Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Featured: Welcome to Huntington County

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

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...

Historic Forks announce program for July 4

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

The Historic Forks of the Wabash, 3010 W. Park Drive, is pleased to announce that it will once again be sponsoring an Old-Fashioned Fourth of July program on the grounds of the Historic Park. The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a concert by the Erie Band. There will also be the presentation of the flags by local veterans.

The guest speaker for this year’s event will be Mrs. Rosemarie Felts from Lagro, Indiana. Mrs. Felts grew up in Germany during World War II and will be sharing what it was like to come to the United States following the war, experience and learn a new culture, new language and learn about freedom... Read More...

Love INC to hold Love Unity Feast on August 20

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Love INC will hold a Love Unity Feast on Sunday, August 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at Heritage Hall at Hier’s Park.

The meal, hosted by Love INC, will consist of chicken and noodles, pork loin and a gluten-free vegetarian pasta bake. Tickets for the feast are $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 years old and younger.

For more information, call Love INC at (260) 356-0933 or visit their office at 715 Byron Street.

“Battle of the Businesses” to be in September

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

The Parkview Huntington Family YMCA plans to hold their annual “Battle of the Businesses” again this year. This year’s “Battle of the Businesses 2017” will run from Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 17.

The “Y” recognizes their opportunity and its responsibility to impact the Huntington County Community in a positive, productive manner. The “Battle of the Businesses” is a fun way to be active, build workplace camaraderie, and bring the community together in a friendly competition.

This year’s “Battle” activities include: one mile fun walk, corn hole tournament, disc golf, YMCA - Drover Town 5K, sand volleyball, kickball, bicycle poker ride, golf, obstacle course, basketball, bowling, 9-ball billiards, firefighters challenge and a “tug of war” contest and more... Read More...

Bowen Center expands by 5,000 square feet

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

The new addition to the Bowen Center, 2860 Northpark Avenue, is now complete. The 5,000 square foot addition began in October 2016.

According to the Bowen Center staff, the space includes offices and a medical clinic with two psychiatrists and nurse practitioner on staff. The new addition has a community/conference room for use by the community and will accommodate up to 95 people.

The Bowen Center is a resource for outpatient treatment services for individuals, family and grief counseling and substance abuse groups. The center also provides social skills training and development for adults... Read More...

Parkview Huntington earns top honor for nursing

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

All seven of Parkview Health’s hospitals – including Parkview Huntington Hospital have joined the ranks of the nation’s most elite by achieving Magnet® recognition across the region. Magnet designation is granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met.

“Achieving Magnet recognition reinforces the culture of excellence that is the hallmark of our mission in northeast Indiana,” said Mike Packnett, president and CEO, Parkview Health... Read More...

Library has activities planned toward teens

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Teens can throw it back old school in the Huntington Library’s “Party like Your Grandparents” Bingo night. Taking place at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 29 in Markle and 3 p.m. Friday, June 30 in Huntington, this is a chance for teens to party like generations past with a chance for prizes at the end. All teens are invited.

Teens can also try their chance at the library’s own version of the popular television show “The Amazing Race.” Taking place at 2 p.m. Monday, July 3 in Huntington and 2 p.m. Friday, July 7 in Markle, the library’s version of the popular contest will be themed around construction and feature a variety of activities to be completed as fast as one can, just like the TV show... Read More...

Ball State study warns of automation, offshoring

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Source: INside Indiana

A new report from Ball State University provides a snapshot of two forces that could have a big impact on the workforce of the future: automation and offshoring. The research looks at communities throughout the country and suggests ten counties in Indiana that could be especially susceptible. Nationwide, the analysis found approximately one in four U.S. jobs faces future threats from foreign competition.

The report says LaGrange, Switzerland, Blackford and Perry counties are at risk of job loss from automation and offshoring threats lurk in LaGrange, Clinton, Kosciusko, DeKalb, Blackford, Hamilton and Elkhart counties... Read More...

Hospital guild awards scholarships

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Olivia Eckert and Miranda Smart have each been awarded scholarships by the Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild.

Smart is a 2017 graduate of Huntington North High School with plans to enter Ball State University’s School of Nursing in the fall. She is the daughter of Todd and Laura Smart of Huntington.

Eckert will be entering her final year in the nursing program at Ivy Tech Community College, Fort Wayne. Her goal is to become a registered nurse and continue her career at Parkview Huntington Hospital, where she works as a patient care tech. The daughter of Pete Eckert and the late Michelle Eckert, she was also a recipient of a Parkview Huntington Hospital Guild scholarship in 2016, as well as a Jill Dreyer Scholarship from the Parkview Huntington Foundation... Read More...

Lake Clare Fitness Park to hold Grand Opening

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

The Lake Clare Fitness Park, located at the north end of Lake Clare, at the corner of Broadway and Old Highway 24, will hold its Grand Opening. The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, July 8 at the fitness park.

The park consists of 20 obstacles built on moderate to difficult levels. The course is for anyone between the ages of eight and 88. The obstacle course is meant to challenge and improve balance, agility, strength, especially in the upper body and also endurance.

The fitness park is a place where the entire family can participate in various, physically challenging activities, all while having fun at the same time... Read More...

Kids Kampus named On My Way Pre-K Provider

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

Pathfinder Kids Kampus is now an On My Way Pre-K Provider. This program will allow the early education facility to provide free preschool to ten four year old children for the school year of 2017-18. Pathfinder Kids Kampus is now accepting applications for free preschool openings.

Recently, the Indiana Legislature opted to roll all current grantees in the Early Education Matching Grant (EEMG) program into the On My Way Pre-K expansion. Pathfinder Kids Kampus was first named an EEMG grantee in 2015. This change will allow Pathfinder Kids Kampus to maintain the ten free added enrollment spots for four-year-olds originally made possible by the EEMG... Read More...

HU Ag students receive American FFA degrees

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

The Haupert Institute for Agricultural Studies has announced sophomores Abigail Atkins, an Agribusiness Management and Biology Pre-med major from Columbia City, Indiana; Makayla Mobley, an Agricultural Education from North Manchester, Indiana; and Megan Schroeder, an Agribusiness Marketing and Animal Production major from Albion, Indiana, have received the American FFA Degree from the National FFA Organization.

The American FFA degree is awarded to members who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to FFA and made significant accomplishments in their supervised agricultural experiences... Read More...

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