HNHS football player voted player of the night

Playing in the first home game of the season for the Huntington North Vikings, against Warsaw High School, is HNHS football player Aden Dennis. Dennis was voted “Week 2 Player of the Night” for his work at the Friday, Aug. 28, football game against Jay County. Dennis beat out 12 other nominees from area schools.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Huntington North football player Aden Dennis has been voted “Week 2 Player of the Night”, beating out 12 other nominees from area schools.

This nomination and win comes after Dennis ran for 90 yards on just five carries, adding a touchdown in a 47-8 win over Jay County on Friday, Aug. 28. The game at Jay County was the Vikings’ first win for the season.

Dennis earned nearly 42 percent of the 8,200 fan votes for “Week 2 Player of the Night.”

Etna Acres announces Senior Scramble results

Etna Acres has announced the results for the Tuesday, Sept. 1, Senior Scramble.

Vernon Leming and Steve McCammack received closest-to-the-pin honors on holes two and eight, respectively.
Bob Bishop and Phil Prater made longest drives on holes three and nine, respectively.

One chip-in was made by Bill Fulmer.

Winning with a score of 32 was the team of Steve Davis, John Carter, Clyde Smith and John Ayres. Second place, with a score of 33, was the team of Bob Bishop, Bill Fulmer and Jim Karst. Six teams shot 34.

Huntington North girls’ varsity golf wins over DeKalb, Mississinewa

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity golf team traveled to Bridgewater Golf Course on Monday, Aug. 31 to compete against DeKalb and Snider, coming out with an NE8 win against DeKalb.

The Lady Vikings shot a 198 against DeKalb’s 201, with Grace Dill leading the team with a 42. Close behind was Megan Stephan with a 50, Carley Roth with a 51, and 55’s for both Josie Eckert and Alex Hoch.
Snider won over both DeKalb and Huntington North with a score of 194.

Pathfinder Services searching for LaMont Award nominations before Thursday, Oct. 1

Pathfinder Services, Inc. is searching for an individual or organization in the community to be honored for making an extra effort to assist persons with developmental disabilities.  Nominations for the 35th Annual Herbert D. LaMont Award must be made by Thursday, Oct. 1.

The award is given in memory of Herbert D. LaMont, who was a major force in the development of services for persons with disabilities in Huntington County.  He was also an early supporter of Pathfinder Services, Inc.

Criteria used to select recipients:

Master Gardeners to host plant sale Saturday, Sept. 12, at Forks of Wabash

Master Gardeners Gary Hiatt (left) and Kay Lilie dig up and pot plants in the garden at the Upper Wabash Interpretive Center at Salamonie Reservoir. The Master Gardener’s fall plant sale will be Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Forks of the Wabash.
Photo provided.

The Huntington County Master Gardeners will have a fall plant sale on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Forks of the Wabash pavilion.

Perennials, including many hostas, will be for sale.

All proceeds go to scholarships and programs, which the Master Gardeners offer to the community.

The Master Gardeners maintain the gardens at the Forks of the Wabash, in Huntington and the Salamonie Reservoir.

Their next event will be the “Make It-Take It” program on Nov. 5.

Beta Delta Warren Chapter discusses business

Beta Delta Chapter from Warren held their first business meeting for the 2020-2021 year Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Knight-Bergman Civic Center.  President Pam Rudy called the meeting to order with 19 members repeating the chapter pledge.  The saying for the month was “Make it a September to remember.”

Holy Ghost Tent Revival to be held Sept. 10 to12 in Huntington

A Holy Ghost tent revival will be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, Friday, Sept. 11 and Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. nightly in the field located adjacent to Juergen’s Hardware.

Guest speakers on each night are:

• Thursday – Rev. Wayne Couch, Healing Waters Ministry.

• Friday – Evangelist Bethanie Burns, The Mission House Church.

• Saturday – Rev. Jim Splawn, The Mission House Church.

There will also be special singing and prayer for the sick every night.

Juergen’s Hardware is located at 2850 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Ivy Tech expands welding program at HNHS

Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne and Huntington North High School have expanded their welding dual-enrollment program to meet Huntington’s high industry demand for welders.

In fall 2019, Huntington North High School introduced welding into their technical education offering as part of a dual enrollment program with Ivy Tech Fort Wayne. Due to workforce demand and student interest, Ivy Tech Fort Wayne has hired an instructor to provide welding instruction at Huntington North High School on a full-time basis.

‘By the Book’ class procedures changed in lieu of pandemic restrictions on regular in-person teaching

By the Book will conduct classes differently this semester. 

Although instruction cannot be held in the Bible trailer this fall, the teachers are hoping to be able to resume regular classes second semester, with the proper guidelines.

In lieu of in-person classes, By the Book is planning to connect with third and fourth grade students in the county through mailers and online lessons, including music and videos.

Suicide Prevention Week observed with virtual program, help links through Purdue Extension

Sept. 6 through 12 is National Suicide Prevention Week. During this week, people nationwide will host vigils, seek education and offer resources to those struggling with suicidal thoughts.
Purdue Extension Huntington County is offering four virtual programs during this week:

• Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. – Virtual Trivia Game.

• Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 5 p.m. – Virtual Art Class.

• Thursday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. – Virtual Recovery Panel.

• Friday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m. – Virtual Self Care Party.


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