Monday, July 28th, 2014

BSB sponsor of Andrews Summer Festival

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Bippus State Bank has been named corporate sponsor of the Andrews Summer Festival. For their sponsorship, Bippus State Bank presented a $1,000 check to committee members of the 2014 Andrews Summer Festival.

Ryan Warner, president of Bippus State Bank stated, “It is the bank’s desire to support various activities within the communities we serve.”

Cathy Johnson, chairman of the Andrews Summer Festival, said her committee was “overwhelmed and very appreciative of the generous donation. This will allow the committee to offer many events and activities to the Andrews community that it otherwise may not have been able to do,” said Johnson... Read More...

Battle of the Businesses meeting planned

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA will be holding their annual Battle of the Businesses again this year. This year’s battle begins the weekend of Friday, September 5 to Sunday, September 7.

Included in this year’s battle will be the Zay YMCA 5K which will be held on Saturday, September 6. By competing in the 5K, your business will earn Battle points.

The Battle callout meeting for the 2014 Battle is scheduled for Monday, August 4 at the YMCA. The meeting will be held at 12 noon at the YMCA and lunch will be provided. To RSVP for the meeting, please email Don Cozad at Read More...

New Huntington continues with Sound of Music

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Different Stages Theater, at the award-winning The New Huntington Theater, will continue with the Sound of Music through Sunday, July 27. Tickets are still available for the professional, Broadway-style production at

Following seven years of renovation by Richard Najuch and Joel Froomkin, The New Huntington Theater has been gorgeously remodeled into an art deco space as home of Different Stages Theater. Froomkin and Najuch relocated to Indiana in mid-2007 with the vision of remodeling the disused Huntington Theater and bringing the space new life as home to their professional theater company... Read More...

Copper Cord Music open for business

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Copper Chord Music opened for business in downtown Huntington on Friday, June 20. The store is located at 510 N. Jefferson Street.

Copper Chord Music seeks to provide quality equipment and service to Huntington residents and beyond. From the top-of-the-line guitars to budget friendly drumsticks, Copper Chord Music stands behind their products. They believe their professional service and small business vibe will better serve their customers than online or other retail store competitors.

Copper Chord Music offers name brands such as Reverend, Eden, Marshall, Washburn and Jay Turser... Read More...

PHC to hold grand opening and ribbon cutting

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Professional Hearing Care, 119 N. Wayne Street, Warren, will hold a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, August 1. The grand opening will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the ribbon cutting to be held at 12:30 p.m.

The business is operated by Dr. Andrea Stout. The facility will offer all types of help with hearing aids from fitting, adjustments, repair to ear care for the patient. According to Dr. Stout, “We have over 20 years of success behind us and we are proud to add our name to downtown Warren.”

Triniti Perkins will serve as the office manager at the Warren facility and the staff of Professional Hearing Care would like to invite the community and special guests to help celebrate their grand opening... Read More...

HU names new alumni/Forester Fund director

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Huntington University graduate Marcy Hawkins has taken the reigns as the director of alumni relations and director of the Forester Fund.

A 2003 graduate, Hawkins comes to HU having worked as the director of special events for the Arthritis Foundation of Northern Indiana. In addition, she served for nearly seven years as the special events and outreach manager for the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati.

“This new journey as director of alumni relations and the Forester Fund is truly a calling, and I’m very excited to be back on campus,” Hawkins said... Read More...

IDC presents 5th Annual Steps for Success

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

The Indiana Dream Center will host Steps for Success, which is an event providing shoes and socks for children going back to school. The activity will take place on Saturday, August 9 at Drover Park/Splash Pad on Etna Avenue.

Steps for Success began in 2010 in conjunction with back to school time. Each year students and their families have many required items to purchase to prepare for school including a new pair of tennis shoes for physical education class. The Indiana Dream Center is helping students from kindergarten through high school prepare for school by providing new shoes and socks at the annual Steps for Success event... Read More...

Northeast Indiana Bancorp announces earnings

Posted: Friday, July 25, 2014

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:  NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, today announced net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 increased $298,000 or 25% to $1.5 million ($1.24 per diluted common share) compared to net income of $1.2 million ($0.98 per diluted common share) for the six months ended June 30, 2013. The current six months earnings equates to an annualized ROA of 1.12% and an ROE of 10.60% compared to an annualized ROA of 0.91 and an annualized ROE of 8.61% for the six months ended June 30, 2013.

Net income of $674,000 ($0.56 per diluted common share) for the Company’s second quarter ended June 30, 2014 compared to net income of $669,000 ($0... Read More...

Duke awards $30,000 to Learning Center

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

PLAINFIELD, IN – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded $30,000 to help launch the Huntington County Community Learning Center. The center will offer classes leading to workplace certificates and two-and four-year degrees.

The learning center will provide skills training and education for a number of in-demand occupations, including industrial maintenance workers, precision machinists, certified welders, certified nursing assistants, emergency medical technicians and information technology specialists.

The Huntington County Community School Corporation will house the center in an existing building at 2201 N... Read More...

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