Sunday, July 15th, 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...

Forks continues with their busy schedule

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

Splash on the Wabash was held on Saturday, July 7. The Forks partnered with Boy Scout Troop 130 for this event that ran from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Food was available. More than 600 people floated down the river during the event which ended on the grounds of the Forks of the Wabash Museum. The Forks thanks all of the individuals, firefighters and Boy Scouts who volunteered during the day. It was a great day of fun.

Tonight, Friday, July 13 will be the annual Forks Uncorked event on the grounds of the Forks of the Wabash. This event is co-sponsored by HARTA and the Forks. Tickets for the event are still available online at (Read More...

Summer Evening with Chanticleer at Honeywell

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

The Honeywell House welcomes members from the Chanticleer String Quartet on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. for an evening of beautifully prepared classical music from composers like Haydn and Tchaikovsky. This project is made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission, the Community Foundation of Randolph County and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and is sponsored by Peggy Coppler Studio of Music/Musikgarten.

Quartet members include Stefan Xhori and Caroline Klemperer Green on the violin, Jennifer Smith on the viola, and Elizabeth Mendoza on the cello. During their performance, they will be joined by saxophonist/ clarinetist Paul Klemperer for a special movement of the Brahms clarinet quintet, Italian folksongs, and pieces by composer Hoagy Carmichael... Read More...

Victory Noll Center to offer a spiritual study

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

The Victory Noll Center is offering a year-long program of study that will delve deep into Christian spirituality. The study will begin in September of this year.

“The Narrow Gate: Foundations of Christian Spirituality,” is a year-long reflective study of the Wisdom Tradition over the centuries. The program will explore the classic elements of monastic and contemplative life. The program offers a reflective personal and transformative process for all who desire deeper life in Spirit and more intentional living of the Christian life in Christ. The rich and inspiring teaching is centered on the saints, mystics and spiritual teachers over the Christian centuries, personal contemplative prayer practice and the writing and living of a personal Rule of Life... Read More...

United Way announces community survey results

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

The Committee for Huntington County Working Families (an advocacy group of United Way of Huntington County formerly known as the A.L.I.C.E Work Group) created a community needs survey this past spring as a way to hear from members of the community about what needs or desires are not currently being met within Huntington County. It is the goal of United Way of Huntington County to have this type of community input to improve Huntington County in the way community members deem important.

The survey received over one hundred responses from working families and individuals within Huntington County... Read More...

First Farmers announces common stock buyback

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQX:FFMR), announced at its July 10, 2018 board meeting, the board of directors approved a plan to repurchase up to $1 million in the corporation’s outstanding common stock on the open market.

The timing, price and quantity of purchases under the stock repurchase plan will be at the discretion of management and may be discontinued, suspended or restarted at any time. The program will be funded from current available working capital. The board feels the stock repurchase plan will provide capital management opportunities and add value for the company’s shareholders depending upon market and business conditions... Read More...

NEIB announces sharp increase in earnings

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

Northeast Indiana Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:  NIDB), the parent company of First Federal Savings Bank, today announced net income for the six months ended June 30, 2018 increased by $540,000 or 34.0% to $2.13 million ($1.78 per diluted common share) when compared to net income of $1.59 million ($1.32 per diluted common share) for the six months ended June 30, 2017. The current six months earnings equate to an annualized ROA of 1.33% and a ROE of 11.91% compared to an annualized ROA of 1.05% and an annualized ROE of 9.20% for the six months ended June 30, 2017.

Commenting on the company’s performance, Michael Zahn, president and CEO, stated, “We continue to perform at a high level... Read More...

Public invited to dialogue on addictions

Posted: Friday, July 13, 2018

The City of Huntington Prevention Task Force has planned an upcoming Community Dialogue entitled, “Addictions and the Justice System,” to take place on Monday, July 23. The dialogue will be held at the Huntington City-Township Public Library from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The purpose of the Community Dialogues on Diversity series is to bring people together around topics that affect our community and to hear different thoughts and opinions in order to understand one another more fully in diversity and disagreement. These conversations align with and put into action the Huntington City Council mission statement which reads that Huntington will be ‘a community of civility and inclusion, where diversity is honored and differences are respected... Read More...

Honeywell House gears up for Jazz on the Lawn

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018

The Honeywell House will once again host its annual Jazz on the Lawn Concert taking place on Thursday, August 2 at 7 p.m. This marks the 8th year for this popular event. The Jazz on the Lawn concert is made possible by lead sponsors First Merchants Bank and Lutheran Health Network – Dukes Memorial Hospital. Associate sponsors are Beacon Credit Union, Metal Source LLC, Visit Wabash County, Wellbrooke of Wabash and Wendy’s of Wabash.

Featured this year will be the Big Swing Band from Lafayette, playing a wide range of jazz favorites including a selection from the 1940’s, when big bands were at their peak in popularity... Read More...

Mike Pogorelc named vice president at Bendix

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018

Source: Aftermarket News

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC has appointed Mike Pogorelc as vice president, supply chain excellence. Pogorelc also became the newest member of the Bendix Leadership Committee.

As a Bendix team member for 28 years, Pogorelc started with the company in May 1990 as a facility design engineer in Elyria, Ohio. After a series of increasingly larger roles, he was named plant manager for Bendix’s Huntington, Indiana, operations in October 2001. In his role as vice president, he will be based in Huntington.

In addition to his expansive experience directing the bustling Huntington campus, Pogorelc gained valuable global know-how in 2015 after spending much of the year serving as interim managing director for KB India – part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, Bendix’s parent company... Read More...

Kimmel recognized as one of LPL's top advisors

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018

Seth Kimmel, an independent LPL Financial advisor at Kimmel Financial Services in Huntington, announced his inclusion in LPL’s Director’s Club. LPL awards select advisors, out of the more than 15,000 LPL-affiliated advisors nationwide, with this distinction based on an advisor’s business success.

“On behalf of LPL, I congratulate Seth,” said Andy Kalbaugh, LPL managing director and divisional president, National Sales and Consulting. “Seth has demonstrated tremendous value to his clients with the service he provides to help them pursue their financial goals... Read More...

11th annual United Way Triathlon set August 11

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018

The United Way of Huntington County partners once again with Parkview Huntington Family YMCA to promote health and wellness in our community. The 11th annual Sprint Triathlon will take place on Saturday, August 11. This year’s event will be held at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA. This event is open to ages 14 and older with both team and individual triathlon options available. Registration fees are $60 for individuals, $30 for students and $85 for teams. If you have questions, you are asked to call the United Way office at (260) 356-6160.

Participants will tackle a 400-yard swim, a 13-mile bike ride and a 3... Read More...

Kansas set to ‘Rock’ the Honeywell Center

Posted: Thursday, July 5, 2018

Radio station 101.9 ROCKS will welcome Kansas, a rock favorite from the ’70s, on the night of their performance on Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater. With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, Kansas has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This “garage band” from Topeka released its debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don Kirshner, and has gone on to sell more than 30 million albums worldwide.

Composing a catalogue that includes fifteen studio albums and five live albums, Kansas has produced eight gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums (Leftoverture, Point of No Return, Best of Kansas), one platinum live album (Two for the Show), and two one million-selling gold singles, ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ and ‘Dust in the Wind... Read More...

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