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.
Photo provided.

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.

HNHS girls' swim team succumbs to Oak Hill

The Huntington North High School girls' swim team lost to Oak Hill 123-63 on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Huntington North won only four of the 12 events, and took only three second-place finishes and five third-place finishes.

Sophomore Cassie Hacker was the most successful Huntington swimmer, winning the 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.94 and taking the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:15.85.

Sophomore Sarah Karst won the 500-yard freestyle in 6:02.45, and senior Mariah Patrick won the 100-yard backstroke in 1:07.63.


Viking bowlers roll past Columbia City

The Huntington North High School boys' bowling team rolled past host Columbia City 17-3 on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

In the first round, the Vikings smashed Columbia City 1191-952. Adam Fruit was the lead scorer for the Vikes, knocking down 277. EJ Tackett followed with 257, Connor Brown had 234, Tyler Carroll took 223 and Gage VanDine had 200.

Huntington North also swept the second round, but by a much smaller margin, 1064-1031. Tackett led the team with 266. Carroll had 233, Fruit ended with 211, Brown had 209 and Tyler Neff finished out with 145.

Lady Viking bowlers enjoy comfortable win over Columbia City

Huntington North High School's girls' bowling team enjoyed a comfortable 18-2 win over host Columbia City on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

The Lady Vikings didn't have their finest performance in the first round, outscoring the Eagles 824-726, but still got all 10 points. Brittany Notestine took 211, Ayla Yeiter had 164, Tonya Crago rolled 163, Lesley Love added 161 and Elizabeth Bischoff had 125.

In the second round, Mikey Harrison rolled 241 to help the Lady Vikes control Columbia City 999-748. Love had 217, Notestine had 203, Yeiter added 180 and Crago took 158.

Landis pours in 29 as Eagles beat Fort Wayne Guard

Jed Landis poured in 29 points to take the Huntington Eagles varsity basketball team to a 63-41 victory over host Fort Wayne Guard on Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Huntington jumped to a 13-1 lead in the first quarter and added 14 more points in the second to bring the halftime score to 27-12. Fort Wayne outscored Huntington 19-12 in the third quarter, but the Eagles bounced back in the fourth to outscore the Guard by 14 points in the fourth.

Landis also had six rebounds and six steals on the night.


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