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Late summer garden harvest and tomato bread recipe

by Lovina Eicher Last week I wrote about how chilly it was, and now this week we are wishing we had some of that cool air. It has been a warm muggy week. We had a thunderstorm and quite a bit of rain during the night. Maybe this rain will cool it down. It seems it&

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Grilled Fruit Kebabs

By The American Institute of Cancer Research Grilling brings fruit’s natural sugars to the forefront – and this recipe highlights their taste even more with a lovely cinnamon glaze that caramelizes during the grilling process. The result is an easy, ele

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Refrigerator soup

by Lynda Balslev - TASTEFOOD My inspiration for making soup is often a convergence of too many vegetables in the refrigerator with homemade stock and leftovers from a roast chicken. This recipe is not an authentic tortilla soup, as I managed to empty most of the co

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Huntington bridge rehabilitation public hearing

STAFF REPORT Huntington County residents will have an opportunity to share their input on a bridge rehabilitation proposal on US 105 over Salamonie Lake/Reservoir. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019,

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Walk for Hope raises awareness

STAFF REPORT The 9th Annual Walk for Hope will be held Saturday Sept. 21, 2019 in the Huntington North Field House. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and the event begins at 7 p.m. The two mile walk consists primarily of Cherry and Poplar streets. Walk for Hope is h

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Open-air preschool at Salamonie

BIRDS MIGRATE: Preschool age children listen to Interpretive Specialist Eva Webb read from the book “Welcome, Brown Bird” on Wednesday morning at the “Birds Migrate” Salamonie Preschool Lesson. One preschooler points to the sky as a few birds circled the blue skies above the Salamonie Interpretive Center.

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com Children ages 3 to 5 have new opportunities to learn outdoors with Salamonie Forest Preschool at Salmonie Interpretive Center in Andrews. The program just began this year, adding to the Salamonie Interpretive Center’s typic

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United Way sets heightened goals

GOAL: Kyle Metzger,President and CEO of the United Way of Huntington County, presents the $590,000 goal for 2019.

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com Staff, partners and campaign chairs for the United Way of Huntington County gathered to thank the community and share their goals for 2019 fundraising. The United Way of Huntington County’s campaign goal for 2019 is $590,00

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HCCSC student spotlight

by Tiffanney Drummond - Director of Career and Technical Education Kaiden Huftel is a senior at Huntington North High School. He chose to participate in the HNHS Criminal Justice program, located at the Huntington County Community Learning Center because he was int

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1st Source Bank donates to Pathfinders

STAFF REPORT HUNTINGTON ­— The Pathfinder Services, Inc. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program received a $5,000 donation on Friday, Sept. 13, from 1st Source Bank. HomeOwnership Center Director Justin Barker and VITA Coordinator Kristy Wall wer

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Free entry to State Parks

STAFF REPORT Visitors can visit Indiana DNR properties for free on Saturday, Sept. 28 including State Parks, State Recreation Areas and Fish & Wildlife Areas for National Public Lands Day. National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volun

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Founding Fathers appear in Huntington

DINNER FUNDRAISER: Guests who attended the dinner fundraiser on Monday night sponsored the program Founding Fathers, Together Again! which was free for the community to attend on Tuesday night at Huntington University. Alexander Hamilton impersonator Ian Rose addresses the group of supporters in the LaFontaine Center Ballroom.

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com Donors from across Huntington gathered for a fundraising dinner in the LaFontaine Center on Monday to provide an educational opportunity for students and the community alike. Mayor Brooks Fetters introduced Founding Father impers

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Average FICO credit score hits new high

by Michelle Singleterry I’ve had a perfect 850 credit score for more than a year. How has my life changed? Not one little bit. I’ve been getting about the same number of credit card offers as when I had scores in the 700s. And I haven’t received a

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Here's how to retire to a rich life as an entrepreneur

By Michelle Singletary You don’t have to retire. Maybe you don’t want to be the on-call babysitter for your grandchildren. You have no desire to play golf or travel the world. What if your retirement meant finally pursuing your lifelong passion of becom

