Serving the community

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Dylan Williams, left, helps clean up at Memorial Park, part of a community service field trip for freshmen at Huntington North, on Monday, Oct. 19. First the group helped with Christmas decorations in Sunken Gardens and then they shoveled dirt out of the dried rock-bed near the park. Several groups were transported to different locations in the area to volunteer, including the Forks of the Wabash.

Going for the prize

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Zach Bischoff (foreground) takes careful aim at his target during round four of the BB gun shoot on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Zanesville Ball Park. The Zanesville Lions Club sponsored the event and awarded prizes to winners.

Weaving baskets

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Carrie Amdio, portraying "Constance Rosewall," instructs a group of children on how to weave a basket, on Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Huntington City-Township Public Library. The library hosted the annual Medieval Faire, which included various games and activities.

Northview COC sets Trunk or Treat date

Northview Church of Christ will hold its annual Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 25, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Hot dogs, drinks and candy will be available and attendees are asked to dress in costume. It is asked that no scary costumes be worn.

Participants can safely trick or treat in the church's parking lot at various decorated trunks.

For more information, call the church at 356-2583.

The church is located at 2900 N. Jefferson St.


Hanging with grandma

Photo provided.

Kate Gradeless poses while her grandmother Mary Ann Young sets up the AR test the pair are about to take, on Friday, Oct. 16, at Roanoke Elementary. The school held Grandparents'/VIP Day and over 350 guests attended the all-day event.

Gene A. Sheets

Gene A. Sheets, 81, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at 10:25 a.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

He was born June 22, 1928, in Plum Tree to Charles O. and Lucy D. Young Sheets. He married Ilene E. Maley on June 5, 1951, in Huntington. She preceded him in death in October 2004.

Delores D. Clabaugh

Dolores ‘Dee' Clabaugh, 76, of Big Lake, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was born Sept. 15, 1933, in Chicago, IL, to Joseph and Mary Rajca Kmiecik. She married John Clabaugh on Nov. 19, 1979. Her husband preceded her in death in 2007.

She is survived by six stepchildren, Debra Bouillon, of Roanoke; Connie Classon, Terry Clabaugh, Brenda Marks and Tina Clabaugh, all of Huntington; and Dean Clabaugh, of Fort Wayne; 15 stepgrandchildren; and 19 stepgreat-grandchildren.

Cecil E. Williams

Cecil E. Williams, 73, of Bluffton, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at 1:24 p.m. at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Williams attended school in Hazard, KY. He retired in 2002 from Franklin Electric, where he had worked for 25 years. He had also worked part time as a security guard for Safeguard Services in Huntington.

He was born Dec. 13, 1935, in Hazard, KY, to Ed and Tina Vanover Williams. He married Peggy Taylor on June 13, 1957, in Bluffton. His wife survives.

Dorothy G. Hawthorne

Dorothy G. Hawthorne, 84, of Muncie, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009, at the Golden Living Center of Muncie.

Mrs. Hawthorne had been employed by Weaver Popcorn Co. and Doyle Brothers Egg Co., both in Van Buren. She was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Muncie, and a past president of the American Legion Post 368 Auxiliary, Van Buren.

K. Jane Zahm

Kathryn Jane Zahm, 80, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, at 2:37 a.m. at her home.

Mrs. Zahm was a 1947 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School. She graduated from St. John School of Nursing, Anderson, as a registered nurse and had been employed as a nurse at Huntington Hospital and Friendly Nursing Home. She was also co-owner of the Erie Department Store.


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