Sister Delores Carlos, OLVM

Sister Dolores Carlos, OLVM, 84, a resident of Victory Noll Huntington, IN, died Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at 9:50 a.m. at Parkview Hospital Huntington.

Sister Carlos entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Jan. 3, 1947, and made first vows on Aug. 5, 1949. She served in the missions in Indiana, California, Utah, Texas and Colorado. She was presently missioned to Imperial, CA, doing Hispanic ministry and advocacy outreach.

She was born March 12, 1926, in Selma, CA, to Luis and Guadalupe Paz Carlos.

Fine machines in Mt. Etna


Photo by Jessica Williams.

The Mt. Etna Masonic Lodge 333 held its annual car show on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Mt. Etna Lodge.

Several downtown streets to close for annual Bicycle Challenge Sept. 18-19

The Board of Public Works and Safety approved a request from the Huntington County Visitor and Convention Bureau on Monday, Aug. 2 to close a handful of streets downtown for the 7th annual Huntington Bicycle Challenge.

North Jefferson Street from Washington to Market Streets and Market Street from Cherry to Warren Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19.

Phyllis Renz of the bureau said the streets would be opened periodically to let drivers through if no bicyclists are riding through.

Paul L. Mason

Paul L. Mason, 81, of Uniondale, and being a former business owner in Markle, died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Mason was the owner and operator of Mason Flooring. He attended First Church of the Nazarene in Bluffton and was a former member of the Barbershop Chorus.

He was born Feb. 17, 1929, to William E. and Tressie V. Creviston Mason. He married Marilyn Swaidner. His wife survives in Uniondale.

Melba L. Anderson

Melba Louise Anderson, 77, of Fort Wayne, IN, and a native of Huntington County, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Anderson was a nurse, having graduated from the Lutheran School of Nursing in 1953. She was the owner of J.L. Vitamins & Herbs, Inc. for 28 years and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Roanoke Chapter 62.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1932, to Willmer T. and Margaret G. Meyer in Huntington County. She married J.C. Anderson. Her husband survives in Fort Wayne.

Richard H. Butler

Richard H. Butler, 75, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at 1:17 p.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Butler was employed at the Kmart warehouse in Fort Wayne for 22 years and later worked at the Majestic Corporation in Huntington for seven years before retiring in 1997. He was a graduate of Indiana University and also took courses from the University of Nebraska.

He was born on Nov. 7, 1934, in Albion to Guy L. and Crystal Faye Carver Butler. He married Nancy I. Covey on July 24, 1971. His wife survives.

Mildred K. Cooper-Troyer

Mildred K. Cooper-Troyer, 97, of rural LaFontaine, IN, died Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2010, at 3:40 a.m. at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine.

Mrs. Cooper-Troyer was a lifetime member of Jalapa Methodist Church, a graduate of Sweetser High School and a 50-year member of the LaFontaine Order of the Eastern Star.

Lady Vikes place seventh at own invite

The Huntington North High School girls' golf team finished seventh of 11 teams with a score of 376 at its own Huntington North Golf Invitational at LaFontaine Golf Course on Thursday, Aug. 5.

Laurisa Richard led the Lady Vikes with an 89. Liz Conley fired a 92, Morgan O'Banion shot a 96 and Maddie Meese had a 99.

Lauren McCollough was non-scorer with a 133.

Homestead grabbed first place overall with a score of 333, and Homestead's Karley Dobis shot a 74 to take medalist honors.

Sister Barbara M. Witt, OLVM

Sister Barbara Marie Witt, OLVM, a resident of Victory Noll, Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, at 10:40 p.m. at Holy Family Health Care Center at Victory Noll, Huntington.

Sister Witt entered the Congregation of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters on Oct. 27, 1945, and made first vows on Aug. 5, 1948. She served in the missions in Michigan, Indiana, California, Texas and at Victory Noll. She retired from Food Service in 1993, and was a volunteer in her later years.

She was born Dec. 2, 1924, to John and Eleanora Fohl Witt in Bellville, IL.

Lady Vikings start season with fifth place invite finish

The Huntington North High School girls' golf team opened its season with a fifth place finish out of nine teams at the Shenandoah Lady Raider Invitational on Wednesday, Aug. 4.

The Lady Vikings carded a team score of 398, led by Liz Conley shooting an 86. Marion won the event with a 363.
"I'm overall very happy with the way our girls played today," said HNHS Head Coach Scott Winter. "It was an overall very pleasing start to the season."

Larisa Richards backed up Conley up with a 94. Shawna Titus and Morgan O'Banion each had a 109, and Maddie Meese shot a 110.

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