Marjorie P. Kieler

Marjorie P. Kieler, 68, of Warren, IN, died Saturday, July 25, 2009, at 9:31 a.m. at Heritage Pointe, Warren, IN.

Mrs. Kieler had worked at General Electric in Fort Wayne for 25 years and had also worked at Wabash Technologies in Huntington. She had lived in Ossian for many years before moving to Heritage Pointe in January 2009.

She was born March 8, 1941, in Huntington to George W. and Margaret June Arnold Stults. She is survived by her mother, Margaret June Ash, and her stepfather, Vere B. Ash, both of Warren.

Rev. Laurence 'Larry' Smith

Rev. Laurence "Larry" Smith, 89, a resident of Heritage Pointe, Warren, IN, died Friday, July 24, 2009, at Heritage Pointe.

Rev. Smith served with the United States Army Infantry in North Africa, Italy and the European Theater during World War II. He worked in the printing and linotype business and owned a farm before entering the Methodist ministry. He graduated from Manchester College in 1953 and earned his Master of Divinity from Garrett Theological Seminary at Northwestern University in 1957.

Vectren awards grant to McKenzie's Hope

Barry Hammel, Vectren field supervisor, presents a check from the Vectren Foundation to Brandy Swope, McKenzie's Hope board member.
Photo provided.

The Vectren Foundation recently awarded a $1,000 grant to McKenzie's Hope.

The Foundation decided to provide the grant so that McKenzie's Hope could continue to provide a safe, child friendly location for investigations of child abuse in Huntington County .

The grant will go toward the continuation of the child advocacy center program, which seeks to ensure that children and families are provided high quality service during the process of child abuse investigations.

For more information, contact Amber Hirschy at 356-5730 or at mckenzi


City EDC has new schedule

The Huntington Economic Development Commission has announced a new schedule for its remaining meetings of 2009.

The commission will meet Aug. 2, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

All meetings are at 1 p.m. in the mayor's conference room on the third floor of the City Building.


Government meetings for week of July 27-Aug. 3

Monday, July 27
Huntington County Board of Commissioners, 8:30 a.m., commissioners' room, first floor of Huntington County Courthouse.

Historic Review Board, 3 p.m., Room 204 of the Huntington County Courthouse.

Warren Town Council, 4 p.m., Warren Assembly Hall, 131 N. Wayne St.

Huntington County Council, 7 p.m., G.A.R. Room, second floor of the Huntington County Courthouse.

Tuesday, July 28
Huntington Common Council, 6:45 am., mayor's conference room, third floor of City Building.

Counlty zoning board has six requests on agenda

The Huntington County Board of Zoning Appeals will consider six requests when it meets on Tuesday, July 28.

The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the G.A.R. Room on the second floor of the Huntington County Courthouse. It is open to the public.

Items on the agenda include:
• A request by Joseph Mandarino, requesting a special exception that would allow him to sell and store scooters at 838 S. Broadway.

Huntington Board of Appeals has several requests on agenda

Five requests for variances from and special exceptions to zoning guidelines will be placed before members of the Huntington Board of Appeals in August.

The board will meet on Monday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the third floor of the City Building.

Items on the agenda are:
• A request by Kroger to place two additional non-illuminated building signs on its fueling center kiosk at 2718 Guilford St.

Name broiler champs at 4-H poultry show

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Broiler class champions were crowned  at the Huntington County 4-H Poultry Show on Saturday, July 25, at Hier’s Park. Winners are (from left) Cordela Helton, lightweight; Devon Rooney, heavyweight; and Stephanie Glessner, middleweight. Rooney also won grand champion in the class.

Poultry champs: hen/pullet classes

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Three 4-Hers were named champions in the hen/pullet classes at the Huntington County 4-H Poultry Show on Saturday, July 25. They are (from left) Andrew Broderick, light pullet; Zach Bischoff, heavy pullet and heavy hen; and Cordell Lewis, light hen.

Senior dairy champions

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Senior champions were crowned in their respective classes at the Huntington County 4-H Dairy Show on Saturday, July 25, at Hier’s Park. They are (from left) Luke Wygant, Grade Holstein; Dylan Campbell, Registered Holstein and Casey Baker, Registered Jersey. Campbell also won Supreme Senior Champion.


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