Joyce I. Warren

Joyce Ilene Warren, 75, of Swayzee, IN, and having family members in LaFontaine, IN, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Warren was a 1951 graduate of Swayzee High School She retired in 1982 from Delco in Kokomo. She was a member of UAW Local 292.

She was born July 28, 1933, in Sims to Wilson A. and Wilma M. Allen Davis. She married Marden Harlan Warren on Aug. 10, 1951. Her husband survives.

Local teacher joins colleagues in massive grading session

Mary DeLaney, a teacher at Huntington North High School, graded more than 800 essays from the Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Exam for a week in June at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, KY.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Originally published July 2, 2009.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of high school students around the country and around the word take what are known as "Advanced Placement" exams.

These exams are usually the culmination of year-long high school courses, and students are eligible to receive college credit for passing the exams, depending on the grade received.

Every exam, except for a small number of art and language courses, consists of a multiple-choice section and a free-response or essay section.

Flying high


Photo provided.

The Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 donated a 10-foot by 15-foot flag to Wabash Technologies.

Games ahead


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Sponsors stand behind items that will be given away at the United Way "Prize Basket Bingo" event on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at the Heritage Hall at Hier's. Pictured are (from left) Jennifer Eller and JoDeane Knowles, both from Teachers Credit Union, Sue Rumple from Beacon Credit Union and Satin Lemon from First Federal Savings Bank. Advance tickets can be purchased at Beacon, TCU and First Federal. Silent auction items include several Vera Bradley pieces and Notre Dame-Purdue football tickets.

Pathfnider, Habitat set cornhole tourney

Pathfinder Services Inc. and Huntington County Habitat for Humanity are partnering to hold a Cornhole Tournament.

The tournament, hosted by Edward Jones and Schneider Electric-Square D, will take place on Aug. 8 in the former Marsh parking lot located at 220 S. Jefferson St.
Registration will begin at 11 a.m. and the tournament is set to begin at noon.

3 Pacesetters plan chicken barbecue

Mignone Communications, Inc., Pathfinder Services, Inc., and Shuttleworth, Inc. are partnering to kick off their United Way Pacesetter campaign with a Nelson's Chicken BBQ on Friday, July 31, from 10:30 a.m. to 4p.m., in the parking lot of Juergens Do-It Center in the Wal-Mart Plaza in Huntington.

All proceeds from the event will go toward the United Way.

Discounted tickets for the event can be purchased in advance. Advance orders of 10 or more chickens are eligible for delivery, within Huntington only.

4-H collecting various supplies for local food pantries

The Huntington County 4-H organization is collecting non-perishable food items, paper products and cleaning supplies for donation to local food pantries in Huntington County.

4-H members, families, friends and the general public are encouraged to bring items to the Huntington County 4-H Fair at Hier's Park on Sunday, July 26 through Wednesday, July 29. Items may be dropped off at the Zahm Trailer

Sales booth between the hours of 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the days listed.

Johnny's is topic for historical group

The Huntington County Historical Society will present a program on Tuesday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the Historical Museum.

Speakers include Johnny Davis, owner of Johnny's Restaurant, as well as other former members of the South Side Business Association. They will talk about the group's history.

Those in attendance will have the opportunity to share memories and stories about the Old South Side and its many businesses as well as view the continuing improvements to the museum.

The museum is located at 315 Court St.

 

Andrews Lions meet at HU recently to install officers for coming year

Joyce Walker (left) outgoing president ofhte Andrews Lions Club, passes the gavel to new President Othel "Slim" Fouts.
Photo provided.

The Andrews Lions Club held a dinner at Huntington University to install new officers for the coming year.

Raymond Keen

Raymond Keen, 88, of LaFontaine, IN, died Tuesday, July 14, 2009, at 7:49 a.m. at Wabash County Hospital.

Mr. Keen was retired from General Tire, Marion, and was also self-employed as a painter. He was a disabled veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II.

He was born May 29, 1921, in Pagatio, NM, to Virgil and Onia English Keen. He married Marjorie L. Sollars on Aug. 20, 1942. His wife survives.

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