Churches to recreate year of 1844

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church and Seminary United Meth-odist Church are coming together to celebrate the churches’ founding in 1844 on Sunday, April 21, at 6:54 a.m. at Pleasant Chapel Cemetery.

Both churches were founded by the same circuit-riding preacher. An old sunrise service is planned at the cemetery with emphasis on being as authentic as possible.

The cemetery is located across from Pleasant Chapel Church, 880E-1100N, Roanoke.

Chamber scholarship winners


Photo by Steve Clark.

Three Huntington North High School seniors were awarded Huntington County Chamber of Commerce Continuing Education scholarships during a program on Monday, April 15, at Huntington North. Pictured are (seated from left) scholarship winners Shelby Smith, Dakota Pepper and Colin Betterly and (standing from left) representatives from the chamber board of directors, Darlene Stanley, treasurer; Sonya Foraker, chairman of the board-elect; and Randy Warner, chairman of the board.

Chamber honors FACS students


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce handed out student vocational awards on Monday, April 15, at Huntington North High School.

Chamber recognizes business students

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce handed out student vocational awards on Monday, April 15, at Huntington North High School. Pictured are (seated from left) business awardees Kayla Inderlied, Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education; Trey Williams, business; and Veronika Russell, criminal justice; and (standing from left), the students’ sponsors, Lisa Guhl, Schneider Electric; Randy Sizemore, First Federal Savings Bank; and Joe Wiley, Bowers Brewer Garrett and Wiley.

Chamber honors technology students


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce handed out student vocational awards on Monday, April 15, at Huntington North High School. Pictured are (seated from left) technology education awardees Evan Hill, Project Lead The Way; Trent Shively, automotive; and Jacob Haneline, precision machining; and (standing from left) the students’ sponsors, Chris Pletcher, Shuttleworth; David Stetzel, Bendix CVS; and Brenda Smith, PHD Inc.

Listing Holy Week, Easter services

The following is a listing of area Holy Week and Easter services:

Area churches, including College Park United Brethren, Dillman United Brethren, New Hope United Brethren and The Well United Brethren
April 19 – Good Friday Stations of the Cross self-paced walk held from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Merillat Centre, Huntington University.

Calvary United Methodist Church
1725N-900W, Huntington (Bippus)
April 21 – Easter service at 10 a.m.

Northview CofC egg hunt set for Saturday

Northview Church of Christ will have its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 20, at 11 a.m. for ages birth through fifth grade.

Participants should bring a basket to collect their candy. Hot dogs and chips will be provided for an after-hunt treat.

Families are welcome to join in on the day. The church is located at 2900 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Lady Vike netgirls blast New Haven

Jessica Henline, first singles player for the Huntington North High School girls' varsity tennis team, drives a backhand over the net in action on Tuesday, April 16. Henline and the Lady Vikes triumphed 5-0 to improve to 5-1 in the season.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School varsity tennis team dropped only one game en route to a 5-0 blowout of visiting New Haven on Tuesday, April 16.

Jessica Henline at first singles and Emily Bokel at second singles each bashed their foes double 6-0, as did the first doubles team of Macy Wohlford and Maisy Kesler and the second doubles team of Crosley Stanley and Sydney Smekens.

Emily Daas at third singles defeated Adia Horston, 6-1, 6-0, as HNHS improved to 5-1 on the season.

Northrop scores late to beat Vikings

Visiting Fort Wayne Northrop scored five unanswered runs in the final two innings to defeat the Huntington North High School baseball team, 12-8, on Tuesday, April 16.

The Vikings got a home run from Keegan Bartrom and scored five runs in the third inning and three more in the fourth to take an 8-7 lead before the Bruins came back to hand HNHS its sixth defeat against two wins on the season.

Haught a twin winner but Viking trackboys lose

Ricky Haught won a pair of events but the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity track team fell to host New Haven, 75-56, on Tuesday, April 16.

Haught, a senior, captured the 110-meter hurdles in :19.00 and won the pole vault with a height of 11-00 for two of eight HNHS wins on the day.

Zach Hubartt won the high jump with a new HNHS freshman record of 6-1.

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