Huntington Drive-In marks milestone with movies

The Huntington Drive-In announces two days of free shows to mark its 60th anniversary on Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10.

The double feature will be "Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" and "The Tooth Fairy."

The box office will open at 7 o'clock each night and the free show starts at approximately 8:30 p.m.

Free "Alvin and the Chipmunks" posters will be handed out to the first 50 children on each day.

The regular season at the drive-in opens April 16.

HC Genealogy Society to meet April 7 at Old German School

The Huntington County Genealogy Society will meet April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Old German School on the Huntington-Wabash county line.

Jean Gernand, who directed the restoration of the building, will be the speaker and the host of the meeting. Interested members of the public are invited to attend.

The school building is located at 3995N-1000W in Huntington County.


Huntington County area 4-H clubs plan week’s meetings and activities

Purdue Extension - Huntington County Office announces the 4-H calendar of events for the week of April 5.

Tuesday, April 6
6 p.m. - Rifle Club. Warren Sportman's Club.

Wednesday, April 7
6 p.m. - Golden Eagles. Family Living Building, Hier's Park.
6:30 p.m. - Bippus Busy Bees. New Hope United Christian Church.

Thursday, April 8
5 p.m. - Waggin Tails. Heritage Hall, Hier's Park.

Airing their views

Photo by Matt Murphy.

Tom Wall (right) speaks as Jim Banks (left) prepares a response during the Republican Party state-level candidate debate on Tuesday, March 30. Mike Perkins (center) served as moderator between Wall and Banks, who are running for the Indiana State Senate District 17 seat, and between Ron Fusselman and Dan Leonard, who are running for the District 50 state representative slot.

Lincoln announces honor roll list for third GP

Lincoln Elementary School has announced the names of students on the honor roll for the 2009-10 school year.

Students on the All A's honor roll are:

Third Grade - Jacob Bruce, Zachary Cochran, Marley Fordyce, Katie Hale, Ethan Stafford and Lucas Stouder.

Fourth Grade - Margaret Bent, Dalton Lusch, Devon Nevil, Marissa Owens, Isis Pierce, Brittany Smith and Jamie Vance.

TurnPointe Church serves pork chops to fix the roof

TurnPointe Community Church of the Brethren is hosting a Pork Chop Dinner on Saturday, April 10, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The church will be serving smoked pork chops, cheesy potatoes, baked beans, salad, homemade desserts and drinks. Proceeds will to go the church's roof project.

TurnPointe Community is located in Markle on U.S.-224 just east of the Interstate 69 interchange.


Lincoln honors students for perfect attendance

Lincoln Elementary School has honored its students who achieved perfect attendance for the third quarter of the 2009-10 school year.

They are:

Preschool - Isaiah Alsman, Bailey Baumgardner, Peyton Bickel, Destiny Bragg, Noah Bruce, Chase Drummond, Autumn Fishbaugh, Vanessa Koughn, Dominic Lisinicchia, Dekoda Medsker and Robert Wright.

Homemakers to celebrate Achievement Day

Huntington County Extension Homemakers will celebrate Achievement Day Thursday, April 15, at the Evangelical United Methodist Church.

The program, set to begin at 3 p.m., will honor the members' accomplishments for the year and highlight service within the organization.

Registration and judging of the creative arts contest will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Leadership Academy hosts panel discussions

Scott Stevens, (standing, left) of the Huntington County Leadership Academy, moderates a panel which attended the Huntington County Leadership class on March 31 to discuss the topic of Technology and Communication.
Photo provided.

The 2010 Huntington County Leadership Academy hosted three panel discussions at Huntington University on March 31.

The topics were Arts, Recreation and Beautification, Communication and Technology and Education.

The discussions focused on how each of these areas is having an impact on Huntington County.

Lack of business cancels EDC meeting

The Huntington Economic Development Commission meeting scheduled for April 6 has been canceled because of a lack of business on the agenda.


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