Lions contribute to arts council

Photo by Steve Clark.

Roanoke Lions Club member Jerry Anderson (right) presents a $200 check for the Roanoke Arts Council to the council’s co-chair, Rick Fischer, on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Roanoke Public Library. The club raised the funds at events held over the spring and summer.

Holiday Walk & Festival of Trees Friday in Warren

Ellyanna Heim (left) and her sister, Adelyn, check out the gingerbread houses decorated and displayed for competition at the Knight Bergman Center last year during the Holiday Walk and Festival of Trees in Warren. The event will be held again this year on Friday night, Nov. 16. The children are the daughters of Josh and Kari Heim, of Warren.
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The first of two holiday events in Warren in the next two weeks takes place Friday night, Nov. 16, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., when Historic Warren presents the Holiday Walk & Festival of Trees.

Much of the event is centered on downtown Warren, with the Warren Public Library and the Knight Bergman Center also being involved.

Huntington County voters turn out strong for 2018 mid-term election

Voters make their choices at voting machines lined up in the gymnasium of Huntington’s First Church of the Nazarene, one of six vote centers open in Huntington County for Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Poll workers report the lines continued throughout the day as people waited to cast their ballot in the midterm election.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Over 13,000 people in Huntington County cast ballots in this year’s general election, which represented a voter turnout of 55.75 percent.

It’s a figure that Pam Fowler, the county’s voter registration and election deputy, says she’s pleased with.

“I don’t think at first we expected that,” says Fowler. “But then when we saw what the turnout was for the early (voting), then we knew we could have a good showing on Election Day.”

Pomp & Plenty set for weekend

With the theme “Back in Time,” the Huntington North High School Varsity Singers and band will perform in the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert, Nov. 17 and 18, in the high school auditorium.
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The Varsity Singers of Huntington North High School invite the public to “go back in time” and experience their upcoming show choir presentation during the 34th annual Pomp & Plenty concert on Nov. 17 and 18.

The concert, held in the newly renovated high school auditorium, will begin at 3 p.m. and repeat at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, and also at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18.

Info meet for Markle high-speed

Huntington and Wells county economic development organizations, in conjunction with the Markle Chamber of Commerce, will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Markle Fire Department, 150 W. Sparks St., Markle.

The purpose of the meeting is to engage residents of Markle about the potential to provide high-speed fiber Internet service to the community.

Input gathered at the meeting will help guide the Town of Markle on future steps to be taken toward broadband connectivity.

County vets to be among those featured on TV program tonight

Leo Scheer, a resident at Heritage Pointe of Huntington, tries on virtual reality goggles showing a tour of the Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., and veterans memorial monuments. He, along with co-resident veterans Bill Jones and Bob Gernand, will be featured in a program to be shown tonight, Monday, Nov. 12, on WANE-TV.
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Some of Huntington’s most distinguished military veterans will be featured in an upcoming television program honoring Northeast Indiana’s veterans.

Leo Scheer, Bob Gernand and Bill Jones, all residents of Heritage Pointe of Huntington, were the stars of a video shoot that took place Oct. 31, according to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana Board Member Michael Thena. The trio are part of several area veterans who will be featured in “Veterans Voices of Northeast Indiana: Honoring Those Who Serve,” which will air on WANE-TV tonight, Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.


Photo by Steve Clark.

A trio of students in Huntington University’s Achieving Balance in Life through Education program pack grocery bags at Love In the Name of Christ’s Stuff a Truck event on Thursday, Nov. 8, at Owen’s North, in Huntington. The students are (from left) Michael Paff, Eric Houser and Hope Green. The bags were available for the grocery’s customers to purchase, who then donated them to the Love INC Food Pantry.

Glenwood to hold fall meet Nov. 14

The Glenwood Cemetery Association will hold its fall meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Roanoke Heritage Center located at 162 W. Second St., Roanoke.

The public is welcome.

Saintly students

Photo by Steve Clark.

Fourth-graders at Huntington Catholic School dressed up as saints on Friday, Nov. 2, in honor of All Saints’ Day, which was the day prior. Pictured are (first row from left) Xavier Tinoco, Damen Ball, Zariah Tinoco, Charyln Brown and Lena Eckinger; (second row from left) Eric Plascencia, Noah Stetzel, Karlie Holzinger and Mia Mendoza; and (third row from left) Grace Reust, Jesus Mendoza, Jackson Garrott, Kaydence Davis and Roberto Cano. The students showed off their costumes during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Birthday books

Photo by Steve Clark.

Students at Huntington Catholic School celebrated their November birthdays by donating books to the school library, as is customary at the school. Pictured are (from left) Jebbie Burnard and Mellie Burnard, both kindergartners; and Lillian Brumbaugh and Baden Craig, both sixth-graders. Not pictured is Rebecca Barnard, third grade. The school recognized the students on Friday, Nov. 2, during an all-school liturgy at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.


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