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Food pantry encourages community to participate in Stuff-a-Truck event

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com The time has come for Love In the Name of Christ (INC) to use the foyer of Owen’s north, Nov. 8-11, for its annual stuff-a-truck event, during which volunteers try to fill a semi-truck with donations for the food pantry. Cu

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Officials see surge in early voting numbers

BEATING THE LINE:Huntington County residents cast their early voting ballots electronically on Thursday.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com A week into early voting, the number of ballots have surged in Huntington and surrounding counties compared to previous years. Americans are able to vote early in 33 states, and many election offices are reporting an

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Markle expands through annexation

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com MARKLE — Day Warpup Farms, located at 3344 E. Huntington County Road 700S in Markle, has voluntarily annexed its property to the town. During the Markle Town Council meeting Wednesday, council members approved t

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HCCLC welding class builds industry relationship

WELD: Huntington North High School students are now able to take welding courses through the Huntington County Community Learning Center. There, students learn safety practices and welding skills.

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Huntington North High School (HNHS) has offered welding classes to its students for years through Heartland Career Center in Wabash, but this year, students have been able to take classes at the Huntington County Community Learni

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Father charged with neglect may see trial

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com A Huntington man charged with child neglect and aggravated battery may go to trial pending the results of an upcoming status hearing. Kevin N. Tucker, 38, was charged with neglect of a dependant resulting in death and

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Huntington senior awarded with State Fair achievement trip

SHOW: Spencer Atkinson will attend the State Fair Achievement Trip to Chicago in November, for the work on his "Solving the Poultry Protein Puzzle" display at the 2018 Indiana State Fair.

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com A Huntington North High School senior was chosen among 24 other Indiana 4-H students to attend the State Fair Achievement Trip, coming up in November. Every year, the Indiana State Fair Board of Directors chooses and sponsors stu

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Father charged with neglect may see trial

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com A Huntington man charged with child neglect and aggravated battery may go to trial pending the results of an upcoming status hearing. Kevin N. Tucker, 38, was charged with neglect of a dependant resulting in death and

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Welding class builds industry relationship

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Huntington North High School (HNHS) has offered welding classes to its students for years through Heartland Career Center in Wabash, but this year, students have been able to take classes at the Huntington County Community Learni

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Huntington senior awarded with State Fair achievement trip

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com A Huntington North High School senior was chosen among 24 other Indiana 4-H students to attend the State Fair Achievement Trip, coming up in November. Every year, the Indiana State Fair Board of Directors chooses and sponsors stu

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Art studio aims for new attitude toward tattoos

PORTRAITS: Alejandro Avila points to some of his airbrush work on display in his shop.

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Just this past summer, 218 Art Studio opened its doors for business. The studio focuses on airbrush painting, tattoos and breaking the tattoo parlor stereotype. Alejandro Avila, who specializes in neo-traditional, trash polka and

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City on board with arts plan

UNDER CONSTRUCTION:Crews work to refce the facade of the United Brethren building in downtown Huntington.

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com The LaFontaine Arts Council has devised a plan to bring an arts district to downtown Huntington. During their last City Council meeting, arts council members presented their plan to establish artist spaces and galleri

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Fishing event to come to Memorial Park

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be stocking ponds with rainbow trout next weekend, an effort to gather the community for a day of fishing. Three hundred 12-14 inch trout will be stocked in one pond in Shoaf

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Chili cook-off returns with 'personality'

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com The smell of chili drifted out of what will be the future site of a senior center on Saturday, inviting passersby to stop and become taste testers for a day. Various chilis were entered in the Huntington County Council On Ag

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Financing plans for a new police HQ

BY Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com The Huntington Common Council unanimously approved a resolution to move forward with issuing bonds for the proposed construction of a new police station, estimated to cost $4.8 million. H.J. Umbaugh & Associate

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Drug panel looks at current trends among teens

BY Kaitlin Gebby - kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com The Local Anti-Drug Coalition Effort (LACE) discussed popular trends in teen drug-use during their meeting Monday, citing e-cigarettes as the number one threat to teenage health. Amy Hathaway, coordinator for LACE, ex

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Sheriff's dept. prevails in donkey ball

STEAL: A member of the law enforcement team tries to steal the ball away from a Heritage Pointe player, who fell off their donkey.

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Donkey Ball returned to the Knight Bergman Center in Warren Thursday night, keeping the bleachers filled with fans entertained. This fundraiser brought a twist to the game of basketball, by getting players on the backs on donkeys

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Huntington to see fall colors as cool temperatures hit

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Huntington County could start seeing fall colors paint the trees now that the weather has brought in colder temperatures. According to an Indiana DNR press release, Carrie Tauscher, the Division of Forestry’s Community and

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City Council approves budget, raises

by Andrew Maciejewski - amaciejewski@h-ponline.com Huntington Common Council approved the 2019 budget and salary ordinances on Tuesday, which lead to disagreement to council member salaries. Councilman Dave Funk disagreed during the approval of the 2019 salary ordi

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Local convicted of fraud

by ANDREW CHRISTMAN - hpnews@h-ponline.com A Huntington man was found guilty, Wednesday, on multiple charges after failing to complete a home improvement project in North Manchester. Matthew Reust, 34, was found guilty of home improvement fraud as a Level 5 fe

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Sheriff's department prevails in donkey ball

BY HEATHER COX - hcox@h-ponline.com Donkey Ball returned to the Knight Bergman Center in Warren Thursday night, keeping the bleachers filled with fans entertained. This fundraiser brought a twist to the game of basketball, by getting players on the backs on donkeys

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