Dillon invites students to serve as Senate pages

Sen. Gary Dillon recently invited area middle and high school students to make the Indiana Statehouse their "classroom for a day" by serving as Senate pages during the 2010 Indiana General Assembly.

During the legislative session, pages spend one day at the Statehouse working with their senator and Senate staff.

Red Cross plans December blood drives

The American Red Cross of Huntington County will hold several blood drives during December.

They are:
• Dec. 16, from 2 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 641 N. Main St., Roanoke.

• Dec. 21, from 1 to 7 p.m. at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Rd.

• Dec. 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Church of Christ, 455 E. Morse St., in Markle.

To schedule an appointment to donate, call 800-448-3543 or visit IndianaOhioRedCross.org for more information.

Artists can attend workshop on grants

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) will host a regional grant workshop for artists inter-ested in applying for a grant through the Individual Artist Program.

The free workshop will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 15 at the Allen County Pub-lic Library, Fort Wayne.

The event is open to artists from the IAC's Region 3 (Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, La-Grange, Miami, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley counties).

HNHS boys' basketball team shoots itself to loss at Warsaw

Shooting barely over 20 percent for the game, the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team lost to host Warsaw, 35-18, on Saturday, Dec. 5, to fall to 0-3 on the season.

The Vikings hit just 7 of 34 field goal attempts for 20.6 percent in the slow, deliberate match-up. They were completely shut out in the second quarter and topped out at 7 points in the fourth quarter.

Forester women clamp down on Grace for first conference win

With most of lthe Grace team watching, Huntington University women's basketball player Courtney Beerbower goes up for a basket in the opening half of play at HU this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5. HU cruised to an 82-62 win.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Ryleigh Carr's four first half steals set the tone for the Huntington University women's basketball team and helped propel it to an 82-62 dusting of visiting Grace College this afternoon, Saturday, Dec. 5.

After giving up a three-pointer on Grace's first possession of the game, the Forester women clamped down on the visitors for the rest of the half, allowing just 20 more points while forcing 14 turnovers, including the quartet of steals by Carr.

Kyle R. Shively

Kyle Ray Shively, 20, of LaFollette, TN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009, at St. Mary's Medical Center, LaFollette, TN.

He was born July 15, 1989, in Huntington and his survived by his father, Randy (Annette) Shively, of Andrews, and his mother, Carol (Kenny) Teague, of LaFollette, TN.

Additional survivors include a brother, Kevin Grabow, of LaFollette, TN; two sisters, Kelly (John) Weaver, of Fort Wayne, and Heidi Gartley, of Andrews; and his grandparents, Joshua and Nina Teague, of LaFollette, TN.

Pauline Pond

Pauline Pond, 98, of Uniondale, IN, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, at 5:30 p.m. at her residence.

Mrs. Pond was a homemaker. She had attended the Uniondale United Methodist Church. She graduated from Chester Center High School in Wells County Mrs. Pond had spent many winters in Zepyrhills, FL.

She was born Sept. 30, 1911, in Jackson Township, Wells County, to Walter and Leona Mae Bock McIntire. She married Wilbur "Webb" Pond on Sept. 20, 1935, in Tennessee.

Viking in control

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Viking senior Kenny Morton (top) controls his Oak Hill opponent at the Huntington North High School Wrestling Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 5.


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