Smart and Seely have champion cats

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Caleb Smart (left) had the champion short hair cat and the grand champion cat overall at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21. Rachel Seely (right) had the champion long hair cat.

Jones, Prather and Harris are cat showmanship winners

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Showmanship winners at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21, are (from left) Kaitlin Jones, beginner; David Prather, intermediate; and Alli Harris, advanced. Harris was also the overall showmanship champion.

Cat critique

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Jordan Dolby (right) watches as judge Kim Anders, of Fishers, critiques her cat during the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 20, at Hier's Park.

Smart, Patrick and Koch are cat demonstration winners

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Action demonstration winners at the Huntington County 4-H Cat Show on Tuesday, July 21, are (from left) Colene Smart, advanced; Kayla Patrick, intermediate; and Karmen Koch, beginner.

William R. Farrow Jr.

William Ray Farrow Jr., 62, of Moulton, AL, died in Warren, IN, on Friday, July 17, 2009, at 3 a.m.

Mr. Farrow was a truck driver for Total Transportation.

He was born June 26, 1947, in Kalamazoo, MI, to Ray Sr. and Audrey Lambert Farrow. He married Claudia Fields, who survives,

Additional survivors include a son, Charles Wilshire, and two daughters, Sherry Wilshire and Barbara Mullins, all of Moulton, AL; a brother, Gary Farrow; two sisters, Mary Baker and Sally Knapp; and 12 grandchildren.

School board holds elections, discusses new algebra teaching concept

The annual election of the Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees officers was held at the beginning of the Monday, July 20, meeting.

Serving as president again for the next year is Kevin Patrick. He was voted in 6-0, with board member Rick Brubaker absent.

Serving as vice president again for the next year is Brubaker, Rex Baxter was appointed secretary and Shelia Howe will be treasurer with David McKee serving as deputy treasurer, all by unanimous votes.

The stipend for board members was kept the same, $2,000 annually.

School board also discusses textbook rental, HNHS renovations

Other items discussed during the Huntington County Community School Cooperation Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, July 20, included some adoptions and updates.

The board of trustees approved the adoption of a new animal science textbook for Huntington North High School.

Textbook rental fees were established so the information could be given out prior to student registration.

Burdell E. Hildebrand

Burdell E. Hildebrand, 74, of Big Lake, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at 8 a.m. at his home.

Mr. Hildebrand, a 1953 graduate of Huntington Township High School, had worked as a supervisor at E-Systems/Memcor for 33 years. He had served on the Huntington County Council and the Huntington Township Advisory Board. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and St. Peter's First Church.

Miriam L. Bragg

Miriam Lenore Bragg, 87, of Warren, IN, died Sunday, July 19, 2009, at 11:45 p.m. at Heritage Pointe, Warren.

Mrs. Bragg, a 1940 graduate of Van Buren High School, had lived at Heritage Pointe since February. She spent most of her life on the family farm in Washington Township, Grant County. She had worked at Anaconda during World War II and was a substitute rural mail carrier. She had also worked at Foster Forbes, Martz's Market in Van Buren and Long's Cleaners. She had attended Hanfield United Methodist Church since 1936.

Prather, Meyer are tops at 4-H llama show

After all the events at the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday, July 20, at Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club, Jennifer Meyer (left) and David Prather were named reserve champion and overall champion, respectively.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

David Prather was named the overall champion at the Huntington County 4-H Llama Show on Monday evening, July 20, at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club.

Jennifer Meyer earned the reserve champion spot.
The champion is chosen based on a percentage of points earned throughout the year for club activities and points earned during the show.

Other results are:
Beginner — Samantha Roller, first; Karisa Clore, second; and Jeremiah Johnson, third.


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