Decorative birdhouse


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Lisa Reinke, of Andrews, decorates a mini-birdhouse during a decorative mini-birdhouses session at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library on Saturday morning, Nov. 11. The event was sponsored by the Friends of the Andrews Library.

Strong second quarter propels Warsaw past Lady Vikes

Rileigh Johnson (second from left), a senior on the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team, attempts to get a shot off as defenders from visiting Warsaw converge on her position during the Lady Vikings’ home opener on Friday, Nov. 10. Huntington North lost, 55-48.
Photo by Steve Clark.

A strong second quarter helped propel visiting Warsaw to a 55-48 win over the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team on Friday, Nov. 10.

After leading by just a point at the end of the first quarter, 9-8, the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Vikings by a wide margin in the second, 18-9, to craft a 27-17 advantage going into the break. Coach Heidi Lawson’s squad tried catching up in the second stanza, but only managed to chip two points off the deficit by the close of three frames, 40-32, and one more beyond that by the end buzzer.

HU men outlast IU Northwest in Ness Bros. HOF tilt

Mason Coverstone (left), a junior on the Huntington University men’s basketball team, twists around a pair of defenders as he elevates for a layup during a game against visiting Indiana University Northwest in the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Tournament on Friday, Nov. 10. The Foresters beat the Redhawks, 99-92.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University men’s basketball team outlasted visiting Indiana University Northwest, 99-92, on Friday, Nov. 10, to advance to the championship game of the Ness Bros. Hall of Fame Tournament.

Sandra J. Strickland

Sandra Jo Strickland, 77, of Montpelier, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at 7:10 p.m. at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Mrs. Strickland graduated in 1958 from Marion High School and earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University, cum laude. She taught fourth grade at Montpelier Elementary School for 28 years. She was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association and Tri Kappa.

Michael L. Boring

Michael Lee Boring, 25, of Lagro, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Parkview Wabash Hospital.

Mr. Boring worked at TAS Grain Systems, in Wabash.

He was born Dec. 31, 1991, in Huntington and his survived by his father, Randy C. Boring, of Lagro, and his mother and stepfather, Iva and Scott Green, of North Manchester.

William E. Mitchell

William E. Mitchell, 90, of Indianapolis, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Westminster Village North, Indianapolis.

Mr. Mitchell served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired in 1989 from Fort Wayne Community Schools, where he had served as a high school teacher, dean of boys, coach and assistant principal. He had also owned and operated Amrico Business Services.

Thomas J. Heet

Thomas J. Heet, 73, of Plymouth, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.

Mr. Heet was employed by UPS for 30 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

He was born Dec. 17, 1943, in Plymouth to Henry Francis and Alvina W. Schroeder Heet. He married Jayne Lehman on Sept. 3, 1966, and she survives.

Norma 'Jean' Good

Norma “Jean” Good, 88, of Plymouth, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Heritage Point Assisted Living, in Mishawaka.

Mrs. Good was a homemaker. She was a member of the Marshall County Doll Club, Marshall County Home Economics Club, Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Methodist Church.

She was born May 29, 1929, in Delphos, OH, to Howard and Leta Garns Irick. She married David Good on Feb. 14, 1948, and he survives.

Flora Haynes

Flora Haynes, 85, of Marion, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Haynes had lived in the Gas City and Jonesboro areas for more than 50 years. She had worked at Crystal Laundry, in Jonesboro, and as a custodian at J.C. Knight School.

She was born May 24, 1932, in Derby, VA, to James and Laura Flannary Bishop. She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Junior Lawson, in 1972, and her second husband, Joe Danny Haynes, in 2008.

Fourth quarter run helps HU women hold off Holy Cross

A fourth-quarter run helped the Huntington University women’s basketball team dispatch host Holy Cross College, 77-64, on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

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