Skillman: State can help, but prsopserity up to individuals

Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman addresses the “Advancing Hoosier Women in Business” seminar on July 7 at Huntington University’s Habecker Dining Commons. Skillman spoke about Indiana’s economy.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman says the state government is working to improve the state's economic climate.

During her address at the "Advancing Hoosier Women in Business" seminar on July 7 at Huntington University's Habecker Dining Commons, she focused on how the government can help entrepreneurs with a small business.

The seminar was part of a four-event series to encourage female entrepreneurship in Indiana. The event was co-hosted by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC).

4-H dog show announces results

The Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show crowned its agility champions after competition at Hier’s Park on Sunday, July 13.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The 4-H Dog Show was held Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12, at Hier’s Park.
Show results are:

Obedience
Class 1A — Isaiah Conley, first; Hannah Nelson, second; Alysa Donaldson, third; Anniah Marshall, fourth; Josilyn Platt, fifth; Lillie Burd, Kiara Dominguez, Megan Gilpin and Emma Bushroe, all A’s; Anya Boice, participation.

Rally champions


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show rally champions were announced after competition on Sunday, July 12. Winners are (from left) Taylor Harper , Novice B, with “Lucy” and LaRanda Pasko, Novice A, with “Arianna.”

4-H dog agility


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Rebekah Hoskins instructs her dog through the obstacle course, on Sunday, July 12, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show obedience competition. The dog show was held at Hier’s Park.

Tight turns


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Nathan Richardson, senior farm tractor class, carefully maneuvers his John Deere tractor and attached trailer through the obstacle course, on Sunday, July 12, at Hier’s Park during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Tractor Operators’ Contest.

4-H dog show showmanship winners


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Showmanship champions were crowned on Saturday, July 11, during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show. Winners are (from left) Taylor Harper, senior class, with “Lucy”; Rachelle Mann, intermediate; Elizabeth Michell, junior, with “Rascal”; and Abbi Crago.

4-H dog obedience winners


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

After tough competition on Saturday, July 11, the Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show obedience  winners were (front row, from left) Ashley Crago, Class 4A; Isaiah Conley, 1A; Rebekah Hoskins, 3B; Reedy Neary, 2A; and (back row, from left) Caleb Smart, 3A; Krista Johnson, 1B; LaRanda Pasko, 2B; and Leigh Ann Reed, veterans.

Dog showmanship


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Emma Bushroe takes her Husky mix around the ring during the Huntington County 4-H Fair Dog Show showmanship competition on Saturday, July 11, at Hier’s Park.

Hurlburt first winner of Henn Memorial Award

Alyssa Hurlburt (second from right) was the winner of the first Rob Henn Memorial Scholarship, awarded recently.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Alyssa Hurlburt is the first winner of the Rob Henn memorial scholarship.

Last year, a golf outing was held in order to raise money to give the scholarship this year; $2000 was awarded to Hurlburt, a 2009 graduate of Huntington North High School, where she played basketball and ran track.

Barry Christen, event coordinator, says Hurlburt is a "very bright student athlete" and they are "happy to honor her."

The second annual golf outing is July 19 and will raise money for next year's honoree. To register for the outing, contact Christen at 359-9404.

Screaming fun


Jessica Willliams.

Shawn Mitchem Jr. enjoys an afternoon at the Bendix-Hiner Spray Park on Thursday, july 9.

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