HNHS boys' soccer team loses to Bishop Luers

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team fell to visiting Bishop Luers 1-0 on Thursday, Oct. 1.

The team is now 6-7-1 in the season.

The Viking junior varsity soccer team tied Luers with a score of 1-1.

Zach Allen had the goal for HNHS, now 5-4-5 overall.

 

HNHS booters fall to Richmond 3-1

Zach Shaffter had the only goal for the Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team in a 3-1 loss to host Richmond on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Saturday's match took the Vikings down to a 6-8-1 record.

The boys' junior varsity soccer team fared slightly better than the varsity players, but still lost to Richmond 3-2.

Aaron Hopkins and Connor Brown had goals for the Vikes, who now have a 5-5-5 record.

 

Roanoke to host its second annual Renaissance

Linn Bartling demonstrates the pottery wheel during last year’s Renaissance in Roanoke event. The arts festival will be held this year on Saturday, Oct. 10, in downtown Roanoke.
Photo provided.

The Roanoke Chamber of Commerce will host the second annual "A Renaissance in Roanoke: Taste the Flavor of Fine Arts" festival on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Roanoke.

The event will feature various art exhibits and events, as well as food from local vendors.

"We're trying to make sure it's as special as possible," says Alice Eshelman, a member of the fair's steering committee and the proprietor of the Joseph Decuis restaurant in Roanoke.

Five vying for MIss Huntington crown

Five young women - Ashley Rethlake, Alli Harris, Lauren Petersen, Lindsey Berggren and Stephanie Spitnale - are in the running for the title of Miss Huntington 2010.

One of the five will be crowned during the Miss Huntington Scholarship Pageant, which will be presented on Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Huntington North High School auditorium.

The reining Miss Huntington, Mallory Bunting, will be on hand to crown her successor.

Bunting, as well as each of the five contestants, will perform during the afternoon presentation.

HU Foundation honors Henn with service award

The Huntington University Foundation honored Emmaline "Emmy" Purviance Henn with the Distinguished Service Award at its annual dinner Monday.

The foundation established this award in 2002 to recognize individuals or organizations that embody the principles associated with the mission of Huntington University. Recipients give substance and credence to the university's beliefs, serve as effective role models for students and receive recognition for the tremendous contribution they make to the Huntington County community.

Humane Society dog walk on Saturday

Participants at the first "Waggin' Tails Doggie Trails" Dog Walk on Saturday, Oct. 10, will have an opporutnity to win a new scooter, provided by Hometown Video, of Huntington.
Photo provided.

The Huntington County Humane Society will host its first "Waggin' Tails Doggie Trails" Dog Walk on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The walk will take place on the Lime City Trail at Evergreen Park, 1390 Evergreen Rd. The rain date is Oct. 17.

In addition to the walk, the event will include pet photo opportunities, prizes for pets with the best Halloween costumes and prizes for high marks on an animal safety quiz. Items will be offered for sale at the Puppy Closet.

Ghoulish wedding


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Bart Willard (left) officiates the wedding ceremony between Mike and Melissa Antonides, on Thursday, Oct. 1. The event marked the opening of the Haunted Hotel, located in downtown Huntington, on Jefferson St.

Annual Warren leaf pick-up starts this Friday

The Town of Warren will begin its annual leaf pickup on Friday, Oct. 9.

The leaf vac is scheduled to run Monday to Friday each week.

Guidelines for pick up include:
• Leaves need to be raked to the curb, but not out into the street.

• Do not bag leaves and do not mix limbs or yard debris with leaves that are raked to the curb.

• If leaves are bagged, they can be dropped off at the compost pile, 316 W. 2nd St. (utility garage). Empty the bag before adding leaves and debris to the pile.

 

Pulse Opera House to sell fresh evergreens as expense fund-raiser

The Pulse Opera House will sell fresh evergreens for its annual fundraiser to help offset the operating expenses of the theater in Warren.

Evergreens will be sold until Oct. 24. Several different types of wreaths, swags, live trees, centerpieces and garlands are available for purchase.

Purchases can be made by calling 375-2436 or 375-3329 or in person at the opera house on Oct. 23 or 24, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The evergreens are also available to ship.

 

Red Cross offers CPR, babysitting training classes in month of October

The Huntington County American Red Cross is offering CPR classes and babysitting training sessions in October.

Those who have already been trained in CPR can earn recertification in adult CPR during a session offered on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Red Cross says that individuals who have repeated training in CPR have greater knowledge retention and more confidence in their skills than those who participate infrequently in the training.

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