Legion taking Fall Festival Parade entries

American Legion Post 160, in Roanoke, is currently accepting entries for the Roanoke Fall Festival Parade, set for Sept. 7.

Entry forms are available at Post 160, located at 1122 N. Main St., Roanoke. Every parade entry must be registered with Post 160 to participate in the event.

The deadline to register is Aug. 31. Completed entry forms should be mailed to American Legion Post 160, 1122 N. Main St., Box 331, Roanoke, IN 46783.

Open class car, bike, truck show Saturday to raise vet council funds

An open class car, bike and truck show will be raising funds for the Huntington County Veterans Council and Honor Flight on Saturday, Aug. 10, at Hier’s Park, 547 Briant St., in Huntington.

Registration for the event is from 9 a.m. to noon, with awards handed out at 2 p.m.

Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 entries. Five trophies will be awarded for cars from the year 2000 and prior and 30 trophies for cars from prior to 2000.

There will also be five trophies awarded for motorcycles.

Huntington County SWCD to hold monthly meeting Tuesday, Aug. 20

The Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the district office located at 2040 Riverfork Drive, Huntington.

The meeting is open to the public.   

St. Peter’s First Community Church holding rummage sale Aug. 9-10

St. Peter’s First Community Church is having a rummage sale on Friday, Aug. 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a “sack sale” on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Clothing will not be included in the sale.

The church is located at 206 Etna Ave., Huntington.

Lube-a-Thon donation

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JJ’s Pit Stop on Guilford Street recently held a Lube-a-Thon for Riley Hospital for Children. JJ’s donated a portion of the sales of oil changes to Riley. Pictured is Blake Randall (left), JJ’s Pit Stop manager, presenting a check for $675 to Susan Zahn, a member of the Northeast Indiana Committee for Riley.

Edwin K. 'Ed' DeWald

Edwin “Ed” Kohler DeWald, 84, of Greeneville, TN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.   

Leo H. Scheer

Leo H. Scheer, 95, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at The Heritage Pointe of Huntington.
Mr. Scheer graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in 1942. Scheer served three years in the United States Navy during World II. He fought both in the Pacific and European Theatre of War. As a medic, he received the D-Day Veteran medal and the French Croix de Guerre medal.  He was a bricklayer and contractor and was the owner of L. N. Scheer & Sons for 40 years and worked at Erie Stone Co. for 10 years.   

Richard J. Mann

Richard J. Mann, 87, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Oakbrook Village in Huntington.

Samantha L. Duckworth

Samantha L. Duckworth, 30, of Andrews, IN, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at her home.

Ms. Duckworth worked at Scott Enterprises Inc. in Huntington and was a member of American Legion Post 7 Ladies’ Auxiliary.

She was born Sept. 19, 1988, in Fort Pierce, FL, to Thomas “Bud” Elliott and Jody Cormany. Her mother and stepfather, Jody (Jacob) Cormany Jr., survive in Andrews, and her father survives in Liberty Center.

Duane L. Siders

Duane L. Siders, 71, of Lagro, IN, and having family in Huntington County, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at 11:26 a.m., at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash due to complications from a stroke.  


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