Randall L. Frederick

Randall L. Frederick, 68, of North Manchester, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN,  died Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Timbercrest Senior Living Community, North Manchester.

Mr. Frederick was sole proprietor of Frederick Electronics, North Manchester. He also worked at GTE for many years. He became an ordained minister in 2000. He was previously a member of Missionary Church, North Manchester. He was an elder of Outreach at Missionary Church and taught men’s discipleship class.

Vikings sweep Anderson

Huntington North pitcher Mason Landrum gets ready to release the ball homeward during the first game of a doubleheader with visiting Anderson on Saturday, May 19.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team swept a doubleheader with visiting Anderson, winning 4-3 and 11-6 on Saturday, May 19.

In the opening game, which lasted 10 innings, senior Collin Landrum led the Vikings with three hits and a run batted in. Senior Elliott Lesperance notched two RBI while senior Jarret Gray and junior Levi Bennett both registered a pair of base pokes.

Keegan Bartrom pitched the final two innings for Huntington North, 23-4, to pick up the win. The junior, 1-0, held Anderson hitless and scoreless while striking out two and walking three.

Virginia Rust

Virginia Rust, 93, of Wabash, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died May 19, 2018, at 3:20 a.m., at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

Mrs. Rust was a 1942 graduate of Swayzee High School and a graduate of the Wayne University of Beauty Culture in Fort Wayne. She was a retired beautician and a homemaker. She was a member of the Lebanon United Methodist Church.

She was born July 15, 1924, in Grant County to Marshall R. and Grace M. Berry Spiker. She married Alfred Rust on Aug. 1, 1945, in Marion, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 28, 2002.

Elmira J. Deal

Elmira J. Deal, 98, formerly of Bippus, IN, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 11:20 a.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation, Huntington, where she had been a resident for the past nine years.

Food, entertainment, information on tap at 14th annual Senior Expo

Several members of the Alley Kats dance troupe, from Fort Wayne, perform a Mexican-themed tap number at last year’s Huntington County Senior Expo, at the Merillat Complex at Huntington University. The troupe will again be part of the entertainment for this year’s Expo, set for Thursday, May 24.
TAB file photo

At the Huntington County Council on Aging’s annual Senior Expo visitors will sit for the entertainment, sign up for door prizes and take home information from the more than 80 vendors in attendance. But it’s the food they line up for.

School board to hold executive session Tuesday for training

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will meet in executive session on Tuesday, May 22, at 5 p.m. at Huntington North High School, 450 MacGahan St., Huntington.

The purpose of the meeting will be to train school board members with an outside consultant about the performance of the role of the members as public officials.

Executive sessions are closed to the public.

Healing Waters offers new food pantry

Healing Waters Ministry is offering a free food pantry, open to all, on May 24, June 28, July 28 and Aug. 23 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. each date.

More dates will follow.

The pantry offers canned and boxed food, paper and cleaning products, hygiene and baby products.

Healing Waters Ministry is located at 5811W-606S, Mt. Etna.

Andrews High School alums invited to join on float for Heritage Days

The Andrews Alumni Association officers have announced that an entry is being planned for the Huntington Heritage Days Parade.

Alumni, friends, residents and students are invited to join in representing Andrews High School Cardinals in the parade.

For more information, contact Angie Pearson at 356-8674 or Phil Ruppert at 786-3253.

Roanoke library offers adult coloring

Roanoke Public Library will again offer an adult coloring session on Thursday, May 24, at 7 p.m. at the library, 314 N. Main St., Suite 120, Roanoke.

Supplies will be available for coloring only; however, participants may bring their own craft or coloring supplies.

For more information, call the library at 672-2989.

Food pantry fund-raiser

United Hearts Ministries-Harvest House Food Pantry in Van Buren will be placing a bid on a new location and is offering churches and individuals the opportunity to help with the purchase of the new location. They will be purchasing the old bank on First Street, in front of the new Van Buren Fire Barn.

This food pantry is entirely supported by Van Buren and surrounding communities and does not receive food or funds from the federal or state government.

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