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Three fireworks shows to choose from as county celebrates Fourth

Huntington County residents looking for a Fourth of July fireworks show close to home will have their choice of shows in Huntington, Markle and Roanoke. All will occur on the evening of the Fourth of July.
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While the COVID-19 crisis has caused the cancellation of nearly all the county’s fairs and festivals this summer, those who love a good fireworks show will have three to choose from on the nation’s birthday.

July 4th fireworks displays will happen in Huntington, Roanoke and Markle, all taking place at dusk.

The celebrations include:

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Goetz Memorial Park build day

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Volunteers and members of Sinclair Recreation held a couple of build days last week at the Drake Goetz Memorial Park that is being constructed at 4082N-350E, Huntington, for both able-bodied and handicapped children. The park is being constructed in honor of Drake Goetz, a Huntington County youth who died in November 2017.

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Penalty deadline date for prop taxes is coming

Property taxes were due May 11, however due to COVID-19, Gov. Holcomb mandated a 60-day waiver of penalties. The 60-day waiver of penalty due date is July 10.

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Getting into the swing

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Todd Johnson, of Huntington, prepares to send his ball down the fairway at the beginning of the Huntington County Golf Amateur Tourney held Saturday, June 27, at Etna Acres Golf Course. Twenty-eight golfers took part in the contest in men’s, Seniors’, super Seniors’, super-super Seniors’ and ladies’ divisions.

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Lighting up the night

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Several bursts of fireworks explode in the sky above Huntington North High School as part of the Huntington fireworks show presented by the Huntington Fireworks Committee earlier this evening, Saturday, July 4.