Joyce L. Brockup

Joyce Lee Crispen Brockup, 66, of Claremore, OK, and formerly of Warren, IN, died Jan. 11, 2009, in Claremore.

Mrs. Brockup graduated from Warren High School in 1960. She was a member of the Sunshine Girls Society and the girls' chorus. She was also a member of the Order of Rainbow for Girls, Chapter 49, of Warren. She moved to Claremore, OK, in 1983.

She was born Feb. 23, 1942, in Warren to Earl M. and Erma L. McIntire Crispen. She married William Brockup in 1963. He preceded her in death.

Brenda R. Satterthwaite

Barbara Rose Satterthwaite, 72, of Markle, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Meadowvale Health and Rehabilitation in Bluffton.

Mrs. Satterthwaite had been employed as a dietary supervisor for Oak Park Hospital, Chicago, IL. She attended the Church of God in Huntington.

She was born Oct. 5, 1936, in Huntington to James Robert and Augusta Mae Lash Lee. She married Joseph Arthur Satterthwaite Sr. on June 1, 1957, in Huntington. Her husband survives in Markle.

Thelma I. Miller

Thelma I. Miller, 96, a resident of Heritage Pointe, Warren, IN, and formerly of rural Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Miller was a 1931 graduate of Chester High School, Wabash County. She was a homemaker and farmed with her husband in Clear Creek Township. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church and a former member of the Clear Creek Shock Church of the Brethren.

Charlotte A. Scheiber

Charlotte Ann Scheiber, age 76, of Columbia City, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2009, at 3:40 p.m. at the Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Scheiber graduated from Huntington Catholic High School in1952. She was a member of St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, Columbia City.

She was born May 21, 1933, in Huntington to Herman and Hazel Ellsroth Eckert. On May 22, 1954, she married Robert E. Scheiber in Huntington. Her husband survives.

Joyce E. Dice

Joyce E. Dice, 75, of Eel River Township near Huntertown, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at 4:10 p.m. at Parkview North Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Eddie R. Freestone

Eddie R. Freestone, 79, of Anderson, IN, and having family members in Warren, IN, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at St. John's Health System, Anderson.

Mr. Freestone had worked for the United States Postal Service for 34 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member and past president of the Eagles Lodge and a member of the AARP, Grandview Golf Course, National Association of Letter Carriers and several bowling leagues.

He was born April 24, 1930, in Anderson to William E. and Martha Lund Freestone. He married June Hancock on Oct. 10, 1949. His wife survives.

Ty A. Green

Ty Allen Green, infant son of James R. and Kari A. Villanueva Green, of Warren, IN, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at 6:52 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Rep. Burton takes it to the people with town hall meet at Flint Springs

Sylvia Kaufman (front right) of Huntington, makes her feelings known with her sign as she listens to Tep. Dan Burton discuss healthcare reform at a town hall meeting at Flint Springs Elementary School on Thursday, Aug. 27.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Health care reform was the topic of a town hall meeting hosted by Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.) at Flint Springs Elementary School on Thursday, Aug. 27.

Burton discussed his disagreements with H.R. 3200, the so-called "universal health care bill," while citizens on both sides of the issue fervently expressed their opinions on reforming the nation's current health care system.

"The for-profit system is what the greatest country in the world is built on," Burton said.

Farm speaker cites both good and bad ag news

Chris Hurt, Purdue agricultural economist, spoke at a breakfast meeting on Aug. 26 at Huntington University. Hurt discussed the economic recession and recovery, and how it affects the agricultural industry.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

There's good news and bad news for farmers as a result of the latest economic recession, says Agricultural Economist Chris Hurt, of Purdue University.

Hurt was the featured speaker at a breakfast meeting, discussing the outlook for farm prices and inputs, held at Huntington University's Habecker Dining Commons on Aug. 26.

Hurt went over the current economic climate and how that affects the agricultural finan-cial situation. In addition, he shared his economic forecast for the farm industry.

"Happy days are here again - but it will take time," Hurt says.

County humane shelter to hold first 'Waggin Tails, Doggie Trails' dog walk

Anthony Wilson (left), chairman of the Huntington County Humane Shelter's "Waggin Tails, Doggie Trails' on Oct. 10, and James Wagner, Hometown Video owner, are shown with a scooter to be given away at the event. Hometown is the sponsor for the scooter.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

On Oct. 10, the Huntington County Humane Shelter will hold its first "Waggin Tails, Doggie Trails" dog walk, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will be held at Homier Park, at the "Eagles Walk" trail. The day includes information on caring for pets as well as shopping at the various vendors who will be on site.

There will also be a raffle, with a drawing for a 2008 49cc NST scooter, sponsored by Hometown Video & Games Inc.

There is cost for the event as well as for raffle tickets.


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