Warren UCC to lead festival's old-time worship

An old-time worship service will take place this Sunday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m. on the Hier's Park outdoor stage as part of the 34th annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival.

The non-denominational service will be led by Scott E. Nedberg, pastor, and the congregation of the Warren United Church of Christ. It will feature old-fashioned preaching and hymn singing.

The church will also hold a regular worship service at 10:45 a.m. that day at its home church at 302 N. Wayne St., in Warren.

HNHS Athletic Dept. strives to keep community in know

Huntington North High School Athletic Director Michael Gasaway stands in front of a large calendar of HNHS athletic events for the 2009-10 school year.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Originally published Sept. 10, 2009.

The Huntington North High School Athletic Department has added a new tool and updated an existing one to keep the communication open between the department and the community.

Athletic Director Michael Gasaway introduced the Athletic Hotline at the beginning of the 2009-10 sports season.

"We talked about how could people find out the status of games without interrupting what (Jill Landrum, athletic department secretary) is trying to get done at the end of the day," says Gasaway, explaining how the idea came about.

HNHS and Huntington Beauty College offer vocational courses in cosmetolgy, manicuring

Huntington Beauty College recently opened its doors to Huntington North High School vocational students. Students can participate in either the cosmetology or manicurist programs. Here, students are working on perfecting techniques on their mannequins.
Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington Beauty College has joined forces with Huntington North High School's Vocational Department to offer courses to vocational students.

Bonnie Swiatkowski, director of education at Huntington Beauty College, says the ven-ture started in June and has seen a lot of positive response.

"Currently, we have 20 students enrolled in our program," she states. "We offer courses in cosmetology and manicuring."

The cosmetology diploma trains students on how to do perms and haircuts, as well as techniques on improving clients' nails and skin.

Lady Viking booters falll to Logansport, 2-1

Lady Viking soccer player Alyssia Williams races downfield with a Logansport defender  in pursuit during the HNHS match on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Lady Vikings lost, 2-1.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

A lone goal was all the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team could muster and fell to visiting Logansport, 2-1, on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Kirsten Konz got the lone HNHS score on an assist from Alyssia Williams.

The team dropped to 6-6 for the season.

 

Delbert Snow

Delbert Snow, 79, of Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, at 6:35 p.m. at his home.

Mr. Snow was the former owner of the Snow Construction Company in Andrews for many years, and had worked in Marion for the former Lingers and Bernie Winkler's construction companies, both of Marion. He was a member of the Andrews Christian Church and was a life member of the Lagro American Legion 248.

He was born July 5, 1930, in Kalamazoo, MI, to Thomas and Alien Earl Snow. He married Phyllis J. Tuggle on May 8, 1948, in Huntington, and she survives.

Robert Humbert

Robert Humbert, 83, formerly of Huntington, IN, died on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009, at the Summerville at Fox Run Nursing Center in Fairborn, OH.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Rd., Huntington, with Rev. Marti Lundy officiating.

Memorials are to the Alzheimer's Association in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

To sign the online guest registry, visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com and click on "obituaries."

 

Champion Hill Toppers beat newly-formed Jonesboro in base ball

"In a match played to raise funds for historic restoration in Jonesboro, the Champion Hill Toppers of Huntington traveled south to play the newly-formed Jonesboro Zebras. Under gorgeous skies, on a field that could generously be called ‘interesting,' the local heroes scored four runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to take the match 18-17.

Delbert G. 'Del' Divelbiss

Delbert G. "Del" Divelbiss, 80, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009, at 4:05 a.m. at the Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Divelbiss was a 1947 graduate of Huntington High School. He was a United States Navy and Naval Reserve veteran. He worked as an inspector at International Harvestor in Fort Wayne for over 30 years, retiring in 1981. He then worked at Tri-State Expedited Services of Toledo for eight years.

Lady Eagles volleyball team beats Anderson for 10-1 mark

The Huntington Lady Eagles homeschool volleyball team won over the host Anderson Angels in three sets, with scores of 25-15, 25-10, 25-4, at the White River Club on Friday, Sept. 18.

Leading the team were Dana Stoffel with five digs and three aces; Deborah Scheie had five digs and two aces; Kelsey Featherston made one block, seven digs, two assists, five kills and 11 aces; Kaleigh Shultz had five blocks, six assists, four kills and three aces; Marina Stoffel had 16 digs and two kills; and Rebecca Daniels had five digs, five blocks, three kills and nine aces.

Crestivew girls' cross country team sweeps Wabash

Crestview Middle School swept the top six spots at the girls' cross country meet with Wabash on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Marissa Jamison led the Crestview team, taking first place with a time of 13:30. Emily Ehrenman had second in 13:39, Corinne Zay took third in 14:15, Ashleigh Miller placed fourth in 14:17 and Alexis Aldred took fifth in 14:39.

Non-scorers for Crestview were Valerie Huffman in sixth and Allie Lawson in ninth.

Other Crestview runners included Sinclair Williams, Kayla Farrell, Meghan Underwood, Rachael Mischaud, Kayla Stuttle and Jessie May.

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