Sixth annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast set for May 3

The sixth annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast will be held Thursday, May 3, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at Habecker Dining Commons, Huntington University.

There is a cost per person for the breakfast and reservations are required. RSVP by calling 356-1400 ext. 2000, or by email at carol.pugh@huntington.in.us. Reservations will be accepted until April 30.

Chamber student business award winners


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington North High School students Jack Young (seated at left) and Gavin Rosen (seated at right) are the 2018 recipients of the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce Student Awards in the area of business. Young won in the business category and Rosen won in the I.C.E. category. They are sponsored by (standing from left) Randy Sizemore, of First Federal Savings Bank and Chris Troxell of Schneider Electric. The presentation was made during a luncheon held Wednesday, April 11, in the HNHS media center.

Chamber student technology award winners


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce presented 2018 Student Awards to two technology education students, Ronnie Hensley (seated at left), in the area of automotive; and Andrew Lund (seated at right), in the area of precision machining. They are sponsored by (standing from left) Chris Camp, of Bendix CVS; and Steve Petry, Chamber board chair, representing PHD Inc. The presentations were made during a luncheon held Wednesday, April 11, in the HNHS media center.

Flint Springs to host pork dinner on April 20

Flint Springs Elementary School will have a pulled pork dinner Friday, April 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

The menu includes pulled pork sandwich, chips, green beans, applesauce, cookie and a beverage.

Tickets will be sold at the door. Carry-outs are available.

The fund-raiser will benefit the Flint Springs Elementary Scholarship Fund.

The school is located at 1360 E. Tipton St., Huntington.

Man of adventure


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Dusty Breeding, a 2004 Huntington North High School graduate and former student at Andrews Elementary, speaks to a group of fourth and fifth-graders at the elementary on Tuesday, April 10. Breeding is the campus minister at Pepperdine University, the advocacy director for Made in the Streets, a non-profit working with street children in Nairobi, Kenya, and is a brand ambassador for an international fitness apparel company.

LAC, Pathfinder to have Hgtn. discussion series

The LaFontaine Arts Council and Pathfinder Services are coming together for a series of conversations about making Huntington a place residents love to call home.

These discussions will focus on the livability, opportunity, vitality and education sectors that help residents love where they live and how the arts play a role in Huntington’s economic and cultural development.

Fund-raiser for crash victims’ children

A rummage/bake sale will be held Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, on the grounds of The Well, 1886 Old U.S.-24, Huntington, to raise funds for the two small children of two local Walmart employees who recently died in a car wreck.

The fund-raiser will be held in the pole barn on the east side of the church, with all of the money collected to go into a fund for the young son and daughter of Alex Capes and Merissa Lewis, who died March 23.
Friday hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Huntington Chevrolet offers mix of old, new


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington Chevrolet is open for business and customers can expect a mix of new and old.

Dealer Principal Nich-olas Pannos and General Manager Art Georgion took over the dealership on March 8.

While the dealership has a new name – it was formerly known as Pace Chevrolet – it will continue to sell new Chevrolet models, plus used models from various manufacturers.

A new policy at Huntington Chevrolet is its free lifetime powertrain warranty.

Shepherd’s Food Pantry to distribute April 19

The Shepherd’s Food Pantry in Andrews will hold a food distribution event on Thursday, April 19, between 10 a.m. and noon at the Andrews Town Hall on Main Street.

This distribution event is for Andrews and Dallas Township residents. No appointment is necessary. First come, first served.

HNHS administering ISTEP+ on April 17 and April 19

Huntington North High School will be administering the second part of the ISTEP+ graduation qualifying exams for biology and English on Tuesday, April 17, and math on Thursday, April 19.

All seniors and those juniors who passed the English and/or math test(s) have the opportunity to arrive two hours later on April 17 and April 19, provided they return the parent permission sheet with signed approval from a parent.

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