Monday, February 24th, 2020

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Monday, June 24, 2019

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...


Week of February 16 proclaimed Tri Kappa Week

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

Huntington Mayor Richard Strick signed a proclamation on Friday, February 14, naming the week of February 16 as Tri Kappa Week in Huntington.

“How fitting for this to take place on Valentine’s Day,” said local chapter president Annette Carroll. “Our chapter is made up of women who love our community and give back whenever possible.”

Kappa Kappa Kappa, established in 1901, is a philanthropic organization with nearly 9,000 women in the state of Indiana. Tri Kappa efforts promote charity, culture and education through chapter events, charitable giving and community focus... Read More...



Theatre Guild ACT II seeks board members

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

Do you enjoy live theatre? Attending productions? Being on stage? Building sets?  Directing? Music Director? Choreography? Then Huntington Theatre Guild ACT II would love for you to be a part of their group.

There are many opportunities to participate. One way to get involved is to become a part of their board of directors. They are currently seeking three to five more board members to expand their board. If this is something you are seriously interested in, please contact Deanna Albertson, president at (260) 224-3013 for more information.

Follow the Huntington Theatre Guild Act II on Facebook at Read More...



Thorne Insurance Agency hires Tara McDaniel

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

Thorne Insurance Agency recently hired Tara McDaniel as its newest agent. McDaniel will work out of the Huntington office located at 8075 South Marion Rd – 35.

McDaniel will specialize in crop, farm and commercial insurance.

Those looking for insurance can contact McDaniel at (260) 468-2953 or (260) 468-5221. She can also be reached toll free at (877) 464-1044. Visit Thorne Insurance Agency at www.thorneinsuranceagency.com or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook... Read More...



Misconceptions about scholarships still exist

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

Back in the day, it was often said that only certain kids got scholarships, and that one could forget it especially if their grades weren’t at the top of the class or their household wasn’t well known in the community. Sadly, these misconceptions still exist today, thwarting many qualified students from even attempting to apply.

The Huntington County Community Foundation (HCCF) has identified the top five misconceptions that students, and/or parents believe to be true about scholarships: Misconception #1 – In order to get a scholarship, a student must be in the top 25% of his/her class... Read More...



Pathfinder accepting requests for funding

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

The Pathfinder Foundation is now accepting Fund Requests for 2020 from not-for-profit organizations who have received a 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service. A major goal of the Pathfinder Foundation is to assist people with disabilities through funding not-for-profit organizations, including Pathfinder Services, Inc., in Huntington, Wabash, Marshall, Starke, Allen and Whitley Counties.

The Foundation board of directors will consider all requests with emphasis on those requests that support people served by Pathfinder Services, as well as community residents with disabilities not served by Pathfinder Services... Read More...



First Federal announces “Swipe to Win” winners

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

First Federal Savings Bank held a “Swipe-to-Win” contest in December of 2019. First Federal Savings Bank debit cardholders were entered in a drawing to win one of two $500 prizes every time they used their debit card. The two lucky winners were drawn at the end of January 2020 and came in to accept their $500 checks.

First Federal Savings Bank can be reached by calling (260) 358-4680, or visit them on the web at https://www.firstfedindiana.bank/.

Shown in the photo, at left, is Andrew Roberts, as he accepts his check from marketing assistant, Morgan Miller, at the Frontage Road location... Read More...



Unclouded Day to perform at Trinity UM Church

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

The Unclouded Day, vocal and instrumental ensemble from Fort Wayne, will present their unique style of sacred music ministry at Trinity United Methodist Church. The performance will be held on Sunday, March 1 during the morning worship service beginning at 10 a.m. This will be the group’s second presentation at the church’s sanctuary.

The ten-member vocal and instrumental ensemble will present a program of vocal and instrumental settings of traditional, gospel and contemporary sacred songs. Their pianist is Alexander Klepach, Doctorate of Piano Performance and graduate from the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music in Moscow, and a long-time member of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic... Read More...



PHH is again one of 2020's Top 100 hospitals

Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

Parkview Huntington Hospital (PHH) leaders announced today that the hospital has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals award is based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from iVantage Health Analytics. This is the second straight year PHH has received the honor, and the third time in recent years.

“It is such a pleasure to receive this important recognition again,” said Juli Johnson, president, PHH... Read More...



Third House Legislative Session at library tomorrow

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce will host a Third House Legislative Session at the Huntington City-Township Public Library Saturday, February 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. The library is located at 255 W. Park Drive.

The session will feature State Senator Andy Zay along with Dan Leonard, 50th District State Representative; Mayor Richard Strick and local County Commissioner president Tom Wall. Those in attendance will hear from the elected officials about city, county and state government activities. A question and answer session will follow.

The moderator for the session will be John Niederman, president, Pathfinder Services... Read More...



Theatre Guild to present Willy Wonka in July

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

The Huntington Theatre Guild will present Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on Friday, July 17; Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19. The Friday and Saturday show will begin at 7 p.m., while the Sunday show will start at 2 p.m. All performances will be held at the Huntington North High School Auditorium.

The show details the delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory which light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Doolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone’s sweet tooth... Read More...



HARTA to host fourth annual dinner on April 14

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association (HARTA) will hold its fourth Annual Dinner in Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University on Tuesday, April 14. The doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner following at 6:30 p.m. Dress for the evening is casual. Deadline to register is Monday, April 6.

The evening program will feature presentations from HARTA board members Eric Bruce, Dr. Janelle Maxwell-Pflieger and Jeff Webb, who will speak of HARTA’s path to 2030, recent and future trail events, and association membership. The dinner will also feature a guest speaker.

The cost to attend is $20 each or $150 for a table of eight... Read More...



"El’s Angels" at Cottage Event Center March 13

Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020

Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center plays host to a night featuring a tribute to the music “Man in Black,” singer Johnny Cash, with a concert by “El’s Angels.” The event, headlined by renowned Rockabilly guitarist Kenny Taylor, is scheduled for Friday March 13, and is a fundraiser for Northeast Indiana Honor Flight.

Cash, known for his deep bass-baritone singing voice, one of the artists featured prominently in the recent Ken Burns PBS documentary about Country Music. His most popular hits include Folsum Prison Blues, Ring of Fire, I Walk the Line and A Boy Named Sue... Read More...



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