YSB Youth Volunteer of the Year

Senior Girl Scout Troop 20042 received the 2019 Youth Volunteer of the Year Award from the Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County during the agency’s annual dinner on Thursday, Jan. 24. Pictured holding their awards are (from left) Cheyenne Cottrell, Jessica Hartmus, Rebekah Brunner and Bethany Marcum.

First Fed. parent announces April 23 meet

Northeast Indiana Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, has announced that the corporation will hold its 24th annual shareholders’ meeting on April 23, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held in the boardroom of First Federal Savings Bank at 100 Frontage Rd., Huntington. The holders of record date for the annual meeting will be March 11.

The company also announced a quarterly cash dividend of 25 cents per common share. This cash dividend will be payable on Feb. 19, to common shareholders of record on Feb. 5.

Hollman on USF dean’s list

Maggie Hollman, a 2015 graduate of Huntington North High School, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Saint Francis, in Fort Wayne.

Hollman, who is studying special education, is among a group of high-achieving students who completed 12 or more semester hours of class credit and attained a scholastic semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Banks intros two bills on Jan. 23

Congressman Jim Banks (R-IN) introduced two pieces of legislation on Wednesday, Jan. 23, aimed at increasing oversight of reforms at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and properly honoring unclaimed remains of deceased veterans.

Specifically, H.R. 698 would require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit a report to congress and the U.S. comptroller general on the progress and action taken by the secretary in implementing the High Risk Action Plan of the VA to address areas of concern identified by the comptroller general in the most recently published High Risk List.

Huntington County Farm Bureau offering pair of $500 scholarships

Huntington County Farm Bureau Inc. is offering two $500 scholarships for this year’s graduating seniors or students enrolled in a two or four-year accredited college program.

Parents, guardians or applicant must hold a current Indiana Farm Bureau Inc. membership and must be a resident of Huntington County. Applicant must be a 2019 graduating senior from Huntington North High School or an accredited high school program or a student currently enrolled in a two or four-year accredited college program at any Indiana college or university with a grade point average of “B” or above.

Filing update for primary May 7

As of Jan. 24, the following individuals have announced their candidacy for Republican or Democrat nominations in the municipal election primary on May 7.

Those individuals are:

Mayor, City of Huntington
Larry D. Buzzard.
Brooks Fetters. *

City of Huntington
Christi Scher McElhaney. *

City Common Council, 1st District
Charles “Charlie” Chapman. *

Markle man on Cedarville dean’s list

Cedarville University student Andrew Lund, of Markle, was named to the Cedarville University dean’s list for fall 2018.

This recognition required Lund, whose major is mechanical engineering, to maintain a 3.5 GPA for the semester and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours.

Cedarville University, located between Dayton and Columbus, OH, is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 4,193 undergraduate, graduate and online students.

YSB Adult Volunteer Award

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County’s 2019 Adult Volunteer of the Year Award is accepted by Nancy Wagner (left) and Cindy Mast (center) of the Stitching with Love group at College Park Church. Presenting the award is YSB’s Executive Director Jan Williams (right) during the agency’s annual dinner on Thursday, Jan. 24.

HCCSC board to meet today in exec session, then regular meeting in Warren

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will meet in executive session today, Monday, Jan. 28, at 5 p.m. at Salamonie Elementary School, 1063E-900S, Warren, and in a regular meeting at 7 p.m. on this same day and location. 

The agendas and attachments are now available in BoardDocs via the HCCSC web page at www. hccsc.k12.in.us by clicking on Current School Board Meeting Agenda, clicking on the date of the meeting and clicking on View Agenda.

4-H Benefit Auction Feb. 2 at Heritage Hall

The annual 4-H Benefit Auction will take place Saturday, Feb. 2, at First Merchants Heritage Hall on the Huntington County Fairgrounds. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., the auction will get underway at 6:30 p.m. and the show sponsorship auction will commence at 7 p.m.

Among numerous items up for bid is a 40-inch Vizio television, an Acer Chrome Book, golf package, gas trimmer and a pair of sapphire earrings.

The show sponsorship auction will give attendees the opportunity to purchase the sponsorship rights to the various shows at the Huntington County 4-H Fair.


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