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Samuel Huntington DAR chapter holds rededication service

Reciting a poem titled “Brotherly Heroes” during a rededication ceremony for Revolutionary War veteran Elijah Mitchell and for Vietnam War veterans Mike and George Bustos on Saturday, Sept. 12, is Gage Bustos, of Huntington. The poem was written by family member David Bustos.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Samuel Huntington Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a rededication service at Woodlawn Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 12, honoring Elijah Mitchell, an American Revolution soldier, as well as two Vietnam War soldiers, Mike and George Bustos.

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Chatting about plants

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Discussing plant options with two shoppers, Tim and Lucinda Smith, is Huntington Master Gardener Sharon Laupp. The Master Gardener group held a plant sale on Saturday, Sept. 12, where gourds, seeds, trees, plants and more were for sale. 

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Learning Center to earn $4.5 million expansion

In a unanimous vote during the Huntington County Community Sch-ool Corporation Board of Trustees meeting on Monday evening, Sept. 14, a $4.5 million expansion of the Huntington County Community Learning Center was approved.

The expansion will increase square footage of the building to accommodate 24 welders – doubling the current capacity.

Seven additional classrooms will be part of the expansion, to be used for criminal justice programs, welding and precision machining.

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Lady Vikes take loss in volleyball

Returning the ball to her Blackhawk Christian High School opponent on Thursday, Sept. 10, is Huntington North High School junior varsity volleyball player Madi Ptak. The junior varsity team won their first match against Blackhawk Christian with a score of 25 to 13, but fell to their opponents in the next two sets.
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The Huntington North High School girls’ varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams faced off against Blackhawk Christian School on Thursday, Sept. 10.

The Lady Vikings played four matches against their opponents, coming out strong in the start with a 25-21 win. Their luck ran out as the night went on, ending set two with a score of 10-25, set three with a score of 16-25 and the final set with a score of 16-25 as well.

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Call for entries in Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 7

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 and the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce are encouraging all veterans and patriotic citizens to place an entry in the eighth Annual Veterans Day Parade. The parade will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The parade staging will begin at 9 a.m. at the Huntington North High School (HNHS) west parking lot. Parade participants will enter HNHS at the MacGahan Street entrance.

All entries are to check in at the registration table and then proceed to their assigned entry number that will be marked on the pavement.