Dinner, auction will help fund New Life Ministries

New Life Ministries will hold a benefit dinner and auction on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Cottage Event Center, 9524 U.S.-24 North, Roanoke. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the auction starts at 7 p.m.

There is a cost for tickets, with discounts for children ages 7 to 12; children 6 and under eat free.

In addition to the benefit dinner and auction, raffles will also be held.

Reservations and payment can be made online at www.newlifeministries-indiana.com.

Daylight saving time will end early Sunday

Daylight saving time will end on Sunday, Nov. 5.

At 2 a.m. on Sunday, clocks should be turned back to 1 a.m. The change will make sunrise and sunset an hour earlier than on the previous day.

Standard time will remain in effect until March 11, 2018.

Stuff A Truck, Share Feast fund-raisers set for November

Owen’s and Love In the Name of Christ are hosting the Stuff A Truck and Share the Feast fund-raiser sin November.

Grocery bags pre-filled with food items will be available for sale beginning Nov. 9.

The bags will range in price from $3 to $10 and will include staples such as spaghetti noodles, soup, canned vegetables and fruits.

The goal is to fill an entire Kroger semi trailer with donations that will stay here in Huntington and be distributed by Love INC. Last year the drive raised more than $8,000 in donations.

Solid Rock to honor veterans and active members

Solid Rock United Methodist Church invites all veterans, active duty military and their families and deceased veterans’ families to a veterans’ homecoming celebration on Sunday, Nov. 12.

The morning service starts at 10 a.m.  At 5:30 p.m, a complimentary dinner will be served by the Hog Roasters and the congregation. It will be followed by an “Armed Forces Tribute.”

Veterans are welcome to wear their military uniforms. Pictures in military uniform along with the dates of when and where they are currently serving or have served will be displayed during the event.

Bethel United Methodist Church to hold Soup & Salad Lunch on Nov. 7

Bethel United Methodist Church, Huntington, will hold its annual Soup & Salad Luncheon and Bake Sale on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by calling the church at 356-8391. Carryouts are available.

The church is at the corner of Riverside Drive and Allen Street.

Children’s Choir will perform concert on Saturday

Members of the Children’s Choir of Huntington County (from left) Claire Troyer, Sophia Tolen, Emma Shenefield and Jay Clampitt prepare for the CCHC fall concert on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church.
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The Children’s Choir of Huntington County is celebrating 25 years of artistic choral excellence with three special concerts to be presented this year.

Telling the story


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Deborah Asante shares a story called “This Little Light of Mine” with students at Huntington North High School on Friday, Oct. 27. The story recounts the Children’s Crusade of 1963, the events that led up to the Children’s March of 1963 in Birmingham, AL, and the role it played in the Civil Rights Movement. Asante is the founder and artistic director of the Asante Children’s Theatre. The program was sponsored by the LaFontaine Arts Council.

Newcomb friends plan kidney foundation fund-raiser

An all-you-can-eat chicken and brisket dinner, live music, cornhole and a silent auction on Sunday, Nov. 5, will raise funds for the National Kidney Foundation. Organizers are (front) Dennis Newcomb; (second row, from left) Brenda Rosen and Sabrina Newcomb; (third row, from left) Kara Asbury, Heather Byrne, Michelle Lewis and Steph Foley; and (fourth row, from left) Monica Brown, Jessica Rockwood, Raelynn Brown, Troy Williams, Norm Sisemore, Kim Hattendorf, Racquel Mills and Stefanie Williams. Not pictured are Larry Rosen Jr., Jami Okuly, Matt Okuly, Mary Musselman, Rufuss McKee and Larry Rosen III.
Photo provided.

Friends and family members of a Huntington man who has had two kidney transplants in the past 10 years are organizing a fund-raiser — complete with food, music and a silent auction — to benefit the National Kidney Foundation.

Dennis Newcomb, the local transplant recipient, will be helping cook the brisket and the chicken for the all-you-can-eat dinner on Sunday, Nov. 5. The meal will be served from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at iAB financial bank Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

Lincoln Elementary students earn honor roll status for first quarter

Lincoln Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.

Students earning all A’s are:

Second Grade

Graham Blackburn, Kory Boxell, Rebekah Bruce, Damon Carew, Gabriel Colo’n, Zoe Curry, Corban Dalrymple, Emery Douglas, Abby Good, Vivian Gratt, Kennedy Hawkins, Jayce Johnson, Johannah Kendall, Owen Kline, Maura Michel, Kayde Moore, Amber Myers, Rhainna Proenza, Christopher Richards, Natalie Scher, Royce Shaw, Alisa Stone and Cadence Wilson.

Third Grade

Andrews Elementary honors its perfect attendance students for 1Q

Andrews Elementary School has honored students who achieved perfect attendance during the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year.

They are:

Brooke Beeks, Addalyn Boardman, Kanaan Boothman, Brayden Bowling, Brooke Brown, Damion Bryant, Melissa Caley, Natalie Caley, Tyson Caley, Steven Caley, Evan Carender, Skyler Clevinger, Addisyn Clift, Landon Cohen, Henry Daggett, Kaylee Davis, Melanii Dials, Nevaeh Dolby, Nicholis Dolby and Jasmine Donaldson.

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