Announce Senior Center events for next week

Here is a listing of events happening in February at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Feb. 4
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 5
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 6
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Marline 'Vera' Campbell

Marline "Vera" Campbell, 79, of Warren, IN, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at 3:50 a.m. at Markle Health & Rehabilitation in Markle, IN.

Ms. Campbell was a 1958 graduate of Warren High School. She formerly worked at Triad-Utrad in Huntington for many years, until they closed. After the close of her plant, she then went to work for Pretzels in Bluffton for five years until retirement.

She was born Wednesday, Aug. 23, 1939, in Grant County to John S. and Bertha A. Widner Campbell.

Survivors include a brother, Dudley (Pharaba) Campbell, of Huntington County.

Visiting Nurse has immediate needs for volunteers in Hgtn., Wabash

Visiting Nurse has immediate needs for volunteers in the Huntington and Wabash areas.

Volunteers are needed to visit patients in area homes and nursing facilities to provide support to patients and respite to caregivers. The work is for people who seek a meaningful volunteer experience and requires them to be emotionally mature, compassionate and comfortable with issues of death and dying.

Not so fast

A sledder tries the slope on Memorial Park’s sledding hill Saturday morning, Jan. 26. Although the snowfall from the previous night was light, a couple of people got a run in on the fresh powder.

Indiana DOR now accepting tax filings

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) is now accepting tax filings for the 2018 individual income tax season.

Customers have from now until April 15 to file their individual income tax returns.

Before Hoosiers file their returns for tax year 2018, DOR wants to ensure all customers take some easy, but necessary precautions to ensure their information is correct and complete to ensure timely processing.

Checking the stats


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Hunters Scott Howell (left) and John Block look over the record of fellow hunters to see how many deer they took during the past year’s season, prior to the start of the disabled veteran hunters’ banquet held Saturday, Jan. 26, at American Legion Post 85. Two deer were taken during the annual disabled veterans deer hunt held last fall. About 50 people attended the dinner.

Light housework


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Dave Roth, a member of the New Life Ministries board of directors, drills fasteners into drywall during a work day on Saturday, Jan. 26, for the Women and Children’s Life House on Court Street. When finished, the house will feature four bedrooms, each of which can accommodate a mother and her children.

Girl Scout summer camp registration now open

Girl Scout camp registration is now open for summer camps. Girls of all ages can choose from these weekend or weeklong sessions, mini camps or community camps:

• At weeklong camps, girls can choose a Classic or Horse option. Activities include water Quidditch, Zumba, archery, swimming, crafts, badge opportunities, boating, horseback riding and STEM projects.

• At Horse Camp, girls groom, tack, feed and ride a stable of 12 horses. They will also have time to explore traditional camp activities at this residential camp.

Announce government meetings coming up week of Feb. 4 to Feb. 8

The following are governmental meetings scheduled for the week of Feb. 4 though Feb. 9.

Feb. 4
8:30 a.m. - Huntington County Board of Commissioners, Commissioners Room.

Feb. 5
7 p.m. - Roanoke Town Council, Roanoke Town Hall.

Feb. 6
6:30 p.m. - Markle Board of Zoning Appeals, Markle Town Hall.

Owens goes for 30 as HU downs Taylor

Zac Owens went off for 30 points and led the Huntington University men’s basketball team to a 94-82 victory over host Taylor University on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Owens did half of his damage from beyond the arc, knocking down five of eight shots. The sophomore had a good showing at the free-throw line, too, burying all but one of his 10 attempts. He also dished out six assists.

Junior Konner Platt supplemented Owens’ big night with a 22-point effort. Freshman Caleb Middlesworth tallied 12 points while senior Tyler Arens and freshman Peyton West both chipped in 11 points.

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