Eagles seek vols to help with flag

The Eagles 823 Flag Team is looking for people to volunteer holding its 15x20-foot American Flag in various parades in Huntington County this summer.

The Eagles carry the flag in parades asking for donations from spectators. The money is then donated to several area charities.

Twelve people are needed to hold the flag.

To volunteer, stop in the Eagles Aerie 823, 49 W. Washington St., Huntington, call them at 356-7048, or call 224-5560 and leave a message.

Lions assist Community Choirs


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The Huntington Lions Club recently donated $500 to the Community Choirs of Huntington County (CCHC). The donation will help support the group’s summer music camp. Pictured are (front row from left) CCHC members Abigail Stettler, Nellie Palmer, Joshua Troyer and Zoe Palmer; and (back row from left) CCHC members Angie Troyer, Claire Troyer, David Troyer, Taylor Stettler and Angela Stettler and Don Malone, member, Huntington Lions Club.

Gilpin, Jones earn Dorothy Coll Scholarships from foundation

Pictured (from left) Max Gilpin and Savannah Jones.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Max Gilpin and Savannah Jones are recipients of 2019 Dorothy M. Coll Scholarships totaling $1,100 each.

Gilpin, a graduating senior from Huntington North, will be attending Purdue University, West Lafayette, majoring in engineering with a minor in computer science. His parents are Alethea and Todd Gilpin, of Roanoke.

A member of the National Honor Society, his extracurricular activities have included tennis and robotics. His community service work has involved tutoring, 4-H, 4-H robotics and 4-H FIRST Lego League.

Bennett sisters both receive Repp Scholarships

Pictured (from left) Joni Bennett and Kay Bennett.
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces Joni Bennett and Kay Bennett, both from Huntington, as recipients of 2019 Carl Repp Scholarships totaling $750 each.

A rising senior at Huntington University, Joni Bennett is majoring in nursing. Kay Bennett is a rising second-year graduate student in the HU occupational therapy doctoral program. They are daughters of Karen and Thomas Bennett.

Lehman graduates from Trine

Houston Lehman, of Huntington, graduated from Trine University at its 2019 commencement on May 5.

Lehman majored in design engineering technology at Trine.

Riverview announces 4Q honor roll students

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-2019 school year.

All A’s

Eighth Grade
Drew Baker, Grant Beckner, Lawrence Grove, Mara Hendryx, Saij Hildebrandt, Joshua Justice, Gabrielle Leichty, Matthew Lewis, Emily Manry, Jamen Matheny, Dylan Palmer, Madison Ptak, Alexandria Raab, Gwendolyn Ranc, Allie Smith, Keller Whicker, Abagayle Wright and Charlie Zehner.

Horace Mann Elementary School students praised for perfect attendance

Horace Mann Elementary School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance all year of the 2018-2019 school year.

First Grade
Jason Norris and Carter Spurgeon.

Second Grade
Karson Little and Lillie Roberts.

Fourth Grade
 Jasper Krumanaker and Chase Stecher.

Fifth Grade
Nolen Jones, Scotty Middaugh, Molly Ross and Luke Stults.

Everett, Gates named to receive Cecil Scholarships

Pictured (from left) Ali Everett and Tyler Gates
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The Huntington County Community Foundation announces that Ali Everett and Tyler Gates are recipients of 2019 Ephraim (Mike) and Mary Cecil Scholarships totaling $675 each.

Everett, a rising junior at Huntington University, is majoring in missions and international development studies with minors in Bible, refugee studies and business. She is the daughter of Trisha and Brandon Everett, of Huntington.

Charles E. Weicht

Charles E. Weicht, 89, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at 9:50 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Weicht graduated from Van Buren High School in 1947 and served in the United States Air Force as a staff sergeant during the Korean War.

He was born Dec. 20, 1929, in Marion to William and Amanda Weicht. He married Lola A. Kohnke on Aug. 17, 1957, and she preceded him in death on May 18, 2016.

Clarence L. 'Buzz' Mowery

Clarence L. “Buzz” Mowery, of North Webster, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse.

Mr. Mowery attended Bluffton High School and was a United States Army and Air Corps veteran. He formerly worked at Scarborough’s Egg Processing, Cline Trucking, Lucky Burgers and Tasty Freeze, all in Huntington. He lived in Huntington for many years until he moved to the North Webster area in 1979.

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