Pomp & Plenty set for weekend

With the theme “Back in Time,” the Huntington North High School Varsity Singers and band will perform in the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert, Nov. 17 and 18, in the high school auditorium.
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The Varsity Singers of Huntington North High School invite the public to “go back in time” and experience their upcoming show choir presentation during the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert on Nov. 17 and 18.

The concert, held in the newly renovated high school auditorium, will begin at 3 p.m. and repeat at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, and also at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Info meet for Markle high-speed

Huntington and Wells county economic development organizations, in conjunction with the Markle Chamber of Commerce, will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Markle Fire Department, 150 W. Sparks St., Markle.

The purpose of the meeting is to engage residents of Markle about the potential to provide high-speed fiber Internet service to the community.

Input gathered at the meeting will help guide the Town of Markle on future steps to be taken toward broadband connectivity.

County vets to be among those featured on TV program tonight

Leo Scheer, a resident at Heritage Pointe of Huntington, tries on virtual reality goggles showing a tour of the Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., and veterans memorial monuments. He, along with co-resident veterans Bill Jones and Bob Gernand, will be featured in a program to be shown tonight, Monday, Nov. 12, on WANE-TV.
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Some of Huntington’s most distinguished military veterans will be featured in an upcoming television program honoring Northeast Indiana’s veterans.

Leo Scheer, Bob Gernand and Bill Jones, all residents of Heritage Pointe of Huntington, were the stars of a video shoot that took place Oct. 31, according to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana Board Member Michael Thena. The trio are part of several area veterans who will be featured in “Veterans Voices of Northeast Indiana: Honoring Those Who Serve,” which will air on WANE-TV tonight, Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.


Photo by Steve Clark.

A trio of students in Huntington University’s Achieving Balance in Life through Education program pack grocery bags at Love In the Name of Christ’s Stuff a Truck event on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Owen’s North, in Huntington. The students are (from left) Michael Paff, Eric Houser and Hope Green. The bags were available for the grocery’s customers to purchase, who then donated them to the Love INC Food Pantry.

Glenwood to hold fall meet Nov. 14

The Glenwood Cemetery Association will hold its fall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Roanoke Heritage Center located at 162 W. Second St., Roanoke.

The public is welcome.

Saintly students

Photo by Steve Clark.

Fourth-graders at Huntington Catholic School dressed up as saints on Friday, Nov. 2, in honor of All Saints’ Day, which was the day prior. Pictured are (first row from left) Xavier Tinoco, Damen Ball, Zariah Tinoco, Charyln Brown and Lena Eckinger; (second row from left) Eric Plascencia, Noah Stetzel, Karlie Holzinger and Mia Mendoza; and (third row from left) Grace Reust, Jesus Mendoza, Jackson Garrott, Kaydence Davis and Roberto Cano. The students showed off their costumes during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Birthday books

Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their November birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (from left) Jebbie Burnard and Mellie Burnard, both kindergartners; and Lillian Brumbaugh and Baden Craig, both sixth-graders. Not pictured is Rebecca Barnard, third grade. The school recognized the students on Friday, Nov. 2, during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Pathfinder honors Sather, three more at annual dinner

Allan Sather (left) receives the 2018 Pathfinder Services Herbert D. LaMont Award from LaMont’s daughter, Diane Adams, on behalf of his brother, Britt Sather, owner of the Huntington McDonald’s restaurant.  The award was presented during the Pathfinder Services annual recognition dinner held Thursday, Nov. 8.
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The annual Pathfinder Services recognition dinner honored one of its board members Thursday, Nov. 8, by creating a new award in his honor.

Chant Thompson, who is retiring from the board after serving eight years, was lauded for his achievements on behalf of the organization by board Vice Chair Paula Whiting. Thompson served two three-year terms followed by two years on the advisory commission.

“Because of his leadership, we have a very diverse board,” she said. “He’s very engaged in the mission of Pathfinder Services.”

Hancher Award

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The recipient of the 2018 Timothy Hancher Direct Support Service Award, Heather Green (third from left) is surrounded by members of the Hancher Family (from left) Bill Hancher, Ellie Hancher and (at right) Barb Hancher. Green, who was presented the award at the organization’s annual dinner on Thursday, Nov. 8, also received $1,000 from Pathfinder Services and the Hancher family.

Former local is new FWFD lieutenant

Former Huntington resident Chad Bauer (left) stands as his son, Logan Bauer, pins him during a ceremony held Thursday, Nov. 8, promoting the elder Bauer to the rank of lieutenant on the Fort Wayne Fire Department.
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Former Huntington resident and HNHS graduate Chad Bauer has been promoted to lieutenant on the Fort Wayne Fire Department. The promotion took place Thursday, Nov. 8, at Citizens Square.

Bauer is a 14-year veteran of the department, member of the hazmat team and several FWFD committees and a graduate of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne.

His son, Logan Bauer, pinned him during the ceremony.


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