Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with Huntington University has produced a video highlighting Huntington County. The video details the many ways in which individuals are able to enjoy a high quality of life, right here in Huntington County.

The video highlights the great agricultural community throughout all of Huntington County, the many different restaurants we have to offer, entertainment, the Dan Quayle Center in Huntington, to the Pulse Opera House in Warren and more. Two EE’s Winery, Joseph Decuis and the new zip line at Camp Timber Lake are all highlighted in the Roanoke area... Read More...

Meet a Chamber of Commerce Director

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Erin Covey
Market Supervisor, MetroNet

* In business in this area for six years
* On the Chamber board for two years
* Member of the Small Business/Community Development Committee
* Director

Why does she believe the Chamber is important to Huntington County?

“I believe that a strong Chamber leads to a stronger business community and also to stronger ties among business people in our community. When we support each other’s growth, we all win. Having access to networking with people from so many different areas such as industry, retail, education, support personnel, non-profits, small business, large corporations gives us the opportunity to see how we all fit together to make Huntington the best that it can be... Read More...

Show patriotism at Heritage Days parade, buttons

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Those with a desire to show patriotism for the country and in the local community, in an open and very special way, are invited to join the 2017 Heritage Days Parade. This year’s theme, The 40s: Liberty, Democracy, Dignity, gives participants the opportunity to pay tribute to a time when great patriotism was alive and well in the United States. Heritage Days begins on Flag Day 2017, June 14, and continues through Sunday, June 18.

The parade will take place on Saturday, June 17 at 10 a.m., and the official colors are red, white and blue. There is a $25 entry fee and a certificate of liability (proof of insurance) should be available... Read More...

12 students honored on Student Awards Day

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce held its Student Awards Day on Monday, April 17. The event was held at the Huntington North High School Library. The winners of the awards and scholarships are selected each year by their teachers.

This year the Chamber honored twelve students from twelve different disciplines during its April board meeting. The Chamber also awarded three students with a $300 scholarship including Mikayla Shaw, Adam Bonner and Makenzie Hardacre. This year the twelve recipients recognized were Bryce Johnson, Computer Aided Design, sponsored by PHD; Jacob Fowler, Project Lead the Way, sponsored by Shuttleworth; Adam Bonner, Automotive, sponsored by Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems and Jayson Mote, Precision Machining, sponsored by UTEC... Read More...

Library to host many different activities in May

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

May brings a variety of new and exciting programs to the Huntington Library. Kicking off the new month will be a DIY @ HCTPL program on making hand-made pasta noodles. This program is for adults and takes place Saturday, May 6 at 10 a.m. and is free.

The workshop will be hands-on and feature three different methods of noodle-making: using a mixer with a pasta attachment, using a pasta roller with a cutting bar and making them by hand using a rolling pin and a hand cutter. Registration is required so the library knows how many supplies are needed. Wearing old clothes or an apron is also suggested... Read More...

Blessings in a Backpack invites community, event

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Blessings in a Backpack invites the community to a Cinco De Mayo Fiesta Friday, May 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. The fundraiser will take place at the Joseph Decuis Farm, 6755 E 900 South, Columbia City.

The group asks those in attendance to “come fill a backpack with us!” During the evening there will be an opportunity to purchase the experience of packing a backpack to bless a child. The guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Melanie Park, 2012 Indiana Teacher of the Year.

Tickets are $150 per person which includes dinner, entertainment and two drinks. To purchase tickets or for more information contact Steve Anderson at (260) 414-2807 or Craig Johnson, (260) 433-9854... Read More...

Huntington Heating and Cooling earns award

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

WaterFurnace International Inc. has presented Huntington Heating and Cooling, 4280 W 200 N, with its Top Sales Club award. WaterFurnace is a manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps.

The awards were presented during Water Furnace’s annual sales meeting, held March 12 and 13, in Denver, Colorado. WaterFurnace president and CEO John Thomas, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Michael Albertson, Vice President of Residential Sales Sean Dillon and Director of Dealer Sales Bret Ross were on hand to present the awards.

Huntington Heating and Cooling is owned by Bob Zahm, which began selling WaterFurnace geothermal products in 1981... Read More...

HU holds groundbreaking and ribbon cutting

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

INside Indiana

Huntington University held two events Thursday, April 20 celebrating two projects at the Huntington campus. The first was a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Ware Plant Science Production Facility and the other was a ribbon cutting for the new Multicultural House.

The new $525,000 science space will be located next to the Dowden Science Building and is designed to be divided into independent zones: one side for student instruction and one for research and production. The science space will cover 2,000 square-feet and is named in honor of the late Dale Ware, a 1936 HU graduate who served as a teacher in Huntington County... Read More...

1st Source, record quarter, dividend declared

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ: SRCE), parent company of 1st Source Bank, today reported a record high net income of $16.21 million for the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 17.28% compared to $13.82 million reported in the first quarter a year ago. The net income comparison was positively impacted by gains of $1.29 million on the sale of investment securities available-for-sale, mortgage backed security prepayments of $0.45 million and gains on the sale of fixed assets of $0.20 million. These positives were partially offset by the write-down of fixed assets of $0.41 million and a contribution expense of $0... Read More...

iAB announces first quarter performance

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (OTCQX: IALB), the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announced financial performance as of March 31, 2017.

Net income for the first three months of 2017 was $1.9 million, a 23 percent decline from first quarter of 2016 earnings of $2.5 million, primarily due to approximately $570 thousand after-tax expenses associated with our pending merger with First Merchants Corporation (Nasdaq: FRME). Earnings per share were $.47 for the first quarter of 2017, compared to $.60 during the same period in 2016. Return on average assets was .72 percent and return on average equity was 6... Read More...

Northridge MS wins HU math competition

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Northridge Middle School of Middlebury, Indiana, took home first place in the annual Huntington University Middle School Mathematics Competition held on April 12.

“The HU mathematics competition is an excellent way for area students to stretch themselves and engage with interesting mathematics. We are proud of all who participated and hope they will continue to pursue new mathematical challenges,” said Dr. Brian Rice, Assistant Professor of Mathematics.

Nineteen area middle schools and one home school student competed for individual and team awards while demonstrating their mathematical abilities... Read More...

NEIB announces quarterly earnings

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc., (OTCQB:  NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, has announced net income of $830,000 ($0.69 per diluted common share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2017 compared to net income of $1.1 million ($0.89 per diluted common share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. The decrease stems primarily from a reduction in loan sale gains from our mortgage banking and SBA programs between quarterly periods. The current three months earnings equate to an annualized return on average assets (ROA) of 1.10% and a return on average equity (ROE) of 9... Read More...

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