Equipping youngsters


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Martin Young, of the Kiwanis Club, hands out school supplies to children at Huntington Head Start, on Wednesday, May 5. The club handed out supplies and also sponsored an ice cream party.

Helping out


Photo provided.

The Neighborhood Workers/Farmer Lads 4-H Club recently collected supplies for the Huntington County Humane Shelter and presented them to Dee Hoffman, the shelter's operations manager. Pictured are (from left) Tyler Blocker, Hoffman, Haley Richman, Abby Blocker and Casey Richman.

Pathfinder, Habitat team up for HD Cornhole Tourney

Pathfinder Services Inc. and Huntington County Habitat for Humanity are partnering to hold their 2nd annual Cornhole Tournament this year as part of Heritage Days.

The tournament will take place on Saturday, June 19 in the Show Arena at Hier's Park in Huntington. Registration will begin at 1 p.m. and the tournament is set to begin at 2 p.m.

Roanoke to host ‘Springtime in the Village’

Roanoke's Springtime in the Village will be held on May 22.

The annual event includes town-wide garage sales, crafts and vendors. Residents who want to hold a garage sale should sign up now at the Roanoke Town Library. There is a fee to be included on the official map of the event.
The Roanoke Brethren Church will sponsor a kids' carnival with free rides, games and crafts.

The day-long event begins at 8 a.m. and continues until 3 p.m., ending with a hog roast from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Roanoke Fire Station.

Salvation Army cancels May Bingo

Senior bingo at The Salvation Army has been canceled for the month of May.

This month's session was to have been held on May 13.

 

Campbell to direct final band concerts before retirement

The Huntington North High School Viking Band and Symphonic Band will perform a free spring concert on Tuesday, May 11, at 7 p.m. in the HNHS auditorium.

The concert will be Thaine Campbell's final appearance as director of the HNHS concert bands. Campbell is retiring this spring after teaching in the HNHS band program for 40 years.

Stop-N-Shop’s special cookies raise funds for childhood cancer research

Deb Haney, Cindy Miller and Tiffany Haney (from left) will be baking cookies at the Stop-N-Shop to raise money to fight childhood cancer.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Stop-N-Shop, 3030 W. Park Dr., is baking sweet treats to help fight childhood cancer.

Cindy Miller, who manages both the store and the kitchen, says the store's bakery will offer a different variety of cookie each week to raise money for the Cookies for Kids' Cancer organization. The cookies will be sold at a premium price, with the extra money going straight to the organization.

Women build for Habitat


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

A mostly female crew spent Saturday, May 8, working on a Habitat for Humanity House under construction at 931 Iowa St., Huntington. Dianne Shaw (left) and Dorothy Diehl fasten a stud to a dividing wall.

Waiting for the start


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Charles "Tink" Bosell, of Andrews, sits on his motorcyle as he awaits the start of the Commissioners' Ride on Saturday afternoon, May 8. About three dozen riders, led by Huntingotn Couty Comissioners' President Tom Wall, trekked thorugh Huntngotn County after leaving the courthouse.

Blessing of the bikes


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Rev. John Pfister (right), pastor of St. Mary Catholoic Church, sprinkles holy water on the motorcyles of (from front)Tommy Wall, Tom Wall and Don Wall during the "Blessing of the Bikes" on Saturday, May 8, in the church parking lot. The blessing has become an annual tradition to begin the motorcyle riding season.

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