John Hostetler seeks United States Senate seat in Republican primary

Five Republicans want a chance at becoming the next United States Senator from Indiana.
The seat is currently occupied by Democrat Evan Bayh, who does not plan to seek re-election.

John Hostetler is one of those candidates.

John Hostetler
Age: 48
Address: Blairsville
Family: Wife - Beth; four children
Party Affiliation: Republican
Political experience: U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-2007.

• Hostetler did not respond to The TAB's request for information.


Dinner to raise funds for pageant

An all-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin dinner will be held on April 20 at the New Hope Church, 2001 Engle St., from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to help raise money for Kalee Pressler's advertising for the state pageant to compete for Miss Indiana Cover Girl and a trip to California in November 2010.

This is Pressler's fourth year going to this pageant. Last year, she received a State Ambassador award, along with other trophies.

This year's state pageant is July 1-July 3. Different competitions will be held every day.

Lancaster honors perfect attendance

Lancaster Elementary School announces its list of students who achieved perfect attendance during the third grading period.

They are:
Mason Anderson, Barrett Barscz, Josi Barscz, Chandler Beaty, Emma Bickel, Alexander Bishop, Robert Borland, Kiara Bowers, Stone Bowers, Lacey Boxell, Caden Brubaker, Brittany Bussard, Lynn Bussard and Meg Camomile.

And, Eli Christman, Evan Christman, Gage Cocklin, Wyatt Couch, Seth Davis, Isaish Decker, Alivia Eiting, Brit Eltzroth, Eli Eltzroth, Dane Fife, Alyssa Fulton, Rachael Fulton, Cassidy Gray and Breckin Hammel.

Spring Family Festival is Saturday at Hier’s Park

The Council Against Domestic Violence of Huntington County will hold its sixth annual Spring Family Festival on Saturday, April 24, in Heritage Hall at Hier's Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Agencies and organizations serving children and families in Huntington County will provide activities including arts and crafts, carnival games, musical performances and hands-on educational experiences.

Family Practice to join PPG in July

Family Practice Associates recently announced that it will be joining Parkview Physicians' Group (PPG) to provide more cost-effective quality care through the shared efficiencies of a larger practice.

Family Practice Associates includes Dr. John Carnes, Dr. Anette Lane, Dr. Theppanya Keolasy, Dr. Michele Thurston, Dr. Julie Utendorf, Dr. William Webb and Vickie Gayed, NP.

"Family Practice Associates is looking forward to a great working relationship with Parkview Health, and we are committed to providing excellent care to patients and their families," says Utendorf.

Richard Behney seeks United States senate seat in Republican primary

Five Republicans want a chance at becoming the next United States Senator from Indiana.
The seat is currently occupied by Democrat Evan Bayh, who does not plan to seek re-election.

Richard Behney is one of thse candidates.

Richard Behney
Address: Fishers
Current occupation: Small business owner
Family: Wife; Three children
Party Affiliation: Republican
• Behney did not respond to The TAB's request for information.


Scrapbooking Day to be held on April 24

The Warren Church of Christ will hold a Girls' Scrapbooking Day on Saturday, April 24, from 1 to 4 p.m.

All junior and senior high girls are welcome to attend and bring their scrapbooks and supplies.

The event will also include food and a lesson.

On Sunday, April 25, the church will host its ROCK party.
The group will be traveling to "Church-E-Cheese" from noon to 3 p.m.

This event is for any student kindergarten through fifth grade.

The bus will leave the church by noon.

For more information contact Nathan Ratcliff at 224-4843.

Democrats to meet

The Huntington County Democrat Party will conduct a business meeting on April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntington County Democratic Headquarters, 20 N. Jefferson St.

This is the final meeting before the May primary.
Those interested in coming are asked to contact Chairman Jim Long at 356-4682, or Secretary Andy Krieg at 224-0520.


SWCD to hold fish sale

The Huntington County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a fish sale, with orders due by April 26.

Available fish include redear sunfish, bluegill, hybrid bluegill, channel catfish, fathead minnows, northern jumbo bullfrog tadpoles, koi and grass carp. The sale also includes water lilies and aquatic plants.

Order forms are available at the district office, located at 2040 Riverfork Drive or by call 356-6816, extension 3.


HCARS next meeting is April 26

The next Huntington County Amateur Radio Society meeting will be held April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Huntington County Jail, second floor, in meeting room one.
The public is welcome.

If you ever considered becoming a member or wanted to know more about amateur radio, please plan to attend.

Parking is available in the east parking lot or on State St. There will be a guest speaker.



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