HU spikers fall in 4 to Taylor

The Huntington University volleyball team fell to host Taylor University, 1-3, on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

The Foresters gutted out a 28-26 win in the opening set, but lost by scores of 10-25, 13-25 and 19-25 in the ensuing frames to drop the match.

Huntington, 9-21, 5-9 in the Crossroads League, was paced by sophomore Paige Eakright, who produced 11 kills. Brandy Michie and Lindsay Ingenito both added eight kills. Jenna Tacosik helped facilitate the scoring with 20 assists. She also got in on the scoring herself with a pair of aces.

Mark D. Fisher

Mark Douglas Fisher, 35, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 5:41 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Fisher graduated from Huntington North High School in 2001 and worked at Koch Nitrogen Co. in Huntington for 10 years. He also worked in security at CF Industries in Huntington. He was head coach for the Whitko High School varsity baseball team for six years, and he was a baseball coach for the Summit City Sluggers.

He was born Dec. 25, 1982, in Huntington to Doug and Tina (Laurie) Fisher. They survive in Huntington.

Terry R. Sommers

Terry Ray Sommers, 64, of Andrews, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, at 3:33 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Sommers worked as a millwright for Ford Motor Company Lincoln Division for more than 30 years, retiring in November 2008.

He was born April 4, 1954, in Battle Creek, MI, to Eugene L. and Patricia Erskin Sommers. He married Sue Ellen Stallings on Nov. 28, 1974, and she survives.

Thomas Richhart

Thomas Richhart, 68, of Huntington, died Oct. 16,  2018, at Heritage Pointe in Huntington.

Mr. Richhart graduated from Huntington High School in 1969. After serving in various capacities for companies in his career, he retired from working in 2010 with nearly 30 years at ITT.

He was born April 12, 1950, in Detroit, MI, to Robert Richhart and Peggy Head Duvall. His wife of 39 years, Janet, preceded him in death.

Charles A. 'Chuck' Slagal

Charles A. "Chuck" Slagal, 74, of rural Lagro, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 3:59 p.m., at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Slagal worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 2008 after 43 years. He was a member of the Lagro American Legion Post 248, and was a life member of the Wabash Moose Lodge.

He was born Jan. 25, 1944, in Wabash to Albert Fred and Mary Waggoner Slagal. He married Rebecca "Becky" Baker France at the Lagro American Legion on Oct. 30, 1993, and she survives.

Angela 'Angie' Cook

Angela “Angie” Cook, 49, of Gas City, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 12:39 p.m. at Marion General Hospital.

Mrs. Cook was the manager at McClure Oil.

She was born July 26, 1969, in Marion to John Myers and Candace Ruth Sanders. Her father, John (Dana) Myers, survives, as does her mother, Candace (Charles) Sanders. She married Jeff Cook on Aug. 18, 2016, and he also survives.

List events for week of Oct. 22-26 at Huntington County Senior Center

Here is a listing of events happening in October at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Oct. 22

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 23

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24

• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 25

Huntington Parks & Rec Dept. sets Pumpkin Hunt for Oct. 24 at fairgrounds

Huntington Parks & Recreation Department will have its annual Pumpkin Hunt on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall on the Huntington County Fairgrounds and at nearby Hier’s Park, 547 S. Briant St., Huntington.

Activities for kids begin at 7 p.m.

Visit huntington.in.us or call 358-2323 ext. 2502 for more information.

Trinity Handbell Ensemble at Evensong Concert

The October concert of the Evensong Concert Series of Trinity United Methodist Church will be a program on Sunday, Oct. 28, by the Trinity Handbell Ensemble.

The concert will begin at 4 p.m.

The Schulmerich English handbells that are a part of worship at Trinity, as well as other times and places, were given as a memorial gift to Trinity 40 years ago this month. In honor of this anniversary, the Handbell Ensemble will present a concert of gospel songs, hymns and song music from Broadway and Disney.

Mt. Etna UMC to host Holiday Bazaar on Oct. 27

The Mt. Etna United Methodist Church will have its 2018 Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, located at the corner of Ind.-9 and Ind.-124 in Mt. Etna.

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