Band to minister at Faith Community COG

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The contemporary Christian band, Alanna Story, will minister in a concert at Faith Community Church of God on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 10:15 a.m. The group has performed both nationally and internationally and has released five recording projects. The church is located at 3615 N. Norwood Rd., Huntington.

Indiana State Sen. Zay files for chance to keep District 17 seat

Andy Zay
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Republican Andy Zay has filed to run for election in Indiana State Senate District 17.

Serving since 2016, Zay represents Wabash County and portions of Grant, Huntington and Whitley counties. He was chosen to complete the term of former State Sen. Jim Banks, who was elected to Indiana’s Third Congressional District in 2016.

Crop workshops offer dicamba herbicides application training

Crop grower workshops are set for Friday, Feb. 16, in Huntington and Fort Wayne.

The sessions are at the First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds, and at the Allen County Extension Office, located at 4001 Crescent Ave. in Fort Wayne.

‘Breakfast with Candidates’ Feb. 24

The Huntington County Republican Party will be holding the next “Breakfast with the Candidates” on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the VFW Post 2689 in Huntington, 220 W. Park Drive. Breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m., with speakers to begin at 9 a.m.

Featured speakers at this breakfast are U.S. Senate candidate Todd Rokita, Circuit Court Judge candidate Davin Smith, County Clerk candidate Rena Claus, County Auditor candidate Jill Landrum and Huntington Township Trustee candidate E.J. Carroll.

Two HCCSC schools to receive grants for reading improvements

Flint Springs and Lincoln elementary schools are among Hoosier schools receiving 2018 School Improvement Grants.

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced more than $5.3 million will be allocated to six schools and are made available to support student achievement in Title I schools.

Flint Springs and Lincoln each received $40,000, according to Huntington County Community School Corporation Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Chad Daugherty.

Ouabache history at next Salamonie Sr. Luncheon

The monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon will be Monday, March 5, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center. Guest speaker Shelly Reed will present “Ouabache: Then and Now,” an overview of Ouabache State Park history.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. A main lasagna dish will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service. A small donation will be accepted.

Reservations may be made by calling 468-2127.

Upper Wabash Interpretive Services ( is located at 3691 S. New Holland Rd., Andrews.

Huntington County has several in attendance at AIC Legislative Conference

Huntington County commissioners Tom Wall and Larry Buzzard, County Councilman Terry Miller and County Clerk Kittie Keiffer, along with about 300 county officials from around the state attended the Association of Indiana Counties’ (AIC) 2018 County Legislative Conference.

The two-day event was held at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis Jan 30 and 31.

Two locals with Purdue Glee Club at Honeywell

Two Huntington students, William Murray and Kelsey Hoke, will perform with the Purdue Glee Club and the Purduettes Friday, April 13, in the Ford Theater in Wabash.

Founded in 1893, the Purdue Varsity Glee Club is one of the proudest and richest traditions of Purdue University and the State of Indiana.

Celebrating music of all genres with a vast repertoire including pop, classical, contemporary, country, swing, patriotic, Broadway, gospel and jazz, the Purduettes represent the brightest and best from a variety of majors.

Show night dining is available.

Shepherd’s Pantry to distribute on Feb. 15

The Shepherd’s Food Pantry in Andrews will hold a food distribution event on Thursday, Feb. 15, between the hours of 10 a.m. and noon for Andrews/Dallas Township area residents.

The distribution will be at the Lions Clubhouse, located at 365 Leedy Lane (at the ball diamonds). No appointment is necessary. Food will be distributed on a first come, first served basis..

Huntington library now has mobile hotspots for check out

Beginning today, Monday, Feb. 12, adult library card holders will be able to enjoy free mobile Internet access thanks to devices available for checkout from the Huntington City-Township Public Library.

This is the day the library will start lending mobile hotspots, which will give users unlimited 4G LTE connectivity. People who lack Internet access because they can’t afford it or because conventional Internet service isn’t available at their homes will be able to use the hotspots to connect, browse and stream from any device with WiFi capability.


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