Monday, July 25th, 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...

Chamber, Parkview to host Night at the TinCaps

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Parkview Huntington Hospital’s mission is to improve your health and inspire your well-being. And participating in the wonderful summertime activities this area offers can certainly add to one’s well-being.

That’s why Parkview Huntington Hospital and the Huntington County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to invite Huntington County residents and businesses to an evening of fun, friends, family and community on Saturday, August 27, during Huntington County Night at Parkview Field. Individuals and families are encouraged to show their Huntington County spirit while taking advantage of beautiful weather and the crowd-pleasing entertainment provided by the Fort Wayne TinCaps... Read More...

Dueling Keyboard Boys, season opens August 26

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

The new season of shows at Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center kicks off with a spectacular concert featuring a pair of keyboardists each with a long list of credentials, plus a vocalist who has performed with Nashville superstar Martina McBride. The event, the venue’s fifth annual fund raiser for the Roanoke Lions Club, is scheduled for Friday, August 26, with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. As usual, the Roanoke Lions will be on site grilling burgers for purchase.

The concert will feature a varied assortment of musical styles, including songs made famous by artists like Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Patsy Cline and Michael Jackson... Read More...

Parkview Huntington Golf Classic is August 11

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Attention, community-minded golfers! Registration is open for the 26th annual Parkview Huntington Golf Classic, featuring a great day of friendly competition and delicious food, not to mention an intriguing assortment of auction items and prizes.

The architectural firm Moake Park Group is host sponsor for the Thursday, August 11, event at Norwood Golf Course, 5961 W. Maple Grove Road. Registration opens at 11 a.m. with the lunch buffet beginning at 11:30 a.m. The shotgun start is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m.

The day will conclude with a marvelous meal, awards for the winning and runner-up men’s and ladies’/mixed foursomes, prizes for course contests, a silent auction, and an exciting live auction conducted by Scheerer-McCulloch Auctioneers... Read More...

LAC announces judge for 2016 Regional Art Show

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

The LaFontaine Arts Council is pleased to announce Justin Johnson as this year’s judge for the 2016 Regional Art Show. The show will be held at Huntington University’s Merillat Centre for the Arts in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery.

Johnson is the gallery director for the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts, a position he has held for over 13 years. He is in charge of coordinating all university gallery exhibitions and is also responsible for managing the university’s art collection. He is also a professional artist that works in mixed media drawing and exhibits regionally... Read More...

Singleton to join HU as multicultural affairs director

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Huntington University has announced that Daryl Singleton has accepted the position of director of multicultural affairs & minority student engagement.

“We are so blessed to have Daryl as a part of the Huntington University community. Daryl’s journey as an undergrad at a small Christian university is reflective of so many of our North American minority and International students. He will be a great resource in helping these students navigate their own college experience at HU,” stated Dr. Ron Coffey, Huntington University’s vice president for student life.

Singleton is a 2013 graduate of Spring Arbor University where he majored in social work... Read More...

Independent Alliance Banks show performance

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Independent Alliance Banks, Inc. (OTCQX:IALB), the holding company of iAB Financial Bank, announced second quarter financial performance as of June 30, 2016.

Net income for the second quarter of 2016 increased 18.4 percent to $2.6 million, compared to the same period in 2015. Improvement in net interest income was fueled by loan growth and reduction in the cost of deposits and borrowings. Further, a 20.4 percent growth in fee income was mainly driven by increased interest rate swap fee income, growth of revenue in trust & fiduciary business and improvement in secondary market activity... Read More...

Parkview Huntington Guild awards scholarships

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Nathan Park and Olivia Eckert have each been awarded scholarships by the Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild.

Park recently graduated from Huntington North High School. The son of Steve and Melanie Park, he is enrolled at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where he will study to become a biomedical engineer.

Eckert, daughter of Pete and the late Michelle Eckert, is currently enrolled in the Ivy Tech Community College nursing program. Her goal is to become a registered nurse and continue her career at Parkview Huntington Hospital, where she works now as a patient care tech... Read More...

HU's Peoria location announces grand opening

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Huntington University will officially open the Arizona Center for Digital Media Arts to the City of Peoria with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. The ribbon cutting and open house will take place on August 2.

“This will be a very exciting day for both Huntington University and the City of Peoria. It has been a lengthy and important process that has resulted in this wonderful facility for Huntington to call home,” stated Jeff Berggren, director of Arizona operations. “It is a blessing to be able to invite the public to visit our new home even as we are making final preparations for our first semester of classes... Read More...

HU’s Peoria location receives City Award

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Huntington University has received the City Manager’s Award from the Peoria Chamber of Commerce at its annual Anniversary & Awards Dinner. The City Manager’s Award recognizes a local business or organization for its positive impact on the community and is selected by Peoria’s City Manager Carl Swenson and his staff. The City Manager’s office is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City of Peoria.

“It is a distinctive honor to receive this award especially in the early stages of Huntington University’s relationship with the City of Peoria... Read More...

NE Indiana Bancorp, Inc. announce earnings

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:  NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, announced net income for the six months ended June 30, 2016 increased $149,000 or 8.3% to $1.96 million ($1.63 per diluted common share) compared to net income of $1.81 million ($1.51 per diluted common share) for the six months ended June 30, 2015.  The current six months earnings equates to an annualized ROA of 1.34% and an ROE of 11.72% compared to an annualized ROA of 1.31% and an annualized ROE of 11.63% for the six months ended June 30, 2015.

Net income was $887,000 ($0.74 per diluted common share) for the Company’s second quarter ended June 30, 2016 compared to net income of $918,000 ($0... Read More...

OLVM to install three-member Leadership Team

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters will formally install its new three-member Leadership Team during a ceremony on Saturday, August 6 in the Archbishop Noll Memorial Chapel on the Victory Noll campus.

New team members are Sister Mary Jo Nelson, president; Sister Lucille Martinez, vice-president and Sister Ginger Downey, general secretary. They were elected during General Chapter proceedings in March at Victory Noll. General Chapter is a gathering of congregation members to guide the direction of the community for the next four years. The new Leadership Team’s term will run until 2020... Read More...

Its summertime … be cautious when outdoors

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016

Article submitted by Kelly Sickafoose

With warm weather comes an increase in outdoor activities which, unfortunately, also could include drug use. Watch for unusual objects. Never pick up plastic, glass, or other types of containers that contain a white, off-white, tan, or reddish-colored granular substances (which may also contain a liquid) or containers with a white granular substance inside and an altered cap (i.e. a tube extending from the cap). These containers may be a “meth trash lab” and could be explosive. Also watch for needles. Heroin is growing in popularity, and since it’s frequently consumed via injection, users often leave needles at parks, campsites, etc... Read More...

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