Saturday, November 18th, 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...

Veterans Day celebration deemed a huge success

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

Veterans Day for 2017 will go in the history books as one of the best ever. This year’s event included new plaques to recognize the KIA’s (killed in action) from the Korean War and Vietnam War, and a monument and statue to recognize all the veterans who served in Vietnam. Topping off this year’s event was the visit of the American Huey 369 from its home in Peru, Indiana.

The 2017 parade had a record number of entries and began staging at Huntington North High School at 8:30 a.m. for a 10 a.m. start time. Prior to the start, American Huey 369 arrived at 9:45 a.m. and landed on the front lawn of the high school... Read More...

Heritage Days volunteers and ideas welcomed

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

The Huntington County Chamber of Commerce is looking for ideas and volunteers for this year’s Heritage Days. If you have an idea of an event, or would like to be a part of the Heritage Days steering committee, the Chamber would like to hear from you.

Heritage Days in Huntington will take place Wednesday, June 20 through Sunday, June 24. The events for Heritage Days are in the planning stages and new volunteers for the events or those who have ideas for new events for Heritage Days are welcome to attend the Heritage Days planning meetings which are held monthly.

The Heritage Days steering committee meets at the Chamber of Commerce office, 305 Warren Street, on the first Tuesday of the month at 5:15 p... Read More...

Honeywell Center to present The Lettermen

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

105.9 The Bash welcomes The Lettermen Holiday Show to the Honeywell Center Ford Theater on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m. Pop vocal trio The Lettermen will perform Christmas classics including “White Christmas,” “Silver Bells,” and “Little Drummer Boy,” along with their classic hits like “Goin’ out of My Head,” “Theme From a Summer Place” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.”

The three beautiful voices, blending as one, first hit the music charts in 1961 with “The Way You Look Tonight.” This hit was soon followed with another chart-topper entitled, “When I Fall in Love,” earning them the best vocal group of that year... Read More...

HU named a “2017 Top College” by Forbes

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

Huntington University has been named one of “America’s Top Colleges 2017” by Forbes. Out of the 650 schools ranked, HU was #440 in the nation and #101 in the Midwest. Huntington was ranked #15 in the state of Indiana. According to the U.S. Department of Education, there are more than 4,500 college campuses across the United States.

“It’s a blessing to represent northeastern Indiana on this list. To be considered in the top 10 percent of colleges nationwide is a testament to the diligence of our student body and the commitment of our faculty and staff,” stated Daniel Solms, Vice President for Enrollment Management & Marketing... Read More...

Donations to Pathfinder will be matched

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

While the rest of the world snacks on leftover pie and surfs the web for deals, Pathfinder Services, with the help of AWS Foundation, will be mobilizing their community to double down on #GivingTuesday. Pathfinder Services is teaming up with AWS Foundation to join the #GivingTuesday movement, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

But #GivingTuesday will look a little different for the folks served by Pathfinder Services this year. Thanks to the generosity of AWS Foundation, all new donations to Pathfinder Services will be matched – dollar for dollar – up to $10,000... Read More...

Parkview Field earns another national honor

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

Source: Inside INdiana

The Fort Wayne TinCaps have racked up another honor. The Parkview Field grounds crew has won the Sports Turf Managers Association “Field of the Year” award, which covers all Major League, Minor League and independent league teams.

A panel of 13 judges determined the award. The group scored entries based on factors including playability, the appearance of surfaces, use of innovative solutions, effective use of budget and comprehensive agronomic programs.

The crew will receive the award at the 29th annual STMA Conference & Exhibition in Fort Worth, Texas from January 16 to 19, 2018... Read More...

Mayor Fetters to host Christmas After Hours

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

A Christmas After Hours will be held on Thursday, December 7, 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 Flint Springs, Lincoln and Huntington Catholic elementary schools will be on display throughout the public areas of the City Building. Light refreshments will be served.

The public is invited to attend.

Cottage Event Center planning holiday shows

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

The Cottage Event Center will feature Shannon Persinger & the Eric Clancy Trio on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will benefit Toys for Tots and the cost is $12. Those attending are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy to share.

The New Year’s Eve Dinner Show will feature The Brat Pack with dinner at 6 p.m. and the show following from 7 to 10 p.m. The cost is $45 and the event benefits Oak Hill Farm.

