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SS. Peter and Paul sprucing up for 175th anniversary

Workers with the Fort Wayne-based Jack Laurie Group work on removing the steps leading to the sanctuary dais of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The first phase of renovations at the church are expected to be completed by Dec. 14.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

With the 175th anniversary of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church coming up in 2019, the leadership of the church thought it would be a good time to update the interior and bring it back to much of its former glory.

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Sounds of winter at HNHS

Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School combined choir performs at the school’s winter band and choir concert on Friday, Dec. 14, in the Huntington North auditorium. Aaron Childress directs the band while accompanist Ann Bostel plays the piano.

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Zay to serve on four committees during the 121st Indiana General Assembly

State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) to serve on four committees during the 121st Indiana General Assembly.

Zay will serve as ranking member of the Senate Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions and as a member of the Senate Committees on Commerce and Technology, Environmental Affairs and Utilities.

Committee hearings can be viewed online by visiting iga.in.gov.

Legislative calendars, agendas, vote tallies and proposed legislation can also be found on this site.

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Hot shooting propels Vikes to big win over Lions

Sawyer Stoltz (right), a senior on the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team, fires the ball in a game against visiting Leo on Friday, Dec. 14. Stoltz finished with 15 points and the Vikings defeated the Lions, 74-52.
Photo by Steve Clark.

Hot first-half shooting propelled the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team to a 74-52 rout of visiting Leo on Friday, Dec. 14.

The Vikings sizzled the nets in the opening stanza, sinking 18 of 26 shots for 69.2 percent. Behind that sharp shooting, Coach Craig Teagle’s squad took a 27-13 lead in the first quarter and expanded it to 46-27 by halftime. The hosts enjoyed a 65-46 advantage at the end of three frames.

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Keep track of Santa with HCARS, NORAD radar

On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, Huntington County Amateur Radio Society will be watching and discussing Santa’s travels around the world.

HCARS invites the public to monitor Santa with the club on their computers as he travels around the globe on the NORAD Tracking System at www.noradsanta.org, especially as he closes in on the United States. It is suggested that interested Santa watchers visit NORAD’s website prior to the event to familiarize themselves with their operation. The website is now active.