By Katelynn Farley - Wednesday, March 16, 2022 9:01 AM
During the Monday, March 14, meeting of the Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) Board of Trustees, the matter of renovating Huntington North High School (HNHS) was once again brought to the table for discussion.
Submitted by Huntington County Community School Corporation - Monday, March 7, 2022 8:28 AM
Huntington County Community School Corporation (HCCSC) will be pursuing extensive renovations at Huntington North High School (HNHS) over the coming three years as part of the corporation’s 2022 $25 million bonds becoming available under the current tax structure.
The funding has become available as a result of Crestview Middle School being fully paid off at the end of 2023, which will allow HCCSC to begin selling bonds for up to $25 million beginning in September of 2022. As such, there will not be an increase of taxes.
Submitted by HUNTINGTON COUNTY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION - Friday, March 4, 2022 12:03 PM
Photo provided by Huntington County Community School Corporation
The Board of School Trustees formally approved John Trout as HCCSC’s new Assistant Superintendent for Business & Classified Staff during the Monday, Feb. 28, board meeting.
Trout had been serving in the role on an interim basis since January prior to Monday’s unanimous decision to promote him to the full-time role.
By KATELYNN FARLEY - Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:18 PM
During the Wednesday, Feb. 16, Markle Town Council meeting, a proposal to make a change for the usual election of officers was made by current Council President Matthew Doss.
The election of officers took place to open the meeting, and all positions remained the same. Doss was elected President and Nick Lund was elected Vice President. This election traditionally would have taken place in January, but due to council member Blake Caley being absent for that meeting, it was delayed.
Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:08 PM
In compliance with the IC 5-14-1.5-6.1 The Trustees of the Roanoke Public Library will convene Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m, preceding the regular meeting, in Executive Session in the Library’s program room for employee performance evaluations.
The Roanoke Public Library Board Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. that day in the program room.
Saturday, February 26, 2022 2:05 PM
With the help of the CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan, about 10,300 families in Senate District 19 will experience reduced costs once their child enrolls in a higher education institute, said State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle).
CollegeChoice Savings Plans are flexible and tax-advantaged investment tools used to help individuals and families save for higher education and reduce loan debt. As of December 2021, savings within the CollegeChoice program exceeded $6.8 billion, with about $95 million held by Senate District 19 families.
By KATELYNN FARLEY - Sunday, February 20, 2022 11:33 AM
More than a dozen residents of the town of Roanoke were present during the Tuesday, Feb. 15, Roanoke Town Council meeting to share their thoughts, opinions and concerns regarding a proposed special events application.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 4:45 PM
During the Monday, Feb. 14, Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees meeting, members of the Salamonie School chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) presented trustees with gifts of appreciation in honor of School Board Recognition Month.
The NEHS President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer were all in attendance, along with school counselor Melinda Huber. The students each addressed the board, explaining a little bit of the history behind School Board Recognition Month and the gifts that were given to the trustees.
Monday, February 14, 2022 3:43 PM
An emerging Huntington Police Department leader’s promotion to sergeant was made official during a ceremony on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 9, at the City Building.
Friday, February 11, 2022 11:59 AM
Photo by Katelynn Farley
During the Tuesday, Feb. 8, City Council meeting at the Huntington City Building, Mayor Richard Strick presented the 2022 State of the City address, detailing the hard work that had been done during 2021 and looking to the future of Huntington. Council members, as well as several city department heads, were present to hear what Strick had to say.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 11:26 AM
Due to the holiday on Monday, Feb. 14, the Huntington Democrats will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the UAW Union Hall in Roanoke.
The 6:30 p.m. meeting will feature, via Zoom, former Representative Jill Long Thompson.
Anyone needing transportation to the meeting may contact huntington
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Masks are required in attendance of the meeting.
Friday, February 4, 2022 2:46 PM
On Wednesday, Jan. 19, the Markle Town Council met for the first council gathering of the year. Although they were without councilman Blake Caley, they were able to proceed with two of the three council members in attendance and Clerk-Treasurer Stephenie Hensley attending via Zoom.
Friday, February 4, 2022 2:45 PM
Terry Miller, of Huntington County Council, was one of about 200 county officials from around the state who attended the Association of Indiana Counties’ (AIC) 2022 Legislative Conference. Several other local officials were also in attendance.
County officials met with the legislators to express their concern about local government issues at this two-day event sponsored by AIC. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis on Jan. 25 and 26.
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 11:27 AM
Congressman Jim Banks has filed to run for re-election to represent the third District of Indiana and continue fighting for Hoosiers and all Americans. Congressman Banks is running for his fourth term in the United States House of Representatives and has been serving the people of Indiana since 2010, first as a State Senator and as their representative in Washington, DC since 2017.
By Lori Overmyer - Tuesday, February 1, 2022 11:20 AM
Although House Bill No. 1134 addresses other issues, it’s primarily considered an education bill.
The bill outlines guidelines for selecting curricular materials with the assistance of advisory committees, teacher education, teacher expectations to maintain licensure, classroom and lesson transparency and counseling for students.