Orma J. Gaston

Orma J. Gaston, 85, formerly of Urbana, Indiana, IN, and having family in Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at 2:59 p.m., at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash.

Mrs. Gaston retired from Wabash Magnetics after 35 years. She was a member of Bachelor Creek Church of Christ and a former member of the Ladies Night Out Club.

She was born Aug. 6, 1934, in Denver to Grimes and Edna Dawalt Derck. She married Max R. Gaston in Wabash, on April 4, 1952, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 2009.

Elizabeth L. Dyer

Elizabeth Louise Dyer, 72, of Lagro, IN, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at 8:00 a.m., at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

She was born Aug. 19, 1947, in Prestonsburg, KY, to Rev. Dan and Mary (Pierce) Staggs. She was raised by her father and stepmother Willodean Staggs.

Songwriter Mosley at Heritage Pointe of Warren on Veterans Day

The community is invited to attend a Veterans Day concert by singer, songwriter and storyteller Daryl Mosley on Monday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at Heritage Pointe of Warren, 801 Huntington Ave., in Warren.

From countless appearances on “The Grand Ole Opry” to classic shows at the famous Bluebird Cafe to a touring schedule of over 150 concerts per year, Mosley has been sharing his songs and his stories with America for over 30 years. Mosley has written three Song of the Year award winners, six of his songs have made it to No. 1 and he has twice been named Songwriter of the Year.

Music festival

Photo by Steve Clark.

Alex Small (right) and Amonte King perform during the Living Sacrifice Christian Music Festival on Friday, Nov. 1, in Huntington University’s Merillat Complex Fieldhouse. The festival featured five musical acts and two speakers, who spoke about maintaining a lifestyle of worship.

Warren library to sponsor WWII program at HP

The Warren Public Library will sponsor a program on World War II on Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Fults Recreation Room at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Kayleen Reusser, an author from Bluffton, will be sharing photos of her WWII tour of Europe and portions of interviews with WWII vets. Reusser has authored four books on World War II after face-to-face interviews with 250 veterans. As this year was the 75th anniversary of D-Day, she will highlight that event, as well as show slides of WWII sites she visited in 2017.

Crafts at Senior luncheon

Enjoy holiday crafts at the monthly Salamonie Senior luncheon Monday, Dec. 2, at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center.

Eva Webb, UWIS interpretive naturalist, will lead a wintery holiday craft session.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. Meatloaf 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.

List Senior Center events for week of Nov. 11-15

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

Monday, Nov. 11
• 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.
• Dance collective, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 12
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.
• Senior party, 11:30 a.m.

Riverview students reach perfect attendance

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Sixth Grade
Angelica Alba, Lilly Ballenger, Keira Boothman, Macie Brockhaus, Anna Clampitt, Lilium Clausen, Isabella Draffen, Raylynn Eltzroth, Ava Green, Maggi Hall, Logan Hammett, Alexander Harpole, Hannah Helms, Kaven Jones, Nolen Jones, Ava Markley, RayLynn Marshall, Aadyn McClain, Jakira Morris, John Napier and Mason Ptak.

Hyssongs present concert at First Baptist on Nov. 23

The Hyssongs will perform a gospel music concert at First Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Photo provided.

The Hyssongs will present a concert of gospel music at First Baptist Church on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m.

Dell, Susan and Richard Hyssong travel full time as the award-winning Hyssongs. The group has been singing together as a family for 23 years. Their ministry combines family vocal harmony, humor and brass instruments to share their Christ-centered message with audiences.

Admission is free; call 375-2811 or email office@warrenfirstbaptistchurch.net to reserve seats.

Pathfinder Services to hold 15th Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning

Registration is now open for the 15th Annual Kids Kampus Turkey Trot 5K Run/1 Mile Walk, which is set for Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, at 8 a.m. Celebrating the occasion are (front row from left) Pathfinder Kids Kampus students Daizy Niswander, Kenzie Platt and Eleanor DeHaven; and (back row from left) Matt Ditzler, Huntington County Community Foundation; Doug Selig, vice president of Patient Care Services at Parkview Huntington Hospital; Michael Howell, Huntington County Community Foundation; Britt Sather, McDonald’s of Huntington; Dr. Matt Pflieger and Dr. Janelle Maxwell Pflieger, Cardinal Family Medicine; Candice Robison, branch manager at PNC Bank; and Elizabeth Hire, Kids Kampus administrator.
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Pathfinder Services will hold the 15th annual Kids Kampus Turkey Trot 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28, at 8 a.m. Registration is now open and all proceeds go to Kids Kampus in support of the children and families served.

“The Turkey Trot has become a Thanksgiving tradition for so many families,” says Pathfinder Services President and CEO John Niederman. “We are so grateful to everyone involved because it really takes the entire community to make this a successful event.”


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