HNHS Class of 1979 donates $4,500 to nonprofits

The Huntington North High School Class of 1979 Reunion Committee donated $1,578 to the By the Book program on Thursday, Aug. 15, at Huntington North. The donated funds were contributed by members of Huntington North’s Class of 1979 at the group’s 40th anniversary celebration, held in July. Pictured are (front row from left) Judy Stahl Lee, treasurer, By the Book; Cathy Nowels Anderson, chair, Class of 1979 Reunion Committee; and Mike Anderson and Bob Burnsworth, both reunion committee; and (back row from left) Mike Keplinger, reunion committee; and Christine Smith Walker, class of 1979 member.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School Class of 1979 Reunion Committee donated a little over $4,500 to three nonprofit organizations in Huntington on Thursday, Aug. 15, at Huntington North.

The donated funds were contributed by members of the class, which celebrated the 40th anniversary of its graduation with a gathering on July 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, in Huntington. Funds were raised through donations, a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle. The Purviance House, in Huntington, also made a donation.

HNHS Class of 1979 donates


Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School Class of 1979 Reunion Committee donated $1,416 to the Indiana Dream Center on Thursday, Aug. 15, at Huntington North. The donated funds were contributed by members of Huntington North’s Class of 1979 at the group’s 40th anniversary celebration, held in July.

Mud bogging


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Benji Walbeser navigates his vehicle through the mud at the Andrews Mud Bogs on Saturday, Aug. 17. The annual fund-raiser this year was to help the family of Andrews Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Junior Jones, who is hospitalized in Indianapolis.

'An Afternoon with a Pioneer Granny Doctor'


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Retired interpretive naturalist Laura Whiteleather presented "An Afternoon with a Pioneer Granny Doctor" on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Salamonie Nature Center, in rural Andrews. Whiteleather took a histroiocal look at plants and wildflowers and expained their medicinal and everyday uses.

Speed show


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Jessie Zick, of Harlan, guides his horse through the poles during a speed show fund-raiser at the Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club grounds on Saturday, Aug. 17.

'Landmark Look'


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jon Anderson (right) of AP Development LLC, leads a tour through apartments at the United Brethren Block in downtown Huntington on Saturday, Aug. 17. Once in peril of being torn down, the buildings will soon re-open as UB Lofts and include 37 market-rate lofts, art studios, a culinary kitchen operatred by Pathfinder Services Inc. and Huntington University's entrepreneurship programs.

Mmm ...


Photo by Steve Clark.

Allie Aschliman (left) and Bryant Huff get ready to add some pulled pork to their plates at the Huntington BBQ Festival on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Hier's Park. Proceeds for the third annual event go to New Life Meal Ministries and the Salvation Army.

Sack coming


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North High School defensive end Aden Dennis catches the Fort Wayne Northrop quarterback behind the line of scrimmage in action Friday night, Aug. 16,  at Kriegbaum Field. The Vikings and Bruin played a scrimmage ahead of the regular season starting this Friday night.

HU spikers claim two more wins at Forester Invite

Huntington University freshmen Tya Bynum (left) and Anna Lewis put up a block wall against Savannah Nott of Baker University on Friday night action at the Forester Invitational at Huntington University. HU won three of four games over the weekend.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington University volleyball team claimed two more wins on Saturday to close out the Forester Invitational with a 3-1 record in its first weekend of play.

The Foresters made quick work of Tennessee Wesleyan on Saturday morning in straight sets, 25-13, 25-21, 25-10, before getting a four-set win over University of Cumberlands in the evening, 25-17, 25-23, 23-25, 25-19.

HU spikers open season with split

The Huntington University volleyball team opened its season by splitting two matches on the day on Friday, Aug. 16, dropping its first match to Brescia University, 3-0, before getting a five-set win over Baker University on the first day of the Foresters Invitational.

The Foresters were on the verge of getting their second loss of the day in the match against Baker, being down 1-2, but the Foresters took the lasts two games, 15-18, 15-10, to come away with the first win for new Head Coach Kelsey Herber.

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