Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, January 1, 2018

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...

Chamber names winners of A B.I.G. Day 2018

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Chamber of Commerce held its A B.I.G. Day golf outing on Wednesday, September 12 at the Clear Creek Golf Course. The acronym A B.I.G. stands for Agriculture, Business, Industry and Government.

Wings Etc. and Jake Stroup – State Farm Insurance tied for first place with both shooting a 53. Winning team members from Wings Etc. are Bryan Burcroff, Aaron Spring, Ryan Mettert, Zach Kindler, Jason Parke and Tom Wright. Jake Stroup – State Farm Insurance golfers include Jake Stroup, Patrick Klein, Josh Webster, Tyler Sizelove, Andrew Stroup and Brock Meyer.

Third place went to Ingle’s Service Center with a 54... Read More...

Industrial Maintenance class graduates from LC

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Learning Center, 2201 N. Jefferson Street, celebrated the third Industrial Maintenance class graduation on Thursday, September 13. Eight employees from the area graduated from the class. Gary Hall, Ivy Tech instructor, called this class one of the best he has ever taught.

The Ivy Tech Industrial Maintenance Skill-Link Training Program had eight students, representing Bendix Vehicle Commercial Systems, LLC, Our Sunday Visitor, Isolatek International and Fort Wayne Metals.

All participants spent 200 hours in the class and 200 hours out of class during the 26-week course to earn the certification... Read More...

Honeywell House to host “Celebration of Faith”

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Vocalist Kris Stephens and pianist Susan Vanlandingham will perform during their “Celebration of Faith” presentation on Tuesday, October 9 at 7 p.m. The event will be held at the Honeywell House.

Stephens’ beautiful voice has been featured at many local events including the recent National Day of Prayer at the Wabash County Courthouse. She was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Harold Haugh Light Opera Vocal Competition. Susan Vanlandingham is the organist and choir director at the First United Methodist Church in Wabash. Together, the ladies will perform songs of faith, many of which are a part of their recently recorded CDs... Read More...

Healthy Steps offers flu shots, screenings, more

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Healthy Steps, Parkview Huntington Hospital’s health and wellness fair, will return to the hospital lobby and lower level on Saturday, October 6, from 7 to 11 a.m. The event will include many of its traditional offerings plus seasonal additions, such as flu shots, and new features, such as tours of the Sleep Disorders Center.

Admission to this event – which takes place in April and October each year – is free, and services are available to adults 18 and older. It’s a unique opportunity for area residents to obtain multiple services and screenings all in one convenient stop... Read More...

Pioneer Festival scheduled for September 22, 23

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival will return to Huntington for its 43rd year on Saturday and Sunday, September 22 and 23. The festival celebrates Indiana life in the early- to mid-1800s, when Native Americans, white settlers and French traders populated the area.

Festival guests can see a blacksmith at work, tradesmen caning chairs and weaving baskets, homemakers churning butter and separating cream and frontiersmen cooking their game over open fires. Representatives of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma will be present with Native flute music, demonstrations of ribbon work and audience participation programs on the games of lacrosse and bowls... Read More...

Westendorf named manager at Anytime Fitness

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Anytime Fitness owners, Patrick and Amy Carpenter, announced that Jeremy Westendorf has been named the new manager at their Huntington facility. Westendorf assumed those duties recently.

According to a press release from Amy Carpenter, “Westendorf has extensive customer service and gym management experience.”

Carpenter went on to say that if you are interested in a strength conditioning, a workout regimen or just wanting to lose some weight, tone up and just get into better shape, contact Westendorf for an appointment.

Anytime Fitness is located at 317 Hauenstein Road and can be reached by calling (260) 358-0000... Read More...

Physician proud of daughter’s kidney donation

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

There’s no time like a family gathering for a special announcement. And at Easter, J. David Carnes, MD, and his wife, Janice, received surprising news from their daughter, Colleen.

“She said, ‘Oh, by the way, I’m going to donate a kidney this summer,’ says Carnes, who practices with Parkview Physicians Group – Family Medicine and sees patients at Parkview Huntington Hospital. “She was very committed and comfortable with her decision. So we said, ‘Oh, OK, then.’ We were all for it.”

Colleen Carnes eventually told her family she began contemplating organ donation around Christmastime, when she saw a Facebook post from her childhood friend Emily Jones... Read More...

Retreat offered at Victory Noll Center

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

There are some mysteries in our Christian tradition that defy our logic. A Place at God’s Table: Our Relationship with the Trinity is being offered by Victory Noll Center on Friday afternoon October 12 through Saturday afternoon October 13.

This retreat will provide a way into the Holy invitation to that relationship. Using Reblev’s Icon of the Trinity, the Gospel of John and thoughts from “The Divine Dance” by Richard Rohr and Mike Morrell, this retreat will invite us to participate with the Holy Trinity in our daily lives.

The retreat will be facilitated by Sue Wilhelm, D... Read More...

Honeywell Center welcomes LeAnn Rimes

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Your County 99.3 WCJC welcomes LeAnn Rimes, internationally multiplatinum-selling acclaimed singer and ASCAP award-winning songwriter, to the Honeywell Center on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. The corporate sponsor is provided by First Merchants Bank. Tickets are $35, $45 and $75.

Rimes became a country sensation at the age of 13 with the release of the album Blue, which topped Billboard’s country albums chart for more than three months. Her hit song, “How Do I Live” ranks #4 on Billboard’s Greatest 100 Songs of All Time. Her latest album, Remnants, has produced dance hits “Long Live Love,” “Love is Love is Love,” and “Love Line... Read More...

Evensong Concert Series to begin this Sunday

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

The fifth season of the Evensong Concert Series of Trinity United Methodist Church begins this month with a lecture-recital by Dr. Cindy Spring Romano of Huntington University. The program will be presented this Sunday, September 16, at 4 p.m.

Romano is an adjunct piano and organ professor and staff accompanist at Huntington University. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois, with a major in piano performance, and a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in piano pedagogy from Western Illinois University. In 2014, Romano graduated from Ball State University with a Doctor of Arts... Read More...

NBA star, Brad Miller, raises $418,000 for BBBS

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

Retired NBA star and former Little Brother, Brad Miller, hosted the 15th Annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction and Golf Outing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The three-part event began on Saturday, August 25, with a gala and auction held at the Memorial Coliseum, classic golf outing on Sunday August 26, at Glendarin Hills Golf Club followed by a golf outing at Noble Hawk Golf Links in Kendallville on Monday, August 27. The three events raised a record setting $418,000 for the organization and its programs.

More than 1,000 community members came together to support Big Brothers Big Sisters throughout the 15th Annual Brad Miller Gala, Auction and Golf Outing... Read More...

Drake Goetz memory honored through new park

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

Drake Goetz Memorial Park will soon become a part of Huntington County at the corner of 400 N and 350 E. The park is a vision of the family and friends of Drake Goetz who passed away from injuries sustained in an accident in November 2017.

The vision for the park was formed by a rare friendship between Goetz and Carter Mertz. According to those that knew Goetz, the pair had a rare bond, and the new park will honor that cherished friendship. Mertz and everyone who knew Goetz felt the positive impact that he made on their lives, and believe that his spirit of inclusion will continue through the park... Read More...

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