Medication drop-off day planned at Walgreens

Old, unused or unwanted medications can be disposed of during a drug drop-off day on Friday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Walgreens store in Huntington.

Any medications, both over the counter and prescription, will be accepted.

Walgreens is located at 1804 N. Jefferson St.

The event is sponsored by TRIAD of Huntington County.

Bendix’s health center marks fifth anniversary by honoring Pogorelc

Bendix marked the fifth anniversary of its on-site health center with a visit from Chief Operating Officer Carlos Hungria and a dedication of the center in honor of the employee who first pitched the idea to the corporation.

The Bendix Health Center, which opened in September 2013, is staffed by a nurse practitioner and medical assistant. Employees receive preventive, primary and acute care services, follow-up care and referral management. The center provides other services as well, such as health assessments, health coaching and disease management.

Luers names local man Bruce Keller as 2018 ‘Distinguished Knight’

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Bruce Keller

Bishop Luers High School has announced the 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Knight Award and the Honorary Distinguished Knight Award after a Mass opening Homecoming festivities on Sept. 14. Bishop Luers High School is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2018-2019.

Bruce Keller, a graduate of the Class of 1966, was the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Knight Award. Keller attends St. Joseph Catholic Church in Roanoke.

Library to embark on $1.2 million renovation

At the Huntington City-Township Public Library board meeting held Monday, Sept. 17, the library board members voted to approve a $1.2 million construction bid to Hamilton Hunter Builders.

The construction company, located in Fort Wayne, will complete the building construction aspects of the library’s upcoming renovation, a project estimated at just over $1.8 million in cost.

Matthew Karst enrolls in Belmont University’s largest class ever

Matthew Karst, of Huntington, enrolled at Belmont University in Nashville, TN this semester as part of the university’s largest class yet.

The new students made their presence known throughout Nashville during orientation as more than 2,100 freshmen and transfers participated in the annual SERVE event, which allows students to engage in community service at nonprofit sites around the city.

‘A Few Good Men’ to perform at Lancaster Wesleyan on Sept. 30

“A Few Good Men” will perform live in a gospel music concert Sunday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. at Lancaster Wesleyan Church.

Admission is free and the community is invited.

The church is located at 3147W-543S, Huntington, in the town of Lancaster.

For more information contact Rev. Doug Sharrard at 468-2411 or Rev. Duane Cragun at 468-2734.

HNHS’ music concert to be held at HU’s Merillat Centre on Oct. 10

The Huntington North High School Music Department will present “A Fall Concert” on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Huntington University Merillat Centre for the Arts.

The Glee Club, Viking Chorale and Concert Choir will perform, as well as the Jazz Band and Symphonic Band.

Admission is charged.

Clap your hands

Joan Sherlock (left), children’s assistant at the Markle Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library, engages in a rendition of “If You’re Happy and You Know It” with Max Douglas, of Markle, during story time at the library on Thursday, Sept. 20. Story time at the library occurs each Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Pathfinder arts groups to present arts and crafts show, benefit Sept. 29

Pathfinder Services’ Creative Abilities and Little River Art Studio will present an arts and crafts show and benefit motorcycle ride Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 85.

All art that is on display will be for sale, creating income for the artists. Lunch featuring chili dogs and music by Doc’s Entertainment will also be part of the activities.

All proceeds from the food sales will benefit the Community Supports program at Pathfinder Services.

Shooting on the run


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Chad Kreider, of Huntington, gives a mounted shooting demonstration at the encampment at the 43rd annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Feisstival on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Huntington County Fairgrounds. The festival continues today, Sunday, Sept. 23, until 5 p.m.

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