Parkview Health joins Indiana lab testing network

As part of the Indiana Department of Health’s lab testing network, Parkview Regional Medical Center received a Roche cobas 6800 in August and began processing COVID-19 tests on Sept. 1.
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Parkview Health is joining hospitals and health systems across the state as part of the Indiana Department of Health’s lab testing network.

In partnership with the state, Parkview has obtained lab equipment that will reduce the turnaround time for COVID-19 diagnostic tests in the region.

A new Roche cobas machine in the lab at Parkview Regional Medical Center will allow the health system to process a high volume of COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, with most results available in less than 24 hours.

Free online fraud and cybercrime seminar Sept. 24

Join Lake City Bank’s Treasury Management team for an online seminar about fraud and cybercrime on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 9 a.m.

The team will share common fraud scenarios that they and their clients have encountered and how to fight against them.

The bank will be joined by guest speakers addressing the following topics:

• George Goodlink, vice president and information security officer at Lake City Bank, will discuss how Lake City Bank protects client information and share some general cybersecurity and fraud protection tips.

Allen E. Morehead

Allen E. Morehead, 82, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at his residence.

Mr. Morehead was a 1955 graduate of Warsaw High School. He received his Technical Certificate from DeVry University in Chicago. He served in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1959. He worked as a station operator for the Buckeye Pipeline for 27 years, retiring in 1998, and was a 48 year member of College Park United Brethren Church. He was also a member of Kiwanis Metro Club, where he was a past president from 2001 to 2002. He was also a member of the Erie Band.

Joyce E. Dankenbring

Joyce E. Dankenbring, 72, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at 9:06 a.m. at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Dankenbring graduated from Charlotte High School in 1966 and attended Lansing Community College. She attended classes at Michigan State University to become a master gardener and was a member of a book club in Lansing.

She was born on Aug. 17, 1948, in Lansing, MI, to Henry and Ruth Klaun Foote. Her mother survives in Afton, MI. She married David C. Dankenbring on July 6, 1979, in Grand Ledge, MI. Her husband survives.

A is for Autumn Apples

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Listening to nature-themed songs and poems at the Salamonie Preschool “A is for Autumn Apples” class on Wednesday, Sept. 9 are Pam Rudy and granddaughter Vera Miller. The class was held at the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services area at 3691 New Holland Rd. in Andrews.

Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer vs. Bellmont

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Attempting to keep the ball in fair territory is Huntington North High School soccer player Adalyn Harvey. The Lady Vikings’ soccer team faced off against Bellmont at home on Tuesday, Sept. 8, falling 3-0.

Huntington North High School Tennis Doubles

Photo by Katelynn Farley.

Competing against East Noble on Wednesday, Sept. 9, are Huntington North High School doubles partners Matthew Weill and Reid Eckert. Weill and Eckert saw victory over their opponents, ending the evening with scores of 4-6, 7-6 and 6-4 in their matches.

Loren E. Thurman

Loren E. Thurman, 96, of rural Hartford City, IN, and with ties to Huntington County, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana in Fort Wayne.

Samuel N. Tullis

Samuel N. Tullis, 80, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Millers Merry Manor.

Mr. Tullis was a Ham Radio Operator; “WA9QGL” was his sign. He worked at International Harvester in Fort Wayne and in Springfield, OH. He had served as a reserve member of the Fort Wayne Police Department.

He was born on Nov. 14, 1939, in Andrews, to Claude and Aldah White Tullis. He was first married to Beatrice Huffman, who survives. He then married Ramona Rousseau, who preceded him in death in November of 2000. He later married Patricia Rupert, who survives.

Donna M. Schilling

Donna M. Schilling, 86, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at Heritage Pointe of Warren.

Mrs. Schilling was a 1952 graduate of Lancaster High School. She was a homemaker and worked on the family farm with her husband. She also worked at the Huntington County FSA and retired in 1996. She was a member of the Mt. Etna United Methodist Church.

She was born on May 16, 1934, in Huntington, to Arthur and Leona King Richardson. She married Howard Schilling, Jr. on Aug. 19, 1954, and he preceded her in death.


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