‘Mirror, Mirror’ on screen at HCTPL Wednesday

The Huntington City-Township Public Library invites comedy fans of all ages to a Family Movie Night, featuring the film "Mirror, Mirror," starring Lily Collins, Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer and Nathan Lane.

The film, which is rated PG, will be shown on Wednesday, July 23, at 6 p.m. at the Main Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington.

Participants can bring their own snacks and nonalcoholic beverages and a beanbag chair or other comfortable seating if they wish.

Huntington library now offers wireless printing

The Huntington City-Township Public Library now offers wireless printing at the Main Library.

This new printing service offers users the option of sending and printing files from their own laptops, mobile devices, tablets or home computers, directly to the library's printers.

The service offers three ways to print black and white documents from an Internet-connected device:

• By using a personal email to send a file as an attachment to hctpl-main@ This will print both the email content and the files attached.

‘Show Us Your Ride Car, Truck and Bike Show’ at Markle Health

Markle Health & Rehabilitation will hold its first Show Us Your Ride Car, Truck and Bike Show to raise money for three local charities and the Alzheimer's Association. 
The proceeds will be divided between Karing for Kids, Steve Kelly Cancer Foundation, Wells County Boys & Girls Club and the Alzheimer's Association.

The day will include music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, a costume contest, door prizes, 50-50 raffle, kids' games and more.

Library to host two-day carnival

The Huntington City-Township Public Library, in Huntington, will host a two-day carnival on Thursday and Friday, July 24 and 25, for all reading club participants in sixth grade and younger who have reached the first level in their clubs.

Eligible participants include those who have read at least six books in the preschool and picture book club or have read at least four books for the chapter book club.

Huntington man on Bethel University dean’s list

Daniel Wanous, a senior at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN, has been named to the dean's list for academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester.

He is the son of Michael and Martha Wanous, from Huntington.

The dean's list honors students who achieve an outstanding scholastic record during a semester with a grade point average of 3.6 or greater.


Red Cross schedules four blood drives

The American Red Cross is seeking additional blood donors to help prevent a shortage.

During the summer months, on average, about two fewer donors give blood at each Red Cross blood drive than what is needed to meet the needs of patients.

Vacations and summer activities are among the reasons regular donors may not find the time to give.

In Huntington County the following blood drives are scheduled:

• Friday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital, 2001 Stults Rd. in Huntington.

Summer readers’ final story time

Nancy Disbro, library director at the Andrews-Dallas Township Public Library, reads to a group of children at the last story time of the year for the library's summer reading club, Robot Readers. The Friends of the Library group from the Huntington County Community Foundation donated the new furniture used by those in attendance on Wednesday, July 16.

Second quarter report shows increase in financial performance for IAB

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (IAB), the holding company of iAB financial bank, has announced that its second quarter financial performance, as of June 30, was up 77 percent.

The increase is mainly attributable to two credit recoveries and more normalized provision and loan collection expense recorded in 2014 compared to 2013 second quarter, bank officials said in a news release.

Spencer earns honors at Miami U

Colin Spencer, of Huntington, has been named to the Miami University spring 2014 dean's list.

Miami University students who ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2013-2014 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic performance.


Theatre Guild has survey to gauge interest, direction

The Huntington Theatre Guild: Act II is offering the community a chance to help set the direction for the organization.

Community members are asked to complete an online survey at, specifying how they would like to be involved and what shows and other activities they would like to see the guild consider.

Duo to perform at College Park Church

Violinist Elizabeth Smith and cellist Robert Lynn will present a free community concert on Aug. 10 at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of College Park United Brethren Church.

Smith and Lynn will present a program of classical and sacred music for string duo.

The church is located at 1945 College Ave., Huntington.


Healing Fest is set for August

Dr. David and Sherry Nichols will be the healing ministers for a Healing Festival at Hier’s Park.
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Heart of the Father Ministries will present the Huntington Healing Festival Aug. 15, 16 and 17 at Hier's Park.

The non-denominational sessions will be held Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 16 and 17 at 6 p.m.

Dr. David and Sherry Nichols will be the healing ministers. Brent Hanson will lead worship.

There is no admission charge. A free will offering will be taken.


Pirates on board

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Travis Fisher, Alex Finney and Jen Poiry Prough star in "The Pirates of Penzance," now on stage at the Pulse Opera House, in Warren. The show continues for three more weekends - July 24, 25 and 26; July 31, Aug. 1 and 2; and Aug. 7, 8 and 9. The box office opens at 7 p.m. and all performances begin at 8 p.m. To reserve tickets, visit or call 375-7017.

Hartley named staffing coordinator at Advantage

Majenica Hartley.
Photo by Dave Brooks.

Majenica Hartley has been named staffing coordinator at Advantage Home Care, in Huntington.

Hartley is a Huntington native and has returned to live in her hometown. She graduated from Bluffton High School and attended Ivy Tech, in Fort Wayne. She has a background in office administration

Advantage Home Care is located at 169 Riverside Drive, Huntington. For more information, call 358-1004.


Giving him the scoop

Photo by Lauren Winterfeld.

Charles Prater (left) tells Mike Belding about his 1973 Pontiac Trans Am during the Rolling Into Roanoke classic car show in downtown Roanoke on Saturday, July 19.