HU women bowlers fourth at WHAC Jamboree

The Huntington University women’s bowling team placed fourth at the WHAC Jamboree II, held Saturday, Nov. 9, in Grandville, MI.

The Foresters posted a score of 6,357. Amber Elliott led the team with a singles score of 801, good for a 200.25 per-game average. She finished sixth individually to miss making the all-tournament team by just 17 pins.

HU keglers ninth at WHAC Jamboree

The Huntington University men’s bowling team placed ninth at the WHAC Jamboree II, held Saturday, Nov. 9, in Grandville, MI.

The Foresters posted a score of 6,693. They were led by Austin Schultz, who averaged a 191 to claim 21st place individually.

Garry L. Baker

Garry L. Baker, 75, of Fort Wayne, IN, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.

Mr. Baker graduated high school in June 1962. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1968.

He was born Feb. 13, 1944, in Green City, MO, to Herman and Cecile Daniel Baker. He married Dianne M. Baker on Sept. 25, 1965, in Friend, NB, and she preceded him in death in 2009. He married Belinda Jones Baker on July 6, 2013, and she survives.

Kristin M. Miller

Kristie Mae Miller, 52, of Wabash, IN, and having ties to Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Nov.13, 2019, at 1:16 a.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Ms. Miller was a 1985 graduate of Wabash High School, and attended Ball State University. She worked at the Our Sunday Visitor in Huntington, and had also worked at Kroger in Wabash many years.

She was born June 23, 1967, in Wabash to Lorin "J.D." and Gaye Davis Miller. Her mother survives in Wabash.

Daryl G. Weaver

Daryl G. Weaver, 49, of Bluffton, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Sunday morning, Nov. 10, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Weaver was a 1989 graduate of Bluffton High School. He was self-employed for many years in the construction industry.

He was born Jan. 17, 1970, in Bluffton to Ronnie K. and Sue A. Barnes Weaver.  His mother survives in Bluffton.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Alexis Sue Timms–Weaver, of Huntington; and two sisters, Ronda (James) Wilson and Tina Bennett, both of Bluffton.

Putting the ‘human’ factor on Alzheimer’s

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Richard Gunderman, M.D., a chancellor’s professor from Indiana University, speaks about Alzheimer’s disease and caring for those suffering from the disease on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Huntington City-Township Public Library. Gunderman participated in the lecture as part of National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The Huntington branch will have another event, “Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease,” on Monday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.

Chapman’s reopens

Photo by Steve Clark.

Chapman’s Brewing Company – Huntington Taproom held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its grand reopening on Friday, Nov. 8. The taproom now features a kitchen run by Jason Winterfeld, of JB’s Cuisine Machine.

Patriotic tunes

Photo by Steve Clark.

Singer/pianist Stephanie Shultz performs for Heritage Pointe of Huntington residents during the assisted living facility’s Veterans Day program on Monday, Nov. 11. Shultz performed a variety of patriotic tunes for the audience, which included several veterans.

Fill’er up

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington North High School students Scott Bowers (left) and Rebecca Paolillo put canned goods and boxes of macaroni and cheese into bags on Monday, Nov. 11, at Central Christian Church. The bags, of various sizes and prices, will be sold at HNHS basketball games on Nov. 16, Nov. 22, Dec. 6 and Dec. 14, to help stock the Love In the Name of Christ food pantry.

Pas de deux

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Torion Pickett (right) and his partner, Mandie Kolkman, of the Fort Wayne Dance Collective, perform for the audience at the Huntington County Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 11. Four dancers presented a program of various dance styles, part of the Honeywell Foundation Senior Outreach Program.


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