Louise A. 'Betty' Henly

Louise A. "Betty" Henly, 84, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at 11:50 a.m. at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Huntington.

Mrs. Henly was a 1943 graduate of Whitmer High School in Toledo, OH. She was a homemaker. She regularly attended Charity Baptist Church.

She was born Nov. 6, 1925, in Pioneer, OH, to Daniel E. and Rosa Oyer Slagle. She married Sterling R. "Stu" Henly on June 24, 1946, in Trilby, OH. He preceded her in death on July 3, 2003.

Michael R. Nei

Michael Robert Nei, 60, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at his residence.

Mr. Nei was a 1968 graduate of Wolf Lake High School. He graduated from the University of Evansville iin 1973 with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He was employed as the data integration specialist for the Huntington County Community School Corporation. He was a member and an elder at Bethel Assembly of God Church.

Berniece E. Uncapher

Berniece E. Uncapher, 81, of Hartford City, IN, and having relatives in Huntington County, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at 3:38 a.m. at St. Vincent's Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis.

Mrs. Uncapher had been a long-time resident of Blackford County. After raising 11 children, she went back to correspondence school and received her high school diploma. Mrs. Uncapher then attended Taylor University for voice and photography lessons. She was a member of the Jefferson Christian Church in Upland.

No storybook ending for Lady Vikes as South Side wins sectional hoop title

Liesl Davenport of Huntington North maneuvers with the ball against Lynnia Noel of South Side in the Jay County Girls' Sectional Basketball Tournament championship game on Monday, Feb. 15. South Side won, 69-55.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

The storybook ending didn't quite happen for the Huntington North High School girls' basketball team as it lost to Fort Wayne South Side, 69-55, in the Jay County sectional championship game on Monday, Feb. 15.

After upsetting 19-2 Homestead in the first game, HNHS cut a 12-point deficit down to six with about three minutes left in the contest, but the Lady Archers held firm and pushed the lead back up to 16 points before the clock ran out.

No easy matches at state wrestling meet

Logan Randle (left) and Nick Cooper.
Photos by Andre B. Laird.

It might seem cliche, but there are no easy matches at the state wrestling meet.

Huntington North High School senior Logan Randle, the Woodlan semi-state champion at 112 pounds, joins four other wrestlers in that class with only one loss on the season.

Nick Cooper, the HNHS 285-pounder who qualified fourth at the Woodlan semi-state, has two undefeateds in his class, and a one-loss wrestler as well.

Lady Eagles to 19-7 as Daniels carries team to victory over King's Academy

Rebecca Daniels captured 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to carry the Huntington Lady Eagles homeschool varsity basketball team to a 57-34 win over visiting King's Academy of Fort Wayne on Friday, Feb. 5.

The Lady Eagles, 19-7, managed to keep the Lady Knights at bay, allowing no more than 11 points in any one quarter. At the same time, Huntington hit double digits in all but the final frame.

Catherine Weaver backed up Daniels with 13 points and nine rebounds. Kaleigh Shultz added 12 more points, and Jenna Cleaveland canned 10.


Huntington Eagles 14U crushes King's Academy

The Huntington Eagles 14U homeschool boys' basketball team crushed visiting King's Academy of Fort Wayne 40-19 on Friday, Feb. 5.

Huntington's defense prevented the Knights from scoring more than five points in a quarter for the first three stanzas of the match.

Trey Frank scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds for Huntington. Bruce Hitzfield assisted with eight points and eight rebounds. Tyce Frank had five points and Ethan Binkerd added five rebounds.


Extension offers money management class

“Where Does Your Money Go?” will be presented by Karen Hinshaw, Purdue Extension educator, in the second floor meeting room of the Courthouse Annex Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 1p.m. and Monday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m.

Dixie Mullins

Dixie Mullins, 78, of Columbia City, and a former resident of Huntington, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2010, at 3:19 p.m. at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Mullins moved from Kentucky to Huntington in 1957, then moved to Columbia City in 1960. She was a waitress, cook and bartender and had been employed by the Bamboo Lounge, Wonder Bar, Hallway, 10 Pen, Billy Goat Tavern and Moose Lodge.

Lady Viking bowlers capture semi-state championship, advance to state

The Huntington North High School girls’ bowling team displays its Richmond semi-state championship trophy on Saturday, Feb. 13. The team will compete in the state championship this Saturday, Feb. 20, at Anderson.
Photo provided.

The Huntington North High School girls' bowling team continued its quest for a state title as it captured the Richmond semi-state crown on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The Lady Vikings defeated top seed Anderson in Baker competition in the final, 356-339, to take the semi-state crown and move on to the state championship at Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 20.

The Lady Vikings defeated Anderson in the first regular team competition, 900-886, but struggled in Baker play with their worst five game total of the season, 815, for a qualifying score of 2625, 64 pins behind the Lady Indians.


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