Rainbow Lanes Bowling Results -- Winter Leagues

Knights of Columbus
Men's High Game: Brent Stanley, 279; Dave Mettler, 257.
Men's High Series: Brent Stanley, 771; Matt Eckert, 635.
Men's Most Over: Brent Stanley, +98; Dave Mettler, +51.

Shane Johnson

Shane E. Johnson, 44, of Bluffton, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at 9:47 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Johnson graduated from Huntington North High School in 1984, and had worked for WSI and Indiana Oxygen.

He was born Oct. 29, 1965, to Robert Lee and Joretta Sours Johnson Johnson. He married Laurie L. Downey in Huntington. She survives.

Martha L. Gauntt

Martha L. Gauntt, 95, formerly of Marion, died Thursday, Feb.18, 2010, at 6:30 a.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren.

Mrs. Gauntt worked at RCA in Marion and the Wabash County Hospital. She was a charter member and a past worthy matron at the Mt. Etna O.E.S. She was a 50-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star and attended the Mt. Etna United Methodist Church for many years.

She was born in Marion on July 16, 1914 to Albert and Elsie Benson Jackson. She married Lavon H. Gauntt on March 1, 1936. Her preceded her in death.

State wrestling title dreams end for Randle and Cooper in first round

The dream ended for two Huntington North High School wrestlers in close matches in the first round of the Indiana State Wrestling Finals on Friday, Feb. 19.

Logan Randle at 112 pounds, the Woodlan semi-state champ, got edged by sophomore Mason Todd of Pendleton Heights, 4-3.

Nick Cooper at 285 pounds lost to Evansville semi-state champion Tyler Daughtery, a senior from Castle, in a 5-2 decision.

Randle, a senior, finished his season at 41-2. Cooper, a junior, ends his campaign at 27-8.

Eldon J. Meyer

Eldon J. Meyer, 82, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, at 11:10 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital in Huntington.

He was born April 2, 1927, in Huntington County to John J. and Elizabeth Eckert Meyer. He married Doris Beck at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on May 31, 1950. She survives.

Mr. Meyer graduated from Clear Creek High School in 1945. He was a lifelong farmer in Clear Creek township. He was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Nix Settlement.

Unisom offers Markle lease buyout on water tower

Jack Squier, of Unison Site Management LLC, offered to buy out the current lease on the water tower in Markle for $50,288 during the Markle Town Council meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

The council decided to seek legal review before approving and signing the contract.

Centennial Wireless currently leases space on the tower for its equipment, located at U.S.-224 and Ind.-3. Squier says his company would handle Centennial as well as any other companies that want to lease space on the tower.

Viking boy swimmers grab six firsts in sectional prelims; look for ticket to state on Saturday

The Huntington North High School boys' swim team grabbed first place in six events and took second in two other events, all while breaking two school records at the Warsaw swimming sectional preliminaries on Thursday, Feb. 18.

The Viking squad took the 200-yard medley relay in 1:43.88 - a school record, and Skyler Ruschhaupt broke another HNHS record by winning the 100-yard butterfly in :52.37.

HU's Shively hits 1,000-point mark

Tyler Shively.
Photo provided.

Huntington University men's basketball standout Tyler Shively hit his 1,000 point in his college career during the Foresters' mach against visiting Saint Francis on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

Shively is the 40th Forester in school history to reach the 1,000-point mark. As of Feb. 16, Shively has hit 1,001 points in 81 games, averaging 12.4 points per game.


Erma B. Brooks

Erma B. Brooks, 77, of Warren, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at 4:52 p.m. at Marion General Hospital, Marion.

Mrs. Brooks had been employed as a cook in the Huntington County Community Schools for 30 years.

She was born Jan. 16, 1933, in Marion.

Survivors include a son, Wayne E. Brooks Jr., of Huntington; a daughter, Pam (Jim) Oyler, of Wabash; a sister, Bess Kirkpatrick, of Van Buren; five grandchildren, Tiffany, Kari, Kristi, Lindsay and Kori; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Halle M. Jones

Halle Mae Jones, infant daughter of Dave "DJ" Louis Jones II and Brittany Nichole Stacy, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, at 4:29 p.m. at St. Vincent Women's Hospital in Indianapolis.

She was born Feb. 15, 2010.


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