Monday, November 19th, 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...


YSB seeking nominations for Bailey award

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

The Youth Services Bureau of Huntington County is currently accepting nominations for its annual Steven L. Bailey Memorial Award. This award has been presented annually since 1999 to an individual or group who demonstrates a strong compassion for the youth and families of Huntington County. The nominee can be an individual or a group who has made a positive impact in the lives of young people through activities that empower, encourage and support our youth.

“During his life, Steve strongly believed everyone had strengths, and he was willing to provide the support needed for them to reach their fullest potential... Read More...



NE Indiana per capita personal income growing

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

Source: Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

Per capita personal income (PCPI) in the Northeast Indiana’s 11 counties is growing faster than in recent years, but the growth still lags slightly behind the nation and state.

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released 2017 PCPI numbers. Northeast Indiana grew at 3.33 percent compared to the nation’s rate of 3.63 percent from 2016 to 2017.

Increasing PCPI annually against the national average is one of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership’s three major goals to grow the regional economy and compete in the global marketplace... Read More...



Mayor to host After Hours on December 6

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

A Christmas After Hours and Open House will be held on Thursday, December 6, from 4 to 6 p.m. on the third floor Council Chambers of the City Building. The open house will be hosted by Mayor Brooks Fetters.

Artwork by first and second grade students from Lincoln, Horace Mann and Huntington Catholic elementary schools will be on display throughout the public areas of the City Building. Light refreshments of cookies and punch will be served.

The community is invited and encouraged to attend.



Bowers Brewer Garrett & Wiley welcomes Spafford

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

Bowers Brewer Garrett & Wiley, LLP is pleased to announce that Haley D. Spafford became an associate with the law firm on October 16, 2018.

Spafford earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2015, and she earned her J.D. degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington in May of 2018, graduating cum laude.

During law school, Spafford served as a managing editor for the Indiana Journal of Law & Social Equality in her third year. She also served as the vice president of the Labor and Employment Law Society during her second year. Spafford has worked with the U... Read More...



Lions Club to sell Christmas trees, fruit

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

The Huntington Lions Club will receive its annual shipment of Christmas trees on Saturday, November 17, beginning at 7 a.m. at the clubhouse, located at 1103 W. Park Drive, across from the Sunken Gardens. Local Boy Scout Troop 137 will help unload and set up the trees as part of a community service project. Sales will begin as soon as the trees are unloaded from the truck.

Scotch pine and Fraser fir will be available for sale, ranging in size from 6 to 8 feet. There will also be 30 9-foot Fraser firs available for sale. The Lions Club also plans to have grapefruit, oranges and summer sausage for sale... Read More...



Youth Services Bureau thanks to the community

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

November is National Runaway Prevention Month and the Youth Services Bureau would like to take this time to thank all of the Safe Place sites and Host Homes serving Huntington County. These caring people are the first line of defense for youth in Huntington County who are contemplating running away.

When faced with a conflict, some youth who do not have appropriate coping skills may think of running away or even contemplate suicide. Safe Place/Host Homes provides youth with immediate access to caring adults when they find themselves dealing with a crisis. The majority of youth who seek assistance through the Safe Place program is due to family issues... Read More...



Registration set to increase for the Turkey Trot

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

Pathfinder Kids Kampus will host the 14th Annual Turkey Trot 5K run/walk and one-mile Turkey Trail on Thanksgiving morning, November 22. The event sponsored by host sponsor, McDonald’s of Huntington, will start at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event benefit the children and families served by Pathfinder Kids Kampus.

Online registration is available at www.kidskampus.org. The first 1,100 who register will receive a long sleeve technical shirt. The event will be chip timed again by e-Runner Timing and Results. There will be an optional early packet pick up for those pre-registered for the 2018 Turkey Trot from 12 p... Read More...



RENT makes its way to the Ford Theater

Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

A performance of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical, will take place at the Honeywell Center on Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. in the Ford Theater. Ticket prices are $58 and $46.

“For the past 20 years, RENT has touched the lives of audiences around the world from Broadway to regional productions to high school auditoriums,” notes producer Stephen Gabriel. “We’re thrilled to introduce a new generation to this timeless story of love, friendship and community.”

A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out... Read More...



Christmas in the City to take place November 24

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Christmas in the City will take place in downtown Huntington Saturday, November 24. Children can enjoy fun activities from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. followed by a visit from Santa Claus and tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m.

Children’s activities will be located in the third block of the downtown area. The activities will include free camel, pony and train rides; a petting zoo; face painting in the Fifth Parlour and ornament painting in Giggabuggy for $5. Santa Claus will arrive with a firetruck at approximately 5:45 p.m. for the “Lights of the Night” tree lighting ceremony at 6 p... Read More...



Wow factor shows up for Honeywell in 2019

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

The line-up of newly booked shows to appear at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater are sure to “wow” the audiences. Here’s what’s coming: Anita Renfroe, Buckets N Boards, Tim Hawkins, Killer Queen – The Premier Tribute to Queen, and 1964 – The Tribute.

Comedian and author Anita Renfroe will appear on the Ford Theater stage on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Renfroe became an overnight Internet sensation when her YouTube video of her singing everything a mother says to her children in a single day to the tune of “The William Tell Overture... Read More...



Quayle Center to hold “Blingo” fundraiser

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

The Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center will hold its popular Annual Designer Purse Bingo Night on Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Catholic School’s auditorium next to SS. Peter and Paul Church. Tickets for the Designer Purse “Blingo” are a $25 donation to play 20 games.

Each bingo game’s winner will receive a designer purse. The doors open at 6 p.m. Light snack foods will be available for purchase. Tickets are available at the Quayle Center, from DQCF board members or at the door at the event, as seating allows. For more information, contact the Center at (260) 356-6356 or via email at Read More...



Joseph and that Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

Huntington University’s Theatre Company is proud to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The show will run one weekend only from November 14 to 17, so book your tickets now at www.huntington.edu/BoxOffice.

Joseph is a musical depicting the “coat of many colors” story from Genesis and it is, as professor and director Jay Duffer so aptly points out, “energetic and contagious. The music is timeless and very recognizable.” This family-friendly musical features music by Tim Rice and lyrics by Andrew Lloyd Webber... Read More...



Shoe Sensation will be closed Thanksgiving Day

Posted: Friday, November 9, 2018

All Shoe Sensation stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.

“Shoe Sensation takes pride in being a family based shoe store. This Thanksgiving we want all our employees to enjoy time off with their families,” says Dave Schoengart, CEO of Shoe Sensation.

Customers will be able to shop all the Black Friday Deals at www.shoesensation.com on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.

Shoe Sensation will reopen Black Friday, November 23. Please check out shoesensation... Read More...



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