8 Crestview band members earn All-Region Band status

Eight Crestview Middle School Band members have been chosen for the Indiana Bandmasters All-Region Band. This annual honor band will feature eighth-graders Corbin Dowden, Jared Cartwright, Adrianna Nightenhelser and Angel Hollingsworth and seventh-grade band members Micah Lenn, Alisha Goodrich, Tucker McClure and Cameron Oswald.

The All-Region Band show will be held at DeKalb High School on Nov. 10 and 11.

Doug McElhaney is the director of bands at Crestview Middle School.

Zay hosts summit on children’s welfare

State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) will host the 2018 Faith Summit on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hodson Campus Center, 5233S-50E, Wabash.

The 2018 Faith Summit will include discussions on Indiana’s child welfare crisis and how the faith community can help address the issue. Included in the discussion are Doug Weinberg, former CFO of the Indiana Department of Child Services, and Ron Evans, president and CEO of White’s Residential and Family Services.

Andrews council now meets tonight

The Andrews Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9, has been rescheduled to today, Monday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m.
Contact the Andrews Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at 786-3848 with any questions.

Honor Flight donation

Sigma Phi Gamma, Beta Chapter, gave Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana a check for $2,200 from a recent golf outing fund-raiser. Dan Stouffs (front row second from left), Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana volunteer, accepts a check on Monday, Oct. 1, from (front row from left) Dora Brown, Carol Close, Cindy Fleeger and Victoria Thompson and (back row from left) Judy Magner, Kay Ambrose, Judy O’Banion, Sue Waikel and Ladene Moyer.

Huntington Baptist to have fall carnival Oct. 31

Huntington Baptist Church invites families to a free fall carnival on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the church.

There will be carnival games, door prizes, an indoor maze and candy. Attendees should bring a bag. Also, this year the carnival will feature local mad scientist “The Great Frizzician,” who will be mixing solutions in his laboratory for the answer to life’s tough problems. He will present his demonstration every half hour.

Cornerstone to host autumn fest Oct. 13

Cornerstone Alliance Church in Roanoke invites the public to its Community Autumn Festival, Saturday, Oct. 13, from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Activities include a silent auction, archery, bounce house, pumpkin and face painting, hayrides, a magician and movie with popcorn. Food will also be available.

The event will be held rain or shine. The church is located at 5833E-900N, Roanoke. For more information call the office at 672-2257.

‘Favorite Book Character Day’


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Roanoke Elementary School had its read-a-thon last week, which  included special dress-up days. On Wednesday, Oct. 3, it was “Dress as Your Favorite Book Character Day.”  Staff members doing their part are (from left) Katelin Herber, as Little Red Riding Hood; Amanda Pye, as Annabeth from the Percy Jackson; Kriston Hosler, as Froggy Plays Soccer; Tammy Winans, as Cruella De Vil;  Joanna Bormann, as Daisy Head Mayzie; Heather Wohlford, as Hermione from Harry Potter; and Jami PeGan, as Harry Potter.

HU Homecoming Parade


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington University President Dr. Sherilyn Emberton (left) and Marj Hiner head down the parade route for the Huntington University Homecoming Parade on Saturday morning, Oct. 6.

HU volleyball team picks up second win of homecoming weekend

The Huntington University volleyball team completed a good homecoming weekend by picking up a second win with a five-set victory over visiting Grace college on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Scores were 19-25, 28-26, 25-23, 13-25, 15-10 as HU improved to 9-16 on the season overall , 5-8 in Crossroads League action.

Brandy Michie had a career-best 21 kills to pace HU, including five down the stretch in the second set win.

Paige Eakright added 14 kills for HU and Tailor Schultheis notched 11.

HU soccermen blank Bethel for homecoming win

The Huntington University men’s soccer team blanked visiting Bethel, 4-0, on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Goalkeeper Gabe Greenfield recorded his fifth shutout of the season by collecting four saves.

HU is now 8-4-1 on the season overall, and 3-1 in Crossroads League play.

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