Farm succession plan workshop on 2 days

Families interested in shaping the future ownership of the family farm should consider attending an upcoming two-session workshop, titled “Design Your Succession Plan.”

Design Your Succession Plan is a program authored by North Dakota State University Extension to help families get started on their plan, open lines of communication and work with professionals. Sessions will be on Thursday, Feb. 28, and Thursday, March 7, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Huntington County Courthouse Annex conference room, located at 1340 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

Crafts, hot chocolate at ADTPL

The Andrews-Dallas Towship Public Library will host a Craft Festival and Hot Chocolate Bar on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Children and adults are invited to drop in anytime and choose from multiple craft projects to make, all while enjoying a cup of hot cocoa with a variety of toppings. Children ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult or by a sibling who is at least 13 years old.

The library is located at 30 E. Madison St. For more information, call the library at 786-3574 or visit Andrews.lib.in.us.

SWCD tree sale runs Feb. 25-April 5

The Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District is holding a Spring Tree Sale from Feb. 25 to April 5.

Orders are due by April 5, with payment. Delivery will be on April 15.

Some of the varieties that will be available at the sale are:

Trees: Autumn Blaze Maple, Sugar Maple, Tulip Poplar, River Birch, Norway Spruce, Exclamation London Plane, Blue Spruce, Red Oak, White Pine and Ivory Silk Lilac.

Shrubs: Coral Snap, American Cranberry, Red Osier Dogwood and Diablo Ninebark.

Artists to gather at Crestwoods

Crestwoods Gallery is hosting an artist reception for the Alan Larkin and Friends exhibition on Saturday, March 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

Additional artists include Austin Cartwright, Gwen Gutwein, Elizabeth Wamsley, Tom Keesee, Cara Lee Wade, George Morrison and Barbara Nohinek.

The show runs through April 6.

Crestwoods Gallery is located at 314 N. Main St., Roanoke.

Zay bill to pilot child welfare program in state recently passes state senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington), Senate Bill 365, that would provide the necessary funding to pilot a child welfare program in Indiana, recently passed the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services by a vote of 5 to 2.

Registering now for 10th annual Discover Roanoke races April 13

The 10th annual Discover Roanoke 10K/5K/1-mile race is set for April 13 in downtown Roanoke at 9 a.m.

Race sponsors are Parkview Health, Ironclad Excavating, Southwest Auto Sales, Intri-Cut Tool Company, Bippus State Bank, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart and Subway of Roanoke.

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Roanoke Lions Club.

Participants in the 5K and 10K portions of the race who sign up before April 1 will be guaranteed to receive a 10th anniversary race T-shirt.

Instruction time


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North Assistant Softball Coach Pete Eckert gives some instruction before the start of a drill at the HNHS Softball Camp on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the HNHS Fieldhouse.

Fryman comes up money as HU women hold off Bethel

Huntington University forward Brooke Saylor lays the ball in for two points during the Foresters' regular season finale at Platt Arena on Saturday, Feb. 16. HU held off a big Bethel rally for a 71-69 win.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University women’s basketball team withstood a furious second-half comeback by visiting Bethel College for a 71-69 win on Saturday, Feb. 16.

The Foresters, finishing the regular season 18-11 overall and 11-7 in the Crossroads League, saw a 24-point third-quarter lead all but disappear, but Sarah Fryman came up money on four three throws  in the final nine seconds to enable HU to hang on.

Fryman finished with a game-best 20 points on the afternoon and was aided by Brooke Saylor and Erin Mohr with 17 and 12 points, respectively.

Schulte tops Viking swimmers at Warsaw sectional

A fifth-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay was the best showing of the day for the four-boy Huntington North swim team on Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Warsaw Swimming and Diving Sectional.

The relay team of freshman Colten Schulte, sophomore Cole Davidson, senior Keegan Mautz and junior Nathan York clocked in at 1:56.31 and garnered 28 points on the way to the team finishing 10th among 14 squads with 86 points.

Schulte had the best individual finish of the meet for HNHS, taking sixth in the 100-yard backstroke in 1:02.06.

Platt's 31 not enough for HU in loss to No. 17 Pilots

Konner Platt pumped in 31 points but the Huntington University men’s basketball team came up short against visiting No. 17 Bethel College, 89-82, on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 16.

Platt’s season-best offensive output came on the wings of a 12 of 19 shooting performance, which included 7 of 8 from two-point range. The junior also added four asissts and a pair of steals, but it was not enough to keep HU from dropping to 16-14 on the season.

Eleven of HU’s losses have come against ranked opponents.

Caleb Middlesworth added 20 points and Zac Owens had 19 for HU.

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