Norwood group honors three yards for summer

Pete and Vicki Allen stand in the yard of their home at 4161N-580W. They were one of three couples who received Norwood Homeowners Association Yard of the Month awards.
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The Norwood Homeowners Association presented its Yard of the Month award to three homeowners over the summer.

The first Yard of the Month award went to Pete and Vicki Allen at 4161N-580W.

The next award went to David and June Haack, 6232 W. Maple Grove Rd.

The third award was presented to Bill and Sandi Circle, 4594N-615W.

Volunteers from the Huntington County Master Gardeners helped make the Yard of the Month decisions.

Kids Kampus holding Wick’s Pies fund-raiser through Oct. 29

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, in Huntington, is holding a Wick’s Pies fund-
raiser through Monday, Oct. 29.

For a fee, the following pies are available to order: sugar cream, pecan, peanut butter, German chocolate, pumpkin, pumpkin chess and coconut sugar cream.

Orders can be placed online at www.kidskampus.
org or by visiting Kids Kampus at 435 Campus St., Huntington. Kids Kampus is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Karate champs


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Members of Genbu-Kai Karate of Indiana in Huntington participated in the Lions Karate Championship Tournament on Oct. 6 in Syracuse.

Celebrating 100 years


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Anna Belle Rice (seated at left) celebrates her 100th birthday on Monday, Oct. 8, with her family at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Pictured with her are her sister, Edith Scheerer (seated at right); and (standing from left) her nieces, Christine Stoffel, Nancy Scheerer, Becky Grove and great-niece Jenny Dyke, holding her son, Jameson.

Commish to have exec session

The Huntington County Commissioners will meet in an executive session today, Monday, Oct. 15, at 1 p.m. in the commissioners’ office, room 103A of the Huntington County Courthouse, 201 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

The purpose of the meeting will be to receive information about, and inter-
view, prospective employees.

Local woman in Kenya

Alicia York, of Huntington, a student studying exercise science, spent part of the summer 2018 term in Kenya as part of Indiana Wesleyan University’s study abroad program.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church committed to global liberal arts and professional education. IWU-Marion represents nearly 3,200 students who are enrolled in traditional programs on the residential campus in Marion.

Zion UMC hosting sausage fund-raiser

Zion United Methodist Church, 6276 N. Old Fort Wayne Rd., is having a whole hog sausage sale fund-raiser.

A box of 20 1/4-pound patties, as well as a 16-ounce jar of Sechler’s Pickles (12 varieties) will be available to order.

To order, call 519-2463 or 672-2759. Delivery is available. Pick-up is Oct. 20 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Proceeds of the sale will be used for church utilities.

Red Cross seeking blood drive hosts this winter to help prevent shortages

The American Red Cross is seeking blood drive hosts this winter to help prevent blood shortages and potential delays in medical care.

Blood shortages are not uncommon during the winter months, but by hosting a drive in December, January or February, individuals and groups can help ensure patient needs are met all winter long.

How to make good soup


Photo by Steve Clark.

Dee Kochensparger, of the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library, discusses the ingredients she uses to make some of her favorite soups during her “DEE-licious Cooking” program at the library on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Kochensparger conducts the program each month, sharing recipes she likes with attendees.

A peek inside a pumpkin


Photo by Steve Clark.

Cassie Bradberry, an education major at Huntington University, displays the contents of a pumpkin to students at Horace Mann Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 11. Bradberry and other HU education majors, along with prospective HU students considering careers in education, visited the elementary school and educated students about pumpkins with fun projects.

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