Arthur Craft

Arthur Craft, 62, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at 9:18 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Craft served in the United States Army and was a punch press operator at Majestic for 27 years. He was also a member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 204.

He was born March 17, 1947, in Garret, KY, to Woodrow Craft and Geneva Miller Johnson. He married Doris Griffith on Oct. 12, 1974 in Andrews. His wife survives.

Taking charge

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Lukas Wygant of Huntington North High School takes charge of New Castle's Brock Smith at 160 pounds during the North Central Conference Wrestling Tournamaent on Saturday, Jan. 23, at HNHS.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Fall Leagues

Men's High Game: Bill Kusler, 257; Gus Ballance, 200; Thurman Glassburn, 179.
Men's High Series: Bill Kusler, 655; Gus Ballance, 546; Bill Reed, 491.
Women's High Game: Billie Smith, 138; Sharon Wymer, 111.
Women's High Series: Billie Smith, 334; Sharon Wymer, 328.
Most Over: Bill Kusler, +121; Monty Miller, +63, Dick Wymer, +55.
Top Teams: The B's, 12-4; Team #9, 11-5; Team #3, 8.5-7.5.

HNHS boys struggle in 57-46 loss to New Castle

The Huntington North High School's boys' varsity basketball team struggled in a 57-46 loss to host New Castle Chrysler on Friday, Jan. 22.

The Vikings, 4-9, hung tough in the first quarter as New Castle held a 10-9 lead. The game got away from the Vikings in the second quarter, however, as the hosts went on a 13-5 run to head into halftime with a 23-14 lead. New Castle upped the margin to 37-25 after three quarters, and HNHS watched New Castle spend much of the time at the free-throw line in the final minutes.

Landis leads Eagles over Fort Wayne, 58-43

Standout Jed Landis canned 19 points and added six rebounds to carry the Huntington Eagles homeschool boys' varsity basketball team to a 58-43 victory over host Fort Wayne Hawks on Thursday, Jan. 21.

Huntington, now 19-3, maintained the lead for the entire match, outscoring Fort Wayne in every quarter. The Eagles went 14-5 in the first quarter and added nine more points in the second stanza to leave the halftime score at 23-10.

Eagles 14U takes charge of Fort Wayne Hawks

The Huntington Eagles 14U homeschool boys' basketball team took charge of the 14U Fort Wayne Hawks, 38-23, on Thursday, Jan. 21.

Clay Sickafoose led the Eagles with 12 points. Ian Kissell added nine more points for Huntington, now 12-4. Trey Frank took 11 rebounds and Chris Lieffers had eight.


Kissell's 17 lead Eagles 12U past Saint John

Ian Kissell scored 17 points to lead the Huntington Eagles 12U homeschool boys' basketball team to a 34-11 victory over visiting Saint John the Baptist of Fort Wayne on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Bruce Hitzfield also contributed to Huntington's win with 10 points, five blocks, seven rebounds and seven steals. Tyce Frank added five points and Brandt Hitzfield had five rebounds for Huntington, now 7-2.


Jerry L. Schwartz

Jerry L. Schwartz, 70, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at 10:13 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Schwartz was a 1957 graduate of East Union High School. He received a bachelor's degree from Ball State University in 1961 and received his master's degree from Ball State University in 1964. He taught in the Huntington County Community School Corporation at Warren High School and Huntington North High School for 34 years, teaching business education and accounting before retiring in 1995. Following retirement he worked at Myers Funeral Homes since 1996.

Judy K. Hartzler

Judy K. Hartzler, 64, of Markle, IN, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Hartzler attended Rock Creek School in Huntington County and graduated from Warren High School with the class of 1963. She obtained a master's degree in teaching from Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. After teaching for some time in the Fort Wayne School System, she recently worked with Early Childhood Alliance in Fort Wayne. She attended the Zanesville United Brethren Church.

School make-up days are March 22 and May 14

In light of the closing of Huntington County Community School Corporation schools on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21 and 22, school make-up dates have been announced.

For Thursday’s cancellation, HCCSC students will attend school on Monday, March 22, and for Friday’s cancellation, schools will be open on Friday, May 14.

In addition, parents and students are reminded that school will be in session on Friday, March 19, in order for teachers and staff to attend a conference on April 23. Schools will therefore be closed on Friday, April 23.


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