Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

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...

Family Optometry to open on Northpark Avenue

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Family Optometry is investing in a brand new, 3,400 square foot facility, to be located at 2880 Northpark Avenue in Huntington. The building is currently under construction by Desmonds, Inc., a contractor with extensive experience in the construction of medical office buildings.

Family Optometry was founded in Marion by Dr. Robert Hutchinson in 1981. The practice expanded to a second location in Wabash in 1994, with Dr. Hutchinson serving as the sole optometrist until Dr. Eric Dale joined him in 2007. From the beginning, Family Optometry was guided by Dr. Hutchinson’s convictions that people are more important than money, all patients deserve to be treated like family and the office should be a fun place for both staff and patients... Read More...

Triple LLL Truck to open with groundbreaking

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at Triple LLL Truck Repair, Inc. on Wednesday, August 28 at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be held at their new location, 8254 W 300 N in Andrews. Triple LLL Truck Repair, Inc. is a full service maintenance and repair facility for all makes and models of private and commercial vehicles and equipment.

Ryan Long plans to add a 60’ x 78’ building to the existing facility to work on semis and large trucks. Long purchased the business in 2012 from his father Mauri Long. He rented space from his father but now owns his own facility in Andrews... Read More...

Parkview Health partners with Cleveland Clinic

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

The Parkview Heart Institute is now an affiliate of the nation’s top-ranked heart program, the Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute, further elevating cardiovascular care for patients in the region.

At a press conference earlier this week, Roy Robertson, MD, FACC, president, Parkview Heart Institute, explained that the affiliation will give Parkview access to the best practices that have helped Cleveland Clinic achieve U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 ranking for cardiology and heart surgery for the last 25 years. Through the affiliate program, Cleveland Clinic will share its treatment protocols and procedures, and allow Parkview Heart Institute providers to collaborate with Cleveland Clinic clinicians... Read More...

David Crosby and Friends to perform August 22

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

David Crosby, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, will perform at the Honeywell Center on Thursday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m. The corporate sponsorship for this concert is provided by Market Street Grill.

Members of the Sky Trails Band will join him including James Raymond on keyboards, Mai Agan on bass, Steve DiStanislao on drums, Jeff Pevar on guitar, and Michelle Willis on keyboards and vocals. Crosby and the band will perform his iconic songs and greatest hits, plus material from the Sky Trails album. Tickets are $45, $55 and $150... Read More...

Nate Mills Firefighter Fund is expanding

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

The Nate Mills Memorial Firefighters’ Fund is pleased to announce it is expanding its financial assistance for training expenses to include firefighters from Mt. Etna, Warren, Markle and Poneto Volunteer Fire Departments.

Nate Mills, a 1991 graduate of Huntington North High School, began his career as a firefighter at age 19 with the Markle Volunteer Fire Department. He trained as an EMT so he could go on more runs. In 2006 Mills joined the Fort Wayne Fire Department.

After a three-year battle with cancer, Nate passed away on March 1, 2015 at the age of 41.

Susan Mills established the fund at the Huntington County Community Foundation to encourage firefighters to participate in as much training as possible, promoting her son’s belief that there is no such thing as too much training... Read More...

Community invited to new premium classes at Y

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA offers many brand name “Premium Group” exercise classes. These are classes that are choreographed by fitness companies such as Les Mills and Beachbody. Huntington YMCA instructors are trained and certified to teach these classes in a certain format. The classes are tested and proven successful for fitness and fun. The Huntington YMCA is the only Y in this region that offers these specialized classes.

Periodically new releases for classes are presented to the community during a “Launch Party.” The next “Launch Party” is set for Saturday, August 24... Read More...

Library users now have access to RBDigital free

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Anyone with a Huntington City-Township Public Library card now has access to RBDigital, free of charge. RBDigital is an online platform with thousands of digital audiobooks available for instant download with no wait times, holds, or fees.

Audiobooks can be listened to from any smartphone or tablet with access to the RBDigital app through their respective app stores, as well as on the web. To start listening, simply download the RBDigital app or visit https://huntingtonin.rbdigital.com.

RBDigital is the latest addition to the Huntington City-Township Public Library’s digital collection... Read More...

Ventriloquist Terry Fator to appear at Honeywell

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Ventriloquist Terry Fator will make his debut performance on the Ford Theater stage at the Honeywell Center on Friday, August 23. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Fator is also a singer, comedian, and celebrity impressionist who burst onto the national scene after winning America’s Got Talent in 2007. A native of Texas, he spent over 20 years on the road performing everywhere from schools to county fairs before becoming a Las Vegas headliner.

For the past ten years at the Mirage Hotel, Fator has sold out night after night with a show featuring his cast of characters including and impersonating turtle to Elton John to Elvis... Read More...

YMCA offering free Dining with Diabetes series

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Do you or a family member have diabetes? Want to make the best choices for your health?

In cooperation with Purdue Extension Office, the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA is offering a four-session series, Dining with Diabetes. Join us for this series to learn the keys to managing Type 2 diabetes. Adults with Type 2 diabetes (or those who are at risk) are invited to participate. Family members, caregivers and support persons are invited too.

The Lunch and Learn series is being held the following dates and times on Wednesdays: August 28, September 25, October 23 and November 13 from 11:30 a... Read More...

Carrington to perform at the Honeywell Center

Posted: Friday, August 16, 2019

Comedy legend Rodney Carrington will perform at the Honeywell Center on Saturday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. Associate corporate sponsorship is provided by Harry’s Old Kettle Pub & Grill.

Carrington has been making audiences laugh for 20 years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy and music. His albums include humor-inspired songs like “Fred,” “Dancin’ with a Man,” “Show Them to Me,” and “Don’t Look Now.” He starred in his own sitcom, Rodney, and co-wrote and co-starred in the feature film Beer for My Horses with Toby Keith... Read More...

Wabash Valley Music announces 2019-20 series

Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

Tickets for individual shows included in the 2019 and 2020 Wabash Valley Music Association Series at the Honeywell Center will go on sale today at 10 a.m. The series is presented by Parkview Wabash Hospital. The 2019-20 series lineup includes:

Mamma Mia, presented by Wabash Area Community Theater on Friday, September 27, 7:30 p.m. Featuring the songs of ABBA, this comedy-musical tells the story of a young woman who wants to invite the father she has never known to her wedding only to discover that there are three possible choices. Tickets are $17 (adults) and $10 (youth through high school)... Read More...

Tickets on sale for Home Free, Christmas Carol

Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

Two shows were added to the Honeywell Center holiday lineup: A Christmas Carol and the Home Free Dive Bar Christmas Tour. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, August 9, today, at 10 a.m.

Nebraska Theatre Caravan will present A Christmas Carol on Sunday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. The performance brings new life to the classic by incorporating vivid costumes and sets, dancing and traditional Christmas carols. This unique take on the tale converts the tale into a lively, dynamic show. Tickets are $40 and $25.

The Home Free Dive Bar Christmas Tour will take place on Thursday, December 12 at 7:30 p... Read More...

RediMed closed, plans to open as a primary care

Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

Lutheran Health recently closed the RediMed offices in Huntington and Wabash. The Huntington office was located at 1415 Flaxmill Road.

According to Lutheran Health spokeswoman, Kara Stevenson, “The two facilities have been closed but will reopen at a later date. Lutheran Health is making adjustments to access points, and both the Wabash and Huntington facilities will be converted to primary care offices to reflect patient needs and be more effective to those we serve in both communities.”

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