River clean-up on agenda in Markle

The Markle Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Markle Park Board, is proposing a Wabash River Clean-up Project for early spring 2010.

The project would entail removing trash, overgrowth and dead plant matter from the banks of the river on both sides of the levee as well as west of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and levee outlet control facility.

Linda Beck, a member of the Markle Chamber of Commerce, says that the project was been talked about previously, and that the Wabash River is important to Markle.

YSB offers training in teen suicide prevention

The Teen Suicide Prevention Task Force will host a free QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) training on Dec. 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The training will be held at the Youth Services Bureau office, 134 Maple Drive in Huntington. Participants are welcome to bring their lunch with them for this training.

Student film returns for DVD party

'Nero Bloom: Private Eye' returns to Huntington University for a free screening and DVD release party on Friday, Dec. 11.
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Mystery! Suspense! Adventure!

The student film "Nero Bloom: Private Eye" will return to the Huntington University campus for a free screening and DVD release party on Friday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Zurcher Auditorium.

Library to host game night Dec. 15

The Huntington City-Township Library will host a free game night for area youth on Tuesday, Dec. 15.

The event is designed for youth in grades six through 12 and includes food, games and chances to win prizes.

For those who choose to use the prizes as holiday gifts for siblings and friends, a gift-wrapping station will be provided at no charge.

Registration is advised, as space is limited.

For more information, contact the Children's Department of the library at 356-2900.

The library is located at 200 W. Market St.


Christmas program at Bethel AOG is Dec. 6

Bethel Assembly of God will hold its annual Children's Christmas program on Sunday Dec. 6, during the 10 a.m. service.

Following the service, the annual Christmas dinner will be held.

For more information call 356-8363.

The church is located at 1640 E. Taylor St., Huntington.


Richardson graduates from NG basic training

Ryan Richison.
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Air National Guard Airman First Class Ryan M. Richison recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

Richison completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied sci-ence degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Richison is a 2008 graduate of Huntington North High School.

SBA offers free Internet workshop Dec. 15 to provide guidance

The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) will host a free Internet small business workshop.
The online workshop will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Huntington Tri Kappa offers college scholarship in honor of Connie Schul

The Huntington Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa is offering a $500 scholarship in honor of former member Connie Schul.

The scholarship will be awarded to a Huntington County resident who is currently a high school senior or college freshman, sophomore or junior.

Applications are available at the guidance office at Huntington North High School.


Santa to tell stories at HPL on Dec. 12

The Huntington City-Township Library will host Stories with Santa on Dec. 12, starting at 10 a.m.

Along with story time, each child will receive a special gift from Santa, sponsored by the Psi Iota Xi Sorority.

Parents are welcome to bring cameras to take pictures of their children with Santa or on his sleigh.

The event is open to the public and there is no charge.

Registration is suggested but not required.

For more information call the Children's Department at 356-2900.

The library is located at 200 W. Market St.


Vikings swimmers win more battles, but Oak Hill depth wins the day

Despite the Huntington North High School boys' swim team taking eight first place finishes out of 12 events, lack of depth cost it big-time as it lost to host Oak Hill 104-79 on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

While only winning four events, the hosts had 10 runner-up finishes and nine third place finishes to pile up the points faster than the Vikings.

Seniors Danny Scher, Skyler Ruschhaupt and Shaun Marion all won two individual events and were members of two winning relay teams to lead the Vikings' scoring.


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