Three earn HCCF Breiner Family USF scholarships

(From left) Amara Eckert, Jessica Henline and Andrew Nash.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Amara Eckert, Jessica Henline and Andrew Nash, all graduating seniors from Huntington North High School and rising freshmen at the University of Saint Francis, as recipients of 2019 Breiner Family University of Saint Francis Scholarships totaling $1,000 each.

Eckert will major in biology with a minor in business with a career goal of being a physician assistant. She will also play for the USF women’s golf team. She is the daughter of Heather and Matt Eckert, of Andrews.

Roanoke’s Friday Night Street Fair starts Friday

Adam Strack will be providing the entertainment for the first Friday Night Street Fair of the season in Roanoke, set for Friday, June 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. downtown.
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The first Friday Night Street Fair of the summer in Roanoke is set for Friday, June 7.

The family-friendly event will be held on Main Street in downtown Roanoke from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The theme of the fair will be “Art Night.” Children will have opportunities to create rock art, draw with chalk on the sidewalk and more.

Food will be available for purchase from Joseph Decuis, Roanoke Village Inn and Moose & Mollie’s.

The fair’s musical guest will be Adam Strack.

To accommodate fair attendees, shops in Roanoke will be open until 9 p.m.

Relay for Life Week


Photo by Steve Clark.

Mayor Brooks Fetters (third from left) signed a proclamation on Monday, June 3, designating June 3 through June 8 as Relay for Life Week in Huntington. On Saturday, June 8, Relay for Life, a fund-raising event held in honor of cancer survivors and in remembrance of cancer victims, will be held at Kriegbaum Field, in Huntington, from noon to midnight. Also pictured are Mark and Vickie Kiefer (first and second from left, respectively), event leads, and Diane Brumbaugh, the event’s social media and marketing coordinator.

Trine names pres. list

Nine area students from Trine University’s main campus were named to the president’s list for the spring 2019 term.

They are:
• Caleigh Burkley, of Huntington, majoring in exercise science-pre phys therapy 3+3.

• Mackenzi Cannici, of Huntington, majoring in health and physical education.

• Danielle Korporal, of Huntington, majoring in design engineering technology.

• Mathew Neely, of Huntington, majoring in exercise science-PT interest.

• Jacob Foster, of Roanoke, majoring in exercise science.

Edible race car


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Roanoke Elementary School fifth-graders (from left) Candin Smith, Ben Roth and Chloe Horne pose with a race car they built out of food items. Working as teams, students designed edible race cars, then tested their performance on a race track.

RMS students attain exemplary attendance

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved exemplary perfect attendance, which are students who were in school for every minute of every day, all year of the 2018-2019 school year.

Sixth Grade
James Johnson, Jaden Lester and Luke Runyan.

Seventh Grade
Mia Brockhaus, Andrew Crider, Dylan Jehl, Keagan Price, Dalton Raddenbach and Calvin Turner.

Eighth Grade
Kayla Amburgey, Chase Falcone, Gabrielle Leichty, Bryce Luckey and Joshua Mygrant.

O’ Sister, Brother takes stage at Music in City


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The Huntington Downtown Business Association’s Music in the City concert series continues on Friday, June 7, with a performance by O’ Sister, Brother.

The concert will be held on North Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington, between Washington and Market streets. The music will start at 6:30 p.m. and conclude at 8:30 p.m.

O’ Sister, Brother specializes in music with powerful vocal harmonies.

All concerts in the series are free to attend.

County Cattlemen to meet on June 13

The Huntington County Cattlemen will meet on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

The agenda items include planning for the 2019 Huntington County 4-H Fair.  Other old or new business will also be discussed. 

For more information, contact Purdue Extension-Huntington County Office, 1340 S. Jefferson St., Huntington or call 358-4826.

Scheiber scholarships to Bickel, Eckert, Olinger

(From left) Emma Bickel, Amara Eckert and Katelynn Olinger.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Emma Bickel, Amara Eckert and Katelynn Olinger, all graduating seniors from Huntington North High School, as recipients of 2019 Donald E. and Lou Rayne Scheiber Catholic Education scholarships totaling $4,500.

Bickel will attend Marian University majoring in nursing and minoring in psychology and Spanish. She is the daughter of Kristina and Cory Bickel, of Huntington.

Horace Mann names AY honor roll

Horace Mann Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll all year of the 2018-19 school year.

All A’s
Fifth Grade
Lynnsey Degitz, Myah Eltzroth, Brooke Hamming, Molly Ross, Lucie Smith and Addison Strine.

Fourth Grade
Patrick Flowers, Jasper Krumanaker, Titus Schultz, Chase Stecher and Zane Vatter.

Third Grade
Kenzlee Bir, Logan Degitz, Marley Gooding, Sophia Mason, Kayleah Whitenack and Lauren Worthman.

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