Proclamation of Blessings


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Surrounded by volunteers with Blessings in a Backpack, Mayor Brooks Fetters (center) signs a proclamation on Tuesday, Sept. 25, declaring Sept. 28 as Blessings in a Backpack Day in the City of Huntington. Celebrating the occasion are (front row from left) Dairian Goelz, Ashlynn Foster and Kate Gradeless; and (back row from left) Ashton Hosler, Peyton Miller, Mason Kyle, Meg McDonald, Aidan Hosler and Autumn Anderson.

First Federal parent to purchase back own stock

Northeast Indiana Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, headquartered in Huntington, has announced its intention to purchase up to 5 percent, or 60,316 shares, of its current outstanding shares on the open market.

These shares will be purchased at prevailing market prices and may include odd lot purchases, depending on market conditions.

Andrews Lions, Bethesda to hold fund-raiser dinner

The Andrews Lions Club and Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church will jointly host a fish and chicken dinner fund-raiser Friday, Oct. 5, from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the church, located at 116 S. Main St., Andrews.

The menu will be provided by Dan’s Fish Fry Service. There will also be a bake sale at the event.

There is a cost for tickets, with discounts available for children ages 6 to 12.

Proceeds from this fund-raising dinner will help support local projects.

Craft time with grandma


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Kylee Paul (left), a second-grader at Roanoke Elementary School, works on a craft with grandmother Denise Adamonis during Grandparents/VIP Day at the school on Sept. 18. The event was organized by the Roanoke PTO and saw students’ grandparents/VIPs join them at the school for breakfast, pictures, crafts and a tour of classrooms and the playground.

Nelson’s Port-A-Pit fund-raiser for Huntington North bowling teams

The Huntington North Bowling teams will benefit from a Nelson’s Port-A-Pit chicken fund-raiser on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Learning Center, 2201 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

The fund-raiser will feature either chicken or a pork chop, and Pit Potatoes will be extra.

Bake sale items will also be available for purchase.

Life Church to hold fund-raisers Oct. 12-13

Life Church, in Huntington, is hosting two fund-raising events on Friday, Oct. 12, and Saturday, Oct. 13.

On Oct. 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Life Church’s Café of Hope will host a Dan’s Fish Fry fund-raiser for Community and Family Services Energy Assistance Program.

To purchase advance tickets fot the fish fry, call 356-1098.

On Oct. 13, Life Church’s Champs Academy will host a fitness event benefitting Cancer Services for Huntington County. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the event begins at 9 a.m.

Huntington library to host info workshop of new Apple iOS 12

The latest operating system for Apple’s iPhones and iPads has been released. The Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library will hold an informational workshop on iOS 12 on Monday, Oct. 15, at 6:30 p.m.

Attendees will learn about what is new, what has changed and how they can update. Coming with questions is encouraged.

The Huntington library is located at 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist to hold soup supper, bazaar Oct. 6

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church will host a soup supper and bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The menu will include chili soup, vegetable soup, carrot and celery sticks, sandwiches, drinks, pies and cakes.

A freewill offering will be taken.

The church is located at 880E-1100N, Roanoke, at the intersection of CR-1100N and CR-100E.

HU's De Maa ties for fifth at Saint Francis Invite

Senior Logan De Maa tied for fifth place but the Huntington University men’s golf team placed sixth out of seven teams at the Saint Francis Invitational over the weekend.

De Maa fired a seven-over-par 151 for his top-five out of 48 individuals, but HU as a team played to a 640.

Indiana Wesleyan topped the field with a 609. Saint Francis followed with a 613 and Mount Vernon was third with a 619.

HU distaff golfers get program record at Saint Francis Invite

The Huntington University women’s golf team finished fifth out of eight teams at the Saint Francis Invitational over the weekend.

Coach Rick Sholund’s squad fired a program-record 640 for the tourney, which included a 322 on Friday, Sept. 28, and a 318 on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Huntington’s top three players finished within a stroke of each other. Alexandria Maris and Betsy Schroeder each carded scores of 160 and titled for 14th, and Leah Thompson was at 161 for 17th. Megan Higgins was just two strokes further back at 163 for 20th place to complete the HU scoring.

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