Andrews names all year perfect attendance list

Andrews Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance all year of the 2018-2019 school year.

First Grade
Lucas Dennis.

Second Grade
Delanie Bruch and Chyara Smith.

Third Grade
Austin Penrod.

Fourth Grade
Evan Maul and Leland Smith.

Fifth Grade
Owen Cole, Kennedy Glassburn, Jaiden Kirk, Dylan Morgan, Noah Morgan, Frankie Napier and Sarah Turner.

Horace Mann names fourth quarter honor roll

Horace Mann Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

All A’s

Fifth Grade
Rylee Conklin, Lynnsey Degitz, Maggie Easterling, Myah Eltzroth, Brooke Hamming, Wynter Ivey, Royce Martinez, Molly Ross, Quinn Scheiber, Lucie Smith, Addison Strine, Aidan Thornburgh, Emma Working and Layla Yoder.

Hgtn. library announces reads for summer program

The Huntington City-Township Public Library announces the reads for its various book club meetings taking place in June. The Huntington library’s Summer Library Program theme this year is “Space,” so the books are focused on, or related to, the stars and planets.

Fiction Lovers’ Book Club is a club for adults who enjoy reading anything fiction. They will meet Tuesday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntington branch to discuss “The Martian,” by Andy Weir.

Seniors to learn about hummingbirds at next lunch

Attendees at the next Salamonie Senior Luncheon on Monday, July 1, will learn about hummingbirds.

Shelly Reed, Upper Wabash Interpretive Services interpretive naturalist, will present a hummingbird program called “Things That Make You Go ‘Hmmm’” at the Salamonie Lake Interpretive Center.

The program begins with a carry-in meal at noon. Hoagies will be provided. Guests should bring a side dish to share, a beverage and their own table service. A small donation will be accepted. Reserv ations may be made by calling 468-2127.

New Life to serve up early Father’s Day breakfast

New Life Ministries is serving up an early Father's Day breakfast to the community on Saturday, June 15, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the New Life Ministries Meal Ministry, located at 323 N. Jefferson St., in Huntington.

Breakfast will consist of pancakes and sausage gravy and biscuits. Coffee, juice and water will also be available.

There is no cost to attend the breakfast; however, a free will offering is requested to help the ministry. Monies raised from the breakfast will go to assist in making necessary repairs and maintaining the facility.

Root beer fund-raiser for local Cancer Services

Cancer Services for Huntington County is holding its annual B-K Root Beer Stand Fund-raiser on Monday, June 17.

B-K is donating a dollar for each order that day to Cancer Services. Cookies will also be available.

Cancer Services helps those living in Huntington County with their needs while dealing with cancer. Funds are used to help with mileage costs for travel back and forth to treatment and prescription costs for cancer medication not covered by insurance.

Those who need help are invited to come to B-K Root Beer and pick up forms to fill out to use the service.

Another use for corn


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Who needs a sand box when you have a box of corn to play in? These youngsters at the "Breakfast on the Farm" on Saturday morning at the Beekman Farm in northern Huntington County don't seem to notice the difference. The free event gave the public a chance to observe how a working dairy farm operates and included a breakfast, tours and several family-friendly activities.

O' Sister, Brother headlines second Music in the City


Photo by Scott Trauner.

O Sister, Brother owns the stage in downtown Huntington during the second Music in the City concert of the season on Friday, June 7. The band hails from Huntington, and is made up of from left) Bennett Spickelmier, Kyle Jackson and Tyler Gault. The Downtown Business Association hosts the series, which is sponsored by The Party Shop, the City of Huntington, Purviance House Bed and Breakfast and Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group.

Friday Night Street Fair kicks off


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Adam Strack, of Fort Wayne, entertains the crowd Friday night, June 7, in downtown Roanoke during the first Friday Night Street Fair of the season.

Mary L. Brown

Mary L. Brown, 93, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 8 a.m. at Markle Health and Rehabilitation.

She was a 1943 graduate of Roanoke High School. She was a homemaker and farmed with her husband on their Huntington Township farm.

She was born Oct. 25, 1925, in Decatur to Albert N. and Celeste G. Franklin Cramer. She married Lessley C. Brown Jr. on Sept. 15, 1946, in Roanoke, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2001.

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