Tuesday, February 20th, 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...

HARTA planning “Uncorked” event for July 13

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

Huntington Area Recreational Trails Association (HARTA) and the Historic Forks of the Wabash invite you to participate in the 3rd annual Forks of the Wabash Uncorked Wine and Beer Tasting Event. The event will be held July 13, 2018, from 5:30 to 9 p.m., rain or shine, at the Historic Forks of the Wabash Park, 3011 W. Park Drive.

The goals for the 3rd annual Forks of the Wabash Uncorked event are to sell at least 400 tickets and raise $20,000, with all the proceeds and contributions from the event to go towards supporting the development and maintenance of trails in Huntington along with helping to preserve and protect the Forks of the Wabash... Read More...

YMCA Sock Soaker race to be held at Lake Clare

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA has announced a new, lower registration price for its annual Sock Soaker adventure race with early registration extended through March 12. The Sock Soaker will be held on Saturday, May 12 at Lake Clare, a new location for this race now in its fourth year. The individual/timed race will start at 8 a.m. and the team event will start in multiple heats beginning at 9 a.m.

The Sock Soaker will have two components: a timed, competitive individual race and a fun, untimed, less competitive team race. Racers in the competitive category will face the new Fitness Park obstacle course along with running on trails and paved areas plus other fitness challenges... Read More...

Huntington Catholic to host preschool open house

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

Huntington Catholic School, is offering a preschool program for three and four-year old children and invites prospective parents and students to an open house and registration day on Sunday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The open house will be held at Huntington Catholic School, 820 Cherry Street, in the preschool room.

For more information contact the school at (260) 356-2320 or visit www.huntingtoncatholic.org.

Breakfast with the Candidates, February 24

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Huntington County Republican Central Committee is planning a Breakfast with the Candidates. The breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, February 24 beginning at 8:30 a.m. with speakers starting at 9 a.m. The breakfast will be held at the local VFW Post 2689, 220 W. Park Drive. Breakfast is $12 per person, $5 for coffee only and $3 if you just want to attend.

Todd Rokita, candidate for the U.S. Senate, will be the guest speaker for the event. Also speaking will be Davin Smith, candidate for Circuit Court Judge of Huntington County; EJ Carroll, candidate for Huntington Township Trustee and Jill Landrum, candidate for County Auditor... Read More...

TUMC Evensong Concert to feature Gibboney

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The February 2018, Evensong Concert features the return of Ted Gibboney to Trinity United Methodist’s pipe organ on Sunday, February 25. The concert begins at 4 p.m.

Reflecting the season of Lent, he will present Marcel Dupré’s The Stations of the Cross, narrated by Joe Wiley. Admission to the event is free.

Gibboney is director of music at Ascension and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Cincinnati, Ohio. He holds academic degrees in music from DePauw, Yale and Indiana universities. His keyboard studies include work in Switzerland and a year-long fellowship of the German Cultural Exchange... Read More...

Parkview Boys & Girls Clubs receives grant

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Parkview Boys & Girls Club of Huntington County Running Club: Run Parkview BGC was chosen for the 2017 Kids Run the Nation $500 grant from The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). Run Parkview BGC is one of fifty-two programs to receive funding.

Run Parkview BGC meets for one hour every day in the summer, and teaches participants how to stretch properly along with breathing techniques. It also teaches participants to pace their runs so they can run effectively. At the end of the 2017 summer club, members then participated in the Superhero 5K in Fort Wayne. The Road Runners Club of America grant recipients are from 30 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 8,700 children, and give a total of $40,000 in grants from the RRCA... Read More...

First Federal announces staff promotions

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

First Federal Savings Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of four employees. The employees receiving promotions were Eric Todd, Julia Bazur, Sarah O’Leary and Christina Ruckman.

Eric Todd, top left, has recently been promoted to vice president, commercial credit. Todd joined the First Federal staff in 2014. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University and extensive experience in credit administration, credit analysis and business banking with over thirteen years of financial experience. Additionally, he just completed the Graduate School of Banking in Madison, Wisconsin and received an Executive Leadership Certificate through the University of Wisconsin... Read More...

Annual Manchester Symphony concert March 11

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Manchester Symphony Orchestra will present its annual concert in the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. The corporate provided is provided by Midwest Poultry Services.

The professional, community, faculty and student musicians of the Manchester Symphony Orchestra will present The Bohemians, featuring Bohemian composers of the late 19th century, including works by Smetana, and a performance of Antonin Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8.

The Manchester Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1939 through a partnership with the citizens of Wabash County, and then Manchester College... Read More...

Painter promoted at 1st Source Bank

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

1st Source Bank announces the recent promotion of Jon Painter to vice president. Painter is a business banker, and has been with 1st Source for seven years. Prior to his time with 1st Source, he was a successful banker in the Fort Wayne community for over 15 years.

Painter is very involved in the community and enhances the reputation of 1st Source with his volunteer activities. To name a few, he is currently treasurer for the Blue Jacket board, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, training and opportunities to any disadvantaged person who is striving to earn a second chance at gainful employment... Read More...

Safety Council looking for participants

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

The Huntington County Safety Council would like to invite your business to be represented at a monthly luncheon meeting by offering the opportunity to become a safety council participant. The mission of the council is to provide safety and human resources education and a networking system to further enhance worker safety within Huntington County.

The Huntington County Safety Council conducts luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meetings are held at Our Sunday Visitor and lunch is provided by Nick’s Country Café. There is no fee to become a member but the cost of the lunch is $10 per person... Read More...

Lakeland Financial reports record performance

Posted: Friday, February 16, 2018

Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq Global Select/LKFN), parent company of Lake City Bank, today reported record net income of $61.5 million, excluding the impact of a non-cash, non-operating and non-recurring tax adjustment described below, which represents an increase of 18% compared with net income of $52.1 million for 2016.1 Diluted earnings per share were $2.40, excluding this tax item, representing an increase of 17% compared with diluted earnings per share of $2.05 for 2016.1 This per share performance also represents a record for the company and its shareholders.

Results for 2017 include non-cash, non-operating and non-recurring income tax provision of $4... Read More...

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