3 HU golfers claim all-conference honors as team takes third

Three members of the Huntington University men's golf team finished in the top 10 individually as the team took third place overall out of nine teams with a score of 901 at the Mid-Central Conference tournament at Cobblestone Golf Course in Kendallville on April 26-27.

HU shot a 310 in round one, followed by rounds of 291 and 300.

Jordan Dawes, Matt Wilson and Cory Powell all finished with low enough scores to earn all-conference honors. Dawes ended the tournament with a 222 by shooting a 74 in all three rounds; Wilson finished with 224 and Powell had a 225.

C. Donavon Carl

C. Donavon Carl, 72, of Clarklake, MI, and a former resident of the Zanesville, IN, area, died Saturday, April 24, 2010.

Elaine Taylor

Elaine Taylor, 45, of Andrews, IN, died Monday, April 26, 2010 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Taylor was a homemaker and had been employed by the United States Postal Service. She had lived in Martin, MI, before moving to Andrews in January 2010.

She was born April 16, 1965, in Columbus, OH, to Virgil and Phyllis Elkins Buell. She married Dan Taylor on July 24, 1992. Her husband survives.

Other survivors include a son, Danny Taylor; a daughter, Petica Taylor; a sister Barb (Ralph) Geyer; and a brother, Jerry (Dawn) Buell.

Local CF Industries plant part of large NA fertilizer operation

Brad Gordon, superintendent of the CF Industries Huntington Ammonia Terminal, poses with the facility’s sign off Hosler Road outside Huntington on Tuesday, March 9. The terminal is a stop in distributing anhydrous ammonia.
Photo by Matt Murphy.

Originally published March 18, 2010.

A 2,000-mile-long pipeline begins in Louisiana and travels north to supply valuable anhydrous ammonia for agricultural use in the Midwest.

The line travels parallel with the Mississippi Valley, then through southern Illinois and central Indiana, and ends in ... Huntington?

Outside the city along U.S.-24, several huge storage tanks line the south side of the roadway. One tank, the furthest east of all, is the final destination for the ammonia line, and is the site of CF Industries' Huntington Ammonia Terminal.

Roanoke clean-up set for Saturday

This Saturday, May 1, Roanoke residents might see groups of high school-age students roaming around town.

These area kids are in town to pick up trash.
The youth department at Roanoke Baptist Church, located a few miles away from town in Allen County, will be hosting its annual Community Clean-up Campaign in Roanoke. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., about 30 high school students will remove trash and litter in the majority of town as well as along US-24.

Local man helping city by volunteering

Chuck Fuller (left) stands with Mayor Steve Updike at General Slack Park Monday morning, April 26. Fuller has announced his plans to voluntarily mow the park for the city for the summer to save Huntington some money.
Photo by Jessica Williams.

A Huntington resident has taken the city of Huntington's financial crisis into his own hands by asking himself, "What can I do for Huntington?"

Extension office has applications for local 4-H scholarships

The Huntington County Extension Office now has applications available for local 4-H scholarships.
The Janell Marie Saunders Memorial Scholarship is available to a current high school senior or 4-H alumnus who has completed their final year of 4-H within the past two years.

Applicants for the $1,000 award must be pursing higher education in nursing or a health/medical related field.
The Ray Vanderspool Memorial Scholarship, worth $1,000, is open to current high school seniors and is based on his or her 4-H member record, community involvement and academic record.

Supporting the arts


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Vectren Field Supervisor Barry Hammel (left) presents a grant of $2,500 to LaFontaine Arts Council President Jan Tharp (center) and Executive Director Debbie Dyer on Wednesday, April 21, to be used for the group's Arts in Education program.

Business of the month


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

On Thursday, April 26, the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce announced Huntington Heating and Cooling to be the May business of the month. On hand for the presentation were chamber ambassadors and Huntington Heating and Cooling personnel (front, from left) Michele Crone, Jim Yonker, Huntington Heating and Cooling owners Bob and Leslie Zahm, Sue Rumple and Terry Miller and (back row, from left) Gene Snowden, Steve Hall and Susan Herndon.

4-H sheep, goat ID day set for May 1

Identification days for Huntington County 4-H Sheep and Goat members will be held on Saturday, May 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Hier's Park in Huntington.

Members in the goat program should bring market goats to the goat pavilion for identification and weighing of the animal. Youth with breeding does or pet care entries still must complete the paperwork but do not have to bring the animal to the park.

4-H sheep members must bring market lambs and any non-registered ewe lamb or yearlings to the cattle barns for identification and weigh-in.

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