NIPSCO seeks to amend rate increase NIPSCO

As a result of the newly-enacted federal tax reform, NIPSCO submitted a request with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Com- mission (IURC) to lower its previous request to modify natural gas base rates by $26 million.

Psi Iota Xi announces reset story time date

The Psi Iota Xi sorority will host its annual story time at the Huntington Branch of the Huntington City-Township Public Library on Monday, March 5, at 6 p.m., rescheduled from its previous date on Jan. 15.

Themed around owls, this session will feature a story and a craft.

Family LifeCare offers grief healing classes

Family LifeCare offers “Understanding Grief” classes, an overview of the grief journey and how to heal.

Myths concerning grief are debunked and practical suggestions for grief healing are offered.

Dates of the sessions are March 12, 19, 26 and April 2, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Family LifeCare, 705 S. Baldwin, Marion.

Sessions are for adults over the age of 18.

For more information contact Jeff Luttrell, 800-355-2817.

Junior Achievement Bowling fund-raiser


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Stephen Petry, 9, of Huntington, bowls during the Junior Achievement Bowling fund-raiser on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Rainbow Lanes.

Superheroes Bash


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Dylan Morgan, 10, pals around with Spiderman, who dropped by for a visit at the Superheroes Bash at the Andrews Town Hall on Saturday, Feb. 17. The vent was hosted by the Andrews Summer Festival Committee.

HU wins regular season finale

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Konner Platt

Konner Platt had a second-straight 28-point effort to lead the Huntington University men’s basketball team to a 95-87 win over visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Foresters regular-season finale.

Winning for the seventh time in their last 10 games, the Foresters built a 42-28 halftime advantage and hung on to improve to 17-13 overall and 9-9 in Crossroads League play.

Platt nailed 10 of 13 shots from the field and added 4 of 6 from the free-throw line for his second consecutive 28-point effort.

Third quarter lead evaporates into loss for HU women

A nine-point lead midway through the third quarter evaporated into a 73-67 regular-season ending loss for the Huntington University women’s basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 17, against visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

In a game of spurts, MVNU had the last one of the afternoon, a 14-3 burst which took the Cougars from a 45-36 deficit to a 50-48 advantage heading into the final frame.

Sophomore York has best Viking showing at swim sectional

Huntington North freshman Cole Davidson competes Friday night in the 100-yard butterfly at the Warsaw Boys' Swim Sectional.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Nathan York was the only Huntington North boys’ swim team member to make a final at the Warsaw Boys’ Swim Sectional and wound up eighth in the 100-yard butterfly on Saturday, Feb. 17.

York, a sophomore, knocked about four seconds off his seed time on Friday night, Feb. 16, at the preliminaries by grabbing the eighth and last spot in the finals with a time of 1:06.17. He then swam to a time of 1:07.50 to finish eighth in the finals on Saturday.

Ian Deming, of Warsaw, won the event with a time of :53.32.

Ruth A. Cochran

Ruth Ann Cochran, 87, a lifetime resident of Marion, IN, and having family in Van Buren, IN, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at 3:45 p.m. in Colonial Oaks Health Care of Marion.

Ms. Cochran retired from Foster Forbes, of Marion, after 40 years of employment. From 1946 to 1950 she was a cook at the old Spencer Hotel in Marion.

She was born Sept. 28, 1930, in Marion to Francis and Marva Rice Cochran.

She is survived by a brother, James E. Cochran, of Marion; a sister-in-law, Shirley Cochran, of Upland.

Foresters start diamond season with a pair of losses

The Huntington University baseball team kicked off its season on Friday, Feb. 16, with a pair of losses to Reinhardt University.

Playing at an off-site venue at LakePoint due to inclement weather, the Foresters fell, 8-5, 8-3.

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