Horace Mann Elementary School announces perfect 2Q attendance

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

Luna Bartz, Benjamin Drabenstot, Brice Hoting, Abella Johnson, Jenness ee Kuric, Dixie McElroy, Brayden Michel, Kynlee Rameriz, Greyson Shugart, Olivia Waters, Dominic Weeks and Gannon Whitacre.

Julie A. Salter

Julie Ann Salter, 53, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at 10:44 a.m. at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Salter graduated from Huntington North High School in 1984. She worked at Western Wheel for many years, then worked in production at Dana Corporation in Marion. She later earned an associate degree from Brown Mackie College in Fort Wayne, becoming a certified occupational therapy assistant. She worked at Kindred Healthcare.

She was born Sept. 24, 1966, in Huntington to George W. and Shirley A. McClure Humphrey. Her parents survive.

Frank A. Eads

Frank Alan Eads, 94, of Warren, IN, died Dec. 20, 2019, at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Shirley Miller

Shirley Miller, 84, of Bakersville, NC, and fomerly of Warren, IN, died Dec. 20, 2019.

She was retired as a housekeeper in the healthcare industry.

She was the daughter of Cecil and Edith Schwob. Her husband, George F. Miller, preceded her in death.

Justin C. Huffman

Justin C. Huffman, 46, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at 11:05 a.m. at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Huffman was a 1992 graduate of Huntington North High School.

He was born Dec. 3, 1973, in Wells County to Ned K. and Terriffa Spears Huffman. His father Ned K. (June) Huffman, survives in Warren, and his mother survives in Huntington.

Some Christmas characters

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Students, staff and teachers at Huntington North High School took the opportunity during “Dress up as Your Favorite Character” Day on Tuesday, Dec. 17, to transform themselves into some interesting characters.

HNHS senior Smith is recipient of Lilly Endowment S-ship

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Jessica Smith

Jessica Smith, a senior at Huntington North High School, is the recipient of the 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship in Huntington County.

Line dancing and chair aerobics for Seniors at Sr. Center 3 days a week

Seniors can participate in line dancing and chair aerobics at the Huntington County Senior Center every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Line dancing is from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., followed by Dyna Band exercise in chairs from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This is a low-impact exercise.

The Senior Center is located at Central Christian Church, 500 MacGahan St., Huntington.

For more information, contact the Huntington County Council on Aging at 359-4410.

Big feed

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Noah Saunders (right), 16, chats with Teen Court Coordinator Tamie Morrison (left) and Caseworker Ira Bencun as he gets something for lunch during the Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County’s annual open house and luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The YSB staff pooled their collective culinary skills together to provide plenty of food and treats for those who attended.

Lending a hand

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Weicht (left) helps London Haddock try on a pair of sneakers during the 20th annual Shop with A Cop on Tuesday night, Dec. 17, at the Huntington Walmart. Looking on is Madison Cole. The event pairs needy youth with area law enforcement officers for a night of Christmas shopping with money donated by area businesses and individuals.


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