Three in race to become next mayor of City of Huntington

Huntington mayoral candidates are (from left) Larry Buzzard, Johnnie Hiles and Richard Strick.

Three candidates are vying to become the next mayor of Huntington.

Those candidates are Republican Larry Buzzard and independents Johnnie Hiles and Richard Strick.

Larry Buzzard
Buzzard, 61, has been a Huntington County commissioner since 2012 and currently serves as the commissioners’ president. He previously served on the Huntington Common Council and Huntington County Council.

Pink Out treats


Photo by Steve Clark.

Leah Lesh (left), a member of the Pink Out Committee, and Dee Hoffman, the committee’s founder, arrange baked goods on a table during the sixth-annual Pink Out on Monday, Oct. 21, in the large pavilion at Memorial Park, in Huntington. The event, which consists of a bake sale, raffle and silent auction, is a fund-raiser for Cancer Services for Huntington County.

Leaf pick-up to start in Huntington on Monday, Oct. 28, if weather allows

Leaf pick-up for the City of Huntington will begin Oct. 28, weather permitting.

Updates will be posted on the City of Huntington Facebook page on a regular basis, or residents can get updates by calling City Services at 356-4720 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Leaf collection will be done by the zones used for trash collection. Crews will start in Zone 1 (Monday) first and after it is completed move to Zone 2, then Zone 3, etc. until all zones have been collected.

Roanoke library to again host adult coloring and craft night

The Roanoke Public Library’s next adult coloring and craft night is Thursday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m.

Supplies will be available but participants may feel free to bring their own coloring and craft supplies.

The Roanoke Public Library is located at 314 N. Main St., Suite 120, Roanoke.

Warren’s Scarecrow Festival is on Friday

The Warren Scarecrow Festival will take place Friday, Oct. 25, with a costume parade starting off from 3rd and Wayne streets in downtown Warren at 5 p.m. All children and adults are invited to masquerade in family-friendly costumes.

Additional festivities include a chili cook-off from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wayne Street.

The Scarecrow Festival is sponsored by the Warren Area Chamber of Commerce. Festival brochures are available at local banks and businesses.

More information and updates are on the “Warren Scarecrow Festival” Facebook page.

Daugherty explains about life of tax increase

In the last regular meeting before the municipal election, the Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees conducted business quickly Monday, Oct. 21.

A shortened agenda did not include any items regarding the two upcoming referendum questions that will appear on the ballot for all Huntington County voters to decide on Nov. 5.

Pilchers Chapel Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 31

Pilchers Chapel will have a Trunk or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the church.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

The church is located at 2039S-600W, Huntington.

Love INC Christmas Gift Shop registering

Love INC is kicking off its 2019 Christmas Gift Shop with registration open on Oct. 28.

This program allows parents and guardians to shop for a predetermined amount of gifts per child in a genuine shopping environment, giving them the chance to provide Christmas gifts for their family at an affordable rate. 

The Gift Shop will be held at Hope Rising Church, 1131 Etna Ave., on Dec. 12 and Dec. 13. 

Registration can be done in person at Love INC beginning Oct. 28 through Nov. 22.

Northview Trunk or Treat this Saturday

Northview Church of Christ, in Huntington, is holding a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

In addition to candy, a free meal of hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served.

The church is located at 2900 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

First Brethren Church Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 30

First Brethren Church will have a Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 30, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the church.

Apple cider and cookies will be served.

The church is located at 245 S. Marion Rd., Huntington, on Ind.-9 just past Division Road.

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