4-H fair champions 9

Photo by Matt Murphy.

4-H champions who were recognized on Wednesday, July 28, are (front row from left) Eli Ernst, Erin Doctor and Marissa Foraker; and (back row from left) Ethan Ernst, Jordan Dolby, Brooke Dennis and Brandon Eckert.

4-H fair champions 8

Photo by Matt Murphy.

4-H champions who were recognized on Wednesday, July 28, are (front row from left) Brandon Briggs, Brendon Biehler, Ian Broderick, Dane Brown and Alexandra Brown; and (back row from left) Parker Brundige, Trevor Brewer, Haylee Bradford, Shelby Bradford and Savannah Brown.

Nazarene Band performs at fair

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

The Nazarene Band performed Tuesday, July 27, at the Huntington County 4-H Fair. Director George Killian leads the band in "Stars and Stripes Forever."

Faith Community Church to hold fish, tenderloin dinner on Aug. 13

Faith Community Church of God will host an all-you-can-eat fish and tenderloin dinner on Aug. 13 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The food will be catered by Dan's Fish Fry. Carry-out will be available.

There is a cost per person with a discount for children 6 to 12 years old. The cost increases slightly at the door. Children 5 years and younger are free of charge.

For more information call 356-5476.

The church is located at 3615 N. Norwood Rd., Huntington.


United Way Mini-Triathlon to now include Fun Run to now include Fun Run

This year's United Way 2010 Team Mini-Triathlon is expanding to allow runners an opportunity to participate by entering a 5K Fun Run, which will be held Sept. 12, on the Parkview Huntington Hospital campus.

Parkview Huntington Hospital is the title sponsor for the Team Mini-Triathlon, a One-Mile Fun Walk and the 5K Fun Run.

Also new this year, Summit City Radio of Fort Wayne station V102.9, Huntington's newest radio station with towers in Roanoke, will broadcast from the event.

Athletic passes now available for HNHS sports

The Huntington North Athletic Department is offering Super-Tickets for the 2010-11 school year.

The tickets can be purchased and picked up starting Monday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the high school office or athletic office.

There will be no reserved seating for football games this season.

Reserved seating - lower level only - will be available for boys' basketball games.

Those reserved tickets will be sold in October.

The Super-Ticket will admit patrons to all home sporting events, except IHSAA and NCC tournaments.

Adult open class winners

The adult open class winners from the Huntington County 4-H Fair pose for a group shot at the fair.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Judging results have been announced for the Open Class Adult Exhibit projects, which took place on Friday, July 23.

Results are listed below:

Best of Show: Kathy Zeissig.

Honor: Mary Hardy.

Blue ribbons: Amy Ambrose, Vickie Floyd, Mary Hardy, Allison Reed, Larry Scheiber, Janice Smith, Eve Szelis, Donna Waters and Kathy Zeissig.

Red ribbons: Karen Fulton, Sharon Laupp, Sharon McCoart and Nancy Poulson.

Other participants: Lori Hardy, Ruth Reed and Richard Shenefield.

11U Huntington Heat finish third overall at Ripken Experience

Photo provided.

The 11U Huntington Heat participated in the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, SC, finishing third overall with a record of 4-2. The week-long tournament, sponsored by former major leaguers Cal and Billy Ripken, pitted the local team against teams from Maryland, Texas and Ohio. The local team includes (front row from left) Ian McCutcheon, Patrick Miller, Lucas Newsome, Hunter Welch and Logan Green; and (back row from left) Cody Barton, Sam Daugherty, Conner Bauer, Gunner Wibel, Carson Wright and Alex McCutcheon. Coaches are Mark Green, Kevin Wright and Chad Newsome.

16U Sluggers capture the Miami of Ohio Tournament championship

Photo provided.

The 16U Sluggers had a perfect week (7-0) and captured the Miami of Ohio Tournament championship, defeating a Chicago team 10-1 in the championship game. The Sluggers are coached by Dustin Sebastian and include players Jared Green and Kendall Whitman, both of Huntington, as well as players from, Fort Wayne, Decatur, Yorktown, North Manchester and Columbia City.

Victory Noll Center will host “Sundaes on Sunday” on Aug. 8

Victory Noll Center will host "Sundaes on Sunday" on Aug. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.

There will be ice cream sundaes, live music, clowns, face painting and much more.

There is a suggested donation per person or for families of four or more.

For more information about Victory Noll Center, contact Sue Wilhelm at 356-0628, extension 128 or via e-mail at suewilhelm@olvm.org.

Victory Noll Center is located at 1900 W. Park Drive in Huntington.



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