Lacy N. Millard

Lacie Nicole Millard, 25, of Hartford City, IN, and formerly of Warren, IN, died Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Ms. Millard was a 2012 graduate of Huntington North High School.

She was born Nov. 29, 1992, in Elkhart. Her mother, Judy Reith, survives in Hartford City, and her father, Denny Millard, survives in Gas City.

Also surviving are two sisters, Libbie Millard and Samantha Millard; her maternal grandparents, Richard and Phyllis Reith; and her fiancé, Adam Slusher.

Leaf pick-up in Huntington to start on Oct. 29

Leaf pickup for the City of Huntington will begin Oct. 29, weather permitting.

Leaf collection can occur on any day of the designated collection week. Residents must have leaves ready for pickup by 7 a.m. on the first Monday of their designated pickup week.

Residents whose gar-bage is picked up each Monday (Zone 1) will have leaf collection starting in that area that first week and will continue for Zones 2 through 5.

There will be no leaf collection on Nov. 22, Nov. 23, Dec. 24 and Dec. 25.

Preparing leaves for pickup:

School board to meet in exec session Oct. 22

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will meet in executive session on Monday, Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Salamonie Elementary School. The board will begin its regular meeting at 7 p.m.

The discussion will focus on litigation that is either pending or has been threatened specifically in writing.

Executive sessions are not open to the public.

Candy at New Life Thrift Store

The New Life Ministries Thrift Store and Meal Ministry will each pass out candy from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Halloween night, Wednesday, Oct. 31.

The thrift store is located at 61 W. State St. and the Meal Ministry is at 323 N. Jefferson St., both in Huntington.

HNHS bowler rolls perfect game

Corbin Snow, a member of the Huntington North High School boys’ bowling team, bowled a perfect game at The Brown Bowl, in Portland, on Saturday, Oct. 13.

Snow, 16, achieved his 300 during a competition between Huntington North and the Blue Jay High Rollers.

The perfect game was the first of Snow’s bowling career.

UB Block coming back to life from edge of demolition

Restoration Specialist Julio Cruz works on the stained-glass window outside the Odd Fellows Hall building in the UB Block, in Huntington, on Friday, Oct. 12. Cruz’s work is a part of a rehabilitation project that commenced at the UB Block this past March. The project, which will see the UB Block refurbished and house apartments, plus spaces for Huntington University and Pathfinder Services, is almost halfway complete.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Jon Anderson’s favorite projects are the ones that almost don’t happen.

Anderson is the president and chief executive officer of AP Development LLC, an Indianapolis-based real estate development company that is overseeing the rehabilitation of Huntington’s UB Block. It’s a project that qualifies as one of Anderson’s favorites because it has saved historic buildings for which demolition loomed.

Enchanted 5K female winners

Female winners of the Enchanted Acres 5K on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Salamonie School are (from left) Breanna Leidig, second place; Katelynn McMillan, first place; and Alexis Leidig, third place.

Enchanted 5K male winners


Photo provided.

Male winners of the Enchanted Acres 5K on Saturday, Oct. 13 at Salamonie School are (from left) Rhett Gilbert, first place; Chase Elkins, second place; and Jonathan McMillan, third place.

Application deadline Oct. 31 for house internship

College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington).

House internships are paid positions during the legislative session lasting from January through April. Leonard said while employed full time at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, interns can develop valuable skills while working one-on-one with state legislators and staff.

Friesen to give vaping presentation

Meg Friesen will give a community health presentation on vaping on Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Friesen, corporation nurse for the Huntington County Community School Corporation, will talk about the history of the vaping industry, vaping options and how vaping devices work. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions.

The presentation is free.

The Huntington branch is located at 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

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