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Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Desiree Bell (left) watches as Nancy Disbro, director of the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library, shows her how to apply glue to her handcrafted fidget spinner. Several teens attended the library program on Tuesday, Nov. 7, learning how to make several types of fidget spinners.

Salute to veterans


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Students of Flint Springs Elementary School sing a patriotic song as part of an all-school salute to veterans on Friday, Nov. 10, in the school gymnasium. The program was presented to a standing room only crowd of parents, grandparents and others, many of whom served in the armed forces.

Swapping books


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Joann Sailors, of Huntington goes over a list of books she wants to swap at the Community Book Swap, held Saturday, Nov. 4, at Huntington Church of the Brethren. Readers can trade their books for others twice per month, on the first Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon and on the third Thursday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. A story time for children is held in an adjacent room during the event.

Flint Springs announces honor roll students for first quarter

Flint Springs Elementary School has announced the names of students who earned honor roll status for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.
They are:

All A’s
Third grade
Micah Barnum, Alice Friesen, Claire Herendeen, Lilly Hopkins, Audrey Hosier, Ava Lahr, Shaylyn Lujon, Isaiah Mobley, Cecilia Pearson, Ryne Scott, Jaysa Tingle and Kaylin VanParis.

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches to be closed on Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23 and 24, in observance of Thanksgiving.

Branches will resume regularly scheduled business hours on Saturday, Nov. 25.

To complete an online transaction, visit myBMV.com.

History of 'Taps'


Photo by Steve Clark.

Thomas Aquinas Parker reads the history of “Taps,” the bugle call that is played during military funerals, during the Huntington Veterans Day Ceremony at Memorial Park on Saturday, Nov. 11. Parker is the grandson of Thomas Parker, a Navy corpsman who died in the Vietnam War. A bronze statue commemorating the fallen Parker, whose body was never recovered, was unveiled during the ceremony.

Huey fllight


Photo by Steve Clark.

An American Huey 369 that was flown in the Vietnam War passes over Memorial Park during the Huntington Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Veterans Day fly-over


Photo by Steve Clark.

A pair of fighter planes fly over Memorial Park during the Huntington Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11.

Veterans Day Parade


Photo by Steve Clark.

Walkers in the Huntington Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11, hold up pictures of local servicemen who lost their lives in combat.

Veterans Day 5K


Photo by Steve Clark.

Kyler Hoopingarner and Charlotte Borland (second and third from left, respectively) keep pace with another runner as the three proceed up Bartlett Street during a running competition that proceeded the Huntington Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11.

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