Markle passes ID theft prevention program

The Identity Theft Prevention program was passed during the Oct. 21 meeting of the Markle Town Council.

Steps to prevent identity theft have already been implemented by the town, but a formal program had to be adopted by law.

The council also said that it has received about 40 applications for the administrative assistant job and members are to look over them, pick out their top candidates. An executive session will be held to go over the applications.

Governors open new sections of 'Fort to Port'

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was joined by Ohio Governor Ted Strickland at the Indiana-Ohio state line on Thursday, Oct. 29, to open new sections of the U.S.-24 "Fort to Port" highway, fulfilling a commitment by both states to "meet at the line in 2009" and marking another step toward connecting Fort Wayne with the Port of Toledo.

HU breakfast series to focus on student-athletes, coaches, athletic director

Lori Culler.
Photo provided.

The Huntington University Foundation will continue its breakfast series on Nov. 11 with a presentation by the university's athletic director, Lori Culler, as well as Forester coaches and student-athletes.

The athletic department staff members will discuss their respective programs and introduce the student-athletes. The Huntington University Foresters compete in 14 intercollegiate sports for men and women. In the past 11 years, Huntington has produced 64 NAIA All-America honors and 158 All-America Scholar Athlete honors.

Pvt. Blayne Brooks grads from Marine basic

Blayne Brooks.
Photo provided.

Pvt. Blayne T. Brooks graduated from Marine Corps basic training in San Diego, CA, on Oct. 23.

Brooks is a 2009 graduate of Huntington North High School and is the son of Jeff and Po Brooks, of rural Huntington.

He completed 12 weeks of intense training that included physical, academic, field, marksmanship and combat water survival skills; and also learned the Marine Corps core values of honor, courage and commitment.

After a 10-day leave, Brooks will return to Camp Pendleton in California for Marine combat training.


Horace Mann names honor students

Horace Mann Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2009-2010 school year:

All A's
Fifth Grade

Cody Barton, Jessica Bartrom, Bethany Brunner, Kylee Jojola, Lucas Long, Dylan Schnitz, Mary Tackett and Kaytlyn Zeller.

Fourth Grade
Tremar Clore, Jacob Fowler, Paige Heagy, Cory Little, Gage Sandlin, Bailey Snelling, Karise Teusch, Randi Thompson, Alyssa Voght and Jackson Wright.

Setting it up

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Interpretive naturalist Teresa Rody watches as her son Carson Rody sets up to shoot during Scout Fun Days Saturday, Oct. 24, at J. Edward Roush Lake. The Scouts also participated in canoeing, pellet gun and survival skills events.

Guitarists to perform senior recital on Nov. 6 at HU

The Huntington University Music Department will present a combined senior recital by guitarists Patrick Harding and Theodore Stavrou on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Harding is a music-business major from Avilla.

At Huntington, he has been involved with Joyful Noise, Student Admission staff, 2007 and 2008 "Godspell" summer tours, as well as a guitarist at The Well.

Making a break for it

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

49ers running back Zach Daugherty makes a cut on his way for extra yards on Saturday, Oct. 31, during the PAL football championship. The 49ers met the Chicago Bears in the 8 and 9-year-old division.

Calling the play

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Members of the PAL football league's Chicago Bears listen to their coach's instructions duding the PAL championship on Saturday, Oct. 31. The team faced the San Francisco 49ers in the 8 and 9-year-old division.

Max R. Gaston

Max Raymond Gaston, 76, of Urbana, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, at 7:19 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Gaston graduated from Urbana High School in 1951. He served in the United States Army, then was employed by Jack Cross Ford for more than 30 years.

He was born Feb. 9, 1933, in Urbana to Russell and Lena Herriman Gaston. He married Orma Derck on April 4, 1952, in Wabash. His wife survives.


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