Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014

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...


HU ranked tenth in the U.S. for music program

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

Huntington University’s Music Program has been ranked tenth for 2017’s Top Christian College Music Programs by Christian Universities Online.

“The Music Department at Huntington University is honored to be recognized by Christian Universities Online. We offer our students a wide variety of choices for their career pursuits. We are very proud of how prepared our graduates are and how successful they are in finding employment in their major fields of study,” stated Dr. George Killian, associate professor of music/department chair.

All institutions that are members of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) or could be considered member eligible were considered for the rankings... Read More...



First Farmers Bank & Trust holds After Hours

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

A Chamber After Hours was held at First Farmers Bank & Trust on Thursday, August 18. The event took place from 4 to 6 p.m. at their location at 244 Hauenstein Road. Guests were offered token gifts of small flashlights, car air fresheners and pens upon arrival.

First Farmers Bank & Trust opened their doors to Chamber members, and served those attending pinwheels, vegetable tray and dip, cake, coffee and bottled water. A drawing was held for three VISA gift cards for $100, $50 and $25. Winners of the VISA gift cards were Angela Davisson, community support specialist for Community & Family Services, $25; Jim Amstutz, Cottage Event Center, $50 and Michelle Williams, WIC (Women, Infants and Children) of Huntington, winner of the $100 gift card... Read More...



Bicentennial Community Choir sets first practice

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

The Huntington County Indiana Bicentennial Celebration at Hier’s Park on Friday, September 30 will include the Huntington County Bicentennial Community Choir. The choir will be under the direction of Mark Kiefer, and all who enjoy singing are invited to join the choir for this special event.

The first practice for the Huntington County Indiana Bicentennial Community Choir will be held on Thursday, September 8 at 6 p.m. The practice will be located at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Road.

The choir will perform three songs during the Bicentennial Celebration on September 30... Read More...



RDA approves funding for Little River Trail

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

The Board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) met Tuesday, August 16 at the Huntington City-Township Public Library to consider a request for Regional Cities Initiative funding for a project submitted by the City of Huntington. The board voted to support the Little River Trail project with a grant of $255,748, which represents 20 percent of the $1.053 million of the project’s total cost.

Details about the project include: Construction of 4,124 feet or .78 miles of multi-use trails; streetscape improvements along Riverside Drive; wayfinding signage; a pavilion and resting node near the Erie Rail Trail Bridge; and other trail amenities... Read More...



Youth Services Bureau thanks Huntington County

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County would like to say a huge thank you to all of those who helped with this year’s “Tools for Life” school supply program. Over 580 students received the supplies they needed to start the school year. This program depends solely on community support. Without the many caring businesses, churches, civic groups and individuals donating, the YSB would not be able to meet this need.

There are so many the YSB wishes to thank for their generous donations. Thank you to those who served as a collection site over the past year. Those businesses were: Walmart, Dr... Read More...



Children’s Choir to hold rehearsal, placement

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

The Children’s Choir of Huntington County (CCHC) will hold an open rehearsal and choral placement for any child between the ages of eight and 18 interested in singing. The rehearsal will take place Monday, August 22 from 6 to 7:15 p.m. in the Merillat Center for the Arts on the campus of Huntington University. Auditions will follow from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Every child who auditions will be placed in a group appropriate for their age, level of musical experience and vocal readiness.

“We are blessed to have such a premier program available in our community,” said Heather Clampitt, president of the Children’s Choir board... Read More...



The hours of 3 to 5 p.m. dangerous for teens

Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016

By Kelly Sickafoose

The hours between 3 and 5 p.m. are some of the most dangerous hours for teens and pre-teens. These are the hours that teens of working parents are often left unsupervised, and can get into trouble by getting involved with alcohol or drugs. Many parents want their teens to get themselves home, grab a snack and start their homework. Parents come home around 5 p.m., in time to get dinner on the table, ask how their kids’ day was, help them finish up their homework and get them to bed.

What Teens Do After School
Teens may find the unsupervised time too tempting, and they may do things they know they can’t do when parents are around... Read More...



HU ranked nationally for affordability

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

Christian Universities Online (CUO) has ranked Huntington University as the #47 Most Affordable Christian University in the United States for 2017.

“Our goal at Huntington University is to work with each student to ensure they are receiving the best financial assistance available,” stated Jerry W. Davis, director of financial aid. “More than 90 percent of our students receive financial aid and each is automatically eligible for a scholarship based upon their high school grades. We work very hard to make HU affordable for all students.”

The CUO rankings are based on “Net Price” tuition and the universities listed have proven to be affordable without sacrificing quality in their programs and resources... Read More...



VNC explores God’s forgiveness, August 24

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

Pope Francis has declared that 2016 would be the Extraordinary Year of Mercy, which calls for a focus on God’s forgiveness and the importance of mercy.

Victory Noll Center is offering “Way of Mercy” on Wednesday, August 24, as an opportunity for growing in the experience of God’s mercy and extending the gift of mercy through the spiritual and corporal works. In the words of Francis: “The Church must be a place of mercy freely given, where everyone can feel welcomed, loved, forgiven and encouraged to live the good life of the Gospel.” Participants will meditate on scripture, Pope Francis’ encouraging words with time to pause and ponder the dimensions of God’s gracious mercy... Read More...



Library to hold Open Mic Night on September 15

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to the Huntington Library for its annual Open Mic Night. The event will be held at the library on Thursday, September 15 beginning at 6 p.m.

Every year the Huntington Library holds an Open Mic Night, a night where teens can come and share their talents. Whether its singing, telling jokes, spinning a basketball on one’s finger or any other skill, teens are encouraged to stop by and show it off. Those who wish to perform must sign up for a slot by September 12 by calling (260) 356-0824, but all are welcome to attend to watch.

If you love Harry Potter, 2016 is a good year... Read More...



Singer Kali Rose at Trinity UMC on August 20

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

Gospel and country music singer Kali Rose will be performing with her daughters, the Rose Buds, at Trinity United Methodist Church on Saturday, August 20. The performance will begin at 7 p.m.

Rose was awarded 2011 and 2015 Female Vocalist of the Year and 2013 Entertainer of the Year by the Inspirational Country Music Awards. Her title track, “God’s Will,” was nominated Country Song of the Year by the Gospel Music Association’s 2015 Dove Awards. Rose also has three No. 1 songs on Nashville’s Inspirational Country Music Chart.

This event is free and open to the public... Read More...



9th annual United Way Triathlon August 20

Posted: Friday, August 12, 2016

The United Way of Huntington County partners once again with Parkview Huntington Family YMCA to promote health and wellness in our community. The 9th annual Sprint Triathlon will take place Saturday, August 20. This year’s event will be held at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. This event is open to ages 14 and older with both team and individual triathlon options available.

“The Tri event allows us to focus on promoting health and wellness in a fun event, while creating an opportunity for athletes in and around the community to have a more competitive event with swimming, bicycling, and running in one event,” said Dr... Read More...



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