Betty L. McCarty

Betty Lee McCarty, 85, of Wabash, IN, and having family in Lagro, IN, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 6:10 a.m. at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash.

Mrs. McCarty was a homemaker.

She was born Sept. 29, 1933, in Hager Hill, KY, to James E. and Hannah Baldwin Hitchcock. She married Eligah B. McCarty in Paintsville, KY, on Feb. 4, 1956, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2006.

Teddy E. Bryan

Teddy Eugene Bryan, 86, of Fort Wayne, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Hope Health Care in Fort Myers, FL.

Mr. Bryan graduated from Huntington High School in 1950 and then continued his education as an industrial electrician apprentice. He served in the United States Air Force. He retired from International Harvester as an engineer after 32 years of service. He then worked as a realtor/ broker for Realty Flex of N.E. Indiana LLC for 16 years.

Pair of Huntington women graduate Marine Corps basic at Parris Island

PFC Emily Paulette (left) and PVT Alyssa Aldred, both of Huntington, graduated from United States Marine Corps recruit training on March 8. Paulette and Aldred’s training occurred in Parris Island, SC.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Alyssa Aldred and Emily Paulette, both of Huntington, graduated from United States Marine Corps recruit training in Parris Island, SC, on March 8.

Paulette, a private first class, is the daughter of Tony and Kelly Poff. Aldred, a private, is the daughter of Angel Bechtel. Paulette is a 2018 graduate of Huntington North High School while Aldred is a 2016 graduate.

While the training experience was a rigorous one, Paulette says she’s a better person for having gone through it.

YMCA launch party for ‘premium group’ ex classes

Homeschool PE students have fun with Kid’s Aqua Stand Up during a recent PE session at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. Community kids are invited to give Aqua Stand Up a try at the upcoming launch party on Saturday, March 16.
Photo provided.

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA will host a “launch party” on Saturday, March 16, to introduce a new brand name, “premium group” exercise classes. The party, offering seven free adult classes and four free child classes, begins at 7 a.m. and lasts until noon for ages 14 and up with child classes for ages 6 to 13.

These are classes that are choreographed by fitness companies. YMCA instructors are trained and certified to teach these classes in a certain format, tested and proven successful for fitness and fun.

List Senior Center events for week

Here is a listing of events happening in March at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, March 18
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, March 19
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
• March birthday celebration at Senior Center, 1:30 p.m.

Andrews fund-raiser fish fry is March 22

The Andrews Lions Club and Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church will hold a fish and chicken fry on Friday, March 22, at the church from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Dan’s Fish Fry will provide the meal. There will also be a ladies’ bake sale.
There is a fee to attend the meal, which is reduced for children ages 6 to 12.

Proceeds from the meal will help support local projects.

Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church is located at 116 S. Main St., Andrews.

Banks’ staffer in Huntington today at Courthouse annex

Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03) has announced that a member of his staff will be in Huntington today, Thursday, March 14, from 9:30 a.m. to noon to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

The location will be the Courthouse Annex, 1350 S. Jefferson St., Huntington, in the meeting room.

Members of Banks’ staff also are available in his Fort Wayne office in the E. Ross Adair Federal Building, located at 1300 S. Harrison St. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Salamonie Senior luncheon group to hear about Honeywell events

Learn about different events at the Honeywell Center in Wabash at the Salamonie Senior luncheon.

Ellen Mock of the Honeywell Center will share upcoming 2019 Honeywell Center scheduled events on Monday, April 1, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. Spaghetti will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service. A small donation will be accepted. Reservations may be made by calling 468-2127.

Upper Wabash Interpretive Services is at 3691 S. New Holland Rd., Andrews.

HNHS auditions Munchkins

Huntington North High School is announcing open auditions for “The Wizard of Oz,” this year’s spring musical.

There are auditions for munchkins – elementary and middle school students – on Tuesday, April 2, in the HNHS Auditorium. A meeting with parents will begin at 6:30 p.m., with auditions to follow at 7 p.m.

Four performances are set for May 16, 17 and 18.

For more information contact Ruth Reed, drama teacher, at 356-6104 ext. 1196.

Show choirs to host community

The show choirs of Huntington North High School will hold a Community Appreciation Night tonight, Thursday, March 14, in the Huntington North Auditorium from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This free concert will feature the Varsity Singers, Viking Volume and Varsity Brass performing their current competition shows, in gratitude to the community for the support they have received this season.

The school’s ISSMA-award winning jazz band will provide additional entertainment.

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