Salamonie Senior Luncheon is Feb. 3 at the Interpretive Center

The monthly Salamonie Senior Luncheon will be  held at noon on Monday, Feb. 3, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center. Anyone age 50 or older is welcome to attend.

UWIS interpretive naturalist Lynnanne Fager will share her personal experiences with Indiana bald eagles.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. Chicken and noodles and mashed potatoes 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.

New councilman for Third District


Photo by Scott Trauner.

New Huntington City Councilman Jerry Meehan (left) swears on a Bible held by his wife, Laura (back) while City Clerk-Treasurer Christi McElhaney administers the oath of office during a swearing in ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at the Huntington City Building. Meehan represents the Third District.

New councilman at large


Photo by Scott Trauner.

New Huntington City Councilman P.J. Felton (left) swears on a Bible held by his fiancée Paige Dilts while City Clerk-Treasurer Christi McElhaney administers the oath of office during a swearing in ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at the Huntington City Building. Felton is an at-large councilman.

Dr. Wynder to be featured speaker for next YMCA Lunch and Learn

Dr. Stephen Wynder
Photo provided.

Talking about how to deal with joint pain, Dr. Stephen Wynder will be the featured speaker for the upcoming Lunch and Learn at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA on Jan. 22.

The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the YMCA. This month’s lunch is provided by Stryker, a medical device company which supplies products and services to Parkview Huntington Hospital.

There is no cost to attend; however, registration is required and may be completed by calling 359-9622 or stopping by the YMCA.

Local Soil and Water Conservation District to meet on Jan. 21

The Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the District Office, located at 2040 Riverfork Drive, Huntington.

The meeting is open to the public.

New Year’s in the pits

Mark Burton (left), 9, and Riley Taylor, 9, face off in the gaga pit as they celebrate at the New Year’s party held at the Parkview Boys & Girls Club, in Huntington, on Monday, Dec. 30. Kids rung in 2020 at the club by participating in various games and activities.

Scheiber joins Edward Jones office

Local resident Nick Scheiber has joined the Jim Scheiber Edward Jones team in Huntington.

The office’s financial advisor, Jim Scheiber, said that on a given day, Nick Scheiber’s duties could include processing client trade transactions, providing clients with receipts for money and securities and assisting in the planning of seminars and special promotions.

Nick Scheiber joins Wendy Adams, who is responsible for the daily operation of the branch, top-level client service and marketing support for Jim Scheiber’s activities.

ADTPL’s ‘Library Brew’ to feature family trip

The Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library’s “Library Brew” program continues on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 2 p.m., featuring the Krumanaker family and their experiences at Isle Royale National Park.

Isle Royale is a remote island in Lake Superior off the upper peninsula of Michigan. No wheeled vehicles are allowed on the island, and there is no permanent population.

EMA announces mtgs.

The Huntington County Emergency Management Agency’s Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet four times this year.

Meetings will be held on the following dates:

Jan. 29, 9 a.m., Parkview Huntington Hospital, basement.

April 29, 9 a.m., Huntington County Health Department.

July 29, 9 a.m., Huntington County Community Learning Center.

Oct. 28, 9 a.m., Huntington Fire Station 3.

The Local Emergency Planning Committee discusses community preparedness for crises.

For more information, call the Huntington County EMA at 358-4870.

22nd-ranked Foresters lose to 13th-ranked Cougars

The 22nd-ranked Huntington University women’s basketball team fell to 13th-ranked University of Saint Francis, 68-53, on Saturday, Jan. 4, in the Hutzell Athletic Center in Fort Wayne.

The Foresters, 13-3, trailed by only four points at 53-49 entering the fourth quarter, but USF, 12-3, locked things up with a 15-4 advantage in the frame.

Sam Hammel had team-highs of 15 points and five assists to lead HU. Sarah Fryman added 13 points and a team-high seven rebounds.

Lauren McBryar topped all scorers with 22 points and Kara Gerka had 14 for Saint Francis.

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