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HU physics professor Bratt to present findings from his summer project with university’s radio telescope

Huntington University has one of the few operational radio telescopes in the region.

Installed in 2003, the telescope has been invaluable to faculty research, college officials note. Now, Dr. Jonathan Bratt, assistant professor of physics, is testing its potential for undergraduate research.

Local Izaak Walton League names winners from shoots

The Huntington Izaak Walton League announces June and August shoot results.

Cross shoot winners for June were Wade Berry and Dick Meldrum. The trap winner was Eddie Heffelfinger, who won the first, second, third and fifth shoots. Jason Cooper won the fourth shoot, Mike Claubaugh won the sixth, and Bill Davis won the seventh shoot.

Heffelfinger also won the first, second, third and seventh shoots in the August trap shoot. Tyson Miller won the fourth shoot, and Chip Olinger won the fifth and sixth shoots.

CLF to offer six-week financial budgeting class

Christian Life Tabernacle has donated scholarship money to United Trust Financial, a non-profit business which offers a six-week financial budgeting class that focuses on money management.

The next course will be offered Sept. 13 through Oct. 18 on Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Sept. 14 through Oct. 19 on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon.
The six-week class will cover budgeting, goal-setting, bankruptcy and more.

United Trust Financial is located at 943 Swan St. in Huntington.

Ladies Day Out is Sept. 18

Ladies Day Out - a day of pampering and shopping for moms, sisters, daughters and girlfriends - will be held Saturday Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Gathering Place.

Activities and featured items include massages, makeovers, raffle items, baked goods, jewelry, clothing, scarves, purses and handcrafted items.

There is no admission fee.

The event is sponsored by the ABWA Forks of the Wabash Chapter.

The Gathering Place is located at 547 Guilford St., Huntington, across from Trinity United Methodist Church.

Set Discovery Crew programs

The Huntington City-Township Public Library calls all first, second, and third grade students to register for Discovery Crew, a library program held Wednesday afternoons at 4:15 at the main library, 255 W. Park Drive.

Discovery Crew sessions begin Sept. 15 and continue through Nov. 10.

Troop 130 to hold event on Sept. 13

Boy Scout Troop 130, of Huntington, will host an open house on Sept. 13, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The event is open to families with boys ages 11 to 17.
Troop 130 families will be available to answer questions about scouting. Participants will also witness a court of honor at which rank advancements and merit badges will be awarded.

Cake and punch will be served.

Troop 130 is the Wabash Valley District Troop of the Year for 2009 and has held that distinction for many years running.

Knights to host World Day of Prayer

The Huntington Knights of Columbus will be hosting a World Day of Prayer Service for Peace at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Saturday, Sept. 11, at 11 a.m.

The service is open to the general public of all religious denominations, and marks the ninth anniversary of the events of Sept. 11, 2001.

Rev. Augustine, assistant pastor of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, will lead the short service.

St. Mary's Catholic Church is located at 903 N. Jefferson St. in Huntington.

For more information, contact John Shields at 356-7519.

 

Bethesda welcomes Montgomery

Gospel singer Judith Montgomery will perform during the morning worship service at the Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church in Andrews.

The service will be held on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 10:30 p.m.

Montgomery is a native of Shoals.

She performs mostly only songs she writes, and her teenage daughter accompanies her in many of the songs she performs.

There will be a carry-in dinner following the service.

Admission is free and the performance is open to the public.

Bethesda Free Will Baptist Church is located at 116 S. Main St. in Andrews.

College fair at MC on Sept. 29

High school students will meet representatives from 37 colleges, universities and technical schools at the 2010 Wabash County College Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at Manchester College in North Manchester.

The free event is open 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All high school students and their families are invited. No reservations are necessary for the event, to be held in the College Union on the east side of campus.

Honoring Spc. Chad Clements


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Lisa Ormsby, Pat Johnson, Kelsey Butcher and Kathleen Wisel (from left), all employees of Schenkel's Dairy, hold a flag as a motorcyclist escorting the funeral procession of Spc. Chad Clements passes in front of their workplace on Wednesday, Sept. 8. The flag had been used to cover the casket of Johnson's late father-in-law, DeWayne Johnson, who served in World War II and the Korean War. Clements was killed on Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan.

Waiting for the procession


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Richard Shenefield, of Huntington, holds his American flag a few houses down and across the street from the home of Spc. Chad Clements' mother on Hitzfield Street on Wednesday morning, Sept. 8, as he waits for the procession and the hearse with Clements' body to come through town. One of Shenefield's grandsons went to school with Clements, who was killed Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan.

Saluting a hero


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Parker Camomile, 2, waves a flag Wednesday morning, Sept. 8, as he waits for the body of Spc. Chad Clements, who was killed Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan, to return to Huntington in a funeral procession.

The tree says it all


Photo by Jessica Williams.

A sign reads, "Land of the Free ... Home of the Brave," on a tree in the front yard of the home of Spc. Chad Clements' mother and stepfather on Hitzfield Street in Huntington. The procession came from U.S.-24 and made its way to the funeral home from Flaxmill Road and Hitzfield Street.Clements was killed on Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan.

Waving the colors


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Sande Anderson, of Auburn, waves her American flag while waiting for Spc. Chad Clements' body to return to Huntington. Anderson is a friend of one of Clements' cousins and came out to show her support. Clements was killed on Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan.

Waiting for a hero


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Lisa Ormsby, Pat Johnson, Kelsey Butcher and Kathleen Wisel (from left), all employees of Schenkel's Dairy, hold a flag as they wait in front of their workplace on Wednesday, Sept. 8, for Spc. Chad Clements' funeral procession to pass by. The flag had been used to cover the casket of Johnson's late father-in-law, DeWayne Johnson, who served in World War II and the Korean War. Clements was killed on Aug. 30 while serving in Afghanistan.

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