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McIntyre is Boys & Girls Club Youth of Year

Brianna McIntyre, 16, is pictured inside the Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County, where she is not only a member but also works part time as a junior staffer. McIntyre not only won the club’s 2020 Youth of the Year Award, she went on to earn distinction at the Boys & Girls Club state level, finishing in the top five of that competition.
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A sophomore at Huntington North High School and only 16 years old, Brianna McIntyre’s future looks as bright as the awards she recently received; all she has to do is decide what she wants to do with them.

McIntyre is the 2020 Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County’s Youth of the Year, an honor she received after she wrote a speech and three essays on how to make the world a better place, in a competition with the other members of her club.

For her win, the seven-year club member received a $500 scholarship from local sponsor Lake City Bank.


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Garrett earns Mitchell Award from CP Team

Katie Garrett (middle) accepts the Child Protection Team Ronald Mitchell Award recently from Child Protection Team Chairman Jan Williams (right) while Department of Child Services Director Kerri Baker looks on.
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Kathryn “Katie” Garrett was recently named the winner of the Ronald Mitchell Award presented by the Child Protection Team of Huntington County.

Each year, the Child Protection Team presents the award to a person or group of people who have made an impact on the safety of children in Huntington County.


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BMV says administrative penalty fees to return

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) has announced administrative penalty fees will resume July 1.

All Hoosiers with expired driver’s licenses, permits, state identification cards and vehicle registrations need to complete renewal transactions before July 1 to avoid paying an administrative penalty fee. Title transactions and new vehicle registration must also be completed before July 1.


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HU alum Poncio is new men’s tennis team coach

Ignacio Poncio
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Huntington University athletic director Lori Culler recently announced the hiring of HU alum Ignacio Poncio as the school’s next men’s tennis coach.

No stranger to campus, Poncio returns to his alma mater to head up a tennis program that has a rich tradition of success. The Argentinian native was a key cog in HU’s success during his four years in Forester green and white.  


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Episcopal Diocese of NI website sets upcoming Holy Week Services

The Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana Worship website, https://ednin. org/virtual-worship-for-holy-week-and-easter will present a full slate of Holy Week Services.

The schedule of services will be:   
• Palm Sunday – April 5, at 10:15 a.m.

• Wednesday in Holy Week – April 8, at 7:30 p.m.

• Maunday Thursday – April 9, at 7:30 p.m.

• Good Friday-Station of the Cross – April 10, at noon.

• Good Friday Veneration of the Cross – April 10, at 7:30 p.m.

• The Great Vigil of Easter – April 11, at 9 p.m.