Huntington Parks and Rec Dept. to host 2 outdoor events soon

The Huntington Parks and Recreation Department has two outdoor events planned this month.

• The parks and recreation department will host an Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 26, at noon by planting trees at Evergreen Park. The community is welcome to join in this outdoor celebration and assist in planting the trees in the park.

• The department is partnering with the Indiana Audubon Society for a bird walk at Evergreen Park on Saturday, April 27, starting at 9 a.m.

Busting a belly


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Keagan Daugherty, 10, from Celina, OH, tries out the new belly buster log roll obstacle that was just completed at the Lake Clare Fitness Park. The new obstacle is somewhat challenging as participants must keep their legs on the back log, their stomach on the middle log, while pulling themselves forward using the front log. 

First Federal Savings Bank announces first quarter numbers

Northeast Indiana Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, has announced net income of $1.1 million ($0.88 per diluted common share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

Gethsemane food pantry to distribute on Thursday

Gethsemane Ministries will have its next food pantry day on Thursday, April 18, from 3 p.m. .to 4 p.m. at the church, located at 2239 Hartman St., Huntington.

For more information contact Shirley Gardner at 504-1548.

Stations of Cross at HU Friday

The community is invited to participate in walking through the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 19, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University.

Area churches will host the self-paced journey through stations that reflect on Christ’s passion and death on the cross.
The Merillat Centre is located at 2303 College Ave., Huntington.

New HPD building groundbreaking on April 24

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Huntington Police Department building at 450 Cherry St., Huntington, on Wednesday, April 24 at 10 a.m.

Health board sets meet for April 22

The Huntington County Health Department has called a health board meeting set for Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Huntington County Annex building, 1330 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

The public is invited to attend the meeting.

City sidewalk replacement program still in effect

A worker smoothes concrete on a new sidewalk alongside Jefferson Street during recent improvements. City residents and business owners can get some financial help from the City of Huntington to replace damaged sidewalks with new walks.
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Anyone who wants to repair a sidewalk in the City of Huntington can get some help paying for the repairs through the city’s sidewalk replacement program.

The program is open to anyone who wants to repair a sidewalk in the city — a homeowner, a business owner or even a renter. All they need to do is apply and the city will fund part of the bill for the work.

Commish cancel today’s meeting, but schedule next for Thursday

The Huntington County Board of Commissioners’ meeting for today, Monday, April 15, has been canceled and will be rescheduled to Thursday, April 18, at 8:30 a.m.

The meeting will take place in the Huntington County Courthouse, 201 N. Jefferson St., Room 103A, Huntington.

During that meeting the commissioners will meet in an executive session beginning at 9:45 a.m. with respect to discuss job performance evaluations of individual employees.

Yucky water


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Interpreter Eva Webb (left) of the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services at Salamonie Lake shows what drinking water could look like if people throw their trash into rivers and streams, during the latest Salamonie Preschool, held Wednesday, April 10, at the Interpretive Center. Fourteen youngsters and their caregivers were present for the special session about making the earth safer for people and animals.

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