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HU student earns spot on national board for Christians in social work

Rebekah Rose, a social work major at Huntington University, plays a game with a youngster. She has been selected to serve on a national board as a student representative for the North American Association of Christians in Social Work.

Rebekah Rose, a 2019 social work major at Huntington University, has been selected to serve on a national board as a student representative for the North American Association of Christians in Social Work (NACSW).

Rose, from Franklin, is the first Huntington student to be selected for this position.

NACSW is an organization devoted to helping those in the social work field that identify as Christians. The NACSW strives to have a continual impact on the social work profession as a whole, as well as creating a presence within the faith community.  

PHH therapist has tips for arthritis victims

With cold weather just around the corner, some people who cope with arthritis pain are steeling themselves for winter aches and pains. They are looking for practical ways to minimize pain during the winter months.

Ashley Wilson, an occupational therapist with Parkview Huntington Hospital’s Rehab and Wellness Center, frequently hears patients say that they are able to predict a change in weather based on the way their joints feel.

Halloween Block Party at several northside sites

A Halloween Block Party will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, at several northside area organizations and businesses.

The “Hotel Halloween” will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Rodeway Inn, 2820 Hotel Ave., Huntington. Children in costume are invited to come for candy and goodies. Additional parking is available in the Huntington 7 Theater parking lot adjacent to the hotel.

Dancing for show


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington North High School student Hunter Lee (left) and his partner, Lindsey Skiles (right) count through the steps as they and their fellow Varsity Singers rehearse a song and dance number for the upcoming show choir season Thursday, Oct. 11. The singers’ 2018 Pomp & Plenty concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. in the newly renovated HNHS Auditorium. There will be no dinner this year. Tickets can be purchased ahead of the show by calling 402-3628.

Hauenstein Road to close for water line service

On or after Wednesday, Oct. 17, Hauenstein Road will likely be closed between Walmart Drive and Hotel Avenue. This closure is to allow for a new water service line to be installed under Hauenstein Road for a new construction site.

Once in place, the closure is expected to last approximately one to two days.

A detour will be established and will use Walmart Drive, Northpoint Avenue and Hotel Avenue. Appropriate detour signage will be installed to guide traffic. All residential and business entrances will be open and available.

College Goal Sunday vols offer help filing FAFSA applications

Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 39 sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday.

The event is set for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.

The free program assists Indiana students in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA form is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, scholarships and student loans at most colleges, universities and vocational-/technical schools nationwide.

FW Beagle Club to host turkey, ham and bacon shoot Oct. 28 and Nov. 11

The Fort Wayne Beagle Club will have a turkey, ham and bacon cross shoot on Sunday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Nov. 11, starting at 11 a.m. on both days.

Twelve gauge guns are limited to .675 or larger choke.

The clubhouse is located one half-mile west of the General Motors plant on Lafayette Center Road, then a half-mile south to 14434 Aboite Rd. Signs will be posted.

For more information, contact Mike Clabaugh, 445-8871.

Pink Out Flashlight Walk/Bake Sale Sunday

The Pink Out fifth annual Flashlight Walk/Bake Sale fund-raiser for Cancer Services for Huntington County will be held Sunday, Oct. 21, starting at noon at Memorial Park in Huntington.

Prizes will be given for the best Pink Out attire for men, women and children 12 and under.

There will also be a 50-50 drawing and door prizes.

Scarecrow, chili contest forms due today for Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow and chili contest entry forms for the upcoming Warren Scarecrow Festival are due by Oct. 11 and 24, respectively, to the Warren City Building.

The festival will be held Friday, Oct. 26, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The costume parade kicks off the Scarecrow Festivities at 6 p.m. at the corner of 3rd and Wayne Street. Afterward, attendees are encouraged to stay in town for family-friendly activities and treats.

Snowflake Bazaar seeks booth renters

The annual St. Mary’s Snowflake Bazaar is now taking reservations for booth rentals.

The bazaar will be held Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 4 after Mass in the gym at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.

To rent a booth, call Diana Meitzler at 519-5664.

Norwood group honors yards for summer


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David and June Haack, who reside at 6232 W. Maple Grove Road, were the winners of a Norwood Homeowners Association Yard of the Month Award over the summer.

Norwood group honors three yards for summer

Pete and Vicki Allen stand in the yard of their home at 4161N-580W. They were one of three couples who received Norwood Homeowners Association Yard of the Month awards.
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The Norwood Homeowners Association presented its Yard of the Month award to three homeowners over the summer.

The first Yard of the Month award went to Pete and Vicki Allen at 4161N-580W.

The next award went to David and June Haack, 6232 W. Maple Grove Rd.

The third award was presented to Bill and Sandi Circle, 4594N-615W.

Volunteers from the Huntington County Master Gardeners helped make the Yard of the Month decisions.

Kids Kampus holding Wick’s Pies fund-raiser through Oct. 29

Pathfinder Kids Kampus, in Huntington, is holding a Wick’s Pies fund-
raiser through Monday, Oct. 29.

For a fee, the following pies are available to order: sugar cream, pecan, peanut butter, German chocolate, pumpkin, pumpkin chess and coconut sugar cream.

Orders can be placed online at www.kidskampus.
org or by visiting Kids Kampus at 435 Campus St., Huntington. Kids Kampus is open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Celebrating 100 years


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Anna Belle Rice (seated at left) celebrates her 100th birthday on Monday, Oct. 8, with her family at Miller’s Merry Manor in Huntington. Pictured with her are her sister, Edith Scheerer (seated at right); and (standing from left) her nieces, Christine Stoffel, Nancy Scheerer, Becky Grove and great-niece Jenny Dyke, holding her son, Jameson.

Local woman in Kenya

Alicia York, of Huntington, a student studying exercise science, spent part of the summer 2018 term in Kenya as part of Indiana Wesleyan University’s study abroad program.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church committed to global liberal arts and professional education. IWU-Marion represents nearly 3,200 students who are enrolled in traditional programs on the residential campus in Marion.

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