State of the community

Photo by André B. Laird.

Local investment advisor Seth Marshall (right) talks about the state of lending during the current lean economic times during a panel discussion on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Horace Mann Education Center in Huntington. The discussion, hosted by the Huntington Leadership Academy, also included (from left) Tracey Shafer, superintendent of the Huntington County Community School Corporation; Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters; Mark Wickersham, executive director of Huntington County Economic Development; and Ed Farris, agriculture and natural resource educator with the Huntington County office of Purdue Extension.