Intent on the target


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Tim Kennerk tosses a pair of balls toward the ladder during a ladderball tournament Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the courtyard at Our Sunday Visitor. The company's employees participated in a ladderball tournament to raise money for the United Way.

Announce winners form Roanoke Fall Festival Ducky Run contest

The Roanoke Kiwanis Club held its annual Ducky Run Sept. 12 at the Roanoke Park as part of the Fall Festival.

Winners included:

$100 cash from Roanoke Kiwanis - Matthew Weigelt;

Savings bond from National City Bank - Lori VanOver;

Savings bond from Bippus State Bank - Celia Bandelier;

Two football tickets, Purdue vs. N. Illinois, from North Star Accounting - Ruth Stoeckley;

$25 cash from J.O. Wolf Tool & Die - Sam Williams;

$20 cash from United REMC - Emma Rommel;

Wing clean-up


Photo provided.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 302, of Roanoke, wash the wing of a plane on display at the Grissom Air Force Base Museum. The Scouts spent a day washing two of the planes as a service project. For more information about joining Boy Scouts, call Kevin Adams at 747-8175 or Dennis Boyer at 672-3635.

Saalmonie to host educational weekend for trappers

Salamonie Reservoir and the Indiana State Trappers Association (ISTA) will sponsor a free trapper education course for all ages at on Oct. 10-11 at the Upper Wabash Interpre-tive Center at 9 a.m. each day.

The program starts on Saturday, Oct.10, with education on trapping issues, ethics and regulations. Lunch will be provided. After lunch, participants will set traps for furbearers on the trap line under the close supervision of the instructor. Traps will be left overnight and checked the next day.

Pressing for cider


Photo by Andre B. Laird.


Richard Bowman, of Logansport, shows a group of Seniors the traditional way to make apple cider on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. The activity was part of Salamonie's Senior Fall Festival, which ran from Sept. 14 to 17.

Ricke and Bonham hold lead roles in HU production of 'Proof' Sept. 24-26

The first offering of the Huntington University theater season will feature Joe Ricke, of Huntington, as a mentally unstable genius in "Proof."

Ricke, a professor of English at Taylor University, is joined in the cast by Alicia Bonham, who plays his daughter Catherine. Bonham, of Upland, is a senior theater perform-ance major at HU.

Also in the cast are Phil Black and Bethany Edlund, both junior theater performance majors from Fort Wayne.

Vikings squash previously unbeaten Logansport, 51-15

Vikings' defensive end Austin Clark rambles with a fumble recovery during the HNHS victory over previously unbeaten Logansport on Friday. Logansport's Victor Silva gives chase.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Scoring from offense, defense and special teams for a second consecutive game, the Huntington North High School football team upset previously unbeaten visiting
Logansport, 51-15 on Friday night, Sept. 19.

The Vikings, now 3-2, got 250 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Austin Shoemaker, including a 79-yard jaunt in the second quarter, to squash the Berries after they opened the season with four victories.

And they're off...


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Riders head off from downtown Huntington at the start of the race portion of the sixth annual Huntington On/Off-Road Bike Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Tie-breaker gives HNHS girls' golf team fourth consecutive sectional championship

Enjoying a fourth consecutive sectional girls' golf championship are HNHS team members (from left) Assistant Coach Scott Winter, Morgan O'Banion, Maddie Meese, Kelly Myers, Laurisa Richard, Liz Conley and Head Coach Derek Boone.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

Laurisa Richard topped her Marion counterpart by one stroke to give the Huntington North High School girls' golf team a tie-breaking win and its fourth consecutive Huntington Golf Sectional Tournament championship, on Saturday, Sept. 19, at LaFontaine Golf Course.

Both teams tallied team scores of 367 on the strength of their top four players' scores. The tiebreak - the score posted by the teams' fifth golfers, went to HNHS on the strength of Richard's 106 to the 107 posted by Marion's Halle Smith.

Viking harriers set two school marks in runner-up finish at Flashrock Invitational

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity cross country team set two school records on the way to a second place finish Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Flashrock Invitational.

The five-man scoring contingent of Ross Ochs, Josh Graham, Sam Doughty, Austin Roberts and Jake Crosley came home in a school-record combined time of 80:50, and seven runners in all went under 17 minutes for a second school mark as the Vikings scored 84 points for their runner-up finish to Noblesville.

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