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New ministry designed to help women with children find shelter moves to build stage

Rev. Jimi Staton, pastor of New Life Fellowship, stands in front of the house the church purchased for $50 that will become the Women and Children’s Life House residence, once renovations are complete. The ministry is expected to be open to residents in October.
Photo by Rebecca Sandlin

Originally published June 15, 2017.

A new ministry devoted to helping women with children find shelter and get back on their feet has moved from the vision stage to the hammer and saw stage.

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HCARS Field Day

Photo by Steve Clark.

Dennis Keyser mans a station for the Huntington County Amateur Radio Society on Saturday, June 24, as the group participates in a two-day field event based in front of the ReStore at the Habitate for Humanity facility on Commerce Drive, in Huntington.

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Markle Town Council awards Tracy Street contract to FW company

The Markle Town Council awarded a contract for improvements to Tracy Street to Brooks Construction Company, of Fort Wayne, at a total cost of $38,473.

The unanimous vote to accept Brooks’ bid was made at the council’s regular meeting on Wednesday, June 21.

The project covers the stretch of Tracy Street from U.S.-224 to CR 600W and will include repaving the roadway in front of Hare Canvas.

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Firing one home

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Optimist pitcher Tylar Haney fires one home in a Pony League Tournament baseball game against American Legion on Wednesday evening, June 21, at the PAL Club.

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W.A.R. Games heats up Salamonie Summer Festival July 1-4

Mark Jeffers (right) flings a bean bag as opponent Drew Carey looks on during the Salamonie Summer Festival Corn Hole Tournament last year at Warren’s old light plant.
TAB file photo.

Warren Health and Fitness is sponsoring five events as part of its W.A.R. Games for the Salamonie Summer Festival next week.

The Warren Area Rumble consists of a basketball tourney, bike ride, cornhole tournament, a walk/run and a mud run. All are rain or shine events.

The Rebel 3-3 Basketball Tournament returns for its 15th year on Saturday, July 1, with registration starting at 8 a.m. and tip-off starting at 9, at the Knight Bergman Center, 132 Nancy St., Warren.

Awards are given to the top three teams in each bracket.