Roanoke Elementary recognizes its first quarter honor roll students

Roanoke Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2009-2010 school year:

Lincoln honors academic achievement for first quarter of 2009-10 school year

Lincoln Elementary School has announced its honor roll for the 2009-10 school year.

Honor roll students are:

All A's
Third Grade

Jacob Bruce, Abigail Clarke, Zachary Cochran, Marley Fordyce, Katie Hale, Madison Lough, Jesie Newsome, Ceira Retter, Ethan Stafford and Lucas Stouder.

Fourth Grade
Cierra Burnworth, Dalton Lusch and Jamie Vance.

Making memories

Ellen Prenatt cuts paper for a scrapbooking project during a "Crop and Shop" event held Saturday, Oct. 24, at Hier's Park. The workshop was sponsored by the paper Artisans Extension Homemakers Club.

All dressed up

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Mary McGhee and her dog Princeton show off their costumes to a judge during the Zanesville Lions Club's community Halloween party on Monday, Oct. 26. The event drew about 200 people.

Naturalist class at reservoir

The Upper Wabash Interpretive Services will be holding an Indiana Master Naturalist class at Salamonie Reservoir in the spring.

The Indiana Master Naturalist Program (IMNP) is an educational/volunteer program, developed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and Purdue University Extension to provide Hoosiers who love nature with a hands-on learning experience.

Parkview YMCA announces upcoming events

The Parkview Huntington YMCA has several events coming up in the next few weeks, including a blood drive, the annual meeting, a canned food drive and fall session-two programs.

The blood drive will be held on Friday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the YMCA. It will be sponsored by the Rotary, Optimist and Kiwanis clubs. Call the YMCA to set up an appointment to donate blood. All donors will be eligible to enter into a drawing for a six-month family membership.

Markle Trunk-or-Treat

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Carolyn Hamilton (right), Markle clerk-treasurer in her daytime job, hands out glow sticks to Simon Price (front) and Jude Price while thier mother, Beth Price, looks on during the Trunk-or-Treat in downtown Markle as part of the Children's Fall Festival sponsored by the Markle United Methodist Church on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Balloon animal choice

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Autumn Burkhart (left) and Jessica Watson (center) look over the selection of ballloon animals avaialble at the Markle United Methoidst Church Children's Fall Festitval on Saturday, Oct. 31. Paula Farley explains the creations she had made.

Andrews Lions Halloween Party

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Jacquelynn Sunderman (left) looks over the selection of treats while her mother, Stephanie, helps by holding her drink during the Andrews Lions Club annual community Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 31.

Roanoke Halloween Parade

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Participants in the Roanoke Halloween Parade on Saturday, Oct. 31, head toward the Roanoke Brethren Church during downtown festivites sponsored by the Roanoke Chamber of Commerce, the Roanoke Fire Department and the church.

Scooby Doo at Roanoke Trunk-or-Treat

Photo by Scott Trauner.

Cartoon hero Scooby Doo made an appearance in a trunk during Truck-or-Treat at the Roanoke Brethren Church on Saturday, Oct. 31, during activities sponsored by the church, the Rooaoke Fire Department and the Roanoke Chamber of Commerce.

Pet costume winner

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Sherry Frye poses with her dog, Tyke, who was one of the Howl-o-Ween Dog Costume Contest winners at the Great Pumpkin Festival in downtown Huntington on Saturday, Oct. 31. Tyke is dressed as a pirate.

Great Pumpkin Festival on parade

Photo by Jessica Williams.

The Kids' Costume Parade poriton of the Great Pumpkin Festival in downtown Huntington on Saturday, Oct. 31, drew a good crowd of participants.

Halloween Fall Fest face painting

Photo by Jessica Williams.

Xander Lujon (left) get his face painted by Cevin Thornburgh during the Boys & Girls Club Halloween Fall Fest on Friday, Oct. 30.

Volunteer wait staff at Nick's on Friday raising Main Street fund

Bryn Keplinger, Teresa Plasterer and Rose Wall (standing from left) serve lunch to Heather Leidig and Emma Forrester Friday, Oct. 23, at Nick’s Kitchen. Keplinger, Plasterer and Wall will be volunteer servers during an Oct. 30 fund-raising dinner.
Photo by Cindy Klepper.

A group of community volunteers who want to see downtown Huntington grow and prosper will be serving dinner at Nick's Kitchen on Friday, Oct. 30, to raise seed money for the launch of a Main Street Huntington program.