Contest for Courthouse artwork

Shown is the cover of the initial booklet “County Courthouses of Indiana,” which is being updated to include original artwork of all 92 Indiana county courthouses. The Huntington County Historical Society is sponsoring an art contest to select an original artwork of the Huntington County Courthouse to be printed in the booklet.
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The Huntington County Historical Society (HCHS), on behalf of the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) Courthouse Art Project, is sponsoring a contest to select an original work of art depicting the Huntington County courthouse.

The artwork will appear in ISBA’s booklet “County Courthouses of Indiana,” along with printed information about the courthouse. A grand prize of $250 will be awarded to the winner, courtesy of the Huntington County Bar Association.

Roanoke announces 2Q perfect attendance list

Roanoke Elementary School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the second quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Abigail Adams, Isabella Arellano, Cecilia Blackburn, Emmett Buff, Theodore Cochrane, Kynslee Corson, Garrett Feltner, Joshua Herber, Lucy Juergens, Dylan Kendall, Landree Lemon, Lewis Lisinicchia, Brielle Parrett, Mason Paxson, Brant Schuckman, Cora Tinkle and Milo Vansickle.

Food distribution Thursday at Healing Waters food pantry

The “Come to the Table” Food Pantry will be open today, Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Healing Waters Ministry, 5811W-600S, in Mt. Etna.

Everyone is welcome to stop by.

John B. Sellers

John B. Sellers, 86, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at 8:41 a.m. at his residence.           

Lady Vike swimmers defeat Marion

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity swim team dispatched host Marion, 95-54, on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

HNHS swimboys fall to Marion

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity swim team fell to host Marion, 65-28, on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

The Vikings were paced by Colten Schulte, who topped the 200-yard individual medley and the 100-yard butterfly. The sophomore took the medley in 2:21.85 and the butterfly in 1:03.26.

Jeff Gross put forth a golden effort in the 500-yard freestyle, touching the wall in 6:22.36. The freshman also placed third in the 50-yard freestyle, stopping the timer in :29.23.

SAU hands Foresters 80-71 defeat

Spring Arbor University handed the visiting Huntington University men’s basketball team an 80-71 defeat on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

The Cougars stormed out of the gates, taking the lead permanently a little over six minutes into the game on the way to crafting a 46-30 advantage by halftime. The hosts continued to lead by double digits in the second half, although the Foresters managed to whittle their advantage down to just five points, 76-71, with 1:09 left in the game. That’s all the closer Coach Ty Platt’s squad would get, however.

South Side stops Lady Vikes

The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team was defeated by host Fort Wayne South Side, 39-29, on Tuesday, Jan. 28.

The Lady Vikings trailed 8-5 after the first quarter, 19-16 at the half and 31-23 after three frames.

Huntington North was paced by junior Katelynn Arnold, who tallied eight points. Sophomore Addy Wiley and freshman Taylor Double both added seven points to the team’s cause while corralling six rebounds apiece.

Jeffery L. Friar

Jeffery L. Friar, 77, of Hartford City, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis

Helene M. Craig

Helene M. Craig, 96, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at her residence.

Mrs. Craig was a 1941 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and the Rosary Sodality. She was a homemaker and assisted her husband for many years farming. She volunteered at Love INC and as a tutor at the library.

She was born March 1, 1923, in Huntington, to Frank and Mary (Gill) Stoffel.  She married Donald Craig on April 15, 1944, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on June 21, 2014.


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