Call (260) 483-3508 for tickets. The Cottage Event Center is located at U.S.-24 and Locust Street, Roanoke. Visit the website at Read More...

Christian Laura Story to perform at Honeywell

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

Contemporary Christian artist Laura Story will make her debut appearance on the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater stage on Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. Laura Story is a Grammy- and Dove Award-winning singer/songwriter most known for her inspiring songs “Indescribable” and “Blessings.”

Story began her career as a bass player for the Silers Bald band. During that time, the band released four independent albums. In 2002, Story left Silers Bald and began working on her first album, Indescribable, which was released independently that same year. In 2005, Story released her second independent album entitled There Is Nothing... Read More...

Forks to host Breakfast with Santa and more

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

The Forks of the Wabash Historic Park, 3011 W. Park Drive, will host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2. A display of decorated trees and wreaths will open later that day and continue on Sunday, December 3.

Children and their parents can have breakfast with Santa Claus from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on December 2. Breakfast will be served in the Richardville Room of the main museum building at the Forks. Children will also be able to speak with Santa about their Christmas wishes.

Christmas at the Forks, featuring trees and wreaths that have been designed and decorated by area businesses and individuals, opens at 11 a... Read More...

Christmas in the City, downtown, November 24

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Christmas in the City will take place on Friday, November 24 in downtown Huntington from 3 to 8 p.m. The event will be a late afternoon into evening event this year with family-friendly activities starting at 3 p.m. at Rotary Centennial Park.

Activities such as making greeting cards, coloring and special merchant deals will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. The Huntington County Children’s Choir will perform from 5:15 to 5:45 p.m. with Santa arriving by fire truck at Rotary Centennial Park at 5:45. The lighting of the giant Christmas tree will also take place.

A light parade with children and parents following the fire truck with Santa down to Franklin Street and on to the LaFontaine Center Ballroom will take place at 6 p... Read More...

Holiday walk, Festival of Trees in Warren

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

The organizers of Warren’s sixth annual Holiday Walk and Festival of Trees are seeking local businesses, individuals and organizations to decorate trees for the event. The Holiday Walk and Festival of Trees will be held on Friday, November 17, from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Warren.

Participating businesses will serve as hosts for the decorated trees. Visitors are invited to view the trees and receive treats and shopping incentives. Trees will be decorated by businesses, individuals, families and adult and youth organizations.

Downtown visitors will be provided a map of tree locations during the event and will be asked to vote on their favorite trees... Read More...

Martina McBride returns to Honeywell Center

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Country music sensation Martina McBride will liven up the Honeywell Center’s Ford Theater stage with her holiday show, The Joy of Christmas, on Thursday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. Her new holiday tour will feature beautiful scenery and beloved classic Christmas music. Corporate sponsorship is provided by Parkview Wabash Hospital.

With numerous Grammy nominations, Martina McBride has sold over 18 million albums and held 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits. She is well-known for her soprano singing range and has been referred to as “The Celine Dion of Country Music.”

McBride developed a pop-styled crossover sound, similar to that of Shania Twain and Faith Hill, and has had a string of major hit singles on the Billboard country including “Concrete Angel,” “This One’s for the Girls,” “A Broken Wing” and “I’m Going to Love You Through It... Read More...

Laugh ‘til-it-hurts’ kind of comedy at Honeywell

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood are coming to the Honeywell Center with their Scared Scriptless comedy act on Friday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m. Armed with nothing but their sharp wit, comedians Colin and Brad return to the Ford Theater stage to create hilarious and original scenes in their two-man show. Scared Scriptless will be welcomed by 105.9 The Bash. Corporate sponsorship provided by Rettig’s Industrial Supplies.

The entire show is driven by audience participation. Audience members yell out suggestions and Colin and Brad do the rest. Also, throughout the show, audience members are brought up on stage to add an extra element of the unexpected... Read More...

Honeywell announces Holiday Open House

Posted: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Christmas comes early at the Honeywell Center as it kicks off the holiday season with its annual Holiday Open House taking place on Friday, November 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. The corporate sponsorship is provided by Crossroads Bank.

The public is invited to come and see the spectacular holiday decorations up close and tour the building to see how the decorations transform the famous cultural arts center into a glistening wonderland. The open house coincides with Wabash’s “Downtown Night to Remember,” which will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a... Read More...

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