Carrol R. Leming

Carrol Rose Leming, 78, of Austin, TX, and having relatives in Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010.

She was born June 11, 1931, to Harold and Dorothy Fruechtenicht in Fort Wayne.

Survivors include her children, Kim Leming, of Anchorage, AK, and Tyler Leming and Kevin (Naomi) Leming, both of Austin, TX; a sister, Charlene (Ron) Beckman, of Huntington; four grandchildren, Giselle Leming, Camille Leming, Teena (Justin) Wells and Daniel Leming, all of Austin, TX ;and two great-grandchildren.

Up and over

Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Huntington North High School high jumper Jessica Huey has the height cleared during a jump on Tuesday, March 23, in competition against visiting Northrop and Homestead. The Lady Vikings weere last in the three-way meet.

HU softball women split with IIT

The Huntington University softball team split a doubleheader with visiting Indiana Institute of Technology on Tuesday, March 23.

After taking the lead early in the first game, HU found itself behind and then jumped ahead in the sixth inning for the 3-2 win.

Huntington, 4-6, scored in the first inning, but IIT quickly responded in the second inning with two runs of its own. Home plate then stayed undisturbed until the bottom of the sixth inning when Huntington scored a two-run homerun by Katie Bowers to push the Foresters past Indiana Tech.

Otters participate in Senior State Short Course Championships

Members of the Huntington-Wells Otters swim club participated in Indiana Swimming's Senior State Short Course Yards Championships at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on March 12-14.

Swimmers had to meet qualifying time standards in order to participate in the meet.

Constance I. Smith

Constance I. Smith, 85, of Huntington, died Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at 8:31 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Smith had been employed by Pyle Industries. She was a member of the First Brethren Church.

She was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Huntington to Gordon K. and Hannah "Marie" Sorenson Ulrich.

Survivors include a daughter, Vonda "Angel" Ferris, of Kendallville; and a grandson, Gary Keith Ferris, of Huntington.

There is no calling or service.

Oak Lanes Bowling Results -- Winter Leagues

Friday Night Mixed
Men's High Game: Chris Trainer, 280; Bill Kusler, 224; Keith Schmittler, 223.
Men's High Series: Chris Trainer, 677; Keith Schmittler, 605; Bill Kusler, 550.
Women's High Game: Julie McCune, 222; Brandie Roberts, 196; Edie Okuly, 190.
Women's High Series: Julie McCune, 590; Angie Tackett, 523; Brandie Roberts, 498.
Most Over: Chris Trainer, +80; Julie McCune, +74; Tom Okuly, +60.
Top Teams: High Rollers, 41.5-10.5; Mixed Nuts, 36-16; Young Balls & Bags, 28.5-23.5.

Senior's Youth did not bowl.

Lady Eagles finish seventh at nationals

The Huntington Lady Eagles girls' homeschool basketball team placed seventh in its division at the National Christian Homeschool Basketball Championships in Springfield, MO, March 15-20.

Huntington faced the Knoxville Ambassadors of Tennessee for the seventh-place slot in Class 5A on Saturday, March 20. The Lady Eagles defeated the Ambassadors 52-33.

Faith Chapel youth group communilty egg hunt at Clear Creek Ball Diamond

The youth group of Faith Chapel United Methodist Church, Goblesville, will sponsor a community Easter egg hunt on March 27 at 10 a.m. at the Clear Creek Ball Diamond, at the corner of 800N and 300W.

The event is open to children age 1 through fifth grade.

In addition to the hunt, prizes and snacks will be given out and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance.


Republican candidates will debate on March 30

Debate candidates for next Tuesday, March 30, are (from left) Ron Fusselman, Dan Leonard, Jim Banks and Tom Wall.
Photos provided.

Republican candidates for state senator and state representatives will debate the issues in a party-sponsored event on Tuesday, March 30.

Mike Perkins, former journalist and current director of the Parkview Huntington Hospital Foundation, will serve as the moderator for the debate, which is sponsored by the Huntington County Republican Party.

The debate will be held in the Huntington North High School auditorium and is open to the public. There is no admission charge.

Council cuts nearly $1 million

Nearly $1 million was cut from Huntington County budgets by members of Huntington County Council on Monday, March 22.

Across-the-board cuts of 7 percent in 2010 budgets were ordered by county council as Huntington County, like most governmental units, faces shrinking revenues. Department heads and office-holders submitted their suggested cuts to the council on Monday and, except for one office, those cuts were accepted by the council members unchanged.


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