School board caps New Tech at $200,000 for first two years on 4-3 vote

Following yet another tight New Tech vote of 4-3, the Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of Trustees has decided Monday, April 26, to cap the first two years of spending on the project at $200,000, including up to $118,000 from the Capital Projects Fund (CPF).

Public hearing May 11 on proposed $15 a month services fee in Huntington

A public hearing will be held on May 11, during the regular meeting of the Huntington Common Council, on an ordinance proposing the imposition of a $15 services fee on Huntington residents.

The ordinance establishing the fee was introduced to the council during its meeting on Tuesday morning, April 27. No vote was taken.

The council's May 11 meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the council chambers, located on the third floor of the City Building.

Taste of Spring


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Champagne sponsor Gina Canady (left) of Warren Service & Supply, and Co-chairman Jeff Souder, along with grandson Colsen Brubaker, invtite the public to the Warren Area Chamber of Commerce "Taste of Spring 2010" wine tasting event Saturday, May 1, at Dogwood Glen Golf Course. Proceeds wil be used for dowotnown reviltaization in Warren. Tickets are available at MarkleBank, PNC Bank, Citizens Telephone and Warren Service & Supply, or anyone interested can call Souder at 375-6199.

Thomas A. Daly

Thomas A. Daly, 98, formerly of Huntington, IN, died on April 25, 2010, at Woodhaven Care Center, Murrysville, PA.

Joseph W. Lieurance

Joseph W. Lieurance, 90, of Warren, IN, died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at 4:12 a.m. at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center, Bluffton.

Mr. Lieurance graduated from Liberty Center High School. He was a lifelong farmer in Huntington and Wells Counties and attended Boehmer United Methodist Church for many years.

He was born July 24, 1919, in Wells County to Everett Ora "Sam" and Sylvia Jones Lieurance. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Virginia Inskeep Lieurance. He later married Marjorie Herr, who survives.

Irene E. Brechbill

Irene Elizabeth Brechbill, 91, of Markle, IN, died Saturday, April 24, 2010, at 11 p.m. at the Markle Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Mrs. Brechbill farmed with her husband in Rock Creek Township, Huntington County, for many years. She later worked as an assembler at Triad Utrad Corporation in Huntington, retiring in 1980. She provided child care and elder care in the Markle area and worked several years at People's Department Store in Markle. She was a member of the Markle Church of Christ and the Markle Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star.

HNHS girls' track team places ninth at Penn invitational

Liesl Davenport and the 3,200-meter relay team both finished third to lead the Huntington North High School girls' varsity track team as it placed ninth out of 15 teams with 23.5 points at the Penn High School Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

Davenport took the bronze in discus with a distance of 114 feet, 4 inches. She also was sixth overall in shot put.

The relay team consisted of Lauren Daas, Kayla Patrick, Natalie Spahr and Becca Goodman, and placed third in 9:57.92.

HNHS softball team loses to Dwenger

The Huntington North High School softball team lost to host Bishop Dwenger 3-1 on Saturday, April 24.

Morgan Broderick had the sole run for the Lady Vikings, now 5-3, in the sixth inning, as she hit a double later scored on a passed ball.

Dwenger scored two in the second inning and added one more in the fifth.

Maureen Lund had the loss for HNHS, though allowing just two hits while striking out six. Jordie Close led the team at the plate with two hits.

A second game against Dwenger was rained out.

 

Four Foresters win as HU men take second at Willmington Invitational track meet

Four Foresters won events to lead the Huntington University men's track team to a second place finish out of nine teams with 130 points at the Wilmington College (OH) Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

Kam Bailey won the 400-meter dash in :51.19 while also taking second in the 200- meter dash. Ethan Medley took the gold in the 800-meters run in 1:58.33, while Sean LaFontaine took first in the 400-meter hurdles in :57.02 and Lance Wood won the 5,000- meter run in 16:13.05.

McGraw, Kyler lead HU trackwomen to second at Wilmington Invitational

Bethany McGraw and Michelle Kyler each won one event and were members of the winning 400-meter relay team to lead the Huntington University women's track team to finish second out of nine with 114 points at the Wilmington College (OH) Invitational on Saturday, April 24.

McGraw took the gold in the 400-meter dash in 1:00.82, while Kyler had the 400-meter hurdles in 1:07.13. Kyler also took second in pole vault.

Both women teamed up with Mariah Town and Rachel Bayon to win the 4x100 relay in :50.07.

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