Homemade ornaments


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Jillionna Schwartz (right), 8, of Huntington, expresses delight at seeing the photograph ornament she made at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library on Friday, Dec. 22. Her grandmother, Mary Schwartz, looks on. A little salt provided the “snow” inside the clear globe, adding a frosty touch to the ornament.

Winter camping event Jan. 13 at Salamonie

The public is invited to learn about winter camping during “Silence of a Winter’s Night” at Salamonie Lake, in Andrews, on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Participants who are not camping, but would like to attend the evening program, should meet at the Interpretive Center at 4 p.m. While camping is encouraged, it is not required.

Campers will meet at the Interpretive Center at 3 p.m. If the weather is too cold to camp, the Interpretive Center will be open and heated for sleeping. A breakfast will be served the morning of Jan. 14, with donations accepted.

County Dems to meet on Wednesday

The Huntington County Democratic Party will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 3, at 6:30 p.m., at the Huntington City-Township Public Library’s Huntington Branch.

The meeting topic will be the precinct chair election process.

The meeting is open to the public.

Vikes erase late New Haven lead, win in OT

Photo by Steve Clark.
Zach Daugherty

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team erased a 10-point New Haven lead in the final quarter to tie the game in regulation, then ran away from the Bulldogs in overtime for a 63-55 win Friday night, Dec. 29, in the Holiday Hoops Tournament, at Huntington University’s Platt Arena.

CCU sinks HU women with last-second free throws

Maddie Richer (right), a member of the Huntington University women’s basketball team, dribbles around a defender from visiting Cincinnati Christian University during a game on Friday, Dec. 29. The Foresters got edged, 60-58.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Visiting Cincinnati Christian hit two free throws with one second left to defeat the Huntington University women’s basketball team, 60-58, on Friday afternoon, Dec. 29.

Maddie Richer’s two free throws gave HU, 9-6, a four point lead at 57-53 with 27 seconds left in the game, but Dan’Shae Hill of CCU nailed a three-pointer to pull her team within a point with 16 seconds left. Richer then halved two more free throws before the visitors’ LeTisha Caldwell knotted things at 58-all with a fielder.

Hamilton Southeastern edges Vikes in Holiday Hoops Tournament

Huntington North’s Joe Stoffel (middle) passes to teammate Hank Pulver (bottom left) as Hamilton Southeastern’s Nick Bowman attempts to deflect the ball during a boys’ varsity basketball game in the Holiday Hoops Tournament on Friday, Dec. 29, at North Arena. The Vikings fell short to the Royals, 45-44.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team got edged by Hamilton Southeastern, 45-44, in the Holiday Hoops Tournament on Friday, Dec. 29, at North Arena.

Terry L. 'White-Eye' White

Terry Lea “White-Eye” White, 61, of Montpelier, and having family in Warren, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.

Mr. White retired from Wearly Monuments in 2015, where he’d worked many years alongside his father and his son. He was a member of the Montpelier American Legion Post 156.  

He was born Jan. 4, 1956, in Jay County to Donald Mahlon and Anna Olena-Jane Watson White. He married Kathrine L. Velasquez on July 3, 1985, and she survives.

James L. Hoy

James L. Hoy, 84, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, at 10:58 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
    
Mr. Hoy graduated from Linlawn High School in 1951 and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a truck driver for 40 years, retiring from D.R. Lubricants. He drove truck for G.E. for 10 years and was an owner/operator for 12 years. He attended The Chapel in Fort Wayne, and was a member of the Ageless Iron Tractor Club, NRA, Teamsters Union 414, F & AM 195, Roanoke Lodge, and Roanoke American Legion Post 160.  

Vikings' second-half marksmanship sinks Leo

Sharp second-half shooting helped the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team top Leo, 62-53, in its second game at the Holiday Hoops Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 28, at North Arena.

The Vikings, 9-1, went 2-0 on the tourney’s first day, trouncing Whitko, 63-33, in their opening contest. In the second tilt, Coach Craig Teagle’s squad avenged its only loss of the season, a 64-53 setback to Leo on Dec. 15.

Stanley L. 'Pete' Smith

Stanley Lee “Pete” Smith, 80, of Roanoke, IN, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at his home.

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