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Quilt donation


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Rita McCabe (center), of the Huntington County Extension Homemakers Club, presents two lap robes to Lois Landrum (left) and Vera Stetzel, resisents at Norwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Intent on the target


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Tim Kennerk tosses a pair of balls toward the ladder during a ladderball tournament Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the courtyard at Our Sunday Visitor. The company's employees participated in a ladderball tournament to raise money for the United Way.

Announce winners form Roanoke Fall Festival Ducky Run contest

The Roanoke Kiwanis Club held its annual Ducky Run Sept. 12 at the Roanoke Park as part of the Fall Festival.

Winners included:

$100 cash from Roanoke Kiwanis - Matthew Weigelt;

Savings bond from National City Bank - Lori VanOver;

Savings bond from Bippus State Bank - Celia Bandelier;

Two football tickets, Purdue vs. N. Illinois, from North Star Accounting - Ruth Stoeckley;

$25 cash from J.O. Wolf Tool & Die - Sam Williams;

$20 cash from United REMC - Emma Rommel;

Wing clean-up


Photo provided.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 302, of Roanoke, wash the wing of a plane on display at the Grissom Air Force Base Museum. The Scouts spent a day washing two of the planes as a service project. For more information about joining Boy Scouts, call Kevin Adams at 747-8175 or Dennis Boyer at 672-3635.

Saalmonie to host educational weekend for trappers

Salamonie Reservoir and the Indiana State Trappers Association (ISTA) will sponsor a free trapper education course for all ages at on Oct. 10-11 at the Upper Wabash Interpre-tive Center at 9 a.m. each day.

The program starts on Saturday, Oct.10, with education on trapping issues, ethics and regulations. Lunch will be provided. After lunch, participants will set traps for furbearers on the trap line under the close supervision of the instructor. Traps will be left overnight and checked the next day.

Pressing for cider


Photo by Andre B. Laird.


Richard Bowman, of Logansport, shows a group of Seniors the traditional way to make apple cider on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the Salamonie Interpretive Center. The activity was part of Salamonie's Senior Fall Festival, which ran from Sept. 14 to 17.

Ricke and Bonham hold lead roles in HU production of 'Proof' Sept. 24-26

The first offering of the Huntington University theater season will feature Joe Ricke, of Huntington, as a mentally unstable genius in "Proof."

Ricke, a professor of English at Taylor University, is joined in the cast by Alicia Bonham, who plays his daughter Catherine. Bonham, of Upland, is a senior theater perform-ance major at HU.

Also in the cast are Phil Black and Bethany Edlund, both junior theater performance majors from Fort Wayne.

And they're off...


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

Riders head off from downtown Huntington at the start of the race portion of the sixth annual Huntington On/Off-Road Bike Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 19.

Who's the boss


Photo by Jessica Williams.

Senior Alex Rader, "Ike the Vike" (left), shows the Logansport Berries' mascot, Felix the Cat, who is boss while riding on top of the Class of 2010 float during the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 18.

Catching a ride


Photo by Jessica Williams.

The Huntington North High School girls' cross country team members get a ride on North Jefferson Street during the Homecoming Parade on Friday, Sept. 18. The parade kicked off the evening's events, followed by the Homecoming football game, at which Huntington North took on Logansport.

Homecoming royalty


Photo by Scott Trauner.

Huntington North High School seniors Megan Bucher (left) and Mitch Vezeau were named Homecoming Queen and King, respectively, at halftime of the Vikings' Homecoming football game against Logansport on Friday, Sept. 18.

Homecoming pep rally


Photo by Andre B. Laird.

The Huntington North hgih School Dance Teams performs during the HNHS Homecoming pep rally on Friday morning, Sept. 18.

Homecoming court


Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Huntington North High School will select a Homecoming king and queen this week, with the royal representatives to be crowned during the football game on Friday, Sept. 18. Seniors vying for the titles of king and queen are (front row from left) Jesse Matheny, Paige Stephens, Meagan Piedmont, Lisa Daronatsy, Megan Bucher and Mitch Vezeau. Not pictured is king candidate Wes Carroll. The remainder of the court is made up of (back row from left) Peyton Pike, sophomore; Gracie Winkler and Alex Herber, juniors; and Karlie Crago and Thomas Trout, freshmen.

Life Long Learning to host career fair at HNHS for both students and adults

The Life Long Learning Committee of Huntington County will host a Career Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 22, with hopes of starting high school students on the right foot and getting Huntington adults back on their feet.

The committee's president, Steve Schenkel, says members of the community and his group discussed ways to promote careers after high school graduation. This led to the idea to have representatives from different fields get together in one place, along with schools that can provide the necessary education for each field.

Some rural residents could get new addresses

Some rural Huntington County residents may soon have new addresses if a proposal by the Huntington County Surveyor's Office is passed.

The Indianapolis-based Schneider Corporation has submitted a bid to review property addresses within the Huntington County Geographic Information System (GIS) and all other county departments.

The proposal is the final phase of work on updating and correcting the GIS that was begun earlier this year.

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