Community

Crestview’s honor roll named

The following Crestview Middle School students have received All A’s for Quarter One of the 2020-2021 school year.

Eighth graders:

James Ashton Belovich, Levi Bordeaux, Micah Bordeaux, Brody Owen Bowers, Lillian Louise Brumbaugh, Dylan M. Burkhart, Kira Noelle Burkhart, Douglas Gerald Cannizzaro, Paul Julius Carter, Benjamin Becker Claghorn, Aubrie R. Cox, Sarah Claire Crist and Taylen Tiffany Culver.

Saddle Club to host Halloween event

The Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club will be holding a Spook Show event on Saturday, Oct. 31, which will be open to the public. The Saddle Club is located at 792N-200W, Huntington.
Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The Chief LaFontaine Saddle Club, located at 792N-200W, Huntington, will be hosting a Spook Show and Trailer Treat night on Saturday, Oct. 31, which will be open to the community. The show will start at noon on Saturday, with a costume class to start after 5 p.m.

The grounds will be open on Friday, Oct. 30, starting at 6 p.m., for the public. Those who wish to camp will be able to do so. Costs are associated with campers who wish to have electricity or rent a stall for a horse. Campers are encouraged to bring candy for trick-or-treaters.

Pomp and Plenty practice


Photo by Katelynn Farley.

The boy’s half of the Huntington North High School Varsity Singers group practice after school on Wednesday, Oct. 21, for their Pomp and Plenty concert that will be held the first weekend in November. The boys group and the girls group split to practice separately, as a COVID-19 precaution. 

First Federal named IBA Five Star Member

First Federal Savings Bank has received a Five Star Member Award from the Indiana Bankers Association. Featured are (from left) President and CEO of First Federal Savings Bank Michael Zahn and Vice President of IBA Chris Bennett.
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First Federal Savings Bank has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA).

The award was presented by Chris Bennett, IBA’s Vice President, in recognition of First Federal Savings Bank’s Association involvement throughout 2019.

The Five Star Member designation recognizes those IBA-member banks which demonstrate outstanding commitment to the association in five areas: political awareness, issues advocacy, life-long learning, IBA volunteerism and Preferred Service Provider utilization.

Pumpkin Hunt set for Oct. 28

The Huntington Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite the community to their Annual Pumpkin Hunt. It will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at Yeoman Park. It will last from 6 to 6:30 p.m.

There will not be a coloring contest or a costume contest at this year’s pumpkin hunt, with the costume contest instead being held online. Participants are still encouraged to dress up for this event to show Halloween spirit.

A fire truck will sound its sirens when it is time to start collecting eggs. Age groups will be as follows: ages 3 to 4; ages 5 to 7; and ages 8 to 13.

Salvation Army plans food giveaway

The Salvation Army and Farmers to Families will be hosting a Drive-Through Pantry on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. at The Salvation Army, 1424 East Market, Huntington.

There will be food boxes available for the first 700 families.

For any questions, contact The Salvation Army at 356-3485.

Property tax deadline draws near

The last day to pay property taxes on time without a penalty is Nov. 10, 2020.

For the convenience of taxpayers, payments can be made with a tax bill at these local banks: Bippus State Bank, First Farmers Bank & Trust, First Federal Savings Bank, First Source Bank, First Merchants Bank and Lake City Bank.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only three taxpayers will be allowed in the office at a time.

Brethr en Church plans Oct. 30 trunk-or-treat

First Brethren Church, in Huntington, will be holding a trunk-or-treat event on Friday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The church is located at 245 S. Marion Road, Huntington.

Bethel UMC plans trunk-or-treat Oct. 31

Bethel United Methodist Church will be holding a drive-through trunk-or-treat event on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m., or until treat bags are gone.

Those who plan to attend are asked to stay in their vehicles for extra safety. Partici- pants should enter on the west side of Riverside Drive and onto Allen Street.

Bethel United Methodist Church is locate d at 629 Riverside Drive, Huntington.

Lake City invests in Strauss Center

Huntington University continues to feel the community’s support for University growth. Most recently, this feeling of investment and community connection came in the form of a $100,000 commitment from Lake City Bank to the Don Strauss Animal Science Education Center and the Huntington University Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies.

Veterans celebration planned

All veterans, active duty military and their families, as well as passed veterans’ families, are invited to attend a Veteran’s Celebration on Sunday, Nov. 8, at Warren Church of Christ. The ceremony will start at 6 p.m. with an “Armed Forces Tribute” by “A Few Good Men”.

Those who plan to attend are welcome to wear their military uniforms. For those with questions, call 375-3010. Warren Church of Christ is hosting this military tribute, located at 302 N. Wayne St., Warren (across from Accent Interiors & Marathon). k

Red Hat members have lunch, paint party

Several Red Hat members, along with one guest, gathered together for a Halloween lunch and paint party at the home of Connie Wright.

Wright and Connie Kindler were the hostesses.

Robin Lane is credited with teaching the group to paint.

Next month’s meeting will be held Wednesday, Nov. 18, with a gathering at Pizza Hut at 5:30 p.m., with guests welcome.

Huntington Catholic announces honor roll

The Huntington Catholic School has released the quarter one Honor Roll of the 2020-21 school year.

The following Huntington Catholic students had All A’s on their Report Card for the First Quarter of the 2020-21 School Year:

Third grade: Evan Burton, Eli Dinius, Noah Reust and Clare Richert.

Fourth grade: Ethan Fowerbaugh, Jedadiah Kline, Elin Mickley and Imogen Streator.

Fifth grade: Jacqueline Aguirre, Genevieve Harrell and Daniela Plascencia.

Sixth grade: Damen Ball and Jackson Garrott.

Seventh grade: Alexandra Craig and Josephine Kline.

BMV hours change for voting

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) has announced that all BMV branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, Nov. 2, and Tuesday, Nov. 3, to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses to be used for identification at a polling place.

Branches will be open Monday, Nov. 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 3, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. All locations will remain open through the lunch hour.      

As required by state law, branches will only process new, amended or replacement ID cards, and renewed, amended or replacement driver’s licenses and learner permits.

Roanoke Lions Club donation


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The inter-Faith Church Council has received a $250 donation from the Roanoke Lions Club, to be used for the local Roanoke food pantry. Featured are (from left) Claudia Hauck, of the food pantry, and Lion Charlie Crawford.

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