Randy L. Williams

Randy L. Williams, 58, of Andrews, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at his brother's home in Huntertown.

Mr. Williams graduated from Harding High School in Marion, OH, in 1969 and later graduated from Ivy Tech College in Fort Wayne. He was a sheet metal worker and had worked for Fort Wayne Structural Steel, J.O. Mory's and Leon Brown, Inc. He was active in softball leagues in the Fort Wayne and Huntington areas until being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1994.

He was born March 3, 1951, in Marion, OH, to Donald L. and Marilyn L. Sekinger Williams.

Viola Gressley

Viola Gressley, 93, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Gressley had been employed by Schacht Rubber Co. and Huntington Electric, both in Huntington. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Mary's Circle and the Kum Join Us class. She graduated from South Whitley High School in 1935.

She was born Feb. 8, 1916, in Elkhart to James and Ada Baumgardner Biddle. She married Ora Gressley on June 6, 1937. Her husband survives.

Raymond C. Huffman

Raymond C. Huffman, 20, of Huntington, died Thursday Jan. 21, 2010, at 12:05 a.m. of injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Wells County.

J. Baker places second overall at HNHS gymnasts fall to Carroll

Huntington North High School gymnast Olivia Eckert prepares for the landing after her vault at the Lady Vikings' meet with visiting Carroll on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Outperforming and capturing first place in all four events, visiting Carroll defeated the Huntington North High School varsity gymnastics team 105.350-98.250 on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Carroll's Caitlin Radke took first place in all events to score 37.100 overall.

Huntington North's Jessica Baker led the Lady Vikings by taking second place overall with a score of 35.750. Baker took the silver in the vault with a score of 9.250, the uneven bars with a score of 8.500 and the balance beam with a score of 9.300. She placed third in floor exercise with a score of 8.700.

Harter leads Crestview eighth-graders past Bellmont

Dylan Harter scored 10 points to lead the Crestview Middle School eighth grade boys' basketball team to a 42-32 victory over Bellmont on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Kyle Platt followed Harter with nine points, and Caleb Stoffel added eight points. Matt Hogan wrapped things up for the 11-5 Cougars with six points, seven assists and six rebounds.

Crestview's seventh grade boys' basketball team also defeated Bellmont, 41-27.

South Side stops HNHS frosh boys

The Huntington North High School boys' freshman basketball team was handed a 40-23 loss by visiting South Side on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Paul Ehler carried the Vikings with 10 points. Trenton
Kern added five more points for the freshman team, now 5-7.


JV Lady Vikes beat Northrop

The Huntington North High School girls' junior varsity basketball team proved to be the dominant force over host Northrop as the Lady Vikes won 32-26 on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

In a match that had just two lead changes, the Lady Vikes led at every quarter stop. They were up 5-3 after the first frame and held a 10-9 lead at halftime. They built a 21-14 cushion after three quarters.

Taylor Pursifull led the Lady Vikings with 10 points and eight rebounds. Kelsey Hollowell had nine points, and Shelby Bradford added seven points and five rebounds.

Riverview eighth grade girls to 12-1 with win over Southwood

The Riverview Middle School eighth grade girls' basketball team defeated Southwood 43-25 on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Mikayla Carpenter carried Riverview with 10 points. Alyssa Hiple and Tiffany Burke each added seven points. Jessie Earhart followed up with six points and Alexa Shoemaker had five for the 12-1 team.

The Riverview seventh grade girls' basketball team fell to Southwood 52-17.

Tasha Grover, Maddi Kennedy and Kristen Dyson all had four points for Riverview, now 1-12.


Up in the air

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Jessica Baker makes a leap on the balance beam at the Huntington North High School gymnastics team's meet with visiting Carroll on Wednesday, Jan. 20.

Child-rearing classes offered in Zanesville

Zanesville Community Church will offer a series of 12 lessons starting Monday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m.

A second session will be held on Jan. 28 at 1 p.m. Classes will be offered twice weekly.

“The Essentials of Disciples” provides advice on how to raise children, offering counsel on effective discipline, self-confidence and safeguards in a dangerous world from experts including James Dobson.

For more information call 638-4239

The church is located on Indianapolis Road in Zanesville.


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