Farm Bill 2020 workshop in Huntington on Feb. 12

Purdue University will hold a Farm Bill 2020 Decision Making workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Huntington County Fairgrounds, in Huntington, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The workshop will be held in First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall at the fairgrounds, which are located at 631 E. Taylor St. Indiana Farm Bureau will provide a complimentary lunch to attendees that pre-register.

Snow day


Photo by Steve Clark.

Ryder Randall zips down the Memorial Park sledding hill, in Huntington, on Thursday, Feb. 6. With schools closed due to snowfall from the night before, children and their adults grabbed their sleds and took advantage of the opportunity to have some winter fun.

Novae Corp acquires assets of Pennsylvania trailer company

Novae Corp has acquired the assets of Integrity Trailers Inc. of Carbondale, PA. Financial terms of this private transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Markle, Novae Corp is a leading North American manufacturer of utility, dump, equipment and enclosed trailers marketed under the brands of Sure-Trac, H&H, CAM Superline and Trailerman. Novae Corp operates manufacturing facilities in Indiana, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Missouri and distributes all four brands through a network of independent dealers throughout North America.

Down we go


Photo by Steve Clark.

Alivia Bruckner and her father Tim Bruckner hold on tight as their sled begins to descend down the Memorial Park sledding hill, in Huntington, on Thursday, Feb. 6. Alivia was joined by her sister, Alayna, in doing some sledding at the park, made possible thanks to overnight snowfall.

Riggers’ involvement with Love INC continues to evolve


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Mandy Riggers has been there–done that, as far as her involvement with Love In the Name of Christ goes.

“I have been affiliated with Love INC for several years, from a client to a volunteer to an advocate, and now this position,” she explains. “I was an advocate in the Loving Neighbors program. We just help facilitate people who are maybe down on their luck, or they’re going through a crisis. It’s a ministry of Love INC that helps people who are ready for change and moving toward stability.”

Lt. Gov. Crouch, OCRA recognize more than 85 community partners

Indiana Lt. Gov.Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs have recognized more than 85 individuals and communities who partnered with the agency throughout 2019 to collaboratively shape and execute their vision for local community and economic development opportunities.

Metro Kiwanis taking scholarship apps

Huntington Metro Kiwanis is in the process of accepting scholarship applications. The applications are being accepted for the Kiwanis Foundation now through Feb. 14.

Working for a ‘Culture of Good’


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Employees of TCC Verizon The Cellular Connection in Huntington take the day off Wednesday, Feb. 5, to work on cleaning up at the New Life Meal Ministry in downtown Huntington. The work was part of team-building and observing the company’s “Culture of Good” commitment to community service. Pictured are Greg Miral (left) and Eric Lewandowski, wiping down shelves in the meal ministry’s pantry. Other employees cleaned chairs, arranged food containers and mopped floors.

Place of Grace to host third annual Red Party Feb. 13 at Forks of Wabash

Place of Grace will host its third annual Red Party on Thursday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3011 W. Park Drive, Huntington. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Women of all ages are welcome to attend and are encouraged to wear red. Admission is a donation of a pair of new socks or a pack of tampons.
The evening’s program will include a panel of professionals talking about the importance of women’s mental health. Panel members include Dr. Janelle Maxwell-Pflieger, Mary Clark and Kristen Spiegel.

Relay for Life kickoff

Nicole Johnson (left), of Edward Jones – Financial Advisor: Nicole Johnson, shares why she supports Relay for Life of Huntington County’s annual Relay for Life event at a kickoff meeting for the event on Thursday, Feb. 6, at Evangelical United Methodist Church, in Huntington. This year’s Relay for Life is scheduled for June 13 at Kriegbaum Field, in Huntington, and aims to raise $55,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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