Hershell D. Hall

Hershell D. Hall, 68, formerly of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at 1:50 p.m. at Wellbrooke of Wabash Nursing Center.

Mr. Hall attended Warren Hillcrest Church of the Nazarene.

He was born Nov. 14, 1950, in Craynor, KY, to John B. and Francis Hall Hall. He married Margaret Holmes on Nov. 20, 1971, in Huntington, and she preceded him in death on April 26, 2018.

Marcene A. Hine

Marcene Anne Hine, 95, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having ties to Huntington County, IN, died Jan. 13, 2019, at Bethlehem Woods Nursing Home in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Hine graduated from Huntington Township High School in 1941. She was a long-time resident of Whitley County and member of St Joseph's Catholic Church in Roanoke. She retired from General Electric Company in Fort Wayne in 1984 with 20 years of service. She was active in a General Electric El Par retiree organization and volunteered at local hospitals and church functions.  

Robin L. King

Robin L. King, 59, of Pennville, and with family in Warren, IN, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at 12:27 p.m. at her residence.

Aschliman sets conference record in butterfly at NE8 meet

Allie Aschliman set a conference record in the 100-yard butterfly and earned first-team all-conference honors to highlight the day for the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team at the Northeast 8 Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Norwell.

Aschliman, a junior, won the 100 butterfly with a clocking of 1:01.24. She also earned runner-up honors in the 200-yard freestyle, touching the wall in 2:08.56. With those gold and silver efforts to her credit, she claimed one of the nine spots on the conference’s top team.

HNHS swimmers sixth at NE8 meet

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity swim team finished sixth at the Northeast 8 Conference Championship Meet on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Norwell.

The Vikings were paced by Keegan Mautz, who produced a pair of top 10 finishes. The senior claimed sixth in the 200-yard individual medley, clocking in at 2:24.48, and eighth in the 100-yard freestyle, in :57.63.

Freshman Colt Schulte also posted a sixth place finish for Huntington North, touching the wall in 1:04.57 in the 100-yard backstroke.

Terry L. Atkinson

Terry Leon Atkinson, of Van Buren, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at 8:12 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Atkinson graduated from Van Buren High School in 1957.  He worked at General Motors for 48 years as a tool and die maker, then as a machinist.

He was born to Herbert and Edith Coppock Atkinson in Jonesboro, where he grew up.  He then moved to Van Buren in his teens and resided there until his death. He married Velma Jean Han, and she preceded him in death in 2004.

Carlos A. Palacio

Carlos Arturo Palacio, 59, of Roanoke, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

Mr. Palacio had a strong affiliation with Anchor Community Church.

He was born Jan. 24, 1959. His father, Anibal, survives, as does his wife, Malinda.

Additional survivors are three daughters, Carla Sue (Jose) Castro, Jillian Noel Palacio and Kaitlin Hofrichter; a son, Ryan (Samantha) Hofrichter; three sisters, Alicia Elaine Caro, of Granger; Cindy Becerra, of Tampa, FL; and Catalina (Mauricio Gallo) Palacio, of Colombia, South America; and four grandchildren.

Patsy R. Reese

Patsy R. Reese, 91, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family in Roanoke, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Coventry Meadows in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Reese attended Ball State University. She was a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star 432, a member of Pi Omicron Sorority, Kappa Chi Delta and the Fort Wayne Women's Chapter Golf Association.

She was born in Centerville to John Floyd and Annis Dynes. She married Revere Reese Jr. on Aug. 17, 1947, and he preceded her in death after 68 years of marriage.

Horace Mann announces honor roll students for second quarter of year

Horace Mann Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the second quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

All A’s

Fifth Grade
Elias Ball, Laurel Bradford, Lynnsey Degitz, Myah Eltzroth, Hudson Follis, Brooke Hamming, Carleigh Horn, Izabelle Jones, Molly Ross, Lucie Smith, Addison Strine and Aidan Thornburgh.

Challenges of raising children meet set for Jan. 31

Megan Friesen, a member of the Active Living council, fields responses for Huntington University students about questions she posed to them regarding the parent discussion group meetings to be held at Crestview Middle School on Jan. 31.
Photo provided.

A meeting to discuss the challenges of raising a child will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m. at the Crestview Middle School cafeteria.

The focus of the agenda is for people to share ideas about how to deal with real child raising issues and help them become happy, productive adults.

For more information contact Dr. Stanley L. Bippus at 224-6635.

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