter Director Ashley Cox; Animal Care Specialist, Roberta Whitacre; Brockhaus Owners, Rod and Rachel Brockhaus; Community Coordinator, Courtney Carpenter and Animal Care Specialist, Michael Laitinen. Photo provided
Pictured, from left in the check presentation are Animal Shelter Director Ashley Cox; Animal Care Specialist, Roberta Whitacre; Brockhaus Owners, Rod and Rachel Brockhaus; Community Coordinator, Courtney Carpenter and Animal Care Specialist, Michael Laiti

Rod and Rachel Brockhaus and Brockhaus Bar & Grill hosted a benefit event Saturday, Oct. 29. at 855 E. Market Street, Huntington. The event took place to assist the Huntington County Humane Society with various needs. Animals were available to see and hold and a chili cook-off was included. The establishment quickly became filled with pet-related donations. Attendees donated, sampled chili, and could pet a furry friend. Furry Fix, a nonprofit organization from Wabash, donated 10 homeless cat shelters that were sold for $20 each.

Arrests made in county jail inmate death

A recent death in the Huntington County jail has resulted in multiple arrests, according to the Indiana State Police. The Indiana State Police began an investigation into the death of an inmate at the Huntington County Jail after Nicholas Parks, 42, of Bunker Hill was found unresponsive around 3 a.m. Oct. 22. This investigation has led to additional charges on three inmates currently incarcerated in the Huntington County Jail.

Arrest made in '17 Delphi murders

Oct. 28, 2022, will be the day Carroll County remembers as “the day.”   On that day, Richard Allen, 50, of Delphi was officially charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of Abigail Williams and Liberty German, 2,086 days since the two young girls’ bodies were found near the Monon High Bridge in Delphi. On Feb. 13, 2017, Williams and German went missing while walking on a trail near the bridge. On Feb. 14, 2017, their bodies were discovered.