Lasting memory

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Jennifer Burns (left) and her mother Beverly Sailors hold one of the bricks that will be placed along the "Memory Walk" path at Markle Health and Rehabilitation on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The painting of the bricks was a project by residents on the Alzheimer's unit.

HNHS asks fans for canned food dontions at basketball games

The Huntington North girls' and boys' basketball teams will accept canned food items from fans beginning with the Thanksgiving games through December.

The items can be brought to any home boys' or girls' game.

Also, on Nov. 27, the Lady Vikings take on Homestead at North Arena and Huntington North will be collecting donations of winter hats or gloves.

All donations will go toward Angel Tree.


Lady Viking bowlers wipe out Bellmont

Brittany Notestine rolled a 176 and a 197 to lead the Huntington North High School girls' varsity bowling team to a 19-1 victory over visiting Bellmont on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Oak Lanes in Huntington.

In the first match, Tonya Crago's 181, Ayla Yeiter's 161, Elizabeth Bischoff's 150 and Lesley Love's 146 added to Notestine's score of 176 for a 814-599 win over Bellmont.

The second game saw Crago roll a 173, Alyssa Bowers take a 160, Love bowl a 146, Notestine take her 197 and Bischoff roll a 184 to again defeat Bellmont 859-744.

HNHS boy bowlers crush Bluffton

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity bowling team crushed visiting Bluffton 18-2 on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Oak Lanes.

The Vikings easily swept the first game 1033-814. EJ Tackett led Huntington North with a 220. Gage VanDine had a 213, Tyler Neff had a 210, Adam Fruit had a 200 and Tyler Carroll took away a 190. All Viking bowlers won their respective individual matches during the first game.

George R. Hagan

George Royce Hagan, 70, of Pendleton, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.

Mr. Hagan graduated in 1957 from St. Mary's High School, Anderson, and retired in 1997 from Delco Remy in Anderson after 38 years in skilled trades. He then earned a college degree and served as an assistant professor of machine tool technology at Vincennes University for nine years.

Sonya J. Ottinger

Sonya Jo Ottinger, 47, of Cromwell, IN, and a native of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at her home.

Mrs. Ottinger had moved to the Cromwell area in 1990 from Columbia City. She worked as a licensed massage therapist and was a member of the Broadway Christian Church.

She was born Feb. 10, 1962, in Huntington to Jay Rittenhouse and Nancy Sands. She married Mark Ottinger on May 23, 1981; her husband survives.

Douglas W. Hunnicutt

Douglas W. Hunnicutt, 55, of Fort Wayne, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Hunnicutt had been employed as a lineman with Verizon for 30 years and had previously worked for Franklin Electric. He was a graduate of Norwell High School and was a member of Van Jammers.

He was born Nov. 13, 1954, in Bluffton. He is survived by his mother, Margaret "Peg" (Richard) Chambers, of Warren; and was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Hunnicutt. He is also survived by his wife, Loretta "Lori" Hunnicutt.

Edward S. 'Ed' Langston

Edward S. "Ed" Langston, 59, of Lincolnville, IN, and having family members in LaFontaine, IN, died Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at his home.

Mr. Langston was a retired millwright and had been employed at Wabash Alloys and J&L Steel. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and American Legion Post 15, both in Wabash.

He was born April 19, 1950, in Pennsylvania to Charles W. and Marie L. Stewart Langston.

Dorothy B. Griswold

Dorothy B. Griswold, 89, of Washington Township, Whitley County, IN, and having family members in Roanoke, IN, died Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne, where she had been a resident since January 2008.

Mrs. Griswold graduated from Ironton (OH) High School. She had lived in Portsmouth, VA, Fort Wayne and Laud before moving to Washington Township in 1963.

She was born July 29, 1920, in Kingsport, TN, to Joseph Armstrong and Mary Elizabeth Calhoun Phillips. She married John B. Griswold on Nov. 4, 1940. Her husband preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2005.

Ted Hall

Ted Hall, 59, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at 3:29 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Hall was employed by White Automotive in Columbia City and was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Huntington.

He was born Nov. 30, 1949, in Halo, KY, to Ballard and Clearcy Hall Hall. He married Betty Fox on July 28, 1978, in Darwin, VA. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include a daughter, Susana Hall, of Huntington; three sisters, Susanna (Everett) Johnson, of Huntington, and Maggie Sloan and Mary Lou Branham, both of Wheelwright, KY.


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