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Do just one thing

By Danny Seo 9/16/19 Do you have a drawer full of mustard, ketchup, lemon juice or mayo condiment packets and you’re not sure what to do with them? Toss a few into the freezer and let them get ice-cold. The next time you need a small cold compress to soothe a

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Parkview searches for Huntington photographers

ON DISPLAY:Huntington-area resident Ed Beckner says he’s pleased to have his photo of a bench with fall leaves, and other shots he’s taken around the community, displayed at PHH

STAFF REPORT Passionate photographers in Huntington County have an opportunity for their photographs to be displayed in the halls and spaces at Parkview Huntington Hospital. PHH encourages area residents and local photographers to submit photos for consideration. S

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Reimbursement requested from former city worker

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com The Indiana State Board of Accounts is requesting reimbursement from former Huntington Police Department office manager Amy Wagner who allegedly took cash from the police department. Indiana State Board of Accounts (SBO

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Richison gets 20 years prison

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com Ryan M. Richison was sentenced on Tuesday after he was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in conjunction with the death of Kyle Randall on Jan. 1, 2018. Richison was sentenced to 20 years in prison and 5 years on probation fo

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Pioneer Fest to celebrate old, new

PIONEER MUSIC:Old-time music sets the tone for the 44th annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival, Sept. 28 and 29 in Huntington.

STAFF REPORT The Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival returns to Huntington for its 44th year on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28 and 29. The festival celebrates Indiana life in the early- to mid-1800s, when Native Americans, white settlers and French traders populate

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Trooper from Huntington retires

TROOPER: Master Trooper Richard R. Crawfordwas a 1976 graduate of Huntington North High School.

STAFF REPORT An Indiana State Trooper from Huntington along with his wife are retiring from the Indiana State Police Department after more than 60 years of service between them. Master Trooper Richard R. Crawford, a native of Huntington, Ind. and his wife of 24 yea

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Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival scarecrow contest

STAFF REPORT Students from kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to participate in the scarecrow contest at the 44th annual Forks of the Wabash Pioneer Festival. Participants will have an opportunity to create their very own scarecrows and be in the running

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Salamonie Preschool 'Birds Migrate' September 18

ARTICLE PROVIDED Preschool-age children and their adults are invited to Salamonie Preschool’s “Birds Migrate” Sept. 18. Discuss why birds migrate and where they go. The class will be offered from 10-11:30 a.m. at Salamonie Interpretive Center in L

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Huntington woman killed in collision

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com A Huntington woman was killed on Thursday when her vehicle pulled out in front of a semi in Elkhart County. Sharon R. Cuttriss, 29, of Huntington died at the scene when her 2012 Dodge Caravan pulled into the path of an oncoming s

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Huntington 10th in national survey

STAFF REPORT HUNTINGTON — CollegeConsensus.com ranked Huntington University 10th on its list of the 80 “Best Christian Colleges.” The university’s overall College Consensus score was 67.2 out of 100. The top-rated spot on the list went to Ca

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Faith-based colleges and real news? Gossip is not more Christian than journalism

by Terry Mattingly Journalism professors at Christian colleges and universities know the drill all too well. Semi-official reports spread that something terrible has happened on or near campus. It may be an accident that was said to have involved alcohol and a stud

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Neglect charge nets 12-year sentence

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com A Huntington man was sentenced to ten years in prison and two years probation after he pleaded guilty to a crime that left an infant with serious injuries. Braxton M. Gray, 24, pleaded guilty to a Level 3 felony charge

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Virus detected in Northern Indiana

STAFF REPORT State health officials are urging Indiana residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites in response to the detection of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus activity in northern Indiana. Since mid-August of this year, three horses and one grou

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Second graders meet city officials

OFFICER: Officer Sims opened up his police cruiser for second graders fromLincoln Elementary School on Thursday during their field trip.

by James Ehle - jehle@h-ponline.com Second grade teachers at Lincoln Elementary School took their students outside of the classroom for a social studies lesson with Huntington officials. Second graders from Lincoln Elementary met with Mayor Brooks Fetters, Officer

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