Waggin’ Tails to host fund-raiser

The Waggin' Tails 4-H Dog Club will hold a Pizza Hut fund-raiser on May 24 from 5 to 8 p.m.

A portion of the price of each buffet purchased goes to the club, which will use the funds to purchase equipment and supplies.

Huntington Pizza Hut is located at 101 Frontage Rd.


Children’s fishing derbies set for June 5 at the Upper Wabash Reservoirs

Children ages 2 to 14 years old are invited to participate in one of three fishing derbies at the Upper Wabash Reservoirs on June 5, during the statewide free fishing weekend.

Check in starts at 8:30 a.m. with fishing from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

The award ceremonies will follow and each child will receive a prize.

Children will be divided in age categories, 2 to 5; 6 to 10 and 11 to 14 years old.

Prizes include fishing tackle, tackle boxes and fishing rods.

Heritage Daze Kar Show will benefit Cancer Services for Huntington County

Tom Tallman is chairing this year’s Heritage Daze Kar Show.
Photo provided.

The Heritage Daze Kar Show will be held on June 18 from 4 to 9 p.m., on Jefferson Street between Park Drive and Court Street.

Registration is 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The first 100 vehicles registered will receive a free dash plaque.

A limited number of plaques will be available for sale as well.

The show will include a 50/50 drawing, live DJ playing music from the '60s through '80s and presentation of more than 30 awards to contestants.

Admission tickets will be available at the main table on the corner of Market and Jefferson streets.

FEA honors teacher

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Bonita Price, a first grade teacher at Flint Springs Elementary, was named Teacher of the Year by the Huntington North High School Future Educators of America on Monday, May 10. Pictured from left to right are: Director of Adult Education and the Internship Program Steve Schenkel, Price, FEA Advisor Mike Martynowicz and FEA President Jessica Musselman.

Young earns USF degree

The University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, has announced the list of students who completed degrees during the December 2009 and May 2010 sessions.

Among them was Huntington resident Tonya Young.
Young earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.


HU baseball team ends season with second tourney loss

Despite the Huntington University baseball team out-hitting the College of Idaho 15-10, the Foresters could only reach home twice and fell to the Coyotes 4-2, on Wednesday, May 19, at California Baptist University in Riverside, CA, in HU's second game of the opening round of the NAIA World Series.

The loss cut short HU's hopes of reaching the World Series in Lewiston, ID, next week, and ended the Foresters' season at 31-22 record.

Ethan Tribolet took the loss for HU, pitching a complete game and allowing four runs on 10 hits, while striking out four and walking two.

Lady Vikings to compete in 11 events at regional track meet

The Huntington North High School girls' track team will send members to 11 events in the Northrop regional after 11 girls and two Lady Viking relay teams qualified for the regional level at the IHSAA Marion girls' track sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University on Tuesday, May 18.

Huntington North totaled 130.5 points to place second overall as a team after Columbia City, which had 167.5 points.

Individuals had to place first, second, third or fourth in order to move on.

Rain doesn't stop HNHS softball team from claiming NCC crown

Playing in rainy conditions, the Huntington North High School varsity softball team managed a 2-0 shutout over host Kokomo to take the North Central Conference title on Tuesday, May 18.

Maureen Lund recorded the win for the Lady Vikings, now 14-6, allowing five hits and four walks on seven strikeouts.

Lauren Chanley and Audrey Hiner each scored runs, and Lund had an RBI.

Lloyd Knecht

Lloyd Knecht, 78, of Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at Miller's Merry Manor.

Mr. Knecht, a graduate of Andrews High School, had been employed by Kitchen Maid in Andrews. He retired from Bircraft in Huntington. He was a member of St. Paul's County Line Church.

He was born Oct. 30, 1931, in Huntington to Frank and Pearl Hanselman Knecht.

Survivors include two sisters, Mary Alice Garretson and Henrietta Satchwill, both of Andrews; and a brother, Robert Knecht, of Roscoe, IL.

Marie T. Fink

Marie Therese Fink, 76, of Indianapolis, IN, and a former resident of Huntington, IN, died Monday, May 17, 2010.


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