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Students thank workers


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The student council at Roanoke Elementary School recently surprised the construction crew that is building the new Roanoke Elementary with cookies and notes of thanks for their work. Pictured are (from left) Elyse Kiefer, Roanoke Student Council; Mitch Steury, Fetters Construction; and Grace McClellan and Spencer Proffitt, both Roanoke Student Council.

Lighting up


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Nate Parrett (standing on ladder) works with programming a light pole near the corner of West Park Drive and North Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington on Thursday, Nov. 7, as Huntington Parks Department Superintendent Steve Yoder spots him from below. The lights will coordinate with the Christmas tree lights at Rotary Centennial Park (background) when they are turned on for the holiday season on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.

Andrews announces 1Q honor roll students

Andrews Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Next coloring night at Roanoke library is set up for Nov. 21

The Roanoke Public Library’s next adult coloring and craft night is Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.

Supplies will be available, but participants are welcome to bring their own coloring and craft supplies.

The Roanoke Public Library is located at 314 N. Main St., Suite 120, Roanoke.

Harmony Home for men opens in Huntington

Robert Knorr (fifth from left), the executive director of Harmony Home, in Huntington, leads a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the residence, which is a place for adult male drug and alcohol addicts to acquire sobriety. Pictured are (from left) Michael Lester and Robin Lester, Harmony Home Board of Directors; Brian Gamlin, supporter; JoAnn Young, board of directors; Knorr; LuAnn Graf, board of directors; and Stephanie Smith and Jim Smith, supporters.
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Harmony Home, in Huntington, opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 1.

Located at 751 E. Tipton St., Harmony Home is a residence where adult male drug and alcohol addicts can acquire sobriety.

Residents complete a 12-step program. Robert Knorr is the executive director.

Harmony Home is equipped to handle up to 10 men. Currently, the home has seven individuals.

For more information about Harmony Home, call 355-9400 or email hunting tonharmonyhome@gmail.com.

Supporting the arts


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Members of the Roanoke Lions Club present a check to Ruth Marsh (left), the chair of A Renaissance in Roanoke, which is an annual arts festival in Roanoke. The donated funds were raised through Lions Club activities over the summer. Pictured are club members Harold Mallo (middle) and Craig Bernard.

Riverview announces honor roll students for first quarter of year

Riverview Middle School has announced the following students who have achieved the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

All A’s

Eighth Grade
Johanna Bragg, Regan Cornett, Dalton Davis, Maggie Eaton, Gracie Fields, Noah Gallegos, Jane Gayed, Ella Hall, Kinlee Landrum, Tessa Maul, Josie Mobley, Keagan Price, Jessica Rice, Haven Rieger, Jaycie Smith, Aaliayh Stephens and Brooke Wall.

Veterans admitted to DNR parks free today

All veterans and active-duty military personnel, and everyone in their vehicle, will be admitted free to Indiana Department of Natural Resources state parks, reservoir properties, state forest recreation areas and state off-road vehicle riding areas today, Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
This includes admission to Falls of the Ohio State Park’s Interpretive Center.

Fun at the library


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Juliette Wilson has fun in a fall-themed play area at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library during a toddler storytime session on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The session featured autumnal stories, songs, crafts and games.

Andrews announces 1Q perfect attendance list

Andrews Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved perfect attendance for the first quarter of the 2019-20 school year.

Kindergarten
Hadley Bailey, A.J. Covey, Devaraux Dailey, Jaycen Dennis, Izzibella Dobson, Isabella Eads, Ivy Eads, Bryan Garrett, Eliana Goodnight, Lyndsey Groff, Brynlee Henderson, Elizabeth Lauer, Lawson Mitchell, Ava Moore, Dalton Nicola, Harrison Nix, Emma Rice, Jaylee Sunderman and Ashley Telfer.

Getting it done


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Joenita Keller (left), of Warren, chats with Clinic Nurse Alex Bickel of the Huntington County Health Department during a flu shot clinic held Thursday, Nov. 7, at Heritage Pointe of Warren. Bickel says the influenza season started early this year and advises the public to get a vaccination as soon as possible.

Red Ribbon promise


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Salamonie Elementary School celebrates Red Ribbon Week recently with an all-school convocation to rally for a drug-free life. Holding up the banner with students’ signatures pledging to be drug free are (from left) Addi Stivers, Zoey Taylor, Elijah Richardson and Lincoln Stivers.

HU presents “Angel Street” mystery set in Victorian London that addresses ‘gaslighting’

The Huntington University Theatre Company will present its first performance of the season, “Angel Street (Gaslight),” from Thursday, Nov. 14, to Saturday, Nov. 16. Cast members pictured are (from left) Alex Koontz, Eleni Hanson, Justine Hensley, Amanda Fielding and Nicholas Robinson.
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The Huntington University Theatre Company will present its performance of “Angel Street (Gaslight)” Nov. 14 through 16.

“Angel Street (Gaslight)” is a mystery set in 19th century Victorian London; despite its initial appearance of tranquility, the story unfolds to reveal that things are not always what they seem.

HNHS band performs in DC today for Vets Day parade

The Huntington North High School marching band, the Marching Vikes, is currently performing in Washington, DC, for Veterans Day.

Today, Monday, Nov. 11, the band will perform at the Air Force Memorial, overlooking Arlington National Cemetery.

On Nov. 10, the band was to have performed at the Lincoln Memorial and World War II Memorial as part of the Parade of Heroes.

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, band members will tour the Capitol Building and the National Archives.

Sears graduates from Dream Center program

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Daniel Sears

The Indiana Dream Center has announced the graduation of Daniel Sears from its 12-month inpatient program. Sears graduated Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Awakening Community Church Huntington Campus and also at the Awakening Community Church Fort Wayne Campus.

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