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Senate page


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State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) (right) welcomes Clark Kitchen, of Huntington, to the Indiana Statehouse. Kitchen, a student at Huntington North High School, recently served as a senate page. Pages spend a day at the statehouse, touring the historic building, observing debates from the senate floor and interacting with their state senators. Students in grades six through 12 participate in the page program during the legislative session. To learn more about the Senate Page Program, visit IndianaSenateRepublicans.com/page-program.

Senate page

State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) (left) welcomes his daughter, Meredith Zay, of Huntington, to the Indiana Statehouse. Meredith Zay, a student at Bishop Luers High School, recently served as a senate page. Pages spend a day at the statehouse, touring the historic building, observing debates from the senate floor and interacting with their state senators. Students in grades six through 12 participate in the page program during the legislative session. To learn more about the Senate Page Program, visit IndianaSenateRepublicans.com/page -program.

Book on business


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Huntington City-Township Public Library Adult Librarian Charlie Burd (left) accepts a donation from local author Damian Mason, in the form of copies of his newly published business book, “Do Business Better,” on Wednesday, May 8. Mason will host a talk and have a book signing at the Huntington branch on Saturday, July 20, at 2 p.m.

Piecemakers name winners of annual quilt show

The Piecemakers’ Quilt Club has announced the winners of its annual quilt show, which was held at the Historic Forks of the Wabash on May 4.

The categories included hand quilted and machine quilts, items made by quilters 18 years of age or under, small quilts, wall hangings and/or table runners, and miscellaneous quilted items such as purses, jackets and placemats. All judging was completed as a “people’s choice” award.

Winners for each category were as follows:

Plant sale


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Frank Lawrence (left) and Amy Prus look over a plant at the annual Huntington County Master Gardeners' Plant Sale on Saturday morning, May 11, at the Larry Keiffer Family Living Building at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

"Wizard of Oz" practice

Erica Ashley, as Dorothy (front left) and Alli Jennings as Glenda the Good Witch (front middle) practice a scene from the Huntington North High School play "The Wizard of Oz" on Saturday morning, May 11, at the HNHS auditorium. The play will run May 16 to May 18.

More than just soaking socks


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Carlee Hindbaugh slides down a wet tarp during the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA Sock Soaker on Saturday, May 11, at Lake Clare.

2019 Achievement Night


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Huntington North senior Julia Crist (right) is handed her academic honors diploma accolade by Principal Russ Degitz during the HNHS Achievement Night on Friday evening, May 10, at the Huntington North auditorium.

Arts, entrepreneurial center to open late summer

Katy Strass is the new director of the Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center, which will be located in the renovated UB Block building downtown. Strass began her position in March.
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Just as summer is fading, the artistic side of the Huntington community will be coming into bloom with the opening of the Huntington Arts and Entrepreneurial Center in the downtown UB Block now being renovated.

The center will be home to classes for fledgling artists along with studio and gallery space for practicing artists, explains Katy Strass, who stepped in as Arts Center director in March. The downtown area near the Arts Center will be brightened by murals, with the Hayes Lemmerz Skate Park at Yeoman Park also benefitting from the artists’ brushes.

Music in the City


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Chris Kauffman (left) and Joey Spiegel, members of the band Roustabout, perform during Music in the City on Friday, May 3, in downtown Huntington. Presented by Huntington’s Downtown Business Association, Music in the City is a free concert series that will be held on the first Friday evening of the month through August.

AVFD to have AYCE tenderloin dinner May 11

The Andrews Volunteer Fire Department will have an all-you-can-eat tenderloin dinner on Saturday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the firehouse.

The menu consists of grilled and breaded tenderloins served with broasted potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and drink.

There is a cost for the meal, with discounted prices for children ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 6.

Carryout will be available.

‘Guys, Dolls’ auditions set for Pulse on May 13

Auditions for the production of “Guys and Dolls” are Monday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pulse Opera House.

This classic musical features roles for eight men and two women plus an ensemble.

Those auditioning should bring a short prepared song (preferably from a Broadway show). An accompanist will be provided as well as a CD player.

Roles are primarily for adults, but youth 12 and up will be considered for the ensemble. All are welcome regardless of past experience.

Employer Recognition Night


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The ICE co-op program at Huntington North High School thanked area employers on May 2 with its annual Employer Recognition Night. Pictured are (front row from left) students Kayla Inderlied, Madison Heal, Katelyn Olinger and Kylie Myers; and (back row from left) Alexus Black, Subway; Denise Taylor, United Technologies; Laurie Miller, Our Sunday Visitor; Rise Buzzard, First Federal Savings Bank; and Misti Lee, Pizza Junction.

Employer Recognition Night


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The ICE co-op program at Huntington North High School thanked area employers on May 2 with its annual Employer Recognition Night. Pictured are (front row from left) students Rylee Williams, Nick Martin, Jacob Scalf and Gage Robin; and (back row from left) Jeana McElhaney, Bippus State Bank; Gina Juergens, Juergens Do-It Best; Kathy Borksey, Huntington County Federal Credit Union; and Marty Shock, Onward Manufacturing.

Employer Recognition Night


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The ICE co-op program at Huntington North High School thanked area employers on May 2 with its annual Employer Recognition Night. Pictured are (front row from left) students Trevor Wiley, Dane Fife, Spencer Atkinson and Branden Ramp; and (back row from left) Roger Wiley, Wiley Housing Investment Properties; Bud Kramer, Bud’s; Nate Armstrong, Simpson Grain; and Terry Keiffer, Keiffer Farms.

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