Brown Mackie College, Fort Wayne offers scholarship workshop

Brown Mackie College, Fort Wayne, wants to help high school students prepare a winning scholarship application by hosting a Scholarship Workshop at the school on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The workshop, according to officials, will provide area high school students with the information they need to navigate through the college scholarship application form.

In addition, participants will learn the truth about scholarships, where to find them, spotting scams and more.

Story time sessions begin the week of Feb. 22 at Huntington and Markle libraries

Story Time sessions begin the week of Feb. 22 at both locations of the Huntington City-Township/-Markle Public Library.

The weekly story time sessions are open to children from birth through 7 years at the main library in Huntington.

Those sessions are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 23 and 24.

Children ages 2 through 7 may attend story time sessions at the Markle branch library, which are held on Thursdays beginning on Feb. 25.

Derby winners

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Winners in Cub Scout Pack 3135's Pinewood Derby were (from left) Luke Eckert, second place; Russell Teusch, third place; and Levi Teusch, first place. The contest was held Saturday, Feb. 13, in the St. Mary Catholic Church auditorium, Huntington. All registered Cub Scouts, regardless of pack placing, are eligible to race in the Wabash Valley District Pinewood Derby, to be held March 13 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bluffton. Check-in starts at 9 a.m. For information, contact Steve Higgins at 710-5637 or

YMCA to host free Family Night

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA will hold a free family night on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The pool and gymnasium will be open for use. Family-centered activities throughout the evening will include family water polo, family dodgeball and family quest.

Refreshments will be served.

Family Night is the kick-off event for the YMCA Partners with Youth campaign.

Pre-registration is required by calling the YMCA at 359-9622.


Jesse R. Reeves

Jesse R. Reeves, 69, of Marion, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at 4:19 p.m. at Marion General Hospital.

Mr. Reeves had been a Marion resident for 40 years and was a member of Unity Christian Church in Marion. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School in Illinois, Purdue University and the Indiana University School of Nursing. He was a registered nurse and had retired from Anderson Community Hospital.

Anita M. Flaugh

Anita M. Flaugh, 66, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at 3 a.m. at Oakbrook Village in Huntington.

Mrs. Flaugh worked with the CETA program and served as director of adult education at Chrysler in Kokomo. She earned her bachelor's degree from Huntington College and her master's degree in adult education from Ball State University.

She was born Feb. 23, 1943, in Whitley County to Ralph and Ruth Stanley Geist. She married Lloyd A. Flaugh on Jan. 1, 1960. Her husband survives.

Jeffrey R. Brubaker

Jeffrey Ray Brubaker, 55, of Little Rock, AR, and a former resident of Warren and Lafayette, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, in Arkansas.

Mr. Brubaker graduated from Huntington North High School and earned a business management degree from Purdue University. He studied architectural drawing art ITT. He had been employed as an interior designer for Ethan Allen and for Marshall Clements.

He was born Dec. 31, 1954, in Marion to Jerry D. and Imogene Killan Brubaker, who survive in Warren.

He is also survived by a brother, Joe (Gaylyn) Brubaker, of Indianapolis.

Charles R. Litchfield

Charles R. Litchfield Sr., 89, of Van Buren, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, at his home.

Mr. Litchfield worked as a coal miner for Winding Golf Coal Mine 3, retiring after 45 years of service. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Philippines as a medic.

He was born July 17, 1920, in Swiss, WV, to George W. and Roxie Kincaid Litchfield.

Team play, big runs key HU to upset win over 10th-ranked Saint Francis

Solid team play and big runs late in both halves helped the Huntington University men's basketball team stun visiting 10th-ranked Saint Francis, 103-87 on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Bobby Jolliff scored six points to lead an 18-4 run in the final minutes of the first half to take HU from a 40-31 deficit with four minutes to play into a 49-44 lead at halftime.

Lawson nets career-high 18 but Wildkats nip Vikings, 52-50

Levi Lawson scored a career-high 18 points but the Huntington North High School boys' basketball team got nipped by visiting Kokomo 52-50, on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

In a game that saw 12 lead changes and nine ties, neither team could put the other away. The Vikings got out to a 17-11 first quarter lead but saw Kokomo pull into the halftime lead at 28-27. The Wildkats opened their largest lead of the contest at 41-34 late in the third quarter, but the Vikings stormed back to cut the margin to 41-39 by the end of the frame.


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