Christmas Baby


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The 2017 Right to Life Christmas Baby, Trulee Michelle Patterson, shown at 17 days old on Friday, Jan. 12, is held by her mother (left), Alisa Pattterson, of rural Huntington. The baby is accompanied by (from left) her father, Daniel Patterson; brother, Garrin Patterson, 3; and brother, Peyton Patterson, 11. Trulee was born on Dec. 26 at 10:36 p.m., weighing in at 6 pounds 14 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. Garrin holds a present from Huntington County Right to Life for the baby, containing baby items including a blanket, romper outfits, onesies and a pair of satin shoes.

Democrat Snyder files for Senate District 17

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Gary Snyder

Democrat Gary Snyder, of Huntington, has filed paperwork to run for Indiana State Senate District 17. The district covers all of Wabash County and portions of Huntington, Whitley and Grant counties.

“I look forward to meeting voters of District 17 over the next 10 months,” said Snyder. “For too long, struggling Hoosier middle-class families have been ignored and that is about to change.”

Snyder announced that his campaign would focus on the following issues:

Free Hep C, HIV tests at health dept. Feb. 21

Positive Resource Connection will be conducting Hepatitis C and HIV testing at the Huntington County Health Department on Feb. 21, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

The testing is performed free of charge. Tests will be conducted confidentially, with results available in 20 minutes.

The last call for tests will be 2:30 p.m.

For more information, call 744-1144.

The Huntington County Health Department is located at 1330 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Harry Crawford

Harry Crawford, 75, of Midland, TX, and having relatives in Huntington, IN, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017.

He was born Oct. 12, 1942.

Survivors include wife, Lola Ann Crawford; three sons, Harry Crawford Jr., of Cedar Park, TX; David Shultz, of Denison, TX; and Shawn Matlack; a daughter, Lorraine Juergens, of Huntington; one sister; and one brother.

Memorial services were held Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland, TX.

Platt drains game-winner at buzzer in OT for Foresters

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Konner Platt

Sophomore guard Konner Platt drained a triple as time expired in overtime to lift the Huntington University men’s basketball team past Goshen College, 100-97, on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Platt’s shot broke an eight-game loss string for the Foresters and improved their season mark to 7-14, 3-6 in Crossroads League play. As Goshen was playing for the last shot of OT, the Foresters’ Trevor Lockwood intercepted a pass down low with six seconds left. He then found Mike Bush, who found Platt in a corner for his buzzer beater.

Roanoke's water tower mixers not working, council learns

The Roanoke Town Council learned at its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16, that devices tasked with circulating the contents of the town’s water towers have ceased functioning.

The town’s supervisor of operations, Phil Hibbert, reported the development to the board. The devices, called mixers, were installed in both of the town’s towers and each unit appeared to stop working due to mineral buildup. The units, which were under warranty, were removed from the towers and sent to the manufacturer so that the exact cause of their failure can be determined, said Hibbert.

Lift Warren boil advisory

Town of Warren Utitlity Manager Lee Poulson announced about an hour ago, Wednesday, Jan. 17, the boil advisory for the town had been lifted.

HU bowlers champions at Buckeye Baker Classic

The Huntington University men’s bowling team claimed the championship at the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sunday, Jan. 14, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The 10-team tournament started off with 36 Baker games. The top four squads from that round then squared off in match play to determine a champion.

HU women bowlers grab second at Buckeye Baker Classic

The Huntington University women’s bowling team claimed second place at the Buckeye Baker Classic, held Saturday, Jan. 13, and Sunday, Jan. 14, at HP Lanes, in Columbus, OH.

The 10-team tournament started off with 36 Baker games. The top four squads from that round then squared off in match play to determine a champion.

The Foresters started off the competition with a bang, finishing with a score of 4,046 pins in 24 Baker games on Saturday, good for second place.

Performing for the chamber


Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Alicia Pyle Quartet performs Monday evening, Jan. 15, at the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce's 94th annual dinner.

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