Huntington Catholic February books for birthdays


Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their February birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (front row from left) Colton Schenkel, first grade; Carson Gill, Logan Fowerbaugh and Clare Richert, all second grade; and (back row from left) Daniela Plascencia, fourth grade; Noah Stetzel, fifth grade; Alexandra Craig, sixth grade; and Grant Rosen, seventh grade.

Respectful students


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington Catholic School presents monthly Spirit Awards to students from each grade who display Christ-like behavior. Respect was one of the virtues chosen for the month of February and winners were (front row from left) Braxton Fowerbaugh, kindergarten; Carson Gill, first grade; Logan Lewis, second grade; Jedadiah Kline, third grade; and Steven Ball, fourth grade; and (back row from left) Zariah Tinoco, fifth grade; Isaac Scheiber, sixth grade; Lillian Brumbaugh, seventh grade; and Adam Holzinger, eighth grade.

StoryCon


Photo by Steve Clark.

Claire Harvey (left) and Rachel Platt (right) give a presentation on crafting costumes on a budget during Huntington University’s StoryCon on Saturday, Feb. 22. The event, held in the school’s Merillat Centre for the Arts, featured a variety of presentations on characters, storytelling and more and was open to HU students and high school juniors and seniors.

Students with self-control


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington Catholic School presents monthly Spirit Awards to students from each grade who display Christ-like behavior. Self-control was one of the virtues chosen for the month of February and winners were (front row from left) Blake Richardson, kindergarten; Samson Dinius, first grade; Noah Reust, second grade; Imogen Streator, third grade; and Juniper Stepler, fourth grade; and (back row from left) Mia Mendoza, fifth grade; Indigo Stepler, sixth grade; Penelope Harrell, seventh grade; and Jax Mickley, eighth grade.

HU Dept. of Biblical Studies to bring Keener to campus on March 31

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Craig Keener

The Department of Bible and Religion at Huntington University will welcome speaker Dr. Craig Keener to the 2020 Bergdall Endowed Lectureship on Biblical Studies on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in Zurcher Auditorium in the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Keener received his PhD from Duke University and is the F.M. and Ada Thompson Professor of the New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. He has authored 28 books, six of which have won awards in Christianity Today.

Business of the month


Photo by Steve Clark.

Citizens Telephone Corporation, in Warren, has been named Business of the Month for March by the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors.

Theatre Guild Act II invites public to mystery

The Huntington Theatre Guild Act II invites the community to come and take part in an interactive murder mystery, “Murder at Mardi Gras.”

The performance will take place on Friday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Huntington North High School Auditorium.

The show centers on Pierre DuPre being found strangled by a pair of Mardi Gras beads. It will be the audience, along with the members of the theatre guild, discovering clues that will help unmask the culprit before the killer strikes again.

Mardi Gras-themed refreshments will be served during the evening.

Morris Family to perform at Gethsemane March 1

The Morris Family, a gospel group comprised of a mother, father and children, will minister in music and praise on Sunday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at Gethsemane Ministries.

All are welcome to attend.

The church is located at 2239 Hartman St., Huntington.

Strick to deliver State of City address at Pathfinder Services on Feb. 28

Huntington Mayor Richard Strick will deliver a State of the City address on Friday, Feb. 28, at Pathfinder Services, in Huntington, at 7:30 a.m.

Today, Thursday, Feb. 27, is the last day to reserve a seat at the event, which is required in order to attend. Reservations are free and can be made by emailing skimmel@huntington-chamber.com or calling 356-5300.

Strick will discuss his administration’s plans for 2020. A question-and-answer session will follow.

Library genealogist Kirby to speak at next Huntington Alert meeting

Huntington Alert invites the public to its next meeting, which will be held Wednesday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntington City-Township Public Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

Sarah Kirby, the genealogy and archives librarian, will share how the local history center may be used in efforts to research historic homes and other buildings.

Additionally, officer elections for 2020-2021 will be held and members may nominate and vote for officers at this time.

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