Guitarists to perform senior recital on Nov. 6 at HU

The Huntington University Music Department will present a combined senior recital by guitarists Patrick Harding and Theodore Stavrou on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Longaker Recital Hall of the Merillat Centre for the Arts.

Harding is a music-business major from Avilla.

At Huntington, he has been involved with Joyful Noise, Student Admission staff, 2007 and 2008 "Godspell" summer tours, as well as a guitarist at The Well.

Salamonie School will honor veterans on Nov. 11

Salamonie School will hold a Veterans Day program on Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m.

The seventh and eighth grade bands and choirs will combine to perform.

The program traditionally starts with the presentation of colors and national anthem and the band will also play a medley entitled "Marches of the Armed Forces," which includes the marches for each of the five branches of the military.

The guest speaker will be Sgt. David Jones.

Parents and relatives within the Warren community who have served in the military are invited to attend and be recognized.


Mosser completes basic training for Air Force

Blaine Mosser.
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Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Blaine M. Mosser recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX.

The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare princi-ples and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied sci-ence degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Lancaster students earn top honors

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

All A's
Fifth Grade

Sydni Fife, Andrew Freck, Cora Hill, Gillian Hughes, Cassiday Moriarity, Garret Smith and Jared Smith.

Fourth Grade
Josi Barscz, Charlotte Borland, William Borland, Hale Bowen, Rachael Fulton, Larissa Johnson, Karmen Koch, Leann Ringenberg, Krystal Setser and Isaac Stults.

New officers

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The Optimist Club of Huntington has named its new officers for 2009-2010. They are front row, from left to right: Darlene Stanley, president, and Ruth Marsh, secretary; back row, Eric Fawcett, treasurer; Pete Schownir, first vice president; and Tom Mettler, second vice president. Optimist International is an association of more than 3,000 Optimist Clubs around the world with the motto, "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."

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.