Admiring some artwork


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Admiring some artwork in a vendor booth at A Renaiisance in Roanoke on Saturday afternoon, Oct. 13 are (from left) Mary Wiemann, Connie Wolfe and Thomas Wolfe, all of Fort Wayne.

Painting on the street


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Heidi Malott, of Fort Wayne, does some plein air painting at A Renaissance in Roanoke on Saturday, Oct. 13, as part of the festival's plein air competition.

Chili Cook-Off


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Vicki Sieberns (left) dishes a cup of chili for Patti Fleck, of Huntington, at the seventh annual Chili Cook-off fund-raiser sponsored by the Huntington County Council on Aging on Saturday morning, Oct. 13, at the future site of the council, 1450 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

Maker Faire


Photo by Steve Clark.

Jason Falk (left) and his mother, Carol Falk, examine some jewelry available at the Maker Faire a the Cafe of Hope in Huntington on Saturday, Oct. 13.

HU harriers 13th out of 36 at Wilmington Invite

The Huntington University men’s cross country team took 13th place out of 36 teams at the Wilmington College Invitational, held Friday, Oct. 12, in Wilmington, OH.

The Foresters were paced in the 8K race by Kevin Moser, who clocked in at 26:39.2 to claim 53rd place out of 241 runners. Nick Childs placed 77th, crossing the finish line in 27:15.7. Aaron Hendryx stopped the timer in 27:28.6, good for 91st. Adrien Gentie took 100th in 27:35.7 while Elijah Chesterman attained 115th in 28:02.6 to cap the team’s score.

HU distaff harriers 12th out of 35 at Strong Classic

The Huntington University women’s cross country team claimed 12th place out of 35 teams at the Jenna Strong 5K Classic, hosted by Wilmington College, in Wilmington, OH, on Friday, Oct. 12.

The Foresters were led by Aspen Dirr, who captured 22nd place in 18:59.9. Saige Norris seized 28th place, crossing the finish line in a personal-record 19:15.7. Olivia Von Gunten stopped the timer in 20:56.4, good for 97th. Bianca Tisdale took 104th, stepping over the end stripe in 21:09.1. Mara McFarland rounded out the team’s scoring runners with a 21:12.1 effort that netted her 106th.

HU spikers open A/C Classic with two losses

The Huntington University volleyball team opened play at the Aquinas/Cornerstone Classic with losses to host Cornerstone University, 0-3, and the University of Northwestern Ohio, 1-3, on Friday, Oct. 12.

Against Cornerstone, the Foresters lost by scores of 12-25, 22-25, 17-25.

Sophomore Brandy Michie paced Huntington with 10 kills. Sophomore Jenna Tacosik and senior Breanna Levings helped facilitate the Forester offense with 13 and eight assists, respectively. Tacosik also got in on the scoring with three aces.

Trash pick-up


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Michael Tome (left) and Owen Follis from Boy Scout Troop 130 pick up trash along CR 200W during a fall volunteer trash pick-up day on Saturday morning, Oct. 13.

Viking gridders close out regular season with win over New Haven

Huntington North senior running back Logan Hippensteel gains a few of his 153 yards on the night against visiting New Haven on Friday, night, Oct. 12. Hippensteel and the Vikings won, 21-14.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School varsity football team closed out the regular season with a 21-14 victory over New Haven on Friday, Oct. 12, at Kriegbaum Field.

After the Vikings and Bulldogs traded touchdowns in the first quarter, Coach Rick Burnau’s squad took the lead with an 8-yard TD pass from senior quarterback Brett Kaylor to junior wide receiver Deven Newcomb in the second. New Haven knotted the game back up with a touchdown in the third quarter, but Huntington North took the lead for good in the fourth when Kaylor punched the ball in from the one-yard line.

Bonita B. Broom

Bonita B. Broom, 86, of Huntington, IN, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at 2:20 p.m. at Tipton Place in Huntington.

Mrs. Broom was a 1949 graduate of Clear Creek High School. She was a homemaker and was a member of Clear Creek Church.

She was born Nov. 18, 1931, in Huntington to Walter and Rosa Helvie Baker. She married James H. Broom on April 19, 1952, in Huntington, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1985.

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