Susan L. Sanders

Susan Lynn Sanders, 62, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, April 7, 2019, at 5:30 a.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington.

Mrs. Sanders graduated from Huntington High School in 1974 and attended Ivy Tech in Fort Wayne. She was a homemaker and a member of American Legion Post 7 and VFW Post 2689 in Huntington.

She was born Aug. 30, 1956, in Huntington to Leonard and Betty Gamble Beeks. Her mother survives in Huntington.

Viking diamond boys 1-1 on Saturday

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team went 1-1 on Saturday, April 6, beating Harrison, 7-0, before falling to Lafayette Jefferson, 6-2, on the second day of the Joe Heath Classic in Tippecanoe County.

In the win over Harrison, the Vikings, 1-2, scored twice in the first inning and three times in the third. The visitors then logged insurance tallies in the fourth and sixth frames to take the game to its final register.

Betty M. Moldenhauer

Betty M. Moldenhauer, 96, of Indianapolis, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Monday, April 1, 2019, in Indianapolis.

Mrs. Moldenhauer was responsible for managing all of the business activities of Moldenhauer Orchards and Nursery, including payroll, ordering, invoicing, tax filing and daily operations. Aside from her business pursuits, she sang in the Huntington County Women’s Club, belonged to Altrusa International and sang in the choir at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ for 45 years. She was also a trustee and an elder in the church.

Harmon E. Warpup

Harmon E. Warpup, 93, of Markle, IN, died Saturday, April 6, 2019, at 11:45 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Warpup was a lifetime farmer in Huntington County and had done carpentry work over the years. He was a member of Markle Church of Christ.

He was born April 20, 1925, in Huntington County to Harmon and Flora Gephart Warpup. He married Opa Fay Collins on Dec. 24, 1948, and she preceded him in death on March 22, 2014.

Lady Vikes sweep Mishawaka

The Huntington North High School varsity softball team swept visiting Mishawaka, winning 12-5 and 8-7 on Saturday, April 6.

Trailing 2-0 going into the bottom of the second inning of the opener, junior Kodi Douglass reached base with a single for the Lady Vikings. Junior Katie Melcher then stepped up to the plate and smacked the first pitch she saw over the left-field fence, deadlocking the game at 2-2. The hosts then seized the lead in the third, scoring six runs, and never looked back.

Vikings open season with loss to McCutcheon

The Huntington North High School varsity baseball team opened its season with a 5-1 loss to host McCutcheon on Friday, April 5, on the first day of the Joe Heath Classic.

The Mavericks struck first, taking a 1-0 lead in the second inning. While the Vikings deadlocked the game with a solo tally of their own in the fourth, the hosts countered with four runs in the sixth to retake the lead for good.

Early voting in county primary election starts Monday, April 22

Early voting in the municipal primary election begins Monday, April 22.

Any registered voter in the county may cast their ballot in advance of Election Day on Tuesday, May 7.

The deadline to register to vote in the election is today, Monday, April 8. To register, visit

Updating registration is required if a voter has moved, changed their name or previously been taken off the poll list. This can also be done by visiting

TAB to publish list of Holy Week and Easter services in April 18 edition

The Huntington County TAB will publish a list of special Holy Week and Easter church services in its April 18 edition.

Area churches are invited to send their services information by email to, by fax to 356-1177 or bring it by The TAB office at 1670 Etna Ave.

The deadline to include services is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 12.

For more information contact The TAB at 356-1107 or email

Soil and Water Stewardship Week April 28-May 5

Members of the Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District join the Huntington County Commissioners in recognizing April 28 through May 5 as Soil and Water Stewardship Week. Pictured are (front row from left) Kandace Villanueva, SWCD supervisor; Cheryl Jarrett, SWCD office manager; Andrew Ambriole, SWCD supervisor; and commissioners Rob Miller and Larry Buzzard; and (back row from left) Commissioner Tom Wall and Kyle Lund, SWCD supervisor.
Photo provided.

The Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors and staff met with Huntington County Commissioners for the signing of a proclamation designating April 28 through May 5 as the 2019 Soil and Water Stewardship Week.

The theme for this year is “Life in the Soil:  Dig Deeper.”

Andrew Ambriole, SWCD supervisor, says the district encourages all Huntington County residents, local businesses, nonprofit organizations, government entities, agencies, schools and other institutions to be responsible in their use of water resources.

Champagne sponsors

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Representatives of the champagne sponsors for A Taste of Spring Wine & Ale Tasting Event, a Warren Chamber of Commerce fund-raiser, gathered Wednesday, March 4, at the Knight Bergman Civic Center. They are (front row from left) Patti Bustos, Bippus State Bank; Leah Pursley, Heritage Pointe/Dogwood Glen Golf Course; Ron Stewart, First Merchants Bank; and Gina Canady, Bolinger’s Propane and Warren Service and Supply; and (back row from left) Kari Heim, Gebhart’s Floral Barn, Josh Heim, JH Pottery Works; Rose Wall, T.D.


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